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Kaos worker files class-action lawsuit against Red Rock Resorts

A lead cocktail server at the Palms nightclub and dayclub Kaos filed a class-action lawsuit against the hotel-casino’s owner Wednesday afternoon, alleging it failed to give her and other staff members 60 days’ notice of their termination.

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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...

9/3/2019

article Rapper Fetty Wap arrested after alleged assault of hotel employees in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Police in Las Vegas say rapper Fetty Wap was arrested after allegedly assaulting three employees at a hotel. Police say the 28-year-old whose real name is...

8/30/2019

article How Las Vegas Became a Destination for Hawaiian Dining
(Las Vegas) -- In Las Vegas, the outline of the Hawaiian islands appears on bumper stickers in traffic and on tattooed shoulders in crowds, but it is nowhere to be found...

8/29/2019

article Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas expected to attract 325K visitors
(Las Vegas) -- Droves of Labor Day visitors to Southern Nevada are expected to spend an estimated $235 million over the three-day holiday weekend, according to the Las...
article Big Las Vegas plans that died — 5 high-rises that never got off the ground
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ construction industry has gained momentum as builders put up apartments, warehouses, the Raiders stadium and other projects. However, the...
article Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas expected to attract 325K visitors
(Las Vegas) -- Droves of Labor Day visitors to Southern Nevada are expected to spend an estimated $235 million over the three-day holiday weekend, according to the Las...

8/27/2019

article High-speed train to California back on track, construction set for 2020
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is one step closer to having a high-speed train between the Strip and California. On Tuesday, city and economic leaders at the Nevada Economic...
article BLOG: See ya, Celine. Hello, Gaga. Vegas is getting a millennial makeover as resorts cater to the next generation of hedonists.
(Las Vegas) -- Of all the ways to burn through cash in Las Vegas, zip lining 12 stories above the throngs at the outdoor mall known as LINQ Promenade may be the most...

8/26/2019

article Horse racing game survives test of time in Las Vegas casino
(Las Vegas) -- Once a year, Steve Stefanoff and Tammy Beggs make a trip to Las Vegas to see their favorite attraction. It’s not the Bellagio Fountains or a five-...
article How the Rat Pack Transformed Las Vegas into an Entertainment Destination
(Las Vegas) -- They were the toast of Hollywood, a group of actors who came together at the Los Angeles home of silver-screen stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall....
article India's biggest hotel chain is moving into Las Vegas. First stop: Hooters
(Las Vegas) -- India's biggest hotel chain is on a global expansion spree. Its latest stop: Las Vegas. OYO has signed a deal to buy the Hooters Casino Hotel in the...
article India's biggest hotel chain is moving into Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- India's biggest hotel chain is on a global expansion spree. Its latest stop: Las Vegas. OYO has signed a deal to buy the Hooters Casino Hotel in the...
article Man faces felony count in fight over 20-cent Las Vegas casino voucher
(Las Vegas) -- A man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly “sucker punched” a 61-year-old man this month inside a downtown Las Vegas casino during an...

8/25/2019

article From The Meadows to the Money: The Story of Las Vegas (Part #1)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas: the name is synonymous with fun. Known as Sin City, sometimes as ‘The Lady’, and occasionally as ‘Disneyland for Adults...

8/24/2019

article Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot detailed in new book
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas historian is telling the behind-the-scenes story of the city’s meteoric rise into becoming the multi-billion-dollar tourist industry it...
article Oyo Said to Rebrand Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- SoftBank Group backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said...
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...

8/23/2019

article 15 U.S. reps cited in alleged ‘quid pro quo’ offer to Las Vegas casino executive
(Las Vegas) -- U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, is among 14 House Democrats and one Republican named in an ethics complaint filed Thursday with the Office of...
article Hooters sold, will become OYO hotel by 2020 under rebranding effort
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas Strip casino that has seen better days has been sold and will undergo a rebranding. Hooters Hotel and Casino Las Vegas will become OYO Hotel...
article Excalibur Lands a Rustic Sports Bar and Restaurant This Fall
(Las Vegas) -- Excalibur ups its dining game this fall when a new restaurant with American food opens. Think of Vagabond as a stop for pre-gaming a Vegas Golden Knights...
article SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter...
article From Meditating to Scheduling Self-Care on Her Calendar, Here's How Paula Abdul Gets Performance-Ready
(Las Vegas) -- Paula Abdul kicked off her new Las Vegas residency “Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl” at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino on August 13 and she...

8/22/2019

article Inside dark underbelly of Las Vegas where Pornhub star Jenni Lee battles to survive in deadly flood tunnels with 1,000 homeless ‘mole’ people who eat scraps from casino bins
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas strip is the ultimate in glittering excess, with glaring neon lights, headline shows and millions being gambled in the luxurious casinos..
article Las Vegas parents warm up to UNR dorm at Reno casino
(Las Vegas) -- As University of Nevada, Reno, students move onto campus for the start of the school year, some Las Vegas parents say they’re feeling reassured...
article Las Vegas Palms' $100k a Night Empathy Suite Named One of 'World’s Greatest Places'
(Las Vegas) -- Ever wondered what a $100k a night hotel suite looks like? Well, here it is. Named one of Time magazine's "World Greatest Places," the...
article Las Vegas sportsbook offers 'Storm Area 51' prop bets
(Las Vegas) -- What are the odds that people actually Storm Area 51 next month as suggested by a viral Facebook post? Well, just like anything else in Las Vegas, you can...
article Las Vegas bar surrenders gaming license after bartenders caught selling drugs
(Las Vegas) -- There’ll be no more smuggling at the Smuggle Inn. The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved a stipulation for settlement in which the now-...

8/21/2019

article Health Officials Confirm a Case of the Measles on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Travelers who visited Las Vegas Boulevard earlier this month may have been exposed to measles, the Southern Nevada Health District warns. A person who...

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...

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