Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s recent addition of three women to its board of directors is only the beginning of the company’s cultural diversity movement.
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.
Nationwide sports wagering is on its way. You can take that to the bank. But what that means for Nevada’s legal sportsbooks is still debatable.
As director of neighborhood and leisure services for the city of North Las Vegas, Cass Palmer visualizes ways to make the 170-acre Craig Ranch Regional Park self-sufficient as a center for special events for all Southern Nevadans, as well as an oasis in the desert just off one of the city’s busiest commercial streets, Craig Road.
With the #MeToo movement raising awareness about workplace sexual harassment, one might think adding more language to existing state gaming regulations to help prevent sexual harassment would be a slam-dunk no-brainer.
For MGM Resorts International, converting the brand on a 3,000-room hotel was a walk in the Park.
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.