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Nevada Gaming

article Nevada closes small gaming ops, casinos’ fears mount
(7/11/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada casino operators fear that they could be forced to close their venues a second time as the state struggles with a resurgence of COVID-19 infections....
article Gov. Steve Sisolak Recloses Bars on Friday to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
(7/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- Bars in Clark County and some additional counties in Nevada will reclose on Friday after health officials warned Gov. Steve Sisolak that the number of COVID-...
article Many of Nevada's bars are closing again. Are casinos next? Here's what we know.
(7/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- Three miles west of the glittering Strip, Brian Slipock runs a modest watering hole called Jacksons. It's the kind of spot that draws neighborhood folks...
article Nevada’s restricted gaming industry to close Friday following spike in coronavirus cases
(7/9/2020)
(Nevada) -- The bulk of Nevada’s restricted gaming industry – locations with 15 or fewer slot machines – will shut down Friday night under a directive...
article Gaming and Hospitality Legal News, Volume 12, Number 12: Nevada Gaming Commission Regulatory Adoption Presents New Opportunities for Wager Funding
(7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- On June 25th, 2020, the Nevada Gaming Commission held a hearing in which it adopted amendments to the Nevada Gaming Regulations to permit the direct or...
article Laughlin casino temporarily suspends table game operations
(7/7/2020)
(Nevada) -- Due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the community, Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino announced on Monday that it would...
article MORON ALERT: Nevada man arrested after refusing to wear mask in casino
(7/6/2020)
(Nevada) -- A Nevada man was arrested for trespassing Sunday after refusing to either leave a Stateline, Nev., casino or put on a mask. Security asked the man to leave...
article Officials: Quicker COVID-19 test results needed to boost contact tracing efforts in Nevada
(7/6/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada health officials are again urging labs to more quickly return coronavirus test results as the state tries to track down individuals who may have...
article OSHA: Complaint volume has ‘increased significantly’ since Sisolak’s June 26 mask mandate
(7/6/2020)
(Nevada) -- Officials with the Division of Industrial Relations’ Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted another round of observations on...
article Nevada Man Charged with Trespassing After He Allegedly Refused to Wear Mask at Hard Rock Casino Bar
(7/5/2020)
(Nevada) -- A 32-year-old Nevada man was arrested for trespassing early Saturday (July 4) after he allegedly refrained from putting on a facial covering while sitting at...
article Laughlin casinos confirm COVID-19 employee cases; some close
(7/4/2020)
(Nevada) -- Some hotels and casinos in Laughlin. Nevada, have closed again after employees tested positive for COVID-19, officials said. Harrah’s Laughlin...
article After 7,461 casino inspections, 111 cases opened for non-COVID compliance
(7/3/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced July 1 that it’s opened 111 investigative cases looking into allegations of non-compliance with COVID-19-...
article 7 Harrah’s Laughlin workers test positive for COVID-19
(7/2/2020)
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp. says seven employees have tested positive with the coronavirus. “Harrah’s Laughlin has had seven team...
article More employees of Laughlin hotel-casinos test positive for COVID-19
(7/2/2020)
(Nevada) -- Harrah’s Laughlin says 7 of its team members have tested positive for COVID-19 since reopening June 4. No employees have passed away because of the...
article Nevada casinos report $5.8 million in May winnings; it $981.7 million a year ago
(7/2/2020)
(Nevada) -- To no one”s surprise with all of Nevada’s casinos closed for the month of May, gambling win totals came out to just $5.8 million. That amounts to...
article Casinos have no standard protocol for temperature checks
(7/1/2020)
(Nevada) -- At Red Rock Resort, there’s a separate line for Chairman-level players club members — much like there was at the buffet, back when we still had...
article Nevada casino, tourism, airport data reflect May closures
(6/30/2020)
(Nevada) -- Casinos that were closed through May due to the coronavirus pandemic yielded nearly no tax revenue for Nevada, state regulators reported Tuesday. one of a...
article Nevada casinos were devastated two months in a row: May revenue down 99.4% year-over-year
(6/30/2020)
(Nevada) -- For two months in a row, the COVID-19 shutdown devastated Nevada casino revenues. Nevada Gaming Control Board data released Tuesday revealed some gambling...
article Problem gambling help during COVID-19 pandemic
(6/30/2020)
(Nevada) -- 8 News NOW’s Jonh Langeler speaks with Ted Hartwell from the Nevada Council On Problem Gambling on Good Day Las Vegas with issues he is seeing across...
article Las Vegas, Reno Casinos Mandate Face Masks For Casino Visitors As Of Friday Morning
(6/29/2020)
(Nevada) -- Masks must be worn in Nevada’s public indoor spaces, the state’s Governor has ordered. That means casino visitors anywhere in the state must...
article Coronavirus: 56 new cases in Washoe; Virus spreading faster in Nevada than any other state
(6/29/2020)
(Nevada) -- Washoe County health officials reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County, according to the Regional Information Center. That brings the total of...
article Nevada Gaming Commission Opens The Door To Cashless Wagering
(6/29/2020)
(Nevada) -- In a Thursday meeting last week, the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) took a small but important step toward modernizing the state’s gambling industry....
article Contact tracing, a public health tool challenged by coronavirus, faces new test in Nevada and its casinos
(6/28/2020)
(Nevada) -- Long before contact tracing became the stuff of household conversations, it was a crucial but unassuming tool used by rank-and-file public health...
article Casinos in Nevada May Face Disciplinary Actions if Visitors Don’t Wear Masks
(6/26/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board discussed possible disciplinary actions for operators which do not follow the rules for guests wearing masks within their...
article Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Issues Mandatory Face Mask Order Effective on Friday
(6/25/2020)
(Nevada) -- Starting Friday, everyone who goes out in public will have to wear a mask or face covering. Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a new directive that makes wearing a...
article Station Casinos Announces Plans For 4th Of July Fireworks
(6/23/2020)
(Nevada) -- Station Casinos will once again host two of the valley’s largest 4th of July fireworks shows. The shows, which will begin at approximately 9 p.m. on...
26 Total Articles on this Issue

