Category: Gaming

MAY GAMING GAINS!!!

  Nevada casinos enjoyed increased gaming activity during the month of May. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports gaming revenue rose to $991.6-million, up almost 3.5% from May of last year. Casinos in nearby Laughlin fared even better. The Board reports that properties along the Colorado River enjoyed $43.3-million in gaming revenue in May, a 9.26 percent increase from May,...

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APRIL KIND TO NEVADA GAMING INDUSTRY

  Casinos across the Silver State and along the Colorado River enjoyed an uptick in gambling activity during the month of April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports that $876.1-million in gambling revenue statewide, up 1.2% from April of last year. Laughlin properties fared better with a gain of almost 4.25%. Casinos along the river collected $42.9 in gambling revenue in April, compared to $41.1-million the same month last...

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NEVADA GAMING NUMBERS SLIDE IN FEBRUARY

February turned out to be a poor month for gaming properties in Nevada. Casinos across the silver state reported a gaming win of $945.6-million, down 4.5% from February, 2016. The decline was less sharp in nearby Laughlin. Casinos along the Colorado River reported a February gaming win of $43.4-million, down .62 percent from the same month last...

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RIVER COMMUNITIES STAGE FIRST ANNUAL SENIOR GAMES

  Bullhead City and Laughlin are partnering to promote and host their first senior games. Anyone 50 years of age or more is invited to compete in any of 16 athletic and gaming events that are offered the first year. Recreation Supervisor Katie Paul said some of the competitive events include poker and blackjack, as well as bowling, swimming and golf. She said prospective participants, or interested vendors and event volunteers, can learn more online (www.seniorgames.co) or through a phone call (855-924-6882 or 928-763-9400). Bullhead City Manager Toby Cotter said it is hoped that the Senior Games become another...

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