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8/20/2019

article Show of confidence: Fertittas spend $51M on Red Rock Resorts stock acquisition
(Wall Street) -- In the days after Red Rock Resorts disappointed the investment community with its second quarter results, the Las Vegas company’s largest...

8/19/2019

article Resort fees on Las Vegas Strip are on the rise. Here's why they're likely here to stay
(Las Vegas) -- Here's an unpalatable dish in the world of Sin City tourism: Resort fees. Along the Strip, nobody likes paying them. But hotel companies have come to...
article The legend of ‘Spittin’ Jerry
(Las Vegas) -- To call “Spittin’ ” Jerry Kaczmarek one of the best to ever play a now-vanished type of pinball game known as a bingo machine is to do...
article Show of confidence: Fertittas spend $51M on Red Rock Resorts stock acquisition
(Las Vegas) -- In the days after Red Rock Resorts disappointed the investment community with its second quarter results, the Las Vegas company’s largest...

8/15/2019

article Pigs Are Eating Las Vegas' Casino Leftovers and It's Saving the Damn Planet
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas is known to be the city of excess, but after the party, someone has to clean up. And, in Vegas, that means figuring out how to deal with an...
article Psycho Las Vegas brings the noise to Mandalay Bay
(Las Vegas) -- When Psycho Las Vegas lost its Saturday-night headliner, Megadeth, just two months before the festival, organizers Evan Hagen and Ronnie Exley didn’...

8/14/2019

article VIDEO VAULT | Tourism takes off in Las Vegas with new marketing push
(Las Vegas) -- The economic history of Las Vegas can arguably be broken down to three main parts. The railroad town began in 1905 and continued into the 1920s.
press release LVGEA Appoints MGM Resorts Executive, Mayors to Board of Directors
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) has appointed four new members to serve the organization on the Board of Directors, known as LVGEA 50. They...

8/13/2019

article Former Vegas casino security guard acquitted in rape case
(Las Vegas) -- A jury has acquitted a former Las Vegas Strip security guard after trial in a rape case.

8/9/2019

article Remembering Treasure Island’s pirate show on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been more than 16 years since the last pirate-themed show outside of TI, then Treasure Island, on the Las Vegas Strip. The original, family-...
article Full House Resorts rides sports betting wave
(Las Vegas) -- Four out of the five Full House Resorts properties took a hit this past quarter, but its CEO remains optimistic for the regional casino company. CEO and...

8/7/2019

article Experience Pure Luxury From Day To Night At Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Live the opulent life at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, formerly known as Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. Adjacent to ARIA Resort & Casino and The Shops at...

8/6/2019

article Palace Station, Palms renovations attracting tourists, locals
(Las Vegas) -- Red Rock Resorts’ executives are confident renovation projects at Palace Station and the Palms will pay off. Steve Cootey, executive vice president and...

8/5/2019

article Ex-hotel employee accused of sex attack on intoxicated guest
(Las Vegas) -- A former Las Vegas Strip hotel employee is accused of raping an intoxicated female guest in her room while he was at work. An attorney representing Arthur...

8/4/2019

article Las Vegas’ gaming, tourism numbers up after mediocre 5 months
(Las Vegas) -- We’ve reached the statistical midpoint of 2019 for Las Vegas’ gaming and tourism industries. Based on recent reports from the state Gaming...

8/2/2019

article Las Vegas hotel construction has spotty record since recession
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas resorts are packed with guests, and the economy is on strong footing. But hotel-casino construction has had a spotty track record since the...
article Vegas-to-California passenger rail project working to secure financing for $4 billion project
(Las Vegas) -- The company proposing to build a high-speed passenger rail line from Las Vegas to Southern California has applied to the Nevada Department of Business...
article Jackie Robinson ‘1,000%’ committed to Las Vegas Strip arena, hotel project
(Las Vegas) -- Walking the north end of the Strip offers close-up views of the under-construction Resorts World Las Vegas, the unfinished former Fontainebleau and other...
article One-handed Calgary Muay Thai fighter looks to turn heads in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Jake Peacock wasted little time in his pro kick-boxing debut earlier this year. The 26-year-old from Calgary knocked Mike Taylor down with a flurry of...
article Foreigner announces 2020 Las Vegas run
(Las Vegas) -- Foreigner is the latest of rock’s legendary bands to announce a string of Las Vegas dates. The band will perform at The Venetian Theatre inside The...
press release USBC Agrees to Sponsorship Deal With Eldorado, Circus Circus and Silver Legacy for 2020 Open Championships in Reno
(USA) -- Since the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships last visited Reno, Nevada, three of the city's most iconic resorts - the Eldorado Resort Casino...

7/31/2019

article The Brave New World Of Las Vegas Architecture
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas! I spent four days there last week, alternating my time between attending the Inman Connect Conference, where my daughter Clelia was conducting...
article Man faces more than $600K in theft charges from Las Vegas Strip casinos
(Las Vegas) -- A man was on Monday in connection to casino markers that were issued for more than $600,000 by three Las Vegas Strip casinos almost three years ago. Sang...
article City of Las Vegas announces lane restrictions around Circa Hotel site
(Las Vegas) -- The City of Las Vegas announced lane restrictions on Main Street around the site of the Circa Hotel starting on Aug. 5. "Construction materials...

