Las Vegas Not Near Normal As Casinos Curtail Offerings

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In a sign that the Las Vegas Strip is not near its usual level of operations, Wynn Resorts Ltd. Footfall in the city is said to be declining following the first wave of casino reopenings last month, with coronavirus cases on the rise, The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

Should Las Vegas Casinos Bet On The Tourists Returning?

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Las Vegas casinos shut their doors in mid-March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, sending Nevada’s unemployment rate to a worst-in-the-nation 28.2 And although some of the biggest casinos plan to reopen Thursday, questions remain as to whether Las Vegas’ appeal can survive given that Sin City specializes in gathering large groups of people indoors for gambling, conventions and entertainment. “I’m

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AmazonFresh Expands To Las Vegas

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Amazon has announced that it has expanded AmazonFresh to Las Vegas. Prime members in Las Vegas can now shop tens of thousands products from meat and seafood to fresh produce and everyday essentials for one- and two-hour delivery from AmazonFresh. “We’re We’re thrilled to introduce AmazonFresh to Prime members in Las Vegas,” Stephenie Landry, vice president, AmazonFresh and Prime Now, said in a press release.

Las Vegas Installs PPE Vending In Airport’s Terminals

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As the world learns to live with pandemic-necessitated safety measures, Las Vegas has introduced a vending machine that dispenses face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE), according to Time Out. Retail face masks hand sanitizer Las Vegas McCarran International Airport News personal protective equipment PPE Vending Machines What's Hot

Money20/20 cancels in-person events in Amsterdam, Las Vegas

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Carousel Investing Lending Payments Premium Retail Banking Amsterdam Chris Skinner Las Vegas Money 20/20Money20/20 announced today it is canceling its in-person events for the remainder of the year, and will instead host a virtual conference from Oct. 26-28. “We

Google Pay Now Accepted At Las Vegas Monorail

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Google enters the transportation industry with Google Pay, announcing news on Monday (March 19) that consumers can now pay for tickets for a ride on the Las Vegas Monorail from their mobile devices. In a blog post , Group Product Manager, Google Pay, Prakash Hariramani said the Las Vegas Monorail is already powered by NXP’s MIFARE contactless technology, enabling it to accept digital payments for tickets.

Fear and coding in Las Vegas

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Fear and coding in Las Vegas on BankNXT. JP Nicols revisits the ever-present themes of leaders, learners and laggards around the subject of fintech and digital progress in banking. Banking Fintech customer experience digital trends events innovation JP Nicols leadership

Using 5G To Build Tomorrow’s Smart Cities, Today

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How Las Vegas Is Reaching Out To The Tech-Disenfranchised. Aaron said it is, in short, mission critical — and something the city of Las Vegas recently turned to Ubicquia for help with. “We

Masabi, Mastercard bring mobile ticketing to Las Vegas

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The app is based on a Masabi’s ticketing platform used by agencies and operators such as London’s Thames Clippers, Preston Bus, New Orleans’ RTA, Boston’s MBTA, Transport for Athens, Los Angeles’ Metrolink and New York’s MTA. Mobile payments Investments Cards

Las Vegas Mayor Calls On Businesses To Reopen

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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is calling on Sin City’s casinos and restaurants to reopen, but is declining to say how that can be done safely. “We When CNN’s Anderson Cooper showed a visual by Chinese researchers that demonstrated how the coronavirus spreads, the mayor said, “This is not China, this is Las Vegas.”. We’ve never closed down Las Vegas, because that’s our job — entertainment capital of the world, where everything is clean.”.

Only 2 months out! Fiserv Forum 2018 / Las Vegas

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Here’s great news: Fiserv Forum 2018 is upon us! It’s your chance to experience experts, visionaries and world-class speakers … the latest fintech innovations … exchange ideas with Fiserv product experts … and engage with other financial services professionals. While you’re at it, you can explore the latest Fiserv innovations and have hands-on access to

Perficient Team Invades Las Vegas for Microsoft Inspire 2019

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Microsoft’s annual Inspire partner conference takes place this week in sunny (and super-hot) Las Vegas. We’ll also dispel the rumor that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Given the location of Inspire this year, tell us, what is your favorite part of Las Vegas? Inspire offers partners an opportunity to hear about the latest Microsoft innovations, explore new ecosystem alliances and further develop existing partnerships.

