Las Vegas Business News

Las Vegas company helps college athletes build their personal brand

Cisco Aguilar from Blueprint Sports, is interviewed during a suit fitting for UNLV football players at Maceoo inside Aria Hotel & Casino Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. Through a partnership with Blueprint sports, Chudd is sponsoring a program (now possible under the new NCAA NIL rules) that will give each graduating member of the UNLV football team a custom-made suit from Maceeo in exchange for social media sharing.

Each player on the UNLV men’s basketball team has a sponsorship deal with Findlay Automotive Group for a monthly $500 “transportation allowance.” In exchange for the money — which players can spend on anything from a car payment to Uber or Lyft fees — they must take a financial literacy course and agree to ...

CSN non-degree certificate program will widen banking talent pool

The College of Southern Nevada will offer an online, non-degree banking certificate program.

Nevada’s banking community has teamed with the College of Southern Nevada to offer an online, non-degree banking certificate program, debuting in January at the start of the spring semester.

Three takeaways from PPP on how business owners can best engage with their banker

How can I become a more engaged banker? What can business and nonprofit clients do to better prepare to get access to capital? Who is the driver of this—the borrower or the lender? When is a good time to discuss credit needs? Why did so many businesses feel invisible to their banker during PPP?

People on the Move: Dec. 6, 2021

In the Notes: Sarah Lester, James Pisanelli, Todd Bice, Dylan Check, Caitlin Hollingsworth, Kristen Averyt, Reesha Powell and more ...

Sports betting ads: Industry weighs how much is too much?

A clerk counts money at the sports book at Freehold Raceway on Oct. 24, 2020, in Freehold, N.J. With advertisements for sports betting blanketing the airwaves, some in the industry and their pro sports and technology partners are starting to ask how much is too much?

If you've turned on a television in the last three years, chances are you've been inundated with advertisements for sports betting, and not only during game broadcasts. Commercials featuring ...

Report: A’s looking at Tropicana resort site for Las Vegas ballpark

An exterior view of the Tropicana Las Vegas hotel-casino Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.

The Oakland A’s are considering the Tropicana resort property on the Las Vegas Strip as a potential site for a new ballpark, according to a report today by CNBC, which ...

9th Circuit sides with union in fight with Las Vegas casino

A view of the hotel tower at the Red Rock hotel-casino in Summerlin Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.

A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. judge’s ruling in Nevada requiring Station Casinos’ Red Rock Casino to bargain with the culinary and bartenders unions. The ruling by a ...

Nevada health, tourism officials monitoring new coronavirus variant

Tourists are shown at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas Saturday, April 17, 2021.

Nevada health and tourism officials are tracking developments with the omicron variant of the deadly coronavirus, including its potential impact on travel to Las Vegas. But ...

Nevada casinos win $1.2B in October, matching record streak

Gamblers play Pai Gow poker at the Mohegan Sun casino inside Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Nevada casinos matched a record streak of eight straight months of $1 billion or more in house winnings in October, with travel, tourism and events returning to pre-pandemic levels in a state dependent on gambling revenues, according to ...

NCAA’s new NIL rule could open door for recruiting success at UNLV

UNLV football player Tre Caine, right, reacts to teammate Noah Beans, left, fitted garment during a suit fitting at Maceoo inside Aria Hotel & Casino, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. Through a partnership with Blueprint sports, former UNLV kicker Michael Chudd is sponsoring a program (now possible under the new NCAA NIL rules) that will give each graduating member of the UNLV football team a custom-made suit from Maceeo in exchange for social media sharing.

At a high-end men’s clothing store at Aria this month, three UNLV football players were led to a secret VIP lounge to start the process of being fitted for new suits. The value of the suits—which Noah Bean, Tre Caine and Farrell Hester II plan to wear for their college graduation—was about $1,800 apiece, though the players ...

The Notes: Nov. 29, 2021

In the Notes: City of Henderson Fire Department, Cox Communications, Credit One Bank, Sandra Douglass Morgan, Applied Analysis ...

Back in the saddle: After a year away, rodeo returns to Las Vegas

Bull rider Sage Kimzey finds himself upside down on his way to an 88-point ride and winning the championship during the 10th and final night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. (Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau)

After a remarkable 35-year ride, Las Vegas was bucked from hosting the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But just like a cowboy thrown from the back of an ornery bull, the city has dusted itself off and ...

Liquor CEO Kenny Lee remembered for good humor, big heart

People release balloons Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, outside a Lee's Discount Liquors store in honor of former CEO Kenny Lee, who was killed in a car crash Nov. 19, 2021, on U.S. 93 between Ely and West Wendover.

Balloons drifted gently from the parking lot of a Lee’s Discount Liquor on the northwest side and into an eternal sky this morning, scrawled with handwritten messages for ...

Las Vegas offering free parking downtown Saturday to encourage local shopping

This is one of the city of Las Vegas' new electronic, solar powered parking meters next to a post with the old meters removed Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

he city of Las Vegas is offering free on-street parking in parts of downtown Saturday to encourage people to shop locally on Small Business Saturday. Parking will be free at ...

Facade is rosy again: Can Bally's casino's future be, too?

This Oct. 1, 2020, photo shows the exterior of Bally's casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

Perhaps nothing symbolized the spotty performance of Bally's casino in Atlantic City in recent years better than the mismatched replacement windows in its glass facade...