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12/13/2019

article Year-round Las Vegas resort pool aims to be 'the greatest pool in the history of the world'
(Las Vegas) -- Could the pool of the Fremont Street’s forthcoming Circa Resort & Casino be the greatest in the world? That’s how downtown Las Vegas...
article Shania Twain, Mark Davis kick it up at Westgate VIP
(Las Vegas) -- It was the type of bash where country music superstar Shania Twain and Raiders owner Mark Davis can mill around, largely unnoticed. A private VIP event...
article Casino Experts, Regulators to Explain Impact of AI, Biometrics and Big Data at UNLV Event
(Las Vegas) -- UNLV Boyd School of Law will hold a cutting-edge conference next month on new trends in technology and how they impact the gambling sector.

12/12/2019

article Circa Resort & Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Today, CEO and developer Derek Stevens announced that his highly anticipated integrated gaming resort Circa Resort & Casino has reached the halfway...
article Treasure Island Hotel & Casino marks Radisson debut on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson announced Tuesday the debut of Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino, a Radisson Hotel at 3300 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas. The award-...
article Aria Hotel & Casino Approaches Its 10-Year Anniversary
(Las Vegas) -- The Aria Hotel & Casino is one of the most popular venues on the Las Vegas Strip. Thousands of visitors to the city check in to this hotel every...
article Which Las Vegas Strip poker room grows while other venues fade?
(Las Vegas) -- In the early 2000s, the Bellagio was the property of choice for serious poker players. It’s main allure for players was “Bobby’s Room....

12/11/2019

article Resorts World Las Vegas expects 75 percent of revenue from non-gaming
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas may not be opening until summer 2021, but executives are expecting great things out of the most expensive hotel-casino ever built...
article Las Vegas Convention Calendar Lands Oracle OpenWorld, Tech Event Could Help Fall Months
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas convention calendar will include another major event next year following the news that Oracle its relocating its annual OpenWorld from San...
article Fremont Street Experience Ready to Unveil Renovated $32M Viva Vision Canopy With Las Vegas New Years Eve Show
(Las Vegas) -- The entertainment district in downtown Las Vegas will use New Year’s Eve to flip the switch on its renovated centerpiece attraction, Viva Vision. The 1,...
article Las Vegas police search for suspect who punched 65-year-old woman, stole her purse at casino
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police have asked the public's help in finding a suspect who conspired to steal a 65-year-old woman's purse at a west valley casino on...

12/10/2019

article On Las Vegas Strip, Splashy Stores Elbow In Alongside Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Five years ago, Eli Gindi, a New York businessman, learned that part of the Showcase Mall on the Las Vegas Strip was up for sale. His interest piqued, he...
article Downtown Vegas is getting a pool that will feature all-year access, giant video screen
(Las Vegas) -- Could the pool of the Fremont Street’s forthcoming Circa Resort & Casino be the greatest in the world? That’s how downtown Las Vegas...
article Treasure Island in Las Vegas joins Radisson brand
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson Rewards members can now redeem points when booking stays at TI, according to a Tuesday press release. The addition of TI marks the first Strip...
article VA opens gambling addiction treatment center in Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs has opened its second in-patient gambling addiction recovery center, right in the heart of Sin City. VA officials...
article Kaskade Files Lawsuit Against Palms Casino Over Residency
(Las Vegas) -- Famed DJ Kaskade is suing the owner of the Palms Casino Resort for breach of contract after it closed its KAOS club and cancelled his residency.

12/9/2019

article Resorts World president: ‘This will be a property like nobody’s ever seen in Las Vegas’
(Las Vegas) -- On the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, a head-turning monster of a resort with two hotel towers is being built on an 88-acre site. With a $4.3 billion...
article VIDEO: Opening ceremony of the first Chick-fil-A restaurant inside a casino
(Las Vegas) -- Opening ceremony of the first Chick-fil-A restaurant inside a casino at the Golden Nugget on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019
article PHOTOS: NoMad Las Vegas Joins World of Hyatt
(Las Vegas) -- Hyatt’s team reached out on Friday to let me know that they’ve added a new Las Vegas hotel to their ongoing partnership with MGM Resorts in...
press release Construction For Vegas' Circa Resort & Casino Reaches Halfway Mark, Speeds Toward December 2020 Opening
(Las Vegas) -- Today, CEO and developer Derek Stevens announced that his highly anticipated integrated gaming resort Circa Resort & Casino has reached the halfway...

12/6/2019

article Billionaire Reuben Brothers Hit Vegas With Financing for Rio Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Billionaire British property investors David Reuben and Simon Reuben have helped finance Dreamscape Cos.’ acquisition of the Rio All-Suite Hotel...
article New Rio Las Vegas Owner Says Demolition Rumors False, No Plans for MLB Ballpark
(Las Vegas) -- Chatting with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Eric Birnbaum, who is heading Rio’s new ownership entity known as Dreamscape Companies, says the gossip...
article Sale of Rio hotel in Las Vegas closes for $516.3M
(Las Vegas) -- Newly formed Dreamscape Companies is the official new owner of the Rio, with the $516.3 million deal closing Thursday. reamscape will have plenty of lead...
article A Resorts World update from the guy at the top, President Scott Sibella
(Las Vegas) -- How about a tour? From none other than the guy who runs the place, News 3 met Resorts World Las Vegas President Scott Sibella on the top floor of what...

