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Smartphones fuel great growth potential for U.S. Internet gambling

In this April 15, 2015, file photo, an employee at Resorts Casino Hotel tries a touch-screen tablet device in the Atlantic City, N.J. casino's new Internet gambling lounge. Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in ...

Las Vegas Sands backing initiative to end NV Energy monopoly

Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is the main financial backer of a proposed ballot initiative to end NV Energy’s exclusive control over the state’s energy supply, according to ...

Las Vegas Sands unveils plan to build 17,500-seat concert venue

The Venetian on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. today announced plans for a new 17,500-seat live music venue behind its Strip resorts, a move that will add yet another dimension to ...

U.S. stocks climb for second day as oil prices rise

U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday morning, and energy companies are leading the way as the price of oil continues to climb. A deal ...

In search of solution, solar industry pivots to data, detente

Justin Smith speaks to solar supporters during a rally in front of Public Utilities Commission offices Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016. Smith said he had lost his job as a district sales manager for Sunrun, a solar lease and installation company.

Facing sometimes strained relationships with state officials, rooftop solar advocates appear to be adopting a less combative approach and coalescing around a less emotional plea to ...

Report: Benefits of rooftop solar outweigh costs for everyone

Vivint Solar employees install solar panels on a home. The company operates in 10 states.

Adding data to a contentious debate over the value of rooftop solar in Nevada, SolarCity released a report today showing the benefits of rooftop solar outweigh the costs ...

Davis: Studies on Raiders move to Las Vegas are ‘positive’

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis speaks during a media conference Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Oakland, Calif.

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says the team has begun conducting market research studies to gather information about a potential move to Las Vegas. Davis said that ...

Why L.V.’s biggest industrial real estate developer is feeling confident

A rendering for a 240,000-square-foot expansion project in Henderson, NV by Harsch Investment Properties.

Real estate magnate Jordan Schnitzer is one of the biggest landlords in Las Vegas, with millions of square feet of warehouses under his control. With the market heating up ...

Faraday to start moving staff, equipment to North Las Vegas

Rendering of planned Faraday Future auto plant in North Las Vegas.

Electric carmaker Faraday Future says it's moving heavy equipment and a handful of employees to North Las Vegas early next month. The company said Monday that it will soon set up construction trailers at ...

In Adelson’s newsroom, Review-Journal staff sees looser purse strings and tighter leash

Jennifer Robison, who left the Las Vegas Review-Journal for a job in corporate communications, is given press plates from the story she reported about the paper’s owners at a farewell party May 20, 2016, in Las Vegas. At the Las Vegas paper now owned by the casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, current and former employees cite untenable editorial oversight, particularly of coverage related to Adelson.

In late January, about a half-dozen reporters from The Las Vegas Review-Journal gathered at a colleague’s apartment after work. An article about a long-running lawsuit against Sheldon G. Adelson, the paper’s new owner, had just ...

Roseman University evolves with the community

Renee Coffman, president and co-founder of Roseman University of Health Sciences, poses in a nursing lab Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

As the medical needs of Southern Nevada expand, the private school creates needed programs to accommodate those needs. The latest is among the most ambitious: a doctor of medicine degree program.

‘Vodka and gin don’t have to be so rough,’ says local spirit maker

Angela Pettit and her father Danny Pettit pose with bottles of Azzurre Vodka Thursday, May 5, 2016. Azzurre Spirits, started in 2014, sells ultra-premium vodka and gin brand made with natural ingredients, such as apples, grapes and sugar cane.

The father-daughter team of Dan and Angela Pettit introduced their product in 2014. They use apples, grapes and sugar cane to create spirits that, they say, require less distilling and create a smooth, flavorful spirit.

The Data: May 22-28

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CEO of IT service company: ‘I’m always excited to see what comes next’

Jeff Grace, CEO of NetEffect, poses in his office with Rags, an eight-year-old Shih Tzu, Monday, Jan 11, 2016.

The founder of IT service company NetEffect talks about the rapid changes in the technology industry and the relationship between gaming and IT, plus shares his preference between iPhone and Android.

The Notes: May 22-28

In the Notes: Vegas PBS, Michael Gordon, Research Strategy Group, Michelle Bauer, Marcia Neel, Teresa McKee, Albertsons, America First Credit Union, Amy Hunter, Nevada Center of Excellence in Water and more ...