Photo / Thinkstock. When I told friends in that I was playing in a $2,500 buy-in poker tournament at Sky City casino last weekend, responses were divided in to two distinct camps. There was the “OMG what a waste of money” reaction, contrasted with a cheery “that’s so awesome, how much will you get if you win?”The answer was $132,000 and as I took my seat on day 1 of … Read the rest

EL PASO, Texas -Three potential Major League Soccer expansion markets presented their cases to league authorities in New York City on Nov. 21. MLS is looking to expand to 24 teams by 2020. Representatives from Las Vegas, Sacramento and Minneapolis met with league authorities on Nov. 21 and future expansion will be discussed further at the MLS Board of Governors meeting, set for Dec. 6, reportedly MLS’ official website. “We … Read the rest

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Traffic Bureau along with officers from all the Area Commands will be conducting a “Sobriety Checkpoint” and DUI saturation patrols on Thanksgiving Weekend and throughout the holiday season in the Las Vegas Valley. These events will focus on both drug and/or alcohol impaired drivers in the hope of reducing the impact of impaired drivers and impaired related crashes during the holidays. The checkpoint will … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The North American Tea Championship (NATC) named 11 first-place winners in key categories of its Packaged Single-Service evaluation. The Championship is the only independent competition, judged by professional cuppers, to distinguish the highest quality and best tasting teas in that are commercially available in the North American marketplace. The Packaged Single-Service evaluation took place Nov. 6 – 7, 2014 in Las … Read the rest

Did Bill Cosby Leak Stories About His Daughter’s Drug Use?

In the newest news slamming Bill Cosby, the comedian reportedly once leaked a drug tale about his daughter in an effort to cover up a tale about his womanizing with showgirls in Las Vegas. Getty Images A journalist source told Page Six in that Cosby leaked a tale in 1989 to the National Enquirer about daughter Erinn’s battle with drug and alcohol abuse, just as the tabloid was about to … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Celebrity Chef and Humanitarian Art Smith, the executive chef and co-owner of Table fifty-two, Art and Soul, Southern Art and Bourbon Bar, and LYFE Kitchen restaurants, will prepare an astonishing feast for celebrity and amateur golfers Dec. 12–14 at the Brian Gay Invitational at the Diamond Resorts International® Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club. The event will raise funds for Florida Hospital for Children. Chef Art will host … Read the rest

Las Vegas foreclosure rates continue decline

LAS VEGAS — September data for the Las Vegas metropolitan area showed improvement from a year ago both in the percentage of mortgage loan loans in some stage of the foreclosure process and in the percentage of such loans at least 90 days delinquent, CoreLogic reported Tuesday. The real estate analytics company from Irvine, Calif., reported in that 2.5 % of Las Vegas area home mortgages were in some stage … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Foxwoods, the biggest casino resort in North America, is reducing its number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as it adapts to fierce competition, the new CEO asserted in an interview with The Associated Press. It’s a transition in that CEO Felix Rappaport says probably should have started years of time earlier, … Read the rest

Re-upping a lucrative gambling deal between the state and the Seminole Tribe will be a crapshoot when lawmakers return to Tallahassee next year. A portion of the agreement, called a “compact,” signed in 2009 giving the tribe exclusive rights to conduct card games at seven of its facilities, dries up in July unless lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott renew the deal. Insiders working on a new plan say it’s a … Read the rest

HOME > HI-ROLLER > Gaming Life > PokerStars Named 2014 poker controller and mobile poker controller of the year by EGaming review PokerStars Named 2014 poker controller and mobile poker controller of the year by EGaming review 25 November 2014LONDON — (PRESS RELEASE) — PokerStars has-been selected as the 2014 best “Poker Operator” and best “Mobile Poker Operator” by eGaming Review magazine. The prestigious awards were presented in London on … Read the rest

Investing Is Not About Gambling

In this article, let’s take a look at Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), a $51.14 billion market cap company, which operates casinos in Las Vegas; Macau, China; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Singapore. Sands China Sands China generated about two-thirds of 2013 revenues and 75% of its cash flow from the mass market. With a smart move made from Sands founder and CEO in the Cotai Strip in the 2000s and subsequently … Read the rest