Caesars To Resume Gaming, Hospitality Operations In Vegas

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As it gears up to reopen in Las Vegas, Caesars Entertainment Corporation said it would resume its gaming and hospitality functions at Flamingo Las Vegas and Caesars Palace at “the date and time for reopening specified by the state of Nevada.” It also noted that it will halt charges for paid self-parking in Las Vegas. Retail Caesars casinos dining Editors' Picks entertainment gambling hospitality Las Vegas News reopening What's Hot

Will Nevada Face The Pandemic’s Greatest Impact?

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The pandemic has impacted Nevada’s labor force more than any other state in the country, and it could continue to disrupt the Las Vegas economy years into the future. Tourism powers the economy in Clark County, which encompasses the legendary Las Vegas Strip — although Nevada also has some other sectors, such as farming and mining. Las Vegas , however, is wagering that with social distancing limitations in effect, gamblers will return to its famous casinos.

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Consumer Electronics Show Goes Virtual Due To COVID

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The giant Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which draws tens of thousands of marketers, tech enthusiasts and reporters each year to Las Vegas, has become the latest victim of the resurgent coronavirus pandemic.

Credit One Bank Plans to Double Workforce in Las Vegas

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Credit One Bank in Las Vegas, Nev., a credit card specialist, plans to almost double its workforce over several years to support business growth. breaking_news consumer-finance credit-card cre nv community-banking

4 Gonzo Takeaways from BAI Retail Delivery ’15: Viva Las Vegas?

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BAI Retail Delivery was at the Venetian in Vegas this year, sharing conference space with a travel convention called IMEX, which made things interesting in between sessions. Great to see several clients and other Gonzo bankers in Vegas. Great to see several clients and other Gonzo bankers in Vegas. by Sam Kilmer & Eric Weikart.

The Startups at Money 20/20 Las Vegas 2018

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This is my last post on the Money 20/20 2018 extravaganza in Las Vegas. The event is coming soon, plus I need enough vacation to be properly rested before the craziness kicks in. I just realized I had discussed the event, the sessions, how to navigate all four days, how to plan and organize oneself as well as the specific sessions I was hosting or moderating, yet had not mentioned the startups attending the conference.

Money 2020 on my mind – the Las Vegas 2018 edition

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I will attend Money 20/20 in Las Vegas this coming 21-24 October. My lack of enthusiasm about Las Vegas (I am not a gambler) is perfectly balanced with my exuberance when it comes to learning and networking for 4 days around payments, banking and all things fintech. Recently I have moderated M2020 panels on bank as a service or platform banking – both in Las Vegas and in Europe. By my count, this will be my 7 th attendance (European events included).

Protests Could Lower Odds Of Vegas Reopening

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Las Vegas, hit hard by the coronavirus due to its heavy entertainment-fueled economy, was planning a comeback — but that may be derailed due to the civil unrest going on over the past week, CNBC reports. Las Vegas gleans around half of its visitation from outside tourists, and tourism was largely shelved during the pandemic. Retail casinos entertainment Gaming Las Vegas News Protests reopening riots What's Hot

Vegas Rolls Dice On Reopening Shuttered Casinos

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Las Vegas is betting that, with social-distancing restrictions in place, customers will return to its famed casinos. The stakes are high for Vegas, whose economy is geared to the leisure and hospitality industry — tourism, shows, restaurants, hotels and the like. You look at Las Vegas reopening its casinos,” said former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb. Not all the casinos in Las Vegas will take the immediate opportunity to reopen.

