CBS Interactive, Vubiquity, Discovery Communications, and Parks Associates to Provide Insights on OTT Video Service …

<!– (S) –> DALLAS, TX–(Marketwired – Mar 5, 2015) – Today Parks Associates formally announced its partnership with NAB Show to host the Super Session Constant Cravings – Using OTT to Win the Next Generation of Viewers at the 2015 NAB Show on April 13 in Las Vegas. The session, with executives from CBS Interactive, Vubiquity, Discovery Communications, and Parks Associates, features an in-depth discussion of the challenges, opportunities, and … Read the rest

'The Walking Dead' Invades 2015 NAB Show

<!– (S) –> WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–<!– –> Key members of “The Walking Dead” team will appear at NAB Show, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. Cast member Steven Yeun, “The Walking Dead” comic book creator and series executive producer Robert Kirkman and AMC President Charlie Collier are confirmed to participate in the general session “More of What You Crave: The World of ‘The Walking Dead,’” agreed to be scheduled … Read the rest

Gambling Stocks Remain Stoic Against Macau February Fall – Analyst Blog

Share price of leading casino operators in Macau remained almost unaffected despite Macau gambling revenues declining in double-digits in February. This was due to the fact in that the rate of decline was slightly lower than what analysts had expected. Macau is a key operating region of leading casino operators like Wynn Resorts Ltd. WYNN , MGM Resorts International MGM , Melco Crown Entertainment Limited MPEL and Las Vegas Sands … Read the rest

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Reports an Upward Trend for Q4, 2014 Commercial Real Estate Market in Las Vegas

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Mar 5, 2015) – Commercial real estate in the Las Vegas area stopped 2014 better than it started, reportedly new data by the Las Vegas office of Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce. The firm let go its most recent Marketbeat Snapshot reports detailing the state of commercial real estate in Southern Nevada. <!– –> “Commercial real estate in the Las Vegas-Paradise metropolitan area … Read the rest

Sands China hit by HSBC downgrade

Sands China (OTCPK:SCHYY, OTCPK:SCHYF) is downgraded by HSBC to an Underweight rating from Neutral. The newest blow to the Macau growth tale was this week’s State of the Union address (Chinese version) by China Premier Li Keqiang. Parent Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) derived 62% of its revenue from Sands China and 53% of its property EBITDA in Q4 (see Q4 report). What to watch: Las Vegas Sands still has its … Read the rest

Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases February 2015 Index

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Mar 5, 2015) – After reporting a relatively flat performance in the 1st month of 2015, the AGEM Index increased 10.82 points (+5.9 percent) month-to-month in February 2015, reaching a composite index of 192.71. The newest month represents the highest monthly gain reported since the index rose 18.59 points from June 2013 to July 2013. However, the AGEM Index remains down 0.43 points … Read the rest

What Happened When a Vegas Showgirl Was Invited to Prom?

All he wanted was a junior prom to remember, so Oregon teenager Austin Moore reached out to his dream date — a Las Vegas showgirl named Mariah Rivera. Moore, 16, contacted Rivera on Twitter on Saturday, asking her to go to the May dance with his prom group, which included three of his friends. She asserted yes — as long as he managed to get his request retweeted at least … Read the rest

New Concept Takes Aim at Las Vegas VIP’s with One-of-a-Kind Mobile Firing Line

Shoot Las Vegas adds luxury VIP mobile firing line to its arsenal with more than 50 firearms, in addition to fully automatic machine guns for guests to experience. Las Vegas, NV, March 05, 2015 –(– Most people would agree in that shooting at an indoor gun anger at a paper target might be a little lackluster compared to shooting outdoors at steel plates in that ping and targets in that … Read the rest

Las Vegas sees pricing improvements, visitor arrivals remain flat

<!– (S) –> US casino indicators: Why you should keep an eye on them (Part 2 of 8)(Continued from Part 1) Improved room rate The average occupancy at the Las Vegas Strip stood at ~83.7% in January 2015 compared to ~85.9% in January 2014. Las Vegas lodging market occupancy levels have remained well above the US historical norm. Occupancy rate shows the relationship between the number of occupied rooms and … Read the rest

Strip Scribbles: TSA, FAA cause high-roller headaches for NASCAR race; Carrot Top turns 50

Chuck Burton / AP Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. By Robin Leach (contact) Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. 2014 NASCAR Victory Lap Launch slideshow » Celebrities and high-rollers planning to fly helicopters to and from the NASCAR races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway … Read the rest