December 20, 2014, 11:52 PM    Last updated: Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:34 AM CHRIS PEDOTA/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER New casinos, such as one pitched for the Meadowlands, would likely pay a share of their revenue to Atlantic City. As lawmakers in Trenton hash out the details of a referendum in that could allow casino gambling to expand beyond Atlantic City, a rush has started among North Jersey authorities touting their turf as … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS, Dec. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A Cat Hospital, a Las Vegas animal hospital in that exclusively cares for felines, has-been working to educate pet owners about feline laser therapy. Feline laser therapy is a cutting-edge ache management and new injury treatment and is available at A Cat Hospital. The Las Vegas cat hospital is a leader in feline care and one of the 1st … Read the rest

Las Vegas Mega-Flop: How Dubai Lost Billions Gambling on Vegas Hotels

When the Dubai government’s investment arm, Dubai World, rode in to Las Vegas in 2007 with a multibillion-dollar plan to buy a huge stake in The Strip, it seemed a smart, intelligent move. It bought a large holding in MGM Resorts International and a 50% stake in the half-finished CityCenter complex, cementing its role as a central player in Las Vegas. Dubai World paid nearly $5 billion for the assets, … Read the rest

Here’s one bet on the casino that’s about to be built in Schenectady: Within the next decade, it will contain a sports book. It’s only a matter of time before you can bet the horses all day in Saratoga and then wager on humans all night at the Rivers Casino and Resort. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie already is challenging a 1992 federal law in that bans state legalization of … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (Good 4 Utah Sports) – Thanks to the Utah football team, the Utes basketball team had plenty of support in their game at UNLV on Saturday night. After a sluggish 1st half, No. 14 Utah pulled away for a 59-46 success over the Rebels at the MGM Grand Showcase. LAS VEGAS (Good 4 Utah Sports) – Thanks to the Utah football team, the Utes basketball team had plenty … Read the rest

A few months after opening, SLS has a new beginning

Mikayla Whitmore Terry Fancher, executive managing director at Stockbridge, speaks during a press conference at SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. By John Katsilometes (contact) Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 | 2 a.m. Historically in Las Vegas, December is the city’s slow period. That’s no longer the case, as VegasVille continues to bubble over with activity as the year draws to a close. • Some overarching thoughts about SLS … Read the rest

Findlay Toyota donated $10,000 to After-School All-Stars Las Vegas. Staff and students from the nonprofit joined Findlay Toyota representatives, in addition to general manager and After-School All-Stars board member Rich Abajian, at the Henderson dealership to celebrate the donation. Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada recently hosted its fourth annual yearly Suite Holidays Tour and Tasting Experience. The resort tour raised more than $70,000 in that will be used to teach … Read the rest

Will NHL hockey work in Las Vegas?

By Ray Brewer (contact) Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 | 2 a.m. Want a local team? Visit lasvegas-hockey.com to pledge support for a Las Vegas hockey team. Billionaire Bill Foley is determined to do more than bring a National Hockey League team to Las Vegas. Within eight years of time of launching the franchise — possibly the 1st professional team to set up shop here after a decade of near-misses — … Read the rest

By J.D. Morris (contact) Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 | 2 a.m. Despite growing consensus in that gambling addiction can be as devastating as alcoholism or drug dependency, issue gamblers can face an unfair fight against the disease. So argues UNLV professor Stacey Tovino, who researched ways gambling addicts are disadvantaged by health and disability laws, which allow some insurance providers not to cover issue gamblers looking for treatment. Tovino argues … Read the rest

<!– begin mod-article-title –> Updated: December 21, 2014, 1:44 AM ET By Jack Shinar | Bloodhorse <!– end mod-article-title –> <!– begin tale body –> Odds-on choice Dortmund remained unbeaten by a slim margin as he nipped Firing Line and Mr. Z by a head in a nail-biting complete to the first-ever $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity Dec. 20 at the Orange County, Calif. track. Unbeaten Dortmund heads in to his … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thanks to the Utah football team, the Utes basketball team had plenty of support in their game at UNLV on Saturday night.After a sluggish 1st half, No. 14 Utah pulled away for a 59-46 success over the Rebels at the MGM Grand Showcase.Earlier in the day, the Utah football team beat Colorado State at the Las Vegas Bowl across town. Thousands of Utes … Read the rest