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Caesars

article Reno’s Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars in $17.3 billion casino merger
(6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- Eldorado Resorts is buying Caesars Entertainment in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion, effectively creating the largest owner and operator of...
article UNLV, Caesars Entertainment team up on Vegas teaching center
(5/5/2019)
(Nevada) -- A Las Vegas casino company and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, say they're partnering to create a teaching and practice space featuring a mock...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article Las Vegas and Reno casinos are betting on Esports to draw Millennials
(6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- The light beam piercing the clouds above the Luxor for years beckoned tourists to a traditional casino landscape of slots, card tables and smoky corners of...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Check out casino king’s Lake Tahoe estate where Rat Pack partied
(6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- In 1963, William F. Harrah had the choice to build a home on Lake Tahoe anywhere he wanted. It’s no surprise, then, that Villa Harrah boasts...
article Sisolak signs bill increasing oversight of casinos’ emergency response plans
(6/6/2019)
(Nevada) -- Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed a bill strengthening the law requiring casinos to file emergency response plans in the wake of the Route 91 Harvest festival...
article Nevada casino win drops for 4th straight month in April; weather a factor
(6/3/2019)
(Nevada) -- Total gaming win ticked down 1.8 percent in April to $936.5 million, a decrease of $17.3 million compared to April last year. That marks the fourth straight...
article Gaming Win Down in April
(5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- Gambling regulators say April was down month for Nevada casino winnings compared with a year ago, coming in under $1 billion for the first time since January...
article Las Vegas Casinos Continue to Struggle, Push Statewide Gaming Revenue Down 1.8 Percent
(5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas casinos are struggling through the first four months of the year, and the Strip’s reduced gross gaming revenue (GGR) is hurting the industry...
article Nevada registers 4th straight monthly decline in gaming win
(5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- The state’s gaming win dipped slightly in April while maintaining a flat level against the previous fiscal year, the state Gaming Control Board reported...
article Weather cited as Nevada casino gaming win drops
(5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- Total gaming win ticked down 1.8 percent in April to $936.5 million, a decrease of $17.3 million compared to April last year. Gaming Control Board Analyst...
article Bill increasing Nevada's minimum wage passes State Assembly
(5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- A bill to raise Nevada's minimum wage has passed the Assembly in a party-line vote. The measure approved Tuesday by Democrats seeks to raise the minimum...
article Nevada Gaming Commission OKs license for GVC Holdings
(5/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- One of the world’s largest sports wagering companies has been approved to operate in Nevada. The four-member Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously...
article Former casino dealer at the Bellagio added to Nevada's 'black book'
(5/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission confirms former Bellagio dealer Mark Branco has been added to the black book. Branco was convicted of theft and cheating the...
article In a less contentious hearing, Nevada regulators approve GVC Holding for a gaming license
(5/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- European sports betting giant GVC Holdings was formally licensed Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Commission in a much shorter and less combative hearing than...
article Sisolak appointment brings Nevada Gaming Commission to full strength
(5/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- When the Nevada Gaming Commission takes up a controversial sportsbook licensing and the latest nomination to the state’s List of Excluded Persons on...
article Stateline Could Get a New Event Center Along Highway 50
(5/17/2019)
(Nevada) -- The TDVA presented a preliminary summary of their study on the possible benefits of a six-thousand-seat center to the Douglas County Board of Commissioners...
article GVC Recommended for License by Nevada Regulators, But Gray Ops Come Under Fire
(5/9/2019)
(Nevada) -- British online gaming giant GVC is halfway to receiving a license to operate in Nevada, having been recommended for by the state’s Gaming Control Board...
article Sports wagering giant GVC gets OK from Nevada gaming board
(5/9/2019)
(Nevada) -- One of the world’s largest sports wagering companies moved a step closer to being licensed in Nevada on Wednesday. But not before nearly four hours of...
article Sports wagering giant GVC gets OK from Nevada gaming board
(5/8/2019)
(Nevada) -- One of the world’s largest sports wagering companies moved a step closer to being licensed in Nevada on Wednesday. But not before nearly four hours of...
article New Nevada Gaming Control Board chair bracing for challenging months ahead
(5/6/2019)
(Nevada) -- It seems the use of Sandra Douglass Morgan’s array of experience — in gaming and in sports — couldn’t have come at a better time for...
article Problem gambling gets less than sought by Sisolak
(5/3/2019)
(Nevada) -- Lawmakers Friday voted to reduce what the governor sought for the problem gambling program by more than half and rejected the idea of earmarking Gaming...
article Baccarat Plunge in Nevada Casinos Doesn’t Deter 1 Billion in Other Revenues
(4/27/2019)
(Nevada) -- There have been happy days recently for Nevada’s casino sportsbook, posting record revenues for basketball betting in March. As a result, the state...
article Nevada casino win tops $1B again in March; state reaps $80M
(4/25/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators say casinos again exceeded $1 billion in winnings during March, but the figure was relatively unchanged compared with the same...
article Nevada’s casino industry experiences a revenue decline for the third straight month
(4/25/2019)
(Nevada) -- At least the declines are getting smaller. For the third time in three months, Nevada’s statewide casino industry experienced a monthly gaming revenue...
article Gambling on harness racing in Nevada
(4/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- Harness racing in Nevada? Real chariots at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas? The odds may say no, but a group of harness horsemen have been working on...
article Man jumps out of ninth floor at Casablanca casino
(4/18/2019)
(Nevada) -- A man jumped out of a ninth floor window at the Casablanca Resort & Casino on Thursday morning, according to the Mesquite Police Department. Officials...
23 Total Articles on this Issue

