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Past articles by Buck:

Henderson home breaks 2021 record with $14.69M price tag

A Henderson estate dubbed the house of water and located in the exclusive hillside community of Ascaya closed Thursday for $14.69 million, making it the highest price paid for a single-family home in 2021 and third highest price ever paid for a home in Las Vegas history. → Read More

Summerlin home owned by Carlos Santana on the market for nearly $3M

Rock musician Carlos Santana has put his investment property in The Ridges in Summerlin on the market for $2.795 million, just about two years after purchasing it. → Read More

Bitcoin burning a hole in your pocket? One option — $5.8M Summerlin home

A Las Vegas homeowner is accepting cryptocurrency in addition to other forms of payment for their $5.8-million home in The Ridges in Summerlin. → Read More

Gene Simmons of Kiss buys Henderson home, lot for $10.8M

Rock star Gene Simmons of KISS has paid a combined $10.8 million for a home in the Henderson hillside community of Ascaya and a lot adjacent to it, Simmons’ Realtor confirmed to Real Estate Millions. → Read More

Las Vegas visits decline sharply for December

Industry - News: The absence of the National Finals Rodeo in December, sharp decline in drive-in traffic from California amid broader restrictions due to the → Read More

Nevada casino revenue declines for December

Industry - News: Nevada sportsbooks buoyed by football betting had a good December, but Las Vegas gaming revenue overall took a nosedive → Read More

LVCVA head ready for visit boost

Industry - News: Las Vegas business leaders are counting on a strong bounce back in tourism by the end of 2021 → Read More

Southwest announces three times a day flights from Vegas

Industry - News: Southwest Airlines announced it will launch three-times-a-day flights from Vegas to the California cities of Santa Barbara and Fresno in April with → Read More

Rio owners get OK to proceed from Gaming Commission

Industry - News: The owner of The Rio Las Vegas said the property is doing well on the weekends when the hotel tower is open and painted an optimistic picture of the → Read More

Casinos not permitted to hold large-scale Super Bowl parties

Industry - News: The Nevada Gaming Control Board issued a directive reminding casinos not to hold large-scale Super Bowl parties amid the coronavirus pandemic or → Read More

Change will be good for casinos

Industry - News: Gaming attorneys wouldn’t be surprised if the Department of Justice reinterprets a 1961 federal law allowing sports wagering across state borders → Read More

Owners of Rio Las Vegas promise facelift

Industry - News: Fans of the Rio Las Vegas will be happy to hear the aging 30-year-old property will be getting a much-needed makeover that the new owner says has → Read More

Accolades keep coming in for Sheldon Adelson

Industry - News: The accolades kept coming in today for casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, most recently for his efforts that led to the construction of Allegiant Stadium. → Read More

Books to accept wagers on NHL awards ahead of season

Sportsbooks - Sports Betting: The Nevada Gaming Control Board issued a directive Christmas Eve that allows the state’s sportsbooks to permit wagering on various player awards → Read More

MGM Resorts to close Mirage on weekdays

Industry - News: MGM Resorts International announced Monday that in January it will completely close The Mirage midweek in a move that’s expected to go through → Read More

JetBlue adds flights to/from Las Vegas

Industry - News: JetBlue will start East Coast service between Las Vegas and Hartford and Richmond on Friday and plans to launch flights to Mexico and North Carolina → Read More

Nevada Gaming Commission appeals Wynn Ruling

Industry - News: The Nevada Gaming Commission moved to appeal a ruling to the state over regulators’ ability to find Steve Wynn unsuitable for a gaming license. → Read More

Frontier Airlines announces new service from McCarran

Industry - News: Frontier Airlines has announced a new service from McCarran International Airport to six cities, including two destinations in Mexico. The new routes → Read More

Sisolak extends lockdown pause

Industry - News: This week with the Pfizer vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration, Gov. Steve Sisolak extended his “pause” until Jan. 15 → Read More

NBA awards wagers approved

Race/Sports - NBA: The Nevada Gaming Control Board granted approval for sportsbooks to offer wagers on 2021 NBA awards. → Read More