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Restaurateur: Be aware of the entire experience, not just your performance

Off the Strip co-owner Tom Goldsbury within his restaurant at The Linq.

The founder of the restaurant Off the Strip talks about his emphasis on customer service, the people he most admires and what other restaurants he likes to visit.

Is your business ready to expand its market overseas?

Exporting brings many potential benefits, but it's not for everyone.

Saving the planet, one song at a time

Marisa Vincent, right, and Angela Vincent are a mother-daughter creative team that created an interactive children’s book incorporating familiar music from songs in the public domain to teach the importance of preserving nature.

Marisa Vincent never really taught her own children much about the importance of protecting the planet. But her daughter’s interest, sparked by studying abroad in Germany, drove them to create educational material for the next generation.

Thou shalt have integrity: Las Vegas priest advises businesspeople about ethics

Father Max Oliva is a priest who has written a book on the moral and ethical practices people should use when engaging in business transactions. The author of 7 books lives near the St. Christopher Catholic Church and is a fan of the stained glass in its chapel.

Max Oliva talks about the kind of advice he offers, the variety of people who seek his counsel, and how Las Vegas differs from Canada, where he used to minister.

Analysis: DraftKings, FanDuel wrong for now, but on right side

In this Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, photo, workers set up a DraftKings promotions tent in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., before a game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets.

Say goodbye to all those annoying commercials. Forget about the promise of winning millions of dollars. The courts are sure to find what the rest of us already know ...

SolarCity cutting ties with rooftop solar advocacy group

The Alliance for Solar Choice, an advocacy group representing rooftop solar companies, is losing one of its anchor members: SolarCity. SolarCity will leave the alliance in December, after ...

Report finds sluggish growth in Las Vegas rental prices

Report finds sluggish growth in Las Vegas rental prices

Las Vegas’ rental market has heated up in recent years, with investors buying cheap homes in bulk to lease out and landlords buying and building apartment complexes. The growth in rental prices, however, is far from ...

Irish dad whose selfie video was a YouTube hit back in Las Vegas

The clueless Irish dad whose accidental selfie video of his Las Vegas vacation was watched by millions is back in Sin City to get a do over. This time ...

With new rules in place, Las Vegas nightclubs under stricter scrutiny

In 2014, Mandalay Bay agreed to pay $500,000 to settle charges from the Gaming Control Board that undercover agents were provided with drugs and prostitutes at the House of Blues Foundation Room in 2012.

Nevada gaming officials put in place sweeping new regulations for nightclubs this week, increasing their oversight of a crucial but sometimes risky component of business at Las Vegas casino-resorts. Under the set of rules adopted by the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday, casino operators must make at least one employee in charge of ...

Stockbridge approved to acquire remaining 10 percent of SLS; Nazarian, SBE Entertainment out

An exterior view of SLS Las Vegas.

Stockbridge Capital received final approval from Nevada gaming regulators today to acquire the remaining 10 percent of SLS Las Vegas. Stockbridge already owns ...

Stevens brothers get final OK for full ownership of Golden Gate

The Golden Gate hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.

Downtown Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens and his brother today received final regulatory approval to increase their ownership interest in the Golden Gate. The Nevada Gaming Commission ...

Eldorado Resorts gets final OK to take control of two MGM casinos in Reno

Downtown Reno photographed Saturday, February 26, 2000.

Eldorado Resorts Inc. today received the final blessing of state regulators to take over MGM Resorts International’s ownership of two Reno casinos. The Nevada Gaming Commission ...

Easier in the ’burbs: Why residential development hasn’t taken off downtown

The abandoned Travelers Motel on Fremont Street on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, downtown. One of the barriers to development downtown is the price of land.

Developer Eric Cohen spent a lot of time trying to figure out downtown’s housing market and whether he could pull off an apartment project there. His company moved to former bakery Holsum Lofts, immersing itself in the neighborhood as Cohen looked into possible deals. Today, he and partner Doug Eisner are building sprawling apartment complexes around the valley, but nothing downtown. And their company ...

Marriott merger has Starwood lovers nervous

The newly built Marriott Marquis on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Frequent customers of Starwood Hotels & Resorts are reacting emotionally to the news that Marriott International is acquiring Starwood, which owns the Westin, Sheraton and W hotel chains. It seems less like a company they do business with is merging and more like ...