-Gambling, Divorce, Marriage, Prostitution laws (1904-present; illegal at times)
- National highway system (post WWII)
- Entertainment (resorts and shows; post WWII)
-Commercial air service (1960)
- Private, legal, capital investments (like Howard Hughes in the 1960s)
-No state income tax
-A majority of people work for governments (local, state, federal).
-Las Vegas' economy depends on tertiary sector jobs (service, retail, leisure, and hospitality).