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Bryan Horwath

Business/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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In rare Las Vegas auction, Picassos from MGM Resorts collection could bring up to $100M
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021
Sotheby’s auctions typically take place in locales such as New York, London, Paris, Milan and Hong Kong, and this weekend will mark the first time that one of the firm’s marquee auctions will be in Las Vegas ...

County OKs agreement for underground transit system for Strip, downtown Las Vegas
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021
The Clark County Commission today approved a franchise agreement for the Vegas Loop, an underground electric transportation system planned for the Las Vegas ...
New owner vows to keep Pioneer Saloon’s history alive in Goodsprings
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
With his gold and black sport coat, cowboy hat and tie featuring a silhouetted exotic dancer, Old Man Liver was in full character at this century-old saloon in the Nevada desert.

New resort planned for old Riviera property on north Strip
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021
A Chilean businessman has reached an agreement to buy 10 acres of Strip-facing land that formerly housed the Riviera from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The land, which will be sold for $120 million, is expected to be used for a new resort, according to the agreement. Located southwest of ...
College football awards event another coup for Las Vegas sports scene
Monday, Oct. 11, 2021
College football is certainly finding Las Vegas a friendly landing spot for notable events. The most recent example: The National Football Foundation is bringing ...
As businesses continue coping with pandemic, space has become a commodity
Monday, Oct. 11, 2021
When the COVID-19 pandemic came along, people became much more aware about their personal space. Debbie Ritchey said that’s less of a concern at a Body Spa location because of its open floor plans.

Golden years: Westgate employees celebrate their 50th anniversary at the Vegas resort
Monday, Oct. 11, 2021
Alonzo Langstaff was pushing a luggage cart through the old International Hotel on the way to the property’s elevator on this day in the 1970s. When the door opened ...
Cashless gambling technologies grab industry’s attention, but will players buy in?
Friday, Oct. 8, 2021
At this week’s Global Gaming Expo, cashless gambling is a hot topic. Companies are showing off their latest payment technologies, and London-based International Game Technology’s cashless casino management system was recognized as …
Station Casinos gets green light to build southwest valley resort
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021
Plans for a new Station Casinos resort in the southwest Las Vegas Valley were approved during a Clark County Commission zoning meeting Wednesday. The casino and hotel complex, called Durango, is planned for a plot of land near ...
Local banks have made it a priority to help teach financial literacy to children
Monday, Oct. 4, 2021
If parents, family members, teachers, financial industry professionals or others can interest young people in money—and the beginnings of understanding how to manage it—it tends to bode well for their future.