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Nevada pot sales in February continue to exceed projections


Steve Marcus Alyssa Justino assists Michael Brousseau as he shops at Exhale Nevada dispensary throughout a dispensary bus tour sponsored by the Las Vegas Medical Marijuana Association Friday, April 20, 2018.

Monday, April 23, 2018|4:03 p.m.

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State officials state February was another good month for marijuana sales in Nevada.

A Department of Tax report provided Monday says taxable sales of adult-use marijuana topped $35.3 million for the month, up 9 percent from January however except the $35.8 million offered in December.

Chief state economic expert Bill Anderson states February was the third-largest sales month in the 8 months since recreational-use sales began last July.

Anderson states taxes on medical and leisure marijuana generated just under $6 million.

Sales have gone beyond forecasts each month, and Anderson says the almost $42 million in tax income from those sales is currently nearing the $50.3 million predicted for the entire year.

Nevada has 316 qualified medical and recreational pot sales outlets in five of the state’s 17 counties.

Editor’s note: Brian Greenspun, the CEO, publisher and editor of the Las Vegas Sun, has an ownership interest in Essence Cannabis Dispensary.

February space tax for Raiders stadium falls short of projections

Thursday, April 12, 2018|4:03 p.m.

. The Clark County hotel room tax generated $3.3 million in February for construction of the Raiders arena, nearly 14 percent less than the forecasted earnings, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority revealed today at its board conference.

It marked the fourth month from the last 5 that tax income for the stadium has come in below forecasts. January went beyond projections.

“Occasions of 1 October impacted profits a bit, and we’re seeing some continuing smoothing out of those forecasts in the coming months,” Jeremy Aguero, primary with Applied Analysis and lead team member for the authority, stated, referring to the Strip mass shooting.

The room tax is paying for a $750 million public contribution toward the $1.8 billion arena task.

Nevada gambling establishment gambling win tops $1 billion again in February


L.E. Baskow Players take pleasure in a craps game throughout the Golden Gate’s 112th year anniversary celebration on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018.

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Nevada casinos continued a winning streak in February, topping the $1 billion mark in betting incomes for the 2nd month in a row.

The state Gaming Control panel reported today that the $1.02 billion that casinos statewide made from gamblers amounted to a 7.7 percent boost compared to the same month in 2017.

For the fiscal year starting last July, the so-called “gaming win” has actually increased 2.3 percent.

The state gained nearly $44.2 million in percentage charges based upon the taxable incomes created in February.

That was a 15 percent decline from the very same period in 2017, when the state gathered almost $52 million.

Gambling establishments on the Las Vegas Strip logged jackpots of more than $603 million for the month, up more than 11 percent from a year previously.

That was just under 60 percent of the statewide total.

Taste Flav gets February trial date in Las Vegas traffic case


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William Jonathan Drayton, Jr., aka Taste Flav, appears prior to Judge Kathy Hardcastle at the Regional Justice Center on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Trial has actually been delayed to Feb. 8 for entertainer Flavor Flav on misdemeanor driving under the influence, speeding and drug charges stemming from a car stop last May in Las Vegas.

Prosecutors and defense lawyer Dayvid Figler said the new date enables time to try to fix the case against the 56-year-old rap artist and fact tv star whose name is William Drayton Jr.

. The Nevada Highway Patrol says the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame conscript was clocked going 87 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour zone.

Drayton settled criminal charges this week in New york city’s Nassau County originating from a traffic stop while racing to his mom’s funeral service on Long Island.

He pleaded guilty Tuesday to an unlicensed driver charge, was fined about $3,600 and sentenced to time currently served.

Mariah Carey includes February dates to Vegas residency

Mariah Carey performs on stage during the World Music Awards in Monaco, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)Mariah Carey performs on phase throughout the World Music Awards in Monaco, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Claude Paris).

Mariah Carey’s residency on the Las Vegas Strip will certainly see the pop queen perform into 2016. Her house location The Colosseum at Caesars Palace revealed 9 dates for next February.

Tickets for the included dates go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

Carey’s Mariah # 1 to Infinity debuted this month with a first run of sell-outs. Her set consists of 18 of her No. 1 hits performed in chronological order along with her newest single Infinity.

Tickets for her shows on May 23 and 24 along with 9 dates in July are still available.

