Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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CHICAGO The fate of one of the largest U.S. nursing home operators, HCR ManorCare, will reach a critical court deadline on Thursday in a battle over months of unpaid rent, a growing problem in an industry where eviction would put thousands of elderly out on the street.
CHICAGO A union representing casino workers on Wednesday asked Caesars Entertainment Corp's new board of directors to consider safety, protections against discrimination and other concerns during contract negotiations set to kick off next year.
CHICAGO, Oct 11 A union representing casino workers on Wednesday asked Caesars Entertainment Corp's new board of directors to consider safety, protections against discrimination and other concerns during contract negotiations set to kick off next year.
CHICAGO Seadrill Ltd's official committee of unsecured creditors said it has hired an investment banker and is looking into transactions made by the global offshore drilling contractor before it filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Texas last month.
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CHICAGO Caesars Entertainment Corp has an eye on expanding its Caesars, Harrah's and Horseshoe brands in the United States and abroad after its casino operating unit emerges from nearly three years of bankruptcy as soon as Friday with $10 billion less in debt.
NEW YORK/CHICAGO A year ago casino magnate Steve Wynn warned that Las Vegas was a "target city" and disclosed a raft of new security measures, including invisible metal detectors and specially trained guards, designed to prevent a large-scale attack. Whether those measures would have prevented Sunday's rampage on the strip in which 59 people were killed is unknown. The gunman shot concertgoers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, a hotel complex owned by MGM Resorts International, a rival of Wynn Resorts Ltd. [nL2N1MD1CU] But the shooting, which also injured more than 500 people, could spur casino operators to think more like Wynn, who had been dismissed as "obsessed" about security before Sunday's massacre, a rival casino executive said. "This could be a turning point," the executive said, speaking on condition of anonymity because security measures are private. "Every management team is going to move this up to the top of the list."
CHICAGO Caesars Entertainment Corp canceled an investor webcast on Monday following a deadly mass shooting in U.S. casino hub Las Vegas, but a spokesman said its main operating unit's emergence from a near three-year bankruptcy was still on track for this week.
CHICAGO Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Monday it expected its main operating unit to end a long and costly bankruptcy by Oct. 6 as part of a move that would create a new structure for the owner of the Harrah's, Caesars and Horseshoe brands.
CHICAGO, Oct 2 Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Monday it expected its main operating unit to end a long and costly bankruptcy by Oct. 6 as part of a move that would create a new structure for the owner of the Harrah's, Caesars and Horseshoe brands.