United States District Court, D. Nevada
ROBERT HERRERA, an individual; on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff,
AMERICAN CASINO & ENTERTAINMENT PROPERTIES, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company; STRATOSPHERE GAMING, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company dba Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower; GOLDEN ENTERTAINMENT NV, INC. a Minnesota Corporation; and, GOLDEN CASINOS NEVADA, LLC, a Delaware Limited-Liability Company Defendants.
Springmeyer Bradley Schrager WOLF, RIFKIN, SHAPIRO, SCHULMAN
& RABKIN, LLP Patrick Madden BERGER & MONTAGUE, P.C.
Stuart H. McCluer MCCULLEY MCCLUER PLLC Counsel for Plaintiff
and the Proposed Class
A. Ryan PISANELLI BICE PLLC Counsel for Defendants
STIPULATION AND ORDER TO STAY PROCEEDINGS AND EXTEND
DEADLINE FOR DEFENDANT TO RESPOND TO THE COMPLAINT ECF No.
JENNIFER A. DORSEY U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE.
February 6, 2018, Robert Herrera(“Plaintiff”), on
behalf of himself and the proposed Class, filed the instant
case against American Casino & Entertainment Properties,
LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company; Stratosphere
Gaming, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company dba
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower; Golden Entertainment
(NV), Inc., a Minnesota Corporation and; Golden Casinos
Nevada, LLC, a Delaware Limited-Liability Company
(collectively “Stratosphere”). Plaintiff and
Stratosphere, by and through their respective counsel of
record, stipulate to: (1) stay this case pending a ruling on
subject matter jurisdiction in Cabral et al. v. Caesars
Entertainment Corporation et al, No.
2:17-cv-02841-APG-VCF (the “Caesars Case”),
another similar case filed by the same Plaintiffs counsel;
and (2) extend the current deadlines for Stratosphere to
respond to Plaintiffs Complaint (ECF No. 1) until after the
Court makes a determination of subject matter jurisdiction in
the Caesars Case.
February 6, 2018, Plaintiff filed the instant case against
Stratosphere, alleging that Stratosphere improperly applied
Clark County, Nevada's Combined Transient Lodging Tax to
charges for internet access. Relatedly, counsel for Plaintiff
has filed some fourteen additional lawsuits (the
“Related Lawsuits” and, together with the instant
action, the “Resort Fee Lawsuits”) in this
District Court that assert similar claims and requests for
relief against other resort/hotel defendants:
• Cabral et al. v. Caesars Entertainment Corporation
et al, No. 2:17-cv-02841-APG-VCF (filed on November 10,
• Phelps v. MGM Resorts International et al,
No. 2:17-cv-02848-APG-CWH (filed on November 13, 2017);
• Martinez et al. v. Las Vegas Sands Corp. et al,
No. 2:17-cv-02859-APG-NJK (filed on November 14, 2017);
• Schnitzer et al. v. Wynn Resorts, Ltd. et al,
No. 2:17-cv-02868-RFB-GWF (filed on November 15, 2017);
• Bowes, et al, v. Nevada Property 1 LLC, dba
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, No. 2:17-cv-02913-GMN-VCF
(filed on November 20, 2017);
• Chapman v. Penn National Gaming, Inc. et al,
No. 2:17-cv-02924-GMN-PAL (filed on November 21, 2017);
• Shapiro v. Treasure Island, LLC, No.
2:17-cv-02930-APG-CWH (filed on November 22, 2017);
• Inman v. Las Vegas Resort Holdings, LLC, No.
2:17-cv-02950-JAD-NJK (filed on ...