By Geoff Foster for the Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EST, 26 November 2014 | Updated: 17:01 EST, 26 November 2014 View comments The odds might be shortening on an imminent agreed bid for online gambling group Bwin.Party yet the share price was telling a different tale yesterday.The stock slipped a penny to 106p as dealers awaited further news on the bid situation. Bwin admitted earlier this month in that it … Read the rest

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Playing the lottery is rarely a acceptable retirement strategy. But investors looking for long-term, out-performing mutual funds are playing the same odds. Research Affiliates, an investment management company in Newport Beach, Calif., crunched the numbers and came to a dismal conclusion: you’ve got a better chance of winning a cash prize from a Powerball lottery ticket than you do in selecting a winning mutual fund cash … Read the rest

Dana Hills graduate to fight at UFC 183

Dana Hills graduate to fight at UFC 183 ADVERTISEMENT Dana Hills High graduate Ian McCall (left), shown here at a weigh-in Friday in Uberlandia, Brazil. , COURTESY OF BUDA MENDEZ/ZUFFA LLC Related article » Dana Hills High gradute Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall and John Linekar are set to meet…again. A UFC flyweight scrap between the No. 7-ranked Lineker and No. 3-ranked McCall has-been rescheduled for UFC 183 on Jan. 31 … Read the rest

The LINQ Promenade is celebrating the holiday season with High Roller family specials for Thanksgiving and a very merry Winter PARQ at The LINQ Promenade. Thanksgiving Day: After the turkey has-been consumed, spend the rest of the day with family, 550-feet high above the Las Vegas Strip at the High Roller. Nevada locals will receive 50% off High Roller tickets with a authorized Nevada ID. Local las Vegas style promotion … Read the rest

And the most popular city for Christmas vacation is…

Americans are opting for sun over snow (or Santa) for Christmas Day. The most very popular city for travelers this holiday season is moreover known more for adult pastimes like strip clubs and casinos than family fun. Las Vegas takes the No. 1 spot of the most very popular destinations for people booking hotels on Priceline.com, followed by Orlando, Fla., New York City — the one chilly exception among the … Read the rest

26 November 2014By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — Despite Nevada and the Strip’s third straight monthly gaming revenue decline — fueled by a more than 35 % drop in baccarat totals — analysts found a bright spot in what was otherwise a dismal October.After all, it is the start of the Thanksgiving holiday.Statewide, casinos saw revenue fall almost 4.3 % to $913.6 million during the month. On the Strip, gaming revenue … Read the rest

By Sun Staff (contact) Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 | 11:42 a.m. A Las Vegas guy who had more than 2 kilos of methamphetamine in his car and 4.5 kilos in a rented storage unit has-been sentenced to more than 10 years of time in prison, reportedly federal prosecutors. John Ortega, 25, was sentenced Tuesday to 121 many months in prison and five years of time of supervised release, U.S. Attorney … Read the rest

Baccarat winnings on the Las Vegas Strip fell 36 % to $97 million in October, echoing declines in Macau where an anti-corruption drive in China has crimped high-end play. Total casino revenue on the Strip fell 5.6 % to $520 million last month with baccarat accounting for the biggest share of the decline, reportedly data let go yesterday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The numbers suggest the drop in … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS –  Nevada gambling revenue was down for the third month in a row compared with a year ago. Casinos kept $914 million of all the wagers and bets made in October, 4 % short from the same time a year ago, reportedly the newest statistics from the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Mike Lawton, the board’s senior research analyst, asserted revenues have been “flat to down” for quite some … Read the rest

Updated NOV 26, 2014 3:32p ET BUDAPEST, Hungary —  Limiting online betting to matches in the world’s top leagues would assist cut down on fixing 'cause those games are not as effortless to manipulate, reportedly convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal. Perumal, now living in Hungary, on Wednesday presented the local edition of his book ”Kelong Kings,” which details his exploits and shows ”to what extent football and football betting are … Read the rest

Image: Wynn Resorts. Wynn Resorts raised its dividend during the most recently reported quarter to $1.50 per share per quarter, a $0.25 increase. The company moreover gave investors an added special dividend of $1 per share. The new, normal $6 annual yearly dividend puts Wynn at an industry-high 3.4% annual yearly yield . However, while Wynn’s new, higher dividend yield is attractive, there are a few reasons in that buying … Read the rest