Reminder Publications file photo GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Up-front payments from surrounding community agreements with MGM have yielded differing amounts to the towns of East Longmeadow, Wilbraham, and Longmeadow. However, each community is finding ways to utilize its respective funds.East Longmeadow Board of Selectmen Chair Paul Federici asserted in an interview with Reminder Publications in that the town received roughly $31,000 initially from MGM and last week the town received $18,000, … Read the rest

Charlie White got down on one knee again for fiancee Tanith Belbin during the Pandora Unforgettable Moments of Love on Ice show in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night (December 20). The engaged ice dancers performed a quartet number with their partners, Meryl Davis and Ben Agosto, to Sam Smith‘s “Lay Me Down”. During the performance, the partners switched back and forth before ending with Charlie … Read the rest

By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – A wounded security guard shot and killed a public transit passenger who opened fire when he was kicked off a bus on the Las Vegas Strip early Monday morning, cops said. The Clark County coroner’s office identified the passenger as 35-year-old Christopher Gene Boudinot of Las Vegas. Authorities asserted the shooting happened around 2 a.m. in front of the Paris casino in … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday.Victoria Vivians had 12 points overall and Dominique Dillingham had all 10 of her points in the 1st half as Mississippi State (13-0) had little trouble generating or making shots against UIC. A 10-1 run to close the half pushed the direct … Read the rest

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DES MOINES, Iowa — An industry-commissioned study has found in that Iowa’s 18 state-licensed gaming casinos account for $2.5 billion in yearly economic activity, support 16,798 jobs in that pay nearly $742 million in wages and generate $726 million in federal, state and local tax revenues — in addition to $321.6 million in state gaming taxes. The 28-page report conducted by Oxford Economics for the American Gaming Association attempted to … Read the rest

Casino mogul Steve Wynn held a press conference on Saturday following the debut of his new show, “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers.”  The new show is filled with musical numbers from grand choruses, to intimate duets. All of the acts are handpicked by Wynn. Wynn says he wanted a show in that pays tribute to the entertainment of old Las Vegas. 4 members of the orchestra are from University of Nevada Las … Read the rest

NFL Week 16 Picks: Final Overview of Consensus Picks

Rick Osentoski/Associated Press Week 16 marks your final chance to earn some extra spending cash for the holiday season courtesy of Las Vegas oddsmakers, so make your wagers count. With only 13 games remaining through Sunday and Monday, your betting choices are a little more limited than usual, so a little extra preparation is in order. After all, this week didn’t absolutely get off to a predictable start, as the … Read the rest

Super Bowl Odds 2015: Las Vegas’ Biggest Hits and Misses

Charles Krupa/Associated Press There are two weeks remaining in the NFL normal season and the playoff illustration is nowhere near settled. This seems like a perfect time to begin speculating on the 2015 Super Bowl. Before we delve in to the updated odds for the league’s huge dance, let’s quickly reflect on where things currently stand. Heading in to Sunday’s action, five teams—the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts … Read the rest

Rams leave Las Vegas on sour note

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<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nestled in the heart of the little town of Garden City, just outside of Boise, are 200 slot-like machines collecting millions of dollars each month. Friendly staffers at Les Bois Park walk around offering drinks from the bar while rows of machines display brightly colored animations, blast chirpy music as bets are placed in mere seconds. The modest betting parlor is nothing … Read the rest