Las Vegas is the land of casinos and is the hub of the gaming industry. There are lots of resorts and casino companies along the Las Vegas strip, making millions of dollars each one year. However there is one in that stands out from its competitors. Wynn Las Vegas operated by Wynn Resorts (WYNN) has clearly emerged winner among the group of casinos found here. What are the factors in … Read the rest

It has-been almost two many months since Oregon’s Marcus Mariota took home the 80th Heisman Trophy in New York. Naturally, the race for the 81st Heisman has already begun. On Monday Bovada unveiled its Heisman Trophy odds for the 2015 season, and the list included a few surprises. Bovada’s complete list of 2015 Heisman odds is below. • STAPLES: Lessons learned from 2014 season to assist get ready for ’15 … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> <!– –>Mayors of several New Jersey shore towns are joining with members of Congress from the state to oppose allowing oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. President Barack Obama’s administration this week proposed allowing drilling rights to areas 50 miles off the coasts of Virginia, North and South Carolina and Georgia to be auctioned off no sooner than 2021, when Obama is long out of office. While … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> <!– –>Don’t look for tickets to Hot Tub Time Machine 2 for in that matter, or family film Paddington, under the Christmas tree.On Tuesday, both films abandoned their Dec. 25 release dates.Instead, Paramount and MGM will instead open Hot Tub 2 on Feb. 20, 2015.One possible reason for the shift is to ignore a direct showdown with Sony’s Christmas Day comedy The Interview, starring Seth Rogen and … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A record 41.1 million visitors descended on Las Vegas last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority confirmed Friday what it had already been anticipating: 41.1 million visitors, up 3.7 % from 39.7 million in 2013, stayed overnight at the destination in 2014. The total visitor volume is the most the destination has ever seen in one year. Of those, 5.2 million visitors attended one … Read the rest

Las Vegas and Montreal to host opening rounds in September The US and Canada will host their 1st cyclo-cross World Cups in Las Vegas and Montreal in September. The UCI formally announced the 2015-16 World Cup calendar on Friday in Tabor, Czech Republic, and the pair of North American races will mark the 1st and 2nd rounds of the series this fall. CrossVegas, which has-been a UCI C1 race for … Read the rest

Leading Native American Business Event to Return to Las Vegas, March 9th-12th

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center) will host its National Reservation Economic Summit (National RES) from March 9th – 12th at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. National RES is another multifaceted event from The National Center, which will feature unparalleled access to respected tribal leaders, federal agency representatives, elected officials, and top … Read the rest

Las Vegas hosts a record 41.1 million visitors in 2014

Tourists pose in front of the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign in this file photo. Associated Press Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 | 11:36 a.m. LAS VEGAS — A record 41.1 million visitors descended on Las Vegas last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority confirmed Friday what it had already been anticipating: 41.1 million visitors, up 3.7 % from 39.7 million in 2013, stayed overnight at the … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Preview Las Vegas 2015 focused on our economic future in Southern Nevada and what it will take to compete in a global economy. Presented by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, the event is the biggest annual yearly business forecasting relationship-building event in Nevada. It was a chance for nearly 2,000 employers and community leaders who gathered at the Thomas & Mack to hear … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — The era of the Las Vegas Wranglers hockey team has come to an end.  Gary Jacobs, owner of the semi-professional hockey team let go the following acknowledgment on Friday via Facebook: “I want to thank you, our fans, sponsors, media, staff, players and coaches for the support you have exhibited for the Las Vegas Wranglers. I enjoyed getting to know many of you. You were … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In three many months it will no longer be legal to smoke in bars and while gambling in the Big Easy.<!– –>On Friday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed in to law a new ordinance in that does away with smoking inside bars, gambling halls, stadiums and hotels in what will be a huge alter for a city known for its libertine ways.”I’m really proud … Read the rest