The Analyst

The Analyst

The Analyst is an experienced gaming industry executive who offers insight each week on events and issues affecting the industry. Contact The Analyst at Publisher@GamingToday.com

Gaming licensing: Time to re-do whole process?

Gaming licensing: Time to re-do whole process?

posted on June 27, 2017 by

The Analyst | In the most recent Nevada legislative session, and to his credit, Gaming Commission Chairman Tony Alamo sought and obtained a separate category in the concept of “no” for un-approved gaming license applications called “rejection.”

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What would nationwide sports wagering mean to Nevada?

What would nationwide sports wagering mean to Nevada?

posted on June 20, 2017 by

The Analyst | Recently the American Gaming Association made a number of announcements and comments about their efforts to seek the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act and they have generally asserted that the time is right to make it happen.

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A historic Vegas whale, Khashoggi, passes away

A historic Vegas whale, Khashoggi, passes away

posted on June 13, 2017 by

The Analyst | From time to time Las Vegas turns the lights off for a short while to honor the passing of either entertainers or casino moguls who had made major contributions to the city. 

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Latest plague taking over Vegas: Complain to Comps

Latest plague taking over Vegas: Complain to Comps

posted on June 06, 2017 by

The Analyst | Whine and Dine, please permit a slight twist on the old “wine and dine” cliché, but there is an interesting customer evolution going on in the destination gaming resort industry that ultimately rewards customers for bad behavior.

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No betting at new stadium? Good luck stopping it!

No betting at new stadium? Good luck stopping it!

posted on May 30, 2017 by

The Analyst | It was amusing to read gaming is going to be prohibited at the new Raider stadium. Other than through the enactment of a lot of special laws and regulations the only way the new football stadium would have qualified for legal licensed gaming was if there was a qualifying sized hotel resort physically linked to it.

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