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Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority researchers say multiple vacation experiences have shot past gambling as the primary purpose of a visit to Las Vegas. Gambling now ranks below conventions and corporate meetings, visiting family and friends, and other business trips as primary reasons for ...
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and the lawyer's father-in-law have lent $26 million in recent years to a taxi mogul who is shifting into the legalized cannabis industry, according to documents obtained by The ...

CityCenter Holdings, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, agreed to sell the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas and adjacent retail properties for approximately $214 ... The 50,000-square-foot commercial travel center will include 96 fuel pumps and the third White Castle restaurant in Southern Nevada.
That's one of the gifts that tourism keeps giving.” The expansion of business services will help solve another issue stadium critics often raise, Lang said: Taxes on new businesses and on special events themselves — think live entertainment taxes — will create general-fund dollars that can be dedicated to ...
Shares of MGM Resorts International plunged as much as 10 percent Thursday morning after management said it is taking longer to recover from last year's Mandalay Bay shooting than anticipated. MGM shares closed down $3.04, or 8.6 percent, to $32.29, wiping away about $1.7 billion of market ...
In a continuing effort to enhance its international business relationships, World Trade Center Las Vegas recently signed three Memorandums of Understanding ... The LVCVA also has a MOU with the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration to promote travel and tourism exports.

Trash may not be glamorous, but there are some innovative solutions for big and small problems at the WasteExpo happening this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Cannabolish is brand new and claims to get rid of pot smells. Even if you don't smoke, maybe your next-door neighbors do.
A father-son duo from Las Vegas pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to robbing six smoke shops and two credit unions in early 2017. Jessy James, 23, and his father, Jeffrey James, 53, entered their pleas before U.S. District Judge Richard Boulware, who is scheduled to sentence them July 26.
The gambling capital of the world is Macau, an autonomous region in China, with gaming revenues more than three times that of Las Vegas. The city made its name catering to high-spending VIPs from China, but casino giants have had to change their strategy due to a corruption crackdown and directives from the Chinese ...
A Nevada business is one of 14 in the U.S. to receive approval to operate drones for commercial use further than ever before. ... Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Daniels said the waiver will open new opportunities for current and new businesses working with his company's airpark facility in Searchlight.
Las Vegas police have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman inside a business earlier this week. Officers identified Nicholas Pino, 22, as a suspect in the assault, which police said happened about 5 p.m. Monday on the 4100 block on South Sandhill Road, near East Flamingo Road.
Dispensaries: Street dealers are posing as legitimate businesses to deliver marijuana in Las Vegas ... Inyo Fire is currently one of the few dispensaries across the valley that delivery marijuana, but recently Goldwater found a fake Facebook page advertising delivery from his business. "I've never seen this ...
A Las Vegas man who was selling wind and solar energy units has been permanently banned from doing business in Kansas. Zachary Lippa did business as Pacific Tool & Machinery or Pacific Management Group, and Pacific Tool Co. In addition to the ban, he has been ordered to refund $19,425 to a ...
That bet on an untapped market became the foundation of the sprawling business empire of Alex Meruelo, a low-profile investor and entrepreneur who has ... His company last month finalized its purchase of the SLS Las Vegas, which for decades operated as the Sahara before L.A. nightlife impresario Sam ...
A new Las Vegas company wants to combine grocery store options with a convenience store footprint. UrbanEats Market will open its first store in June at the Allure condominium near the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard. Stores will also open near Flamingo Road and Arville Street ...
The Las Vegas Golden Knights have had an unbelievable season as an expansion team. One useful metric to show how shocking the team has been, in true Vegas fashion, is gambling odds. According to the Westgate Sportsbook, and as reported by Emily Kaplan of ESPN, the Golden Knights now have 4-1 odds of ...
(Andrea Cornejo/Las Vegas Review-Journal) ... Denette Braud didn't take no for an answer when she was denied a business loan in December 2016 to expand her business into a shopping center. ... Ken Evans, president of the Urban Chamber of Commerce, said he's seen that play out locally as well.

