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Guests gather for an unexpected, custom-designed Intel Drone Light Show for the debut of the new SAHARA Las Vegas on June 27, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
August 06, 2020 - 9:24 am
Sahara Las Vegas has the dubious distinction of becoming the first property on the Las Vegas Strip to receive a regulatory complaint related to coronavirus safety protocols.
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Attendees pose by a SEMA sign at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Mitch Kelly
August 06, 2020 - 6:52 am
The coronavirus pandemic has cost Las Vegas another huge convention.
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, Alaska Airlines planes are parked at a gate area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Alaska Airlines said over 300 employees among the company's workforce in Anchorage may lose their jobs on Oct. 1, 2020. The company said the Anchorage layoffs are part of company-wide job cuts because of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Alaska Public Media reported Tuesday, Aug. 4. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Associated Press
August 06, 2020 - 5:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired. The Labor Department’s report Thursday marked the 20th...
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A shopper passes a display window with mask covered mannequins at a dress store, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Associated Press
July 30, 2020 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy plunging by a record-shattering 32.9% annual rate last quarter and is still inflicting damage across the country, squeezing already struggling businesses and forcing a wave of layoffs that shows no sign of abating. The economy's...
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Mitch Kelly
July 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
Nevada's gaming win saw a bit of a rebound in June, according to statistics released Wednesday by the state Gaming Control Board.
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CES 2020
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Mitch Kelly
July 28, 2020 - 7:35 am
Las Vegas took another huge blow on Tuesday when it was announced that the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show would be going all digital.
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Exterior photo of the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino June 30, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Mitch Kelly
July 28, 2020 - 6:05 am
MGM Resorts was hoping to open up the entertainment arm of their operations by August 1st, but a letter sent out to employees on Monday dashed those plans.
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Mitch Kelly
July 24, 2020 - 9:39 am
What were hoped to be temporary furloughs have turned into permanent layoffs for one Las Vegas cab company.
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Motorists take part in a caravan protest in front of Senator John Kennedy's office at the Hale Boggs Federal Building asking for the extension of the $600 in unemployment benefits to people out of work because of the coronavirus in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Max Becherer/The Advocate via AP)
Associated Press
July 23, 2020 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation got another dose of bad economic news Thursday as the number of laid-off workers seeking jobless benefits rose last week for the first time since late March, intensifying concerns the resurgent coronavirus is stalling or even reversing the economic recovery. And an...
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Shot of the new Stardust Social Casino App from Boyd Gaming
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Mitch Kelly
July 21, 2020 - 8:57 am
Boyd Gaming Corporation is relaunching its iconic Stardust brand with the debut of the all-new Stardust Social Casino app.
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