Coming Soon To The Vegas Strip? 75K Sq Ft Of Luxury Retail

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Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the Wynn Las Vegas resort has announced plans to add more than 75,000 square feet of luxury retail space to the Vegas Strip. Scheduled to open in fall 2017, Wynn Plaza will bring the total retail square footage at Wynn Las Vegas to more than 173,500. ” Retail Las Vegas luxury retail retail what's hot Steve Wynn Wynn Las Vegas Wynn Plaza

Legal Cannabis Retail Gets Big, Feminine And Luxurious

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The big comes from the apparent rise of the so-called cannabis “superstore,” the hotbed of which is reportedly — and understandably — Las Vegas, one of the world’s main adult playgrounds. Retail Barneys Cannabis CBD Editors' Picks executives industry Las Vegas legal Luxury Marijuana News superstore Women women consumersIt’s not often that one gets to see a new form of retail emerge, but that’s what’s happening with, of all things, legal recreational cannabis.

Here’s Why Coffee Costs So Much At Vegas Casinos

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Welcome to Las Vegas — pay up! The typical Las Vegas, non-casino price was $6.31. Even as some Las Vegas casino operations face revenue and growth challenges , there is no indication that such prices — a product of supply and demand when it comes down to it — will come down in any significant manner. The high pricing is most apparent as Las Vegas megaresorts, according to some observers. And at the airport, too.).

Making sense of the Money 2020 craziness – the Las Vegas 2018 edition

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Incidentally, this is how James Wester thinks I will show up for the pool party: That’s it for now and until my next post, happy readings and happy planning for Money 2020 Las Vegas 2018. To each her own way of organizing for and experiencing Money 2020. I know some like to plan each day to the minute, making sure they are booked for meetings – no downtime shall be tolerated – and choose each of the sessions they will attend with great care.

Amazon Offers Prime Members Restaurant Delivery

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Amazon Prime members in Las Vegas will now be able to have food delivered in one hour or less from some of the city’s most popular eateries through the Amazon or Prime Now mobile apps or by visiting www.amazon.com/restaurants. Orders going to the Las Vegas Strip will offer curbside pickup. Las Vegas is a mecca for great entertainment and great food,” said Gus Lopez, general manager of Amazon Restaurants.

Alipay And Yelp Partner To Give Chinese Travelers Access To Reviews

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In a press release, Alipay said that with the beta launch, any of Alipay’s more than 520 million users visiting North American cities, such as New York City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco, can now easily discover, plan, make reservations, share experiences and pay for them via online payments at any local business using Yelp’s content.

Fighting financial crime at IBM Think 2018

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Billed as “mankind + machine”, it will be held in Las Vegas, from March 19 – 22, and is the first of its kind event, combining business and technology event. While each day is packed with learning and networking, conference attendees and guests from across the globe, also get an opportunity to relax with some entertainment in Las Vegas. IBM Think 2018 will be held in Las Vegas, NV from March 19-22.

Banks team with technology firms: panel cites challenges

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A session at the recent Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas attempted to clarify the roles that technology companies are playing in financial services and how traditional financial institutions are working with them

CES 2017: The IoT and payments merge

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Mobile Payments Today was at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the 50th edition of the gathering in Las Vegas

5 Things a financial professional can’t miss at IBM Think 2018

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Concardis, IAV to announce Automotive Marketplace in Las Vegas

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(The Paypers) Concardis , a payment service provider, and IAV , a development company for the automotive industry, will be jointly presenting the Automotive Marketplace at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas

CES (And Why It’s Secretly All About Mobile Pay)

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For most of the year, Las Vegas is something of a specific taste. If one happens to dislike one or all of those things, Las Vegas is more or less a perfect approximation of hell on Earth. But for the last half-century, for one week a year — the first week — Las Vegas literally and actually has something for everyone because the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) comes to town. Innovation CES Consumer Electronics Show Featured News Las Vegas mobile pay

Card networks transform into tech companies

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Executives from the card networks gathered in Las Vegas this week at the annual Money20/20 conference to discuss their roles as innovators in today's payments industry

Destination Wedding At … Taco Bell?

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Among the fast-food chains that offer wedding-related services, Taco Bell on the Las Vegas strip costs just $600 to tie the knot, while pizza giant Domino’s Pizza is offering up a wedding registry for post-nuptial snacks. Retail domino's pizza fast food Hong Kong Las Vegas McDonald's Restaurants Taco Bell wedding white castleGoing to the chapel … or maybe not. It turns out that more people are getting married at fast-food restaurants.