Las Vegas Struggles to Save the 'Whales'

The most prized commodity of Las Vegas casinos is the "whale": a lucrative loser, lured by penthouse suites and transport by private jets to blow big money at the tables. But in this economy, deep-pocketed players are getting shrewd about how -- and where -- to lose a fortune.

Angry MGM Tries to Sell Casino in Poor Atlantic City Market

MGM Mirage is trying to sell the Borgata, after state officials deemed its Macau partner Pansy Ho as "unsuitable." The sale would come while Atlantic City is trapped in a downward spiral as neighboring states step up their gambling efforts. But A.C. won't go down without a fight.