Wynn: City would ‘go bonkers’ when it hosts Super Bowl

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By Thomas Moore (contact)Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – 4:26 p.m. Wynn Resorts Ltd, which owns and operates the Wynn and Encore in Las Vegas as well as Wynn Macau and the Wynn Palace in Macau, reported its first-quarter financial results Tuesday. Company: Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) 2017 first-quarter results Revenue: $1.48 billion for the… Continued

May 2, 2017

Homes Are Flying Off the Market Faster Than Ever

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By Diana Olick, CNBC Homes are flying off the shelves this spring, as demand rises and supply continues to drop. Record high prices in some local markets are not thwarting hungry buyers, as they rush to take advantage of the lowest mortgage rates of the year. Home sales jumped nearly 9 percent in March compared… Continued

April 27, 2017

With new stadium, Las Vegas will enter race for major events

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By GILBERT MANZANO LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL The Raiders are officially coming to Las Vegas, and that means the palace they’ll play in will soon go under construction. With the Raiders, Southern Nevada is guaranteed at least eight NFL games per year, and that also could come with Super Bowls, Pro Bowls, NFL Drafts and many… Continued

March 30, 2017

NASCAR weekend to offer many events, activities for fans

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LAS VEGAS – Brad Keselowski will begin his bid for a third victory in the past four NASCAR Cup races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from the pole after topping qualifying Friday night. But NASCAR isn’t just about the racing. It’s also about friends and family coming together to live in the in-field and have… Continued

March 13, 2017

Las Vegas Speedway will host two top-tier NASCAR events

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host two top-tier NASCAR races beginning in 2018. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors approved a race sponsorship agreement with the track and parent company Speedway Motorsports Inc. on Wednesday, with this year’s race coming up Sunday. Las Vegas’ win is New… Continued

March 10, 2017

Public marijuana usage stirs debate in Nevada Senate

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By COLTON LOCHHEAD LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL The push to legalize public marijuana consumption won’t go through the Nevada Legislature without hefty opposition from the usual suspects. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard arguments for Senate Bill 236 for the first time Thursday. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, would give local governments the… Continued

March 10, 2017

Southern Nevada home prices continue to rise in February

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By Sun Staff (contact) Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | 5 a.m. Despite an increasingly tight housing supply, the number of Southern Nevada home sales continued to rise in February, the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors reported on Tuesday. The total number of existing local homes, condos and townhomes sold in February was 2,815, up… Continued

March 8, 2017

Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium gets boost from Bank of America

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By JON MARK SARACENO LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL LANTANA, Fla. — Bank of America will back the $1.9 billion Las Vegas football stadium sought by Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, paving the way for the team’s move to Southern Nevada, he told NFL owners Monday. Davis and Raiders President Marc Badain informed the league’s finance committee… Continued

March 7, 2017

Second Las Vegas race could shake up NASCAR schedule

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A vote expected to happen in Las Vegas Wednesday could have a dramatic impact on future NASCAR schedules. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors is scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss and possibly vote on a sponsorship proposal that could result in Las Vegas Motor Speedway adding a second Monster Energy… Continued

March 6, 2017