12/5/2019

article Ruffin outlines for Nevada regulators his plans for Circus Circus Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Casino owner Phil Ruffin made it clear Wednesday that the 37-acre parcel at the corner of the Strip and Sahara Avenue he is acquiring as part of his $825...
article Billionaire Phil Ruffin Offers Few Details on Circus Circus Future
(Nevada) -- Billionaire Phil Ruffin appeared before the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) this week to explain his vision for the future of Circus Circus, the Las Vegas...
article Kaskade Reportedly Suing KAOS for Canceling His Shows
(Las Vegas) -- It looks like Palms Casino Resort's KAOS woes won't end at the money they've lost to the club's short-lived run. It has been reported that...
article Las Vegas Nightlife Exec Ryan Perrings Launches The Brightside Agency
(Las Vegas) -- Even for a town loves over-the-top-superlatives as much as Las Vegas, 34-year-old Ryan Perrings has racked up a press portfolio of headlines that most...

12/4/2019

article Surprise! Resort, parking fees keep people away from Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- It used to be that, for the most part, Las Vegas ran on the profits made by the casinos and the ancillary services – hotels, restaurants,...
article Guest at The Orleans wins $100K jackpot in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- A visitor from Texas won a $100,000 jackpot at The Orleans hotel-casino on Dec. 1, according to the property.
article Intrade Founder Takes Another Shot at a Sports-Betting Exchange
(USA) -- One of the founders of Intrade, a popular marketplace for political predictions that shuttered in 2013, is betting that Americans are ready to gamble on sports...

12/3/2019

article Las Vegas economy remains strong
(Las Vegas) -- A UNLV economics professor predicted the national economy will continue its slowdown in 2020 and 2021 and that should trickle down to the gaming and...
article Aerosmith's Steven Tyler sparks rumors Las Vegas is changing slogan
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas could be changing its famous slogan from 'What Happens In Vegas, Stays in Vegas', it has been reported, after Steven Tyler led a chant...
article $1M-plus jackpot winners connect on Las Vegas Strip, in Laughlin
(Las Vegas) -- You can be thankful for many things this holiday season, especially after hitting for $1 million in Southern Nevada. A player on Thanksgiving night at...
article The Front Yard at Ellis Island casino opens its doors
(Las Vegas) -- The official grand opening of the Front Yard at Ellis Island is scheduled for Friday, but the beer garden, restaurant and entertainment venue opened to...
article The Weeknd Takes Over The Las Vegas Strip For His Dazzling ’Heartless’ Video
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a week after debuting his first new track since 2018’s My Dear Melancholy, Abel Tesfaye — better known as The Weeknd — is back...

12/2/2019

article Could 'What happens here only happens here' be the new tourism mantra of Las Vegas?
(Las Vegas) -- "What happens here stays here."For almost two decades, those five words have served as this city's motto of excess. Rarely has an official...
article BLOG: 20 Things Guys Do That Las Vegas Casino Staff Can't Stand
(Las Vegas) -- Heading to the casino is a pretty popular activity for a lot of guys, especially those who are looking to let loose, have fun and maybe even win a little...

12/1/2019

article Get a taste of the other side of Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has a new string to its bow. The gambling mecca is on a mission to become a gastronomic hotspot, and the city’s UnCork’d festival,...

11/30/2019

article Las Vegas Strip Hard Rock Cafe, others survive themed restaurant era
(Las Vegas) -- In the mid-’90s, Steven Spielberg brought in some Hollywood movie magic to Las Vegas. The famed director opened the second location of his themed...
article Trump dropped from Terry Fator’s show on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- One could excuse Terry Fator for simply cleaning his puppets, clearing his voice and rolling with the same show he’s performed since winning “...

11/26/2019

article Las Vegas Airport Marks Busiest Month Ever By Passenger Count
(Las Vegas) -- October turned out to be the busiest month ever by passenger count at the main airport in Las Vegas. The Clark County Department of Aviation reported...
article Damien Hirst Adds Iconic Artworks to Vans Sk8-Hi and Slip-On Silhouettes
(Las Vegas) -- Vans has partnered with Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and legendary British artist Damien Hirst for a series of silhouettes that bring his iconic style...
article Vans, Artist Damien Hirst and Palms Casino Resort Join Forces For Limited Edition Sneakers
(Las Vegas) -- After debuting the world's most expensive hotel room with a $100,000-per-night rate earlier this year, The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and famed...
article Visitor from Hawaii hits jackpot over $1 million in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- One Las Vegas visitor had a profitable trip to the "Ninth Island" after hitting a jackpot worth more than $1 million in downtown. A visitor from...
article Mirage Casino Turns 30
(Nevada) -- Thirty-years-ago, the Mirage opened its doors, ushering in the era of the mega-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort – built by Steve Wynn –...

11/25/2019

article New business offers casino table game lessons at mall on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Looking for a way to pass the time while your significant other shops? A new business opening at a mall on the Las Vegas Strip will teach you how to play...

11/24/2019

article $4.3B Resorts World Las Vegas Backtracking Asian Theme for Broader Appeal
(Las Vegas) -- New details on Resorts World Las Vegas were released this week by developer Genting Group, the most significant being that the $4.3 billion integrated...
article Get used to Las Vegas slogan: ‘What Happens Here, Only Happens Here’
(Las Vegas) -- On Tuesday night, Steven Tyler cut from Aerosmith’s raucous show at Park Theater for a commercial break. “When I say, ‘What Happens Here...
article Pai Gow progressive jackpot pays $2.3M on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- These diamonds are this card player’s best friend. A guest at Paris Las Vegas drew a straight diamond flush Wednesday night on the Face Up Pai Gow...

