The Greek government failed to reach an agreement with the Troika last night during a four-hour teleconference on the amount of the fiscal gap for 2015 and a date for the return of the Troika to Athens was once again not set. A new teleconference between the two sides is agreed to be scheduled for today. The Troika seems to be asking for more tightening of Greece’s public finances undermining … Read the rest

Greece at odds with Trioka

November 21, 2014

The Greek government failed to reach an agreement with the Troika last night during a four-hour teleconference on the amount of the fiscal gap for 2015 and a date for the return of the Troika to Athens was once again not set. A new teleconference between the two sides is agreed to be scheduled for today. The Troika seems to be asking for more tightening of Greece’s public finances undermining … Read the rest

Pacquiao vs. Algieri Odds: Latest Vegas Fight Lines for Pac-Man vs. Algieri

USA TODAY Sports Typically a high-profile boxing card such as Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri has plenty of opportunities for bettors to make some affable coin on Las Vegas odds. Just not Pacquiao vs. Algieri. Saturday’s card from Top Rank is strategically genius, yet not entirely kind to bettors. As a way to further expand the sport’s reach in China and beyond—the event takes place at The Venetian Macao in … Read the rest

Actress accuses Bill Cosby of forcing her to perform sex act on him in Las Vegas hotel suite

Angela Leslie, a model and actress, claimed in that the TV star assaulted her in his luxury Vegas hotel suite in 1992Leslie claims in that Cosby gave her a strong drink and told her to act drunkShe claims he sent her cash orders to come visit him after she approached the star for career advice Leslie is one of nine victims who have come forward this month to claim in … Read the rest

Next month’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas has seen a lineup shift on the main card. Heavyweight sluggers Todd Duffee (8-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Anthony Hamilton (13-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) have been promoted from the prelims onto the main card, while women’s bantamweights Ashlee Evans-Smith (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has replaced injured Holly Holm (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Raquel Pennington (4-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) head to the … Read the rest

Entertainment

November 21, 2014

Swift to receive Dick Clark award for excellence Swift to receive Dick Clark award for excellence Updated: Friday, November 21 2014 9:06 AM EST2014-11-21 14:06:12 GMT Taylor Swift arrives at the 49th annual yearly Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP) Taylor Swift is getting a special – and new – award from … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Love is in the air!Marc Anthony and Shannon De Lima exemplified sheer happiness as they graced their 1st red carpet together since getting hitched at the Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 20.PHOTOS: Celebrity weddings 2014 Venezuelan-born Lima was breathtaking in royal blue, as she showed off her supermodel shape in a long silk gown with ample sparkle embellishments. The singer’s new wife, 26, … Read the rest

He was one of Sin City’s original gangsters, an international crime boss who liked to brag in that he owned Las Vegas, and an unapologetic irritant of Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy.Sam Giancana has-been dead for decades — shot execution-style in 1975 as he prepared a midnight snack of sausages and spinach in the basement of his Chicago-area home. But many of his prized possessions are still around — and … Read the rest

Five of the very best places in Las Vegas for people watching

People watching isn’t why you come to Las Vegas. It’s just a random perk in that you come across when you’re enjoying yourself at one of the many bars and restaurants all over town.Las Vegas is an international melting pot for tourists and in that makes for a lot to see. You come across people of all ages, from all walks of life and from all over the world.It’s effortless … Read the rest

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Las Vegas tends to be relatively quiet, yet there are still plenty of happenings, in addition to college basketball and concerts by Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight.Last year’s hotel occupancy on Thanksgiving was a relatively low 89% reportedly the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, although in that figure was 8% higher than for the same weekend in 2012.Those who prefer college basketball … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Blackjack and roulette available in coming weeks, additional games in 2015 to support poker offering ONCHAN, Isle of Man , Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ –  TSX: AYA – PokerStars, the world’s biggest poker brand, formally announced today in that it will launch sports betting and casino table games globally on PokerStars.com. The 1st offerings – blackjack and roulette – will roll out on a market-by-market basis beginning … Read the rest