Las Vegas Metro cops investigate a accident involving a motorcyclist on Flamingo Road and Maryland Boulevard on Jan. 19, 2015. (LVACTS/FAST CAM) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –  A motorcyclist who was thrown from his cycle in a accident east of the Las Vegas Strip has died. Las Vegas Metro cops asserted Alvin Willingham, 57, died on Monday while being treated at Sunrise Hospital. Willingham was involved in a Jan. 19 accident … Read the rest

Starpoint Resort Group knows this very popular holiday is one in that will draw many to Las Vegas this year. Here are some of the top things to do in the city for Chinese New Year. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 Starpoint Resort Group prides itself on offering travelers from around both the nation and the globe the experience of a lifetime during their vacations. It’s no secret … Read the rest

Packer facing Qld pokies fight

An artists impressions of Crown’s proposals for Brisbane. James Packer faces a fight with Queensland pubs and clubs, which will oppose moves by his company Crown Resorts to operate thousands of poker machines if it wins the right to build a new casino on the Brisbane riverfront. Crown and its main rival Echo Entertainment Group, along with their joint venture partners, are the two shortlisted bidders to build a multibillion-dollar … Read the rest

New Jersey has landed a $29.4 million federal grant to assist displaced Atlantic City casino workers affected by recent closings, authorities asserted Tuesday. The National Emergency Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor will be used for training programs to assist the workers learn skills for jobs in new fields. Atlantic City lost four of its 12 casinos last year, throwing more than 8,000 people out of work, roughly a … Read the rest

Calvin Harris Signs Three-Year Deal To Maintain Las Vegas Residency

Tags: Calvin Harris Subscribe to Calvin Harris alerts Under the terms of agreement in the new deal, the Scottish DJ will moreover work as a music consultant with Hakkasan Group. Calvin Harris will be a resident in Sin City for a little while longer! On Tuesday (Jan 27th) it was formally announced in that the Scottish DJ has extended his Las Vegas DJ residency for another three-years with Hakkasan Group. … Read the rest

SPRINGFIELD | State and local revenue from video gambling more than doubled last year as the industry continued its lightning swift expansion. According to the Illinois Gaming Board, state revenue from the machines topped $164.8 million in 2014, up from $75.1 million in 2013. Municipalities received $32.9 million, compared to $15 million the year before. The cash flowed in as gamblers poured more than $2.4 billion in to the machines … Read the rest

100 land parcels still must be acquired for interstate-widening Project Neon, official says

By Cy Ryan (contact) Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 | 10:29 p.m. Carson City —  Sun analysis LAS VEGAS SUN The headache in that Las Vegas motorists will have to last during construction of the Interstate 15 widening project will be painful yet worth it, a state transportation official asserted Tuesday. Transportation Director Rudy Malfabon told a legislative committee in that the construction, which will take four to five years, will … Read the rest

Queensland pubs and clubs condemn James Packer’s plan for pokies

An artists impressions of Crown’s proposals for Brisbane. James Packer faces a fight with Queensland pubs and clubs, which will oppose moves by his company Crown Resorts to operate thousands of poker machines if it wins the right to build a new casino on the Brisbane riverfront. Crown and its main rival Echo Entertainment Group, along with their joint venture partners, are the two shortlisted bidders to build a multibillion-dollar … Read the rest

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia Latest Alzheimers News MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay fever, depression and other ills has-been linked in a new study to a higher risk of dementia. The drugs — called anticholinergics — contain nonprescription diphenhydramine (Benadryl) and tricyclic antidepressants like doxepin (Sinequan). This class of medications moreover … Read the rest

A Colorado guy accused of making Facebook threats to kill law enforcement officers was indicted Tuesday by a Las Vegas federal grand jury. Dustin McCaskill, of Colorado Springs, Colo., was arrested (taken in to custody) by FBI agents assigned to the domestic terrorism squad in Las Vegas earlier this month and remains in custody. The indictment charges him with one count of interstate communications with intent to extort. The threats … Read the rest

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — The Mayor of North Las Vegas John Lee revealed what’s next for the city in his State of the City Address on Tuesday. Although there was a lot of acceptable in that happened over the past year like cutting the $150 million deficit in half, adding new cops officers and firefighters, raising more than $100 million for city libraries and hiring a new city … Read the rest