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Allegiant named Official Airline of the Pac-12 Conference

The Pac-12 Conference has announced a multi-year partnership with Allegiant Airlines,making it the league’s official airline partner in the Pac-12’s debut year at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas for the Pac-12 Football Championship Game. The multi-year partnership establishes Allegiant as the official airline partner of the Pac-12 Football Championship Game on December 3 as well […]

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In 2021, the NHL hosted just one outdoor game when the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights played in Lake Tahoe without spectators. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli))

Minneapolis and Nashville to Host NHL Outdoor Games in 2022  

The National Hockey League will return to the outdoors for two events next season and will bring its All-Star Weekend to Las Vegas for the first time. The outdoor games will be staged in Minneapolis for the 2022 NHL Winter Classic while Nashville will host the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series. The […]

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National Lacrosse League Expanding to Las Vegas

The National Lacrosse League officially announced that Las Vegas will be joining the league as an expansion franchise with a target date of the fall 2022 to begin play. The new franchise will be co-owned by Wayne Gretzky, Dustin Johnson, Steve Nash and Joe Tsai. Mark Fine has been named chief executive officer of the […]

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How Sports Betting is Changing the
Game for Destinations and Venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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HyperX Extends Naming Rights Deal at Esports Arena Las Vegas

HyperX will continue as the naming rights partner for Esports Arena Las Vegas at the Luxor Hotel and Casino under terms of a renewal for the gaming products company. As part of the multiyear deal with Allied Esports, HyperX will continue to receive prominent branding and signage inside and outside of the venue, as well […]

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Big West Conference Moves 2021 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to Las Vegas

The Big West Conference will move the 2021 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships, presented by Hawai’i Tourism Authority, to the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas from March 9–13 with all 10 men’s and nine women’s teams participating in a bubble-like environment. The Mandalay Bay Events Center is home to the WNBA’s Las Vegas […]

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Case Study: How Top Rank Created a Boxing Bubble

There are few events that can bring an electricity to the venue and surrounding area than a big-time boxing event. Some of the world’s biggest fights staged in New York and Las Vegas have led to legendary tales of a city being packed with celebrities and regular fans alike both ringside and around a central […]

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2022 U.S. Bowling Congress Championships Heading to Las Vegas

The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships will head to Las Vegas in 2022 with the South Point Bowling Plaza serving as the host venue for a two-year stint starting in 2021. The event is the world’s largest participatory event with over 50,000 bowlers competing over a four-month period. The event was scheduled to be […]

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Peter O’Reilly: How the NFL Pulled Off a Virtual Draft

Coming off a 2019 NFL Draft that attracted an estimated 600,000 people over three days in Nashville, the professional football league felt confident the 2020 Draft in Las Vegas would be its largest one yet. And then the coronavirus pandemic sent everything in the other direction. No crowds on the Las Vegas Strip. No prospects […]

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