It’s months away from completion, but the entrepreneur who brought us Tesla and SpaceX in addition to The Boring Co. tunnel transit project wants to move people quickly.
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.
With Sally making landfall east of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s casinos, properties owned by MGM and Boyd Gaming sustained little damage and were reopened by Thursday.
One of seven complaints filed by regulators against casinos for violating health and safety regulations has been thrown out.
The Raiders have acknowledged there’s still $162 million in unpaid bills on Allegiant Stadium, and the Stadium Authority says liens against any large project are common.
MGM announced Monday that Park MGM and NoMad will be smoke-free facilities when they reopen Sept. 30.
New details about the Las Vegas Monorail Co. bankruptcy filing are emerging, and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has made a nonrefundable first payment.
In a hearing on her suitability as a substantial owner of Wynn Resorts stock, Elaine Wynn said she wouldn’t even be eligible for a board position because she’s “aged out.”
The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday recommended approval for a series of licenses for Circa, downtown Las Vegas’ first from-the-ground-up resort in 40 years.
The Linq Hotel, gateway to The Linq Promenade and the High Roller observation wheel, and several other amenities will reopen after a lengthy panedmic closure.
The pandemic will move the National Finals Rodeo, one of the most successful special events on the Las Vegas calendar, to the home of baseball’s Texas Rangers this year.
Penn National Gaming, the nation’s second-largest regional casino company and operator of the Tropicana and M Resort, plans to debut its Barstool Sportsbook app Sept. 18.
Wrigley Field could become the second sports venue with a legal sportsbook onsite, but a Las Vegas Stadium Authority lease agreement prohibits that at Allegiant Stadium.
Not paying an existing board of directors and housing executives in LVCVA offices are some of the ideas for reducing costs once the system reopens.
Gross gaming revenue for Macao was down 94.5 percent again in August as border-crossing issues from nearby provinces remained in place, but that could change this month.