7/30/2019

article Binion’s opens Hotel Apache in latest ‘small step’
(Las Vegas) -- It was nearly 10 years ago that Tim Lager fought the perception that Binon’s Gambling Hall was closing for good on Fremont Street, though its famed...
article BLOG: What Las Vegas Looked Like the Year You Were Born
(Las Vegas) -- When you think of Las Vegas, you probably imagine dazzling marquees, show-stopping performances, rows of slot machines, and so much more. Get ready to...
article Boyd Gaming posts growth across regions
(Wall Street) -- Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) edges slightly higher after a mixed Q2 report. The casino operator reports Q2 EBITDAR of $232.6M vs. $163.4M a year ago, led by...

7/29/2019

article Hotel Apache opens at Binion's Gambling Hall
(Las Vegas) -- The historic Hotel Apache is officially back open for business at Binion's Gambling Hall in downtown Las Vegas. The original hotel opened in 1932. The...
article Las Vegas' Treasure Island Joining Radisson Brand
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson is adding Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to its portfolio of hotels. The resort will officially join the Radisson system...

7/28/2019

article Grasshopper Invasion of Las Vegas May Last Weeks, Experts Say
(Las Vegas) -- A swarm of winged insects enveloped a pyramid: Sound familiar? An invasion of pallid-winged grasshoppers descended on Las Vegas this past week, taking...

7/26/2019

article Renderings released for proposed new Moulin Rouge hotel-casino
(Las Vegas) -- A brand-new Moulin Rouge hotel and casino may be built near downtown Las Vegas on the original site of the famous hotel and casino. The Las Vegas Moulin...

7/25/2019

article Las Vegas Sands’ Vegas casinos outshine Macau for a change
(Las Vegas) -- Casino giant Las Vegas Sands’ Q2 profit topped a billion dollars, but most of that sum was from the sale of its Pennsylvania casino. On Wednesday,...
article Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino, a Radisson Hotel
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson today announced the signing of Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to its portfolio of hotels. The resort will officially join...
article You can find the best of Old Vegas in these retro places
(Las Vegas) -- New life is being breathed into downtown’s Hotel Apache, which welcomed its first guests in 1932. The Las Vegas hotel at the corner of Fremont...

7/24/2019

article Vintage Vegas Experience Coming Soon
(Las Vegas) -- Two of the most iconic and important companies in Las Vegas have combined to create a unique experience for their customers. The Mob Museum and the El...

7/23/2019

article Vintage-style 'Hotel Apache' to open at Binion's Gambling Hall downtown on July 29
(Las Vegas) -- A new hotel inside the long-standing Binion's Gambling Hall will give visitors a taste of the old days. The new Hotel Apache will be built into the...
article Oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro leaves Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh for Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas renowned sports oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro, who ran the sportsbooks of some of Sin City’s top casinos for four decades, has left a position...

7/22/2019

article Audit of LVCVA’s use of airline gift cards questioned by police
(Las Vegas) -- An audit that cost taxpayers $186,000 has come under fire from police, who question the thoroughness of its examination into the misuse of Southwest...
article BLOG: Top 10 new Las Vegas experiences I tried last week
(Las Vegas) -- Last week's annual trek to Las Vegas marked the eighth time I have been fortunate enough to cover the World Series of Poker. The WSOP trip never...

7/21/2019

article 3 Days In Las Vegas? Here's What You Should See And Do
(Las Vegas) -- If you only have a few days to visit Sin City, it can be tough to sift through the numerous entertainment, food, and tour options. The good news is, there...

7/19/2019

article Apollo 11 moon landing brought Las Vegas, world to standstill
(Las Vegas) -- Few events in this world could stop a gambler with a lot of money from pursuing a jackpot, but one out-of-this-world event brought gambling and most of...

7/18/2019

article The Linq has transformed into a modern arcade
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not even noon on a scorching summer day on the Strip, but an abundance of fun has already been had at this particular Las Vegas casino, where there...
article BLOG: Palms Casino Lives Up to Its Name
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to a $690-million redevelopment, every detail needs to be perfect—including the landscape architecture. Such was the case for the newly...
article Jimmy Vaccaro announces he's leaving Rivers Casino, heading back to Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Sportsbook legend and Trafford native Jimmy Vaccaro said he is heading back west. Rivers Casino confirmed Thursday that Vaccaro is leaving the Pittsburgh...

7/17/2019

article The Linq casino has transformed into a modern arcade
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not even noon on a scorching summer day on the Strip, but an abundance of fun has already been had at this particular Las Vegas casino, where...

7/16/2019

article Five hidden speakeasies in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is known for bright lights, neon and LED signs advertising its top attractions large and loudly. But the city is also synonymous with secrets...

7/15/2019

article El Cortez is one of the last Las Vegas casinos to have coin slot machines
(Las Vegas) -- There is no sweeter sound than hitting a jackpot on a coin slot machine. El Cortez Hotel and Casino is one of the last places in Las Vegas to still have...
article ‘Pawn Stars’ taking brand to Las Vegas Strip with new store
(Las Vegas) -- The Kats! Bureau at this writing is Grand Lux Cafe just outside Palazzo Theatre. I used to catch cast members of “Baz” in this area. No more....

7/12/2019

article Las Vegas' new safety features? The city wants to stay fun -- and secure
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is on a self-improvement kick. The city wants to keep the vibe fun but also make sure the 42 million visitors who come each year feel safe....
article BLOG: Relaxing Las Vegas Cabana at JW Marriott
(Las Vegas) -- Free time during summer in Vegas usually means one thing: hanging out at the pool. It’s the best way to cool down during our triple digit days. Now...

