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In this June 6, 2013, photo, a dealer waits as a gambler places chips on a roulette table at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City N.J.
New Jersey lets MGM keep half of Borgata casino
Sept. 10, 2014
New Jersey casino regulators on Wednesday let MGM Resorts back into the Atlantic City casino market. The Casino Control Commission voted to let MGM reclaim its 50 percent ownership of ...
The Revel casino is seen Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City.
Revel says it has $90M offer to buy shuttered casino
Sept. 10, 2014
A Florida developer has offered $90 million for the Revel Casino Hotel that shut down last week. The casino said in the bankruptcy court filing that ...
NV Energy customers to pick up tab for one Tesla incentive
Sept. 10, 2014
NV Energy customers in Northern Nevada will pay an estimated $1 more a year to compensate for one incentive proposed to bring a Tesla battery factory to the state. Under the proposal ...
Senate off to a slow, lurching start in considering Tesla tax breaks
Sept. 10, 2014
The Senate was off at a snail’s pace Wednesday for a special session of the Legislature to consider tax breaks for a Tesla auto battery plant. Gov. Brian Sandoval issued a proclamation for ...
Lawmakers to determine if Tesla must pay prevailing wages
Sept. 10, 2014
Gov Brian Sandoval has kept quiet about whether Tesla is a public project, given its proposed $1.2 billion in tax credits and abatements. That’s one of the issues a special session of the Legislature will be confronted with when ...
Governor issues proclamation for special session on Tesla
Sept. 10, 2014
Shortly before midnight Tuesday, Gov. Brian Sandoval issued the official proclamation calling a special session of the Legislature for today to give $1.2 billion in tax benefits to Tesla Motors Inc. to locate in Nevada. The proclamation was made public at ...
A banner welcoming Tesla to Nevada is hung on the US Bank building south of the downtown Reno casino district Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. State lawmakers planned to meet in a special legislative session in Carson City on Wednesday to consider a package of tax breaks and incentives worth as much as $1.3 billion to seal a deal to bring the electric car maker's $5 billion lithium battery "gigafactory'' to an industrial park in the state.
Carson City all-nighter: Lawmakers left with little time to review $1.3B Tesla package
Sept. 10, 2014
On the eve of today’s special legislative session, the public and many lawmakers were still in the dark about legislation relating to the tax incentives Gov. Brian Sandoval offered to ...
Construction is in progress at Las Vegas Premium Outlets-North on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.
More parking, more stores coming to Premium Outlets-North
Sept. 10, 2014
Las Vegas Premium Outlets-North is expanding again. Management of the mall, which is on Grand Central Parkway near the Spaghetti Bowl, has expanded a parking garage with 780 more spots and is building ...
This 2012 file photo shows a home for sale in Henderson.
‘Only a matter of time’: Las Vegas home prices flatten out
Sept. 9, 2014
Las Vegas housing prices were flat last month as the market slows down from its meteoric recovery from the recession. The median sales price of single-family homes in August was ...
The Starship Enterprise, 1992, is a proposed mega-attraction designed by Landmark Entertainment Group with a life-sized ship as long as the Eiffel Tower, in permanent dry dock on Fremont Street.
Visit the Vegas that never happened: A look back at projects that fizzled
Sept. 9, 2014
Like chips on a busy craps table, attractions based on Elvis, Titanic, "Star Trek" and many more have come and gone in Las Vegas. Visit the Vegas that never happened ...
Company takes data-rich approach to helping hotels set room rates
Sept. 9, 2014
Two former Wynn executives and a San Francisco technology industry leader are using big data to try to change the way hotels ...
The shuttered Crazy Horse Too gentlemen's club on Industrial Road, as seen Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
Crazy Horse Too closed again: What went wrong?
Sept. 7, 2014
One of the most famous, and infamous, gentlemen's clubs in Las Vegas reopened last year after a long hiatus, but on a temporary license. A mix of unexpected tragedy and bad behavior conspired to prevent the establishment from earning a permanent license — for now.
Melissa Roche sits on her cabinet in Parlor 430 on Monday, July 28, 2014. She is a local interior designer and Season 2 winner on HGTVs "Brother vs. Brother."
TV competition a Catch-22 for local designer
Sept. 7, 2014
Melissa Roche, who recently appeared on the reality TV show “Brother vs. Brother” talks about the drama of the competition, design trends in Las Vegas and the people who have influenced her career.
Exterior of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Las Vegas fights to stay ahead of convention competition
Sept. 7, 2014
In terms of tourism, Las Vegas is the proverbial Joneses that other cities try to keep up with. And the city is making a big investment to keep it that way ...
The Data: Sept. 7-13
Sept. 7, 2014
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