Despite the promises of jobs, increased tax dollars and the potential of technology businesses locating to Nevada, a lobbyist for the casino industry told lawmakers Thursday one important aspect would keep them from approving Internet poker in the Silver State.
After nearly two hours of discussion Wednesday on what constitutes a tavern, a Las Vegas businesswoman added a bit of levity to a Gaming Control Board workshop.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A Las Vegas gaming management company has sued the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma, alleging tribal officials violated management agreements with the company when they took over control of two tribal casinos in north-central Oklahoma and barred the firm’s employees from them.
Frank Mercadante Jr. likes to wager on college football; it doesn’t really matter who is playing. He’ll bet $20 or $30 on a regular-season game, sometimes he’ll place $50 on the outcome of Bowl Championship Series bowl game.
Nevada gaming regulators are giving both sides in the Dotty’s “tavern or slot parlor” controversy a dress rehearsal next week before the issue is addressed by the Clark County Commission.
Nine in the morning is waaaaaay too early for most of the Strip. But 9 a.m. at the sports books on Thursday, the tip-off for the first game of March Madness, was often too late to get a seat, perhaps for the rest of the day.