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

Monday, 15 December 2014, 11:54 amPress Release: AUT University New Zealanders gambling less, yet issue gambling rates unchanged and associated harm substantial According to the biggest New Zealand gambling study in the last 15 years, approximately 23,500 adults are issue gamblers and a further 60,500 adults are at noteworthy risk of developing serious problems. The survey was conducted by AUT University, and funded by the Ministry of Health as part … Read the rest

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for one Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Wilson rushed for 91 yards on 11 carries and completed 17 of 26 passes for 158 yards. Devontae Booker ran for 162 yards and a touchdown for Utah (9-4). Garrett Grayson completed 21 of 35 passes for 242 yards for … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Washington’s swift start almost turned in to a heartbreaking finish.Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 success over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase.”At the outset of the season, I talked about being sneaky old, yet we have some guys in that hadn’t played college basketball for one game,” Huskies coach … Read the rest

Contributed LAUGHLIN — Chef, restaurateur and New York Times best-selling Writer Guy Fieri was at Harrah’s Laughlin this past weekend overseeing preparation for his new restaurant, Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho. The upcoming opening marks Fieri’s third hotel casino restaurant, which contain Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The LINQ Hotel & Casino, and Guy Fieri’s Chophouse at Bally’s Atlantic City. During this trip, Fieri met with team members … Read the rest