11/23/2019

article Resorts World Las Vegas Unveils Updated Plans for $4.3 Billion Resort-Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas has unveiled updated plans for the US$4.3 billion luxury resort-casino to include new amenities such as a 5,000-capacity state-of-...

11/22/2019

article Resorts World updates plans for $4.3B Las Vegas Strip resort
(Las Vegas) -- A multibillion-dollar Las Vegas Strip megaresort has updated plans increasing its capacity and expanding its budget before its scheduled open in 2021,...

11/21/2019

press release Resorts World Las Vegas Announces New Amenities and Summer 2021 Opening
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas has unveiled updated plans for the US$4.3 billion luxury resort-casino to include new amenities such as a 5,000-capacity state-of-...
article Resorts World updates plans, opening of $4.3B Las Vegas Strip resort
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas will open its doors several months later than planned, but the multibillion-dollar Las Vegas Strip megaresort will have more to...
article Some Las Vegas casinos allow Instagram photos at gaming tables
(Las Vegas) -- Let’s say you’re getting married in Las Vegas and want to capture the whole experience with selfies. You already know you can photograph...
article These ‘tabletop ATMs’ could spell disaster for gamblers
(Las Vegas) -- Here’s a surefire way for gamblers to go broke on a dime. A new technology that cuts out the trip to the ATM or the casino cashier is set to debut...
article Man wounded, officer injured in shooting on McCarran tarmac
(Las Vegas) -- A man is in surgery after being shot by a Metro police officer on the tarmac at McCarran International Airport early Thursday. Las Vegas police were...
article Toy guns, swords banned from Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to ban toy and replica guns from the Fremont Street pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas. Council members...

11/20/2019

article Las Vegas' first mega-resort arrives on the Strip
(Las Vegas) -- This Friday marks 30 years since the opening of the first mega-resort on the Strip, which ushered in the modern era of Las Vegas. It was the brainchild of...
article Man from Ohio wins more than $300K on Wheel of Fortune at Las Vegas airport
(Las Vegas) -- There was also a Wheel of Fortune jackpot winner at McCarran International Airport this week. Ryan C. from Columbus, Ohio, won $317,880 while playing...

11/19/2019

article Sale Of Bellagio Real Estate Completed
(Las Vegas) -- The Blackstone Group has completed its more than $4 billion purchase of the Bellagio, in what appears to be the most expensive sale ever of a Las Vegas...
article Slots player hits for $2.2M on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- For one slots player, the symbols that lined up were no mirage. A player of the Wheel of Fortune Triple Red Hot Bells at The Mirage turned a $5 wager into...
article Fremont Street Experience sign to show downtown through decades
(Las Vegas) -- The Fremont Street Experience is planning to add an LED sign that pays tribute to downtown’s rich history. The sign is set to be built on the east...
article What happens in Vegas, leaves Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to event trends, Vegas doesn’t keep its secrets for long. The entertainment Mecca has championed world-wide phenomena from Cirque Du...

11/18/2019

article Blackstone Group completes $4.2B purchase of Bellagio in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Blackstone Group has completed its more than $4 billion purchase of the Bellagio, in what appears to be the most expensive sale ever of a Las Vegas...

11/17/2019

article Gaming theory: Play table games at Las Vegas mall to learn ropes
(Las Vegas) -- The best way to attract new players to table games? Take away the gambling. That’s the theory behind Casino Quest, a casino game education space set...

11/16/2019

article Gaming theory: Play table games at Las Vegas mall to learn ropes
(Las Vegas) -- The best way to attract new players to table games? Take away the gambling. That’s the theory behind Casino Quest, a casino game education space set...
article All-New Excitement in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- It's already a meetings Mecca, but Las Vegas isn't a town to rest on its laurels. New developments -- and new meeting spaces -- abound in a city...

11/14/2019

article Escapes: How to fight the newest fake travel fee
(Las Vegas) -- If someone walked up to you and asked for $5 for no reason, would you hand it over? How about $18? Would you mind terribly leaving that behind? Welcome to...
article Injured Marie Osmond Says Let’s Get On with the (Final) Show
(Las Vegas) -- Famed entertainer Marie Osmond is not letting an injured knee keep her from performing Saturday with her brother Donny for their last show as they cap off...

11/13/2019

article M Resort is official team headquarters hotel of Raiders
(Las Vegas) -- M Resort Spa Casino announced an official partnership with the Raiders on Wednesday. The partnership designates M Resort as the official Raiders team...
article BLOG: Escape from Newark to Las Vegas on a budget
(Las Vegas) -- While Las Vegas may be an obvious choice for a vacation spot, the city offers much more than just gambling and buffets, and is well worth a fresh look at...

11/12/2019

article OJ Simpson Sues Las Vegas Casino Saying He Was Defamed
(Las Vegas) -- O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news...

11/11/2019

article The D Las Vegas banking on new sportsbook instead of stage shows
(Las Vegas) -- A news sportsbook is coming to downtown next year at The D Las Vegas, which means it's closing the curtains on its stage show to make way for the new...

11/10/2019

article The D Las Vegas plans new sportsbook, closing production shows
(Las Vegas) -- It’s game over for the stage shows at the D Las Vegas. The hotel is turning its second-floor showroom into a sportsbook. Plans are in place for the...

