Years of legal wrangling finally yielded the nation’s first online poker industry when Nevada introduced it in April 2013. It took a long time for that launch because critics had, for years, pointed to federal laws banning gambling.
Four times a year, publicly traded gaming companies open a tiny window into their financial world.
Just because Steve Wynn has stepped down from his leadership positions at Wynn Resorts Ltd., has sold all the shares he owned in the company and settled legal differences with his ex-wife, Elaine, don’t think for a minute that gaming regulators are through with him.
It’s a little puzzling why the meetings and convention industry chooses blue as its theme color. Clearly, it should be green. As in the color of money.
It’s a sprawling, $1.8 billion project on a tight deadline and has been a point of contention for more than two years.
Most stakeholders believe the U.S. Supreme Court will strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, opening the door to legal sports betting.
Another earnings season has come and gone and Southern Nevada’s Big Six casino companies had mostly positive news to report as they wrapped up last year and looked toward 2018’s outlook.
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.