Phil Hevener

Gaming Today Phil Hevener

Phil Hevener has been writing about the business, politics and leading personalities of the U.S. casino industry for more than 30 years. He continues to publish his “Phil Hevener's Gaming Hotline,” a bi-weekly newsletter that for the last 14 years has followed current gaming issues and the personalities who drive them.

Email: PhilHevener@gamingtoday.com

Committee aims to maintain integrity in dealing with marijuana

Committee aims to maintain integrity in dealing with marijuana

posted on November 07, 2017 by

Gaming Insider | The strain has become evident as gaming officials struggle to deal with the booming demand for marijuana in Nevada amid a mass of conflicting state and federal rules. The feds still consider the use of weed a felony and there is no sign this attitude will be reversed.

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Will Supreme Court decision open door to the future?

Will Supreme Court decision open door to the future?

posted on October 24, 2017 by

Gaming Insider | Nevada-based companies will have big decisions to make if the door is opened to sports betting in other states as the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether Congress trampled a states’ rights approach to government.

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Las Vegas officials look to safeguard future of Las Vegas’ appeal

Las Vegas officials look to safeguard future of Las Vegas’ appeal

posted on October 10, 2017 by

Gaming Insider | Give free rein to your inner child in Las Vegas. Let her rip and see what happens because what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. These familiar marketing lines fall kind of flat because of what happened across the Strip from Mandalay Bay.

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Gaming Industry in transition

Gaming Industry in transition

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Gaming Insider | Jack Binion says no one outside Nevada was pressuring Las Vegas to explain the city’s appeal when his family arrived here from Texas more than 60 years ago and took the first steps toward opening the Horseshoe gambling hall.

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Investors still playing the game in Vegas

Investors still playing the game in Vegas

posted on September 12, 2017 by

Gaming Insider | Las Vegas continues to play a starring role as a magnet for big money investors with dreams for replicating the success of others. But Las Vegas continues to enjoy an ace in the hole that may not be found elsewhere.

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