|AEG Acquires Bounce Event Marketing|
Anschutz Entertainment Group announced this week that it has acquired Bounce Event Marketing, one of the foremost live event marketing organizations.
|GRI To Manage House of Blues Hotel In Chicago|
Gemstone Resorts International, LLC, a leading resort and hotel management company, today announced that it has signed a contract to manage the 367-room House of Blues hotel in downtown Chicago, Ill.
|Compass Facility Management Forms New Division|
Compass Facility Management President Steve Peters has announced the formation of Compass Events, to focus on the creation of successful events at all Compass-managed facilities.
|Harrah's Buying Casino Magic, Leucadia Buys Into Hard Rock|
Harrah's Entertainment is acquiring more land on the storm-ravaged Mississippi coast and plans to sell two riverboats in Louisiana.
|Pinnacle Increases Aztar Offer To $1.65B|
Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. raised its offer in the bidding war for Phoenix-based casino operator Aztar Corp. to $1.65 billion in cash Wednesday, locking in the second-highest bid and retaining its right to trump other offers.
American Idol contestants (AP Photo)Fox, Affiliates To Share Money From VOD
Fox has reached a deal with its affiliated TV stations to share revenues from video-on-demand, the Web and other non-traditional ways of distributing hit Fox shows like "American Idol."
|Shareholder Opposes Offer For Riviera |
A major shareholder of casino operator Riviera Holdings Corp. said an offer to sell the company for $17 a share was too low and it would vote against the deal.
|'Scary Movie 4' Opens With $41 Million|
Bob and Harvey Weinstein returned to the box-office lead as "Scary Movie 4" debuted with $41 million, the first No. 1 opening for the new company founded by the former Miramax bosses.