Archives for June 2014

Thousands make move on driver authorization cards

Since January, more than 23,000 Nevada residents have taken steps since January to obtain a driver authorization card. The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that as of June 11, almost 16,400 people received a card, granted to immigrants who aren’t eligible for a regular driver’s license. Just under 6,700 picked up authorization card permit instructions.

Gambling Revenues

State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up 8 percent in May compared with the same month last year. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Friday that the state’s casinos brought in $970 million last month. Las Vegas Strip gambling revenue was up 17 percent to $593 million, while downtown revenue was down 8 percent to $39 million. Reno casino revenue was up 4 percent in May to $52 million, and South Lake Tahoe gambling revenue was up 18 percent to $17 million.