In The News: William F. Harrah College of Hospitality

Hospitality Net
March 14, 2018

In January 2018, the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality at UNLV launched the world's first master's degree program centered on gaming.

Markets Insider
March 6, 2018

In recognition of "Problem Gambling Awareness Month", Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) is holding Responsible Gaming Ambassador trainings in Las VegasMarch 6-8 that will train more than 80 Team Members on the front lines to identify problem behavior and get help to compulsive gamblers.

Travel Weekly
March 5, 2018

Marriott International's plan to open two luxury hotels at Las Vegas' long-stalled Fontainebleau site could finally provide crucial energy for a stretch of the Strip's north end that has been largely dormant for the better part of a decade.

Casino.org
February 20, 2018

The move comes as part of a trend in the gaming and hotel industries to take steps that might help prevent incidents like the October 1 attack in Las Vegas, in which 58 people were killed and hundreds injured. During his stay at the Mandalay Bay, gunman Stephen Paddock left his “do not disturb” sign on his door for three days before the attack.

Travel Weekly
February 12, 2018

University of Nevada-Las Vegas assistant professor Todd Uglow was having dinner at Sinatra, a restaurant inside the Encore Las Vegas, just over a month ago when staff suddenly started scurrying as if preparing for some unexpected guest.

Professional Builder
February 7, 2018

Should builders view net zero energy as a standard instead of an aspiration? As populations age, will future homeowners rely more on voice-controlled devices to manage systems like heating, cooling, and lighting? Can modular, flexible design and construction provide answers to suburban neighborhoods that are facing growing densities? Will precast concrete emerge as the building material of choice for housing construction in a world increasingly threatened by the ravages of climate change?

Commercial Observer
February 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Commercial Observer
February 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Commercial Observer
February 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Commercial Observer
February 6, 2018

Some felt the January blues worse than others this year. At the end of last month, in the week he turned 76, Steve Wynn, the chairman of Wynn Resorts, was accused of a history of sexual misconduct involving casino employees, became the subject of multiple investigations, saw his company’s shares fall by 10 percent and his company’s ratings downgraded by analysts and resigned as finance chairman for the Republican National Committee.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 22, 2018

It’s hard to imagine that someone as smart as William Weidner, former president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands and one of the backers of the Lucky Dragon, could have been so wrong about positioning the off-Strip casino, which closed its doors Jan. 4 and faces a foreclosure auction on Feb. 6.

Fox News
January 22, 2018

Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects.