The unlikely scenario of David taking Goliath exists on the Strip with Reno-based Eldorado Resorts Inc. looking to acquire Caesars Entertainment Corp.
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.
Gaming analysts have mixed forecasts on how the layoffs may be perceived by Japanese regulators in considering MGM for an integrated resort slot.
Encore Boston Harbor has rolled out a multimillion-dollar marketing plan in preperation for the June 23 opening of the $2.6 billion resort in Everett, Massachusetts.
Privately held Las Vegas-based Maverick Gaming closes on three property acquisitions, two in Elko, to solidify its Northern Nevada presence.
The builder of Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena has been named general contractor of the MSG Sphere performance venue being built just off the Strip.
As a new report outlines a possible integrity problem in esports, states are learning that sports wagering isn’t as lucrative as they thought it would be.
Golden Gate owner Derek Stevens has a few surprises planned for Saturday’s opening of Circa Sports, a new branded sportsbook planned at three downtown properties.
MGM Resorts International confirmed the elimination of 557 more jobs Thursday, bringing the total of layoffs to 1,070 as a result of the MGM 2020 cost-cutting program.
The UNLV International Gaming Institute turned out to be instrumental in the unlikely bid to move the Raiders from Oakland to Las Vegas.
The total won by Nevada’s casinos from players on slot machines, table games and race and sports pools was down 1.8 percent to $936.5 million in April.
About 650 people from 34 countries are attending the International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking at Caesars Palace.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. won’t appeal sanctions imposed by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and on Tuesday paid fines ordered by commissioners, the company announced.
The organization’s board on Wednesday voted 13-1 to approve a $48.7 million contract with The Boring Company for an underground people-mover transit system.
While a Boston newspaper columnist labeled Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox as “Mad Matt,” he probably is angrier about what led the company to be in a regulatory mess.
By nearly every standard, the $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium is about half finished.