11/8/2019

article Downtown Las Vegas hotel-casino shows off renovated sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman helped celebrate the Plaza’s newly revamped William Hill Race and Sports Book by placing the first bet —...
article OJ Simpson sues Las Vegas casino, contends he was defamed
(Las Vegas) -- O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news...
article Those fees at Las Vegas Strip restaurants? You don’t have to pay them
(Las Vegas) -- If you think hotel resort fees in Las Vegas are sneaky, be on the lookout for odd restaurant charges that go by official-sounding names but all add up to...

11/7/2019

article Damien Hirst’s Venice sculptures to remain part of Palms casino’s collection despite Kaos club closing
(Las Vegas) -- Damien Hirst’s art was thrust centre stage when Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas unveiled the fruits of its $690m overhaul earlier this year....
article Kaos worker files class-action lawsuit against Red Rock Resorts
(Las Vegas) -- A lead cocktail server at the Palms nightclub and dayclub Kaos filed a class-action lawsuit against the hotel-casino’s owner Wednesday afternoon,...

11/6/2019

article Safe Bet: Reimagining Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Blackstone is a fairly conservative firm that doesn’t like to gamble. So there must be a reason that they’d walk into the Bellagio and plunk...
article Las Vegas casino sues NHL’s Evander Kane over $500K in gambling markers
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has 500,000 more reasons to dislike Las Vegas. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas filed a lawsuit Monday in Clark County...
article NHL Star Evander Kane Being Sued By Las Vegas Casino Over $500k Gambling Debt
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane is being sued by a Las Vegas casino after he allegedly failed to pay back gambling markers totaling $500,000 in April...
article NHL's Evander Kane Blew $500k In Vegas Gambling Binge, Lawsuit Claims
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks superstar Evander Kane SUCKS at gambling -- the hockey star blew $500,000 at a Vegas casino during the NHL playoffs and never paid back...
article Sharks' Evander Kane sued by Las Vegas casino over alleged $500,000 gambling debt
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane likely doesn't have too many fans in Las Vegas thanks to the Sharks-Golden Knights rivalry, but he also isn't...
article Palms Closes KAOS Day And Nightclub
(Nevada) -- The parent company of the Palms Hotel and Casino announced on Tuesday that it would be closing the KAOS Day and Nightclub effective immediately. The club had...
article One-time charges in Vegas ops dent Q3 trading for Red Rock Resorts
(Las Vegas) -- Red Rock Resorts, in its Q3 financial update, has reported a net loss of $26.8m for the third quarter of 2019, a decrease of $51.9m, from net income of $...
press release Artists' Square to hit Celestia at The STRAT in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Celestia at The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod will transform its courtyard into the Artists’ Square, where local...

11/5/2019

article Bobby Baldwin named CEO of new casino coming to Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Strip is set to offer a brand-new casino titled, Drew Las Vegas. The future casino now has a new CEO, after Poker Hall of Famer, Bobby...
article BLOG: Best Renovation/Restoration: Palms Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Renovations at the Palms Casino Resort wrapped up in March and covered nearly every area of the resort. A phased work schedule allowed the facility to...

11/4/2019

article Once left behind, north end of Las Vegas Strip humming along with development
(Las Vegas) -- For the past three decades, Leon Boghossian has visited Las Vegas about twice a year. The Rhode Island resident has seen many changes to the city during...

11/3/2019

article Las Vegas convention attendance, room rates near historic highs
(Las Vegas) -- With three-quarters of 2019 in the books statistically, visitation to Las Vegas potentially is closing in on some records. A close look at the Las Vegas...

11/2/2019

article Ante up: Drew Las Vegas names veteran gaming executive Bobby Baldwin as CEO
(Las Vegas) -- Developers of the planned Drew Las Vegas have turned to veteran gaming executive Bobby Baldwin to lead the Las Vegas Strip property’s transformation...
article Las Vegas Sands Is Still the Cash King of Casino Stocks
(Las Vegas) -- The casino industry doesn't have the kind of growth stocks it once did, but now it's a cash-generating machine. Multibillion-dollar casinos are...
article Las Vegas Sands to remain Asia’s dominant IR operator for next five years and beyond
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Sands is perfectly placed to maintain its standing as Asia’s dominant market leader in the integrated resort space thanks to the expansion...
article Roulette player who won $270,000 over 15 years ago returns to Plaza, wins again
(Las Vegas) -- In 2004, Englander Ashley Revell bet his entire life on a single roulette bet at the Plaza Hotel and Casino. After selling all of his possessions and...

11/1/2019

article Drew Las Vegas resort owner hires ex-MGM Resorts executive
(Las Vegas) -- The company completing the unfinished blue-glass Drew Las Vegas resort has named a former top MGM Resorts International official as its chief executive.
article Woman who drove RV into North Las Vegas casino says it was an accident
(Las Vegas) -- A woman accused of driving a recreational vehicle through the entry of the Cannery claimed the crash was an accident during a rambling jailhouse interview...
article Las Vegas-based Full House excited about sports-betting deals
(Las Vegas) -- New sports wagering deals inked by Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts Inc. in the third quarter has CEO Dan Lee shooting for the big leagues.
article Kelly Clarkson announces 2020 Las Vegas residency
(Las Vegas) -- Kelly Clarkson announced on her daytime talk show Friday that she will be headlining a Las Vegas residency starting in 2020.
article Former MGM Resorts exec Bobby Baldwin named CEO of Drew Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Longtime gaming executive Bobby Baldwin has been named head of the Drew Las Vegas, currently under construction on the Las Vegas Strip. In a Friday...
press release Witkoff Appoints Bobby Baldwin Vice Chairman of Witkoff and Chief Executive Officer of Drew Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Witkoff has named Bobby Baldwin, renowned gaming executive, as Vice Chairman of Witkoff and Chief Executive Officer of Drew Las Vegas, a 67-story resort...

