Articles written by: Tim Evans

Caesars, DraftKings partnering on sports betting deal

Caesars, DraftKings partnering on sports betting deal

Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip. (Todd Prince/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Caesars Entertainment Corp is buying a stake in DraftKings as casino operators seek to diversify their sports betting revenue in a competitive wagering market. The deal is the latest between a casino operator and mobile sportsbook in the fast-evolving […]

Valley Electric board in Pahrump denies financial cover-up

Valley Electric board in Pahrump denies financial cover-up

Valley Electric Association Inc. headquarters in Pahrump (Special to the Pahrump Valley Times) Valley Electric Association’s board members are denying allegations of a financial cover-up and are accusing the Nye County Sheriff’s Office of acting unlawfully during a search of the cooperative’s offices Friday morning. The officers were looking to […]

Las Vegas home building to slow in 2020, economist says

Las Vegas home building to slow in 2020, economist says

Construction under KB Home continues at the Desert Mesa neighborhood in North Las Vegas, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Association of Home Builders chief economist Robert DietzConstruction under KB Home continues at the Desert Mesa neighborhood in North Las Vegas, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas […]

Kraft Heinz stock plunges amid $15B write-down, Fed probe

Kraft Heinz stock plunges amid $15B write-down, Fed probe

In this March 25, 2015 file photo, the Kraft logo appears outside of the headquarters in Northfield, Illinois. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File) PITTSBURGH — Kraft Heinz disclosed an investigation by federal regulators and will slash the value of its Oscar Mayer and Kraft brands by $15.4 billion. Shares plummet […]

Nevada’s 2 biggest gold producers may merge

Nevada’s 2 biggest gold producers may merge

Overview of the Barrick Gold Corp. mine complex in Nevada. (Barrick Gold of North America)Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp., which are in merger talks, have major operations in Nevada. (Las Vegas Review-Journal) Nevada’s two largest gold producers might merge, creating a global, $40 billion mining behemoth. Barrick Gold […]

Las Vegas luxury apartment complex to open in April

Las Vegas luxury apartment complex to open in April

Kaktus Life, a luxury apartment building at 10650 Dean Martin Drive in Las Vegas, should open to tenants in April. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Life, a luxury apartment building at 10650 Dean Martin Drive in Las Vegas, should open to tenants in April. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) swimming pool is […]

Las Vegas Valley home prices grew in all ZIP codes in 2018

Las Vegas Valley home prices grew in all ZIP codes in 2018

A house at 109 Woodley St., near Rancho Drive, is in the 89106 ZIP code in Las Vegas. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) The small house in central Las Vegas stands out a bit because of its salmon-colored exterior but otherwise fits right in with the neighborhood of older, low-slung homes. […]

Sale of former Riviera site on Las Vegas Strip may be challenge

Sale of former Riviera site on Las Vegas Strip may be challenge

Exterior lights as seen Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Riviera hotel-casino in Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)Dane Ironmonger helps load the Cazy Girls statue at the Riviera hotel-casino on Monday, May 4, 2015. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)People walk in front of the Riviera hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Monday, April […]

Architect thinks outside the box to design tiny pipe home

Architect thinks outside the box to design tiny pipe home

A home created as a part of the Rinker Materials Pipe Dream project is on display at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal) home created as a part of the Rinker Materials Pipe Dream project is on display at the […]

North Korea‘s Kim Jong-un arrives in Vietnam from China

North Korea‘s Kim Jong-un arrives in Vietnam from China

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Vietnam for a summit with US President Donald Trump later this week. The second US-North Korea summit follows a historic first round of talks last year in Singapore. Mr Kim‘s green and yellow train pulled into Dong Dang station, and he has […]