Legalized sports betting will kick off in the Grand Canyon State on the same day the National Football League opens its 2021 season with a Tampa Bay-Dallas matchup.
Richard N. “Rick” Velotta has covered business, the gaming industry, tourism, transportation and aviation in Las Vegas for 25 years. A former reporter and editor with the Las Vegas Sun, the Ogden (Utah) Standard-Examiner, the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff and the Aurora (Colo.) Sun, Velotta is a graduate of Northern Arizona University where he won the school’s top journalism honor. He became the Review-Journal's assistant business editor in September 2018.
R&R Partners principal Billy Vassiliadis says countering the messages of health departments about Las Vegas being unsafe because of COVID-19 wouldn’t be productive.
Donald Brinkerhoff, who designed the landscaping of The Mirage and dozens of other projects worldwide, including the 4.5-mile Strip corridor, died July 16 in Newport Beach, California. He was 90.
Las Vegas Sands, dedicated to its investment in Singapore with its iconic three-tower hotel, has shut down its casino while rival Resorts World operates at reduced capacity.
In its second-quarter earnings call, Southwest, profitable for the first time since 2020, reported that its expansion to new cities with new routes has been successful.
Improvements in the Las Vegas, Macao and Singapore markets have resulted in greater revenue and a narrowing of net losses in the second quarter.
U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro issues an order at the request of the National Labor Relations Board requiring Station Casinos to conduct meetings within two weeks.
Two Nevada neighbors, California and Arizona, are on separate paths toward adding sports wagering, with Arizona much closer to the finish line.
The California-based Americans for Nonsmokers Rights is connecting casino revenue with smoking bans and has enlisted the Oakland A’s to take up the fight in Nevada.
Tourism industry analysts say it’s going to be hard to put the genie back into the bottle when it comes to revamping health and safety regulations addressing COVID-19.
With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Nevada, The Venetian and Palazzo announced that it is returning to requiring masks regardless of an employee’s vaccination status.
Expanding sports wagering will be a main topic when the National Indian Gaming Association’s tradeshow arrives at Caesars Forum next week.
The multiyear deal between Wynn Resorts’ WynnBET and the National Football League Detroit Lions will feature a branded sports bar where bets can be placed.
In addition to the name change at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, the meeting space within The Venetian also is taking on a new name, The Venetian Convention Center.