7/11/2019

article Inside the building of the state-of-the-art Circa sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- It was 1988 when Derek Stevens, then a graduate student at the University of Michigan, rented a car and set out on a summer road trip with a buddy to Los...
article The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Hotel Is Now Better Than Ever
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, aka The Cosmo, was never intended to be a typical Vegas casino hotel. That may be the best thing about it. The project...

7/10/2019

article Man behind major Las Vegas Strip property deals has terminal cancer
(Las Vegas) -- Driving along or near the Strip, it’s easy to find properties John Knott was hired to sell. In just the past few years, he brokered the sales of the...

7/9/2019

article The Steve Miller Band set for mini-Vegas fall run; prepping live album with Peter Frampton
(Las Vegas) -- The Steve Miller Band has just rolled out a three-night Las Vegas run for the fall. The band, which is currently on tour with Marty Stuart & His...
article Palms Casino Resort Opens The Spa and The Salon at Palms
(Las Vegas) -- Nearing the completion of a $690 million renovation, Palms Casino Resort is unveiling the next phase of the property with The Spa and The Salon at Palms.
article BLOG: Want to sneak away? Try these hidden or secret bars in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas," the city likes to proclaim.

7/8/2019

article Blake L. Sartini II Purchases 10,000 Shares of Golden Entertainment Inc
(Wall Street) -- Golden Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:GDEN) SVP Blake L. Sartini II purchased 10,000 shares of Golden Entertainment stock in a transaction dated Wednesday,...

7/5/2019

article Red Rock Casino cancels fireworks show, proper paperwork not filed
(Las Vegas) -- The Red Rock Resort and Casino said its Fourth of July fireworks show was cancelled due to proper paperwork not being filed.
article BLOG: Why Las Vegas Is a Great Place to Go With Kids. Seriously.
(Las Vegas) -- Our writer, a Las Vegas expert, has looked at the city from nearly every angle: This time, it’s through the eyes of his three young daughters. His...

7/4/2019

article Red Rock Resort and Casino cancels fireworks show
(Las Vegas) -- Station Casino's Red Rock Resort and Casino has cancelled its Independence Day fireworks show. Hundreds were expected at the event slated to start at...
article Las Vegas Strip drives fifth consecutive drop for Nevada's casinos win in May
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos in Nevada won nearly $982 million from gamblers in May, down almost 6 percent compared with more than $1 billion during the same month a year ago...
article 1st racially integrated Las Vegas casino redevelopment eyed
(Las Vegas) -- The site of the first racially integrated casino in Las Vegas is part of a redevelopment plan aimed at revitalizing the city's west side.
article Las Vegas resort's 'The Strip Starts Here' stirs pushback
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas resort's new slogan "The Strip Starts Here" is sparking pushback from nearby hotels and casinos. KSNV-TV reports the SLS Las...

7/3/2019

article Red Rock Resorts called compelling long-term pick by Union Gaming
(Wall Street) -- Union Gaming lowers its 2019 adjusted EBITDA estimate on Red Rock Resorts (RRR -0.4%) to $113M from $123M.

7/2/2019

article VIDEO: Westgate Celebrates 50 Years
(Las Vegas) -- The Westgate, formerly The International and the Las Vegas Hilton, celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer.

7/1/2019

article Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino using raptors to protect guests
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip is now using raptors to scare other birds away from its property. The hotel-casino says that the raptors do not...
article BLOG: The challenges of building in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Amenities expectations from guests, bank-lending attitudes and the city’s conference calendar make the Las Vegas market different from any other and...

6/30/2019

article Retail over gaming preferred for $172 million Las Vegas Strip location
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas Strip site, once planned for an Elvis Presley-themed resort, has been sold for $172 million and will be developed for retail, entertainment...

6/28/2019

article Housing authority considers casino for Las Vegas Moulin Rouge site
(Las Vegas) -- The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is the latest group to show serious interest in acquiring the old Moulin Rouge site in downtown Las Vegas,...

6/27/2019

article 9 scandals that rocked the gambling industry
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling has long been an activity for hopeful risk-takers willing to test their luck. But sometimes, deceitful bettors have tried taking luck out of the...
article Las Vegas’ Newest Bookie Derek Stevens Makes a Splash
(Las Vegas) -- If you have any interest in sports wagering and Las Vegas you should know the name Derek Stevens. You may have heard about him as the owner of The D Las...

6/25/2019

article Valley leaders excited about new projects, economy
(Las Vegas) -- As a UNLV professor touted the strengthening of the Las Vegas economy through 2020, development heads of the valley’s three cities touted projects...

6/24/2019

article All The Vegas Podcast: Downtown casino chief Derek Stevens
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not surprising to discover that Derek Stevens, the casino boss known to lay down big money on NCAA basketball tournament games and host rowdy...
article Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez Reunite at M Resort Spa Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Multi-platinum recording artist and international superstar Martin Nievera and prominent Filipina powerhouse vocalist Pops Fernandez announce Labor Day...

6/19/2019

article Operator of Dotty’s slot machine parlors may buy Moulin Rouge site
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada Restaurant Services Inc., operator of Dotty’s slot machine parlors, is interested in buying the vacant Moulin Rouge property near Bonanza...

