If you thought having CES in town earlier this month was a big deal, wait until you see what conventions are coming in this week.
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Japan could catapult to become the third-largest casino market globally when the first casino lights are turned on in the early 2020s.
The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity.
It wasn’t long ago – less than a decade – that Las Vegas’ housing market was a mass grave of foreclosures. Southern Nevada still gets more repo activity than most areas of the country. But overall, its foreclosure woes aren’t nearly as severe as they used to be.
The 46 billion-euro tie-up between Leonardo Del Vecchio’s Luxottica and France’s Essilor creates a global powerhouse in the fast-growing 95 billion-euro industry.
Dr. Alfred Bonati, a 76-year-old orthopedic surgeon from Florida who has patented his minimally invasive surgical techniques used in back procedures, has opened a second facility in Las Vegas. Though he has had dozens of malpractice claims and paid out millions in settlements, many patients come from around the world to see him.
Costco has received a construction permit to do $1.9 million worth of work at its Summerlin location.
MGM Resorts International has bought a new Washington, D.C., office building to use as base for advancing public policy initiatives.
Zikiz, which sells wraps and Mediterranean food in Henderson, will open its second location in the valley in February.
In a departure from the leniency typically given South Korean big businesses, prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, the country’s most valuable company, in an influence-peddling scandal that has toppled the country’s president.
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