Members of the media are getting a first look at Encore Boston Harbor Friday, ahead of its Sunday opening. The $2.6 billion, 671-room resort has 3,158 slot machines, 143 table games, and 88 poker tables. Once Encore opens, only three commercial casinos will exist in the state, including a slot-machine parlor operated by Penn National Gaming at the Plainridge Park Race Track in central Massachusetts. (Nathan Asselin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
In the early morning hours of Monday, June 17th, a massive fire destroyed an 84,000-square-foot office complex on Paradise Road near East Twain Avenue.
The Raiders stadium in Las Vegas is still on track to be complete by 2020 when the team arrives.
UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou will face Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 29 in a bout that could determine the next title contender. After losing in a title bout to Stipe Miocic in 2018, Ngannou says he never doubted himself. He also talks about meeting former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Veteran journalist introduces readers to “The Boys Who Woke Up Early.” (John Przybys/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Summer In Las Vegas (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)