LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cantor Gaming will be building and operating a race and sports book at the Silverton Casino Hotel in southwest Las Vegas.

The long-term deal announced Monday includes the company installing its wireless gaming system that allows visitors to play across the entire resort, including hotel rooms. Construction is expected to wrap up by October.

Cantor Gaming operates race and sports books in seven Las Vegas resorts, including The Venetian, Palms Casino Resort and The Cosmopolitan.

It’s the first company the Nevada Gaming Commission licensed to manufacture and operate a mobile gambling system in the state.

The company is an affiliate of global financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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