The Las Vegas Wranglers was founded in 2003 as an expansion team to the ECHL. LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The ice has melted for the Las Vegas Wranglers minor league hockey team. On Friday, the team’s owner Gary Jacobs asserted the Wranglers is “voluntarily withdrawing” membership from the ECHL. Jacobs thanked fans, players and team staff, among others, in an open letter to the team’s Facebook page. Jacobs cited the … Read the rest

By Mark Smith /Journal Assistant Sports EditorPUBLISHED: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:05 am …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Albuquerque natives Joe and Gavin Maloof are making their best pitches to again get back in to professional sports – and finally get the city of Las Vegas, Nev., in to them, as well. Reports out of Las Vegas tie the Maloof family with billionaire businessman Bill Foley in hopes of luring an NHL franchise … Read the rest

Petition to get Las Vegas soccer stadium on ballot fails

An artist’s rendering of the exterior of a proposed MLS stadium in downtown Las Vegas. (Source: City of Las Vegas) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – A petition aimed at getting voters to decide on a proposed publicly funded soccer stadium in downtown Las Vegas has failed, reportedly officials. In December, the Las Vegas City Council voted 4-3 to approve $50 million in public funds to build a $200 million professional soccer … Read the rest

Betting Against Macau

January 31, 2015
Betting Against Macau

Macau, the golden child of 2013, threw a tantrum last year as Beijing started a high-profile anticorruption crusade in that made many Chinese worry about any form of conspicuous consumption. By December, gaming revenue retreated to 2012 levels, while Macau stocks gave back most of their gains from 2013.Last week, Las Vegas Sands LVS -1.9477006311992786% Las Vegas Sands Corp. U.S.: NYSE USD54.37 -1.08 -1.9477006311992786% /Date(1422655337880-0600)/ Volume (Delayed 15m) : 5639159 … Read the rest

USA Today Sports Images Want to wager on Rickie Fowler and the Super Bowl in the same bet? You can in Las Vegas this weekend. By John Holmes PGA.com Series: Golf Buzz Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 | 11:50 p.m. Sunday is, of course, the Super Bowl, as well as the final rounds of the Waste Management Phoenix Open and Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Some of the huge sports books … Read the rest

30 January 2015By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — The owner of the Los Angeles-based Griddle Cafe is closing her location inside the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.The restaurant, best known for its oversized breakfast items, will be replaced by a 24-hour Las Vegas-style coffee shop.SLS authorities asserted the new restaurant will be called Northside Cafe and will open Sunday.Griddle Cafe owner Jodi Hortze asserted she wanted to concentrate on growing … Read the rest

HOME > NEWS > Daily News > Las Vegas welcomes Year of the Yang with cultural festivities and celebrations Las Vegas welcomes Year of the Yang with cultural festivities and celebrations 30 January 2015LAS VEGAS, Nevada — (PRESS RELEASE) — The “Entertainment Capital of the World” will celebrate Chinese New Year this February with an impressive collection of symbolic decor, traditional Chinese food and activities to celebrate Year of the … Read the rest

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By The Associated PressMayors of several New Jersey shore towns are joining with members of Congress from the state to oppose allowing oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.President Barack Obama this week proposed allowing drilling rights to areas 50 miles off the coasts of Virginia, North and South Carolina and Georgia to be auctioned off in 2021. On a conference call with reporters Friday, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez asserted in … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce introduced the theme “Bright Lights … Big Ideas!” Friday at its annual yearly Preview Las Vegas. The gathering in that looks in to the city’s economic future touted the more than 25,000 new jobs created in Southern Nevada last year. The expectation is in that job growth will continue this year.“The economy is coming back,” Woodside Homes superintendent Keith Kammer … Read the rest

Const. Wynn’s sons drop ceremonial first puck at Edmonton Oilers game

WATCH ABOVE: The three sons of fallen RCMP Const. David Wynn were given a special honour at the Oilers game Tuesday evening, as the team paid tribute to their father. EDMONTON — An emotional scene unfolded at centre ice before Tuesday’s Edmonton Oilers game as the team honoured fallen Mountie, Const. David Wynn, who was laid to rest Monday. Story continues below Wynn was shot in the head while investigating … Read the rest