6/17/2019

article Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency
(Las Vegas) -- Shania Twain is headed back to Sin City. The singing star has announced a Las Vegas residency called, "Let's Go!" The show will kick off...
article Shania Twain Sets Las Vegas Residency
(Las Vegas) -- Since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas seven years ago, Sin City has been invaded with contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to...

6/14/2019

article Steve Aoki rocks 8K at Fremont Street Experience
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Aoki’s favorite Fremont Street story is when he and a buddy dropped $500 along the casino promenade. Who among us has not been there? Show of hands?

6/13/2019

article Willie Nelson Announces Las Vegas Residency for 2019
(Las Vegas) -- Willie Nelson has announced that he will be headlining a limited Las Vegas residency engagement, Vegas on My Mind, in October of 2019.
article Steve Aoki’s DJ set under Fremont canopy leads downtown happenings
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Aoki will play a free DJ set at the Fremont Street Experience on Thursday night after the premiere of the light show on the canopy celebrating his...

6/12/2019

article Long shot St. Louis Blues cost sportsbooks by winning Stanley Cup
(Las Vegas) -- A party broke out on the streets of St. Louis after the Blues won their first Stanley Cup with a 4-1 road win over the Boston Bruins in Game 7 on...
article BLOG: Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Palms Casino Resort, known as ‘Palms’ is internationally recognised for its exceptional accommodations, high energy night life, and pools...
article Making off-the-menu bean curd rolls at Mr. Chow in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Senior chef tournant Cesar Laran has created secret bean curd rolls at Mr. Chow in Las Vegas. To make them, he rolls bean curd sheets around a filling of...

6/10/2019

article 'It was bound to happen': Machines are coming to the Vegas Strip — and they may take jobs
(Las Vegas) -- The coming of the machines is inevitable. And this city knows it. MGM Resorts International this year plans to install at Las Vegas resorts an unknown...
article Man wins $217K on 25-cent machine in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- A Texas man won a small fortune Sunday while playing a 25-cent Wheel of Fortune slot machine in downtown Las Vegas.

6/8/2019

article Las Vegas sportsbook director recounts life story in new book
(Las Vegas) -- When Chris Andrews was 25, he became the youngest sportsbook director in Nevada history. But his age belied his experience. Andrews had already earned the...

6/7/2019

article Sunday marks 10-year anniversary Fontainebleau bankruptcy
(Las Vegas) -- With the economy crashing in spring 2009, developers of the Fontainebleau gave their lenders a dire warning: Without more funds, the project will fail....
article Plaza hotel upgrades 100 rooms with new decor, Amazon Echo Dots
(Las Vegas) -- Starting in August, the Plaza hotel will offer 100 upgraded rooms and suites that come with energy efficiency updates, new decor and Amazon Echo Dots that...

6/6/2019

article Airlines and casinos stand to take a hit from China’s warning against traveling to the US
(Las Vegas) -- China’s warning about traveling in U.S. — the latest shot amid the worsening trade war — could pose a threat to some airlines and...
article Survey reveals best non-Vegas spots for bachelor, bachelorette parties
(Texas) -- Getting hitched soon and want to skip the pre-nuptials trip to Sin City? A new survey by VacationRenter named four U.S. cities worth visiting for a bachelor...

6/5/2019

article Diana Ross launches latest Las Vegas residency Wednesday, adds new engagement in August
(Las Vegas) -- Diana Ross kicks off her latest series of Las Vegas residency dates tonight at the Wynn resort and casino's Encore Theater. The six-show stand runs...

6/3/2019

article Plaza renovation another piece of Downtown’s renaissance pie
(Las Vegas) -- A trip to Fremont Street these days will offer views of the first ground-up casino to be built Downtown in decades. And while Derek Stevens’ Circa...
article Vintage Vegas: Ellis Island’s 90-year-old pit boss has seen it all
(Las Vegas) -- Pit boss Irving “Pete” Berger diligently walks around the table games area at Ellis Island monitoring the action with his hands clasped behind...
article Christina Aguilera debuts Las Vegas residency
(Las Vegas) -- Multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera debuted her Las Vegas residency "Christina Aguilera: The Xperience" over the weekend.
article Lionel Richie releasing Hello From Las Vegas this summer
(Las Vegas) -- Lionel Richie will release 'Hello From Las Vegas' on August 23. The iconic singer is set to take fans on a journey through his stunning five...
article Steve Aoki Debuts Worldwide Premiere of New Light Show at Fremont Street Experience
(Las Vegas) -- Fremont Street Experience, the six-block entertainment district located in historic Downtown Las Vegas, will host the official worldwide premiere of the...
article BLOG: Palms Facelift Includes 272 Foot Tall LED Mesh Wall Facing Strip
(Las Vegas) -- When I was at DSE a couple of months ago, I had a high room with a Strip and west view, and every morning I’d see off in the distance a huge LED...

6/1/2019

article Meek Mill Receives Apology From Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has issued an apology to Meek Mill. The rapper was denied entry to the hotel and casino last week, with security threatening...

5/31/2019

article Circa Sports ready to open sportsbook in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Golden Gate owner Derek Stevens has a few tricks up his sleeve when he opens his newly branded Circa Sportsbook Saturday morning. How about betting on a...
article Meek Mill Will Accept Apology From Cosmopolitan Hotel After Racism Claims
(Las Vegas) -- Meek Mill is no longer planning to sue the Cosmopolitan hotel. According to TMZ, the Las Vegas resort is planning to issue a public apology to the 32-year...

