I lived there during the "family vacation destination" period & it was a total flop. However, the dam tour is cool and Mt. Charleston can be nice, if it isn't snowed in. Some of the newer casinos have family stuff, MGM comes to mind.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk