Las Vegas News

Clark County 3rd In Nation For Population Gain

You might have noticed some unfamiliar faces around town recently. Clark County welcomed 46,375 new residents — an average of 127 per day — between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2016, according to annual population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read More

15 Things To Do In Las Vegas For Free

So you gave yourself a week or more in Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker. You had your eye on a couple of bracelet events, and you also planned to make some money in the many juicy side games. Read More

Venetian Owner Adelson Tops List Of Wealthy Southern Nevadans

Sheldon Adelson remains the richest man in Las Vegas and ranks 20th among billionaires worldwide. That’s according to Forbes’ latest annual list of billionaires, which featured other Southern Nevadans in the casino business, sports and the restaurant industry. Read More

Drew Brees Sees Las Vegas And New Orleans Presenting Similar Temptations

With the Raiders eventually taking their team to Las Vegas, dropping more than 60 players into the gambling capital of the world, should there be concerns about players falling victim to the Vegas lifestyle? Saints quarterback Drew Brees believes that the situation can be managed, because it’s not all that different from one of the other cities where the NFL has been for decades. Read More

Why Security Expert Says Las Vegas Visitors Should Feel ‘Very, Very Safe’ Here

Acts of terror may be happening more frequently in tourism hot spots around the world, but visitors to Las Vegas are coming to one of the safest destinations in the U.S., a Wynn security official said to a gathering of hospitality executives at the Mandarin Oriental Thursday. Read More

Britney Spears Is Ending Her ‘Piece Of Me’ Las Vegas Residency

It’s the end of an era — at least for Britney Spears. The pop star is ending her Piece of Me residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas this December, Britney’s manager confirmed to Las Vegas Review-Journal. Read More

Minus5 Ice Lounge Opening New Location In Las Vegas — VIDEO

A lounge that has used ice sculptures of guns and computers for corporate events will open its third Strip location before July. Minus5, kept at -5 degrees celsius, 23 degrees Fahrenheit, will open inside Grand Canal Shoppes, Minus5 President Noel Bowman said. He will hire about 30 people. Read More

Former Home Of Las Vegas Strip Club Owner Sells For $6.2M — PHOTOS

One of the largest transactions of the year in Las Vegas’ luxury home market closed March 8 in Queensridge, a neighborhood embroiled in controversy about the shuttering of the community’s Badlands Golf Course. Read More

Mr. Las Vegas .. Airport? The Trick To Naming Places After People Is To Keep Politics Out Of It!

Five years ago, no less an eminence than then-U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid declared that McCarran International Airport needed a new name. Citing the 22-year (1933—1954) Nevada senator’s personal shortcomings, Reid announced that, in his opinion, McCarran’s name “shouldn’t be on anything.” Read More

Las Vegas Strip To Get Esports Arena With Luxor Club Overhaul

With the transformation of a closed nightclub at Luxor, the Strip is getting its first space dedicated for competitive gaming. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday said work on the venue will begin in early June with the goal of opening a multi-level esports arena in early 2018. The venue will be able to accommodate between 750 and 1,000 people, according to the company. Read More