5/30/2019

article BLOG: Newly opened Arizona Downs worth the drive from Las Vegas
(Arizona) -- What kind of fool drives eight hours in a day to see horses run in circles? You are now reading the words of such a man. I couldn’t attend opening day...
article Las Vegas Strip, Tahoe casino winnings down in April
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling regulators say April was down month for Nevada casino winnings compared with a year ago, coming in under $1 billion for the first time since...
article 11 Oyster Bars To Try in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Sometime in the 1700s, essayist Jonathan Swift remarked, “He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” The oft-repeated line has lasted...

5/29/2019

article Las Vegas tourism agency launches ‘Vegas Changes Everything’ campaign
(Las Vegas) -- In 2003, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority launched the famous “What Happens Here, Stays Here” campaign. More than 15 years later, the LVCVA...

5/28/2019

article Meek Mill Calls the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas 'Racist As Hell' After Being Denied Entry
(Las Vegas) -- Over the weekend, Meek Mill posted a video on Instagram allegedly showing Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino employees turning him away at the door. "We...
article Meek Mill not allowed into Vegas Strip hotel-casino, Cosmopolitan responds
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino released the following statement pertaining to the situation with rapper Meek Mill from over the weekend.

5/26/2019

article Las Vegas Casino Threatens To Arrest Meek Mill If He Walks On Their 'Private Property'
(Las Vegas) -- Meek Mill was reportedly denied entry into the Las Vegas Cosmopolitan Hotel on Saturday (May 25). According to TMZ, the Philly rapper arrived at the hotel...

5/25/2019

article Derek Stevens guarantees $1M to winner of Circa Sports contest
(Las Vegas) -- Derek Stevens made futures bets to win $1 million on Michigan to capture the NCAA men’s basketball title in 2018 and on Michigan State to do the...
article Meek Mill Threatened with Arrest at Vegas' Cosmo Hotel ... Claims Racism
(Las Vegas) -- TMZ has just obtained a demand letter written by Meek's lawyer, Joe Tacopina, to the Cosmopolitan. Tacopina writes, "... we have learned that the...
article Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds
(Las Vegas) -- Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now...

5/24/2019

article A craps dealer cheated the Bellagio out of $1 million. Now he's No. 36 in the 'black book'
(Las Vegas) -- An ex-Bellagio craps dealer sent to prison for cheating the Strip resort out of more than $1 million is now the 36th name in Nevada's "black book...
article Former craps dealer added to casino black book
(Las Vegas) -- A former craps dealer who was convicted in a scam that took $1.2 million from a Las Vegas casino has been included on a list of people barred from...

5/23/2019

article Top gaming industry and academic leaders to meet at world’s oldest gambling conference
(Las Vegas) -- The world’s oldest gaming conference that dates to 1974 and occurs every three years returns to Las Vegas Monday through Thursday with a gathering of...
article ‘Vegas Dave’ escapes jail, but still barred from Vegas venues
(Las Vegas) -- It could have been worse, so Dave Oancea should be thankful and learn a lesson. The man better known as “Vegas Dave” won’t be going to...
article Las Vegas Tourism Board Backs $49 Million Elon Musk Transit System
(Las Vegas) -- A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles...
article BLOG: Vegas Restaurants By Travel Personality Guide
(Las Vegas) -- There are lots of reasons for traveling to Las Vegas – for fun, for a family trip, for a special occasion, a wedding, or maybe for a convention or...
article Last of member of the Bellagio craps cheating ring placed into Nevada’s Black Book
(Las Vegas) -- Mark Branco, a former Bellagio craps dealer who led a four-person group that cheated the Las Vegas Strip casino out of an estimated $1.2 million, became...

5/22/2019

article Holograms, virtual reality coming to Las Vegas Strip casino
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Inc. debuted its new tech-heavy bar, Re:Match, at The Linq Hotel, earlier this month. The bar features 27 touch screens that...
article Is the Las Vegas Strip finally showing cracks in their pricing policy?
(Las Vegas) -- The cost of a trip to Las Vegas has been increasing almost exponentially for many years, with both highly visible changes (new resort fees, new parking...
article Harrah's adds patrol dog to its security staff
(Nevada) -- Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe have beefed up – or rather pooched up – its security when it added 1.5-year-old Belgian Malinois named...

5/21/2019

article Arcade City attraction opens at mall on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Looking for a way to pass the time while your partner shops? The Fashion Show mall on the Las Vegas Strip has a new tenant that can help you do just that...

5/20/2019

article Las Vegas ranks No. 2 as most popular US summer destination
(Las Vegas) -- As the first day of summer approaches and schools across the country end, millions of travelers are ready to see the country. And, according to a...
article Céline Dion & James Corden Recreate Titanic in Las Vegas' Bellagio Fountains for Carpool Karaoke
(Las Vegas) -- On Monday, Céline Dion joined The Late Late Show host James Corden for the latest episode of the car singing series — and the acclaimed performer...
article BLOG: It’s not about the swimming at these Vegas party pools
(Las Vegas) -- The summer is already sizzling in Las Vegas. As the weather heats up, visitors to resorts along the Strip are all heading to the pools.

