Board urged to scrutinize Wynn

November 23, 2014

Gov.-elect Charlie Baker is calling on the state Gaming Commission to take a close look at Wynn Resorts if a reported federal investigation in to whether the gaming giant violated money-laundering laws finds any improprieties. “Because the recent allegations concerning the Wynn project are so serious, (Baker) hopes the commission will gather all of the information possible to ensure full transparency and the best outcome for the people of Massachusetts,” … Read the rest

By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) – Nicki Minaj rapped about shortbread and Ariana Grande capped a breakthrough year with two trophies as the MTV Europe Music Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary Sunday with a Scottish-accented show in Glasgow.Grande was named best female artist and moreover took the best-single prize for “Problem,” one of a string of hits she’s had this year. The 21-year-old American singer asserted she was … Read the rest

Click photo to enlarge FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2014, file photo, singer Rod Stewart kicks a soccer ball to the crowd as he performs at the Vina del Mar International Song Festival in Vina del Mar, Chile. A soccer ball kicked in to the crowd is bouncing back to Stewart in the form of a lawsuit by a Southern California guy who says his nose was broken at … Read the rest

November 22, 2014, 10:51 PM    Last updated: Saturday, November 22, 2014, 10:56 PM With a federal judicial estimate once again blocking New Jersey’s newest bid to allow sports betting, state authorities are focusing their efforts on an appeals court where they expect to have much better odds of prevailing. At the same time, other proponents are setting their sights on a broader goal: getting Congress to revisit the 22-year-old federal … Read the rest

Updated NOV 22, 2014 7:53p ET NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — President Barack Obama played golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner. After Obama took about five hours to play the 18 holes at Shadow Creek in North Las Vegas on Saturday, the White House asserted in that he decided to play an additional nine holes. His foursome … Read the rest

WASHINGTON — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces might have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit in that eventually saw him banned from an whole entire network of casinos, reportedly a criminal investigative report obtained by the Associated Press. Related News/Archive Although Rear Adm. Timothy Giardina’s removal as deputy head of U.S. Strategic … Read the rest

HOUSTON — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s opinion in that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting it would happen within three to five years.In an op-ed piece in the New York Times earlier this month, Silver lobbied for the federal government to allow states to authorize betting on professional sports, subject to strict regulatory requirements and technological safeguards.”I agree … Read the rest

<!– begin mod-article-title –> Updated: November 22, 2014, 9:43 PM ET By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com <!– end mod-article-title –> <!– begin tale body –> HOUSTON — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly agreed with NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s opinion in that sports betting should be legalized throughout the United States, predicting it would happen within three to five years. In an op-ed piece in the New York Times earlier … Read the rest

Here’s How Likely Each Poker Hand Is

By Andy Kiersz | Business Insider – <!– google_ad_section_start –> Julia La Roche for Business Insider Poker is a fantastic game, particularly alluring to competitive, creative types who love numbers. Business Insider’s Eugene Kim has profiled some of Silicon Valley’s biggest poker fans, and the game is moreover huge draw with the Wall Street crowd.  While I’m far from a serious, professional poker player, I do occasionally get a chance … Read the rest

By MESFIN FEKADUAP Music Writer Enrique Iglesias picked up his 1st Latin Grammy in more than a decade Thursday, winning three trophies in addition to song of the year for his platinum hit, “Bailando,” while Calle 13 set a record for most Latin Grammy wins with 21.Iglesias accepted his awards from Paris, where he was tour. “Bailando” moreover won best urban song and performance, beating out Latin Grammy favorites Calle … Read the rest

  Las Vegas press row: Fight in Macao could be short and sweetBy Emmanuel Rivera, RRTPhilBoxing.comSun, 23 Nov 2014“Kid , take me to your favorite Chinese restaurant. I do not care if the food is lousy as long as it is pricey.”—the amazing Filipino humorist “Ka Doroy” Teodoro Valencia once said. (Tagalog: “Bata, Dalhin mo ako sa paborito mong restawran. Kahit hindi masarap. Basta mahal.”Tonight, Manny Pacquiao defends his world welterweight … Read the rest