Monthly Archives: January 2018

Nevada Gaming Win Essentially Flat in December

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $960,384,350 for the month of December 2017, according to the state’s Gaming Control Board. This amounts to a 0.44% increase compared to December 2016, when licensees reported a gaming win of $956,173,169. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017), gaming win… Read more »

McCarran Traffic Hits Record 48.5M in 2017

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McCarran International Airport welcomed 48.5 million arriving and departing passengers last year, according to a release from the airport. This is a new record and the seventh consecutive year the commercial airport serving Southern Nevada posted a year-over-year increase, with the 2017 total marking a 2.2 percent upturn from the year prior. The previous passenger… Read more »

Nevada Closes 2017 With Strong Job Growth, Stable Unemployment

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Nevada’s labor market indicators closed out 2017 on a high note, according to a new release from the state’s Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR). December saw a seasonally adjusted gain of 7,600 jobs from November, and 40,900 added over the course of the year. Both the private and public sectors outperformed in December:… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Prices Rose 14% In 2017

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Despite a tight housing supply, the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS®(GLVAR) reported that 2017 was one of the best years on record for local home sales and that home prices continued to increase from the previous year. GLVAR reported that local home prices ended the year up 14 percent from one year ago, with… Read more »

Las Vegas Tourism Stats Trend Down Again in November

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The latest stats from LVCVA are out, and again things are trending down slightly for Las Vegas. As noted earlier on our blog, gaming revenue in the county was down 3.2 percent. While air traffic was up and auto traffic, at least along I-15, was essentially flat, overall visitor volume was down 3.7 percent. Due… Read more »

Democrats Outdone By Republicans As Voter Registrations Rise

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Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske reports an increase of 3,945 active registered voters statewide during the month of December 2017 as compared to November 2017.  The total number of active registered voters in Nevada is 1,461,810, an increase of 0.27%. Democratic Party active registered voters statewide increased by 811 (0.14%), and Republican Party active… Read more »

Continued Dip On The Strip Brings Gaming Win Down in November

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $909,007,025 for the month of November 2017, according to the state’s Gaming Control Board. This amounts to a 2.30% decrease compared to November 2016, when licensees reported a gaming win of $930,405,599. However, for the fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through November 30, 2017), gaming… Read more »