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Caesars 'optimistic' on deal with bankrupt unit's creditors

One of the many sculptured angels about the exterior of Caesars Palace on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR.O) is "optimistic" of finally reaching a $5 billion agreement with creditors to push its main operating unit out of a long and costly bankruptcy, the Las Vegas-based casino group said ...

Eldorado Resorts plans $50 million in Reno casino upgrades

Eldorado Resorts has announced plans to make more than $50 million in improvements at its three casinos in downtown Reno. Eldorado Chairman and CEO Gary Carano said Monday the plans include the renovation of 4,100 guest rooms, new restaurants and ...

Drugmaker Pfizer decides not to break up business

The Pfizer logo is displayed at world headquarters Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in New York.

Pfizer will not split into two publicly traded companies, a decision that, at least for now, ends Wall Street speculation over the drugmaker's future. The company said Monday it believes it is best positioned to maximize shareholder value in ...

The Data: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]

Volcano's creator to be inducted into Gaming Hall of Fame

New Gaming Hall of Fame inductee Don Brinkerhoff created the volcano at the Mirage, erupting March 18, 2001.

If the success of Las Vegas can be attributed to the spectacular escapism of the megaresorts, then Don Brinkerhoff can claim at least some of the credit for the city’s growth.

Delivering a memorable experience puts businesses on fast-track to success

SPEEDVEGAS. Vice President of Business Allison Raskansky poses for a photo with a selection of cars available to race at their 1.5 mile long racetrack, Thursday, June 2, 2016.

Ten miles south of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, a new attraction greets Las Vegas visitors.

Grocer: ‘It will take a village’ to fight hunger

Jake Cannon, district manager at Smith's Food & Drug Store, 6855 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas, 89084, on June 29, 2016.

A district manager at Smith’s Food & Drug talks about the company’s efforts to fight hunger and homelessness in Southern Nevada and being inspired by his father, who didn’t let a disability prevent him from achieving his goals.

The burning Question: Should Nevada legalize recreational marijuana use?

The burning Question: Should Nevada legalize recreational marijuana use?

When America steps into the voting booth in November, Nevada will be among five states deciding whether to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession. While 25 states, including Nevada, already allow its medicinal use, only Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Washington, D.C., grant adults the right to purchase the drug for other reasons. It’s a frontier full of ...

Las Vegas still a great place to chase the American dream

In the aftershock of the Great Recession and growing globalization, people have questioned whether Las Vegas still holds promise as a city of opportunity, a place where children are likely to do better than their parents. Despite the tremendous economic and social losses that we experienced as a community, Las Vegas is ardently resilient.

The List: International airlines, Sept. 25, 2016

Find out about international airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2015.

The List: Domestic airlines, Sept. 25, 2016

Find out about domestic airlines. This week, we rank them by number of passengers enplaned and deplaned at McCarran International Airport in 2015.

The Notes: Law Today, Sept. 25-Oct. 1

In the Notes: Richard Harris Law Firm, Nathalie Daum, James Pisanelli, Todd Bice, Farhan Naqvi, John Frankovich, Andrew Gabriel and more ...

Lawyers: Learn to work with AI or risk termination

Until fairly recently, AI never posed an existential threat to the critical-thinking professions such as law and medicine. However, thanks to the exponential leap in processing power, computer systems can handle complex computations quickly, which has propelled AI alarmingly close to the problem-solving needed for work that traditionally required an above-average IQ, a license and a fancy degree.

Treat the boardroom like a courtroom

Be prepared and organized. Use your poker face. Steal; do not imitate. Get comfortable.

Talking fitness myths and internet threats at the infomercial industry’s D2C convention

Poonam Khubani at the D2C Convention at Wynn Las Vegas on September 15, 2016.

The Electronic Retailing Association’s Direct to Consumer convention — D2C for short — is the major annual gathering of the infomercial industry, and Wynn Las Vegas hosted it Sept. 13-15. Under one roof were celebrity spokespeople, product inventors and the executives who turn their work into commercial wonders such as the Shake Weight and Pajama Jeans.