GateHouse and New Media Investment Group agreed to keep the new owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal a secret ‘indefinitely,’ SEC filings show

You might have heard: After the Las Vegas Review-Journal was purchased under mysterious circumstances, the family of casino owner Sheldon Adelson was identified as the new owner, but the family said it didn’t intend to keep the news a secret

But did you know: According to New Media Investment Group’s 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, GateHouse and New Media Investment Group agreed to keep the new owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal a secret “indefinitely.” When Sheldon Adelson and his family acquired the newspaper in December through News + Media Capital Group, GateHouse said the new owner wished to remain anonymous. Ultimately, Review-Journal reporters identified that Adelson was behind the purchase.