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Court’s hearing of sports betting case weighs heavily for Nevada

This week’s long-awaited U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments on Christie v. the NCAA that could influence whether sports wagering will be legalized nationwide could also play a role in another issue at the forefront of the gaming industry — the presence of marijuana in casino resorts.

Judge splits decision on $3M exchange at Las Vegas poker table

Lawyers for a poker player who exchanged $3 million in a high stakes game at Aria said Monday that they’re still going after the money that wasn’t returned despite a ruling that the transaction amounted to an unenforceable gambling debt.

New Jersey man burned by caustic beer awarded $750K

A New Jersey man whose esophagus and stomach were severely burned after drinking a beer tainted by a caustic chemical at an Atlantic City casino restaurant has been awarded $750,000.

Southern Nevada shoe seller still in battle with Crocs

Ten years on, almost as long as USA Dawgs has existed, and the Las Vegas Valley shoe seller still hashes out its war with clog giant Crocs in courts.

Nevada Supreme Court rulings favor HOAs

The state Supreme Court on Thursday issued two rulings bolstering homeowners associations’ ability to sell houses through foreclosure.

 
Cases against accused Las Vegas squatter allowed to proceed

A Clark County judge ruled accused squatter Thomas Benson, who authorities say follows an anti-government ideology as a so-called “sovereign citizen,” is competent to proceed in criminal cases against him.

Accused squatter faces competency hearing in Las Vegas

Miguel Barraza was in a downtown Las Vegas courthouse, waiting to testify before a grand jury about accused squatter Thomas Benson, when his daughter got a phone call.

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