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Sands 1Q profit beats predictions. thanks to Macau

Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. said its first-quarter net income rose 36 percent due to a strong performance in Macau, the world's largest gambling market. Billionaire CEO Sheldon Adelson said Thursday the company delivered …

Subtle surprises fuel today’s green business tactics

Desert landscape is shown outside a Southwest Medical Associates location in Las Vegas on Aug. 3, 2009.

Born of the hippie, flower-child culture of the 1960s, the modern environmentalist movement in business today is in many ways about ...

Mortgage lenders see big drop in business with end of refi boom

A home for sale in Henderson.

Residential mortgage lending has been in a nosedive since the end of the refinancing boom last year, heralding leaner times for ...

Caesars, Pinnacle among those pursuing upstate New York casinos

Groups hoping to secure the rights to open a casino in upstate New York include hometown business owners as well as gambling giants like Caesars, Genting Group and Foxwoods, state gambling officials announced Thursday. In all...

Passenger traffic at Las Vegas airport hits 3.7 million in March

Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport

Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport continued its upward trajectory in March. Data released today shows...

$66 million expansion planned for Mandalay Bay convention center

A view of Mandalay Bay taken from a helicopter Monday, May 21, 2012.

The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas announced a $66 million expansion project that will boost its convention center from the seventh-largest to the fifth-largest in the United States. Company officials said Thursday...

New Jersey finds ‘poker tourism’ increasing for online games

Casino industry representatives and exhibitors watch an online poker game during industry's G2E conference, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, in Las Vegas.

On any given Sunday, Mike Azzaro will travel from his home in Yonkers, N.Y., to a Ramsey, N.J., hotel room for the night. The reason is not glamorous, but it is profitable ...

With a swipe of the smartphone, loyalty punch cards becoming obsolete

The days of the "buy-10-get-one-free" loyalty punch card are as numbered as the ...

Spurned in attempt to buy NFC Championship tickets, Las Vegan sues NFL, Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks' Heath Farwell leads his team onto the field during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

A Las Vegas football fan has filed a federal lawsuit seeking $50 million because he couldn’t buy tickets to the NFC Championship game in Seattle due to …

Allegiant Travel reports 7 percent rise in quarterly earnings

In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, an Allegiant Air jetliner flies over the the the New York-New York Hotel & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

The parent company of Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, a discount carrier that connects small cities to resort destinations, reported earnings today for the quarter ending March 31. The carrier, with small base fares and lots of add-on fees...

Joe Downtown: Just opened, O Face doughnuts already packing them in

The mere fact that two of its morning offerings contained bacon is a sign that O Face is on the right track. Another sign: by 10 a.m., a rush of customers...

California mom, TSA settle breast milk lawsuit

A Southern California woman who was detained at the Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has …

Spirit to offer nonstop daily service from McCarran to Kansas City

A Spirit Airlines jet takes off from McCarran International Airport on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011.

Low-fare carrier Spirit Airlines today announced it would offer daily nonstop flights between Las Vegas and Kansas City beginning …

Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO

In this file photo, originally released by HBO in 2007, Edie Falco portrays Carmela Soprano and James Gandolfini is Tony Soprano in a scene from one of the last episodes of the hit HBO dramatic series "The Sopranos." Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire."

Fans of classic HBO shows like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" will soon have access to those series and more through Amazon Prime in the first online streaming deal signed by the cable network. Starting on May 21...

Adelson to address UNLV Hotel College students

Sheldon Adelson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., listens to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during the Republican Jewish Coalition Spring Leadership Meeting at the Venetian Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson will discuss the hospitality industry with UNLV Hotel College students next month. Adelson, board chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands, will talk about leadership challenges ...