Sen. Harry Reid, who is retiring after a three-decade political career that saw him rise higher than any Nevada politician before him, has always been the go-to lawmaker on all things related to gaming, tourism and transportation.
With the Colorado River steps from her house, Susan Martinolich can soak up a serene landscape from her back patio. There’s so much beauty outside, she says, she isn’t bothered much by the abandoned concrete towers standing across the water in Laughlin — leftovers of the failed Emerald River resort.
Mike Ensign, a retired gaming executive who helped usher in the new era of Las Vegas casinos and father of former U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada, died Wednesday morning in his Las Vegas home.
If approved by the commission, it would become the third large gaming company in the state to abandon the state-regulated energy company in recent months.
Albert “Moky” Faccinto Sr., an early executive of Caesar’s Palace who helped to open the hotel and casino, died Sept. 17 at the age of 91.
Gov. Brian Sandoval plans to leave Monday for Australia along with more than 30 Nevada representatives on a mission designed to enhance trade partnerships that will focus on water technology and commercialization, tourism and gaming.
A doctor who sued Caesars Entertainment Corp. when it barred him from its properties and prevented him from attending a medical conference at Paris Las Vegas lost his appeal Thursday to the Nevada Supreme Court.
The Sparks Nugget, overseen for 16 years by Nevada Gaming Commission member Michonne Ascuaga, is under a federal investigation for failing to implement effective anti-money laundering programs at the casino, according to court papers filed Wednesday in relation to the property’s 2013 sale.