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Las Vegas convention attendance boosts April tourism

Tourists walk in front of a misting fan during a hot day on the Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.

Tourism officials say 3.54 million people visited Las Vegas in April, an increase of 2.4 percent compared to the year before due in large part to convention attendance. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported ...

Taxis on Strip go idle in protest of Uber

Taxi drivers stage a protest against ride-hailing companies near Caesars Palace on Friday May 29, 2015.

Taxis up and down the Strip shifted into park and stopped serving customers today in protest of a new law that would allow Uber and other ride-hailing companies to launch in Las Vegas. Dozens of drivers were ...

Lawmakers want to pare down HOAs' power in foreclosure

Lawmakers who say a recent Nevada Supreme Court decision has given homeowners associations too much power to foreclose over unpaid dues are pushing for a last-minute legislative fix, saying the ruling could ...

Allegiant faces $260,000 fine by FAA over drug, alcohol testing

An Allegiant Air jet takes off from McCarran International Airport on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, LLC faces a fine of more than $260,000 for an alleged offense related to drug and alcohol testing. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it is proposing ...

Ratings firm leaves grades unchanged for Wynn, Sands and MGM

The watery entrance of Wynn Macau.

Fitch Ratings analysts say they aren't changing ratings for Wynn Resorts Ltd., Las Vegas Sands Corp. and MGM Resorts International despite a worse than expected situation in ...

NV Energy hasn’t paid IRS since 2000; kept millions intended for taxes

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

NV Energy collected millions to pay federal income taxes since 2000 but hasn’t sent the money to the Internal Revenue Service, according to documents ...

Nevada gaming revenue up more than 5 percent in April

Dice roll across the craps table during the opening of the Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday, October 27, 2013.

Nevada gaming revenue rose significantly in April, with some particularly strong increases in the Las Vegas area, the state said today. The Gaming Control Board said ...

Why Haggen grocery chain thinks it will be a hit with shoppers in Southern Nevada

Haggen Pacific Southwest CEO Bill Shaner.

The Northwest-based chain is converting seven recently purchased stores in Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City to its brand. Haggen Pacific Southwest CEO Bill Shaner discusses ...

Tech awards highlight talented Las Vegas women

As Rep. Dina Titus addressed the crowd Wednesday at the second annual Las Vegas Women In Technology Awards, she saw the beginnings of a solution to ...

MGM Resorts International re-elects entire slate of incumbent directors

The investment management firm Land and Buildings, a minority shareholder, had proposed electing its own slate of directors and waged a campaign encouraging MGM Resorts to convert the company into a real estate investment trust to boost its value.

Neverland, former home of Michael Jackson, on sale for $100M

Pop star Michael Jackson's carnival-style Neverland Ranch estate is shown in a 1993 aerial file photo in the Santa Ynez Valley near Los Olivos, Calif.

The 2,700-acre ranch featuring a train station, six-bedroom house and 50-seat movie theater has been in limbo since Jackson's death in 2009. Jackson paid $19.5 million for the property in ...

Fitness center planned for Union Village health care complex

Las Vegas Athletic Clubs plans to build its eighth fitness center at Union Village, the massive health care complex under construction in Henderson, the company announced today. The new 85,000-square-foot facility’s amenities ...

Former Riviera operators approved to manage Westgate Las Vegas

The sign outside the Westgate Las Vegas is show in this April 23, 2015, file photo.

The operators of the closed Riviera received final regulatory approval today to run the Westgate Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Commission voted to ...

How skill-based slots, social media and more will shape the casino of the future

A rendering commissioned by the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers shows what a casino could look like with the addition of games allowed under Senate Bill 9.

Senate Bill 9, which unanimously passed both chambers of the state Legislature before Gov. Brian Sandoval signed it this month, allows for an element of skill in the traditionally chance-heavy realm of slot technology. It presents an opportunity for the casino industry to ...

Another duel for Dotty: Slot parlor chain facing scrutiny in city of Las Vegas

Cindy Clark plays a slot machine at Dotty's near Eastern and Serene in Henderson on Thursday, March 24, 2011.

Less than six months after Clark County commissioners passed sweeping new rules targeting so-called slot parlors, popular tavern chain Dotty's is under scrutiny again over ...