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Gary Smith can thank Resorts Casino Hotel for both his and his mother’s careers. Marge Washburn, Smith’s mother, was a first-day employee as a waitress at the buffet in the casino, then named Resorts International, when it opened May 26, 1978, and went down in history as the first casino hotel in Atlantic City and the first legal U.S. casino outside Nevada.
Are thousands of Nevadans losing the right to vote because of problems with the ballot curing process? Or is the system working, preventing fraudulent ballots from being cast?
A Texas judge who ruled two years ago against the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program heard oral arguments on Thursday in a high-stakes challenge to a revised version of the policy.
When Kiara Ringgenberg and her boyfriend moved to Ely at Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas this April, they found the developer, The Calida Group, was more than happy to have them given current market conditions.
The NHL, WNBA, NFL and soon the MLB will have moved to Vegas in just the past six years
Homelessness isn’t a modern problem. It goes back at least 2,000 years. The Bible and Quran talk about it, with both stressing the importance of charity for the homeless. In 2023, though, people wonder if charity is enough. In modern times, states fund job training, hoping that putting people to work will overcome economic need, which often leads to homelessness.
Critics have said it is time to jettison “responsible gambling”, which is not working and may be causing more harm than good to the gaming industry and its customers.
It’s no secret that in the Black community, when it came to mental health, silence ruled as many families adopted a ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ mentality. Black folks didn’t talk about their “touched” uncle locked in the back room, or they urged their loved ones to “suck it up because if we made it through slavery, we could make it through anything.”