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Mick Akers

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Mick:

Allegiant Stadium surpasses 2M attendee mark

Through the first 15 months that fans have been allowed in Allegiant Stadium, over 2 million people have attended events at the $2 billion facility. → Read More

NFL announces new format for Pro Bowl Games in Las Vegas

The 2023 NFL Pro Bowl Games will feature several skills competitions, culminating in a trio of flag football games at Allegiant Stadium. → Read More

Final Four coming to Las Vegas

The 2028 NCAA Men’s Final Four will be hosted at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. → Read More

Las Vegas driverless car rental service set for expansion

Following a four-month beta test of its on-demand electric vehicle service in the downtown Las Vegas area, Halo.Car is expanding its operations valley wide. → Read More

Las Vegas to host XFL draft next week

The Vegas Vipers are part of the eight-team XFL, which will begin its season in February. → Read More

Frank Sinatra-Russell loop closure for repairs called off

A planned closure of a popular access point to the resort corridor that avoids Las Vegas Boulevard South has been cancelled. → Read More

F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix tickets to go on sale next week

Formula One fans will get their first chance to purchase tickets to the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix next week. → Read More

Formula One planning 300K square-foot Las Vegas paddock

Formula One officials are looking at constructing a four-story, 300,000 square foot paddock building just off the Las Vegas Strip. → Read More

24/7 HOV lane regulations set to change this month

The HOV lanes along portions of Interstate 15 and U.S. Highway 95 will be open to all motorists between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily beginning Oct. 24. → Read More

Raiders season tickets increase for some next season

Some Raiders season ticket-holders are set to pay higher fees for the 2023 NFL season. → Read More

Knights among most in demand on secondary ticket market

Heading into the 2022-2023 NHL season, the Golden Knights are among the hottest tickets on the secondary market. → Read More

Fatal crashes dip in Nevada, spike in Clark County

Fatal crashes in Clark County accounted for 157 of the state’s total, a mark that was 11 percent above what the area saw through August of last year. → Read More

Aces, fans converge on Strip for WNBA championship party

Fans gathered on a portion of the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday to celebrate with the Aces following their WNBA Championship win. → Read More

Aces’ title parade set for Tuesday on Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas will celebrate the Aces’ WNBA championship win on Tuesday with a parade on the Las Vegas Strip. → Read More

Strip to partially close for Aces’ championship parade

The Aces will bring the party to the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday with their WNBA championship celebration. → Read More

Life is Beautiful leads to downtown road closures

To accommodate the annual Life is Beautiful festival in downtown Las Vegas, several road closures are in place for the three-day event. → Read More

Aces fans revel in team’s opening win in WNBA Finals

Many of the Aces fans in attendance donned outrageous outfits to show their over-the-top support. → Read More

Former Raiders interim president Ventrelle hired by WWE

Former Raiders interim President Dan Ventrelle has joined the WWE in an executive role. → Read More

MGM Resorts seeing dollar signs with potential F1 race packages

Nevada’s largest employer is chomping at the bit at the possibilities of the first F1 race in Las Vegas since 1982 and is planning multiple race packages. → Read More

A’s in Vegas furthering ballpark talks with casino magnate

Las Vegas ballpark site talks heating up between the Oakland Athletics and casino magnate Phil Ruffin. → Read More