Steve Marcus Nevada Democrats Rep. Dina Titus, Sen. Harry Reid, center, and Rep. Steven Horsford pose with casts of mammoth teeth during a news conference marking the creation of the Tule Springs National Monument at the Las Vegas Paiute Resort northwest of Las Vegas, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. By Ed Komenda (contact) Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 | 6:15 p.m. Officials Celebrate Creation of Tule Springs National Monument Launch slideshow » … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — Several dignitaries received plaster replicas of an Ice Age mammoth tooth on Monday to assist mark the dedication of a new national monument in a fossil-rich area at the northern edge of the Las Vegas valley. The Las Vegas Paiute Resort Tribe hosted the commemorative event at a tribal resort overlooking the site now called Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, about 25 miles north of the … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –><!– –> LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Dec 22, 2014) – Bernstein & Poisson is a personal injury law firm in Las Vegas. This year, Bernstein & Poisson has advice for victims of holiday DUI crashes. The attorneys at Bernstein & Poisson in Las Vegas regularly represent victims of drunk driving accidents. As the holidays approach, these attorneys want potential victims of DUI crashes to be aware … Read the rest

Tickets go on sale Tuesday for a just-announced New Year’s Eve performance by Jennifer Lopez at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.Lopez’s concert, called “The Best Is Yet to Come,” will have the pop superstar performing her biggest hits alongside a cast of dancers and musicians at the Colosseum. J.Lo did not make a last-minute decision to come to Las Vegas for the fireworks. The concert has-been agreed to be scheduled … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Several dignitaries received plaster replicas of an Ice Age mammoth tooth on Monday to assist mark the dedication of a new national monument in a fossil-rich area at the northern edge of the Las Vegas valley.<!– –>The Las Vegas Paiute Resort Tribe hosted the commemorative event at a tribal resort overlooking the site now called Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, about 25 … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Four Las Vegas Strip hotels are among the top 100 hotels in the world recognized on the Conde Nast Traveler’s 2015 Gold List. The hotels are Wynn Las Vegas, Encore, Bellagio and The Cosmopolitan. This is the 6th year in the row in that the Wynn and Encore have made the list. The list was selected by editors, writers and network influencers.

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Faced with increasing scrutiny and regulation from Mainland China, the best days may be over for Macau’s gaming sector, analysts say. China extended a crackdown on illegal cash transfers in to Macau, the South China Morning Post reported last week. The new steps give China’s Economic Crimes Investigation Bureau access to transactions made with state-backed UnionPay credit cards amid concerns in that Chinese are using the cards to funnel cash … Read the rest

Jennifer Lopez to perform at Caesars Palace on NYE

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment Corp. authorities say pop star Jennifer Lopez will perform one night only — New Year’s Eve night — at The Colosseum on the Las Vegas Strip. The company’s Monday announcement asserted the musical star will perform her greatest hits and feature 25 musicians on stage. Tickets to the 10:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve show dubbed “The Best is Yet to Come” go on sale … Read the rest

By KEN RITTERAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Nevada casino regulator told a federal judicial estimate Wednesday in that he and FBI agents briefed an assistant U.S. lawyer yet not a judicial estimate before posing as Internet repairmen to enter high-roller suites at Caesars Palace and collect evidence for a warrant in what they believed was an illegal online sports gambling operation.Like other witnesses before him, Nevada Gaming Control … Read the rest

Despite odds, Texans in playoff hunt heading into final week

Updated DEC 22, 2014 7:22p ET After finishing last season with a 2-14 record, and a 14-game losing streak, few thought the Houston Texans would be talking playoff scenarios in Week 17 in 2014.  Despite the team’s quarterback situation and No. 1 overall draft pick in Jadeveon Clowney missing most of the season with a assortment of injuries; the Texans have a real chance to make the playoffs thanks to … Read the rest

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Los Angeles nightlife entrepreneur who revamped Las Vegas’ Sahara Hotel and Casino in to a hipper, sleeker destination is getting ready to defend his past again so he can get a Nevada gambling license after admitting recent cocaine use and explaining his curious business dealings with felons.Nevada has long been clever on dismissing perceptions in that its gambling industry is as … Read the rest