10/30/2019

article Woman accused of crashing RV into casino makes court appearance
(Las Vegas) -- A woman accused of driving an RV into the front entrance of the Cannery last week, seriously injuring a 66-year-old man, appeared in court Wednesday...

10/29/2019

article Report: Woman accused of crashing RV claimed Cannery Casino owed her money
(Las Vegas) -- A woman accused of driving her RV into the front of the Cannery Casino in North Las Vegas claimed the casino owed her money, according to an arrest report.

10/28/2019

article Potbelly Sandwich Shop coming to Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Casino owner and entrepreneur Eric Persson said the first two of 10 planned valley restaurants should open early next year — one at the 215 Beltway...

10/27/2019

article COLUMN: Should casinos try to look more like Electric Daisy Carnival?
(Las Vegas) -- How do casino companies get more millennials into their properties? Easy: Make casino floors more like the Electric Daisy Carnival. Or, at least, learn...
article Casino near Las Vegas gets entrance smashed by RV driver who was kicked out, police say
(Las Vegas) -- A custodial worker was critically injured Friday when a driver crashed a motorhome into the entrance of a Las Vegas-area casino after having been kicked...

10/26/2019

article Some Las Vegas visitors turned off by fees added to their bar tab
(Las Vegas) -- It seems the one thing visitors to Las Vegas can’t avoid these days is fees. Most people go inside Las Vegas Strip casinos expecting to lose a...
article How Californian Tech Could Spark Rise Of The Las Vegas Robots
(Las Vegas) -- There’s no doubt about it. Las Vegas has seen better days, financially speaking at least. Take a look at the official figures for the city’s...
article This Vegas Casino Just Completed Sin City’s Most Expensive Renovation Ever
(Las Vegas) -- In 2001, the Maloof family—business magnates who made millions through projects ranging from Coors beer distribution to ownership of the Sacramento...

10/25/2019

article Wes Studi to Make Oscars History for Native American Actors
(Hollywood) -- When Cherokee actor Wes Studi was thinking about moving to Los Angeles to take a shot at being an actor in the 1980s, he asked a friend if it was a good...
article Some Las Vegas Strip venues charging service fees on drinks
(Las Vegas) -- Amid rising resort fees and parking fees on the Strip, visitors have found another vexation: drink fees. A number of dayclubs and nightclubs across the...
press release Hooters Signs Franchise Agreement with OYO Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Hooters of America, LLC, announced today the signing of a long-term franchise agreement with OYO Hotel & Casino Las Vegas to continue the operation of...
article OP/ED: What happens in Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- I never thought I would go to Las Vegas. It is hard for me to imagine an intentional expenditure of money that is more wasteful than gambling. Then there...
article VIDEO: Witness to RV crashing into North Las Vegas casino
(Las Vegas) -- Samuel Scott talks about what he saw after a Winnebago crashed into the Cannery casino in North Las Vegas on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
article Woman drives motorhome into Las Vegas-area casino after she was kicked out, police say
(Las Vegas) -- A 50-year-old woman upset about getting kicked out of the Cannery casino drove her Winnebago motorhome through the front doors and ran over an elderly...

10/23/2019

article The best bargain in Las Vegas is a former PGA Tour stop where big dreams, bad luck and broken promises abound
(Las Vegas) -- The slender man turned to the mountains and cursed loudly as his 15-footer stopped just short of its destination. It was not the curse words that were...

10/22/2019

article Bellagio $4.2B sale marks most expensive Las Vegas resort deal
(Las Vegas) -- When the Bellagio was developed more than 20 years ago, it was the world’s most expensive hotel ever built. When it sold last week for more than $4...
article Poker Bust: 27 Nevada Poker Rooms Have Closed Their Doors Since 2011
(Las Vegas) -- There was a time that nearly all Las Vegas Strip casinos hosted a poker room. The exceptions were Casino Royale, Cosmopolitan, Encore, New York-New York,...
article 44-story Circa in downtown Las Vegas on track for 2020 opening
(Las Vegas) -- The skyward progress of downtown’s newest resort is on schedule, but Circa owner Derek Stevens still has a few surprises up his sleeve. Stevens said...
article These are the 10 best casinos in Las Vegas, according to 10Best readers
(Las Vegas) -- 10Best readers have gambled for you in Las Vegas to find the best casinos in the city. The Readers' Choice Awards winners for Best Las Vegas Casino...
article Why taxi rides between Las Vegas’ airport and the Strip may become a good deal
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas taxicabs will be required to charge flat-rate fares between McCarran International Airport and resorts on the Strip, starting Jan. 1. The fares...
article VIDEO: Smoke from fire at The Cosmopolitan
(Las Vegas) -- Video of smoke from an electrical fire at The Cosmopolitan.

10/21/2019

article ‘Mattress Mack’ wants Vegas bookmakers to call him. Here’s his number
(Las Vegas) -- If a Las Vegas bookmaker is looking to take more money on the Astros to win the World Series, call Mack at 281-844-1963.
article Electrical fire in pool area of the Cosmopolitan has been extinguished
(Las Vegas) -- Clark County Fire Department is investigating an electrical, possibly mechanical fire at the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino on Las Vegas Blvd. Monday...

