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Bryan Horwath

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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Planet 13's dispensary expansion project set for completion this year
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
With a multimillion-dollar expansion scheduled for completion later this year, Planet 13 hopes to solidify itself as a Las Vegas cannabis destination ...
Las Vegas tops list for number of Starbucks stores
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Las Vegas is the place to be for people who love Starbucks coffee. That’s according to Apartment Guide, a national website that helps people search for rentals. The website ranked the top 10 U.S. cities with populations of at least 100,000 on the number of Starbucks stores per capita. Las Vegas beat out Burbank, Calif., and ...
MGM taps Silicon Valley star to helm digital transformation
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
“I have no doubt that he will harness technology and utilize the greatest assets and employees in the business to maximize revenue and evolve the guest experience.”
Downtown Las Vegas hopes to attract new residents with lineup of developments
Monday, April 22, 2019
A report released by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on April 9 showed that 55 percent of all surveyed visitors to the Downtown area in 2018 were millennials. Now, the ...
Las Vegas dispensaries ready for marijuana's version of 'Black Friday'
Friday, April 19, 2019
With April 20 — 420 if you’re so inclined — just days away, Mike Pizzo surveyed the scene at Reef Dispensaries on Western Avenue. To a first-time customer, it might have seemed like a busy afternoon, with people coming and going, peppering staff with questions about ...
Great American Foodie Fest in Henderson is free this year
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Those who plan to attend the Great American Foodie Fest later this month will get to do so for free. For the first time, according to a news release, the festival, which will take place ...
Affinity Gaming promotes Higgins to CEO position
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Higgins is a gaming industry veteran, having worked various roles, including one where she was responsible for the financial management of nearly 40 casinos in 14 U.S. states ...
Progressive jackpot worth more than $13 million hits at Henderson casino
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
A lucky Arizona resident is $13 million richer after hitting a slot machine jackpot over the weekend at Sunset Station in Henderson ...
City National Bank to expand branding at T-Mobile, MGM Grand Garden Arena
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
T-Mobile Arena will feature a new City National Bank premium level at the venue and five new ATMs ...
Former White House counsel says Trump 'has different way of approaching decisions'
Saturday, April 13, 2019
During a recent trip to Las Vegas, former White House counsel Don McGahn offered a glimpse of what is was like to work with President Donald Trump. McGahn, who last month returned to private practice with ...