Billionaire casino operator Steve Wynn on Monday heaped praise on friend President Donald Trump for cutting taxes and regulation.
Republican State Sen. Becky Harris will become the first woman to chair the state Gaming Control Board after her appointment to the post Friday by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Nevada officials have embarked on a broad campaign to improve oversight of casino emergency response plans in the wake of failings exposed in a Review-Journal investigation.
More than nine months after UNLV and MGM Resorts International announced the creation of a bipartisan think tank, the two entities have assembled an initial list of advisory board members to set research priorities and lead the institute.
The case the justices are hearing is a result of New Jersey’s yearslong effort to bring betting on sports to its casinos and racetracks. New Jersey is challenging a federal law that bars states from authorizing sports gambling.
This week’s long-awaited U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments on Christie v. the NCAA that could influence whether sports wagering will be legalized nationwide could also play a role in another issue at the forefront of the gaming industry — the presence of marijuana in casino resorts.
Supreme Court justices will soon hear arguments in a highly charged case over a federal ban on sports betting that, if thrown out, would open the doors for states to promote and profit from state-sponsored gambling on major league and college games.
Information regarding a new bipartisan think tank at UNLV, to be chaired by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former Speaker of the House John Boehner, has been almost nonexistent. But progress is being made, Reid said Thursday.
Nevada’s initiative funding has steadily declined from $10.5 million in fiscal year 2004 to $2.8 million in fiscal year 2017.
As Las Vegas mourned, Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday and discussed what they could do to help the victims of the mass shooting on the Strip.