Las Vegas Business News

Las Vegas Sands sees record 1st-quarter earnings

An exterior view of the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip Dec. 26, 2017.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. saw record first-quarter earnings, the company announced today. The company reported adjusted earnings of $1.5 billion, a 31 percent increase over the same ...

Caesars announces $200 million hotel in Mexico

An artist's rendering of a planned nongaming hotel that will be managed by Caesars Entertainment in Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico. The $200 million project is expected to break ground in the first half of 2019.

Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced plans today for a $200 million beachfront hotel in Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico. The nongaming property will feature 500 rooms and suites, a ...

In Las Vegas, industry leader says theaters will survive rise of streaming sites

Two film industry leaders told theater owners Tuesday that are optimistic about the movie and theatrical exhibition business despite concerns about ...

Status of sports betting bills around the nation as sessions wind down

A view of the Caesars Palace sports book, March 13, 2012.

As the Supreme Court continues to mull over Murphy v NCAA, nearly 20 states across the U.S. have taken up the issue of legalizing sports betting in their respective legislatures. But so far, only ...

McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get 'hijacked'

Matthew McConaughey, a cast member in the upcoming film "White Boy Rick," addresses the audience during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Las Vegas.

A month after speaking at the March for Our Lives in his hometown of Austin, Texas, Matthew McConaughey says he supports some gun control but fears the youth-led movement could ...

Wynn Resorts posts 1Q loss on legal settlement charge

A view of the Encore and Wynn resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, Dec. 26, 2017.

Wynn Resorts reported a first-quarter loss on Tuesday, its bottom line weighed by a nearly $465 million charge link to a legal settlement. But after stripping away that one-time expense, it comfortably beat ...

Ocean Resort Casino bringing Topgolf Swing Suite to Atlantic City

This June 15, 2016 photo shows the exterior of the shuttered Revel casino in Atlantic City N.J. The new owners of the property, due to reopen under a new brand this summer, said Monday, April 23, 2018, it will offer the world's largest Top Golf Swing Suite.

Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino is starting to get into the swing of things. The former Revel property, due to reopen under a new brand this summer, is bringing ...

Gaming commission changes regulation to reflect state's legal pot

The way Nevada casinos regulate gamblers who exhibit signs of impairment was updated last week to include verbiage on drug use. Playing off guidelines that ...

30 minutes from the Strip, a cafe opening is big news in tiny Blue Diamond

An exterior view of the new Cottonwood Station Eatery in Blue Diamond on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

It’s located only 30 minutes from the Strip, but mountains protect the village from urban sprawl. Breathtaking desert views make the town of about 300 feel like ...

The Notes: Philanthropy, April 23, 2018

In the Notes: Fisher Space Pen Co., Voya Financial, Saluting America, Las Vegas Hospitality Association, Caesars Entertainment, Communities In Schools of Nevada and more ...

Chef's mantra: Never lose touch with your style

Carla Pellegrino owns Bratalian, which closed for a brief time after a car crashed into the building.

The locals favorite Bratalian reopened recently and returned focus to the traditional Italian dishes chef Carla Pellegrino loves.

The List: Convention services, April 23, 2018

Find out about convention services. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of April 1

Man's gun misfired before shooting 2 Vegas casino executives at company picnic

Las Vegas police Capt. Robert Plummer speaks during a news conference on the arrest of Anthony Wrobel, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Wrobel, a suspect in the fatal shooting of a casino executive and the wounding of another, was arrested Thursday in Texas.

The first pull of Anthony Wrobel’s gun did not produce a bullet and the second fired an accidental round to the ground ...

Survey: Less visitors to Vegas using travel agencies plan trip

The skyline glows brightly as Uber Technologies partners with Maverick Helicopters during CES in Las Vegas to help attendees experience the Las Vegas Strip from the air on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017.

Just 10 percent of visitors used a travel agent according to the study, the lowest mark in the past five years ...

Ellis Island new owners of Mt. Charleston Lodge

A family heads into the Mt. Charleston Lodge in Kyle Canyon on Mount Charleston Thursday, April 5, 2012.

Ellis Island purchased the Mt. Charleston Lodge in early April and plans to spruce up the scenically-located facility, including implementing one of the Ellis Island staples ...