The Las Vegas Aces are a professional basketball team based in Paradise, Nevada, playing in the Western Conference in the Women’s National Basketball Association(WNBA). The Aces play their games at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The team was founded in Salt Lake City, Utah, as the Utah Starzz before the league’s inaugural 1997 season. It then moved to San Antonio, Texas before the 2003 season and became the San Antonio Silver Stars, later shortened to the San Antonio Stars in 2014. The team relocated to Las Vegas before the 2018 season. The team is owned by MGM Resorts International. They are the third WNBA franchise not to share a market with an existing NBA team, following the Seattle Storm and Connecticut Sun.