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Nevada Gaming Control Board’s new chair braces for challenges

Nevada Gaming Control Board’s new chair braces for challenges

Sandra Morgan, new chairwoman of the state Gaming Control Board, speaks during a board meeting at the Grant Sawyer Building in Las Vegas, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Morgan, new chairwoman of the state Gaming Control Board, speaks during a board meeting at the Grant Sawyer Building […]

Panda Express hosting hiring event in Las Vegas

Panda Express hosting hiring event in Las Vegas

The exterior of a Panda Express restaurant. (Panda Express) Panda Express is hosting its annual hiring event Tuesday in Las Vegas. The restaurant chain is hiring to fill over 60 positions throughout the Las Vegas area, the company said in a news release. Open positions include both manager and associate […]

Massachusetts regulators expedite Encore Boston Harbor paperwork

Massachusetts regulators expedite Encore Boston Harbor paperwork

Wynn Resorts provided a project update to Massachusetts gaming regulators Monday. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission stayed true to its word that it would expedite approvals needed to open Encore Boston Harbor. Less than a week after hitting Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts Ltd. with a record $35 million fine while allowing […]

Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts looks to Indiana sports betting

Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts looks to Indiana sports betting

Nevada’s sportsbook (Las Vegas Review-Journal) Full House Resorts CEO and president Dan Lee expects a new Indiana bill will help the regional casino company compete with the big dogs. The gambling bill passed the state legislature on April 24, and would allow sports betting and open a competitive process for […]

67-acre spread south of Las Vegas Strip sells for $60M

67-acre spread south of Las Vegas Strip sells for $60M

Aerial photograph of property at the northwest corner of Las Vegas Blvd and Blue Diamond Road on Monday, May 6, 2019. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal) photograph of property at the northwest corner of Las Vegas Blvd and Blue Diamond Road on Monday, May 6, 2019. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal) photograph […]

China’s economy czar heads for Washington tariff war talks

China’s economy czar heads for Washington tariff war talks

Members of U.S. and China delegation led by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, stand for a group photo session after their meeting May 1, 2019, at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. Chinese envoys are preparing to travel to […]

Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts

Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts

The trade war between the US and China – which seemed to be nearing an end – has suddenly escalated with the threat of new tariffs. US President Donald Trump vowed to more than double tariffs on $200bn (£153bn) of Chinese goods on Friday and to introduce fresh ones “shortly”. […]

South Africa election: Count under way in tough test for ANC

South Africa election: Count under way in tough test for ANC

Votes are being counted in South Africa‘s general election, with President Cyril Ramaphosa hoping to prevent a slide in support for the governing African National Congress. With results declared in some 23% of districts, the ANC has won about 55% of the ballot, well ahead of the opposition Democratic Alliance […]

US House panel holds attorney general in contempt over Mueller report

US House panel holds attorney general in contempt over Mueller report

A US House of Representatives panel has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not releasing an unredacted copy of the report on Russian election meddling. The judiciary committee took the rare step as tensions rose over Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s findings. Earlier, President Donald […]

Australia‘s A$50 note misspells responsibility

Australia‘s A$50 note misspells responsibility

Australia‘s latest A$50 note comes with a big blunder hidden in the small print – a somewhat embarrassing typo. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) spelled “responsibility” as “responsibilty” on millions of the new yellow notes. The RBA confirmed the typo on Thursday and said the error would be fixed […]