If you’re old enough to fight and die for your country, you should be old enough to play blackjack and drop a few dollars into a slot machine at the local casino. At least, that’s the logic Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, R-Minden.
This time of year, David Schwartz, the director of UNLV’s Center for Gaming Research, crunches more numbers than an accountant on a tax-filing deadline.
Unless you’re one of those critics who have opposed the NFL’s presence in Southern Nevada all along, we’re all disappointed about what happened last week in the Las Vegas/Oakland Raiders Stadium debacle.
The search for the secret formula to attract a younger demographic to resorts and, ultimately, the casino has reached far and wide.
We’d laugh it weren’t so sad to see articles in some of the national travel publications touting “30 things you can do for free in Vegas.” Unless you plan to walk a ways to some of these attractions, they’re technically no longer free since you’ll have to pay to park near them.
As gaming companies attempt to unlock the secrets of how to persuade millennials to gamble in casinos, mom-and-pop inventor Darryl Rosenblatt thinks he has the answer — embed slot machines with symbols and images that are important to those individual players.
Lost in some of the commentary about what’s ahead for the gaming industry in 2017 is the ongoing “Las Vegasization” of Macau.
There are plenty of fascinating stories on the horizon for 2017. Here are some of the things you’ll be reading about in the next 12 months, with a touch of prognostication.
Just as New Year’s Eve revelers begin rolling out of town after next week’s big party, their hotel rooms will be filled with thousands of people who will be gathering in Las Vegas for the 50th CES.
It’s a cinch that if you’re walking the Strip on New Year’s Eve, you’ll come across at least one person toking in the new year with a celebration of the arrival of legalized recreational marijuana in Nevada.