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Richard N. Velotta

Assistant Business Editor
Twitter: @RickVelotta

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.

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Two-time convicted felon nominated to Nevada’s Black Book

A convicted crook with a penchant for ripping off elderly casino patrons by distracting them at casino redemption kiosks and ATMs has been nominated to the state Gaming Control Board’s List of Excluded Persons, frequently referred to as Nevada’s “black book.”