Nevada casinos end fiscal year with winnings up 2.9 percent
Casinos in Nevada won 2.9 percent more from gamblers in the fiscal year that ended in June, compared with the year before. For the 12 months from July 2016 to June 2017, so-called “casino win” in Nevada totaled more than $11.4 billion.
Las Vegas airport 500K ahead of half-year 2016 passenger tally
McCarran International Airport is reporting that it handled 500,000 more passengers in the first half of 2017 than the first six months last year. Clark County officials reported that the Las Vegas airport logged just under 4.2M arriving and departing people in June.
MGM Resorts beats 2Q profit forecasts
MGM Resorts International (MGM) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $210.6 million. The Las Vegas-based company said it had profit of 36 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 31 cents per share.
Wynn Resorts tops Wall Street 2Q forecasts
Wynn Resorts Ltd. reports second-quarter earnings of $74.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas-based company said it had net income of 73 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to extinguish debt, were $1.18 per share.
Cowboys should be the favorite... for now
NFL Previews | Based on cumulative records last year, the NFC East was the kingpin of the league at 15 games over .500, producing a wild card for the first time in seven years (NY Giants 11-5) and the top seed in the conference (Dallas 13-3).