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Reporter: Larry Henry

Gaming Regulation, Crime, Politics — Larry Henry is a veteran print and broadcast journalist who spent more than 16 years in Nevada, including serving as legislative reporter for the Reno Gazette-Journal and as political editor at the Las Vegas Sun. He's also written about popular culture for the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. As a broadcast journalist, he worked as managing editor at KFSM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Arkansas, where he now lives and where casino growth is a hot topic. A Marine Corps veteran and LSU graduate, he is also an avid movie fan, especially of classic film noir from the 1940s and ’50s.

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503 stories by Larry Henry

Groom Accused of Rape in Las Vegas Casino on Wedding Day

A man accused of raping a woman in a Las Vegas hotel-casino on his wedding day is due in court this summer on multiple sexual assault charges. Omar Delaney is scheduled for a court hearing in Las Vegas on July 26 on...

Larry Henry May 6, 2021

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Approved for 100 Percent Casino Capacity

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is the latest Southern Nevada hotel-casino granted approval to operate its gaming floor at 100 percent capacity. The Nevada Gaming Control Board gave the Cosmopolitan the OK on Saturday to open its casino at full capacity. This...

Larry Henry May 5, 2021

Fantasy Sports Betting Possible in Louisiana By Football Season

Louisiana is on pace to have fantasy sports contests by the start of this year’s football season, according to a state official. Maj. Chuck McNeal of the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division said to the Monroe, La., News-Star that two companies...

Larry Henry May 4, 2021

Wynn, Encore Resorts on Las Vegas Strip at 100 Percent Casino Capacity

Wynn Las Vegas and the adjacent Encore have been approved to operate their casino floors at 100 percent capacity. This approval came because 88 percent of the company's workforce has been vaccinated against COVID-19, Wynn Resorts said in a statement. The Nevada...

Larry Henry May 4, 2021

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Joins Other Resorts in Casino Growth Spurt   

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas has been open a little more than a month and is continuing to grow, with a swimming pool set to open in a few weeks. This growth is part of a surge in casino projects in the Las...

Larry Henry May 3, 2021

$80M Las Vegas Strip Purchase Adds to Resort Corridor Revival

A Las Vegas developer who entered an agreement to buy two acres of land on the Las Vegas Strip plans to add restaurants and retail shops at the location. This adds another project proposed for the resort corridor. Brett Torino and executives...

Larry Henry May 2, 2021

Las Vegas Casinos Hope CES Sparks Economic Boom

The return of the CES trade show to Las Vegas early next year gives casino officials hope that the Southern Nevada economy is recovering. The four-day CES show is set to begin Jan. 5, 2022, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. After...

Larry Henry May 1, 2021

Masks No Longer Required for Guests at Louisiana Casino 

A  casino in Louisiana is allowing customers to come onto the property without COVID-19 masks. This includes the gaming, dining, and hotel areas. L’Auberge Baton Rouge announced on its Facebook page this week that masks are no longer required at the resort....

Larry Henry April 30, 2021

Southern Nevada Casinos Set for 80 Percent Capacity, As ‘Vegas Means Business’

Las Vegas casinos are set to increase their capacity limit to 80 percent on Saturday. To underline that point, soon-to-open Resorts World Las Vegas displayed a digital “Vegas Means Business” sign. The increased capacity in Clark County includes a 3-foot social distancing...

Larry Henry April 29, 2021

Greyhound Tests Positive for Meth, Trainer Disqualified and Fined

A New Zealand greyhound trainer whose winning dog tested positive for methamphetamine begins a temporary disqualification on Friday. Trainer Angela Helen Turnwald is disqualified for four months and has been fined the US equivalent of about $2,530, according to the New Zealand...

Larry Henry April 28, 2021