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

China lays down law on Macau’s gambling habit

President Xi Jinping calls for greater control over ex-colony’s casinosBEIJING – China’s President Xi Jinping has called on Macau, one of the world’s top gambling resorts, to strengthen regulation, Chinese media reported Sunday, in a move seen as linked to China’s anti-corruption drive. Ending a visit to the former Portuguese colony, Xi urged the Macau government to find “greater courage and wisdom” to “strengthen and improve regulation and supervision over … Read the rest

Officials making their pitches for a New Jersey casino

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