ZZZ - GMG - VEGAS INC 2011-2014

June 3, 2013

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J U N E 3 , 2 0 1 3 / Y O U R b u s i n e s s - t o - b u s i n e s s w e e k ly SPECIAL FOCUS WOMEN and MINORITY BUSINESS This month, VEGAS INC highlights workplace diversity in the Las Vegas Valley. Caesars GOES all-in on plan to launch wsop website LEILA NAVIDI SUCCESS STORY: Theresa Fette, CEO of Provident Trust, a tax and trust company, was named one of Fortune magazine's 10 most powerful women entrepreneurs. Women and minority business leaders to watch By Rob Langrell VEGAS INC staff T see POKER, page 15 heresa Fette has proven that an eye for a lucrative opportunity and a sharp sense of timing are essential ingredients for business success. ¶ But for the Las Vegas entrepreneur, learning to say no was an important part of the mix, too. ¶ "When you are first starting out, you want to say yes to everything," Fette said. "You want every kind of funding and deal you can make. Now, I know that there are some ideas that you have to say no to. You have to be more discerning. If you don't feel like your business can grow well in that direction, there are times when you just have to decline the opportunity." 20130603_VI01_F.indd 1 By Ed Komenda staff writer When Seth Palansky answers questions about Caesars Interactive rolling out online poker in Nevada, he inevitably mentions patience. That's the virtue the company cited when Station Casinos unveiled its Ultimate Poker website last month, becoming the first fully legal real-money gambling program in the United States. But being first didn't matter, said Palansky, spokesman for Caesars Interactive. "There has got to be a little patience," he explained. Caesars now is preparing to launch its own poker website, WSOP.com, during the 44th annual World Series of Poker. It hopes to become the second website in Nevada to offer real-money poker tables. If all goes as planned, WSOP.com will go live before the Main Event on July 6, allowing players to compete in a 10-day INSIDE TODAY A NEW APPROACH | P. 6 Can an Australian tech company's rape prevention device curb long-hauling? COMMUNITY REBOUND | P. 7 Lake Las Vegas, long viewed as a failure, is slowly nursing itself back to health THE LIST | P. 22 & 23 see PEOPLE, page 16 Architects and homebuilders 5/30/13 1:52:59 PM

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