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Downtown Vegas casinos growing revenues and visitation from customers seeking a ‘vibrant’ and ‘value-centric’ experience

March 9th, 2020 - 2:00am
Analysts cautioned that construction of Circa Casino Resort in downtown Las Vegas would disrupt the market’s gaming results in 2019. Gaming insiders said redevelopment of the Interstate 15-U.S. Highway 95 interchange – part of the Department of Transportation’s Project Neon – would impede downtown visitation throughout the year.

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Economy & Business | Environment | Gaming

Buffets, banquets and yellow bins: How some of Nevada’s resort companies are trying to cut food waste

March 2nd, 2020 - 2:00am
“It’s a really exciting time because all of our competitors and peers on the Strip — Caesars, Sands, Wynn — we’re all sitting together at a table talking about the issues surrounding food insecurity and food donations and how we can collectively come together as a unit to help drive and scale food donations even more within our city,” said Price. “It’s amazing to see all of us coming together to help drive this very important cause.”

Gaming | IndyBlog

Jim Murren, CEO of MGM Resorts since 2008, announces plans to leave post

February 12th, 2020 - 3:23pm
Roland Hernandez, lead independent director of the MGM Resorts Board of Directors, said in a statement that a committee of independent directors has been formed to carry out the search process and is working with a national executive search firm. He also commended Murren for his leadership, which included the completion of the massive CityCenter project.

Education | Gaming | State Government

Legislative analysts: Union’s gaming tax hike proposal would bring in $650 million more per biennium

January 29th, 2020 - 6:03pm
The Legislative Counsel Bureau’s Fiscal Analysis Division provided a formal estimate Wednesday of the projected effect of the proposed ballot measure, which is backed by the Clark County Education Association. The gaming tax hike is one of two proposals to raise more money for education — the other is a sales tax increase.

Gaming | Local Government

Clark County, former SLS casino head to court over property tax dispute

November 27th, 2019 - 2:00am
After receiving approval from the Clark County Commission last month, officials with the county’s assessor's office have officially appealed a decision by a state tax board to reduce personal property taxes owed by the former SLS Las Vegas last year to $0, under regulations allowing property taxes to be reduced if the assessed value is less than the actual cash value paid for the property.



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