Nevada gaming revenue up 3.5 percent in May

Nevada recorded another positive month for gaming, according to the state Gaming Control Board, which today released May’s revenue numbers for large casinos. The board, which tracks … Source: gaming las vegas

Rebels unveil refreshed logo

UNLV athletics has undergone a lot of change in the past year or so — a new AD, a revamped basketball program, a new football stadium deal — and on Wednesday, the university continued the revamping process by unveiling … Source: UNLV Sports

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against the state, which is hoping to capture some … Source: gaming las vegas

Analysis: Big man Brandon McCoy is key to Rebels' rebuild

More than any other newcomer joining the UNLV roster this season, Brandon McCoy is being counted on to turn things around. As a five-star prospect and the most heralded recruit to commit during coach Marvin Menzies’ tenure, McCoy will be under pressure to perform at a high level on both […]

Teammates from Arizona power verbal with UNLV football

Defensive back Bryce Jackson and defensive lineman Chris Manoa, two starters on Chandler’s 2016 state championship team, announced their commitments. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Jackson, who also had scholarship offers from … Source: UNLV Sports

Police warn of scheme to district drivers, steal from cars

Metro Police are warning of a scheme crooks are using to distract drivers and then steal belongings from their cars. The scam goes like this: A person asks you to pull over, saying your car has a flat tire or a scratch. When you … Source: Crime Las Vegas

Brandon McCoy makes USA Basketball U19 team

UNLV freshman Brandon McCoy has been selected to play for the USA Basketball Under-19 team in next month’s FIBA World Cup. McCoy, a 7-foot center, was one of 12 players to make the cut. USA Basketball invited 27 players to its training facility in Colorado Springs for a … Source: […]

Stevens relishes blank canvas in devising downtown resort

While owners of other gaming companies are building additions to their properties or buying existing resorts, Stevens is preparing to tear down older venues and construct a new resort in their place. The Las Vegas Sun interviewed Stevens last week to talk about … Source: gaming las vegas