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Is Vegas ready for NBA or MLB? Sports executive panel weighs in
Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
Las Vegas has become a big league sports destination and could host an NHL All-Star Game or even a Super Bowl, but it’s not ready for the NBA or MLB, according to at least one of the sports executives at a commercial real estate panel on Thursday at the Orleans. ...
MGM real estate spinoff wants to buy Caesars real estate company
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
MGM Growth Properties, the company that acts as landlord for many MGM properties, wants to combine with VICI Properties, the company that owns ...
Tools of neuroscience deliver new insights about consumer behavior
Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
Marketers are always looking for ways to understand consumers and their sometimes-confounding decisions. Neuroscience, the study of how the brain and nervous system function, seems to offer a crucial edge.
Nevada resort revenue hits record levels in 2017
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Nongaming spending on the Strip drove resort revenue in Nevada to record levels in 2017, according to numbers released today by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Each January, the board release its Nevada Gaming Abstract, a review of the ...
State Sen. Becky Harris to chair Gaming Control Board
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Gov. Brian Sandoval has chosen Republican state Sen. Becky Harris as the new chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Harris replaces ...
Where is Las Vegas on the business cycle? Six experts weigh in
Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Positive economic news continues through early 2018, furthering a trend from last year’s strong stock market and employment numbers. Locally, hotels are adding convention space and remodeling rooms, the Fontainebleau and Alon deals generated buzz on the Strip and ...
Luxor esports arena to open in March
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
Esports Arena Las Vegas, the new gaming venue where the LAX nightclub used to be located at the Luxor, will open March 22, according to a statement released today by ...
Konami's old-school horse racing game rides new technology in test run
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
The basic action of the Fortune Cup game is a series of tiny horse figurines “racing” around a track roughly the size of a foosball table. Konami describes it as a multistation mechanical horse racing game with ...
Las Vegas resorts and clubs are hiring for pool season
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
It may be January, but Las Vegas resorts are now hiring thousands of employees for pool season. Early winter is typically the time the resorts and nightclub companies begin ramping up to host tourists at pools and day clubs. Most, if not all, of these jobs are seasonal. ...
LVCVA: Shooting, room remodels cause 2017 visitor volume to drop
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
The Oct. 1 shooting and fewer available hotel rooms caused a drop in visitor volume for 2017, according to preliminary numbers released Tuesday by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. In his presentation to the board of directors ...