Las Vegas Business News

The highest-paid CEOs by state

Casino mogul Steve Wynn during a news conference in Medford, Mass., Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between ...

US home sales fell 2.5 percent in April

U.S. sales of existing homes tumbled 2.5 percent in April — with the costs of buying a home jumping and would-be buyers facing a ...

320K visitors expected in Las Vegas for Memorial Day weekend

Motorists navigate rush hour traffic on Interstate 15 in Clark County near the Strip.

The agency responsible for promoting Las Vegas says 320,000 people are expected to visit the destination during Memorial Day weekend. Data released Thursday by the ...

A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say

Union organizers Angie Qin, left, and David Saba hold signs as  members of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, file into the Thomas & Mack Center to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels.

What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes ...

Nevada rakes in record $7 million in marijuana taxes in March

Alex Garcia looks over edibles in the NuWu Cannabis Marketplace during a dispensary bus tour sponsored by the Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Association Friday, April 20, 2018.

Tax revenue from marijuana sales in Nevada continues to climb, setting a new high of more than $7 million in March, the ninth month of legal ...

Excavation work for Raiders stadium nearly complete

Work continues at the Las Vegas Raiders stadium construction site Friday, May 11, 2018.

Workers are nearly finished with excavation at the Raiders stadium site, having hauled away some 35,000 truckloads of dirt — more than 1 million cubic yards, officials said today at a meeting of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority. The 450 workers swarming the 70-acre site have so far done $246 million worth of work, including ...

16 acres on Las Vegas Strip expected to fetch over $540 million

A 16-acre parcel of land for sale on the Las Vegas Strip could fetch more than $34 million an acre — or in excess of $540 million ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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..

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 ...