Land Issues

article Nevada Democrats aim to block Nellis bombing range expansion
(7/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- Gov. Steve Sisolak said he is backing Nevada's Democratic congressional delegation, which is opposing a military effort to widen the boundaries of a vast...
1 Article on this Issue

Poker

article Negreanu Bashes Bank of America for Closing Account, Poker Star Says Activity Was Legit
(7/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- Daniel Negreanu, one of the most accomplished poker players of all-time, will have to find another bank at which to stash his winnings. That’s because...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

article $17.3 billion Eldorado, Caesars merger 1 step closer after Nevada approval
(7/9/2020)
(Nevada) -- The mega merger of Reno’s Eldorado Resorts, Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corporation in Las Vegas is one step closer to reality. On Wednesday, the...
article Caesars shareholders prepare for Eldorado merger
(7/9/2020)
(Nevada) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. shareholders have one week to vote on how they want to receive an expected windfall from the anticipated closing of the merger...
article Caesars’ Takeover by Eldorado Wins Nevada Gaming Board’s Backing
(7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board recommended that the state approve the planned takeover of Caesars Entertainment Corp. by Eldorado Resorts Inc. -- a big step...
article Gaming board backs Eldorado-Caesars $17.3B deal
(7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- The state Gaming Control Board on Wednesday unanimously backed Reno-based Eldorado Resorts Inc.’s $17.3 billion bid to acquire Caesars Entertainment Corp....
article Gaming board to consider Eldorado-Caesars $17.3B deal — WATCH LIVE
(7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- Representatives of Reno-based Eldorado Resorts Inc. are expected to be one step closer to completing their $17.3 billion acquisition of Caesars Entertainment...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock poolside celebrity Q&A with Jerry Rice, Dennis Rodman and Shane Victorino
(7/9/2020)
(Nevada) -- Most public events associated with the American Century Championship this week are not taking place due to safety concerns created by COVID-19, but one is...
1 Article on this Issue

