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.
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.
The Arizona Department of Gaming on Friday announced the 18 sports-wagering licenses that have been awarded, several of them affiliated with Nevada companies.
The lack of convention traffic continues to keep visitation below 2019 levels, but the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says it continues to climb steadily.
The discovery of a noose hanging from a steel beam at the MSG Sphere at The Venetian construction site has spurred an investigation by the company and local authorities.
For the fifth straight month, state gaming win has pushed past the $1 billion mark in Nevada and Clark County had back-to-back billion-dollar months in June and July.
A Carson City tavern, The Timbers, received its second complaint from the Nevada Gaming Control Board for failing to enforce Gov. Sisolak’s coronavirus mask mandate.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was hoping companies with Strip addresses would submit a proposal to build a casino there, and now the process has been delayed to October.
ZenSports Inc., a company that advocates peer-to-peer sports betting and someday hopes to allow cryptocurrency for sports wagers, was narrowly approved for licensing.
The National Association of Broadcasters announced Wednesday that it will require attendees of its October trade show to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
A letter signed by more than two dozen gaming operators, tavern owners and Northern Nevada resort operators opposes the expansion of online gaming in Nevada.
Amendments on wagering accounts and esports moved to Nevada Gaming Commission for final approval in unanimous Control Board votes.
When registrants for CES roll into Las Vegas in January, they’ll be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before they can attend the four-day show.
SIAL America will make its debut at the Las Vegas Convention Center in March, thanks to Emerald Holding and Comexposium partnering to bring the trade show to the city.
Hearings and decisions Wednesday and Thursday by gaming regulators could possibly point the way to peer-to-peer casino game play and cryptocurrency wagering.