Sam Morris / Las Vegas Sun An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. By Eva Chidester (contact) Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 | 8 p.m. Surprise, surprise: Las Vegas is the most free-loving city in the U.S., reportedly an determination let go Thursday by DatingAdvice.com. Citing a number of studies, the website found Las Vegans most open to seeing outside their comfort zones. In one … Read the rest

Former Marine Ron Cantagallo usually gets around in a wheel chair. But Thursday he glided through water in that buoyed his body and his spirits. It was the 1st time Cantagallo, 66, and another Southern Nevada veteran entered the Municipal Pool on East Bonanza Road in Las Vegas for a scuba diving lesson. The pair are part of a national group of veterans with disabilities who get training, gear and … Read the rest

Fans eagerly await arrival of Mr. Grey, ‘50 Shades! The Parody’ at Bally’s

Courtesy Jamie Dornan stars as Christian Grey in “Fifty Shades of Grey” due out Feb. 14, 2015. By Robin Leach (contact) Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 | 5:34 p.m. Fifty Shades of Grey “Fifty Shades of Grey” fans are eagerly awaiting the musical sendup “50 Shades! The Parody” opening at Bally’s on Tuesday — and to learn the identity of Christian Grey, who makes Anastasia Steele his “love slave.” The billionaire … Read the rest

28 January 2015By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — Imagine for a moment in that Las Vegas-style sports wagering was legal in other states.Maybe the NFL’s negative attitude toward betting would be relaxed.That way, Strip casinos could advertise their Sunday events as Super Bowl parties, rather than hiding behind the cycle “Big Game,” out of fear of trademark lawsuits by NFL attorneys.The hoopla and festivities surrounding the 49th Super Bowl wouldn’t be … Read the rest

By Andrew BlanksteinHip hop mogul Marion “Suge” Knight plowed a truck in to a crowd in Los Angeles Thursday, killing one guy in what authorities are calling a hit-and-run, Knight’s lawyer and law enforcement authorities told NBC News. The lawyer called it an accident. Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives were still investigating the circumstances of the accident on West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, which took place about 2:55 p.m. (5:55 … Read the rest

By Andrew BlanksteinHip hop mogul Marion “Suge” Knight plowed a truck in to a crowd in Los Angeles Thursday, killing one guy in what authorities are calling a hit-and-run, Knight’s lawyer and law enforcement authorities told NBC News. The lawyer called it an accident. Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives were still investigating the circumstances of the accident on West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, which took place about 2:55 p.m. (5:55 … Read the rest

By Andrew BlanksteinHip hop mogul Marion “Suge” Knight plowed a truck in to a crowd in Los Angeles Thursday, killing one guy in what authorities are calling a hit-and-run, Knight’s lawyer and law enforcement authorities told NBC News. The lawyer called it an accident. Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives were still investigating the circumstances of the accident on West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton, which took place about 2:55 p.m. (5:55 … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — No title is on the line yet it is still a contest in that had Ultimate Fighting Championship fans circling their calendars the moment it was announced. That’s what happens, you see, when one of the greatest UFC champions in history returns from a career-threatening injury to take on one of UFC’s most compelling personas who returns from nearly two years of time in exile. Here are … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 37-year-old Florida guy has-been sentenced to 10 years of time to life in Nevada state prison for raping an Australian tourist last year at a Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino. Donovan Joseph of Miami Beach, Florida, moreover was ordered by Clark County District Court Judge Stefany Miley to register as a sex offender with lifetime supervision. Defense lawyer Brian Smith asserted Thursday he’ll appeal Joseph’s convictions … Read the rest

28 January 2015By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — Slot machine route controller Golden Gaming, Inc. formally announced Monday it will blend with Minnesota-based Lakes Entertainment, Inc., giving the Las Vegas-based company ownership of a Maryland casino while transitioning in to a publicly traded corporation.The newly named company will be called Golden Entertainment and will be traded on the Nasdaq replacing Lakes’ current listing. Golden Gaming CEO Blake Sartini will be CEO … Read the rest

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –>LAS VEGAS, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leading consulting firm to the casino gaming, lodging, and airline industries, formally announced today in that William “Bill” Bryson, one of Asia’s leading gaming and hospitality lawyers has joined GMA and will be based in Taipei, Taiwan.Mr. Bryson, who is licensed in the United States and has lived in Asia for 26 years, … Read the rest