<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>BOSTON [AP] -- Reports — Casino companies in that have been awarded licenses in Massachusetts donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the - state’s casino gambling law, according to crusade finance records. Wynn Resorts plans a $1.6 billion resort casino in Everett, & the - company, led by Las Vegas gambling mogul Steve Wynn, was awarded the - coveted eastern Massachusetts license by the - state’s … Read the rest

Injured wakeboarder: ‘Beating the odds is what he does best’

Friends & family confident in paralysed wakeboarder’s recovery Brad Smeele arrived at Auckland International Airport to a waiting group of friends & family. Picture / Jason Oxenham Though injured wakeboarder Brad Smeele was given only a 1 to 2 per cent chance of recovery after a shocking accident left him quadriplegic, his friends state beating the - odds is what he does best. The 27-year-old is confined to a wheelchair after a wakeboarding trick went … Read the rest

Khan to face Alexander in Las Vegas

Amir Khan defeated Luis Collazo in his last fight 21 October 2014 Last updated at 16:10 By Mike Henson BBC Sport Amir Khan will fight American Devon Alexander in Las Vegas on 13 December as the - next step towards a meeting with undefeated Floyd Mayweather. An announcement confirming the - meeting, to be staged at Mandalay Bay Centre, is expected towards the - end of the - week. Khan, 27, pulled out of a … Read the rest

Amir Khan is set to face Devon Alexander – 12 many months after he was originally due to go head-to-head with the - American. The welterweight rivals have been lined up to fight at the - Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on December 13. Khan was expected to fight in New York a week earlier – with Robert Guerrero  the - favoured opponent. But it a clash with Alexander is now on the - verge … Read the rest

Newsbyte: Duke Athletics Chooses SAP HANA® Platform and NTT DATA to Turbocharge Fan Engagement With Blue Devil …

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP SE (SAP) & NTT DATA, Incorporated today formally announced in that Duke Athletics has chosen the - SAP HANA® platform & NTT DATA’s Analytics experts to assist it take Men’s Basketball data to the - next level by launching one of the - most intuitive & powerful data visualization tools in college sports history. Historical player & team data will be brought … Read the rest

Week 8 of the - 2014 season marks the - halfway point for most NFL teams. With nearly a third of the - league at three games over .500 or better, a few teams are looking to separate themselves from the - rest of football. The Denver Broncos have a chance to put themselves in a position to claim the - top seed in the - AFC for a third straight year. Peyton Manning & … Read the rest

Downtown Project opens first hotel: Oasis at Gold Spike

LAS VEGAS NV — — There’s one more place to rest your head in downtown Las Vegas with the - opening of a new boutique hotel — — Oasis at Gold Spike. The hotel, which is a 1st for the - Downtown Project, has 38 rooms & six suites just steps away from Fremont Street. The beautification of the - three-story hotel began in 2013. “We are excited to introduce this unique & creative hotel … Read the rest

The four major American pro sports leagues & the - NCAA are going to court to stop legalized sports gambling in New Jersey, where a horse track is ready to take bets on the - NFL as shortly as Sunday. The NFL, Major League Baseball, the - NBA & the - NHL are asking a judicial judge in Trenton for an injunction to stop a law signed Friday by Gov. Chris Christie in that authorizes … Read the rest

SAP Gives Customers a Simpler Choice and a Clear Path to Adopt SAP HANA®

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — SAP SE (SAP) today formally announced a comprehensive program to assist customers transform their enterprises with end-to-end data management solutions in that contain the - SAP HANA® platform, SAP® Adaptive Server® Enterprise®, SAP® IQ software & SAP solutions for enterprise information management. For customers in that wish to simplify IT landscapes & focus on business innovation, the - “Simpler Choice” database program has a three-step approach … Read the rest

Ford and Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Celebrate 50 Years of Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang Ford’s ICON50 & Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos name 10 artists who embody the - spirit of the - iconic Ford Mustang & are driving the - future of music in America ICON50 artists contain ASTR, Betty Who, Cathedrals, Elle King, Joywave, MisterWives, Sheppard, Smallpools, Young Rising Sons & Young & Sick Launched in September, ICON50 is a unique program in that unites the - new Ford Mustang with cultural experts from … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Caesars Entertainment & AEG Live have formally announced in that ELTON JOHN will extend his original three year contract at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace & will return with his critically acclaimed show, “The Million Dollar Piano,” for three more years. Tickets for the - following January, March & April 2015 performances will go on sale Sunday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. PT: January 16-17 Friday, … Read the rest