Yucca Mountain Project

article In interview with Sun, Sanders talks Yucca Mountain, minimum wage hike and climate change
(6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, in a telephone interview with the Sun, reiterated his opposition to storing the nation’s nuclear waste...
article Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak restates opposition to Yucca Mountain restart plan
(6/12/2019)
(Nevada) -- In a sharply worded letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Gov. Steve Sisolak has again stated his and Nevada...
article COLUMN: Yucca Mountain is plenty safe, unless you live here
(5/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- Proponents of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository like to say that the science behind the project is sound and that the site is safe. In doing so,...
article Western Shoshone host public protest of Yucca Mtn. nuclear proposal
(5/8/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Western Shoshone Nation is inviting the public to join its protest this weekend against moves by the Trump administration to restart operations at the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article City of South Lake Tahoe changing Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day
(6/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- South Lake Tahoe will join a growing number of cities in dropping Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous People’s Day. City Council on Tuesday approved a...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Massive Gemini Solar Project near Las Vegas faces resistance
(6/18/2019)
(Nevada) -- The construction of a solar plant that would send power to Nevada, Arizona and California is receiving pushback from some environmental groups. The Gemini...
article Nobody objects to Forest Service’s rejection of oil and gas leasing in portion of Ruby Mountains
(5/7/2019)
(Nevada) -- The objection period following the U.S. Forest Service’s rejection of an oil and gas leasing proposal in the Ruby Mountains has ended, and neither the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

National Congress of American Indians

article Tribes Taking Action to Advance & Protect Sovereignty at the NCAI 2019 Mid Year Conference & Marketplace
(6/18/2019)
(Nevada) -- The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is honored to be a guest of the Western Region tribal nations for the 2019 Mid Year Conference &...
1 Article on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article Nevada attorney general files wide-ranging opioid lawsuit
(6/17/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada's attorney general expanded the state's lawsuit against the maker of the opioid OxyContin on Monday to include the company's former...
article Nevada files new lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, retailers
(6/17/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford announced a massive lawsuit Monday accusing dozens of drug manufacturers and distributors of propagating the state’s...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Workers at Fiesta Rancho hotel-casino vote to unionize
(6/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- Workers at Fiesta Rancho Hotel & Casino, which is owned and operated by Station Casinos, voted to unionize on June 14 through a secret-ballot election...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article With bills, Cortez Masto targets epidemic of missing and slain indigenous women
(6/11/2019)
(Nevada) -- Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., has stayed in the public eye with staunch opposition to the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in her home state....
1 Article on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Nevada to try limited banking for cash-heavy pot industry
(6/8/2019)
(Nevada) -- A new state law allowing Nevada to test out a limited marijuana banking system is expected to bring some relief to the state's booming cannabis industry...
article Guy Farmer: Cannabis Board vs. Gaming Control Board: No comparison
(5/18/2019)
(Nevada) -- As a former spokesman for Nevada’s effective and respected gaming control agencies, I cringe every time Gov. Steve Sisolak compares his proposed...
article Las Vegas Paiutes thrive in legalized marijuana market
(4/21/2019)
(Nevada) -- Benny Tso stands on the curb of a concrete sidewalk looking up at a snow-covered mountaintop, five miles in the distance. Tso, who served as the chairman of...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe hosting Pride Month celebrations Saturday
(6/6/2019)
(Nevada) -- June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month, and to celebrate Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is hosting a day filled with pride-...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article UNLV Conference Review: NCAA Still Adjusting To New Sports Betting Landscape
(6/4/2019)
(Nevada) -- Less than 15 months since the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting, the NCAA still appears to be grappling with how the expansion of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Water Issues

article Nevada lawmakers poised to dump water bill over Las Vegas pipeline fears
(5/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- A proposal to make water rights applications easier to manage won’t survive the Nevada Legislature – at least not this year. That’s because...
article Nevada ranchers, environmentalists and American Indians warn of urban water grab at Legislature
(5/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada ranchers, environmental groups and American Indian tribes are sounding the alarm over legislation they say could drain the water supply from rural...
article CHAIRMAN: STEELE: AB30 threatens tribal heritage and sacred sites
(5/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- Lawmakers have a big decision to make this week on water policy. Will they pass a bill that could make it substantially easier to siphon water away from...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Wire Act

article Ohio, Nevada look to avoid a confrontation with DOJ
(5/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- As the debate, as well as the lawsuits, still rages regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) decision to change its stance on the Federal Wire...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Harrah's adds patrol dog to its security staff
(5/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe have beefed up – or rather pooched up – its security when it added 1.5-year-old Belgian Malinois named...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article 'The Pioneers' Dives Deep Into Lives Of Northwest Territory Settlers
(5/8/2019)
(Nevada) -- David McCullough is best known to most readers for his popular biographies of some of the most prominent names in American history — Theodore Roosevelt...
1 Article on this Issue

