Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Gaming Policy Committee, in record time last week, approved a resolution affirming the state’s stance on the use of marijuana in gaming establishments in what was likely the last policy group assembled under his watch.
The MSG Sphere will be 360 feet tall and 500 feet wide at its widest point. As its name implies, it’s spherical. It will be built on a lot currently used for outdoor storage just east of the Sands Expo Center.
While the Southern Nevada casino industry enjoys a burst of prosperity and development, it also may be facing a tide of negative sentiment from loyal casino customers regarding high resort fees and paid parking policies at Strip casinos.
When the state Gaming Control Board released its statewide gaming win statistics for 2017 in late January, the headline was the 2.8 percent increase from $11.26 billion in 2016 to $11.57 billion for the 336 nonrestricted locations across Nevada.
Steve Wynn is a smart and charismatic speaker who can paint a vivid landscape of words from his imagination. How could somebody that smart allow himself to be cornered into the position of having to quit now?
Pat Christenson expects when the Raiders get to Las Vegas, every home game is going to be like Super Bowl Sunday with parties that could include appearances by Raider legends and massive screens showing the action.
When the Raiders try to solve the parking dilemma they have with the Las Vegas stadium, they shouldn’t be asked to provide 16,250 off-site spaces as required by Clark County Title 30, Chapter 60, which includes the formula requiring one space for every four seats in the building.
It’s hard to imagine that someone as smart as William Weidner, former president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands and one of the backers of the Lucky Dragon, could have been so wrong about positioning the off-Strip casino that closed its doors Jan. 4 and faces a foreclosure auction on Feb. 6.
Tourism and gaming leaders are starting to think big about what Las Vegas is going to look like as an NFL city.
Construction crews can’t get that $1.4 billion convention center expansion done soon enough.