5/17/2019

article Lucky Dragon’s foreign investors demand refund
(Las Vegas) -- Things were looking bleak for the Lucky Dragon last summer. Its casino and restaurants had been closed for months. The off-Strip resort was also in...
article LVCVA on the verge of betting big with underground transit system
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is on the verge of placing one of the biggest bets in its history. It’s the futures bet of all...
article Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics
(Las Vegas) -- At MB Steak inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, this dry-aged, seven-boned tomahawk serves 12. Unlike your average steakhouse steak order, however, sides...
article Survey: Fewer locals avoiding Las Vegas Strip due to parking fees
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas resident Chad Carter refuses to pay for parking on the Strip. “Before the fees were instated, I would drop in to MGM Grand, Bellagio,...
article The biggest! The brightest! Video display redo coming to Vegas' Fremont Street
(Las Vegas) -- Downtown Las Vegas will lay claim to the world’s largest and brightest high-def video display when workers complete a $32-million overhaul of the...

5/16/2019

article New Lucky Dragon owner to reopen hotel within 60 days
(Las Vegas) -- The new owner of the shuttered Lucky Dragon aims to have the off-Strip resort fully up-and-running by the fall. Don Ahern, chairman and chief executive of...
article Mother upset over art depicting drugs on windows of Vegas hotel tower
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas mom whose son died because of drugs is upset about large pill stickers on the outside of a local hotel-casino. It's only been a year since...

5/15/2019

article How much do Las Vegas casino CEOs make?
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas gaming CEOs made anywhere between $1 million and $24 million last year, according to company filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
article Inside Sports Betting’s Vegas Stats & Information Network
(Las Vegas) -- Tune into VSiN’s online stream for just a few minutes and you will be inundated with spreads, trends, injury reports and historical relevance. From...
article Drunk driver who killed strip casino dealer gets 15 years in prison
(Las Vegas) -- A drunk driver who pleaded guilty to killing a casino dealer on the Las Vegas Strip learned his fate on Tuesday. A judge sentenced Steven Terry to 15...

5/13/2019

article Las Vegas casino owner ready for life after Project Neon
(Las Vegas) -- Both over-the-top and willing to take a gamble, Project Neon and casino magnate Derek Stevens are helping transform the downtown Las Vegas landscape. With...

5/10/2019

article SEC Looking Into Las Vegas Sports Betting Funds Run By Ex-Felons
(Las Vegas) -- In the 1990s, three men went to prison for selling Xerox machines to businesses around the country. The problem was - the copy machines didn’t exist...
article After 30 years, Rio in Las Vegas is losing its status and shine
(Las Vegas) -- Nearly 30 years after the Rio opened, the red and blue jewel that helped catapult Las Vegas to a new level with its buffet and nightclub has lost its...
article How the California Hotel shaped Las Vegas into Hawaii's 'ninth island'
(Las Vegas) -- When Harriet Shobu first stepped foot in the California Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 1983, she noticed she didn’t need to worry about her bags,...
article The most sinful all-you-can-eat buffets on the Las Vegas strip
(Las Vegas) -- Spend enough time in Las Vegas and you will realize the following: Attempting to beat the house is a mug’s game. Longterm, you may not be able to...
article After 30 years, Rio in Las Vegas is losing its status and shine
(Las Vegas) -- Nearly 30 years after the Rio opened, the red and blue jewel that helped catapult Las Vegas to a new level with its buffet and nightclub has lost its...

5/8/2019

article Las Vegas rodeo and parade celebrate city’s Wild West roots
(Las Vegas) -- Long before casinos and A-list residencies, Las Vegas was a dusty desert town in the Wild West. The city celebrates that bygone era this weekend with...
article Marijuana Lounges Are Coming To Las Vegas Where You’ll Be Able To Rip Heady Bong Hits But It’s Not As Great As It Sounds
(Las Vegas) -- The state of Nevada opened its doors to legalized recreational marijuana back in 2017 meaning that anyone who is 21-years or older can purchase cannabis (...

5/6/2019

article Following reversal at Wynn, is free parking on the Las Vegas Strip making a comeback?
(Las Vegas) -- Free drinks. Free buffets. Free hotel stays. Each perk at one time padded every visit to the Strip – and up until a few years ago, that list...
article Fremont Street canopy getting $32M makeover
(Las Vegas) -- Downtown Las Vegas is seeing a boom with gaming revenue up, construction on a new resort underway, and a fixture popular with tourists getting a nice...
article Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas: Sin City landmark turns 60
(Las Vegas) -- In this town where cocktail parties celebrate implosions of the old to make space for the new, this artifact has endured. Sin City's equivalent of the...
article Cosmopolitan releases Dive In Movies schedule on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Finally, those Strip parking fees are starting to pay off. Anyone attending Dive In Movies this summer at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas can get a free...
article Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges
(Las Vegas) -- Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places serving alcohol,...

5/4/2019

article Pigs are part of Las Vegas' efforts to cut food waste
(Las Vegas) -- At a farm outside Las Vegas, a herd of pigs feasts on lobster, sausage links and beef. In town, people at a community center sit for a dinner that may...
article The Future Of Travel, With Patrick Nichols, Chief Strategy Officer at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Technology is going be more embedded in every travel experience. AI will enable more personalization, and mobile and voice will make basic tasks faster...

5/3/2019

article BLOG: Here’s Why Coffee Costs So Much At Vegas Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Welcome to Las Vegas — pay up! (And at the airport, too.) No, we are not talking about gambling, or the high prices of those snazzy shows that...

