Feds win $22.5 million judgment against former Gov. Kenny Guinn’s company, partners

When the federal government closed Community Bank of Nevada in August of 2009, Jeff Guinn, the son of former Governor Kenny Guinn, and his business partners, including his father, owed the bank a total of more than $40 million dollars in defaulted loans. Governor Guinn is described in legal documents as a principal in Coronado… More Feds win $22.5 million judgment against former Gov. Kenny Guinn’s company, partners

Clark County School District Serves MGM Kool-Aid to Students

Perhaps you saw the picture http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/las-vegas-students-honored-wildlife-efforts-photos in the Las Vegas Review-Journal of Clark County School students admiring the occupants of the Mirage Dolphin Habitat.  Last week Congresswoman Dina Titus honored the Habitat and the fifth-grade class from Thiriot Elementary School for “educating the community about conservation.” That’s a quote from an MGM Resorts International ad below, which… More Clark County School District Serves MGM Kool-Aid to Students

Gambler Obstructed Liston Death Investigation

 Monday, May 25 marks the 50th anniversary of the Lewiston, Maine heavyweight rematch between Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali that ended with the famed “phantom punch” and fueled even more speculation the fix was in more than a year earlier in Miami when Liston lost his title to then-Cassius Clay. Someone will write an anniversary piece suggesting that Liston conspired with my father, Ash… More Gambler Obstructed Liston Death Investigation

MMJ Conflicts Extend to Regulators, Threaten Budding Industry

Is anyone else wondering how Nevada Gaming Commission members can keep a straight face while discussing the perils of licensees’ being associated with Nevada’s blossoming medical marijuana industry? The commission voted (barely) last week to endorse the Control Board’s earlier edict that grass and green felt don’t mix.   Here’s a line from Howard Stutz’… More MMJ Conflicts Extend to Regulators, Threaten Budding Industry