Wynn Resorts wants Steve Wynn's ex-wife off the board

Wynn Resorts is trying to kick a namesake off its board. Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of Steve Wynn — chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN) — asserted she’s reviewing her options after the company’s board asserted it wouldn’t re-nominate her once her cycle expires next month. Wynn is a major shareholder who built the company with her ex-husband. “This news is extraordinarily disappointing, not just 'cause I, as the co-founder … Read the rest

Roar look to overcome ACL odds

The odds keep stacking up against Brisbane Roar ahead of their crunch Asian Champions League clash with Urawa Red Diamonds in Japan. And it seems Roar’s German maestro Thomas Broich wouldn’t have it any other way. Brisbane are sweating on the fitness of goalkeeper Michael Theo (groin) and strike weapon Henrique (knee) for Wednesday night’s ACL clash they are desperate to win. Roar mentor Frans Thijssen has made no bones … Read the rest

Sweeping House gambling bill includes casinos, more slots

TALLAHASSEE — Two Las Vegas-style casinos, greyhound tracks without hound racing and slot machines at two pari-mutuels outside South Florida are all on the table in a sweeping House proposal let go Monday. A statewide commission to oversee the gambling industry is moreover part of a 316-page bill made public by the proposal’s sponsor, House Majority Leader Dana Young, a day before the 2015 legislative session begins. But what is … Read the rest

North Las Vegas police looking for burglary suspect

North Las Vegas cops on Tuesday let go a video of a guy they say broke in to a home and then used a stolen credit card to shop. On Dec. 14, officers responded to the burglary in the 3000 block of Van Der Meer Street, near the intersection of Pecos Road and Las Vegas Boulevard North, cops asserted in a news release. A credit card in that was stolen … Read the rest

Kelly Clarkson taps Mandalay Bay for Vegas tour stop

Kelly Clarkson last appeared in Las Vegas for a holiday concert at Ventian Las Vegas in December 2013. LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The 1st American Idol winner is rolling through Las Vegas along with a Grammy-winning acapella group for an upcoming summer tour. Kelly Clarkson’s Piece by Piece tour is set to make a stop at the Mandalay Bay Events center on Saturday, Aug. 15. Tickets for the show go … Read the rest

Philly Feb. slots revenue up, down in rest of PA

Revenue from slot machines at four Philadelphia-area casinos climbed 4.8 % in February, to $69.3 million from $66.1 million last year. At the state’s other eight casinos, slot revenue was down 1 percent, to $113.9 million from $115 million. Three of four Philadelphia-area casinos – Parx in Bensalem, SugarHouse in Philadelphia, and Valley Forge in Upper Merion – posted gains in the month, with Parx accounting for nearly two thirds … Read the rest

Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn earned $25 million in 2014

Steve Wynn in 2012. LAS VEGAS (AP) — Steve Wynn may have recently taken a pay cut as CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd. yet no need for sympathy for the casino-hotel mogul. Wynn earned $25.3 million in 2014. That was nearly 30 % more than the year before. The information was based on a proxy filing made Friday to investors ahead of the company’s annual yearly shareholder meeting April 24. … Read the rest

Bitcoin poker exec: “I was led out in handcuffs in my underwear”

Sergio BertoliniSealsWithClubs.eu, which bills itself as the world’s biggest Bitcoin-based poker site, is in the process of issuing withdrawals to all players, shutting down US operations, and setting up shop in the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda under a new name. The relocation comes in the wake of a recent raid on the Las Vegas home of the site’s chairman, Bryon Micon. The backers of the new SwCPoker.eu state … Read the rest

MMAjunkie Radio (noon ET): News roundup and caller rankings

MMAjunkie Radio MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) as we recap the newest news with MMAjunkie direct staff reporter John Morgan and unveil our caller rankings. MMAjunkie Radio airs from noon to 2 p.m. ET (9 to 11 a.m. PT), live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The show is available on SiriusXM Sports Zone (channel 92). You can moreover listen to and … Read the rest

Justin Bieber Planning Second Birthday Blowout In Las Vegas

Tags: Justin Bieber Subscribe to Justin Bieber alerts Justin Bieber is heading to Las Vegas to celebrate his 21st birthday with a huge party in Sin City. The Baby star reached the milestone on Sunday (01Mar15) as he partied with friends in addition to model Hailey Baldwin on a private island in the Caribbean, and Bieber has now revealed he is organising a 2nd huge bash. The star is hosting … Read the rest