Longtime Las Vegas resort executive Felix Rappaport, the president and CEO of the Foxwoods tribal casino in Connecticut, was found dead in his home Monday.
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.
In a 15-minute address at the end of Tuesday’s meeting of the board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, CEO Rossi Ralenkotterwent through a checklist of reasons why he’s going to retire.
The operator of a Northern Nevada casino has settled a state Gaming Control Board complaint that it illegally operated an unlicensed interactive gaming system by linking to websites based in Curacao.
A 19-member committee charged with identifying potential sporting events for Southern Nevada and to research the formation of a sports commission had its inaugural meeting Friday.
The Culinary union will shift its focus to the ratification of a contract with MGM Resorts International Tuesday, now that Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s union workers have overwhelmingly approved a new five-year deal.
Thousands of Caesars Entertainment Corp. union employees will vote Thursday on a five-year labor agreement union leaders are calling the best they’ve ever had.
The Las Vegas Convention Center expansion is moving — only slightly — and it hasn’t even been built yet.
For the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Tuesday, it was Yucca Mountain deja vu.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed sports wagering legislation Monday, and Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International is ready to go all in.
It wasn’t until April that Southern Nevada visitors finally ended a 10-month streak in which total visitation volume was less than it was a year earlier.
Advocates for responsible gaming are worried that addictive gambling behavior could balloon with the arrival of nationwide sports wagering.
Two Las Vegas casino giants are getting closer to competing for sports wagering dollars in Atlantic City.
To recommend approval of the licensing of an Armenian entrepreneur seeking to develop software for a new sports wagering program, Nevada Gaming Control Board members first had to solve a chicken-and-egg dilemma.
The Clark County Commission on Wednesday approved plans for the $375 million Caesars Forum Meeting Center to be built just east of the High Roller observation wheel on land currently used as a parking lot.