10/19/2019

article TMZ: Fetty Wap Charged With Battery ... Video Shows Him Punching Security
(Las Vegas) -- Fetty Wap just got hit with a battery charge stemming from his melee with security at a Vegas casino ... and surveillance footage shows the rapper landing...

10/17/2019

article Ruffin’s first act as Circus Circus owner? Renovating Slots-A-Fun
(Las Vegas) -- Casino mogul Phil Ruffin didn’t want to leave anything to chance in his pursuit of acquiring Circus Circus on the Las Vegas Strip. So, he put in an...
article Don Barden: the First African American Casino Owner in Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Many may never have heard of him, but Don Barden is one of the more unsung pioneers in African American history and one who, for a short while at least,...
article Is Major League Baseball in Southern Nevada’s future?
(Las Vegas) -- If Southern Nevada eventually woos a Major League Baseball franchise, a longtime Las Vegas baseball man doubts it will be the Oakland Athletics.

10/15/2019

article Journey very focused on fan faves in Las Vegas Strip residency
(Las Vegas) -- Journey gets the concept of a Las Vegas residency: Play the songs everyone wants to hear. Don’t play what they don’t want to hear. The first...

10/14/2019

article Behind The Counter: A College Football Day In The Life Of A Vegas Sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- A half-hour prior to kickoff for the first slate of college football games Saturday, a short, 74-year-old man whose white hoodie matches his thick shock...

10/13/2019

article VIDEO: Badlands Golf Course
(Las Vegas) -- Since 2015, developer EHB Cos. has tried to construct residences on the defunct Badlands golf course near Summerlin. Neighbors in the Queensridge...

10/12/2019

article Resorts World Las Vegas Tracking for Late 2020 Debut, Will Be First Strip Resort to Open Since 2010
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas is on pace to open sometime late next year, company officials revealing that the $4.2 billion integrated casino resort is finally...
article When some slot players win in Las Vegas, so do 4 nonprofits
(Las Vegas) -- Slot players can help local charities win big through a fundraising program from Everi. The Everi Cares Giving Module program lets guests donate their...

10/10/2019

article Suncoast Hotel and Casino land is up for sale for $87M in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The land where the Suncoast Hotel and Casino sits is up for sale, according to a real estate company. The parcel of land, located in the northwest Las...
article The Suncoast Hotel and Casino's land is up for sale, according to a real estate listing.
(Las Vegas) -- The Suncoast Hotel and Casino's land is up for sale, according to a real estate listing. A listing obtained by News 3 showed that nearly 1.3 million...
article Megaresort coming to Vegas Strip in 2020
(Las Vegas) -- Genting Berhad is on track to open the first megaresort on the Las Vegas Strip since late 2010 to bring a new competitor for MGM Resorts, Wynn Resorts and...

10/9/2019

article Las Vegas casino mogul Derek Stevens talks pro sports, changing downtown
(Las Vegas) -- Construction cranes and crews are slowly assembling the columns of a new 511-room hotel-casino expected to open downtown at the end of 2020. It’s...
article The new norm in Las Vegas resort fees? $50 a night at top hotels
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Palace and two other Las Vegas hotels are raising their resort fees, following similar moves by competitors earlier this year. The nightly fee at...

10/8/2019

article FTC signs off on sale of the Rio resort to New York real estate group
(Las Vegas) -- The Federal Trade Commission took less than two weeks to sign off on Caesars Entertainment’s $516.3 million sale of the Rio resort in Las Vegas to a...
article LVCVA board bans gifts, limits travel for its members
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board members Tuesday unanimously approved new ethics rules that ban members from accepting gifts and tighten...
article TripAdvisor’s top attraction in Las Vegas is a construction site theme park you can play with bulldozers and diggers
(Las Vegas) -- Aspiring construction workers can live their dream by playing with real-size diggers and bulldozers at a theme park in Las Vegas. Dig This Las Vegas even...

10/7/2019

article Coin slot machines offer old-school Vegas experience at El Cortez
(Las Vegas) -- During a recent morning at the El Cortez, Phyllis Henry heard a noise that has become all but extinct on Las Vegas casino floors. It was the ching-ching-...
article Recession lessons may help Las Vegas casinos face next downturn
(Las Vegas) -- When the Great Recession hit Las Vegas, its economy didn’t just drop. It nosedived. Tourism, the city’s lifeblood, took a huge dip. Visitor...
article What does a $100,000-a-night Las Vegas hotel suite look like? We take a peek inside
(Las Vegas) -- Many people dream of earning $100,000 in a year. On the 34th floor of The Palms, some blow $100,000 for one night here. This 9,000-square-foot sky villa...

10/5/2019

article New Yorkers not shy about investing big in Las Vegas real estate
(Las Vegas) -- When Caesars Entertainment Corp. said last month that it is selling the Rio for more than a half-billion dollars, it ended years of rumors that the off-...

10/4/2019

article One of America’s most expensive tee times set to open on Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Golf trips to the Vegas Strip are back, but like most things in the Sin City, it’s gonna cost ya. The Wynn Golf Club, which was shuttered years ago...

10/3/2019

article BLOG: Binion’s Nails It With New Whiskey Licker Up
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been a busy few months at Binion’s Gambling Hall. In July 2019, the downtown casino opened (technically re-opened) the historic Hotel...
article Las Vegas rabbi on what it’s like to lead a synagogue in ‘Sin City’
(Las Vegas) -- Congregation Ner Tamid is located a half an hour drive away from the Las Vegas Strip, where each luxury hotel seems more extravagant than the next and...

