Erik Kabik / ErikKabik.com Darius Rucker performs at The Joint on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. By Don Chareunsy (contact) Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 | 8:18 p.m. Darius Rucker at The Joint Launch slideshow » Country music star Darius Rucker, whose cover of Bob Dylan’s “Wagon Wheel” is one of the - catchiest country songs in the - past few years, took to the - stage at The Joint in … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS, NV , Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ – What:      Optimal Payments (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payment solutions provider, will be a four star sponsor & exhibitor (booth #601) in the - Money20/20 being held on November 2-5, 2014 at The Aria Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Joel Leonoff, president & CEO, Optimal Payments, will speak in the - Innovations in Online Payments panel session, “E-Commerce: Online … Read the rest

Ildemar Alcantara vs. Richardson Moreira slated for UFC 183 in Vegas

A middleweight bout between Ildemar Alcantara (20-7 MMA, 3-2 UFC) & Richardson Moreira (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the - latest addition to UFC 183. UFC authorities today formally announced the - bout. UFC 183 takes place Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, though a place hasn’t been finalized. The event’s main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 & UFC Fight Pass. Alcantara vs. Moreira will likely be part of the - … Read the rest

Richardson Moreira, Ildemar Alcantara move to middleweight for UFC 183 bout

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting One of the - few The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 non-finalists to earn a chance inside the - Octagon, Richardson Moreira will cut 30 pounds for his next UFC fight. “Rick Monstro,” who suffered a quick loss to Marcos Rogério de Lima in a heavyweight bout in May, will move down to 185 pounds & face Ildemar Alcantara at UFC 183 in Las Vegas on Jan. 31. The UFC formally announced … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Last week, ended on a positive note as Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s (LVS) earnings came in line with the - Zacks Consensus Estimate. This created a sense of hope for other gambling companies in that moreover earn a major part of their revenues from Macau. Share prices of most players in the - space increased as investors found something to cheer about.Macau has-been posting weak performance over the - past few months. … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today, DNV GL let go a new position paper: Bright Ideas: Global Trends in Solar Finance. In “Bright Ideas”, DNV GL draws upon the - front-line experience of its solar experts working on five continents across all major solar market segments. The paper describes major trends in solar financing, defining what is needed to ensure technical risks are properly assessed, & looking beyond the - current … Read the rest

NCAA, NFL seeking to stop NJ betting

The NCAA, NFL & other major professional sports leagues will file for immediate injunctive relief Tuesday to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend, according to State Sen. Raymond Lesniak.Monmouth Park, one New Jersey’s oldest thoroughbred tracks, is planning to offer sports betting on Sunday, unless a court order stops it.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday in that partially repealed the - state’s sports betting ban. The new law allows sports … Read the rest

<!– begin mod-article-title –> Updated: October 20, 2014, 1:20 PM ET By David Purdum | ESPN.com <!– end mod-article-title –> <!– begin story body –> The NCAA, NFL & other major professional sports leagues will file for immediate injunctive relief Tuesday to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend, according to State Sen. Raymond Lesniak. Monmouth Park, one New Jersey’s oldest thoroughbred tracks, is planning to offer sports betting on Sunday, unless a … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> WASHINGTON [AP] -- Reports — — Despite long odds of toppling Republicans’ majority, House Democrats’ crusade committee raised $16.7 million last month & began October with more than $34 million for the - final weeks before Election Day, authorities asserted Monday.<!– –>At the - same time, House Republicans’ crusade effort raised more than $11 million last month & started October sitting on $33 million for what is expected to be an effortless … Read the rest

Golfsmith swings into valley; Freakin’ Frog offers specials as hiatus nears

VEGAS INC analysis A golf-store giant is in full swing in Las Vegas, & its arrival will be emphasized by giveaways & a contest. Golfsmith International opened a store of about 25,000 square feet in Downtown Summerlin on Oct. 9. A grand-opening ceremony offering the - public a chance to win huge is set for Oct. 25. Elsewhere, eateries centered on burgers & seafood emerged, a bar-and-beer-store fixture near UNLV plans sales & events as … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Parking Association (NPA) kicked off its 63rd Annual Convention & Expo today in Las Vegas, Nev. once again breaking records with the - most attendees, exhibitors & education sessions in the - Association’s history.<!– –>The Convention features leading authorities on technology, transportation & business trends shaping the - parking industry. The conference will focus on technology, trends & transportation & will look to the … Read the rest