Wynn Finalizes Deal on Everett MBTA Land It Plans to Use as Casino Entrance

By Adam Vaccaro Boston.com Staff | 03.03.15 | 5:34 PM Wynn Resorts has closed a deal on crucial MBTA-owned land adjacent to its Everett casino site. Wynn is paying $6 million for 1.75 acres. That’s about $3.4 million per acre. For comparison, Wynn paid $35 million for the 33-acre former Monsanto site in that is expected to eventually house its casino—$1.06 million per acre. (It had originally offered $75 million … Read the rest

Watch Britney Spears have hair malfunction during Vegas concert

LAS VEGAS — Britney Spears had a hairdo malfunction during a show in Las Vegas. Her hair extensions came flying off right in the middle of a performance on the Vegas strip last week. Spears did not seem to notice and went right on with the song. It’s not the 1st wardrobe / clothing malfunction she is endured during her run of Vegas shows. Spears has booked her Vegas residency … Read the rest

Woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton to stay in Arizona

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lady who threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech the former secretary of state made in Las Vegas last April has-been sentenced to one year of federal supervision in her home state of Arizona, her defense lawyer asserted Tuesday.<!– –>Alison Michelle Ernst, 37, of Phoenix, moreover was sentenced Monday to undergo mental health treatment at the discretion of probation … Read the rest

Mount Dora man among 3 convicted in international gambling operation

Federal prosecutors asserted a jury in Oklahoma City has convicted three Florida men and a Florida-based corporation in connection with an illegal international gambling and cash laundering operation. Officials asserted 50-year-old Paul Francis Tucker, 50-year-old Luis Robles and Zapt Electrical Sales, Inc., were found guilty Tuesday of racketeering, conducting an illegal gambling business and conspiracy to commit cash laundering. Also, 58-year-old Christopher Lee Tanner was convicted of conducting an illegal … Read the rest

Spring Forward With 7X Points at Barona Resort & Casino's Daylight Savings Time Event

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –> SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 3, 2015) –  Celebrate the beginning of Daylight Savings at Barona Resort & Casino on Sunday, March 8 with 7X points on all slots, keno and video poker games from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 9 p.m. to midnight.  “We are springing forward with an thrilling day of casino action and more chances to win,” asserted Rick … Read the rest

Casino mogul Steve Wynn's slander lawsuit against Jim Chanos got slapped down hard

<!– (S) –> View gallery. (REUTERS/Fred Prouser) Steve Wynn, president and CEO of Wynn Resorts, speaks at the panel titled “Steve Wynn on Building and Sustaining Great Customer Service” at the 2008 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, April 29, 2008. A California judicial estimate has dismissed casino mogul Steve Wynn’s libel lawsuit against hedge fund manager Jim Chanos, founder of Kynikos Associates.  The suit was dismissed with … Read the rest

Spring Forward With 7X Points at Barona Resort & Casino's Daylight Savings Time Event

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –> SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 3, 2015) –  Celebrate the beginning of Daylight Savings at Barona Resort & Casino on Sunday, March 8 with 7X points on all slots, keno and video poker games from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 9 p.m. to midnight.  “We are springing forward with an thrilling day of casino action and more chances to win,” asserted Rick … Read the rest

NorthStar Ford Group Canada Announces Fourth Annual Charity Poker Tournament to Raise Funds for Alberta Children's …

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –> FORT MCMURRAY, AB–(Marketwired – Mar 3, 2015) – NorthStar Ford Group formally announced in that registration is now open for the Fourth Annual NorthStar Ford Charity Poker Tournament, which will raise funds for Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and Northern Lights Health Foundation. The tournament is agreed to be scheduled for March 15, 2015 at Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary. Marty Giles, dealer principal … Read the rest

Carey Price odds-on favorite to win Hart, Vezina

<!– (S) –> One usual theory about the NHL Awards this year was in that we could see a goalie win the Vezina and the Hart. But unlike those seasons of Hasek-ian domination, the theory states in that we could see different goalies win each award this June: Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators for the Vezina, and Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens for the Hart. The newest Bovada … Read the rest

2015 Las Vegas casino pool party guide

Spring is just around the corner, which means spring breakers are preparing for the pool parties.  Here in Las Vegas, we have some of the best beach clubs and hottest parties around.  Encore Beach Club kicks off the Vegas pool season early. The 60,000-square-foot area features three pools and opens March 6.  Temptation Sunday at the Luxor is regarded as one of the best LGBT parties in Las Vegas. They … Read the rest