The debate over daily fantasy sports was front and center Tuesday at the Global Gaming Expo. DraftKings CEO Jason Robins took part in a panel discussion on whether or not fantasy sports is a form of gambling. The interest was so large that the G2E breakout session took place in the main conference ballroom at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, rather than one of the smaller meeting rooms.
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The doors at the Rio Convention Center opened on Monday, kicking off four days of the Women’s Wear in Nevada (WWIN), which ends Thursday. More than 7,000 people have flocked to the show.
At its heart, the World of Concrete show is about construction. But as a Reno company exhibiting at the 41st annual trade show has proved, it’s also about tearing things down, busting them up and smashing them to bits.
The development of intimate and kinky emerging technology products has spurred growth of the Adult Entertainment Expo, which is wrapping up a four-day run Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Dimension Design, a Midwestern-based producer of branded environments for the event and exhibit industry, recently announced the opening of a new production facility in Las Vegas.
Gun safety was at the forefront as the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show opened Tuesday at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. More than 67,000 people are expected to attend the four-day event that has more than 1,600 exhibitors on 630,000 square feet of exhibit space and 12.5 miles of aisles.
This week, nearly a quarter-million people will be in Southern Nevada for 20 events, six of which forecast attendance of 24,000 people or more.
Technology will be in focus at next week’s International Consumer Electronics Show. The four-day trade show officially opens Tuesday, but as with any gathering that brings more than 150,000 people to one place, the prep work and advanced events begin much earlier.
Global Cash Access CEO Ram Chary believes some opinions in the investment community might be off a bit when it concerns the company’s planned $1.2 billion acquisition of slot machine manufacturer Multimedia Games.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman Sheldon Adelson told the Global Gaming Expo that Internet gaming should be banned.
Steve Wynn used his Tuesday afternoon keynote address at the Global Gaming Expo to clearly state his position on legalized Internet wagering.
Hundreds of slot machines will be on display on trade show floors at The Venetian and some of the biggest local names in the industry are scheduled speakers for the four-day Global Gaming Expo, known in the industry as G2E.
For years, Interbike, the U.S. bicycle industry’s premier trade show, held annually in Las Vegas, has been all about bicycle shop owners visiting bike manufacturers and ordering new inventory from exhibitors.
Tesla who? That appeared to be the message at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority meeting.
The summer months traditionally are among the weakest for Southern Nevada’s convention and trade show industry. But every year in August, something MAGICal happens
One of the world’s largest information technology companies plans to pack 20,000 of its employees into two Las Vegas resorts this month for an internal meeting to discuss the industry’s future.
The convention, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday, will feature visits from more than 100 “Star Trek” luminaries — including, at one point or another, at least four “Star Trek” captains
The Nevada Taxicab Authority on Tuesday unanimously approved as many as 160 additional cabs during August’s Men’s Apparel Guild in California fashion trade show.
NAACP Chairwoman Roslyn M. Brock urged convention attendees in Las Vegas on Sunday to take action and vote in the midterm elections.
MGM Resorts Foundation on Tuesday announced that journalist Soledad O’Brien will be keynote speaker at the 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference. The nonprofit event will be held at the MGM Grand on Aug. 6 and 7.
Attendees at the International Cannabis Association’s convention Sunday sought to apply their business experiences to an emerging market.
During Independence Day week, a well-known local organization is staging everything from an art show, HIV testing and World Cup soccer watch parties to a free concert, 5K race and bowling. But it’s no nonprofit.
History and fantasy collided this past weekend at the Riviera during Combat Con 2014. The event celebrates historical European martial arts, or HEMA, and has visited Las Vegas since 2011.