It’s a new fight week, which brings the debut episode of “UFC 183 Embedded” and a preview of Saturday’s pay-per-view event. The online series previews this week’s card at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, in addition to the middleweight headliner between MMA vets Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) and Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC). In this episode, Silva arrives in the U.S. and relaxes with a … Read the rest

Calvin Harris has become the newest star to sign an extended deal to provide entertainment to Las Vegas gamblers. The EDM superstar has agreed an exclusive three-year partnership with the Hakkasan group, under which he will act as music consultant and extend the residencies he already holds in he city. He will be a resident DJ at Hakkasan nightclub and Wet Republic at the MGM Grand hotel and casino, and … Read the rest

SPRINGFIELD — State and local revenue from video gambling more than doubled last year as the industry continued its lightning swift expansion. According to the Illinois Gaming Board, state revenue from the machines topped $164.8 million in 2014, up from $75.1 million in 2013. Municipalities received $32.9 million, compared with $15 million the year before. The cash flowed in as gamblers poured more than $2.4 billion in to the machines … Read the rest

SINGAPORE: From Monday (Feb 2), websites in that provide or promote remote gambling services will be blocked, when the Remote Gambling Act kicks in, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) formally announced on Wednesday. Payment transactions related to remote gambling will moreover be blocked.The Act had been passed in Parliament last October. It stipulates in that it is an offence for a human being to gamble remotely with unauthorised operators, … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> PARIS (AP) — Don’t laugh. There’s nothing comical about the gambling industry’s newest wheeze to sink its teeth even deeper in to football and its fans.We’re talking here about David Ginola. So silky as a player for Newcastle and Tottenham; so ridiculous now with his car-crash crusade for the FIFA presidency.Ginola has zero chance of unseating Sepp Blatter. FIFA’s election and ethics rules will almost certainly keep … Read the rest

Cash-strapped provinces will lose millions to foreign gambling websites and criminals in Sunday’s Super Bowl 'cause the Senate is stalling legislative changes passed by the Commons. Almost three years of time after NDP MP Joe Comartin’s private member’s bill to allow one-game betting on sports sailed through the House with support of members of all parties, the measure remains mired in the Red Chamber. With a federal election after this … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> <!– –>PARIS (AP) — The controller of France’s national lottery has signed up to the International Olympic Committee’s system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events.Francaise des Jeux asserted on Wednesday it became the 1st lottery in the world to join the Integrity Betting Intelligence System.The intelligence-sharing digital platform was in place at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, where no irregularities were reported. The IOC has … Read the rest

Motorcyclist dies week after wreck on Flamingo Road

Las Vegas Metro cops investigate a accident involving a motorcyclist on Flamingo Road and Maryland Boulevard on Jan. 19, 2015. (LVACTS/FAST CAM) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –  A motorcyclist who was thrown from his cycle in a accident east of the Las Vegas Strip has died. Las Vegas Metro cops asserted Alvin Willingham, 57, died on Monday while being treated at Sunrise Hospital. Willingham was involved in a Jan. 19 accident … Read the rest

Starpoint Resort Group knows this very popular holiday is one in that will draw many to Las Vegas this year. Here are some of the top things to do in the city for Chinese New Year. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 Starpoint Resort Group prides itself on offering travelers from around both the nation and the globe the experience of a lifetime during their vacations. It’s no secret … Read the rest

Packer facing Qld pokies fight

An artists impressions of Crown’s proposals for Brisbane. James Packer faces a fight with Queensland pubs and clubs, which will oppose moves by his company Crown Resorts to operate thousands of poker machines if it wins the right to build a new casino on the Brisbane riverfront. Crown and its main rival Echo Entertainment Group, along with their joint venture partners, are the two shortlisted bidders to build a multibillion-dollar … Read the rest

New Jersey has landed a $29.4 million federal grant to assist displaced Atlantic City casino workers affected by recent closings, authorities asserted Tuesday. The National Emergency Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor will be used for training programs to assist the workers learn skills for jobs in new fields. Atlantic City lost four of its 12 casinos last year, throwing more than 8,000 people out of work, roughly a … Read the rest