Las Vegas Business News

Average gas price in Nevada jumps more than 7 cents

Gasoline prices are on the rise in Nevada. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the state has increased more than 7 cents in the past week, to an average of ...

Binion’s casino briefly evacuated after kitchen fire

An exterior view of Binion's in Downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011.

Binion’s was evacuated this morning after a small fire in a restaurant kitchen deep fryer, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Nobody was injured. The fire was ...

Off-Strip resorts host unique events to reach new customers

David Wight returns a volley as he warms up on the courts during the Sin City Showdown pickleball tournament at the Plaza Hotel on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

n early April, nearly 250 people from across the U.S. and Canada converged on the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas for the Sin City Showdown, one of few tournaments in Southern Nevada sanctioned by the USA Pickleball Association. Say what now? “Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country,” Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel said of this fast-paced racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis, and has about 2.5 million players, according to ...

The real key to success is cultivating great relationships

We are all in business to make money, and strong relationships help us do that. Just as important is the personal fulfillment that comes from all these positive interactions.

The Notes: May 21-27

In the People: Anthony Stelluto, Brian Blakley, Scott Sellers, John Tsarpalas, Rosamari McNulty, Stewart Wilson, Dr. Eva Littman, Josh Ford and more ...

Damage control versus doing the right thing

Social media was never meant to be a place where customer service issues were handled. But that’s the way it has evolved, at least in part because companies avoid dealing with problems their policies create until the collective voices rain down on them via their Facebook and Twitter profiles.

The Data: May 21-27, 2017

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]

The List: Residential care facilities, May 21, 2017

Find out about residential care facilities. This week, we rank them by number of of licensed beds as of May 1.

CEO: Surround yourself with smarter people

Ashley Morris bought Capriotti’s in 2008. The sandwich shop was founded in 1976 in Delaware by Lois Margolet and her brother, Alan Margolet. They named the restaurant after their grandfather.

The CEO of Capriottii’s talks about the importance of being surrounded by smarter people than you, his favorite sandwich on the menu, and whether or not a cashier should lend money to the vice president of the United States when he’s short on cash.

Husband and wife trying to create a market for a ‘bucket-list experience’

Jared and Shannon DeBehnke own Elite Motor Rentals in downtown Las Vegas, where customers can cruise the streets in the three-wheeled Polaris Slingshot.

Those looking for a different way to see Las Vegas can find it in a three-wheeled convertible.

Introducing Health Care Quarterly's 2017 Top Doctors

Introducing Health Care Quarterly's 2017 Top Doctors

Any time you have the chance to make more educated decisions about you or your family’s health, you should take advantage of it. Health Care Quarterly is proud to bring you its 2017 Top Doctors ...

New officers for business alliance discuss growth, quality of life and navigating downtown Las Vegas

A mural by artist Jerry Misko, bottom, is shown at the Emergency Arts building in downtown Las Vegas Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.

The Downtown Vegas Alliance was created in 2008 to attract and grow businesses, invest in development and generally improve quality of life in the area. Now 60 members strong, it has built partnerships with the business community, the nonprofit sector and the city of Las Vegas.

Billionaire investor makes a comeback at premier hedge fund conference in Las Vegas

Steven A. Cohen, the founder of SAC Capital Advisors, in Los Angeles, Oct. 6, 2016. Cohen unexpectedly appeared at a lavish hedge fund conference in Las Vegas in May 2017, renewing speculation that he is planning to return to the field once a two-year ban he agreed to with the Securities and Exchange Commission expires in 2018.

Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen may be barred from managing outside money until next year, but he has already hinted that he plans to get back into the hedge game. The most telling ...

Cyber security executive addresses Interop in LV

Kevin Mandia, chief executive officer of FireEye, speaks at the Interop technology conference at MGM Grand on May 17, 2017.

Concerns about cyber security, always humming in the background, escalate when attacks such as this week’s WannaCry make headlines worldwide. ...

Golfers can bet on skills in tourneys at MGM Grand's Level Up lounge

Golfstream is hosting a skill-based golf tournament for cash and prizes this weekend at Level Up lounge in MGM Grand.

Golfing with your buddies likely already has an element of wagering involved, but now you can bet on your skills in a casino setting. ...