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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

Civil suits may get more scrutiny from Nevada Gaming Control Board

Civil suits may get more scrutiny from Nevada Gaming Control Board

posted on February 20, 2018 by

The Analyst | It is always a challenge to have a conversation with current and former Nevada Gaming Control Board agents, members or commissioners about contemporary topics. Not that they are unwilling to talk, but they are unwilling to be quoted.

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Why gaming continues Wynn investigation

Why gaming continues Wynn investigation

posted on February 13, 2018 by

The Analyst | After Steve Wynn’s recent resignation from his various officer and director positions at his name sake company, I was asked “why the various regulating bodies would even bother to investigate the various allegations around Mr. Wynn if he resigned from the company?”

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Vegas, Wynn impacted by changing times

Vegas, Wynn impacted by changing times

posted on February 06, 2018 by

The Analyst | In the fraternity of old gaming executives, when the Wall Street Journal story broke about the Steve Wynn allegations the phones lit up and the stories of the philandering’s of some of the since departed casino pioneers, owners and CEOs became the chat of the day.

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Expect leagues to take small percentage, much less than 1%

Expect leagues to take small percentage, much less than 1%

posted on January 30, 2018 by

The Analyst | Recent articles have stimulated questions from readers on the NBA seeking a piece of the action on sports wagering, Casino resort comps and the $70,000,000 in bad debt casinos reported through the Nevada Gaming Abstract for the 12 months ended June 30, 2017.

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Give & take in casino accounting comps

Give & take in casino accounting comps

posted on January 23, 2018 by

The Analyst | Three accounting events are impacting gaming operators this year. Two unexpected ones came from the surprise tax reform act passed in December and the expected one was a change to revenue recognition practices.

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