For MGM Resorts International, converting the brand on a 3,000-room hotel was a walk in the Park.
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.
A new NFL stadium is still a long way from completion and billboards all over town say, “The Raiders are coming.”
Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment Inc. failed to meet analysts’ expectations but scored record revenue and cash flow results in its first quarter, company officials reported Wednesday.
Las Vegas’ largest gaming employers may not follow Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s lead of no longer screening job applicants for marijuana use.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Tuesday unanimously approved the second portion of a $900 million bond sale in support of the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion project nearing a late 2018 startup.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. no longer screens prospective workers for marijuana use as a condition of employment.
Casino technology provider Everi Holdings returned to profitability for the first time in three years in 2018’s first quarter, beating analysts expectations, the company reported Monday.
Years of legal wrangling finally yielded the nation’s first online poker industry when Nevada introduced it in April 2013. It took a long time for that launch because critics had, for years, pointed to federal laws banning gambling.
A Reno-based company that will enter Southern Nevada’s casino market later this year delivered a profitable first quarter that failed to meet analysts’ expectations.
A sexual harassment discussion filled the state Gaming Control Board’s hearing room for only an hour Thursday.
Much of the loss was attributed to costs and interest payments stemming from the Las Vegas-based company’s $630 million acquisition of NYX Gaming Group, developer of the OpenBet sports-betting platform.
For much of Wednesday night, there were cheers for the Henderson Raiders. Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain said his football team couldn’t be happier with the neighborhood the team will move to in 2020, when the Raiders relocate from the Bay Area to the desert.
With the company’s bankruptcy in the rear-view mirror, Caesars Entertainment Corp. executives on Wednesday said the company would continue to expand domestically and internationally and return shareholder value.
The legacy of the Moulin Rouge as a historic gaming property is destined to live on for at least another day.
A former member of the Nevada Athletic Commission has been appointed to the Nevada Gaming Commission.