Posts By: Arnold Snyder

Zero Gamblers at Binion’s Vegas Last Night

Met a friend downtown last night.  We found zero — *zero* — gamblers on the table games at Binion’s. The Fremont Street Experience was almost as bad, and he said it had been dead all week.  He’s staying at the Plaza. Meanwhile, new shutdowns were expected from the Nevada governor last night but didn’t happen. … Read more »

Who is Coming to Vegas Right Now?

The Unemployment Debit Card Tourist Nevada Gov. Sisolak’s plan for turning Nevada back into a big cattle ranch appears to be progressing as intended.  Vegas tourism is not only way off in numbers right now, it’s way off from its usual level of clientele.  It’s something I’ve seen myself and have been hearing about from… Read more »

Howard Hughes, the ClA, the Mob and Las Vegas

Hughes’ Two Most Important Business Decisions:  Noah Dietrich and the ClA We all know the story of brilliant businessman Howard Hughes, who made billions in the oil, movie, aviation, defense and casino industries.  But the truth is, Hughes was a terrible businessman. Hughes’ best business moves were two critical personnel decisions:  the hiring of Noah… Read more »