Tickets, which vary in rate from $55 to $250, are on sale at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Ticket office, by calling 866-320-9763, or online at thecolosseum.com or axs.com

The brand-new Mariah shows are scheduled for Feb. 2, 5-6,10, 13-14, 17, 20-21 in 2016.

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Vegas Uncork ‘d by Bon Appetit Revealed 10 New Events for the April 23-26 Celebration
Vegas Uncork ‘d by Bon Appétit, presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred ®, added Emeril Lagasse together with 10 new events to the ninth annual star-studded culinary weekend. Events will occur at ARIA Las Vegas, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and MGM Grand. Tickets are on sale for all weekend events. Check out www. vegasuncorked.com for the total occasion schedule. For more details, contact Tom Dietz, R&R Partners, [email protected]!.?.! or Allee Bennett, Kirvin Doak Communications, [email protected]!.?.! Mariah Carey Revealed Headlining Residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Mariah Carey, the iconic chanteuse and

very popular female artist of perpetuity with over 200 million records sold, is pertaining to Las

Vegas with a headlining residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. For the first time ever, she will certainly carry out all 18 of her classic and precious Top Hits together in one performance. Developed specifically for The Colosseum, the production will likewise include fan-favorite album cuts, never-before-performed options and a lot more musical surprises. Provided jointly by AEG Live and Caesars Palace, the residency releases Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Tickets to the first 18 performances in 2015 are on-sale now. May: 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24 and July 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26 To find out more, contact Kelly Frey, Caesars Palace, [email protected]!.?.!.

Trip Residency Revealed at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Gambling establishment Famous rock band Trip makes its way to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Gambling establishment for a nine-show residency, Journey Las Vegas, from Wednesday, April 29 toSaturday, May 16. Tickets are now on sale. For additional information, contact Amanda Brophy or Laura Bucklin, Kirvin Doak Communications, [email protected]com!.?.! or [email protected]!.?.!. Growth of Tropicana Las Vegas Convention Facilities & to Include State-of-the-Art-WiFi Solutions The New Tropicana Las Vegas-a DoubleTree by Hilton, announced the deployment of brand-new Wi-Fi innovation, including wired and cordless Web gain access to beginning March 2015. The internet gain access to will certainly be available throughout the building’s approximate 100,000 square feet of convention area, consisting of the

brand-new Trinidad Pavilion, slated for completion in March 2015, in addition to in the resort’s 1,467 guest

spaces and suites. When total, the resort will provide one of the fastest web services available in a Las Vegas hotel. To learn more, contact [email protected] AEG Live and The Venetian Las Vegas Revealed The Necessary Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade AEG Live and The Venetian Las Vegas revealed a special nine-show engagement at The Venetian Theatre with world-renowned legend Diana Ross. The Necessary Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade will certainly begin April 1, 2015. Tickets are now on sale. Diana Ross’famous and amazing career extends virtually 5 decades. The legendary vocalist will certainly perform 9 reveal dates: April 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, and 18. For additional information, contact Suzanne Richardson, AEG Live, [email protected]!.?.!. Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace Revealed Electronic Skill Lineup for Spring Opening Omnia Club revealed the first set of artists from its electronic music lineup including a few of the world’s top DJ feelings. The multi-faceted nightlife experience, scheduled to open its doors on March 12 at Caesars Palace, revealed a star-studded list of artists to add to its luxurious and extremely awaited offerings. Headliners of the new night life destination include around the world wished for DJs such as Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Chuckie, Martin Garrix, Oliver Heldens,

Krewella, Nervo, Nicky Romero and Showtek. The remarkable lineup will certainly take control of the primary club night after

night as they introduce a schedule of high-energy performances on the Las Vegas Strip. To find out more, contact Stephanie Capellas or Kristina Bello, Hakkasan Group, [email protected]!.?.! or [email protected]!.?.!. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Unveils 2015 Artist -House Lineup at P3Studio The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegascontinues to evolve its well-known artist-in-residence program with 14 artists validated for 2015. P3Studio provides guests the unique opportunity to view international and local artists at work and to engage with them while experiencing immersive art installations. The P3Studio artist-in-residence program at The Cosmopolitan enables artists to create jobs that are interactive and participatory, giving guests the chance to connect at an authentic and individual level

