The Nevada Supreme Court ruling declared clubs are not exempt from provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nevada Court Rules Strip Club Dancers Are Employees

The ruling stems from a 2009 class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of six dancers at Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club; it says dancers are not independent contractors and deserve at least the minimum wage.


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2nd New Strip Arena To Start Construction

Project led by former UNLV and NBA player going in near old Wet’N’Wild location


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State Rejects Plan For Solar Facility

Nevada utility regulators rejected a plan for a $438 million solar facility that was being planned for the Moapa River Paiute Indian Reservation as part of an NV Energy effort to retire coal-fired electricity generators by the end of 2017.


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September Gaming Numbers Down

Nearly 12% drop along The Strip; 6% decrease statewide


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September Passenger Count At McCarran

Slow, steady growth over same month last year


Cathy Grimes (L) and Tara Traynor, both of Nevada, obtain a marriage license   (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nevada Issues Hundreds Of Gay Marriage Licenses

About 255 same-sex couples sought marriage licenses in Nevada in the first week after the marriages were ruled legal.


Nearly half-a-million dollars will get you into the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in the Nieman Marcus Christmas Book. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

$425,000 Trip To The Oscars Among Neiman Marcus Gifts

The Nieman Marcus holiday catalog for the very rich includes luxurious trips and super fast sports cars.


Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2014 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Sheldon Adelson Criticizes Internet Gambling

The billionaire casino owner worries that there’s no reason casinos should be in the pockets of every single American.


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Taxable Sales Jump In July

Taxable sales in Nevada jumped 6.3 percent in July over the same month a year ago, with big gains in restaurants, bars and electronics sales.


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America’s Economic Impact Of Gambling

A new study shows U.S. casinos had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013.



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