In The News: William F. Harrah College of Hospitality

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 13, 2020

Clay Dubois, the owner of Elite Chip Care, used to get one, maybe two inquiries from casino companies in a week.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 10, 2020

Some of Las Vegas’ top chefs have been added to the lineup for the Evolution Las Vegas Food and Wine Experience, scheduled for April 18 at the new Caesars Forum conference center. Nobu Matsuhisa, Guy Savoy, Buddy Valastro and Steve Martorano will join Bobby Flay for the festival’s inaugural edition. Actor John O’Hurley has also signed on to serve as the evening’s host.

Vegas Inc
March 9, 2020

Staying on top of the ever-evolving gaming world can be tricky, even for industry experts. And with technological advances—think facial recognition applications or learning-based robot card dealers—comes an entire set of challenges in adapting.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 6, 2020

At least two casino operators on the Strip are stepping up cleaning efforts as a new coronavirus spreads around the globe, with one confirmed case in Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas Sun
March 5, 2020

As a city full of bartenders, servers and dealers, Las Vegas takes tipping seriously. That’s why a proposed new federal rule that would allow more tip pooling has some in the hospitality industry on edge.

Casino Review
March 4, 2020

While many Nevada poker rooms have shut down over the last decade, Aria Resort and Casino has doubled down on the game, opening a second poker venue in 2018.

Casino Review
March 4, 2020

While many Nevada poker rooms have shut down over the last decade, Aria Resort and Casino has doubled down on the game, opening a second poker venue in 2018.

wusf Public Media
February 27, 2020

Army veteran Ronnie Reyes said the time he spent in the military is a big part of the reason why he became a gambling addict.

Greater Greater Washington
February 25, 2020

Drivers of more expensive cars are less likely to stop for people on foot trying to cross the street, a new study found. They also yielded less to men and African Americans, though that difference didn’t reach statistical significance.

Forbes
February 25, 2020

The unofficial theme for this year’s Verified, The Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit was being sustainable in the high-end hospitality world. But even with words like “reuse” and “repurpose” being sprinkled about much of the conversation, FTG’s three-day celebration at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas with more than 600 top hoteliers never felt recycled. From the black-tie gala emceed by Marisa Tomei to a thoughtful symposium that explored wellness, almost every aspect of the summit was fresh and focused on the future.

SBC Americas
February 25, 2020

University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) has been gifted $9m by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians this week in a move to position the university as the nation’s leading source for education and innovation related to tribal gaming operations and law.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 25, 2020

Las Vegas has become a graveyard for poker rooms, with Clark County casinos shuttering more than 30 rooms over the last decade.