Why Jeff Guinn’s Return to Lending Should Matter to Everyone. A Cautionary Tale.

The website for Battle Born Capital is long on platitudes regarding the vast experience of company principals in brokering hard money loans. Battle Born’s lending pros, among them Jeff Guinn, the former hard money broker who owned the now-defunct Aspen Financial,  refer to the years since the mortgage collapse as “a season for reflection and introspection, … More Why Jeff Guinn’s Return to Lending Should Matter to Everyone. A Cautionary Tale.

Judge’s Ruling Clears Way for Would-Be Strip Developer, New Hotel?

With the help of legal maneuvering courtesy of Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison, who worked against the interests of many of the same lenders he once represented, Las Vegas businessman Howard Bulloch is reaping the rewards this Good Friday of defaulting for ten years on what’s now more than $50 million in principal and interest secured by … More Judge’s Ruling Clears Way for Would-Be Strip Developer, New Hotel?

Sisolak Bogarts Pot Contributions in Dem Gubernatorial Primary

Democratic gubernatorial contender Steve Sisolak is smoking competitor Chris Giunchigliani when it comes to campaign contributions from the marijuana industry, executives and legal reps. In the last reporting period, Sisolak’s stash of weed money amounted to $190,500 while Giunchigliani raised $41,500 from those related to the burgeoning industry. Apologies to anyone I missed.  Here’s a breakdown: … More Sisolak Bogarts Pot Contributions in Dem Gubernatorial Primary

Woman Alleges Steve Wynn Used Her Job, Executive Boyfriend’s as Leverage for Sex

A former employee at the Golden Nugget and Mirage alleges Steve Wynn coerced her into a two-year-long sexual relationship by making implicit threats to not only her job but also her boyfriend’s. Meg, who doesn’t want to use her last name, says she first appeared on Wynn’s radar when she attended the opening of the Mirage in … More Woman Alleges Steve Wynn Used Her Job, Executive Boyfriend’s as Leverage for Sex

Steve Wynn Described by former Cocktail Waitress as “Forceful, Aggressive”

A former Golden Nugget cocktail waitress says Steve Wynn, whom she had never met, showed up unannounced at her home three weeks into her tenure at the hotel in May of 1988. “I think he was in a light blue Mercedes and he was with an African-American valet,” the woman, who requested anonymity, said of … More Steve Wynn Described by former Cocktail Waitress as “Forceful, Aggressive”

Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police

Update 2/15/18: A young man posts pictures with weapons and no one takes action?  That’s the question America is asking in the wake of the latest school shooting, this time in Florida.  But here in Nevada, the “See Something, Say Something” mantra is ringing hollow for one family.  Here’s my original post from earlier this … More Lawsuit: Bullying Tacitly Condoned by Yerington School Officials and Police