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1 Harrah's Entertainment 244 10,825.4 Las Vegas
2 MGM Mirage 323 7,820.3 Las Vegas
3 Sierra Pacific Resources 592 3,601.0 Reno
4 Las Vegas Sands 681 2,950.6 Las Vegas
5 Wynn Resorts 731 2,687.5 Las Vegas
6 International Game Technology 748 2,621.4 Reno
7 Southwest Gas 851 2,152.1 Las Vegas
8 Amerco 873 2,085.6 Reno
9 Boyd Gaming 898 2,007.3 Las Vegas
10 Sierra Health Services 917 1,909.7 Las Vegas
From the May 5, 2008 issue
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