. Established and curated by the resort in collaboration with Art Production Fund, a non-profit company committed to producing ambitious public art jobs, the effort makes every effort to reach brand-new audiences and expand awareness through contemporary
art. The 2015 lineup consists of: Lia Chavez( Jan. 7 through Feb. 8), David Colman( Feb. 11 through

March 8), Lucky DeBellevue (March 11 through April 12), Stephanie Hirsch(April 15 through May 10), Gabrielle St. Evensen (Might 13 through June 7 ), Amy Gartrell and Patterson Beckwith(June 10 through July 12 ), Thomas Willis (July 15 through Aug. 9) Brent Sommerhauser( Aug. 12 thought Sept. 13), Shantell Martin( Sept. 16 through Oct. 11), Jesse Smigel(Oct. 14 through Nov. 8), Mikayla Whitmore(Nov. 11 through Dec. 6)and Kate Gilmore and Franklin Evans( Dec. 9 though Jan. 3). To learn more, contact Renata Follman, [email protected] or Wendy Sloan, [email protected]!.?.!. Itsy Bitsy: Ramen and Whisky to Open This Spring in Downtown Las Vegas Fremont East Home entertainment District in Downtown Las Vegas will certainly quickly welcome a brand-new citizen with Itsy Bitsy: Ramen and Whisky, an intimate Asian restaurant and bar opening this spring at 150 N. Las Vegas Blvd. at the base of The Ogden. Itsy Bitsy is born from a vibrant collaboration between Corner Bar Management Group, the business behind Park on Fremont, Commonwealth, BLVD. Alcoholic drink Business, Due & Correct and Whist Stove & Spirits; Martin Koleff, the popular restaurateur behind Aburiya Raku, Sweets Raku, Kyara Japanese Tapas, Trattoria Nakamura-ya

, Café de Japon, Goyemon Sushi Home, and more; DJ 5, one of Las Vegas’top DJs; and Downtown Job. To learn more, contact Lauren Cahlan or Katie Strickland, Wicked Creative, [email protected]!.?.! or [email protected]!.?.!. The Mob Museum Commemorates 3rd Anniversary with Free Local Admission Feb. 14 On Saturday, Feb. 14, residents can take pleasure in complimentary admission and out-of-town, visitors receivebuy-one

, get-one admission. Guests are invited to make a$3 donation in honor of the Museum’s

3rd birthday. The$3 contribution will go toward supporting The Mob Museum, a not-for-profit 501 (c)3 company, and its efforts to supply educational programming throughout the year. In addition, 2 Thompson gatling gun utilized in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in 1929 will certainly be on display Saturday, Feb. 14 and Sunday, Feb. 15. To learn more, contact Erika Pope, Vox Solid Communications, [email protected]!.?.!. & Joey Fatone Signs up with Cast of & ROCK OF AGES for a Restricted Engagement at The Venetian Las Vegas N’SYNC band member, Joey Fatone signs up with the ROCK OF AGES cast for a restricted engagement as legendary Bourbon Space owner, Dennis Dupree, starting Friday, Feb. 20 at The Venetian Las Vegas. This marks Fatone’s go back to the theatrical stage after more than a years. Fatone made his Broadway launching as”Mark Cohen”in LEASE in 2002 as well as carried out the role of”Seymour”in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in 2004. To learn more, contact Erica Benken, Kirvin Doak Communications, [email protected]!.?.!. Menopause The Musical Relocate to Harrah’s Las Vegas Menopause the Musical ® has delighted Las Vegas audiences for nine years. Now with 3,625 efficiencies under its belt, the program from acclaimed GFour Productions that launched a women’s motion will debut in the heart of the city inside The Improv at Harrah’s Las Vegas with preview performances starting Wednesday, Feb. 3 and a grand opening Friday, Feb. 20. New show times, in addition to an expanded phase, updated sound and lighting, along with a fresh set and costumes, highlight the new production’s intimate setting. To learn more, contact Maggie Rubensteinor Sheena Martin, Magnetic Public Relations, [email protected]!.?.! or [email protected]!.?.!. REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas

Add Week of Performances to Residency On the heels of announcing their Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Reba, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn have actually currently sold out 3 performances of REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas and are including 3 more June reveals. Provided jointly by Caesars Palace and AEG Live, the residency will now open on June 17, 2015, one week earlier than planned. The freshly included dates are: June 17, 19, 20. Tickets are on-sale now. To find out more, contact Kelly Frey, Caesars Palace,

[email protected]!.?.!