Executives with the Oakland Raiders have to be pretty happy with the outcome of last week’s Clark County Commission meeting at which their Las Vegas stadium parking plan was accepted — and embraced — by every commissioner.
Some commissioners believe the company needs to have its license revoked, effectively running the operator of eight Southern Nevada sports books out of business.
This should be the week we get some answers to one of Southern Nevada’s biggest mysteries: Where will the thousands of people attending events at the new Las Vegas stadium park their cars?
OK, let’s get this out right from the top because it seems this is what people around here care about most: Parking will be free at the new MGM Springfield and the company is encouraging visitors to downtown Springfield to use its seven-story, 3,400-space parking garage when they shop or have dinner in the neighborhood.
Industry observers are anxious to find out if Wynn’s moves have been enough to dodge potential regulatory bullets and whether MGM’s garnered enough public support.
There’s plenty of expertise in Nevada to lead the way toward fundamental sports-betting policy but there aren’t many roadmaps showing how to get where states want to be. That is, until Anthony Cabot’s new book hit the bookshelves in late May.
Because of the high-profile nature of the National Football League and the Oakland Raiders, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that Southern Nevada is gaining a new tourism asset in 2020: the 65,000-seat stadium itself.
Paf will become the first international gambling company to introduce a loss limit on Sept. 1. The company says the limit will be 30,000 euros or about $35,000 in U.S. currency a year.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to consider hearing a petition to overturn an appellate court ruling on Wynn Las Vegas’ tip-sharing policy marks another stop on the long, tortuous road traveld since the tip policy was announced in 2006.
By the time the American Gaming Association’s Global Gaming Expo rolls into Las Vegas in October, college and pro football will be well underway.