Tag Archives: Las Vegas Strip
- Nevada casinos break three-month losing streak thanks to baccarat and football
October 30, 2015
Nevada casinos snapped a three-month losing streak in September thanks to the return of pro football wagering and improved baccarat winnings. Statewide casino gaming revenue rose 1.5% to $916.3m, while action on the Las Vegas Strip improved 2% to $504.8m. The reversal of fortune came as VIP baccarat posted year-on-year...
- Interview with Chris McAlary on BitCoin
November 24, 2014
Becky Liggero talks to Chris McAlary of Coin Cloud. He shares how he made the transition from mining Bitcoin to actually launching a company that creates the ATMs. Becky Liggero: I'm here with Chris McAlary; he is the co-founder of Coin Cloud. We are here in Las Vegas for Chris has a Bitcoin ATM...
- Snake Oil & Widgets: Las Vegas – Making Sensory of it all
October 8, 2014
As a seasoned Vegas visitor, I ought to know better than to avoid shut-eye on the journey over, fully aware of the endless eye-bashing and late nights that await me on touchdown at McCarran Airport for my week-long trip to G2E. The bright neon lights sit pride of place in...
- The MGM Economic Indicator is Flashing…Yellow
August 12, 2014
One month ago, I showed how customer volumes at MGM can be indicative, even predictive, of stock market declines. While there is no hard science involved in the art of prognosticating trends in capital markets, there is logic behind taking signals from MGM regarding how to trade and invest. In...
- Sands Corp chairman Sheldon Adelson to back Newt Gingrich “any way possible”
December 19, 2011
Las Vegas Sands Corporation chairman Sheldon Adelson is expected to flash some more cash in the way of republican presidential election candidate Newt Gingrich – doing what he can to help him succeed, a friend of the casino mogul has said. In a report by The Daily Beast, Fred Zeidman...
- Baccarat boosts Nevada revenue, but Atlantic City woes continue
December 10, 2011
Figures released on Friday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board suggest that the profitability of the state’s casinos is increasingly dependent on how things fare at their baccarat tables. After baccarat revenue fell 36.2% in September, October brought a 74% increase over the same month a year earlier. The baccarat...
Volumes at Atlantic City show we’re deep into the boom
April 18, 2017