Impact of Major Sports Events in Las Vegas

”We estimated about $1.8 billion, and that was just last year, so we see it growing, but we also have questions, just like the public does, about, you know, how much of this can you quantify, what assumptions are being made about that impact,” said Andrew Woods, the director of the program.

“Certainly, we do think sports is helping reinforce our leisure and hospitality industry, which accounts for one-in-four jobs and one-in-three dollars generated in southern Nevada, we do believe that impact is real”

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