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Casinos Roll Out Big Events Against Backdrop of Vegas Attack

  • Managers, suppliers gather at Casino trade exhibition
  • Meanwhile, Sands promotes entertainment potential in Japan
The Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas on Oct. 3.

The Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas on Oct. 3.

Photographer: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Global Gaming Expo
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The global casino industry is trying to get on with business against the backdrop of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

In Las Vegas, casino managers and their suppliers are gathering this week for the annual Global Gaming Expo, a trade show that ends Thursday and attracts some 26,000 people from around the world. On the other side of the globe, Las Vegas Sands Corp. paraded stars like David Beckham as Japan moves toward introducing casino resorts.