Showing that March’s $1 billion win was no fluke, statewide gaming win hit that mark again in April, and comparisons to last year when casinos were closed aren’t telling.
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.
When the clock strikes midnight at the end of Monday’s three-day Memorial Day weekend, the masking and social distancing rules in place for months will come to an end.
After being closed since the coronavirus pandemic hit Southern Nevada in March 2020, the Las Vegas Monorail, under LVCVA ownership, will begin operating again.
Efforts to bring integrated casino resorts to Texas, supported by Las Vegas Sands Corp., appear to have failed without committee votes.
Combining the Fourth of July holiday celebration and the 50th anniversary of the property, the Plaza announced a major promotion for guests that will include fireworks.
The only international flights arriving at McCarran International Airport come from Mexico and not 10 other countries that were part of the pre-COVID-19 mix.
A high-tech jackpot and forms management system should help players get through the IRS paperwork process faster whenever they win a jackpot at Caesars Palace.
In an hourlong hearing Thursday, members of the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved licensing for Genting Berhad, Resorts World’s parent company, and its executive team.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida could face legal scrutiny in his bid to expand gaming on the reservation and introduce sports betting.
Down to international service from one country, Mexico, Rosemary Vassiliadis tells a Senate subcommittee the U.S. must work to bring back international flights.
The Nevada Gaming Commission’s lone member from Northern Nevada submitted a letter of resignation to Gov. Steve Sisolak Tuesday, praising his handling of COVID-19.
LVCVA isn’t sharing who the finalists are or how many of them will compete Monday in presentations to be reviewed by the organization’s marketing committee.
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show showcasing aftermarket automotive equipment, will take place during its usual early November time slot later this year.