Lenders gain $415M in fight with Elle Macpherson’s husband

Six years of time and six courts later, the legal saga of the lenders to the spectacular-on-paper yet bankrupt-in-reality Fontainebleu Las Vegas has ended, technically, in a split decision. But those lenders, mostly New York hedge funds, now have $415 million to show after their hard-fought battle with Jeffrey Soffer, the billionaire owner of the Fontainebleau Miami. The lenders accused Soffer, the husband of supermodel Elle Macpherson, of using “two … Read the rest

Iran hacked an American casino, U.S. says

Cybersecurity stocks soar thanks to hack attacks It’s been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s casino company was hacked. Now the blame is officially being placed on Iran. For the 1st time, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asserted the Iranian government was behind a damaging cyberattack on the Sands Las Vegas Corporation (LVS) in 2014. He mentioned it while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week. … Read the rest

Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A to headline second-annual Route 91 Harvest

Tom Donoghue / DonoghuePhotography.com Day 2 of the inaugural Route 91 Harvest country music festival with headliner Dierks Bentley on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at MGM Resorts Village. By Robin Leach (contact) Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 | 9:32 a.m. Route 91 Harvest: Day 1 Launch slideshow » Route 91 Harvest: Day 2 Launch slideshow » Route 91 Harvest: Day 3 Launch slideshow » For a 2nd consecutive year, country’s major … Read the rest

DJ Chumlee set for Palms spinfest; Elvis’ ceiling target practice at Hilton remembered

Denise Truscello/WireImage/DeniseTruscello.net Austin “Chumlee” Russell arrives at the 2013 Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. By John Katsilometes (contact) Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 | 5:45 p.m. The Kats Report Bureau is Starbucks on West Sahara and Decatur, across the street (roughly) from where Tower Books & Records was once located at the Wow! retail center. The … Read the rest

Harrah's casino possibly being torn down

(Source: WMC Action News 5) TUNICA, MS (WMC) – Talks of demolishing Harrah’s Casino in Tunica, MS have been circulating around the Mid-South.The casino has-been closed for more than six months, and many people still want to know what will happen to the empty casino, hotel and other buildings.More than one thousand people lost their jobs when Harrah’s closed.WMC Action News 5 received a tip in that demolition would shortly … Read the rest

High court hears gambling machines case

The Office of the Attorney General, which has challenged the use of what it believes are illegal gambling machines, yesterday asked the island’s high court to send the case back to the Superior Court of Guam for a decision. At a Supreme Court hearing yesterday morning, Assistant Attorney General Marianne Woloschuk and Sandra Miller, the governor’s legal counsel, presented arguments in the case regarding the legality of gambling machines on … Read the rest

GOP leader's gambling bill heads to Fla. lawmakers

TALLAHASSEE — A massive gambling overhaul bill will hit lawmakers’ desks on the 1st day of the legislative session, yet its sponsor is holding back on absolutely what is in it. “Everything is on the table and that’s all I’m going to say about it,” House Republican Leader Dana Young of Tampa asserted today of the 100-plus page piece of proposed legislation. Already, gambling opponents are wary. For years, interests … Read the rest

Celebrity preview: Liberace, Shania Twain, Chumlee, Pentatonix, Roseanne, Jay Leno

AP Liberace, the piano virtuoso who became known as “Mr. Showmanship,” is shown with Elvis Presley at the Riviera in Las Vegas in November 1956. By Robin Leach (contact) Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 | 2 p.m. Martyn J. Ravenhill and the Liberace House Launch slideshow » Liberace and the Art of Costume Launch slideshow » The glitz and glamour of Liberace is reborn this weekend — along with his famed … Read the rest

Cricket betting racket busted

The City Task Force (CTF) busted the 2nd major cricket betting racket on Friday, since the commencement of the Cricket World Cup on February 14. The 1st one was unearthed on February 15, during the high-voltage India and Pakistan match. Based on information and systematic cell phone tracking, the CTF team led by Assistant Commissioner of Police Chittibabu and Inspector Ilyas Mohammed, raided an apartment in Sivaji Palem area and … Read the rest

$380 MILLION: Massive sales push Powerball jackpot higher

Quick Links The time is now 6:59 pm You last visited February 27, 2015, 6:59 pm All times shown areEastern Time (GMT-5:00) RecommendLottery Post JavaScript is currently disabled in your web browser. Lottery Post will not function correctly without JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript before continuing. mid-OhioUnited StatesMember #9March 24, 200118308 PostsOffline Posted: February 7, 2015, 1:42 pm – IP Logged Quote: Originally posted by on February 7, 2015 The ODDS … Read the rest