Is the spread of casino gambling across the United States killing Las Vegas? No, the numbers say.
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At 15 properties across the nationwide Caesars empire, the company will break out 16,000 Super Bowl shirts and hats, have NFL wall decor and ice sculptures, wrist bands, cookies and all sorts of logo gear featuring the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams.
Just when it looked like nationwide online sports wagering had a slim chance of catching fire, the U.S. Department of Justice stepped in and may have broke up the party.
Remember what everyone has said about 2020 being a blockbuster year for Southern Nevada? Derek Stevens just piled on.
For the Las Vegas tourism industry, the start of the new year is the kickoff of one of the busiest times of the year — especially for those who capitalize on the city’s ability to host major trade shows and conventions.
Time to compare 2018 prognostications against reality and to go out on the 2019 limb.
The planned opening of Massachusetts’ largest casino resort — Encore Boston Harbor — is just six months away, but everything’s as messy as spilled chowder.
With any beginners’ luck for the game’s inventor, 42-year-old Harold Moret, a UNLV graduate, it’ll be available in other casinos in Nevada and across the country before long.
The Gambling Treatment Diversion Court was established when Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 458A was amended to permit defendants to enter a treatment program if a criminal judge deems they are eligible in lieu of incarceration.
Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak takes office, he’ll have less than a month to contemplate who he wants to guide the state’s gaming licensing, taxation, audits, investigations, and enforcement oversight.
A hearing is scheduled Dec. 20 on a state Gaming Control Board complaint against a man accused of cheating at gambling.
The Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition announced last week it was pulling out of the competition to host the 2030 Winter Games.
Southern Nevada leaders in tourism and transportation have given the thumbs-up to South Florida’s new Brightline intercity passenger rail system.
With the Caesars deal in place, it’s getting closer to the time for clarity about gambling at the stadium, which currently wouldn’t be allowed.
Four times a year, CEOs and company financial officers field questions about what an editor once told me is the purest form of public disclosure of corporate information because it involves easy-to-compare numbers. And this quarter, there will be far more questions than answers.