Health Care

article Tribal, rural communities face off against dentists in debate over creating mid-level dental provider
(5/5/2019)
(Nevada) -- Growing up, Dawna Brown watched her grandmother eat everything: Antelope, deer brains, fish eyes, the meat of the cui-ui fish after painstakingly picking out...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Roll the Dice on Casino Magnate Bill Harrah’s Breathtaking Tahoe Estate
(6/25/2019)
(Nevada) -- Every home should have a therapeutic Himalayan salt cave. And a secret tunnel so celebrity guests can come and go unseen by prying paparazzi lenses. The...
article Casino magnate’s Lake Tahoe midcentury asks $25.75M
(6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- Christened Villa Harrah, named after Bill Harrah, founder of the eponymous network of hotels and casinos, this mammoth midcentury mansion in Lake Tahoe used...
article Step inside the ‘best view’ of Lake Tahoe, casino king’s estate
(6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- Villa Harrah boasts unparalleled views of the water and Sierra Nevada mountains. The legendary 20,000-square-foot estate built by the founder of Harrah...
article Stunning vistas, modern museums, quirky shops make Reno a favorite for tourists
(6/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- Reno, Nev., used to be my supply stop. In the late 1990s, I would grab goggles and gallons of water, then high-tail it to the Burning Man festival in the...
article Washoe Tribe gets grant for economic planning
(6/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- A federal grant will help the Washoe Tribe conduct economic development planning efforts. The Tribe is one of 47 communities included in the national program...
article Shoshone artist’s work inspires tribal activism
(6/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- There's an American Indian man in oversized reflective sunglasses sitting in the center of a painting. Over his shoulder, there's a mess of dated electronics...
article Nevada Is Getting More Democratic, and Casino Money Is Following Suit
(6/14/2019)
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas is America’s gambling playground, and one of the casino industry’s highest-stakes games is partisan politics. Some of the biggest names...
article Stewart Indian School Museum and Cultural Center about to become a reality
(6/14/2019)
(Nevada) -- Plans began forming more than twenty years ago to develop a cultural center and museum on the campus of the Stewart Indian School, just a few miles south of...
article Crow Creek Council treasurer faces sexual assault charge in Nevada
(6/12/2019)
(Nevada) -- The treasurer for the Crow Creek Tribal Council, who was charged with three sexual offenses by a federal court in April, is wanted for the 2017 sexual...
article Rosie’s Gaming Emporium chooses Gary Platt chairs for all five locations
(6/11/2019)
(Nevada) -- You might say Gary Platt is off to the races. An incredibly successful year has become even better with a new contract to install the company’s popular...
article Dancer catches on fire during Pahrump casino luau performance
(6/10/2019)
(Nevada) -- A fire dancer was burned Saturday evening when part of his costume caught fire while performing at a luau outside the Lakeside Casino in Pahrump. Initially,...
article Nevada Governor Signs Laws Impacting Nevadan Indian Colonies
(6/9/2019)
(Nevada) -- On Saturday Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed into law three bills, following five others signed earlier in the legislative session, which promote...
article Reno police remove man barricaded inside Atlantis casino bathroom stall
(6/8/2019)
(Nevada) -- Reno police removed a man who had armed himself with wire cutters and then locked himself inside a bathroom stall at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Friday...
article The Conversation: Think Confederate monuments are racist? Consider pioneer monuments
(6/1/2019)
(Nevada) -- In San Francisco, there is an an 800-ton monument that retells California history, from the Spanish missions to American settlement. Several bronze...
article WWII veteran is remembered as a 'warrior' by the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
(6/1/2019)
(Nevada) -- Cpl. Thomas McGinty was a man of few words. He seldom spoke about his time serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. He never boasted about his work as a...
article Reno-Sparks Indian Colony warriors memorialized in tribal cemetery
(5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- The names of the 96 deceased Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Native warriors were unveiled on Memorial Day in the Hungry Valley Cemetery. Displayed on a custom-...
article Career Fair featured Thursday at Carson City's Max Casino
(5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- Max Casino, Black Bear Diner, and the Wyndham Hotel in Carson City would like to invite job seekers to a career fair being held on Thursday, May 30, 2019...
article Following New Mexico, Nevada is poised to put tribal consultation requirements in statute
(5/28/2019)
(Nevada) -- The hearing on April 11 started out as routine as any mid-session legislative hearing does. The bill’s sponsor, Democratic Assemblywoman Sarah Peters,...
article Mid-level dental providers to only practice in underserved areas under amended legislation
(5/28/2019)
(Nevada) -- A scaled-back version of a bill to allow mid-level dental providers to practice in the state passed the Senate Monday night following concerns from dentists...
article Stewart Indian School in Carson City to recognize fallen Native American vets at Memorial Day ceremony
(5/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- A Memorial Day ceremony to pay tribute to Native American war veterans who have died will be held on Monday, 10 a.m. at the Stewart Indian School Cemetery in...

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