Coming gambling expansion may turn tables on Las Vegas

Schwartz, David G.
June 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/1/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 22, pP33
The author examines the implications of the gambling expansion in New Jersey on the gambling industry in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is noted that New Jersey's gambling revenue have risen in the early 1980s, while the gaming industry in Nevada was hit hard by a national recession. The potential impact of a move by U.S. lawmakers away from proposing Las Vegas-style casinos and measures that would instead foster locals gambling is assessed.


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