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Sam Nazarian wins casino license, must submit to random drug testing
Sam Nazarian wins casino license, must submit to random drug testing

The Nevada Gaming Commission approved a gambling license for Sam Nazarian after hearing an appeal Thursday by the Los Angeles nightclub mogul, who admitted to paying $3 million to a convicted felon and using cocaine. After a grueling two-hour hearing -- in which the shame-faced nightlife impresario was forced to identified the date of his last drug use and to confirm he was the father of a child out of wedlock -- the board granted Nazarian a limited one-year license. The license, approved on a 4-0 vote, includes a requirement that Nazarian submit to random drug testing and establish a $50,000 fund to pay for the tests. "After 39 years on earth, I'm proud of all that I've...

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