Jim Murren never thought he’d stay in or even like Las Vegas when he left his Wall Street gig in 1998. Now, he’s fighting for the city he loves in his task force role.
Richard N. “Rick” Velotta has covered business, the gaming industry, tourism, transportation and aviation in Las Vegas for 25 years. A former reporter and editor with the Las Vegas Sun, the Ogden (Utah) Standard-Examiner, the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff and the Aurora (Colo.) Sun, Velotta is a graduate of Northern Arizona University where he won the school’s top journalism honor. He became the Review-Journal's assistant business editor in September 2018.
Room-tax revenue scenarios for the financing of Allegiant Stadium’s construction are a little less frightening, thanks to fund sequencing strategies adopted long before construction workers put a shovel in the ground.
Despite releasing health and safety policies to put workers and guests at ease, Las Vegas casino operators aren’t leaning toward banning smoking in casinos.
The six-member monitoring team, which has cost Wynn Resorts more than $800,000 so far, generally approved the company’s efforts after the 2018 sexual harassment scandal.
The Nevada Gaming Commission said that the owners of two dormant properties will get 30-day grace periods for the extension of gaming at their locations.
The Rainbow Club and Casino, located in Henderson’s Historic Water Street District, has a new owner.
The Review-Journal will livestream Las Vegas Stadium Authority board meeting that begins at 1 p.m.
Casinos are required to prepare W-2G forms whenever gamblers hit a jackpot of $1,200 or more. Now, the AGA is hoping to change that threshold to $5,000.
After opening casino properties in Louisiana and Mississippi on Wednesday, Las Vegas-based Boyd will open the doors of its Kansas Star casino with new cleaning protocols.
In a wide-ranging interview with Fox Business, the former chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts also discusses how returning customers will behave and the Macao advantage.
Six health and safety experts are scheduled to address gaming regulators in a workshop meeting that could provide information on when casinos would reopen.
Construction updates, UNLV’s home schedule, a suite-use policy and the authority’s 2020-21 fiscal year budget are among the topics to be reviewed with the board meets.
London-based IGT, once a slot machine manufacturing force based in Nevada, struggled along with the rest of the gaming industry with widening losses and a revenue drop.
Golden Entertainment’s six-deck replica of a Mississippi River paddlewheel boat on the Colorado River will keep its doors shut when casinos are allowed to reopen soon.