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Thomas Moore is a long-time Las Vegan, a UNLV graduate and was news editor at UNLV’s student newspaper the Rebel Yell. He was the police reporter at the Henderson Home News, a Greenspun Media Group newspaper, before covering banking, real estate, media and gaming for the Las Vegas Business Press. After many lost years in corporate America, he headed back to journalism, first as a content producer for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and now as the Las Vegas Sun’s gaming reporter.

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Cromwell unveils new sports book, touts lower minimum bets at table games
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017
The Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip is making changes to its casino floor ...
Nevada Gaming Commission to hash over weed and casinos
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Nevada’s legalization of recreational marijuana has made life easier for users but more difficult for gaming companies, something the Nevada Gaming Commission hopes to address in a ...
Expansion at Emerald Island in downtown Henderson nearing completion
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
The casino’s administrative offices are in a former drugstore. The gaming floor is in what used to be a post office. The food preparation and storage areas used to be a Moose Lodge. It seems only fitting that the latest upgrades for Emerald Island in downtown Henderson include expanding by 10,000 square feet into ...
Cosmopolitan launching $100 million-plus room refresh
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017
The Cosmopolitan has announced a major makeover of most of its hotel rooms, the latest in a series of upgrades at the resort that have included the addition of ...
Caesars taking payments in Las Vegas via popular Chinese app
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017
Caesars Entertainment has started taking payments at multiple locations in Las Vegas from WeChat, a smartphone messaging app that’s hugely popular in China.
Starting on Tuesday, the company began ...
How retail on the Las Vegas Strip appears to buck dire national trend
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017
Recent headlines reflect the harrowing state of the retail industry in the online shopping age. Headlines about retail on the Las Vegas Strip, however, are all about big deals and growth. Specifically, Wynn Resorts is building 75,000 square feet of high-end shopping across the street from the Fashion Show. While one development is hardly a boom, the added space, along with the aforementioned deals, reveals a confidence about retail on the Strip not found elsewhere. ...
Fertitta: Palms will reflect ‘everything we've learned over last 30 years’
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017
Chairman and CEO Frank J. Fertitta III said building and operating hybrid resorts (appealing to both tourists and locals) “is what we do.” “We're going to take everything ...
Next owner may expand Stratosphere with convention space
Friday, Aug. 4, 2017
In a conference call with gaming analysts today, Golden Entertainment CEO Blake Sartini spoke about where the company saw its strongest results in the ...
Gaming trade group updates how it addresses problem gambling
Friday, Aug. 4, 2017
One of the gaming industry’s largest trade groups announced an updated approach to problem gambling during a roundtable discussion on the issue at UNLV’s international Gaming Institute on Thursday.
Caesars, noting uptick in revenue, trumpets room renovations, esports push
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017
Room renovations have been a priority for Caesars because it’s a low-risk, high-reward investment that has driven revenue for the company. In a presentation accompanying the call, the company stated it plans to renovate just over 6,000 rooms by the end of next year ...