USC routed Colorado, yet the - success did not alter the - Trojans’ odds of winning the - College Football Playoff.USC, ranked 20th, remains 75-1, according to the - betting website Bovada.The Trojans are 5-2 overall, 4-1 in the - Pac-12 Conference.On Saturday, USC plays No. 19 Utah in Salt Lake City.Oregon is listed at 15-1 to win the - College Football Playoff.Notre Dame is 25-1, UCLA 75-1, Arizona & Arizona State 100-1.Questions or comments … Read the rest

Will the big game save gaming in Atlantic City?

Atlantic City’s embattled casino industry, which has lost thousands of jobs this year as money-losing controller shut their doors, shouldn’t expect much of a boost from sports betting, experts say. The reasons are many. For one, the - decline of New Jersey’s gaming industry has-been years of time in the - making & was hastened when lawmakers in neighboring Pennsylvania, a key Atlantic City market, allowed casino gaming. Atlantic City casino revenue reached a peak … Read the rest

Must-know: An overview of MGM Resorts

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Must-know: An investors guide to MGM Resorts International (Part 1 of 16)Company overview MGM Resorts (MGM) was founded in 1986. It was formerly known as MGM Grand. In May 2000, MGM Grand merged with Mirage Resorts to form MGM Mirage. In June 2010, MGM Mirage changed its name to MGM Resorts International. The above chart shows how MGM evolved over the - years. MGM’s main competitors contain Las Vegas Sands … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — For the - 1st time, Pizza Port Brewing Company’s celebrated craft beer will be distributed outside of Southern California, as Southern Wine & Spirits of NV introduces it to the - Las Vegas & Reno markets. Soon to be available at bars, restaurants, special events & retailers, Pizza Port Brewing Company will roll-out its NV distribution with three styles of the - cult-followed beer, in addition … Read the rest

IGT Wheel Of Fortune® Turns Million-Dollar Dream Into Reality With $2.4 Million Jackpot At The Mirage Las Vegas

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The iconic Las Vegas hotel-casino known for inviting visitors to “live their dreams out loud,” hosted one lucky player who did just in that after winning $2,438,460 on global gaming entertainment leader IGT’s (IGT) Wheel of Fortune® at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. The winner wished to remain anonymous. IGT launched Wheel of Fortune® in 1996 & solidified the - Company’s … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS [AP] -- Reports — NV taxi regulators have approved a rate hike in that would make cab rides in Las Vegas & surrounding areas the - 2nd most expensive among U.S. metropolitan areas with tourism-based economies. A report commissioned by a coalition of cab companies shows rates will be higher than those in New York or San Francisco, yet lower than Atlantic City’s. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the … Read the rest

He thought he had his gambling under control until he lost his job, his family & ended up in prison for shuffling around money in an attempt to cover his gambling debts. “I treat [gambling] as a cancer,” asserted Rock, who agreed to speak to the - Gazette using an assumed name 'cause he still wants to make restitution to the - people he’s hurt. “This thing just eats you from the - inside out.” … Read the rest

<!– begin mod-article-title –> Updated: October 21, 2014, 5:07 PM ET By David Purdum | <!– end mod-article-title –> <!– begin story body –> The NCAA, NFL & other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey. If the - leagues are granted the - temporary restraining order — & multiple legal sources believe they will — it … Read the rest

Now What, Shania Twain?

October 21, 2014

Shania Twain Shania Twain’s two-year stint at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas will be over at the - end of this year. Then she’s going to head immediately to Nashville, release a song to country radio & pick up right where she left off, right?Just kidding. Kind of.She told the - Las Vegas Sun newspaper the - success she had at Caesars has given her a assurance she had not had in years.”I really have … Read the rest

Caesars Entertainment & AEG Live have formally announced Elton John will extend his original three-year contract at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace & will return with his critically acclaimed show, “The Million Dollar Piano,” for three more years. Tickets for the - following January, March & April 2015 performances will go on sale Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.: January 16-17: Friday, Saturday January 19-20: Monday, Tuesday January 23-24: Friday, Saturday March 18, 20, 21: Wednesday, … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –> Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) is set to report third-quarter 2014 results this month. Last quarter, the - company posted a positive earnings shock of 1.44%. Let us see what is in store for this stock this quarter.Factors to ConsiderThough Wynn Resorts earnings have been comfortably beating the - Zacks Consensus Estimate over the - past few quarters, we expect the - upcoming quarter to be a tough one.Wynn Resorts earns … Read the rest