Caesars clears Nev. hurdle in bankruptcy emergence

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal

For Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s lengthy and, so far, triumphant climb out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, it was “Veni, vidi, vici” — “I came, I saw, I conquered.”

Nevada Gaming Commission Chairman Tony Alamo, like his state Gaming Control Board counterpart, A.G. Burnett, two weeks earlier, quoted the Latin phrase attributed to Julius Caesar on the Battle of Zela after commissioners unanimously approved a series of registrations and licensing that will enable the Las Vegas-based gaming giant to clear Nevada’s final regulatory hurdle while in bankruptcy.

Caesars has 47 properties worldwide, including two in Stateline.

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