Nevada: Laughlin casino could face $500K fine after altercations on property

Nevada: Laughlin casino could face $500K fine after altercations on property

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 19, 2024 7:50 PM
  • Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Nevada Gaming Commission will consider imposing a $500,000 fine on a Laughlin casino Thursday after it failed to report two physical altercations involving the resort’s security officers.

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One incident involved a false report of an employee smoking marijuana during his shift and a subsequent skirmish afterward and the other involved a casino patron injured when he was removed from the property.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board in February signed off on two complaints against the Donald J. Laughlin Gaming Trust, doing business as the Riverside Resort & Casino, and, separately, against Bob Kingston Productions Inc., doing business as Saddle N Spurs Saloon in Las Vegas.