$380 MILLION: Massive sales push Powerball jackpot higher

Quick Links The time is now 6:59 pm You last visited February 27, 2015, 6:59 pm All times shown areEastern Time (GMT-5:00) RecommendLottery Post JavaScript is currently disabled in your web browser. Lottery Post will not function correctly without JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript before continuing. mid-OhioUnited StatesMember #9March 24, 200118308 PostsOffline Posted: February 7, 2015, 1:42 pm – IP Logged Quote: Originally posted by on February 7, 2015 The ODDS … Read the rest

College basketball odds: Kentucky facing tough test from Arkansas

The Kentucky Wildcats are just three games away from a perfect normal season with a 28-0 straight-up and 15-12-1 against-the-spread record. The Wildcats face their newest test this Saturday afternoon when they host the Arkansas Razorbacks. Kentucky is still the clear favorite to win the NCAA tournament this season at 1/1, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Arkansas’ offense could give Kentucky a challenge, yet pulling off an outright upset … Read the rest

Pair indicted for meth trafficking

Pair indicted for meth trafficking Pair indicted for meth trafficking Updated: Friday, February 27 2015 4:41 PM EST2015-02-27 21:41:15 GMT A guy prosecutors described as a major Las Vegas drug trafficker and a co-defendant were indicted by a Clark County grand jury on drug trafficking, transportation and conspiracy charges.More>> A guy prosecutors described as a major Las Vegas drug trafficker and a co-defendant were indicted by a Clark County grand … Read the rest

Vegas sees same number of January visitors, 3.4 million

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism authorities say 3.4 million people visited Las Vegas in January, virtually the same number as last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority let go its newest statistics Friday in that the number of visitors was up one-tenth of a % in a month when the city was filled with Consumer Electronics Show attendees, New Year’s Eve visitors and fans of the Super Bowl … Read the rest

Iran hacked a U.S. casino, U.S. says

Cybersecurity stocks soar thanks to hack attacks It’s been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s casino company was hacked. Now the blame is officially being placed on Iran. For the 1st time, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asserted the Iranian government was behind a damaging cyberattack on the Sands Las Vegas Corporation (LVS) in 2014. He mentioned it while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week. … Read the rest

Ailing Kerry Simon to close Simon in Palms Place, KGB in Harrah’s

Cashman Photography Kerry Simon and Sammy Hagar celebrate the 2nd anniversary of KGB (Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers) in Harrah’s on Saturday, June 2, 2012. By Robin Leach (contact) Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 | 10:32 a.m. KGB’s Second Anniversary at Harrah’s Launch slideshow » 2010 Miss USA Pageant: Simon Restaurant Launch slideshow » Simon Says Fight MSA Benefit Launch slideshow » Chef Kerry Simon In Physical Therapy Launch slideshow » Two of … Read the rest

Olympics Gambling Coming To Vegas In 2016

<!– (S) –> View photo. In a recent vote, the Nevada Gaming Commission approved wagering on Olympic events effective immediately. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the decision was unanimous. Reasons For The Change Fox 5 in Las Vegas reported in that the influx of professional athletes in to Olympic competitions, such as NBA basketball players and NHL hockey players, is one of the reasons for the change. In addition, … Read the rest

Las Vegas Strip's version of bazaar shopping opens

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — An outdoor shopping experience modeled after a more modern Middle Eastern marketplace, complete with a little bit of price haggling, has opened in front of Bally’s Las Vegas.The open-air Grand Bazaar Shops opened Thursday morning after a delay and about 15 many months of construction, with numerous storefronts still “coming soon” based on signs outside the stalls and on a directory.Looking for … Read the rest

Vegas Strip Revenue Surges 15.4% In January, Downtown Slumps

<!– (S) –> View photo. On Friday, the state of Nevada’s Gaming Control Board let go its monthly report on the state’s gaming revenue for the month of January. Here’s a summary of the Gaming Control Board’s report. The Numbers Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $952,704,123 in January, a 7.75 % year-over-year increase. The updated fiscal year illustration is not quite so good, as total … Read the rest

Biggest weekend ever for women's MMA?

Remember when Dana White made the infamous declaration in that women will never fight in the UFC?That was four years of time ago, and in that chomping noise you hear now is White eating his own words.This might be the biggest showcase weekend for women’s MMA ever.On Friday night, San Diego’s Cris “Cyborg” Justino takes on Charmaine Tweet as the headline fight in Invicta 11, at the Shrine Auditorium in … Read the rest