Analytics: Las Vegas by the numbers
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 (4:34 p.m.)
Percentage drop in lung cancer among women in several Western states, including Nevada, reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week. During the past two decades, lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as women’s No. 1 cancer killer.
Number of hours of community service performed by Paris Hilton as part of her probation stemming from an August 27, 2010 drug arrest in Las Vegas. She also paid $2,000 in fines.
Amount, in millions, the owners and board members of Full Tilt Poker have taken from players’ accounts since 2007, according to federal prosecutors suing the website for seizing funds that were supposed to be in secure accounts.
Percentage rise in visitors and hotel occupancy in July, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority—back to 2007 levels. Although, in 2007, the average room rate was $132. Now it’s $105.