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Bryan Horwath

Gaming reporter

Bryan came to the Las Vegas Sun from Wichita, Kan., where he worked as a reporter for the Wichita Eagle and the Wichita Business Journal. After growing up in western Wisconsin and graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Bryan got his first full-time reporting job in 2007 and worked for a handful of newspapers in the Midwest for the next decade. He also holds a master’s degree in mass communication from South Dakota State University.

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Alien-themed Bud Light hits shelves in Nevada
Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019
Don’t worry, that strange alien light you’re seeing is nothing to be feared. It’s something to be sipped. The shimmering green and black cylinder with alien markings on it is ...
Nevada Airbnb hosts take in $53.5 million over three months
Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
Airbnb hosts in Nevada earned $53.5 million from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, according to the short-term rental company. About $36 million was generated ...
RTC chief Tina Quigley says she's stepping down
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
Tina Quigley, CEO of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, will leave the organization later this year. Quigley, 52, announced the decision to step down ...
Wynn convention center expansion ahead of schedule
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
Wynn Las Vegas announced this week that it’s Strip convention and meeting center expansion will likely be finished sooner than planned. The 430,000-square-foot expansion, which will ...
Las Vegas Convention Center expansion almost halfway done
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
The $935 million Las Vegas Convention Center expansion project is about halfway complete, said Brian Yost, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s chief operating officer during a Tuesday board meeting ...
Plaza offering chance to win vintage slot machines
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
The Plaza in downtown Las Vegas is giving players the chance to win a vintage coin-operated slot or video poker machine as part of a pair of promotions next month.
Barry Manilow residency at Westgate extended into 2020
Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
Barry Manilow’s residency at the Westgate Las Vegas will extend into 2020. The entertainer’s residency, “Manilow Las Vegas: The Hits Come Home,” at Westgate International Theater is adding dates in ...
Las Vegas pet parents warming to idea of CBD products
Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
While big box pet store chains like PetSmart and Petco still do not sell CBD products, a number of stores around the Las Vegas Valley do. Attitudes around the country continue to evolve on marijuana, and pet owners seem to be more and more willing to offer CBD products to their dogs and cats ...
Las Vegas ready to welcome more electric vehicles
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019
Tom Volk sat in his Tesla Model 3 as it charged at the Railroad Pass Travel Center in Henderson. Volk, a businessman from Phoenix, had also stopped in Arizona to charge up his electric car on the way to Las Vegas. While the Model 3 has a maximum range of about ...
Jan Jones Blackhurst leaving Caesars executive post, joins board
Friday, Sept. 6, 2019
Former Las Vegas Mayor Jan Jones Blackhurst is leaving her executive post with Caesars Entertainment and has joined the board of directors. According to a ...