COVID-19

article Nevada Guard helps Shoshone Tribe in fight against COVID-19
(7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- Members of the Nevada National Guard traveled north to assist the Shoshone Health District (SHD) with COVID-19 testing July 1 in Duckwater. The Shoshone are...
article MORON ALERT: Judge orders man who refused to wear mask in Stateline casino to follow state directives
(7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- A Douglas County, Nevada, man — who tested a Stateline casino’s resolve to require masks — was ordered to wear one after he was taken into...
article Nevada Guard helps Shoshone Tribe in fight against COVID-19
(7/7/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada Guardsmen traveled north last week to assist the Shoshone Health District with COVID-19 community-based collections, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in...
article Nevada tribal emergency coordinator named amid pandemic
(7/6/2020)
(Nevada) -- A member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe has been named as the state’s new tribal emergency response coordinator, amid a report that coronavirus...
article Nevada Tribal Emergency Coordinator Named Amid Pandemic
(7/4/2020)
(Nevada) -- A member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe has been named as the state’s new tribal emergency response coordinator, amid a report that coronavirus...
article Paiute Tribe extends Pyramid Lake restrictions, highway closures to combat coronavirus
(7/1/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe has extended road closures, highway screenings and lake recreation restrictions to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.The...
article Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe extends closure over COVID-19
(7/1/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is extending its closure order to protect the health of tribal members and reduce the spread of COVID-19. The closure order...
article Nevada’s 27 tribal nations say they were left behind amid pandemic
(6/28/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s 27 tribal nations say they were left behind for two crucial months as the coronavirus crept into every corner of the state. Amid a national...
article Nevada’s 27 tribal nations say they were left behind amid pandemic
(6/24/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s 27 tribal nations say they were left behind for two crucial months as the coronavirus crept into every corner of the state. Amid a national...
article Rural Nevada Church Wants Casino Treatment During Pandemic (sub req)
(6/23/2020)
(Nevada) -- A Nevada church has asked the Ninth Circuit for emergency injunctive relief, asking to be allowed to hold religious assemblies at half its building’s...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Should BetMGM Be Forced To Pay $250,000 In Past-Post Bets?
(7/7/2020)
(Nevada) -- Should BetMGM be forced to pay out on bets that were placed after the event had started, thus giving the bettor a material edge? That’s the question the...
article MGM CEO tells staff ‘no cheating’ on coronavirus safety precautions
(7/3/2020)
(Nevada) -- MGM Resorts International has launched an internal campaign reminding workers to follow new health and safety protocols at all times, not just at work.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Gambling support led to accusation 1948 Nevada football team threw game
(7/5/2020)
(Nevada) -- The 1948 college football season brought a seemingly non-stop whirlwind of national headlines, records, recognition and scandal to the Nevada Wolf Pack....
1 Article on this Issue

