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Richard N. Velotta

Assistant Business Editor
Twitter: @RickVelotta

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.

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Las Vegas resorts relying more on non-gaming options, expert says

Resort executives must continually research return on investment for non-gaming amenities, which have become more important to their operations over time, Bob Boughner, former president and CEO of Atlantic City’s Borgata and a partner with Global Market Advisors, said Tuesday.

Macau drives Las Vegas Sands Corp. to record-breaking 1st quarter

Las Vegas Sands Corp. rode prosperity in Macau to a record-setting first quarter. The company that owns the Las Vegas Strip’s Venetian and Palazzo resorts set numerous benchmarks for the quarter that ended March 31, including highest mass table gaming drop by revenue, highest retail mall sales and highest cash flow margin since the third quarter of 2006.

Steve Wynn isn’t out of the woods with gaming regulators

Just because Steve Wynn has stepped down from his leadership positions at Wynn Resorts Ltd., has sold all the shares he owned in the company and settled legal differences with his ex-wife, Elaine, don’t think for a minute that gaming regulators are through with him.

Steve Wynn isn’t out of the woods with gaming regulators

Just because Steve Wynn has stepped down from his leadership positions at Wynn Resorts Ltd., has sold all the shares he owned in the company andsettled legal differences with his ex-wife, Elaine, don’t think for a minute that gaming regulators are through with him.

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