"Wagering on events other than sports and races continues to gain global popularity, but Nevada statutes regarding the types of events allowed under the pari-mutuel system wagering are unclear", said Boyd law student Nelson Lambert, testifying before the Senate Committee on Judiciary in March.
Nevada's broad school choice program is on thin ice-a potential casualty of a battle over funding priorities between the state's Republicans, including the governor, and Democrats who control the state legislature. The new legislation specifically allows the wagering. The bill is set to come into effect on July 1st, 2017.
According to a signing announcement from Sandoval's office, the electric vehicle infrastructure push "falls in line with the Governor's goal to have all of Nevada's highways, no matter how remote, accessible to all EV drivers and ensure completion of the first complete EV highway system in the nation".
The NGC could also introduce fingerprinting of a licensee and request more in-depth personal information. The SB 240 uses the phrase "other events" in order to complement the now existing list of pari-mutuel betting activities, sports events, dog and horse races. The Downtown Grand esports lounge offered wagering on esports events for the first time in the U.S. in 2016, with support from the Gaming Control Board. Place your bets here, because gambling on esports is now legal.
The eSports industry is gaining tracton around the world. The 300,000-square-foot space that formerly housed the LAX nightclub will be transformed into a multi-level arena with top quality production studios and an LED wall behind the stage. The MOU will put eSports in the same category as cricket, football and traditional sports.
Another nice day but storms are possible Saturday
While the risk of severe storms is fairly low, we could see a few storms that produce heavy rain, small hail and gusty winds. Saturday and Sunday both have 40% rain chances under mostly cloudy skies, and they both have lows of 71 and highs of 86.
Dow, S&P little changed as job growth slows in May
Eight of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the industrial .SPLRCI and healthcare .SPXHC sectors leading the gainers. Lululemon Athletica jumped 14.9 percent to $55.88 after the athletic apparel maker's quarterly profit beat estimates.