Consumers spending their disposable dollars on drinks and food in bars and restaurants helped push Clark County’s taxable sales to $3.5 billion in March, a 2.8 percent increase over the same month in 2015.
Sports betting remains a bright spot in Nevada’s otherwise lackluster gaming win in April, with the $292.3 million wagered on basketball, hockey, baseball and other events —a record for the month, the Gaming Control Board reported Thursday.
New Jersey’s legislature approved two bills that would pull Atlantic City from the brink of bankruptcy and give the troubled gambling hub about five months to right its finances — a task that if unmet would result in an unprecedented state takeover.
Marina Pavisic looked relaxed as she scrolled through her smartphone Thursday morning while waiting for a flight home to Albuquerque, New Mexico. She spent only five minutes making her way through the Transportation Security Administration’s checkpoint at McCarran International Airport, and had more time on her hands than planned.