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  • Las Vegas

    Monday, July 11, 2016

    One of nine sites in Southern Nevada may one day house a 65,000-seat stadium that could bring an NFL team to the area. As officials try to get a better sense of exactly where ...

  • Breaking News

    Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    The most prominent portion of the once-glamorous Riviera, the first high-rise on the Las Vegas Strip, has been wiped off the map to make way for something new. Shortly after 2:30 a.m., the Riviera's 24-story Monaco Tower met a splashy and swift ...

  • Breaking News

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016

    Station Casinos said Tuesday that it is buying the off-Strip Palms resort for $312.5 million, yet another recent example of locals-oriented casino operator expanding in the valley. Red Rock Resorts Inc., Station’s new corporate name following its recent initial public offering, announced that ...

  • Noise

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    The pop star offered a sultry, dynamic combination of material at Mandalay Bay Events Center.

  • Breaking News

    Thursday, April 21, 2016

    Downtown Las Vegas casino owners Derek and Greg Stevens today announced they bought more real estate on Fremont Street ...

  • Business

    Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

    Sam Nazarian, the businessman who led the creation of SLS Las Vegas, is selling his ownership stake in the financially struggling Strip resort and his company will no longer manage the property. San Francisco-based real estate investment firm Stockbridge Capital Partners, which already owns 90 percent of the resort, is buying the 10 percent that Nazarian and ...

  • Business

    Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

    The Riviera has closed, but it will not be forgotten. Parts of it will remain on display elsewhere, and for now the building is still being put to use ...

  • Breaking News

    Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    Resorts World Las Vegas' Chinese theme isn't just for tourists — it should be appealing to Chinese citizens, too. At least that’s what executives sought to impress at ...

  • Las Vegas

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Penn National Gaming said this morning that its acquisition of the Tropicana will cost $360 million. The day after the sale was first reported by VEGAS INC, Penn began to shed light on its vision for the classic property. Penn, a regional gaming company that operates the M Resort in Henderson, reiterated ...

  • Las Vegas

    Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

    What began as a rumor this month is now official: the Las Vegas tourism authority is moving forward with plans to purchase the Riviera so it can be demolished to make room for more convention space. The LVCVA board of directors will meet ...

  • Breaking News

    Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

    Sam Nazarian has been the driving force behind SLS Las Vegas, but he encountered serious difficulty two weeks ago when ...

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

    Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...