Scene from the Strip following Gov. Steve Sisolak’s closure of all nonessential businesses on March 17, 2020. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s 30 day nonessential business closure shuts down 440 licensed casinos and leaves tens of thousands of employees out of work.
RJ reporter Glenn Puit was on the Las Vegas Strip speaking to tourist about coronavirus and its effect on their trip. (Glen Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
COVID-19 is making an impact on the Las Vegas Strip. Usually filled with crowds and parties, the Strip is now quiet with empty lines, empty casino floors and little action along major party spots. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Review-Journal real estate reporter Eli Segall speaks with Renee Summerour about a California developer’s plan to help revamp the south Las Vegas Strip. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian on the Las Vegas Strip near Wynn Main Gate Drive on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
MGM Resorts International is selling the Bellagio property and leasing it back. This move gives the casino operator a cash infusion of more than $4 billion.MGM announced Tuesday that it reached a deal with New York financial giant The Blackstone Group.
MGM announces the sale of Circus Circus for $825 million to TI owner Phil Ruffin on Tuesday, October 15. The 3,767-room property sits on a plot of about 60 acres near Sahara Avenue on the north side of the Strip.
Construction crews recently completed its 80,000-square-foot basement as well as Level 1 of the MSG Sphere. Review-Journal studio host Aaron Drawhorn and business reporter Rick Velotta go over the latest construction updates and video of the Sphere.
The interactive attraction offers several new selfie opportunities. (Museum of Selfies)