Jeb Bush, in Vegas, distances himself from his family

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distanced himself from his family on Monday as he courted senior citizens in Nevada, the 1st stop in a national tour aimed at key states on the presidential primary calendar. Taking questions in an early voting state for the 1st time this year, the leading Republican White House prospect declared in that each of his family members is different and challenged … Read the rest

These Places Are Better Bets Than Las Vegas

The gaming industry has changed a lot in the last decade, with the fall in Las Vegas, the rise in Macau, and other new gaming spots opening up elsewhere. Now companies like Las Vegas Sands , Wynn Resorts , and MGM Resorts International are looking for the best way to drive future profits. Here’s what the global gaming industry looks like going forward, and why Las Vegas is probably not … Read the rest

House Republican leader Dana Young of Tampa pushes gambling overhaul bill

TALLAHASSEE — House Republican Leader Dana Young, R-Tampa, is pushing a sweeping overhaul in that would expand gaming options at the Seminole Tribe’s Tampa Bay operations and elsewhere statewide. Related News/Archive In Tampa Bay and Jacksonville, wagering on videos of “historical races” would be allowed as a new form of gambling. The seven casinos operated by the Seminole Tribe would moreover see expanded games as they could bid the full … Read the rest

123 Employee Has Announced Strategy For Reducing Entrepreneur Stress

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / March 2, 2015 / 123Employee has recently formally announced their newest tactic for reducing stress in entrepreneurs and little start-up businesses. Although the company provides support to both enterprise and little business users, one of the main concerns in that they have taken on is helping entrepreneurs lessen the stress of starting a new company. 123 Employee began in 2006 as … Read the rest

2015 St. Patrick's Day festivities in Las Vegas

Here is a list of St. Patrick’s Day festivities around the Las Vegas valley. If you would like to submit information for this list, send an email to desk@ktnv.com. ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL IN HENDERSONThe 49th annual yearly Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival will take place March 14. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and features up to 100 entries … Read the rest

Jeb Bush distances himself from family

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distanced himself from his family on Monday as he courted senior citizens in Nevada, the 1st stop in a national tour aimed at key states on the presidential primary calendar.<!– –>Taking questions in an early voting state for the 1st time this year, the leading Republican White House prospect declared in that each of his family members is … Read the rest

Caesars reports 4Q loss

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR) on Monday reported a loss of $1.01 billion in its fourth quarter. The Las Vegas-based company asserted it had a loss of $7 per share. Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were $3.56 per share. The casino controller posted revenue of $2.13 billion in the period. For the year, the company … Read the rest

Wynn Resorts wants Steve Wynn’s ex-wife off board

Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Associated Press Monday, March 2, 2015 | 11:13 a.m. Wynn Resorts Ltd. authorities say they want Steve Wynn’s ex-wife off the board. In a proxy acknowledgment for investors filed Friday the company’s board asserted it would not re-nominate insider Elaine Wynn to the board 'cause of conflict of interest … Read the rest

Man gets 4 to 10 years in prison in Vegas puppy shop fire

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Apologies didn’t sway a Nevada judicial estimate who sentenced a guy on Monday to four to 10 years of time in prison for setting fire to a pet shop where 27 puppies and dogs were rescued after sprinklers doused flames.<!– –>Kirk Bills turned to family members and animal rights advocates in the courtroom and asserted he wished he could take back what he … Read the rest

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Leadership Changes

The tribal authority in that operates Mohegan Sun and two other casinos in Pennsylvania and New Jersey formally announced Monday several changes to its executive management structure as CEO Mitchell Grossinger Etess prepares to retire in the fall. On March 30, Robert J. “Bobby” Soper will become president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. Soper currently oversees the authority’s biggest and most lucrative property, Mohegan Sun in Uncasville. Soper will … Read the rest