The Las Vegas resort company will build a studio in the Wynn Las Vegas casino, invest $3.5 million in Blue Wire and use the partnereship to promote WynnBET online gaming.
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.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority sees occupancy, room rates, traffic take a dive in January with conventions and trade shows nowhere to be found.
January is usually Southern Nevada’s busiest convention month, but not this year. As a result, gaming win declined 31.7 percent in Clark County and 43.8 percent on the Strip.
Despite capacity restrictions, casino play at Monarch’s Atlantis resort rose in the fourth quarter and the company sees opportunities for increased revenue in Colorado.
The retailer, which will exude an L.A. vibe, will have men’s and women’s stores in the 70,000-square-foot retail district of the megaresort that opens this summer.
Blaine Graboyes, who was denied a gaming license in a 4-1 Nevada Gaming Commission vote Thursday, is no longer with GameCo., a spokesman representing the company said in an email Monday.
Although sports wagering hasn’t been approved yet in New York, Penn National Gaming is getting a jump on it by signing a deal with Capital Region Gaming in Schenectady.
With the installation of the compression ring atop a temporary tower, crews now will be able to build the spherical roof on the $1.66 billion entertainment venue.
Executives with Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc. say they’re still receiving inquiries to buy the Tropicana, but they’re going to wait for the right deal before selling.
A leading proponent of skill-based video game slot machines and video game gambling in the state will need to regroup after the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday denied him a gaming license.
The cost of the MSG Sphere at The Venetian is expected to go up before the project is completed, but executives of the Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. aren’t yet issuing an estimated increase.
A federal judge properly dismissed a lawsuit filed by nine anonymous women who claimed they were sexually harassed by former Wynn Resorts Ltd. CEO Steve Wynn, the company told the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a brief Wednesday.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has agreed to file an amicus brief to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts on a class-action lawsuit against Wynn Resorts.
MGM Resorts International and Las Vegas Sands Corp.also make list of 40 locations with five-star, four-star and recommended ratings in Forbes’ annual list.
John Acres has developed a Hall-of-Fame reputation in the slot machine systems world. Now, he and son Noah have formed Acres Technology to change the casino floor again.