<!– google_ad_section_start –> BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns left tackle Joe Thomas knows his drought may continue. He’ll probably have to wait at least another year to get in to the playoffs.Cleveland’s odds of making the postseason this season are extremely long, and Thomas, who’s expected to earn his eighth straight Pro Bowl appearance, has accepted the Browns’ likely fate. Thomas enjoyed being in the race this season and hopes … Read the rest

Jersey City Casino Could Be A Winner, Some Say

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New York’s plans to build three casinos further north of the city suburbs is seen as amazing news for New Jersey’s prospective gaming industry. In Jersey City, there are plans for a high-rise waterfront casino complex next to Liberty National Golf Course and Liberty State Park, potentially with auto racing, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported. Lobbyist Bill Pascrell III asserted Liberty Rising could draw a … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> MGM Resorts’ miserable losing streak has finally come to an end, at least for one day.  And if one technician’s charts are correct, the stock could be a winning short-term bet. Until Thursday, investors in the casino stock were dealt a losing hand each one single trading day this month. Despite its newest 4 % rebound, MGM shares still remain off by 15 % since the month … Read the rest

[unable to retrieve full-text content]More than 80,000 pyrotechnic devices will start shooting from seven rooftops along the Las Vegas Strip on New Year’s Eve as the city rings in 2015.

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Over 160 fireworks per 2nd will burst in the Las Vegas skies over the Strip to welcome in 2015. And as usual, the main New Year’s Day event will be America’s Party on the Strip. More than 30,000 electrical circuits will fire roughly 80,000 loaded pyrotechnic devices on the rooftops of seven casino-resorts: the MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island, The Venetian and Stratosphere. The fireworks, coordinated … Read the rest

Daily Fantasy Sites Buy Sponsorships to Build on $1 Billion Fees

The full-court press for new users in the fastest-growing segment of the $3.6 billion fantasy sports industry has announce to the sports they emulate. Daily fantasy companies such as FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc. have distanced themselves from competitors this year by pouring millions of dollars in to sponsorships of professional leagues and teams. The growth — Eilers Research LLC predicts entry fees in the segment will rise 10-fold to … Read the rest

BREAKING NEWS: Felon accused of extorting Las Vegas hotelier arrested

Sam Narazian LAS VEGAS — Nightclub mogul Sam Nazarian who opened the SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino won a gaming license from Nevada regulators the same day the guy accused of exhorting him was arrested (taken in to custody) in Las Vegas. Nazarian appeared before the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday. He apologized for misleading state regulators about his past drug use and asserted he was looking for assist … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a celebratory tour of upstate communities set to host Las Vegas-style casinos on Thursday, a day after the state picked three winning projects. Cuomo visited Schenectady and Sullivan counties, yet offensive weather forced him to skip Seneca County. He told excited local residents and leaders in that the new facilities have the potential to provide jobs, tourism and … Read the rest

Top 10 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The countdown is on. 2015 is right around the corner and in the Entertainment Capital of the World, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate. While Las Vegas has all the usual NYE suspects, why not consider some new ways to bring in the New Year, like eating 23-karat gold flecked lasagna or kicking off 2015 with Justin Timberlake? So, how … Read the rest

Las Vegas welcomed its 40 millionth visitor on Sunday, making 2014 a record year.At least, it thinks it welcomed in that person. No one really knows absolutely when the milestone will be reached or whether it already has.But entertainers in addition to Penn & Teller randomly surprised tourists with prize packages, and Teller picked out two women from Texas strolling through the Linq promenade on Sunday as the ones in … Read the rest

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana’s 14 riverboats, four racetrack casinos and Harrah’s land-based casino brought in nearly $243.4 million in November. That’s 4.3 % worse than the $254.4 million the gambling halls won the year before. State cops let go the November figures Thursday. Lake Charles saw the biggest gain of any casino market in the state, up by nearly 5 % to $43.3 million. Baton Rouge’s casinos brought … Read the rest