Analysts say Rio’s Summerlin deal will keep them in the green.
The Rio Hotel and Casino Inc.’s plans to build a hotel/casino in Summerlin has gaming analysts optimistic about the company’s future.
Federal gaming tax forecast
Expect a federal gaming tax in three to five years, said Frank Fahrenkopf, president of the American Gaming Association, the gaming industry’s main Washington lobbying group.
Bennett: He’s still on the prowl for the right property
Okay, you made Circus Circus Hotel and Casino a big money maker, you built the Excalibur and the Luxor, and you just settled a lawsuit with the company you used to run.
Circus Circus: Did it end up with a bargain or burden?
They won the battle, but did Circus Circus win the war after settling with former. Chairman Bill Bennett?
Gaming board scurries to keep pace with techno-revolution
Technology is rapidly changing the face of gaming.
Gaming’s future: A cashless casino?
Future casinos may not feature aliens and bizarre blue drinks a la Star Wars, but the Nintendo-playing youth of today will feel more at home in them.
IGT CEO says company lull temporary.
What, me worry? That’s the view of John J. Russell, CEO of International Game Technology, as he faces Tuesday’s annual stockholders’ meeting.
New York-New York waiting for its turn in flyover battle.
Pro-wrestling never had a bout this colorful.
Riding gaming’s coattails: How other businesses have done it.
As each new casino-hotel opens, a ripple washes over the local economy.
Sega’s move into gaming could tell the future
Vegas-based Sega Gaming, a division of the $4-billion video-game giant Sega Enterprises Ltd., will be entering the domestic gaming market soon…
Sport of Kings to be auctioned
The property that once housed the defunct Sport of Kings race book will be sold March 30 at a public auction.
With Hacienda cash, Sahara Gaming makes its move
That’s where Sahara Gaming boss Paul Lowden sees his company with the $80 million in cash it got from selling the Hacienda.
IGBE has some different exhibitors
This year’s International Gaming and Business Exposition had a few unusual exhibitors — making it a bit more interesting.
Other Business Stories
Las Vegas getting smarter, older and more Hispanic
People from outside Nevada may think Las Vegans are mostly showgirls and blackjack dealers, but Las Vegans would probably disagree.
Vegas manufacturing–it’s not just slot machines anymore
People are making stuff in Las Vegas. Lots of stuff.
Racing legend sparking new industry in Vegas
Expertise in racing could rival slots technology in Southern Nevada if Carroll Shelby’s company is the seed its president says it is.
SIGN LANGUAGE: YESCO SAYS LAS VEGAS TO MILLIONS OF PEOPLE
Exclusive Interview with John Williams
As Las Vegas division manager and ice president of Young Electric Sign Co. (YESCO), John Williams has a lot on his hands…
MGM FIGHTS TO GET BIG TICKET BOUTS
Exclusive interview with Bill Doak and Mark Prows
On Saturday Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield will meet at the MGM Grand’s Grand Garden Arena for their second fight. The event has…
FM BATTLING AM IN NEWS RADIO WARS
The addition of another all-news radio station in Las Vegas means a new battle is at hand for a station which once had the market to itself…
UNLV’S SUPERCOMPUTER AND DIAPERS: DON’T POO-POO THE CONNECTION
This isn’t more fluff on the wonders of high-tech: UNLV’s supercomputer can actually keep businesses from getting soaked. Take Dow Chemical…
HEY, BRING BACK MY BULLDOZER!
Heavy equipment thefts are costing contractors $3.6 million annually…
Police and Emergency Reporting
THE CASE THAT WON’T CLOSE
When Linda Ciaffone’s husband was murdered two years ago in a Henderson casino, her world fell apart…
PLANE LEAVING SCHOOL CRASHES
A small plane crashed Tuesday morning near Vo Tech school, injuring the pilot and just missing a truck…
A body was found on one side of Black Mountain and a severed head on the other…
SUICIDE, ALLEGED BATTERY COMPLICATE SUIT
Assistant city attorney Ron Sailon may defend the city of Henderson in Federal Courtroom, fighting…
MANPOWER LIMITS ENFORCEMENT
Most people in Henderson probably have a least favorite intersection (part of a series).
WHERE ARE LIGHTS WARRANTED?
Warrants are the specifications or requirements used to determine, if and when…(part of a series)
EXPLOSION/TITANIUM LABORATORY/ SERIES OF DRUG RAIDS
An explosion ripped a hole in the roof of an old building at the Kerr-McGee Chemical plant…
Miscellaneous Henderson Features
WOMAN LOOKS BACK ON ROLE IN WATERGATE
Barbara Beck is a Henderson homemaker, a mother of two and a volunteer at St. Thomas More Catholic Church who, 20 years ago, helped changed American history
STATISTICS REVEAL A YOUNG, PROSPEROUS CITY
Just what are the people in Henderson LIke?
The Timet Strike: A series of articles written about the labor dispute between Timet and the Steelworkers Union Local 4856
TIMET, UNION REACH BRINK
STRIKE REACHES SIXTH DAY
STEELWORKERS RALLY SUPPORT
STRIKERS PICKET BUCK’S HOME
TIMET DISPUTE TURNS UGLY
UNION TARGET IN RAIDS
TIMET HIRES REPLACEMENT WORKERS
TIMET STRIKE ENDS