Posts Tagged ‘Gaming Control Board’

November 10, 2012

Vegas Living: Licentiousness and License

Officials seek discipline for public sex acts on or near video poker machines

Nevada gaming regulators want to discipline the owner of a Las Vegas bar where state and local agents claimed to have witnessed customers performing sex acts in view of other customers, according to a nine-count complaint.

The state Gaming Control Board on Thursday filed the complaint against Judy R. Nelson, owner of the Las Vegas Eagle, a bar with a restricted gaming license allowing slot machines at 3430 E. Tropicana Ave and Pecos Road.

The complaint filed with the Nevada Gaming Commission said since July 2011 the board has received numerous complaints about inappropriate activity at the Las Vegas Eagle and agents found on Craigslist “sexually suggestive postings” for the bar featuring pictures of genitalia.

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August 9, 2012

South Point Ready to Beta-Test Online Poker by October

Vegas casino an early adopter or late to the game?

The South Point could be ready to shuffle up and deal on the Internet sometime this fall.

State gaming regulators Wednesday granted Michael Gaughan’s Las Vegas casino tentative approval to operate an online poker website accessible only within Nevada boundaries.

South Point attorney Steve Harris told the Gaming Control Board in Carson City the technology to run the Internet poker website is in advanced stages of approval by an independent testing laboratory hired by gaming regulators.

If all conditions are met, Harris said the South Point’s website could begin accepting wagers over the Internet on a test basis by October. However, the control board placed several stipulations on the interactive gaming license to ensure all state requirements are met before the website goes live.
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