Pacquiao big hit in Vegas sports books vs. Mayweather

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they are backing their opinions with real money. A flurry of early action on Pacquiao has already narrowed the odds for the huge fight in this city’s legal sports books. … Read the rest

TUF Latin America 2 Revealed with Kelvin Gastelum and Efrain Escudero

<!– (S) –> Following a highly favorable inaugural season, The Ultimate Fighter Latin America is returning for its sophomore fun.UFC authorities on Tuesday unveiled TUF Latin America 2 with Kelvin Gastelum and Efrain Escudero as the coaches. The series is set to begin filming on March 17 in Las Vegas.The series, which will feature two eight-man teams each comprised of four lightweight and four welterweights, has much to live up … Read the rest

Vegas hospital sends miscarried babies to laundry by mistake

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two dead babies wrapped in linens to a laundry facility, leading to a grisly shock for the cleaners.The remains were in a load of laundry in that Spring Valley Hospital sent Tuesday to the medical laundry company Angelica in nearby Henderson.Henderson cops spokeswoman Kathleen Richards says detectives determined it was an accidental mistake and … Read the rest

Internet gambling cafes face shutdown

Internet gambling cafes face shutdown Tiki Island Internet Cafe, 350 North Ave., promotes its “Sweepstakes Room” on its Facebook page and offers customers the ability to “play games, win ca$h, surf the web, check e-mails and social media sites.” By Greg RulandTuesday, March 3, 2015 So-called Internet sweepstakes cafés in Mesa County could get letters ordering them to stop running illegal gambling houses as shortly as Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper … Read the rest

Las Vegas burgers trump Charlie Palmer: Holstein's Shakes & Buns will replace restaurant at Bloomingdale's

View slideshow Charlie Palmer, located in Bloomingdale’s at South Coast Plaza, is closing after a seven-year run. PAUL RODRIGUEZ, STAFF PHOTO Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale’s – a marquee fine dining place at South Coast Plaza – is closing in May after a seven-year run.The premiere mall space will be converted in to Holstein’s Shakes & Buns – a gourmet burger bar from Las Vegas. Restaurant employees were told Tuesday in … Read the rest

Las Vegas burgers trump Charlie Palmer: Holstein's Shakes & Buns will replace restaurant at Bloomingdale's

View slideshow Charlie Palmer, located in Bloomingdale’s at South Coast Plaza, is closing after a seven-year run. PAUL RODRIGUEZ, STAFF PHOTO Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale’s – a marquee fine dining place at South Coast Plaza – is closing in May after a seven-year run.The premiere mall space will be converted in to Holstein’s Shakes & Buns – a gourmet burger bar from Las Vegas. Restaurant employees were told Tuesday in … Read the rest

The Ticker

Wynn buys T land for $6M Wynn Resorts has closed on a $6 million deal to buy 1.75 acres of land in Everett from the MBTA for the access street to its casino site. The land is next to the 33 acres where Wynn plans to build its $1.6 billion resort casino. “The process of building Wynn Everett is moving­ forward absolutely as planned,” asserted Robert DeSalvio, president of Wynn … Read the rest

Pacquiao early favorite vs. Mayweather

Pacquiao early favorite vs. Mayweather LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they are backing their opinions with real money. A flurry of early action on Pacquiao has already narrowed the odds for the huge fight in … Read the rest

Strip Scribbles: ‘Fantasy’ star Mariah invited to Oregon teenager’s prom

Christopher DeVargas Mariah from “Fantasy” at the Luxor poses for the camera during the Fantasy 2013 Calendar shoot Monday, July 9, 2012. By Robin Leach (contact) Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 6:33 p.m. ‘Fantasy’ 15th Anniversary: Red Carpet Launch slideshow » ‘Fantasy’ 15th Anniversary: Show Launch slideshow » Topless “Fantasy” at the Luxor dancer and Las Vegas Outlaws cheerleader Mariah Rivera has-been invited to be the prom date of a … Read the rest

Olivia Newton-John celebrates 50 years in show business, new CD

Tom Donoghue / DonoghuePhotography.com The 2014 Opportunity Village Las Vegas Great Santa Run with Holly Madison, Rio headliners Chippendales, Flamingo headliner Olivia Newton-John, Wayne Newton, Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Robin Leach on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas. By Robin Leach (contact) Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 5:02 p.m. 2014 Great Santa Run Launch slideshow » Olivia Newton-John Arrives at Flamingo Launch slideshow » … Read the rest