Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Nevada Gaming Board

State senator to be first woman to chair Nevada Gaming Control Board

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Nevada governor Brian Sandoval has chosen Republican state senator Becky Harris as the new chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the first woman to occupy the post.   Harris replaces former Chairman A.G. Burnett, who left the board on 22 December to work as an attorney for McDonald Carano in Reno. “Becky has served her community as an elected official and...

Nevada Gaming Control Board chairman Burnett leaves post

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  Nevada’s top gaming regulator, A.G. Burnett, has resigned to take a job in the private sector. Burnett, an attorney, who chaired the state Gaming Control Board (GCB) since November 2012, is leaving to take a job with law firm McDonald Carano.   In a telephone interview, Burnett said that he was proud of all the work he and his team had...

Comment: Vegas betting against the pot

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The ongoing discussion around the legalisation of marijuana in Nevada was brought to the fore at G2E by Terry Johnson of the state’s Gaming Control Board.   The regulation and recreational sale of marijuana in Nevada would at first seem relatively wholesome for a state that markets a city of sin as a its star attraction but such is not the...

Baccarat blues cause Vegas Strip win to fall 3.5 percent in November

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Falling baccarat wins in November 2016 push Las Vegas numbers into year-on-year decrease.   Year-on-year casino win entered the negatives on the Las Vegas strip in November, according to a report released by The Nevada Gaming Control Board. The Strip reaped a total gaming win of nearly $517 million, down 3.5 percent from November 2015’s take. While the Strip saw the biggest...