10/2/2019

article Siegfried and Roy: What Happened the Night of the Tiger Attack?
(Las Vegas) -- For Siegfried & Roy, the master illusionists whose mix of glitz, charm, and white tiger magic symbolizes the thrill of Las Vegas, October 3, 2003,...

9/30/2019

article Rio Sale the Latest (But Not Last) Las Vegas Deal
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars’ sale of the off-Strip Rio in Las Vegas to a New York developer won’t be the last in that market. Other major operators are also...

9/28/2019

article Marshmello era ends at Kaos Nightclub on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Marshmello is formally fini at Kaos Nightclub and Dayclub at the Palms, and the hotel has negotiated his departure. This is the latest verifiable info...

9/27/2019

article Is Wynn Resorts Restoring Free Parking Because It's Worried About Las Vegas?
(Las Vegas) -- By eliminating the last of its parking fees that it started imposing in 2017, is Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) simply trying to gain a competitive advantage...

9/26/2019

article Las Vegas Resort Fees: Federal Bill Would Require Advertised Rates to Include All Non-Tax Charges
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas resort fees – those hidden charges tacked on to advertised room rates at the end of the booking process – are the subject of federal...
article Tilman Fertitta talks about desire to own Las Vegas Strip property
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta is a busy man. The billionaire, third cousin to Station Casinos owners Lorenzo Fertitta and Frank Fertitta III, owns more than 600...
press release Binion's Announces Opening of Whiskey Licker Up Saloon
(Las Vegas) -- Binion's Gambling Hall and Hotel is proud to announce the opening of a major new attraction on the Fremont Street Experience, Whiskey Licker Up Saloon.

9/24/2019

article Las Vegas May Be The Hottest Art City in America Now
(Las Vegas) -- Fun. Excitement. Indulgence. Relaxation. Over the years, Las Vegas has prided itself on giving visitors an anything-goes escape they can’t find...
article Meet the Newest All-You-Can-Eat Buffet in Las Vegas With a Patio
(Las Vegas) -- The former Rampart Buffet at Rampart Casino gets a makeover that brings one of the few patios for a buffet in the city. The new Market Place Buffet rings...

9/23/2019

article Caesars selling Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas for $516.3 million
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. is selling the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino to an Imperial Cos. affiliate for $516.3 million. Caesars said Monday it will...

9/22/2019

article Investments paying off for downtown Las Vegas casino operators
(Las Vegas) -- It’s hard to ignore the changes taking place in downtown Las Vegas. There’s Circa, a 777-room hotel-casino set to open next year. Farther west, the...

9/20/2019

article MGM in Talks to Sell Circus Circus to Trump Partner in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International, the largest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip, is in talks to sell its Circus Circus property there to real estate mogul...
article BLOG: The Venetian Defends a New Poker Series
(Las Vegas) -- The poker room in The Venetian has been hosting the popular DeepStacks Series, that offers lucrative rewards for the most successful players. Players from...
article Michelin-Starred Tim Ho Wan Has an Opening Date at the Palms
(Las Vegas) -- Tim Ho Wan, the Michelin-starred restaurant out of Hong Kong, gets ready to debut Sept. 29 at the Palms with a 5,055-square-foot space seating 200.

9/19/2019

article Free Parking in Las Vegas Returns As a Resort Breaks Ranks
(Las Vegas) -- For many years, the ability to park for free at most Las Vegas casino-resorts was a beloved perk, and it was one that made visiting the spread-out desert...
article Las Vegas tourism leaders paying more attention to Life is Beautiful
(Las Vegas) -- It’s taken seven years, but the Life is Beautiful music and art festival that begins Friday in downtown Las Vegas has finally achieved enough...

9/18/2019

article MGM rumors and a tribe arrives: Here's the Las Vegas gaming buzz
(Las Vegas) -- Local gaming is about to welcome a new and major player. For this story, we begin at the corner of Paradise Road and Harmon Avenue which is about to...
article Wynn-Encore in Las Vegas to drop valet parking fees. Yep, back to free parking
(Las Vegas) -- It’s baaack. Free parking will return to Wynn-Encore resorts at the end of September, rolling back fees that were introduced two years ago. Each...
article ‘Wedding experts’: How Las Vegas plans to remain a top destination for marriages
(Las Vegas) -- Graceland Wedding Chapel in downtown has been the site of numerous celebrity weddings over the years — Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Ray Cyrus, to name a...

9/16/2019

article New Rooms and Suites Opened in the Plaza Hotel and Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Downtown Las Vegas continues to grow at a steady pace as the Plaza Hotel and Casino debuts new rooms, as well as suites. The luxurious guest rooms were...
article Free valet parking is coming to these two resorts on the Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- At a time when resorts are finding new ways to charge Sin City vacationers, a major resort company will soon offer one of the more luxurious hotel...
article Wynn Resorts Restores Free Valet Parking on Las Vegas Strip, Small Win for the People
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts restored free self-parking at its Strip casinos on May 1. Effective at midnight on Monday, September 30, valet parking will also be...
article Binion Ranch structures on Pahrump property destroyed by fire
(Nevada) -- A suspicious fire destroyed at least two structures on the historic Binion Ranch property over the weekend. Pahrump Fire Chief Scott Lewis said crews were...
article Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle spots
(Las Vegas) -- As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas. Casino companies, Clark County, shopping centers...
article Hooters rebrand to OYO Hotel & Casino begins today
(Las Vegas) -- The Hooters Casino Hotel will begin its transformation into OYO Hotel & Casino today. OYO announced in August that it had partnered with Highgate to...

