Las Vegas Business News

Cromwell unveils new sports book, touts lower minimum bets at table games

The Cromwell opens it's new Sportsbook, Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017.

The Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip is making changes to its casino floor ...

Why weed could cut into liquor sales across Nevada

People wait in line at the Essence cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas, Saturday, July 1, 2017, as recreational sales of marijuana begin.

In three of the first four states to start legal recreational pot sales, an increasing number of consumers are choosing bud over Budweiser. That conclusion comes from ...

Vegas visitors can use electronic wallet for hotels, show tickets — but not for gambling

Tourists take photos at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign Saturday, March 14, 2015, on the Strip.

Next time you visit Las Vegas, you might be able to leave your credit cards at home. Many hotel-casino resorts along the city’s famed Strip now let guests use their digital wallets to pay for ...

Nevada Gaming Commission to hash over weed and casinos

Customers at the Essence cannabis shop on Las Vegas Boulevard South line up as sales of recreational marijuana began at midnight in Nevada on Saturday, July 1, 2017.

Nevada’s legalization of recreational marijuana has made life easier for users but more difficult for gaming companies, something the Nevada Gaming Commission hopes to address in a ...

Local woman hits $747,000 jackpot at Ellis Island

A local woman won a jackpot of more than $700,000 this weekend playing a slot machine at Ellis Island, the casino’s director of marketing, Christina Ellis, said. The woman, who asked to ...

Sandwich shop owner: Consistency, quality are keys to success

Owners, Clyde and Esther Kim at TUPS Classic Sandwiches in Las Vegas, Nev. on June 30, 2017.

Clyde Kim opened his lunch spot in 2015, the latest business venture for a man who says his entrepreneurial spirit is inspired by his parents. He’s been in business for himself since 2001 — cafes, pizza restaurants, motels, sushi — but has found his bliss making sandwiches.

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People on the Move: Aug. 20-26

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Come for the wine, return for the community

The Grape Expectations team from left, KJ Howe, professor of yeastology, Mike Schoenbaechler, winemaker/owner, Chad Evans, head of production and Patty Peters, chief wine wench/owner, at the winemaking school in Henderson Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

The part-owner of Grape Expectations discusses the four stages of the winemaking process, shares tips for those interested in creating their own wine, and explains why her team thinks of the workplace as more of a community than a workplace.

Business professionals offer advice on asking for a raise

Business professionals offer advice on asking for a raise

While asking for a raise often is ticklish and seldom easy, employees can overcome their trepidation — and often get what they deserve — by having facts at hand and the confidence that brings.

From the flea market to the stock market

My humble background is why I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for feisty entrepreneurs. Forty years ago, I was there. I was a small-business owner who had a great idea that I brought to life.

The List: Residential real estate brokerages, Aug. 20, 2017

Find out about residential real estate brokerages. This week, we rank them by total 2016 local resale volume.

Unions offer tools to battle income inequality

I believe in America, in equality and in the women and men who work hard and play by the rules to provide a better life for themselves and their family. So with summer coming to a close and Labor Day just around the corner, it seems the right time to ...

MGM to match employee donations to civil rights groups

The exterior of the MGM Grand on Thursday, June 6, 2013 on the Las Vegas Strip.

MGM Resorts International, the largest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip, said Friday that it would match employee donations made to the ...

Stacked odds, Texas laws don’t deter new poker club

Dealer Richard Pope, left, works as Court Manuel, center, and Ed Wanson, right, play at Mint Poker, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Houston. The games at Mint Poker, which opened three months ago, are played in a large, quarter-circle-shaped room lined with ceiling-to-floor windows that illuminate the club with natural light during the day. Several of the more than 20 poker tables almost always have full games going, even during the middle of the afternoon.

Michael Eakman, a poker aficionado from a young age, has hosted poker tournaments from around the country, but Texas gambling laws have long ...