The last time a large interestingly shaped building took center stage in Las Vegas was nearly 30 years ago when the pyramid-shaped Luxor was under construction.
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.
In an unusual coincidence, Nevada gaming regulators in December asked casino companies to come up with best practices to battle against cybersecurity problems.
While domestic traffic declined slightly, the airport serving Las Vegas is still on a pace to surpass 2022’s record totals after eight months.
But an analyst says Las Vegas should continue to hold its own if it continues to invest in infrastructure, with prospective UAE casinos a potential wild card.
An advertisement for IT help appears to be bogus, more regulators are seeking information about MGM and customers say they’ve had unauthorized charges after MGM visits.
Sphere fans are sharing with each other the best locations to get pictures and videos of the building — some of them good, some of them problematic.
Commissioner Brian Krolicki wants public response on the recent computer system hackings of MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment systems in past few weeks.
Station has hired about half of the 1,450 employees planned at the Durango resort that will open in November.
The company likely shut down TITO operations to prevent cash tickets from being spit out by MGM casino slot machines.
There are no indications whether MGM has insurance covering losses for the cyberattack currently underway.
With many computer systems still down a week after the attack began, the company has no update on a return to normal operations.
Error messages went up on video slot machine screens, but company officials said the incident was not a cyberattack on the property.
Sibella, who spent eight years as president of MGM Grand before joining Resorts World, was cleared in an investigation by the Gaming Control Board in February.