NASCAR Weekend 2015

Here is a list of events taking place during 2015 NASCAR Weekend, March 6-8: NASCAR Sprint Cup ParadeThe NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Haulter Parade will begin at the well-known Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas sign at 6 p.m. March 5 and makes its way north on Las Vegas Boulevard to Sahara Avenue. Approximately 50 bright and colorful NASCAR haulers will participate and the parade is free.NASCAR WEEKEND AT LAS VEGAS … Read the rest

Wellington receptionist to represent NZ in Las Vegas

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:25 amPress Release: CQ Hotels Wellington Wellington receptionist to represent New Zealand in Las Vegas CQ Hotels Wellington receptionist, Sita Laukau has-been awarded a trip to Las Vegas to attend the Choice Hotels International Convention in May. Ms Laukau achieved her award for signing up the most Choice Privileges members in the whole of Australasia. Choice Privileges is a Global loyalty programme in which customers can … Read the rest

Indian tribes gambling on high-interest loans to raise revenue

By Chico Harlan, WATERSMEET, Mich. — In the middle of the Ottawa National Forest, there is a Native American reservation where snowdrifts mark the main street in to town. At the end of in that town, there is a casino with penny slots and a three-story hotel. In back of in that hotel, there is a locked, unmarked door with a punch code. And beyond in that door is a … Read the rest

Competing agencies contend for animal shelter contract

After more than a year of mewling and howling, Clark County leaders may shortly decide who gets to run Nevada’s biggest animal shelter. A county commissioners’ meeting set for March 17 could adjust what appears to be a two-way race between longtime Lied Animal Shelter operators at the oft-maligned Animal Foundation and No Kill Las Vegas, a nonprofit that’s loudly blamed the foundation’s approach to euthanizing sick and unadopted pets. … Read the rest

Can Manila's casinos attract wealthy Chinese gamblers?

Lawrence Ho, co-Chairman and CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd, gestures during a news conference and grand opening of the City of Dreams in Manila. Photo by Romeo Ranoco, Reuters SINGAPORE/MANILA – More than three years of time after opening ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore’s glitzy Marina Bay Sands, owner Michael Van Cleef Ault is now betting in that Manila’s casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers … Read the rest

Riders hit the road for a good cause in Poker Run

AFTER 10 years of time of fundraising poker runs, the Doghouse Social Club was pleased to reach its $100,000 target on Saturday. Doghouse Social Club annual yearly poker run, to raise cash for Make A Wish.Looking forward to heading off for the day are (back, from left) Doghouse Social Club members Mick French and Kade Redmond, with (front) participant Kate O’Brien, 3, of Burnie, and Make A Wish Australia Burnie … Read the rest

MGM officials: Casino construction is on track for anticipated 2016 opening

By Luz Lazo, Last week’s frigid conditions did not stop about 100 workers from drilling on icy ground, removing dirt and pouring concrete on what will be the 1st of seven parking levels of Maryland’s newest gaming resort. Seven many months after obtaining building permits, MGM Resorts International says it is on track for next year’s opening of the $1.2 billion casino at National Harbor in that will feature 3,600 … Read the rest

Guerdat gallops to second Longines victory at final Western European League leg in Gothenburg

(PRWEB UK) 1 March 2015 Olympic champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, produced a smart, intelligent performance from the 12-year-old mare, Albfuehren’s Paille, to record his 2nd success of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2014/2015 Western European League at the last leg in Gothenburg, Sweden today. In a desperate battle for those chasing the last remaining points in that would earn them a place at the Longines Final in Las Vegas, … Read the rest

'Tell Me Off': Shatner Defends Missing Nimoy's Funeral

William Shatner turned to Twitter on Sunday to defend himself after sparking an uproar Saturday when he tweeted in that he wouldn’t be able to attend commemoration services for his Star Trek co-star and friend, Leonard Nimoy. Shatner asserted in a tweet in that he wouldn’t be able to attend the services for Nimoy, who died at the age of 83 Friday, 'cause he had to attend a charity event … Read the rest

Nevada Supreme Court denies high roller's appeal over debts

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – The Nevada Supreme Court has denied an appeal by a California high roller accused of failing to pay $384,000 in gambling debts to four Las Vegas casinos. Harel Zahavi was ordered to pay $379,000 in restitution after being convicted in 2011 of four felony counts of passing a check without sufficient funds with the intent to defraud. At issue were IOUs he signed at the … Read the rest