5/2/2019

article Careless smoking blamed for fire at Fiesta Rancho
(Las Vegas) -- A fire at a North Las Vegas casino Thursday morning appeared to have been caused by careless smoking, investigators determined. Crews with the North Las...
article Woodstock 50: Las Vegas Bookmakers Lay Odds On Whether the Fest Will Go On
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not just amateurs who look at the ongoing imbroglio over the Woodstock 50 festival and think: What are the odds that it ends up being a go? Don...
article BLOG: Sip On Vegas' Most Instagrammable Drinks
(Las Vegas) -- These days, you can’t go to brunch or out for cocktails without seeing someone taking a photo or 10 before they dig in, which is great, even if some...

5/1/2019

article Drew Las Vegas looking to leave NV Energy
(Las Vegas) -- Drew Las Vegas won’t open for another three years, but it’s already looking into leaving NV Energy.
article Local wins more than $100K on 25-cent slot machine at The Cosmopolitan
(Las Vegas) -- One lucky Las Vegas local hit it big Wednesday, May 1, at The Cosmopolitan. According to the property’s Twitter account, the valley resident won...
article Meet the professional gambler from Las Vegas who's shattering 'Jeopardy!' records, just tied for the third-longest winning streak of all time, and has taken home $1.4 million in 19 days
(USA) -- Current reigning “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer knows how to play the odds – the 34-year-old professional sports gambler is on a 19-day...

4/30/2019

article Executives foresee payoff for Palms, Palace Station improvements
(Las Vegas) -- The parent company of Station Casinos weathered construction disruptions at its Palms property to post its highest first-quarter net revenue levels in...
article Kerkorian estate secretly donated $25M to UNLV medical school
(Las Vegas) -- Two years ago, UNLV received a $25 million donation for the medical school with the stipulation that the donor’s name remain secret, but the check...

4/29/2019

article BLOG: The 5 Fine Arts of Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Most people come to Las Vegas for the Strip and the casino experience. However, unknown to many, the city is a great destination for art. Here are five...
article Venetian’s convention model ‘transformed’ Las Vegas Strip 20 years ago
(Las Vegas) -- Attaching a hotel-casino to a convention center was a money loser. That was the conventional wisdom before The Venetian opened on the Strip 20 years ago...

4/28/2019

article A 'Bit' of a Economic Renaissance in Downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Downtown Las Vegas is a stretch of the city that many visitors sidestep in favor of the infamous “Strip.” The often heard refrain? Too gritty...
article Everything you need to know about Las Vegas’ latest reinvention, from Eataly to Lady Gaga and the NoMad
(Las Vegas) -- Like a pop star, Las Vegas is continually reinventing itself. Over the years, Sin City has morphed from being a haven for mobsters, cheesy lounge singers...
press release Derek Stevens’ new sportsbook venture – Circa Sports – to debut in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casino owner and developer Derek Stevens will blaze a new trail in the gaming industry with the introduction of Circa Sports, a new sportsbook...

4/27/2019

article Circa Sportsbooks Coming to Downtown Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Golden Gate Casino officials say they plan to open a branded sportsbook operation in June after the Nevada Gaming Commission approved a license for the...
article Unlucky Dragon sale: Rental king Ahern picks up a bargain
(Las Vegas) -- If ever a place needed an owner handy with his hands with a sharp eye for figures, it’s the lowly Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino just off the Strip....

4/26/2019

article Downtown Las Vegas casinos win approval for sports betting
(Las Vegas) -- Golden Gate Casino officials say they plan to open a branded sportsbook operation in June after the Nevada Gaming Commission approved a license for the...
article How a Vegas casino was transformed into a destination for world-class contemporary art
(Las Vegas) -- Renovations costing upwards of $600 million have transformed the famed Palms Casino Resort into one of Las Vegas’ best spots for taking in world-...
article Nightlife trends are shifting in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is known for many things: its iconic neon signs, endless rows of slot machines and its nightlife, to name a few. The city has earned the moniker...

4/25/2019

article Art Abounds In The $690 Million Renovation At Palms Casino Resort
(Las Vegas) -- The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas recently revealed the last major renovations as part of their $690 million overhaul. The remodel began in January...
article New sportsbook experience set to debut in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casino owner and developer Derek Stevens will introduce Circa Sports - a new sportsbook venture that will debut in Downtown Las Vegas this year...

4/24/2019

article TWA hotel investor Morse takes over Hilton Garden Inn in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MCR/Morse Development, the New York-based hotel owner-operator, has acquired the 139-room Hilton Garden Inn Las Vegas. Terms of the deal were not...

4/23/2019

article Lucky Dragon in Vegas sold for US$36mln for non gaming
(Las Vegas) -- What was in retrospect the misnamed Lucky Dragon casino hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been sold for US$36 million to a local businessman, reports the...
article Short-Lived Casino Built With Chinese Investors Finds Buyer
(Las Vegas) -- An Asian-themed Las Vegas casino-hotel that was open a little more than a year has been sold to the owner of a local construction equipment firm.
article New UNITE HERE Gaming report asks: “Who’s on the hook for the Palms?”
(Las Vegas) -- UNITE HERE Gaming released a new report providing investors in Red Rock Resorts, Inc. with an assessment of the company’s ability to achieve a...

4/22/2019

article Lucky Dragon Casino/Hotel Sold for $36-Million
(Las Vegas) -- Six months after being foreclosed on and shuttered, the Lucky Dragon Casino/Hotel on Sahara Avenue just off Las Vegas Blvd, has been sold. The price, $36-...
article Shuttered Lucky Dragon sells for $36M
(Las Vegas) -- Nearly six months after lenders foreclosed on the Lucky Dragon, the shuttered off-Strip resort has been sold — and the buyer isn’t your...

