Las Vegas Business News

What happens to toy makers without Toys R Us?

In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, shoppers walk into a Toys R Us store, in San Antonio, Texas.

The likely liquidation of Toys R Us, the nation's largest independent toy seller, could add stress for the companies that make toys and games, and mean changes for the owners of ...

Sports facilities help engender ‘sense of community’ in Downtown Summerlin

A Ballgirl participates in a groundbreaking ceremony for Las Vegas Ballpark, a 10,000-fan capacity baseball stadium and future home of the Las Vegas 51s, in Summerlin Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.

Most locals probably hear the words “Downtown Summerlin” and think of the master-planned community’s centrally located outdoor mall. But the urban-style development also includes Red Rock Resort, the Lifetime Fitness center and City National Bank building, the new Constellation luxury apartment building and ...

March Madness in Vegas: 'Super Bowl Sunday and New Year’s Eve combined into one'

From left, Justin Leigh and Steve Haft of Seattle and Matt Martinkus of Yakima, Wash., cheer as they watch the first rounds of March Madness at Beerhaus, Thursday, March 15, 2018.

The saying was repeated all day: The next best thing to being at the NCAA Tournament is being in Las Vegas for the tournament. Being here, actually, could be slightly better. Our over-the-top parties have cheap eats, easy access to betting stations and games displayed on ...

New augmented reality experience coming to the Strip

Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell speaks during a news conference for Kind Heaven, a Southeast Asian-themed entertainment complex, at the Linq Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Kind Heaven, a partnership between Farrell, Immersive Artistry and Caesars Entertainment is expected to open in the Linq Promenade in 2019.

Rocker and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell is set to bring an unconventional dream to reality with a new Las Vegas entertainment venue. Kind Heaven, a four-story, $100 million venue at the Linq Promenade, will feature ...

Where to watch the NCAA Tournament in Las Vegas

A group of friends from Chicago watch college basketball games at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook Friday, March 9, 2018.

Here’s the good news for the many visitors coming to Las Vegas this week to watch the NCAA Tournament: Some places around town have free viewing parties. That is ...

Five things about Sands Bethlehem buyer Wind Creek's casino in Alabama

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is shown Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa.

The circular casino floor, surrounded by shops and restaurants, measures 57,000 square feet and offers more than 1,600 slot machine-style, electronic-gambling machines under amber-colored lights and ...

Caesars contesting $50M fee for 2 Indiana casino licenses

Casino giant Caesars Entertainment is threatening to drop plans for building a new casino in southern Indiana while arguing that it shouldn't be forced to pay a ...

Physical therapist responsible for saving the careers of many

Scott Pensivy is CEO of Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers.

In his more than 30 years in the industry, Scott Pensivy and his staff have treated star athletes such as Steph Curry, Shaquille O’Neal, Tiger Woods and Muhammad Ali, and celebrity entertainers such as Mariah Carey, Elton John and Olivia Newton-John.

The Notes: March 12-18, 2018

In the Notes: UNLV Alumni Association, HomeAid Southern Nevada, Tasha Woodfall, Urology Specialists of Nevada, Kacey KC, Daniel Hamilton, Renee Yackira, Sean Christie and more ...

Entrepreneur: 'The same things that make what I am doing scary are the things that make it special'

Natalia Harris owns Glam Parlor, which opened this year in Las Vegas.

Natalia Harris spent 12 years in marketing for the nightlife industry — event planning, event production, artist relations and more. So she knows what people who want to be seen want to look like.

The List: Golf courses, March 11, 2018

Find out about private schools. This week, we rank them by the championship rating of the farthest tee with the highest slope rating as of Feb. 22.

Getting a cocktail while gambling made easier at this Las Vegas casino

The Beverage Ordering Service System at the Westgate Las Vegas allows machine players to order cocktails while gambling.

The days of waiting for a cocktail server to take your drink order while playing a slot machine are over at one Las Vegas casino. Now, it's as simple as pressing a few buttons. The more than 600 machines at the Westgate Las Vegas are equipped with the Beverage Ordering Service System that allows players to skip waiting for a cocktail server to make their rounds. Westgate is believed to be one of the first properties in Las Vegas to ...

Las Vegas dispensaries are no stranger to pot products named for notables

Country music legend Willie Nelson speaks to fans during an event celebrating the collaboration between Willie's Reserve and Redwood Cultivation at Exile on Main Street in downtown Las Vegas, Tuesday Jan. 31, 2017.

Talk show host Chelsea Handler announced last month that she was creating her own variety of marijuana for sale at dispensaries in her home state of California, saying pot is the only thing ...

Average price of US gas remains steady at $2.59 a gallon

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline remained steady ...

Historic Nevada divorce house may be moved for redevelopment

This Thursday, March 8, 2018 photo shows the Nystrsom Guest House pictured in downtown Reno, Nev. The home is one of two historic homes a developer wants to relocate for a revitalization project. Built in 1875, it was one of the first boarding houses catering to divorce-seekers who helped make Reno the ''Divorce Capital of the World'' during the 1930s because of its lax residency laws.

Two historic houses that lie in the path of its revitalization project in downtown Reno, including one that played a key role in the city's emergence ...