The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.1 percent from January to February, as job formation surged and people entered the labor pool, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.
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Apparently, Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Ronda Rousey has a few other skills besides inflicting her painful, tapout-inducing armbar move on a rival mixed martial-arts fighter. Rousey has political pull, too.
Not everyone associated with the casino industry has caught REIT fever. Several analysts and insiders aren’t sold on the notion that real estate investment trusts — where casinos are spun-off into a separate publicly traded company and leased by back to an operator — as being a good move for all gaming companies.
A bill that would enable ride-hailing apps like Uber to operate legally in the state was introduced Monday in the state Senate.
The American Gaming Association wants the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to rank Las Vegas higher in order for the city — primarily the Strip — to better fund programs that protects the state’s $53 billion a year casino industry.
Rich people are human, too, and are just as susceptible to failure as the rest of us; but when they go down, they go down hard. It can happen in an instant, or over the course of several years, but many millionaires have lost their riches due to bad business decisions, materialism or even illegal activities.
Tax season is officially in full swing, and it’s the busiest time of the year for scam artists.
A year ago, the gaming investment community didn’t pay much attention to Global Cash Access. Then, Global Cash Access stole the best little slot machine manufacturer in Texas.
Applications for rebates through NV Energy’s SolarGenerations program have jumped tenfold since August, to about 1,000 per month.
Doug Trudeau of Tucson, Ariz., became the first Realtor in the country to receive a waiver from Federal Aviation Administration regulations, permitting him to fly his three-pound Phantom 2 Vision+ quadcopter to take photos and videos of real estate.
If you’re wondering what mortgage rate trends to expect this month, here’s what you need to know.
MGM Grand, the host hotel-casino for the megaboxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquaio on May 2, expects a 35 percent revenue windfall from the fight weekend compared to the room, food and beverage revenues on a typical weekend. Some 98 percent of the hotel’s 6,800 rooms are booked, with room rates, as of Friday, starting at $1,600 a night for May 1 and 2.
Nearly five months after staging an arena ground breaking, the developer of a $1.4 billion hotel and arena project next to SLS Las Vegas on the Strip is still working on a development agreement with Clark County that is needed before lenders will release funds and construction can begin.
The Transportation Security Administration allowed an individual who was a felon and former member of a domestic terror group through TSA pre-check at a U.S. airport last summer, according to a new government watchdog report.
TOKYO/BILOXI, Mississippi — Japan’s tax authorities have begun a review of how slot machine maker and casino developer Universal Entertainment accounted for $40 million in payments made in 2010 to an associate of the Philippines’ top gambling regulator at that time, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Todd Harrington, chief executive officer of Party Tours Las Vegas, is all about having a good time, Las Vegas style. That applies to you, however, and not himself.
MGM Resorts International told shareholders Friday not to vote for any of the board of director candidates offered by a New York hedge fund that suggested this week the casino company convert its land holdings into a real estate investment trust.
They say you have to spend money to save money, but when it comes to a mortgage loan refinance, spending a little now could save tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.
Elaine Wynn filed her formal paperwork to regain her board position with Wynn Resorts Friday, but changed one item from the preliminary proxy that was released a day earlier.
Las Vegas is a popular spring break destination for couples, families and groups of friends. In fact, Sin City is predicted to be one of the top vacation spots for spring this year, reports the Los Angeles Times. Due to the warm weather, variety of activities and endless entertainment options, it’s easy to see why.
Bill Foley, lead investor in a bid to start a NHL team, has purchased a Las Vegas home, and his staff is working with a representative of a commercial property in Summerlin to set up shop for a hockey business office.
At least three lawsuits against Lumber Liquidators have been filed in Las Vegas since a “60 Minutes” report about a cancer-causing chemical in the company’s flooring.
BILOXI, Miss. — Japanese slot machine tycoon Kazuo Okada had his license renewed on Thursday by Mississippi’s state gaming regulator, but with a newly added condition that an ongoing FBI investigation related to his Philippines casino project is resolved without charges against him.