Wynns End America's Best Business Marriage

<!– (S) –> Now, I’ve never met Steve Wynn, yet I’ve had a soft spot for the guy ever since reading Nora Ephron’s account of the fateful encounter between his right elbow and Picasso’s “Le Reve” (more on in that in a bit). I’ve never met Elaine Wynn either, yet she seems like a peach. I love this quote from a mate, pal in Cathy Horyn’s 2006 New York Times … Read the rest

Why a Bill Murray film took 31 years to get its festival debut

[embedded content] Three decades after MGM ignored two invitations to show it at the Cannes Film Festival, the smart, intelligent “Nothing Lasts Forever” will make its festival premiere at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood this weekend. Zach Galligan of “Gremlins” fame will be on hand to introduce his film debut, a retro-futuristic fantasy in that never got a US theatrical or video release and has scarcely been seen … Read the rest

In Las Vegas, Mayweather-Pacquiao fight is exclusive to MGM properties

<!– (S) –> If you’re a sports fan, Las Vegas is like a home away from home. Walk in to one of the city’s many hotels and it’s possible to watch on television just about any sporting event in that is being held on a given day. Thousands are descending upon the city for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden. Only about 16,000 … Read the rest

Off Track Betting slated for Lamar

Bruce Seymore, Executive Director of Colorado Operations for Mile High Racing and Entertainment told the city Council March 23, in that local residents have alot of interest in horse racing which make the place a acceptable fit. (Chris Frost / Lamar Ledger) Place your bets everyone, off-track betting is coming to Lamar. City Council members learned about the new enterprise during its Monday, March 23, meeting when the key players … Read the rest

Philippines Wants Tourists Spending Money at New Casinos

MANILA—Tourism is a multi-billion dollar industry in the Philippines. Close to five million foreign visitors traveled there last year, perhaps lured by the country’s tropical beaches. But the country hopes to entice more travelers to stay indoors and spend cash inside new casinos.   When international visitors touch down in the Philippine capital, they do not have very far to go to reach the casinos.   Entertainment City is located adjacent to … Read the rest

Casinos to close on Sunday as mark of respect for Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Casinos at Singapore’s two integrated resorts will be closed for four hours on Sunday, as a mark of respect for Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. (AFP/Philippe Lopez) SINGAPORE: As a mark of respect to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands said their casinos will be shut between 2pm and 6pm on Sunday (Mar 29). Resorts World Sentosa will moreover suspend most … Read the rest

Deutsche Bank Sees Favorable Risk/Reward Upside Target Of $170 For Wynn Resorts

<!– (S) –> Deutsche Bank on Friday issued a company update on Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) as the company continues to face pressure given Macau trends. Deutsche Bank rates Wynn resorts as a Buy and set a price target of $170. Analyst Carlo Santarelli wrote, “In the near term, with shares at current levels, we think the following serve as positive catalysts; a resolution to the proxy battle in … Read the rest

Bernard Lee signs with Blaycation, offers poker bucket list experience

27 March 2015BOSTON, Mass. — (PRESS RELEASE) -— Professional poker player and media personality Bernard Lee has become the official spokesperson of Blaycation, a specialty travel company in that combines individuals’ bucket lists with vacations in that bid a unique interactive experience.The company’s 1st agreed to be scheduled poker experience will run from Wednesday May 27th thru Monday, June 1st, centered around the World Series of Poker’s Colossus bracelet event … Read the rest

Germany and Greece Are at Odds Again: EWG and GREK Down

<!– (S) –> US Industrials Down, Business Up in Germany as EWG, GREK Collide (Part 3 of 3)(Continued from Part 2) Germany and Greece The Eurozone’s strongest and weakest economies—Germany and Greece—are at odds again. There was no breakthrough consensus reached at the Berlin meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Greece failed to secure the 1.2 billion euros ($1.32 billion) it had demanded from … Read the rest