LAS VEGAS – Matt Triplett of Columbia Falls is riding a wave of momentum in to this week’s Professional Bull Riders World Finals. The 21st annual yearly event is Oct. 22-26 at the - Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. CBS Sports Network will broadcast every round, starting at 7 p.m., Oct. 22-25 & 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26. The PBR World Finals will pay out $2.2 million, with the - 2014 … Read the rest

Other news LAS VEGAS, Nev. – UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has injured his right knee in training, forcing him out of his title defence against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15. Mark Hunt will meet Werdum for an interim heavyweight title at UFC 180, the - mixed martial arts promotion’s debut in Mexico. Velasquez (13-1) was the - main focus of the - UFC’s 1st card in Mexico City, where the - 21,000-seat arena sold … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has injured his right knee in training, forcing him out of his title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15. Mark Hunt will step in to meet Werdum for an interim heavyweight title at UFC 180, the - mixed martial arts promotion’s debut in Mexico. Velasquez (13-1) was the - centerpiece of the - UFC’s 1st card in Mexico City, where the - 21,000-seat arena sold out … Read the rest

A poker player who received caught up in the - “heady environment of teak & mahogany rooms” at Crown Casino trafficked ice to pay his gambling debts. Jason Yuen, who paid at least $227,000 for drugs in a less than two-month stint trafficking ice, cocaine & cannabis, had worked at his parents’ Chinese restaurant & lived at home during his offending. The 26-year-old was arrested (taken in to custody) in December after police swooped as … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS NV [AP] -- Reports — Cops are looking for public assist to find a gunman who robbed a cashier at the - Silver Sevens Casino & Hotel a few blocks east of the - Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police let go a acknowledgment & surveillance video images Tuesday showing a guy wearing a backward gray baseball cap & light-colored button-down shirt carrying a portfolio-style satchel as he approaches a cashier cage about … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS [AP] -- Reports — Cops are looking for public assist to find a gunman who robbed a cashier at the - Silver Sevens Casino & Hotel a few blocks east of the - Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police let go a acknowledgment & surveillance video images Tuesday showing a guy wearing a backward gray baseball cap & light-colored button-down shirt carrying a portfolio-style satchel as he approaches a cashier cage about 8:30 … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS [AP] -- Reports — — UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has injured his right knee in training, forcing him out of his title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15.Mark Hunt will meet Werdum for an interim heavyweight title at UFC 180, the - mixed martial arts promotion’s debut in Mexico.Velasquez (13-1) was the - main focus of the - UFC’s 1st card in Mexico City, where the - … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS [AP] -- Reports — A national conservative group says it’s buying $820,000 in ads in a NV congressional district that’s been in consideration a relatively sure bet for Democratic incumbent Rep. Steven Horsford. Paul Lindsey of Crossroads GPS says his organization will be running ads from Wed. through Election Day in the - Las Vegas area. He didn’t elaborate further on the - reasons behind the - move. The purchase has Democrats puzzled. … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Must-know: Key indicators & trends in the - casino industry (Part 6 of 12)(Continued from Part 5)Money laundering Casinos are a cash intensive business. The majority of the - transactions are cash based. Casinos perform various financial activities in that are similar to financial institutions including: accepting funds on account conducting money transfers stored value services debit card cashing facilities check cashing This puts major casino operators—including Las Vegas Sands (LVS), MGM … Read the rest

Two races scheduled for MGM Resorts Village. SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS will make its return to Las Vegas Nov. 1 & 5 at the - MGM Resorts Village under the - famous lights of the - Las Vegas strip. The events will mark the - culmination of the - Stadium Super Trucks’ (SST) 2nd season & will take place while thousands of off-road automotive experts gather for the - annual yearly SEMA … Read the rest

Strip entertainers lend talent, support to ‘NF Hope Concert’ at Venetian

Ira Kuzma Melody, Emma & Jeff Leibow arrive at “The NF Hope Concert” on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at the Venetian. By Robin Leach (contact) Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 | 4:34 p.m. 2014 ‘NF Hope Concert’ at Venetian Launch slideshow » Performers from the - Las Vegas Strip & beyond joined together at the - Venetian on Sunday for one special mission: to raise awareness & funds in “The NF Hope Concert” for the … Read the rest