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How Las Vegas' Opulent CityCenter Survived Dubai

Jim Murren waited five years to welcome the world to CityCenter, the 18 million–sq.-ft., $8.5 billion resort complex that opened this week in the heart of the...

The Depression Hits Las Vegas

Casino gambling is part of the American Dream. "The World Series of Poker" gets better ratings than the Super Bowl. But, even the gaming industry is in trouble...

Dark Days Ahead for Macau, Asia's Las Vegas?

If they built the casinos, the gamblers would come. That was the idea, anyway. Since a 40-year gambling monopoly ended in 2002 and the Sands Macau, the first...

All Bets Off for Las Vegas Sands' in Singapore?

As afternoon storm clouds gather, an almost daily occurrence in wet and steamy Singapore, work goes on as usual at the Marina Bay site of Las Vegas Sands' $4...

Las Vegas on the Gulf Coast?

All along the Gulf Coast, construction is driving the post-Katrina economic recovery, but the biggest and boldest bets in Mississippi are on gambling. Eight...