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A drink prepared by robotic bartenders is shown in the Tipsy Robot automated bar in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Monday, June 26, 2017. The bar is scheduled to open on Friday.
Bionic bartenders deployed at Las Vegas Strip bar: But can you bend their ear?
June 28, 2017
Tipsy Robot, a 2,500-square-foot bar to open Friday at the Miracle Mile Shops, boasts two robotic bartenders ready to make your favorite concoction any way you like ...
A view of the former New Frontier casino site Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, on Las Vegas Boulevard South. Alon Las Vegas, a hotel-casino project led by Australian businessman James Packer and former Wynn Resorts executive Andrew Pascal, is planned for the site.
What are the prospects of retail on the former New Frontier site on the Strip?
June 27, 2017
It’s a 20-year-old question that investors have spent billions trying to answer: What, if anything, can get built on the site of the New Frontier? Experts speculate ...
Eamon Springall
40 Under 40 Alumni: Danielle Bisterfeldt and Eamon M. Springall
June 26, 2017
Eamon M. Springall and Danielle Bisterfeldt are former honorees of VEGAS INC's 40 Under 40 awards. We caught up with them ...
Lisa Manning and other financial executives were honored at the CFO Awards at Veil Pavilion at the Silverton on June 22, 2017. Manning is flanked by Aric Graham of Umpqua Bank and Gary Vecchiarelli, president of FEI Las Vegas.
VEGAS INC and FEI celebrate the top financial executives in Southern Nevada
June 26, 2017
Hosted by the Las Vegas Chapter of Financial Executives International, the CFO of the Year Awards aim to celebrate executives who have helped their companies reach new pinnacles of success and whose leadership stands out as exemplary...
The List: Third-party commercial property managers, June 25, 2017
June 26, 2017
Find out about third-party commercial property managers. This week, we rank them by square feet managed as of June 1.
Big data, huge potential: Gaming sector could see great gains from acting on rich analytics
Big data, huge potential: Gaming sector could see great gains from acting on rich analytics
June 26, 2017
What would the “Moneyball” casino look like? As a Ph.D. candidate studying big data at UNLV, Ray Cho has given some thought to this question. Cho, who has 20 years of experience in the hotel industry, works as an analyst manager at American Casino & Entertainment Properties. With advancements in computing and machine learning, businesses across ...
The Data: June 25-July 1
June 26, 2017
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
The Notes: June 25-July 1
June 26, 2017
In the Notes: Shannon Wilson, Russel Geist, Christian Stewart, Dr. Lane Smith, Sarah Reed, Renata Follmann, Amy Rossetti, Michelle Luffy, Christy Lou Andersen and more ...
Tax credit could move more families out of poverty
June 26, 2017
One way we help struggling workers in our community is by connecting them with the federal Earned Income Tax Credit. It’s one of our most effective tools to keep people working and help them get a fair shot at a decent life.
Megan Ackaert in her office in Las Vegas, Nev. on June 2, 2017.
Bank exec: Hire good people and empower them
June 26, 2017
One of JPMorgan Chase’s newest market executives talks about developing professional relationships quickly in a new city, the importance of smart hiring decisions and her role as a financial partner to her clients.
Dr. Ryon Parker owns Parker Medical, which delivers health care service in a concierge setting. He says it allows him to develop a stronger relationship with his patients.
Concierge physician: ‘I get to be the small-town doctor I grew up knowing’
June 26, 2017
Dr. Ryon Parker says he has inherited a broken health care system. He created his concierge health care provider in an effort to fix that. He says his business model allows him to focus more on the patient-physician relationship, which yields more satisfying results.
An exterior view of Sunset Station in Henderson Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
How Sunset Station changed the scene
June 26, 2017
It was Station Casinos’ flagship property when it opened in 1997, a resort that easily could have been built on the Strip instead of in suburban Henderson. Sunset Station, now ...
This June 20, 2017, photo released by Douglas County shows the new swimming pool at the Edgewood Tahoe Lodge during its grand opening on the south shore of Lake Tahoe in Stateline, Nev. The $100 million lodge has 154 rooms and was built in conjunction with an ambitious project to protect wetlands and filter stormwater runoff harmful to the lake's clarity. (
New Lake Tahoe lodge praised as boon to economy, environment
June 25, 2017
More than two decades after developers first faced a series of stringent regulations, a $100 million lodge has opened on the south shore of Lake Tahoe to rave reviews from politicians, business leaders and environmentalists. Completion of the ...
Local, state and company officials, including Gov. Brian Sandoval, third from right, mark the start of construction of Aristocrat Technologies' new headquarters on Hualapai Way and the 215 Beltway on June 23, 2017.
Construction begins for game maker Aristocrat's HQ in Summerlin
June 24, 2017
The Howard Hughes Corp. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for Aristocrat Technologies Inc.' new 180,000-square-foot Summerlin facility Friday.. ...
The newly opened The Source dispensary facility in Henderson offers lots of edible marijuana products on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.
Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back on
June 23, 2017
Nevada regulators reaffirmed today that they intend to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1, despite a court order that threatens to scuttle the plan. The licensees could ...