Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Eldorado Resorts Inc. shareholders will meet in Las Vegas and Reno to consider the planned $17.3 billion merger of the two companies.
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.
The Las Vegas Monorail is splitting its planned expansion into two pieces and has financing to build a new station to serve the MSG Sphere at The Venetian.
It will have taken a decade, but the first megaresort to open on the Las Vegas Strip since late 2010 is on track for a late 2020 opening.
The popular Mecum Auctions will sell about 25 classic guitars this year in addition to some 1,000 vehicles in the third year of the event’s presence in Las Vegas.
An executive for a company with a track record of paying multimillion-dollar fines for failing to comply with gaming regulations has been recommended for licensing.
A trade show that has frequently rotated between Orlando and Las Vegas has made a permanent commitment to Southern Nevada with 13 years of events beginning in 2027.
To assure the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion will be completed by CES 2021, the LVCVA board of directors approved a contract amendment that increases the cost.
A bill introduced by Reps. Johnson and Fortenberry wouldn’t make resort fees illegal, but would spell out how they’re displayed on websites and in advertisements.
San Diego attorney James Frantz is grateful MGM Resorts International moved quickly toward a settlement with victims, but he says the company still has work to do.
MGM Resorts International and lawyers representing thousands of people have reached a settlement of between $735 million and $800 million, both sides said Thursday.
Gaming companies aren’t supposed to cross the line of doing business with marijuana companies, so regulators will be watching the first-ever Budtender Awards event.
Legislation requiring resorts to be transparent in the advertising of hotel room rates faces an uphill path, the congresswoman representing the Las Vegas resort corridor said.
After a buying spree in Washington and Northern Nevada, small regional operator Maverick Gaming has entered the Colorado market by acquiring CC Gaming LLC and its properties.
A bill cracking down on deceptive hotel resort fees by requiring full disclosure of pricing in advertising was introduced Thursday in the House.
Golden Nugget owner, aquarium and theme park operator, restaurant entrepreneur, reality TV star Tilman Feritta has a new accomplishment: business book author.