Kevin O’Leary, the brutally honest “Mr. Wonderful” from “Shark Tank,” will take his hard-nosed investment evaluation style to the trade show in a first-of-its-kind “Innovation Incubator” competition among entrepreneurs on the final day of the nation’s largest gaming industry event.
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.
Lois, a golden retriever that is one of the local comfort dogs trained to interact with people in crisis, was at work Monday at Mandalay Bay.
For months, representatives of the gaming industry have marveled at how sports leagues, particularly the National Basketball Association, have made such great strides toward accepting sports wagering as mainstream entertainment.
Stadium builders reached a critical stage in the construction of Las Vegas’ 65,000-seat, $1.8 billion indoor football stadium this week as they took the first step toward going vertical.
Two major entertainment brands began work Thursday on changing the face of live performance — and the Las Vegas skyline — with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the 18,000-seat MSG Sphere at The Venetian.
Nevada gaming win tumbled for the second straight month as the Gaming Control Board reported a 7.7 percent decline, with Clark County and the Las Vegas Strip off by double-digit percentages.
An adjudicatory hearing will be conducted by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to determine whether Wynn Resorts Ltd. should be penalized in connection with the investigation of sexual harassment allegations against its founder and former CEO, Steve Wynn.
The chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has resigned in the wake of allegations that he would be biased in decisions concerning the investigation of Steve Wynn and Wynn Resorts Ltd.
The gaming industry may get a better perception of how the National Football League feels about regulated sports betting Thursday when a House subcommittee conducts a hearing on whether the federal government should be involved in its oversight.
Just three resort property labor agreements remain unsigned after the Culinary union on Tuesday reported that it had reached a tentative deal with the Margaritaville casino at the Flamingo.
United Airlines will add flights to Las Vegas during CES, Jan. 6-7 and Jan. 11-12, to and from eight cities and using larger aircraft on some routes.
When the Las Vegas stadium becomes a venue for a major music concert, it better be a sellout show. Otherwise, Las Vegas may not see another concert there for years.
AGS, the nation’s second-largest manufacturer of Class II slot machines used primarily in tribal jurisdictions, on Monday announced a three-year marketing partnership with the National Hockey League team.
A high-speed rail line between the two areas has been discussed since the 1970s. XpressWest was the most recent iteration of an idea that makes sense on so many levels, but hasn’t been able to get to the construction phase.
A bid to add sexual harassment prevention guidelines to state gaming regulations is shaping up to be a debate over whether existing federal harassment rules already provide enough oversight for the industry.