Monthly Archives: June 2018

Nevada Posts Strong Gaming Win in May

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $1,044,079,556 for the month of May 2018. This amounts to a 5.29% increase compared to May 2017, when licensees reported a gaming win of $991,594,550. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018), gaming win has increased 3.14%. In Southern Nevada, the… Read more »

McCarran Breaks Records Again in May

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Traffic at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas hit a new all-time high in May, with more than 4.3 million arriving and departing passengers. That’s an increase of 3.6% over May 2017. Passenger volume is up by 3.1% for the year to date. International visitation continues to be hot, up 8.8% from a year ago… Read more »

Job Growth Steady, Unemployment Down in May

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According to Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) May 2018 economic report, job growth was 2.8 percent in May, well above the national rate of 1.6 percent, as 37,600 unadjusted jobs were added from the same month a year ago. 2017 data shows Nevada has regained the title of the fastest growing private sector in the United States, with the addition of 38,600 jobs relative to 2016,… Read more »

McCarran International Flights Up 7% in April

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The latest statistics are out from McCarran, and positive trends continue in April, with a 3.1% increase in passenger volume from the same month a year ago. 2018 is up an even 3% over the same point in 2017. The 3% theme continues with domestic traffic, but the standout is international passengers, up 7% from… Read more »

Southern Nevada Home Prices Nearing Records in May

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Prices for existing homes sold in Southern Nevada kept rising through May and are now approaching their all-time peak, according to a report released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR). GLVAR reported that the median price for existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada during May through its Multiple Listing Service (MLS)… Read more »

Most of Nevada Posts Big Gaming Win in April

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $953,698,753 for the month of April 2018. This amounts to a 7.57% increase compared to April 2017, when licensees reported a gaming win of $886,561,704. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018), gaming win has increased 2.91%. In Southern Nevada, the… Read more »