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Top News & Analysis Nevada


  • States bring renewed swagger to Top States 2013 Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.

  • Categories and Criteria Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.

  • Mapping Student Debt Changes the Debate Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:45 PM ET

    A New York Federal Reserve report suggests that college grads swamped by debt may be victims of forces greater than their willingness to pay.

  • Nevada Becomes First State to Launch Online Poker Site Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    Nevada has become the first state to legalize online poker play for residents of legal age. Many other states will follow suit if sites such as UltimatePoker.com prove successful.

  • Online Gambling: Europeans Poised to Conquer the US Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 10:17 AM ET

    With the legalization of online gambling in the U.S., European gambling firms see a huge opportunity.

  • Chinese Firm Looks to Tap US Natural Gas Market Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    One of China's largest private companies is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.

  • The Sands Corp. sign in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Las Vegas Sands said it "likely" violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which outlaws the bribery of foreign officials, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday.

  • Caesars Blames Sandy for Revenue Drop Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    Caesars Blames Sandy for Revenue Drop

    Caesars is blaming half the drop in Q4 net revenue on Hurricane Sandy, and online gambling has been legalized in Nevada, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • China Tests Cashless Casino—Macau, Watch Out Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 6:37 PM ET

    Owned by art, film and real estate mogul Zhang Baoquan, Tree Resort World on Sanya Bay bar marks the Chinese government's first tacit approval of a gaming concept outside of Macau.

  • Late-Payment Rate on US Mortgages Hits Four-Year Low Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 8:12 AM ET

    Homeowners who took on mortgages well after the housing bubble burst are doing a better job in keeping up with payments, a trend that has helped push the national rate of late payments on home loans to the lowest level in four years.

  • Reid: US Congress Will Pass Immigration Legislation Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | 2:57 PM ET
    A petitioner holds a US flag during a naturalization ceremony.

    The top Senate Democrat on Sunday predicted that Congress will pass and send to President Barack Obama legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration system, saying "things are looking really good." Obama last week expressed hope Congress can get a deal done on immigration, possibly in the first half of the year.

  • How Samsung Is Dealing With Apple Dropping Chips Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.

  • Talking Numbers: Zynga Files for Gambling License Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 3:23 PM ET
    Talking Numbers: Zynga Files for Gambling License

    Zynga has made a bet on online gambling, and reportedly filed for a gambling license in Nevada. How should you play the stock now? Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners, and Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, weigh in.

  • Zynga Bets on Gaming in Nevada Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 11:26 AM ET
    Zynga Bets on Gaming in Nevada

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Zynga's stock is popping after the company announced it is applying for a real-money gaming license in Nevada.

  • Harry Reid's Nevada: Fiscal Cliff Fears Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 1:24 PM ET
    Harry Reid's Nevada: Fiscal Cliff Fears

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Sen. Harry Reid's state of Nevada, home of the highest unemployment rate and second highest foreclosure rate in the country.

  • Mustang Ranch, Nevada's Brothel Teetering on 'Cliff' Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 10:01 AM ET
    Mustang Ranch, Nevada's Brothel Teetering on 'Cliff'

    Even Nevada's Mustang Ranch bordello is shaken by the "fiscal cliff" uncertainty.

  • Recession Hits World's Oldest Profession Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 7:52 AM ET
    Recession Hits World's Oldest Profession

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports how "fiscal cliff" fears are impacting a brothel in Nevada.

  • This Election, a Private Bet on Las Vegas Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 4:24 PM ET
    This Election, a Private Bet on Las Vegas

    Nevada has the highest unemployment rate in the nation, and its six electoral votes are up for grabs this election. Most of the state's registered voters are Democrats, but Republicans have been spending heavily.

  • *Some big-name Romney backers will be watching from Boston. Now, some heavyweights of the $2 trillion industry plan to break out the champagne and party in style Tuesday night as they cheer on their man at events in Boston, New York and even Las Vegas, according to people familiar with the Romney campaign and some of the big contributors.

  • Fierce finish: Romney, Obama sharpen closing lines Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    PATASKALA, Ohio-- Down to a fierce finish, President Barack Obama accused Mitt Romney of scaring voters with lies on Friday, while the Republican challenger warned grimly of political paralysis and another recession if Obama reclaims the White House. Obama backers shouted as the president campaigned in Ohio.