9/15/2019

article Take a look inside the most expensive hotel room in the world
(Las Vegas) -- The world's most expensive hotel room doubles as an art gallery. Featuring work by world-renowned - and oftentimes controversial - contemporary artist...
article Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle spots
(Nevada) -- As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas. Casino companies, Clark County, shopping centers and...

9/14/2019

article New executive team at $4B Resorts World Las Vegas includes Strip casino veterans
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas, more than a year away from its planned opening, announced five new members of the $4 billion Strip property’s executive...

9/13/2019

article OYO CEO talks about company plans after buying Las Vegas hotel
(Las Vegas) -- At the end of August, India-based company OYO Hotels & Homes bought the Hooters Hotel near the Las Vegas Strip. The company, based in India and run by...
article Bud Light promises Area 51 aliens 'exclusive' beer at Las Vegas event
(Las Vegas) -- Bud Light is still hoping to supply beer for aliens, even if the "Storm Area 51" event is canceled. And this time, the company has special plans...

9/12/2019

article US-China Trade War Affecting Construction Of Vegas Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Superpowers always find a new way to wage war but not using weapons of mass destruction. The US waged a technological war against the Soviets in the 20th...

9/11/2019

article Inside the lawless tunnel network below the Las Vegas strip where thousands of homeless people live in fear of being washed away
(Las Vegas) -- Behind the glowing skyline of Las Vegas, thousands of people are living out the "American Dream". Day in and day out, visitors drink, party and...
article Las Vegas Casinos Tone-Deaf on Resort and Drink Fee Outrage, Daily Housekeeping Could Soon Checkout
(Las Vegas) -- Along with the seemingly never-ending resort fee increases, free parking has morphed into fee parking at MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment properties...
article BLOG: An $850 million hotel where you can’t smoke or gamble is opening in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Toto, we’re not in Vegas anymore. Sin City will soon be home to a new, ultra-luxurious five-star hotel. While that isn’t normally out of the...
article David Lee Roth Announces Las Vegas Residency
(Las Vegas) -- David Lee Roth has announced an upcoming residency in Las Vegas, Nevada. The rocker will take root at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and play the...

9/10/2019

article Next Gaming Brings Atari Favorites To Casino Gaming
(Las Vegas) -- Next Gaming of Las Vegas is bringing classic video games, like Asteroids and Missile Command to casino floors.
article The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts
(Las Vegas) -- The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties...
article PHOTOS: RAZER gaming store opening at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the LINQ Promenade for the grand opening of the new RAZER gaming store.
article New $850 million Las Vegas hotel will focus on 'wellness' rather than gambling with a complex of spas and health treatments
(Las Vegas) -- A new $850 million hotel in Las Vegas will focus on health and 'wellness' rather than gambling and slot machines. Known as The Majestic, the '...
article The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts
(Las Vegas) -- The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties...

9/9/2019

article David Lee Roth Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency
(Las Vegas) -- David Lee Roth is taking Van Halen’s classic catalog of hits to Las Vegas for a nine-show residency at the House of Blues Las Vegas. “A...
article Las Vegas non-gaming hotel to target health-minded crowd
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is set to get a new hotel where visitors will not be hitting the slot machines. The Majestic, an $850 million-dollar project, will be a “...

9/8/2019

article Review concluded added stops wouldn’t sustain Las Vegas Monorail
(Las Vegas) -- Adding two new stops to the Las Vegas Monorail’s route would likely not generate enough ticket sales to sustain the transportation service because...

9/7/2019

article At the Palms Casino, Jon Gray Talks $690M Renovation
(Las Vegas) -- Meet Jon Gray, the youngest VP and GM on the Vegas Strip, who also just led one of the city’s most expensive renovations—a $690-million...

9/6/2019

article Las Vegas Keeps Getting More Expensive, Fees Now Applied to Drinks
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos keep becoming more expensive to visit, as service fees on drinks are now being incurred by guests at Strip resort properties.
article Vegas hotel-casino plans to make outdoor pool a domed venue
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas hotel-casino says it's going to turn "dayclub" partying into a year-round activity by enclosing one of its swimming pools and...
article Vegas hotel-casino plans to make outdoor pool a domed venue
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas hotel-casino says it's going to turn "dayclub" partying into a year-round activity by enclosing one of its swimming pools and...
article Casino owner Derek Stevens plans warehouse near downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Casino owner Derek Stevens plans to build a downtown-area warehouse to service his hotels, a project that has rattled neighbors and would pump life into a...

9/5/2019

article Las Vegas casino holds sports betting seminar
(Las Vegas) -- A local casino held a football betting seminar, hoping to help beginners as sports betting continues to take off in Las Vegas. “I was so excited I...
article Cigarette sets artificial plant ablaze at Bellagio Hotel and Casino
(Las Vegas) -- The Clark County Fire Department says they responded to a small fire on Thursday afternoon at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Five engines, two trucks, two...
article Excaliber security guard faces charges of sexually assaulting guests
(Las Vegas) -- An Excalibur security guard faces felony sexual assault charges after being accused of groping two women while at work in August, according to an arrest...

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