Encore Boston Harbor needed permission from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to sell takout wine and malted beverages and the board unanimously approved the request.
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.
Tourism indicators continue to be down in October with the possibility they could be worse in November and December after a three-week “pause” was instituted.
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved the sale of the Las Vegas Monorail to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Gaming Control Board numbers show Southern Nevada casinos faring worse than their northern counterparts with significant declines on the Strip and in downtown Las Vegas.
Strip casino operator MGM Resorts International is immediately working to adjust its operations.
Geography, state health policies, corporate staff decisions and whether a company serves a global or regional audience show how companies performed in the third quarter.
Bartenders and patrons at The Timbers weren’t wearing masks when Gaming Control Board agents made an unannounced visit to the tavern in August.
The Bally’s brand is also part of the deal with the company now known as Bally’s Corp. and renews speculation that the Las Vegas Strip property could change hands.
After shutdowns in New Mexico and Michigan, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzger issued an order requiring the state’s 10 licensed casinos to close by Thursday night.
Acting on an anonymous tip, the Nevada Gaming Control Board filed a complaint against The Timbers, a Carson City tavern, and the Gaming Commission may fine it $5,000.
The company building the $1.66 billion MSG Sphere at The Venetian isn’t concerned about reports that its partner, Las Vegas Sands Corp., is considering the sale of real estate assets.
Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday his appointment of J. Brin Gibson as the board’s new chair and executive director.
As work crews put the finishing touches on the new West Hall and will add a solar power generating system, the first trade show since March prepares to arrive.