Former UNLV and NBA basketball player Jackie Robinson plans a ground breaking for Wednesday to mark the construction start of a $1.4 billion arena, hotel and shopping project that has quietly moved ahead.
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The Las Vegas Review-Journal caught up with Gary Dunwoody, the Shriners golf committee chairman and trustee emeritus to ask him five questions about the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin. The Shriners are in the second year of the five-year agreement.
Department of Public Safety Capt. Tom Ely was appointed on Thursday as interim administrator of the Nevada Taxicab Authority beginning Oct. 27.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies.
WASHINGTON — Average U.S. mortgage rates tumbled this week. The 30-year loan hit its lowest level since June 2013 as Treasury bond yields marked new lows amid concern over global economic weakness.
It’s going to take serious budget cuts and commitment to reach a comfortable $1,000 buffer. So what can you do to save big besides giving up your morning latte and brown-bagging lunch?
TOKYO — Japan’s pro-casino lawmakers have agreed to consider setting limits on Japanese nationals’ entry to casinos, bowing to pressure from opponents who threatened to block a legalization bill unless it addressed issues such as gambling addiction.
Netflix Inc. shares sank Thursday on slower subscriber growth and fears of increased competition ahead.
The Nevada Public Utilities Commission on Thursday voted to move forward with a review into smart meters and whether there is a link to them and a rash of fires reported in Northern Nevada.
McCarran International Airport got its first up-close look at a Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet, the first airliner constructed primarily with fuel-efficient composite materials, when it arrived with a series of military charter flights at Terminal 3 this week.
Apple Inc introduced a faster, slimmer iPad Air 2 on Thursday, tacking on modest improvements in time for what is expected to be a hotly contested holiday season for mobile devices.
ATLANTIC CITY — The loss of four casinos began to show up in Atlantic City’s gambling revenues in September, which were nearly 13 percent less than they were a year ago before the lights started going out.
David Siegel, Westgate Resorts founder and CEO, said Wednesday that a companywide increase in minimum pay for its workers, including those at Westgate’s Las Vegas resorts, would go to $10 per hour starting Jan. 1.
For years, Henderson resident Angelique Daniels has owned The Shoe Chick, a mobile shoe, purse and accessory store. She recently agreed to donate a percentage of each sale to the opening of Mariah’s House, a safe house for victims of sex trafficking.
Several Las Vegas City Council members say developers Cordish Cos. and Findlay Sports & Entertainment should consider taking on a third partner to privatize financing for a proposed downtown soccer stadium so that public dollars are not used.
Uber, the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company that has acknowledged it is considering entering the Las Vegas ground transportation market if it can figure out a way to clear some regulatory hurdles, conducted the first of five introductory “onboarding sessions” with prospective drivers on Wednesday.
Stocks took a pounding on Wednesday, although Wall Street managed to peddle back from its steepest lows, and safe-haven government debt prices rose after U.S. and Chinese inflation data fanned worries about a global slowdown.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. shrugged off the declining Macau gaming market during the third quarter, saying Wednesday that companywide net income increased 7.2 percent.
WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales declined in September and producer prices also fell, worrisome signals on the economy’s health that helped fuel a major sell-off on Wall Street.
Even when the company pays for the airfare and hotel stay, expenses on a business trip can add up quickly. Whether it’s eating out for every meal or all the taxis you’ll be taking to navigate an unfamiliar city, here are nine ways you could be spending too much money on your business trips.
The $5.1 billion buyout of slot machine giant Bally Technologies by lottery provider Scientific Games Corp. could lead to a 21 percent reduction in the combined companies’ non-manufacturing and production workforce.
Anyone who has followed Dan Lee over the years understands his motivation in launching a proxy fight for control of regional casino operator Full House Resorts. He sees opportunity.
Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare: debt collectors are chasing them down for the money they still owe by freezing their bank accounts, garnishing their wages and seizing their assets.