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    The NFL’s Gaming Fantasy

    24 million Estimated number of North Americans who play fantasy football, per a study released in June by the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. $70 Average per-player entry fee in fantasy football leagues, according to FSTA President Paul Charchian—meaning an average of $1.7 billion is at stake annually on fantasy football. 1 Fantasy football game owned […]

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    Hate Your Commute? It’s As Long As Most Americans’

    So, just how onerous is your commute? When you’re sitting in traffic on I-15 behind yet another accident, it can seem unbearable.

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    Clark County?s Most Dangerous Intersections

    By Jennifer Squires

    Don't see the map? Refresh your page. Click on the bubbles for more information on each intersection.

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    Who Are Las Vegas’ Busiest Legislators?

    By Nicole Ely

    More than200 bills recently passed by the state legislaturego into effect July 1—including authorization for medical marijuana dispensaries, a ban on underage tanning, a crackdown on sex trafficking and a program that will allow immigrants to drive legally and obtain insurance.

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    Life Is Beautiful … With Patience

    25,000 Estimated attendance at the inaugural two-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 1999. 0 Coachella attendance in 2000 (it was canceled amid financial concerns). 180,000 Number of people who bought passes to the 2013 Coachella Festival.

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    The Next Big Thing?

    603.4: Annual economic benefit (in millions) projected to be generated by the UNLV Now mega-event center, according to a presentation at the January 11 Nevada Board of Regents meeting. 60,000: Maximum seating capacity—not including VIP/club seating and suites—at the domed event center, which could be configured to accommodate as few as 25,000 spectators.

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    Las Vegas, Meet Your Peers


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    What does Las Vegas have in common with Laredo, Texas, and Jacksonville, N.C.? A huge share of service workers—the largest and least-paid category of worker in the U.S. With 59 percent of its workers in service jobs, Las Vegas ranks sixth among U.S. cities. It is the only major metropolitan area to make the top 20. Other cities that are dominated by service workers: Myrtle Beach, S.C. — 64.9 percent. Ocean City, N.J. — 62.7 percent. Laredo, Texas — 58.3 percent. Missoula, Mont. — 56.3 percent.

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