Feb 08, 2020 12:18 PM

Largest Nevada casinos report $2 billion gain in fiscal 2019

Posted Feb 08, 2020 12:18 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP)-Regulators say Nevada’s largest casinos reaped more than $2 billion from gambling, room rentals, food and beverage sales, and other customer offerings during the 2019 fiscal year.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board annual “gaming abstract” issued Friday looked at financial information from 290 casinos grossing $1 million or more from gambling during the 12-month span ending last June 30.

The report said those properties paid $892 million in gambling taxes and fees, or 10.2% of their gambling revenue.

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Feb 08, 2020 12:18 PM
Teen pleads guilty to murder in Colorado school shooting

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP)-The younger of two students charged in a school shooting in suburban Denver that killed a classmate has pleaded guilty under an agreement that gives him a chance to be paroled after serving about 25 years in prison.

Sixteen-year-old Alec McKinney pleaded guilty to 17 felonies, including first-degree murder, in last year's shooting that killed his 18-year-old classmate Kendrick Castillo.

No matter how long his sentence, McKinney would be eligible to be released from prison within 20 or 25 years under a 2016 state law that applies to inmates sentenced when they were under 18.