Entertainment and Recreation Industries
Dec 01, 2010 20:45 EST
Nevada panel sets $5.3 billion revenue figure; lawmakers to have $1.1 billion less to spend. A panel of financial experts on Wednesday projected Nevada revenues for the upcoming budget cycle at $5.3 billion, representing a $1.1 billion decrease, or 17 percent, from existing spending levels.
Dec 01, 2010 15:31 EST
NJ regulators approve sale of Resorts Atlantic City, nation's first casino outside Nevada. When it opened 32 years ago, Resorts Atlantic City was the only place in the United States you could go gamble legally outside Nevada.
Dec 01, 2010 13:16 EST
Deaf moviegoers sue Cinemark theater chain, demand closed captioning for films. Deaf moviegoers are suing Cinemark, claiming the movie theater chain is denying them access to films by refusing to install closed captioning devices.
Dec 01, 2010 13:05 EST
Spain, battling to douse market fears of an Irish-style bailout, on Wednesday unveiled plans to raise billions of euros through the partial privatisation of the state lottery company and the sale of a bigger stake in its airport operator.
Dec 01, 2010 11:33 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Los Angeles groups have inquired about moving the Minnesota Vikings National Football League team to California, a Vikings official said.
Dec 01, 2010 05:59 EST
Big week in Nielsen ratings for ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars,' Palin family. It was a big week in TV ratings for "Dancing With the Stars" and the Palin family.
Nov 30, 2010 22:04 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League will refund general admission tickets for any 2011 preseason and regular season games that are canceled due to a work stoppage, the league announced on Tuesday.
Nov 30, 2010 21:41 EST
Meeting of baseball players, umpires, executives postponed. Major League Baseball says Friday's scheduled meeting among management, players and umpires has been postponed because of a death in the family of one of the participants.
Nov 30, 2010 05:14 EST
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - To damn with faint praise: The opening box office for "Tangled" during the holiday-stretched weekend represented the best for any non-Pixar animated release by Disney in years.
Nov 30, 2010 04:52 EST
Mickey Mouse makes his US debut as a videogame hero Tuesday in "Wasteland," featuring an alternate world that includes Walt Disney Company's long forgotten characters and attractions.
Nov 30, 2010 04:06 EST
Jeter's request for crazy money not as crazy as it may seem for the Yankees icon. There will come a time in the near future when a plaque honoring Derek Jeter will join some of the great Yankees of the past behind the center-field fence at the new stadium in the Bronx.
Nov 29, 2010 17:32 EST
Moody's doubts whether proposed Atlantic City casino changes will work to end slide. A key corporate credit ratings firm doubts that changing Atlantic City's gambling rules, including allowing smaller casinos and betting on sports and via the Internet, would help end the city's four-year slump.
Nov 28, 2010 21:09 EST
BERLIN (Hollywood Reporter) - French porn producer Marc Dorcel, maker of such hardcore classics as "Citizen Shane" and "Casino -- No Limit," is bringing Europe a new dimension in erotic entertainment with the launch of a 3D video-on-demand service for porn videos.
Nov 28, 2010 19:00 EST
PAHRUMP ? The ponds scattered across the now-withering Willow Creek Golf Course are not the kind of water hazards that steal poorly hit golf balls.
Nov 28, 2010 13:22 EST
Cavaliers' coach Byron Scott fined $35,000 for criticizing referees after loss to Magic. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott has been fined $35,000 for publicly criticizing game officials.
Nov 26, 2010 12:53 EST
Casinos in Louisiana, Mississippi struggle back from recession. Amid a new reality ? casinos are not recession-proof ? gambling in Louisiana and Mississippi is staging a slow comeback from the economic meltdown of 2008, aggravated for a time by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that chased away some tourists.
Nov 26, 2010 09:54 EST
Swedish appeals court upholds convictions in Pirate Bay file-sharing trial. A Swedish appeals court on Friday upheld the copyright convictions of three men behind The Pirate Bay, a popular file-sharing site that remains in operation despite attempts by authorities to shut it down.
Nov 25, 2010 12:31 EST
Tottenham Hotspur moved a step closer to building a new stadium on the site of their existing White Hart Lane ground after their plans received approval from the Mayor of London on Thursday.
Nov 24, 2010 19:00 EST
1. Harrah's Entertainment Inc. changes name to Caesars Entertainment Corp. Chairman: New name can open new opportunities for the company in the future.
Nov 23, 2010 19:43 EST
Harrah's Entertainment Inc. changes name to Caesars Entertainment Corp.. The world's largest casino company on Tuesday changed its name to Caesars Entertainment Corp., completing a move it first announced just as the industry began deep and prolonged economic struggles.