Burt Watson Confirms Incident at UFC 184 Led to His Departure

<!– (S) –> When UFC event coordinator Burt Watson arrived in Los Angeles during UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano event week, things began like any other show he’s coordinated during his 14-year tenure with the Las Vegas-based fight promotion. But before the fights went live on Feb. 28, Watson was on a cross-country flight to his home in Philadelphia, no longer with the UFC.Watson’s departure was sudden, unexpected, and came … Read the rest

Las Vegas Friday practice results: Kyle Larson leads the charge

Updated MAR 06, 2015 4:40p ET Speeds were high in Friday’s lone round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice for the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Under bright and sunny skies, second-year driver Kyle Larson set the early pace, turning a best lap of 191.646 miles per hour in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Chevrolet. Larson’s lap of 28.177 seconds was near the … Read the rest

Son, missing home, pleads guilty in World Cup betting case

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — The son of a rich Malaysian businessman accused of running an illegal sports betting ring together during the World Cup is pleading guilty to a lesser charge to return home. Darren Wai Kit Phua was arrested (taken in to custody) in July with his dad and several others after federal agents raided a Caesars Palace villa where they were staying and seized … Read the rest

Gentlemen, start your cash registers: NASCAR spells big bucks

Steve Marcus Brad Keselowski celebrates in success lane after winning the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday, March 9, 2014. By Pashtana Usufzy (contact) Friday, March 6, 2015 | 1:05 p.m. Brad Keselowski Wins NASCAR Kobalt 400 at LVMS Launch slideshow » It’s the biggest sporting event in the state by attendance. When fans pack the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend … Read the rest

Celebrity preview: Chris Brown, Steve Aoki, Brody Jenner, J. Cole, Rascal Flatts, NASCAR, St. Baldrick’s

Steve Marcus Chris Brown performs during the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. By Robin Leach (contact) Friday, March 6, 2015 | noon Holly Madison Shaves Kats’ Head Launch slideshow » It’s a weekend of hair-raising excitement with two huge NASCAR races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and hair-razing to raise funds for the children’s cancer-fighting charity St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Those are … Read the rest

Rap star bets big on Mayweather over Pacquiao

<!– (S) –> New York (AFP) – Curtis Jackson, the rap music star better known as 50 Cent, says he will bet $1.6 million (1.47 million euros) on pal Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao in their May boxing showdown.The much-anticipated bout will be staged May 2 in Las Vegas and could be the richest payday in boxing history for undefeated Mayweather.”Champ is going to do it. He’s going to … Read the rest

The Equity Group Continues to Expand with the Addition of Gino Vincent

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 06, 2015 The Equity Group (http://www.teglv.com) proudly announces the addition of seasoned commercial real estate professional Gino Vincent as Vice President. Gino brings 10 years of time of experience in the commercial real estate industry to The Equity Group and will focus on investment sales. “With The Equity Group’s expertise and presence in Las Vegas continuing to rise, we are working to increase our depth … Read the rest

Caesar's Entertainment asks judge to allow partial demolition of Harrah's Casino in Tunica County

JACKSON, Mississippi — A division of Caesars Entertainment Corp. is asking a federal bankruptcy judicial estimate for permission to “dismantle and liquidate” part of its shuttered Harrah’s casino complex in Mississippi’s Tunica County. The filing says Caesars will remove five barges in that hold a 136,000 square-foot casino in Buck Lake, an oxbow lake of the Mississippi River south of Memphis, Tennessee. Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. filed for Chapter 11 … Read the rest

Caesars seeks to demolish part of former Harrah's in Tunica

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A division of Caesars Entertainment Corp. is asking a federal bankruptcy judicial estimate for permission to “dismantle and liquidate” part of its shuttered Harrah’s casino complex in Mississippi’s Tunica County. The filing says Caesars will remove five barges in that hold a 136,000 square-foot casino in Buck Lake, an oxbow lake of the Mississippi River south of Memphis, Tennessee. Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. filed for Chapter … Read the rest