Rosemary Vassiliadis, then the deputy director of McCarran International, guided the speedy reopening of the airport after the 9/11 disaster grounded all flights.
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.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. issues a Securities and Exchange Commission filing explaining how border restrictions in Macao resulted in cash flow declines in July and August.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board unanimously recommends approval of MGM Resorts International’s plan to buy out Dubai World’s 50 percent share of CityCenter on the Strip.
Louisiana, which absorbed the brunt of Hurricane Ida’s Category 4 winds, will see casino revenue decline by 19 percent from 2019, a gaming industry analyst said Tuesday.
A strong second quarter by most resort, tourism, REIT and airline companies with ties to Las Vegas signals 3Q growth — if the pandemic doesn’t spoil everything.
Resorts World Las Vegas looks to fill its 3,500 rooms with a new marketing campaign featuring hotels.com pitchman Captain Obvious touring the new Strip resort.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has added Raiders game tickets to its list of available package deals for travelers wanting to fly in for a game at Allegiant Stadium.
With an ownership change of The Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo Center coming soon, Las Vegas Sands Corp. begins the transition with The Venetian Expo.
Bally’s Corp.’s casino at Lake Tahoe is shutting down operations due to the oncoming Caldor Fire, but the hotel will continue to house firefighters and emergency workers.
A Tesla driver looking for a charging station breached the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop underground transit system in June, the LVCVA acknowledged Tuesday.
A three-year contract between the United Autoworkers Gaming Union and Wynn Resorts has been ratified by a 96 percent majority of eligible employees.
A legal expert doesn’t expect the lawsuit filed by the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe would successfully block the startup of sports wagering in Arizona.
A tribal initiative on sports betting has already qualified for the 2022 ballot. Another backed by the card-room industry is on its way for California voters to consider.
The Arizona Department of Gaming on Friday announced the 18 sports-wagering licenses that have been awarded, several of them affiliated with Nevada companies.