Last month, I folded pocket kings before the - flop for the - 1st time in my life. I’ve played more than 3 million hands of no-limit hold ‘em over 15 years, & it took an extraordinary set of circumstances for me to fold kings preflop, so let’s walk through what happened. With blinds at 2,000-4,000 plus an ante of 500 near the - end of Day One in a Heartland Poker Tour event in … Read the rest

Here is a list of 13 Things To Do This Week On The Las Vegas Strip for Oct. 23-30: 1. The British-born producer & DJ known as Flux Pavilion hasn’t been the - same since dubstep lit his internal fuse. Joshua Steele, who 1st sat down at a keyboard at the - age of 6, will bring his unique sound to the - Brooklyn Bowl on Oct. 23. Destroid will moreover perform.2. Did you know … Read the rest

Hundreds of former Harrah’s Casino employees are still waiting on payday, nearly five many months after the - casino shut down. MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com)—Hundreds of former Harrah’s Casino employees are still waiting on payday, nearly five many months after the - casino shut down.About 600 union workers claim they were promised severance pay when the - Tunica casino shut down June 1st.One of the - union reps, Scott Cooper, asserted according to Ceasar’s Entertainment, non-union … Read the rest

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey [AP] -- Reports Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the - struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino “will almost certainly close.” The would-be purchaser of the - casino told The Associated Press -- Reports on Thursday night in that the - casino’s finances are dire. Four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos have closed this year, & the - Taj Mahal would be the - fifth. Icahn, sounding very much like a guy growing … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Mandalay Bay is gold on the - outside, yet it’s green on top. The resort unveiled the - world’s biggest convention center rooftop solar array on Thursday. The solar panels will provide 20 % of the - power used in the - convention center, which is the - equivalent of powering more than 1,000 homes a year. The array will moreover reduce its energy draw from the - overall power … Read the rest

Steve Nash out for the season, two-time MVP’s career uncertain

LAS VEGAS, NV – OCTOBER 10: Steve Nash #10 of the - LA CA Lakers wipes his brow during warmups before a preseason game against the - Sacramento Kings at the - MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sacramento won 104-86. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges & agrees that, by downloading & or using this photograph, User is consenting to the - terms & conditions of the - … Read the rest

Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll

Fred Morledge By Andrea Domanick (contact) Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 | 6 p.m. Life is beautiful, indeed. Downtown Las Vegas’ astutely named festival hits town for a 2nd year this weekend, with the - stars & up-and-comers of music, food & learning convening for three days of festivities. But if you don’t have a ticket, there is still plenty else to enjoy in town this weekend. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets: Corlene … Read the rest