Las Vegas Business News

As it embraces Las Vegas, NFL is awash in gambling contradictions

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016.

The league continues to fight legal efforts that would effectively let states other than Nevada and Delaware introduce sports gambling even as leagues like the NBA and the NHL, which have stood with the NFL in court, have softened their stance on the issue...

The latest technology for vending machines displayed in Las Vegas

Attendees stream about the National Automatic Merchandising Association Show within the Venetian Convention Center on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

The days of dropping a few coins in a vending machine, making your selection and yanking your choice behind the metal door at the bottom could be nearing an end. The National Automatic Merchandising Association displayed the latest and greatest in the vending machine world at this year’s NAMA OneShow, which ended ...

Decision expected next month in legal dispute over Elvis exhibit

In this April 23, 2015, photo, a woman tours an Elvis exhibition on the first day of "Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition, The Show, The Experience" at Westgate Las Vegas. Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by the casino, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back.

Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by Westgate Las Vegas, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back from a short-lived exhibit. The items, including stage outfits, jewelry and letters, remain locked up at the casino site where the now-shuttered ...

Local survey: Strong housing market, shrinking jobless rate drive optimism

A view of a home in the Sagewood community in Henderson. A quarterly survey on business owners released Wednesday predicts continued growth in local housing prices following a rare winter upswing that saw the median resale price climb to $242,000.

A surging housing market defying its typical seasonal slump and an unemployment rate steadying after the recession provide optimism for Southern Nevada’s ...

Stadium Authority to discuss terms of Raiders lease Thursday

A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.

Seismic events followed the first meeting in which the Raiders discussed a lease proposal with the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board. Expect nothing quite so significant to emerge from Thursday’s Stadium Authority board meeting. While the session will be the first since NFL owners approved last month the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas in 2020, work on refining the lease draft continued ...

Indictment of ‘Vegas Dave’ illustrates how casinos use Social Security numbers

Using the wrong Social Security number in a casino can cost you millions of dollars and land you in jail as one professional sports bettor is finding out ...

Instead of Water Street, Makers & Finders looks to Summerlin

Myra Muntean makes a coffee at Makers & Finders Urban Coffee Bar, 1120 S. Main St., in downtown Las Vegas shortly after its opening in 2014. The coffee shop is seeking to open a second location in the Summerlin area.

Independent coffee shop and eatery Makers & Finders Urban Coffee Bar has scrapped its Henderson expansion plan for now, but a second location in Summerlin is brewing ...

State Senate OKs paid sick leave for private sector

Nevada state senators are advancing a measure that would require many private businesses to provide full-time workers with at least three paid sick days per year. The proposal would apply to people working at ...

Las Vegas an architectural wasteland? No way, says author of new book

A Dome of the Sea postcard shows a seascape restaurant at the Dunes Hotel.  From the book The Strip: Las Vegas and the Architecture of the American Dream by Stefan Al.

Las Vegas has taken a beating from the architecture establishment over the years, with critics characterizing the city’s resorts and casinos as a carnival of ...

Applications for 'Las Vegas Raiders' name off the mark

Matt Gutierrez carries a Raiders flag by a sign welcoming visitors to Las Vegas, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. Experts say acquiring a trademark for a brand as famous as the Raiders is next to impossible.

Like a half-dozen others who paid up to $275 to apply for the Las Vegas Raiders name when news of the team’s potential move surfaced on Jan. 29, 2016, Lane Blue saw ...

Google buys 1,200 acres for data center in Northern Nevada

Google, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., has purchased 1,200 acres in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.

Google has become the latest big-name tenant at the 100,000-acre Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. Documents show 1,200 acres ...

Structural engineers are silent heroes

Imagine if the winds experienced over the past weeks were not adequately resisted and buildings, bridges or signs failed. The damage would have been catastrophic for thousands of people and devastating for the local economy.

The Data: April 16-22

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The List: Skilled nursing facilities, April 16, 2017

Find out about skilled nursing facilities. This week, we rank them by certified beds as of April 12.

Why creating a community-oriented business culture is a great investment

Why creating a community-oriented business culture is a great investment

People magazine’s recent Companies That Care list highlighted firms that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating respect, compassion and concern for their employees, their communities and the environment. By any standard, then, Las Vegas’ business community reflects the best that our nation has to offer.