Fort Mojave

article Laughlin casino closing again after employees test positive
(6/30/2020)
(Nevada) -- A Laughlin casino temporarily closed its doors once again after a number of workers tested positive for COVID-19. Avi Resort &Casino, operated by the...
article Nevada’s Avi Resort and Casino in Laughlin Closes After Team Members Test Positive for COVID-19
(6/30/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Avi Resort and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada announced yesterday that it will temporarily shut down operations until July 10. The operator was forced to...
article Avi Resort & Casino in Laughlin temporarily closes through July 10
(6/29/2020)
(Nevada) -- Avi Resort & Casino in Laughlin will temporarily close its doors starting midnight tonight through July 10. The property said more than 400 team members...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Casino HR executives, consultants talk mask use for employees and patrons
(7/7/2020)
(Nevada) -- Casino human-resources executives and consultants noted Tuesday good compliance among customers with mask mandates and not a lot of confrontations with staff...
article ‘It’s just time’: Washoe Tribe rep weighs in on use of ‘squaw’
(7/3/2020)
(Nevada) -- One of the area’s premier resorts has made headlines during the past week after announcing that it is considering moving away from a term deemed by...
article ‘It’s just time’: Washoe Tribe representative weighs in on use of ‘squaw’
(7/2/2020)
(Nevada) -- One of the area’s premier resorts has made headlines during the past week after announcing that it is considering moving away from a term deemed by...
article Ask Joe: When will Pyramid Lake re-open to the public?
(6/27/2020)
(Nevada) -- News 4 viewer Daniel wrote in asking if there are any plans to re-open Pyramid lake to the public? Here's what I found out: Pyramid lake is closed to the...
article Las Vegas Guest Room Attendant On Working During Pandemic As Casinos, Businesses Reopen
(6/26/2020)
(Nevada) -- Visitors and residents in Nevada are now required to wear face coverings in public starting Friday. The news comes as casinos and businesses reopen after a...
article Paper or plastic? Casinos explore mobile payment options
(6/25/2020)
(Nevada) -- Playing at the slot machines of a casino usually involves withdrawing cash, entering it into the machine, receiving slips after cashing out, and re-entering...
article Nevada commission considers regulations for more cashless gaming
(6/25/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada has long contemplated regulations that would bring more digital financial transactions to casino floors. Spurred in part by the coronavirus outbreak,...
article Tribal council gets federal grant while fighting federal court ruling
(6/25/2020)
(Nevada) -- Few could argue the colony was long overdue for cleanup and investment. Alongside well-kept homes, trash, derelict vehicles and campers. Scattered about,...
article Digital and cashless gaming technology viewed as bringing casinos into the 21st century
(6/22/2020)
(Nevada) -- Cashless gaming has been used on slot machines throughout the casino industry for at least two decades, although it wasn’t initially accepted by...
article Nevada division announces new tribal coordinator for emergency response
(6/21/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Division of Emergency Management is pleased to name Cassandra Darrough as DEM's Tribal Coordinator, helping with emergency management support...
article Court halts cleanups and demolitions at Winnemucca Indian Colony, questions council's legitimacy
(6/18/2020)
(Nevada) -- Following recent attempts to evict residents amid an ongoing lawsuit over who has the legal right to live at the Winnemucca Indian Colony, a court has...
article Possible murder weapon surprise discovery at Indian colony
(6/12/2020)
(Nevada) -- There's been no lack of disturbing discoveries at the clean up of the Winnemucca Indian Colony, but one could hold the key to a 20-year-old murder mystery...
article Avi Resort & Casino in Laughlin reopens with reduced capacity, closed venues
(6/11/2020)
(Nevada) -- Avi Resort & Casino reopened Thursday morning joining other resorts in Laughlin as the state's gaming industry attempts to recover following closures...
article Winnemucca Indian Colony cleans up amid threats
(6/11/2020)
(Nevada) -- For a decade and a half, the Winnemucca Indian Colony deteriorated, the victim of a tribal government dispute and federal bureaucratic indifference. It has...
article Knowing Nevada: Fort Churchill and the Battles of Pyramid Lake
(6/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- While Nevada was still part of Utah territory, in the late 1800's, emigrants made their way out west for gold, new life, and the American frontier. During...
article Restaurant Impossible: Eateries Inside Nevada Casinos Will Struggle to Open Under State Regulations
(5/15/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada casino restaurants are permitted to reopen for business during Phase One of the state’s COVID-19 recovery plan, but under strict regulations.
article After severe knee injury, Wyatt overcomes odds to play college softball
(5/12/2020)
(Nevada) -- Meadow Wyatt was already going to increase the curve, although she figured her athletic days were over — the curve of Native Americans going to college...
article Building trust between Native American communities and educational institutions
(4/24/2020)
(Nevada) -- For two days in May 2019, Dr. Myrton Running Wolf searched for the Indigenous Publics working group, which was part of the Rhetoric Society of America...
article New buyer found for MontBleu casino at Stateline
(4/24/2020)
(Nevada) -- Eldorado Resorts announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell the MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa in Lake Tahoe to Twin River Worldwide...
article Nevada gaming officials unanimously OK casino in Indian Springs
(4/22/2020)
(Nevada) -- It’s been six years since Indian Springs had its own casino. Now, it’s on the verge of getting one back. The Nevada Gaming Commission on...

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