Tag Archives: las vegas convention and visitors authority
- Average Vegas visitor gambled one full hour less in 2016
April 6, 2017
Over one-quarter of visitors to Las Vegas last year were making their first ever trip to Sin City, according to the latest tourism study. On Wednesday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) released its annual Visitors Profile Study for 2016, adding reams of detail to the preliminary figures...
- Las Vegas celebrates third straight year of record visitation
January 11, 2017
Las Vegas welcomed a record number of visitors in 2016, the third consecutive year in which its visitor traffic has hit an all-time high. Figures released Tuesday by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) show Nevada’s party capital welcomed a record 42.9m visitors in 2016, 600k higher than...
- More Vegas visitors gambling and spending more on gambling in 2015
April 13, 2016
Fewer Las Vegas visitors are coming to Sin City primarily to gamble, but more visitors gambled last year and those who gambled spent more on gambling during their stay. According to the latest Las Vegas Visitor Profile Study issued by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), the proportion...
- Riviera hotel and Casino closes doors after 60 years
May 5, 2015
Riviera Hotel and Casino permanently closed on Monday, ending a 60-year run on the Las Vegas Strip. 'The Riv,' along with the Flamingo, which debuted in 1947, and the Tropicana, which opened in 1957, was one of the few casinos that had remained open since the days of Frank Sinatra...
- Iconic Vegas casino could be destroyed to make way for convention center
February 20, 2015
Liberace played the opening act in 1955. Frank Sinatra famously lived in one of its suites when he was a regular headline act in the 1990s. For all of Las Vegas’ iconic casinos, none stood taller than the Riviera Hotel & Casino. At least, that was the sentiment. Despite its...
- Vegas draws record visitors; BetVictor, Mahjong Logic ink deal
February 11, 2013
Las Vegas' 2012 figures are slowly coming in and for the most part, it's been more robust than just plain 'ol bust for Sin City. On the same day the state Gambling Control Board announced a record sports bet handle that reached $3.45 billion, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors...
BetVictor decides online poker just isn’t worth it
June 9, 2017
MLB commish eyes joining Las Vegas expansion party
April 21, 2017