DOWNTOWN GRAND OPENING HOTEL MONDAY

Casinos aren't allowed to reopen until Thursday, but the Downtown Grand is ready to start welcoming hotel guests Monday.

MACAO REVENUE DOWN IN MAY; SANDS ISSUES REDUCED PROFITS WARNING

Macao endured its eighth straight month of declining gaming revenue in May and separately, Las Vegas Sands issued an SEC notice to...

 
 
 

LVCVA FLIPS SWITCH ON NEW AD PROMOTING REOPENING OF LAS VEGAS

Tourism leaders say it won't be as easy as flipping a switch, but a new TV ad debuting Monday shows the Strip in big lights coming...

WILL LAS VEGAS CASINOS' SAFETY PLANS HELP LURE BACK VISITORS?

Experts say the transparency is just another way companies can reassure guests and employees that their facilities are safe enough...

 
 
 

IT'S ‘ABOUT TIME' LAS VEGAS CASINOS REOPEN, TOURIST SAYS

Tourists from across the United States are planning their return to Sin City.

HOLD YOUR BREATH, LAS VEGAS: REOPENING BRINGS GREAT MYSTERY

Be it a trickle of interest or downpour of support, how tourists and locals respond to casinos opening will determine the town's bottom...

 
 
 

LAS VEGAS CASINOS TO REOPEN THURSDAY WITH MANY UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

Guests won't have to wear face coverings, smoking will be allowed and social distancing protocols will be tough to uphold as Nevada...

NEVADANS HEAD BACK TO WORK, BUT STILL NO UNEMPLOYMENT PAY

A number of Nevadans may likely receive a paycheck from their job before payments from the Department of Employment, Training, and...

 
 
 

THERMAL CAMERAS LATEST ‘EYES IN THE SKY' AT LAS VEGAS CASINOS

Casino operators have enhanced their health and safety plans in recent months, with some installing thermal cameras at entrances to...

CASINO SUPPLIERS FEEL THE STING OF COVID-19, TOO

Supply companies - those who work behind the scenes making sure Las Vegas resort-casinos are stocked up on food, clothes, fresh laundry...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK COULD SPEED CASHLESS GAMING TO NEVADA CASINOS

Everi Holdings Inc. and Scientific Games Corp. are on the verge of commercializing digital wallet products that could bring cashless...

HUGHES CHAIRMAN TOUTS SUMMERLIN AS POSSIBLE TESLA HQ RELOCATION SITE

Hughes Corp. chairman Bill Ackman tweeted May 21 that Tesla boss Elon Musk should consider one of the developer's master-planned communities...

 
 
 

AS EXPECTED, LAS VEGAS VISITATION HIT ALL-TIME LOWS IN APRIL

The impact of the coronavirus was expected to be great in April and LVCVA statistics bear that out

DETR WORKER TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

The head of the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation said Friday that a department employee has tested positive for...

 
 
 

DETR WORKER TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS, UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DROP

The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilition is set to host its second weekly media briefing Friday morning, led by DETR...

LAS VEGAS HOMEBUILDING SLOWS IN APRIL, BUT REPORT SHOWS PROMISING SIGNS

Homebuilding activity dropped sharply in Las Vegas last month amid the pandemic-sparked economic shutdown. But the worst may be over...

 
 
 

STATE GAMING WIN DOWN 99.6% IN APRIL WITH CORONAVIRUS CLOSURES

Clark County win was down 99.5 percent from a year ago with the only win coming from scattered bets from companies with sports betting...

HOMEBUILDING SLOWS IN APRIL BUT REPORT SHOWS PROMISING SIGNS

Homebuilding activity dropped sharply in Las Vegas last month amid the pandemic-sparked economic shutdown. But as sales volume ticks...

 
 
 

LAS VEGAS GYMS NOT RUSHING TO REOPEN FRIDAY

When gyms begin to reopen Friday, those itching to get back can expect a variety of changes from workout reservations, closed saunas...

STATION CASINOS EXTENDS PAY FOR WORKERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Station Casinos is extending regular pay and benefits for all full-time team members through Wednesday, one day before it will reopen...

 
 
 



Atlanta-based Coca-Cola, Delta CEOs speak out against racism in wake of...

Atlanta-based Coca-Cola, Delta CEOs speak out against racism in wake of protests against police brutality

As protesters faced off against National Guard troops near Centennial Park after George Floyd's death while under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, some of Atlanta's... Read more ...

How COVID-19 is accelerating the need for digital B2B payments

How COVID-19 is accelerating the need for digital B2B payments

By James Anderson, executive vice president of global commercial products, Mastercard In offices around the world, millions of dollars are waiting. Checks are piling up in the... Read more ...

Construction Spending Decreased in April

Construction Spending Decreased in April

From the Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending decreased in April: Construction spending during April 2020 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual... Read more ...

Apple closes stores across the US over safety concerns amid George Floyd...

Apple closes stores across the US over safety concerns amid George Floyd protests

On May 25, a 46-year-old black man named George Floyd died in Minneapolis after a white police officer pinned his knee to Floyd's neck for several minutes during an... Read more ...

Lockdowns ease in Florida, Europe with new tourism rules

Lockdowns ease in Florida, Europe with new tourism rules

ROME - The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe to the United States on Monday, even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears... Read more ...

Facebook employees stage virtual walkout in protest of company's stance on...

Facebook employees stage virtual walkout in protest of company's stance on Trump posts

Some Facebook employees are virtually walking out today to challenge the company's lack of response to President Donald Trump's posts pertaining to protests in light of the... Read more ...

The Latest: Pakistan says it's relaxing a ban on tourism

The Latest: Pakistan says it's relaxing a ban on tourism

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems... Read more ...

Seattle's mayor says white men are responsible for 'much of the violence and...

Seattle's mayor says white men are responsible for 'much of the violence and destruction' across the US following George Floyd's death

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan said Monday that white men are responsible for "much of the violence and destruction" in the city and across the US. "I want to acknowledge that much... Read more ...

Stocks pull back on Wall Street as trade worries flare again

Stocks pull back on Wall Street as trade worries flare again

Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as traders worry that trade tensions could flare again with China and as protests spread across the U.S. against police brutality... Read more ...

Fauci just criticized Moderna for touting preliminary data on its...

Fauci just criticized Moderna for touting preliminary data on its coronavirus vaccine, but said the results look 'very promising'

Several companies have been racing to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, and research efforts are moving faster than ever before. Moderna, which just entered its... Read more ...