Sue Ann Cornwell quickly became a hero as she shielded a pregnant woman in the middle of the Las Vegas shooting. When Cornwell saw that Miriam Lujan was seven months pregnant, she quickly handed over her backpack to shield her stomach and used her body to cover the expectant mother. The two ...
WMUR-TV reports seven rabbits were rescued from an area called the Las Vegas Dumpsite and transported to the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire in Bedford. Shelter officials say the number of abandoned domestic rabbits living on the streets of Las Vegas has grown to over 800 since 2007.
And she described in vivid detail the threatening encounter she said occurred in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011. The adult-film star told Anderson Cooper she was on her way to a fitness class with her infant daughter when an unidentified man approached her. "A guy walked up on me and said to me, 'Leave Trump alone.
Tomika Brown, corporate director of entertainment brand strategy at MGM Resorts International, is a Las Vegas native who began working at R&R Advertising (now R&R Partners) 23 years ago. “I had no idea advertising was my calling and stumbled upon it,” she says. “And it was the best thing I ever did.
The typical Las Vegas rent rose to $989 a month last year, surpassing its pre-recession peak of $925, according to the CBRE commercial real estate firm. Aichroth said there's “effectively zero vacancy” at rent-restricted apartments built through the federal tax-credit program. Meanwhile, the Taking Stock ...
Police are looking for two people accused of battering a store employee during a theft at a Las Vegas business sometime this month. According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, a man and woman stole undisclosed merchandise at least twice from a store on the 9000 block of Charleston Boulevard, at Fort Apache Road in ...
“This new parking program falls in line with what many other local businesses have already done,” Parisi said. “Plus, the change will help ease congestion and decrease the time visitors wait for a parking spot, thus giving them more time to shop.” Employees will have their own parking to free up spots.
LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas Review-Journal Editor J. Keith Moyer has been named the newspaper's publisher. Moyer replaces Craig Moon, who is returning to Tennessee to spend more time with his family. The Review-Journal reports Moyer served as publisher and CEO of the Minneapolis Star Tribune ...
A clerk at Pisos marijuana dispensary, a couple of miles east of the Strip, accepts $37 worth of bitcoinlike tokens to sell a pound of cannabis-infused coffee. Across town, the D Las Vegas accepts bitcoin for hotel stays, for meals at its flagship restaurant and, sort of, for gambling. The catch: Bitcoin can be ...
LAS VEGAS – An annual survey of small business owners and managers throughout Nevada reveals record levels of confidence in the economy, with more than ... “This year's survey shows that Nevada businesses are doing better than they have in years and that the people who run these companies are ...
“They have each proven their dedication to the Las Vegas commercial real estate industry, and we're honored to have them on our team.” In addition to the Everest Club members, Mixer announced six other brokers were included in the Las Vegas Office's Top 10 Producers for 2017. They include: Chris ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - America's largest business lobby is warning President Donald Trump against slapping big tariffs on Chinese imports. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is sounding the alarm as the White House weighs whether to punish China for forcing U.S. companies to hand technology to Chinese ...
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A local business stepped up Wednesday to help a local mom and her kids who lost everything in an apartment fire. “There are people that really do care for you, and are there to support and do whatever we can to help you,” said Neil Sackmary. Sackmary, owner of the Nevada Coin ...
Owning a small business can be a fraught enterprise. From managing day-to-day operations, optimizing profit margins and executing big-picture projects, many business owners find themselves stretched thin. As such, finding effective solutions to improve and streamline productivity is an essential concern.
The company said it has put out a request for proposal to Las Vegas commercial real estate owners and brokers to find a stand-alone location ... “The 2,200 employees of Zippy's and its sister companies are very excited for this next phase of growth in our business,” said Paul Yokota, president of Zippy's.
Disbarred Las Vegas lawyer Easton Harris stands for his sentencing at the Regional Justice Center on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, after being indicted in August for scamming people into investing in a fake medical marijuana company. Harris was sentenced to between two and five years in prison.
