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In this May 11, 2014, photo, fans watch the opening ceremony of the "League of Legends" season four World Championship Final between South Korea and China's Royal Club in Paris. Around the world, fans gather en masse to watch video game players compete in high-stakes tournaments. Fans also bet on the outcomes.
Competitive video gaming could be the next step for bettors in Nevada
Oct. 7, 2015
In Nevada, gamblers can wager on a wide range of sporting events: football, boxing, horse racing and, as of earlier this year, the Olympics, to name a few. What if video games were added to that list someday? E-sports has already ...
The JetBlue terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York is shown Jan. 6, 2014.
JetBlue plants a seed with farm-to-tray-table concept
Oct. 7, 2015
JetBlue Airways is trying to bring a little bit of country to the city — opening its own "farm" at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The 24,000 square-foot space — less than half the size of a football field — outside JFK's Terminal 5 is meant to ...
ESPN cuts sponsored DraftKings content from shows
Oct. 6, 2015
ESPN is cutting sponsored DraftKings content from within shows but continues broadcasting commercials from the daily fantasy sports site. That's according to ESPN Outside the Lines host Bob Ley, who revealed the shift ...
An exterior view of SLS Las Vegas.
Sam Nazarian’s SBE Entertainment will no longer manage SLS
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 ...
U.S. stocks mostly lower in midday trading; DuPont jumps
Oct. 6, 2015
tocks were mostly lower in midday trading Tuesday, taking a pause after five straight days of gains. DuPont's shares soared on news that its embattled CEO will retire, while ...
Hines Interests and Oaktree Capital Management are trying to sell 18 office buildings in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas. The portfolio includes the building at 10000 W. Charleston Blvd., as seen above on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.
Almost 900,000 square feet of Summerlin office space placed on the market
Oct. 6, 2015
Las Vegas brokers with CBRE Group last week listed more than 895,000 square feet, spread across 18 buildings, that Hines Interests and Oaktree Capital Management bought in fall 2012 as part of a $119.5 million portfolio purchase ...
Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Conservative think tank attacks NV Energy plan to build new power plant
Oct. 6, 2015
The Beacon Hill Institute, a conservative think tank backed by the Koch brothers, released a report Monday condemning a new, $1 billion natural gas plant proposed by NV Energy. The institute ...
Several Vons and Albertsons stores across the valley were converted into Haggen grocery stores in June.
Haggen to sell one of its Southern Nevada stores to Smart & Final
Oct. 5, 2015
Grocery chain Haggen has found buyers for 36 of its stores in California and Nevada. it will sell one Nevada store and 27 in Southern California to Smart & Final LLC. They will sell eight Southern California stores to ...
A view of the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.
Data hack at Trump hotel in Las Vegas, 6 others confirmed
Oct. 5, 2015
Customer credit and debit card numbers may have been stolen at seven Trump hotels after its payment systems were hacked for over a year. The Trump Hotel Collection said on its website that hackers gained access to ...
Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, gives a keynote address at the South By Southwest V2V tech conference for entrepreneurs at the Cosmopolitan Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
Zappos CEO on Downtown Project: People expected us to do what local government should have been doing
Oct. 5, 2015
Two years ago, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh said he would have felt unsafe walking around the area where Container Park now sits on Fremont Street and 7th Street. Not only does Hsieh now feel safe, less than two years since ...
Patrick Lindsey is the new tournament director of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Golf tournament follows through on promise to children
Oct. 5, 2015
The new tournament director of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open discusses his goals and expectations for the golf tournament, his favorite business-lunch spots in the valley and the one team he’ll cheer for against the Rebels.
The Notes: Philanthropy, Oct. 4-10
Oct. 5, 2015
In the Notes: Matt Smith Physical Therapy, Blue Man Group, Towbin Dodge, MGM Resorts International, Opportunity Village, Station Casinos, Nellis Air Force Base, McDonald's, Three Square Food Bank, Centennial Hyundai and more ...
Las Vegas Bowl is a win for everyone involved
Oct. 5, 2015
When a group of city leaders, led by Rossi Ralenkotter, worked with the NCAA to bring a matchup of champions from the old Big West and Mid-American conferences here in the early 1990s, few would have predicted the game would become one of the biggest annual events in a place so well known for big doings.
Stanley Hu spent years in the fashion and shoe industry before founding his company, LIUID, which stands for Loyalty, Inspiration, Unity, Innovation, Difference.
These shoes are made for moving the community forward
Oct. 5, 2015
Stanley Hu worked for years in the fashion and shoe industry, becoming an expert in product development and manufacturing, before launching his new company, which is based on the words Loyalty, Inspiration, Unity, Innovation and Difference.
Larry White of Puyallup, Wash. drives off the eighth tee at the Palm Valley Golf Course in Summerlin Monday Sept. 28, 2015. The area of dead grass at left (in yellow) will be converted into desert landscaping to save water.
Golf courses are pioneers of conservation in Southern Nevada
Oct. 5, 2015
Since 2002, when the Southern Nevada Water Authority introduced a drought-response plan that limits annual golf course water budgets, golf course owners, operators and ...

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