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Free Parking in Las Vegas Returns As a Resort Breaks Ranks

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 09/19/2019, 3:00 AM

For many years, the ability to park for free at most Las Vegas casino-resorts was a beloved perk, and it was one that made visiting the spread-out desert city much more affordable, practical, and welcoming. But in 2017, starting with MGM-owned resorts, that privilege was snatched from guests. Just to visit a restaurant or a shop, with a few minor exceptions (Treasure Island, Venetian-Palazzo) gue...

Casino Giant Caesars Planning Non-Gaming Hotel in Arizona

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 01/30/2019, 6:45 PM

Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment, the company behind the Caesars, Harrah's, and Horseshoe brands of casino resorts, is expanding beyond slot machines and roulette tables.  Caesars opened two non-gaming resorts in Dubai in late 2018 and started work on another casino-free property in Los Cabos, Mexico that's scheduled to start taking guests in late 2020. Now the company has announced plans f...

Two Atlantic City Casinos Reopen Under New Management

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 07/02/2018, 5:30 PM

Not long ago, Atlantic City seemed in danger of becoming a ghost town. A string of casino closures—five in two years, according to the Associated Press—came as a consequence of events such as the economic downturn of 2008, the legalization of gambling elsewhere in the U.S. (meaning Nevada and Atlantic City are no longer your only legal gaming options), and the financial chicanery that's easier to...

More Vegas Casinos End Free Parking

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 12/14/2016, 5:00 AM

Following a precedent set earlier this year by MGM Resorts, numerous Las Vegas casinos will soon begin charging fees for valet and self-parking at their properties.  Beginning later this month, you'll have to pay to park at resorts owned by Caesars Entertainment, including Linq, Harrah's, Bally's, Flamingo, Caesars Palace, the Cromwell, Paris, and Planet Hollywood—all of the company's prop...

No More Free Drinks at Vegas Casinos?

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 10/21/2016, 4:00 AM

For those of you who dread new technologies, we've got another point to add to your argument. Thanks to new gizmos at a few of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas, many gamblers may no longer get free drinks.  The longstanding practice of keeping casino denizens well lubricated with free booze (which might persuade them to linger and therefore spend more money at the gaming tables) is und...

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