The building will also act as a showroom for NS8 products and services during e-commerce and financial technology conferences in the area. Built in the 1950s, the building was bought by LaPour Partners of Las Vegas and redeveloped in 2004. LaPour finished renovations the following year, but the ...
Resort fees cover amenities such as high-speed internet access and the use of swimming pools, fitness centers and business centers. The fees are charged regardless of whether guests use the amenities. The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon ...
Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn, right, talking with his business partner Kazuo Okada during a Gaming Commission hearing in Carson City, ... it has agreed to pay Universal Entertainment $2.4 billion to end a rancorous six-year battle over a 20 percent stake in the Las Vegas-based casino operator.
Owned by the University of Phoenix, RedFlint was a downtown Las Vegas business incubator, startup accelerator, and a community education center that offered workshops and seminars on all things business before it shut its doors on Feb. 2. The experience center is now at the university's Las Vegas ...
(NYSE: LVS) announced today that the company has entered into a definitive agreement under which Wind Creek Hospitality, an affiliate of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama, will acquire the Sands Bethlehem property in Pennsylvania for a total enterprise value of $1.30 billion. The closing of ...
Standing with Trump are workers, left, Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. ... Despite objections voiced by many business trade groups and lawmakers, the White House forged ahead Thursday with its plan to levy tariffs of 25 percent on ...
To persuade Amazon to open its second headquarters in the Las Vegas area, state and local governments offered 84 acres of land in downtown Las Vegas that included some well-known landmarks. The proposal would have let the e-commerce giant replace the 10,000-seat, 98,000-square-foot Cashman ...
During a rapid growth phase, businesses may find themselves spending cash more quickly than their accounts receivable can catch up," Ford said. "Usually, the best solution is a bank loan-it's why banks offer lines of credit-but it can be a frustrating predicament for business owners." Issues with cash flow ...
She is also the founder of Las Vegas' ballsiest business, The Curious Confectionery, where she creates some seriously hip artisan popcorn balls using ... quickly and six years later, Cooper was off on her own, creating Amelia C & Co and diving headfirst into the world of small businesses ownership.
The alliance, a member-driven nonprofit, was founded in 2008 by a group of downtown business leaders, property owners and the city of Las Vegas. For the first time, the alliance now has an executive director, Michael Vannozzi. Vannozzi said he hopes his new position will allow the alliance to take a more ...
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Las Vegas officials are waiting until 2019 before deciding whether to allow public cannabis consumption in venues such as lounges. According to the Las Vegas Sun, the Clark County Commission and Las Vegas City Council have said they'll continue to “take a wait-and-see approach,” though this is the ...
College basketball tournaments big business for Las Vegas. by Denise Rosch. College basketball tournament time in Las Vegas. UNLV men play Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. against Air Force. (Denise Rosch | KSNV). AA. LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —. It's tournament time in Las Vegas. College basketball teams and their fans are ...
You can see in the chart below that Las Vegas Sands' revenue and net income have stalled over the past five years. The downturn in ... The stock trades for 20 times earnings and the enterprise value -- which is debt plus equity value -- to EBITDA, a proxy for cash flow, is over 14. Historically, that's not a ...
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) opened its 32nd annual Reservation Economic Summit (RES) on Monday. The largest economic development event in Indian Country will last through Thursday, March 8th at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Simple ESG's lawsuit, filed Friday in Clark County District court, alleges that Republic is actively trying to push Simple ESG out of business by charging a premium to use the only landfill in the Las Vegas metro area — which Republic owns. It also alleges that Republic is erroneously charging Simple ESG ...
Parking, possibly the most difficult problem the Oakland Raiders face as the team works toward receiving the funds necessary to build its planned 65,000-seat indoor football stadium, will be a key topic in Thursday's Las Vegas Stadium Authority meeting. But don't expect the Raiders to roll out any detailed ...


 

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