Las Vegas Business News

New tourism spots tout ‘adult freedom’ in Las Vegas

One of the new ads introduced by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority involves a couple expressing their love in Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s new advertising campaign is using contemporary storylines in its promotion of “only in Vegas moments.”

Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that ...

Introducing Health Care Quarterly's Top Doctors for 2018

Any time you have the chance to make more educated decisions about you or your family’s health, you should take advantage of it. Health Care Quarterly is proud to bring you its 2018 Top Doctors ...

Collaborative effort needed to combat doctor shortage in Nevada

Nevada’s economy is growing at a healthy pace, especially when looking at where the Silver State was a decade ago. More than 250,000 new jobs have been created in the state since the recession, a number that will be increasing ...

Genetic counseling can provide crucial clues in helping doctors battle certain types of cancer

Approximately five to ten percent of all cancers have a hereditary component. What does that mean and how can that information be leveraged to make better decisions ...

Opioid abuse can result in red flags at the pharmacy

In a day and age where opioid abuse and overdose deaths are at epidemic levels, new measures must be taken by providers to prevent these issues...

Protect yourself from skin cancer by keeping an eye on bits and bumps

Las Vegas summers boast fun times at pools where residents can relax in the sun. However, the desert locale puts us at a higher risk of sunburns, which can lead to melanoma — the most dangerous type of skin cancer..

Cybersecurity firm's message: 'Theft today is not just about robbing a house or stealing a car'

Idan Udi Edry, CEO of Trustifi, poses with a sample Trustifi email message at the company's offices in Summerlin Thursday, March 22, 2017. The software uses a multi-factor authentication system to guarantee that the email is delivered and read by correct person.

In 2009, Victor Chaltiel came up with the idea to start an email security service that protects emails from getting intercepted or hacked, and allows the sender to track the email chain. In 2017, three years after his death, his wife completed that work.

How new wagering will change the sports media business

Fans stand in line to get their bets in for the big game at the South Point Sports book, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.

The sports television industry is struggling. There is an onslaught of competition from streaming services, video games, social networks and mobile phones ...

The List: PR firms, May 21, 2018

Find out about PR firms. This week, we rank them by number of permanent local employees.

The List: Advertising agencies, May 21, 2018

Find out about advertising agencies. This week, we rank them by 2017 capitalized billings for local office.

North Las Vegas’ improved credit rating opens more doors to the future

A renovated taco shop in the process of becoming the second Dutch Bros. coffee shop in the Valley is seen here under construction in front of North Las Vegas City Hall, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. This building is among many involved in efforts by city officials to revitalize Downtown North Las Vegas.

An independent analysis of North Las Vegas’ finances resulted in a two-spot increase in its credit rating, paving the way for the city to potentially collect millions in annual investments and tax cuts, city officials said.

The Notes: May 21, 2018

In the Notes: Merlin Contracting and Developing, Allstate, Las Vegas HEALS, Fingerprinting Express, Community Development Partners, Sun Commercial Real Estate, Maverick Airlines, Robert Levin, Jordan Wolff and more ...

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

In this Monday, May 14, 2018, file photo, betting odds are displayed on a board in the sportsbook at the South Point.

A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. The Fairleigh Dickinson University poll conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting found that 50 percent of Americans favor it, with ...

Historic Reno neighborhood tops preservation list

This May 15, 2018 photo shows some of the historic homes in a neighborhood dating to the late 19th century on the edge of the UNR campus. The historic preservation group, Preserve Nevada, has listed the UNR Gateway District as the most endangered historic place in the state.

A 19th century neighborhood on the edge of the UNR campus tops a historic preservation group's new list of Nevada's 11 most ...