The October increase was primarily due to a 3.6 percent gain on the Las Vegas Strip, where casinos pulled in 0.7 million.
Clark County overall was up 2.8 percent, while South Lake Tahoe posted a 0.8 percent gain with .9 million in revenues.
It was the third consecutive month of modest gaming wins for the state.
For the 2013 fiscal year that began July 1, the gaming win has increased 4.6 percent.
Jim Gibbons as co-chair of (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty said today that the country will not have success in reducing the tragic type of shooting incident that occurred Friday in Connecticut without providing more mental health support.Brian Sandoval today announced he will include 78,000 additional people in Nevada’s Medicaid program as provided for under the federal Affordable Care Act.“Though I have never liked the Affordable Care Act because of the individual mandate it places on citizens, the increased burden on businesses and concerns about access to health care, the law has been upheld by the Supreme Court,” he said in a statement. “My fiscal year 2014-2015 budget will provide 78,000 additional Nevadans with health insurance coverage through (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – The U. Department of Education announced today that 16 applicants, including the Carson City School District, will share nearly 0 million in Race to the Top funds to improve student learning.Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R- Las Vegas, elected to Assembly District 4 in November, has submitted a bill draft request to prepare a measure for consideration in the 2013 legislative session.
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