Tag: casino

4 articles

The Billionaire's Bad Dream

Nearing the end of his career, a Canadian tycoon named Michael DeGroote went for one last deal, investing $100 million to build a Las Vegas in the Dominican Republic. His partners? Two brothers with a criminal past, a con man and an old friend with close ties to the mob.


Dress Code

“In 1981, with a computer built into my shoe, I walked into a Las Vegas casino and beat the house.”


Wall Street Meets the Sports Book

How Cantor Fitzgerald is bringing the principles of day trading to sports betting in Vegas.


The Gambler Who Blew $127 Million

In 2007, Harrah’s made 5.6% of its total Las Vegas revenue off of a single person: Terrance Watanabe.