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Nevada’s 2013 job growth exceeds national rate

Nevada’s job growth in 2013 will exceed the national growth rate for the first time since 2006, a state economist said Friday.

Senior engineering students at UNLV vie for design honors

From a drone to a 3-D-printed electric toothbrush to a robot the National Rifle Association would love, senior engineering students displayed their best ideas Thursday Dec. 5 at the Senior Design Competition.

MGM Resorts recommended for suitability in Massachusetts

BOSTON — The investigative arm of the state gambling commission recommended on Monday that MGM Resorts be found suitable to proceed with a bid for a casino in downtown Springfield, provided company officials adequately explain to the five-member commission several concerns raised during a lengthy background check.

Las Vegas Events has offer to extend NFR past 2014

Las Vegas Events, the nonprofit organization marketing and promoting the popular National Finals Rodeo, has an offer on the table with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association to keep the prized event in Las Vegas beyond 2014.

Affinity Gaming offers preliminary look at revenues

Casino operator Affinity Gaming told investors Monday it expects to report revenues of between $391.4 million and $394.1 million for the fiscal year that ends Dec. 31, down from $403.2 million reported a year ago.

Former control board chairman joins Responsible Gaming board

Former Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli has joined the board of the National Center for Responsible Gaming, which focuses on education and outreach program creation and implementation.

Penn National Gaming spinoff announces first acquisition

The real estate investment trust spinoff from Penn National Gaming announced its first acquisition outside of the regional casino operator Monday, paying $140 million for a riverboat casino complex in East St. Louis, Ill.

National Philanthropy Day Awards

The Association of Fundraising Professionals 22nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon was held at the Golden Nugget hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Nov. 19.