In The News: Office of Economic Development

Marketplace
May 13, 2022

After a rocky 2020, when lockdowns kept casinos closed or operating under restrictions, the gambling industry has recovered, and then some. Commercial gaming revenue – that includes in-person gambling, online gambling and sports betting – set an all time record in March, taking in more than $5.3 billion, according to the American Gaming Association.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 11, 2022

The Entertainment Capital of the World has been a draw for families with children during the pandemic, and hospitality insiders have differing opinions on whether tourists with little ones will keep flocking to Las Vegas.

New York Times
April 28, 2022

After a long-held stiff arm to Las Vegas, the N.F.L. has in short order selected the city to host a Pro Bowl, a Super Bowl and a draft.

New York Times
April 28, 2022

After a long-held stiff arm to Las Vegas, the N.F.L. has in short order selected the city to host a Pro Bowl, a Super Bowl and a draft.

Carson Now
April 25, 2022

Inflation was top of mind for economists and housing experts on Wednesday, as they shared their predictions for the future of the national and Southern Nevada economy at an event hosted by the UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER).

Las Vegas Sun
April 21, 2022

Las Vegas visitor volume has steadily increased since the pandemic lows of early 2020, but economic researchers from UNLV predict tourist activity will dip next year.

The Nevada Independent
April 21, 2022

Mary Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, described the national economy as a mix of positives and negatives, pointing to a robust job market and strong household and business balance sheets that are coexisting with rising costs of food, housing and gas.

Nevada Current
April 21, 2022

Economists at UNLV predict Nevada’s economy will remain in recovery mode for the remainder of the year, “but the picture is less clear for 2023,” says the biannual Outlook report released Wednesday by the school’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

Write Caliber
April 21, 2022

San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly acknowledged Wednesday that a near-certain series of interest rate hikes over the coming months could tip the economy into a shallow recession, though she noted that isn't her expectation.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 20, 2022

It’s no secret what’s on the minds of millions of Americans right now: inflation.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 20, 2022

It’s no secret what’s on the minds of millions of Americans right now: inflation.

CNBC
April 20, 2022

San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly acknowledged Wednesday that a near-certain series of interest rate hikes over the coming months could tip the economy into a shallow recession, though she noted that isn’t her expectation.