Federal solution to online gaming debate preferred – iGaming North America

By Chris Sieroty LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALPosted: Feb. 22, 2013 | 2:29 a.m.For legislator Bobby Moak, getting his bill to legalize online gaming through Mississippi's Legislature and signed by its governor is only part of the difficulty.Moak, a Democrat and House minority leader, introduced the legislation for the second consecutive year, and a hearing on the … Continue reading Federal solution to online gaming debate preferred – iGaming North America

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AGA’s CEO Frank Fahrenkopf expects federal poker bill to be revived

By Chris Sieroty LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALPosted: Feb. 20, 2013 | 2:54 p.m.Frank Fahrenkopf, who will step down in June after 18 years as president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, said Wednesday he believes a comprehensive federal bill legalizing online poker will be brought back to Capitol Hill this year.Fahrenkopf expects Rep. Joe Barton, … Continue reading AGA’s CEO Frank Fahrenkopf expects federal poker bill to be revived

Kazuo Okada resigns from Wynn Resorts board of directors

By Chris Sieroty LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALPosted: Feb. 21, 2013 | 1:25 p.m.Kazuo Okada, co-founder and one-time largest shareholder in Wynn Resorts Ltd., resigned Thursday from the gaming company's board of directors, just one day before a shareholder vote likely would have removed him."I no longer believe it is appropriate for me to serve on the … Continue reading Kazuo Okada resigns from Wynn Resorts board of directors

Nevada business owners take a class in exporting

By Chris Sieroty LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALPosted: Feb. 15, 2013 | 2:48 p.m.International exports might not be at the top of the list for businesses in Southern Nevada, but a Las Vegas-based marketing expert would argue that without thinking globally, businesses are limiting their potential growth and profitability by focusing locally."The world loves American brands and … Continue reading Nevada business owners take a class in exporting

Downtown Grand marks latest step in its redevelopment

By Chris Sieroty LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALPosted: Feb. 12, 2013 | 4:38 p.m. Updated: Feb. 13, 2013 | 10:13 a.m.Zachary Conine stood among employees, reporters and curious onlookers Tuesday wearing a blue pinstripe suit and bow tie as he cheered the latest step in the two-year redevelopment of the Downtown Grand, formerly the Lady Luck.The project, … Continue reading Downtown Grand marks latest step in its redevelopment