Tag: Las Vegas

Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson dies at 87

Self-made Sheldon Gary Adelson, mainly known as one of the prime visionaries of the Las Vegas gaming scene, made dozens of headlines earlier this week as news of his death at the age of 87 years old surfaced. The casino mogul had his bout of health issues since 2001 while most recently seeking treatment for […]

People News: Ike Haxton for Covid live poker boycott; PokerStars signs Neymar Jr… again; Galfond Challenge update; Fist fight at the Aria poker room

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting news and gossip from our favourite poker people. Ike Haxton calls for Covid live poker boycott Isaac Haxton is concerned about Covid-19 numbers in his chosen home of Las Vegas. He is begging the poker community to not play live poker. Poker is ramping […]

Vegas’ transformation: Newly opened Circa sets a different tone for Downtown; Casino mogul Adelson’s weighs possible exit

With the numerous setbacks due to the current Covid-19 situation, it would only be fair to assume that the entertainment capital of the world would be in a devastating position considering its high risk nature of businesses and tourism-reliant economic model. However, this is not the case for the popular Sin City. Recent developments have […]

Las Vegas casinos struggle to re-open. Will Sin City ever be the same?

The unexpected 2020 coronavirus pandemic has been a really tough challenge on the gaming industry with multiple casinos experiencing month-long shutdowns and continuous drastic effects. Being a major entertainment hub worldwide, Las Vegas has been one of the cities heavily affected by the whole Covid-19 situation and may possibly never return to what it used […]

Vegas Mayor Pushes to Reopen Casinos in Bizarre Interview, Governor Suggests State is Unprepared

A trending topic made headlines as Las Vegas mayor Carolyn Goodman called to reopen casinos in the state amidst the current global COVID-19 situation. In an interview conducted on television network CNN with Anderson Cooper, the appointed Goodman made some reckless and contradictory statements that confused millions of viewers. Anderson Cooper: You’re talking about encouraging […]

Sahara Las Vegas to reopen poker room

Poker rooms have been shutting down and opening up frequently in the fast-paced gambling metropolis Las Vegas. Unfortunately more of the former than the latter. In the wake of Black Friday, twenty-eight poker rooms have shut their doors in Nevada since 2012. In 2018, five have closed in Las Vegas alone. In recent news however […]

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