Las Vegas Business News

Acres Cannabis in Las Vegas sold for $70 million

The expected sale of a Las Vegas-based cannabis company wouldn’t change the firm’s operations, according to its CEO. Pending regulatory approval ...

Could New York City get real casinos? State leaders are listening

The Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Racetrack, in Queens, April 22, 2012. With New York’s upstate casinos struggling, some state officials in 2019 are considering the once unthinkable: putting casinos in New York City itself.

With New York’s upstate casinos struggling, some state officials are considering the once unthinkable: putting casinos in New York City itself ...

Visiting basketball fan wins $1 million at Bally’s

A basketball fan visiting Las Vegas for March Madness hit a jackpot of more than $1 million at Bally's this week, parent company Caesars Entertainment said today. Kenneth Snoots of ...

Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney

Jimmy Cliff, of Lewes, Del., talks to a worker about betting on the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City N.J.

College basketball fans lined up at casinos and racetracks or furiously tapped smartphone screens Thursday to get down bets on March Madness, many in states where it ...

40 Under 40: Cory Summerhays, Founder and CEO, Unforgettable Coatings/ Blue APE Painting

Cory Summerhays

Quality and service are central to Summerhays’ business philosophy, which he feels has helped create a loyal customer base and ...

40 Under 40: Zee Khan, General Manager, UNLV Hockey

Zee Khan

A Southern Nevada resident since 2012, Khan is responsible for oversight of the team and efforts to embed the program into the community. He is also tasked with ...

40 Under 40: Jonathan Jossel, CEO, Plaza Hotel & Casino

Jonathan Jossel

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and raised in the United Kingdom, Jonathan Jossel has been fascinated by gaming since he wrote his senior thesis on ...

40 Under 40: Nate Jacobs, Director of Project Development, McCarthy Building Companies

Nate Jacobs

Nate Jacobs has always been fascinated by how things work — he was constantly building forts and bridges when growing up in ...

40 Under 40: Dr. Le Hua, Director of Mellen Program for Multiple Sclerosis, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Dr. Le Hua

Hua joined Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in August 2013 and became director of the multiple sclerosis program in September 2014. In addition to seeing patients, she also ...

40 Under 40: Brian Howard, Owner and Chef, Sparrow + Wolf

Brian Howard

As a kid in suburban Detroit, Brian Howard felt cooking was in his blood. He grew up watching and emulating chefs such as Julia Child and ...

40 Under 40: Kevin Holyfield, Vice President of Hotel Operations, Park MGM

Kevin Holyfield

Originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, Kevin Holyfield got his start in the hospitality industry as a passenger services representative with Princess Cruises and Tours, having been introduced to customer service when he ...

40 Under 40: Halee Harczynski, Marketing Director, Downtown Summerlin/ The Howard Hughes Corp.

Halee Harczynski

Harczynski, who moved to Southern Nevada in 2008,  has held her current position of director of marketing for Downtown Summerlin/The Howard Hughes Corp. since July 2016. Along with her team, Harczynski organizes, executes and hosts ...

40 Under 40: Jessica Halling, Program Director, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children

Jessica Halling

Jessica Halling strives to connect with youth on a fundamental level in her role as program director for St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, a position she ...

40 Under 40: Noelle Haddad-McCann, President and CEO, TNG Models

Noelle Haddad-McCann

Born in Mission Hills, California, Noelle Haddad-McCann was fascinated by the supermodels of the 1990s, perfecting her Cindy Crawford impersonation for her ...

40 Under 40: Jonny Greco, Vice President, Entertainment Production, Vegas Golden Knights

Jonny Greco

A natural born story-teller who as a kid made home movies for fun, and talked his high school teachers into allowing him to create visual stories rather than written ones for assignments ...