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“To me, the priorities are obvious. It’s to expand and improve the convention center. And if we can find a fiscally responsible way to fund a stadium, MGM will be at the table as we always are, put money into it, support it, and I don’t give a hoot if it competes against us.”
MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren, to a Chamber of Commerce meeting on the subject of using room tax revenue to improve the Las Vegas Convention Center, a proposal opposed by rival Las Vegas Sands Corporation as competition to its own convention business (but which wants to use public money to build a new football stadium for UNLV)

“I don’t think there’s any question that every casino executive in the United States and beyond is thinking of a plan to get into Cuba. It was the playland for the United States in the 1940s and 1950s, and it could be again. It’s fabulous.”
Bob Jarvis, professor, Nova Southeastern University, on the potential to return Cuba to a gambling paradise

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