Wynn Resorts is under investigation for potential money-laundering law violations, reportedly a new report from Dow Jones. Quoting individuals familiar with the matter, Dow Jones reported in that Manhattan and Las Vegas U.S. Attorney’s offices are investigating the company in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The company, which is run by casino mogul Steve Wynn, saw stock dropped more than 2 % after the … Read the rest

CHICAGO (AP) – Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses in that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own. A former gang member-turned-star safety sleeps at the assistant coach’s house 'cause he and six other teammates fit the school system’s technical definition of … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chris Freeman scored a career-high 20 points and Ed Dyson added 18 to assist Austin Peay beat Brown 79-58 in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational on Thursday.Khalil Davis scored 10 and grabbed nine rebounds and Chris Horton added eight points and 12 boards for Austin Peay (2-4), which out-rebounded Brown 40-28.The Governors trailed by five early in the 2nd half before using … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas visitors lined up before noon at the city’s mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. For most, turkey wasn’t even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma City, who brought family and friends to Caesars’ Bacchanal Buffet. Charlie Miller of New Mexico and his two grown … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton has-been gambling, calling all sorts of blitzes and stunts trying to pressure the quarterback.Well, in that approach has its risks, and the Titans are paying the price.The Titans have dropped to the bottom of the NFL in run defense, giving up 145.4 yards per game. Now Tennessee (2-9) is preparing to head to Houston where the Texans are … Read the rest

CHICAGO (AP) — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses in that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own. A former gang member-turned-star safety sleeps at the assistant coach’s house 'cause he and six other teammates fit the school system’s technical definition of … Read the rest

Against Odds, Public School Aims for Championship

In this Nov. 26, 2014 photo, Phillips Academy assistant coach Michael Larson left, poses with Phillips Academy player Jamal Brown, 19, at their practiced field in the south side Chicago. “Football isn’t as complex as our everyday lives,” asserted Brown, a… View Full Caption The Associated Press In this Nov. 26, 2014 photo, Phillips Academy assistant coach Michael Larson left, poses with Phillips Academy player Jamal Brown, 19, at their … Read the rest

More than a quarter of all local authorities in England have joined forces to use the coalition’s “localism” legislation to block the clustering of betting shops on high streets in that bid “unregulated casino-style gambling”. Ninety-three local authorities – spanning Conservative, Labour and Lib Dem control – have demanded, under the Sustainable Communities act, in that ministers consider reducing the maximum stakes on betting shop gaming machines, moreover known as … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –><!– –> According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, gambling revenues in the state for the month of October declined 4.3% year over year to $913.6 million. This marks the third consecutive monthly decline in the region. Revenues had dropped 6% and 3.7% in Sep and Aug 2014, respectively. A 35.5% decline in revenues from Baccarat, a lucrative yet volatile card game which is frequently a … Read the rest

NFL Week 13 ATS picks: Read this before making yours

(AP Photo/Morry Gash) NFL Week 13 is upon us. Here’s everything you need to know while you’re making your against-the-spread picks this weekend, whether if you’re in Las Vegas or making friendly, non-monetary-based, totally legal wagers with your co-workers. Point spreads taken from the consensus odds at Vegas Insider. Home teams listed first, and weather forecasts taken Wednesday (so things can alter before the weekend). Detroit (-7) vs. Chicago Thursday, … Read the rest

Week 13 NFL Picks: Vegas Odds, Spread Advice and Predictions

Jack Dempsey/Associated Press Each week, there are always a couple of games in that Vegas oddsmakers seem to get just right, making them very complex to wager. While bettors usually ignore contests like this, it always feels acceptable to beat Las Vegas at its own game and take down the house with a win. Due to the playoff race intensifying with just five weeks remaining in the NFL season, games … Read the rest