4/21/2019

article The Drew Las Vegas opening delayed to 2022
(Las Vegas) -- The owner of the Drew Hotel-Casino has announced that the opening of the former Fontainebleau on the north end of the Strip has been postponed by a year...
article Las Vegas' Palms Resort Relaunched After A $690 Million Renovation
(Las Vegas) -- A $690 million price tag is one of those staggering numbers that, unless you're Oprah or a contractor with a massive budget, you can't quite put...
article Sustainability on the Strip: Behind the glitz and glamorous excess, properties are serious about being green
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Strip is the brightest spot on Earth, famous for operating 24/7 and for its opulent displays that include fountains, massive buffets and...

4/20/2019

article Using a Las Vegas Strip hotel minibar can cost up to $75 — VIDEO
(Las Vegas) -- Storing that leftover pizza inside a hotel minibar fridge can cost you as much as $75 on the Las Vegas Strip. The fee is meant to deter guests from gaming...

4/18/2019

article $1B Las Vegas Circa Resort & Casino starts concrete work
(Las Vegas) -- Circa joins the list of $1 billion-plus megaprojects underway in Sin City right now. In fact, local construction employment growth of 8.8% in the area...
article The Next New Resort on the Strip Delays Its Opening
(Las Vegas) -- The 3,780-room resort on the north end of the Strip now plans to open in the second quarter of 2022. Diller Scofidio + Renfro just signed on as the design...

4/17/2019

article Blackstone seeks a buyer for Las Vegas's Cosmopolitan
(Las Vegas) -- Blackstone Group is exploring strategic options for the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino in Las Vegas, including a possible sale of the strip property,...
article Possible Sale of The Cosmopolitan Could Be Billion Dollar Winning Bet for Blackstone Group
(Las Vegas) -- Selling the Strip property after upgrades follows the financial services firm’s overall strategy with real estate investments. Close to five years...
article Blackstone Preparing to Sell Las Vegas Strip Casino and Luxury Hotel (sub req)
(Las Vegas) -- Blackstone Group LP is exploring a sale of the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino, the rare instance of a major casino on the Las Vegas Strip coming to the...
article $3.1 Billion Las Vegas Resort Delayed At Least One Year
(Las Vegas) -- The planned opening of a $3.1 billion resort that’s in the works on the Las Vegas strip has been postponed by at least one year. The project, called...

4/16/2019

article Opening of Drew Las Vegas pushed back until 2022
(Las Vegas) -- New York developer Steve Witkoff has pushed back the former Fontainebleau’s opening date, delaying the debut of Las Vegas’ towering monument...
article Vegas Strip’s $3.1 Billion Resort Postponed More Than a Year
(Las Vegas) -- Real estate mogul Steven Witkoff is pushing back the opening of a $3.1 billion resort on the Las Vegas Strip by more than a year, slowing efforts to...

4/14/2019

article Richard Branson seeking tie-ins to LV hotel, planned train
(Las Vegas) -- Richard Branson, whose Virgin Group brand is expected to have a growing presence in Las Vegas next year, hopes to leverage the presence of his...

4/13/2019

article Tourism survey indicates fewer visitors to Las Vegas from California
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority this week released its annual visitor profile study. The study, which was presented at Tuesday’s...
article LVCVA study shows fewer Las Vegas visitors from Southern California
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas visitor of 2019 is different from those who came a decade ago, five years ago and even last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors...
article Airbnb making a dent into Strip revenue, report finds
(Las Vegas) -- Strip resorts may have lost out on as much as $150 million in revenue last year as more visitors to Las Vegas book accommodations through Airbnb,...

4/12/2019

article Las Vegas Saw Fewer First-Time Visitors in 2018, But Repeat Visitation Increases
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) released its 2018 Visitor Profile Study this week, and there are several unforeseen findings.

4/11/2019

article Casinos want to add skill to slot machines
(Las Vegas) -- One-arm bandits make a killing for gambling dens. In America and Europe slot machines usually account for two-thirds of the house’s takings. Their...
article BLOG: High Tech Used in Las Vegas to Catch Frauds
(Las Vegas) -- There is no better-watched place on earth but the casino floor. Gaming tables are under surveillance of hundreds of most advanced cameras operated by the...

4/10/2019

article Luxury Eclipse Theaters in downtown Las Vegas faces foreclosure
(Las Vegas) -- Monika Iszard lives in downtown Las Vegas near bail bondsmen, law firms, vacant lots and buildings with barred windows. She’s also near luxury...

4/9/2019

article Palms Casino Resort Celebrates Grand Opening
(Las Vegas) -- Palms Casino Resort celebrated its Grand Opening with a festival-worthy weekend of A-list performances signaling the completion of a massive $690 million...
article Damien Hirst installs a giant headless demon in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Not content with creating the world’s most expensive hotel room at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Damien Hirst has installed a 60-ft-tall...
article If Las Vegas Builds It, Will More Visitors Come?
(Las Vegas) -- Last weekend, thousands flocked to the opening of the Kaos nightclub at the Palms, which is getting a $700 million facelift thanks to its owner Station...

4/8/2019

article Construction milestone on schedule at Circa site in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The site of the new Circa hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas is hitting a major construction milestone overnight Monday and into Tuesday morning. A first...

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