Monthly Archives: September 2015

Nevada Gaming Revenue Down Again


Statewide and Strip gaming revenue declined for the third straight month in August, although some parts of Clark County reported double-digit increases. Nevada casinos collected $908.2 million from gamblers in August, a decline of nearly 1.4%, according to the Gaming Control Board. Strip casino revenue declined 4.7% to $527.4 million. The Strip declines were due… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Sales and Prices Continue to Climb


Local home sales and prices continued to post gains in August compared to the same time last year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR).  GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service (MLS) during August was $220,000, unchanged from July and up… Read more »

Commerce Tax Update


Thanks to the generosity of Government Affairs Specialist Russell Smithson at McDonald Carano Wilson, we’re happy to bring you Russ’s notes on the recent Dept. of Taxation workshop on the Commerce Tax. The next meeting is 9/25. *** There was no public comment at the onset of the hearing. Deonne Contine opened the hearing stating there will… Read more »