<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jordan Fouse scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Alfonzo McKinnie added 16 point with 10 boards to assist Green Bay roll to a 66-46 success over Arkansas-Little Rock in the opening round of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Sunday.Fouse was 6 of 8 from the floor and had nine rebounds. McKinnie was 7-of-9 shooting while Carrington Love chipped in … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Travis Souza hit four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points to direct UC Irvine in a strong 2nd half to get past Bradley 55-47 in the opening round of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Sunday.Bradley led by as many as 14 points in the 1st half and led 27-22 at the break. UC Irvine opened the 2nd half on a 13-0 … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has detained over 30,000 people during a two-month clamp down on pornography and gambling, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. In the newest arrests, cops in the southern province of Guangdong arrested (taken in to custody) 3,014 and put more than 8,000 in criminal detention as of Dec. 15, Xinhua reported the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department as saying. In Huizhou … Read the rest

“Poker Night” brings to mind so many forgettable thrillers from the 1990s, films in that aimed to impress stylistically yet ultimately were met with indifference.Here, newly promoted Warsaw, Ind., cops detective Stan Jeter (Beau Mirchoff) unwittingly falls in to a trap set by a masked kidnapper (Michael Eklund). While drugged, tortured and kept in a dungeon, Jeter ruminates about the on-the-job anecdotes shared by veteran cops (among them Ron Perlman, … Read the rest

[unable to retrieve full-text content]First Licensed New York Casino Dealer School to train and supply the new industry set to open on January 5th. (PRWeb December 21, 2014) Read the full tale at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12410731.htm

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The King of Las Vegas Strip

December 22, 2014

JACK GAUGHAN, 1920-2014 Gambling tycoon Jackie Gaughan was in consideration the creator of the modern-day casino and ‘‘one of the fathers of downtown Las Vegas’’. Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a ‘‘fun book’’, as the vouchers are sometimes … Read the rest

MACAU: Over a span of 10 years, the Chinese territory reshaped itself from a sleepy Portuguese colony in to the world’s biggest gambling destination. A flood of cash from the increasingly rich mainland washed over the city and its residents, and the casino industry now dominates the economy.But this autumn, gambling revenue dropped precipitously, by nearly 20% in November from the same month last year. The stocks of casino operators … Read the rest

Reminder Publications file photo GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Up-front payments from surrounding community agreements with MGM have yielded differing amounts to the towns of East Longmeadow, Wilbraham, and Longmeadow. However, each community is finding ways to utilize its respective funds.East Longmeadow Board of Selectmen Chair Paul Federici asserted in an interview with Reminder Publications in that the town received roughly $31,000 initially from MGM and last week the town received $18,000, … Read the rest

Charlie White got down on one knee again for fiancee Tanith Belbin during the Pandora Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice show in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night (December 20). The engaged ice dancers performed a quartet number with their partners, Meryl Davis and Ben Agosto, to Sam Smith‘s “Lay Me Down”. During the performance, the partners switched back and forth before ending with Charlie … Read the rest

By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – A wounded security guard shot and killed a public transit passenger who opened fire when he was kicked off a bus on the Las Vegas Strip early Monday morning, cops said. The Clark County coroner’s office identified the passenger as 35-year-old Christopher Gene Boudinot of Las Vegas. Authorities asserted the shooting happened around 2 a.m. in front of the Paris casino in … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday.Victoria Vivians had 12 points overall and Dominique Dillingham had all 10 of her points in the 1st half as Mississippi State (13-0) had little trouble generating or making shots against UIC. A 10-1 run to close the half pushed the direct … Read the rest