Why is Las Vegas blocking Uber?

April 23, 2015

The popular ride-sharing app might have to wait two years to enter the Sin City market


Why is Las Vegas blocking Uber?

In a city where just about anything goes, one thing doesn’t fly in Sin City: Uber. It's part of a $400 million taxi turf war playing out in Las Vegas: A handful of cab companies dominate the rides at popular tourist spots – and Uber wanted in on the action. Due to Vegas' powerful Vegas taxi industry, they've been ordered to shut down. But as Michael Okwu reports, Uber, used to getting its way, is fighting back.


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