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Bryan Horwath

Business/gaming reporter

Bryan came to the Las Vegas Sun from Wichita, Kan., where he worked as a reporter for the Wichita Eagle and the Wichita Business Journal. After growing up in western Wisconsin and graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Bryan got his first full-time reporting job in 2007 and worked for a handful of newspapers in the Midwest for the next decade. He also holds a master’s degree in mass communication from South Dakota State University.

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Pandemic has forced many businesses to pivot, if they’re able to remain open
Monday, Sept. 14, 2020
Normally a region that attracts more than 40 million visitors annually, Southern Nevada has been in the economic doldrums for months, and the situation isn’t likely to improve soon. That has impacted small business that provide services for conventions, weddings and more.

Wynn Resorts files lawsuit over ‘melee’ at Strip casino
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020
Wynn Resorts is punching back following what the company described as a melee at its Encore casino over Labor Day weekend. Wynn is suing 15 to 20 unnamed people involved in a fight in the resort lobby, according to a lawsuit filed today in ...
Las Vegas sports books ready for big NFL opening weekend
Friday, Sept. 11, 2020
Las Vegas sports books are gearing up for a busy first weekend of NFL action, despite the coronavirus pandemic. John Murray, executive director of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, said he expects a big turnout Sunday, even though fans and bettors will have ...
Golden Knights rent out T-Mobile suites for fans to watch games
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020
The Golden Knights might not be playing at T-Mobile Arena, but that doesn’t mean fans can’t throw on their favorite jersey and watch a game there. The Golden Knights, in the midst of a deep Stanley Cup Playoffs run, are renting out luxury suites ...
Park MGM to resume operations in October
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020
The Park MGM, which has been closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic, will reopen next month, MGM Resorts International said today. “Park MGM is ...
Las Vegas home prices set record amid pandemic
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020
The median sale price of an existing home in Southern Nevada hit $335,000 in August, a new record. The previous record ...
The Linq to reopen hotel on weekends, beginning this week
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020
The Linq’s hotel, which has been closed since mid-March, will be open Thursdays through Sundays at first, the company said ...
Amid pandemic, Amazon is a lifeline for some Las Vegas-area workers
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020
Matthew Mills arrived in Las Vegas in mid-March eager to find employment. He wasn’t alone. A few days later after the 23-year-old single father arrived, the coronavirus pandemic forced ...
Wynn Resorts helps employees struggling with child care issues
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020
With many parents facing challenges with child care and distance learning amid the coronavirus pandemic, one Strip casino company is among businesses that have stepped up to help. Wynn Resorts has contracted with the Boys and Girls Clubs ...
Pandemic casualty: Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas to close
Friday, Sept. 4, 2020
The Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas will close next week. A casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-trumpeted Las Vegas buffet has largely gone away ...