NCAA basketball helped set a sports betting record in March in Nevada, but the heavy wagering did not translate to a positive statewide gaming win for the month, the Gaming Control Board reported Thursday. Nevada’s casinos won $922 million from gamblers in March, a 3 percent decrease over the same month in 2015, the monthly gaming report showed.
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Southern Nevada’s tourism machine continues to churn on all cylinders with a 2.9 percent increase in visitors for March and double-digit percentage increases in several categories for the quarter, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said Thursday.
The people who cross the threshold into the JobConnect Center on South Maryland Parkway come from all different backgrounds and walks of life. But despite their many differences, they have one goal in common: to seek a better future.
Las Vegas is close to getting its first nonstop flights to and from China after Chinese aviation authorities approved a route requested by one of that country’s major air carriers.
Digital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion.
Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent.
Allegiant Travel Co., parent company of Allegiant Air, on Wednesday reported double-digit percentage increases in earnings for its first quarter, traditionally the company’s strongest.
Ride-hailing company Uber, the largest transportation network company operating in Southern Nevada, cut its rates for the second time in four months Wednesday for its basic UberX service in a bid to build volume and market share.
Newly minted Red Rock Resorts, the new public company that manages and is majority owner of Station Casinos LLC, got off to a somewhat rocky start on its first day on the Nasdaq, closing below the initial public offering price.
More than 5,500 Nevada families have been able to purchase a home through a state program that provides grants for down payments, the state Housing Division said Thursday.
Burning Man organizers are looking to offer flights directly to the festival.
Everyone needs money to pay for food, housing and other necessities, but some believe that they shouldn’t have more than they need because having too much can corrupt people. They think that those who have a lot are greedy.
Soccer legend David Beckham and Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis teamed to push forward plans to build a $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat stadium that could ultimately bring the Raiders to Las Vegas. Beckman also pitched for soccer.
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez grew up 22 miles from the Oakland Coliseum, where he attended countless Raiders games. If Raiders owner Mark Davis has his way, Sanchez might eventually need only take a short stroll across campus to reach the NFL team’s new stadium in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Thursday was a pom-pom and marching band short of starting a pep rally inside the Stan Fulton Building at UNLV.
BOSTON — Two major resort casinos won’t duke it out in Massachusetts’ southeastern corner after all.
Volkswagen’s CEO says he apologized in person to U.S. President Barack Obama for the carmaker’s emissions scandal, in which it rigged its cars to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests. CEO Matthias Mueller said he held a “two minute” conversation with the president during his visit to Hannover, Germany, this week.
McDonald’s says it is testing an artificial preservative-free version of Chicken McNuggets, which have practically become synonymous with hyper-processed foods since they were introduced in the 1980s
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in a long-awaited dispute over homeowner association dues in super-priority lien cases, finding that Nevada law does not allow for the collection of costs and fees in addition to nine months of back-owed assessments.
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee all but signed off Thursday on a proposal to fund the expansion and improvement of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The Stratosphere Hotel & Casino, the brainchild of the late Bob Stupak, is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
McCarran International Airport had its best March passenger totals in eight years, and the total count cracked the 4 million barrier for the first time in four month.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will not be attending any potential stadium rallies on the Strip, even if he recognizes Las Vegas as a valuable piece in a high-level chess match.
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