More Gold For Vegas


The best odds in Vegas can’t be found on a blackjack table.They’re in real estate, and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nev.,is a prime example. The airport is planning to build 34 new gates and a newterminal and add nifty state-of-the-art baggage-screening equipment to handlethe estimated 55.6 million (up from the current 35.2 million) fortune-seekersexpected to swarm to the air-conditioned desert by 2015. "The hotels havecreated the demand," Randy Walker, director of the Clark County Departmentof Aviation, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. "And we never want anyoneto say the reason they couldnt grow, hotel rooms couldnt be built or the(businesses) already here cant be successful was because the airport was aconstraining factor."