Monthly Archives: November 2018

Nevada Gaming Win Recovers in October

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $1,062,795,796 for the month of October 2018, according to the state’s Gaming Control Board. This amounts to a 7.47% increase compared to October 2017, when licensees reported a gaming win of $988,966,026. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018), gaming win… Read more »

October Unemployment Down As 5,100 Jobs Added

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According to the latest data from the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), the state’s U-3 or headline unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point over the month, to 4.4 percent, in October 2018. The state’s unemployment rate is down half a percentage point over the year. This rate is 0.7 points above the… Read more »

Home Sales Slowed, Supply Expanded in October

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The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) reported that the median price for existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada through its Multiple Listing Service (MLS) during October was $295,025. That was down 1.7 percent from September – when the median home price hit $300,000 for the first time in more than 11 years. October’s… Read more »

Spirit Soars to Second-Largest McCarran Carrier

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Despite a small dip of 0.4 percent from a year ago (there is a typo in the chart below), passenger volume at McCarran remains above 4 million for the seventh consecutive month in September. With 3 quarters in the books, passenger counts for the year to date have risen by 2.4 percent. Septembers decline was… Read more »

Despite Strip Slump, Gaming Win Up in September

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $991,222,034 for the month of September 2018, according to the state’s Gaming Control Board. This amounts to a 1.26% increase compared to September 2017, when licensees reported a gaming win of $978,932,772. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2018 through September 30, 2018), gaming win… Read more »