Vaccinated guests at MGM Resorts International’s Las Vegas properties no longer need to mask up, according to a Friday statement from the company.
Bailey joined the Las Vegas-Review Journal’s business desk in April 2018. She previously worked with the paper in the summer of 2017 as an intern. Prior to her return, she was an intern on Bloomberg News’ energy team. She grew up in Iowa and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor of journalism degree in 2017.
MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment Inc. and Station Casinos are the latest major companies to have gaming floor capacity and social distancing restrictions waived by Nevada regulators. Silverton also got the green light.
U.S. commercial gaming surpassed $11 billion in revenue in the first quarter, matching the industry’s highest-ever quarterly total.
Bally’s Corp. discussed first quarter financial results on Monday, and discussed the potential upsides to its recent Tropicana purchase.
“I think (the Palms sale) has tribes across the country thinking about Vegas,” gaming consultant Josh Swissman said. “This is just fortuitous timing for these tribes (to enter the market).”
Resorts World is partnering with cryptocurrency exchange Gemini to introduce a crypto wallet “across all areas of the integrated resort experience.”
Caesars Entertainment Inc. is teaming up with the Arizona Diamondbacks MLB team to bring a new sportsbook to downtown Phoenix.
“I think the demand for entertainment and just fun after the last 12 to 14 months is going to be like nothing we’ve ever seen in our lifetime,” Caesars CEO Tom Reeg said during a Tuesday earnings call.
The Strip casino-resort received approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board to lift restrictions after 80 percent of its active workforce was inoculated.
The 2022 NFL draft is still nearly a year away, but higher room rates on the Strip during the Las Vegas event hint that resorts will be seeing a surge in visitation.
Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s Las Vegas gaming floors have been given the green light to operate at full capacity, effective Monday.