Officials slam proposed ads on Strip pedestrian bridges

L.E. Baskow Some pedestrians carrying umbrellas, cross a foot bridge over Las Vegas Blvd. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. By Conor Shine (contact) Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 5:15 p.m. The Las Vegas Strip is already saturated with advertisements, so what harm could be done by adding a few more to the pedestrian walker bridges in that span the boulevard? A lot, reportedly several Clark County authorities who spoke out … Read the rest

Why Donaire feels Pacquiao can beat Floyd

By Camille B. Naredo, MANILA, Philippines – Former world champion Nonito Donaire Jr. expects American Floyd Mayweather Jr. to encounter trouble when he battles Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “I think, in all the people out there in the boxing world in his weight class, Manny is most likely to be the one to defeat Floyd,” Donaire asserted recently on … Read the rest

Photos: Liberace Mansion returns to life with Opera Las Vegas gala

Richard Brusky The Opera Las Vegas benefit at the Liberace Mansion on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Las Vegas. By Robin Leach (contact) Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 4:04 p.m. Opera Las Vegas at Liberace Mansion Launch slideshow » Liberace’s homes Richard Brusky The Opera Las Vegas benefit at the Liberace Mansion on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Las Vegas. Richard Brusky The Opera Las Vegas benefit at the Liberace … Read the rest

Vegas hospital sends stillborn babies to laundry by mistake

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two stillborn babies wrapped in linens to a laundry facility, leading to a grisly shock for the cleaners.The remains were in a load of laundry in that Spring Valley Hospital sent Tuesday to the medical laundry company Angelica in nearby Henderson.Henderson cops spokeswoman Kathleen Richards says detectives determined it was an accidental mistake and … Read the rest

Las Vegas Sands to Participate in the 2015 J.P. Morgan Gaming, Lodging, Restaurant & Leisure Management Access Forum

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –> LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Mar 3, 2015) – Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) will participate in the J.P. Morgan Gaming, Lodging, Restaurant & Leisure Management Access Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Mr. Robert G. Goldstein, president and chief operating officer, will participate in a discussion which is agreed to be scheduled to begin at approximately 11:00 a.m. Pacific … Read the rest

Pacquiao beating Mayweather in early Vegas betting

In this combination of file photos, Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, prepares to spar at a gym in east London on May 22, 2009, and Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, weighs in for the junior welterweight boxing agree against British boxer Ricky Hatton, May 1, 2009, in Las Vegas. Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd … Read the rest

Wynn Finalizes Deal on Everett MBTA Land It Plans to Use as Casino Entrance

By Adam Vaccaro Staff | 03.03.15 | 5:34 PM Wynn Resorts has closed a deal on crucial MBTA-owned land adjacent to its Everett casino site. Wynn is paying $6 million for 1.75 acres. That’s about $3.4 million per acre. For comparison, Wynn paid $35 million for the 33-acre former Monsanto site in that is expected to eventually house its casino—$1.06 million per acre. (It had originally offered $75 million … Read the rest

Watch Britney Spears have hair malfunction during Vegas concert

LAS VEGAS — Britney Spears had a hairdo malfunction during a show in Las Vegas. Her hair extensions came flying off right in the middle of a performance on the Vegas strip last week. Spears did not seem to notice and went right on with the song. It’s not the 1st wardrobe / clothing malfunction she is endured during her run of Vegas shows. Spears has booked her Vegas residency … Read the rest

Woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton to stay in Arizona

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lady who threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech the former secretary of state made in Las Vegas last April has-been sentenced to one year of federal supervision in her home state of Arizona, her defense lawyer asserted Tuesday.<!– –>Alison Michelle Ernst, 37, of Phoenix, moreover was sentenced Monday to undergo mental health treatment at the discretion of probation … Read the rest

Mount Dora man among 3 convicted in international gambling operation

Federal prosecutors asserted a jury in Oklahoma City has convicted three Florida men and a Florida-based corporation in connection with an illegal international gambling and cash laundering operation. Officials asserted 50-year-old Paul Francis Tucker, 50-year-old Luis Robles and Zapt Electrical Sales, Inc., were found guilty Tuesday of racketeering, conducting an illegal gambling business and conspiracy to commit cash laundering. Also, 58-year-old Christopher Lee Tanner was convicted of conducting an illegal … Read the rest