Posts Categorized: Las Vegas History

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 »

Las Vegas Returns to its Roots

The Vegas Casinos Rethink This Whole Tourist Destination Thing I’ve already written about how Nevada is a fake state and Las Vegas is a carny operation rather than a real city. And I’ve already speculated in the comments that the casinos are actually supportive of Sisolak’s shutdown of the Nevada economy because they’re sick of… Read more »