Online blackjack and slot player says he was disconnected from the site thousands of times and paid $30K a month to quiet him from talking to New Jersey regulators.
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.
Most tourism indicators are ahead of last year’s August amounts, but they still fall shy of August 2019 levels.
Despite there being one fewer weekend date in August, state gaming win posted its 18th straight month of win in excess of $1 billion at its 435 licensed casinos.
A U.S. District Court judge is expected to rule next month on whether the Justice Department’s civil Foreign Agents Registration Act lawsuit against Wynn will go to trial.
A domestic and international flurry in August keeps Reid International Airport with high numbers for the summer.
Flight attendant group for market leader Southwest and United march at airport to call attention to lack of contract and the need to upgrade technology.
While a committee continues to work on a regulation for betting on esports, a question remains as to whether sportsbooks will see much action on events.
A centralized location for transportation and tour sales will include inexensive bus service from Las Vegas resorts to Boulder City.
A Louisiana woman has filed suit against MGM Resorts International, claiming it shortchanges gamblers when they cash out slot machine vouchers at kiosks that don’t pay exact change.
A glitch in the mobile gaming system used by William Hill was responsible for thousands of duplicate wagers on events and resulted in complaints from gamblers.
Few changes are expected in the immediate future for the Tropicana as Bally’s reviews its marketing strategy for the resort for up to six months before making any moves.
After bettors complained about duplicate sports wagers on their accounts, the Nevada Gaming Control Board filed a formal complaint that could result in a fine.
The airport is ranked fifth among North America’s busiest airport in an airport satisfaction survey conducted by global leader in consumer insights.
The company wants a judge to throw out a sexual harassment complaint filed earlier this month by a massage therapist at the Strip resort. An Oct. 25 hearing is set.
Three Las Vegas companies — Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts and MGM International — in the running for renewal of gaming concessions in Chinese region.