Casino appearance nothing new

November 27, 2014

LAS VEGAS — Ten years of time ago, Bruce Weber’s top-ranked Illini — the biggest attraction in college basketball in 2004-05 — played a pair of games in late December inside 2,500-seat Valley High School en route to winning the Las Vegas Holiday Tournament. Why were those Illini, who could have filled Memorial Stadium in that season, playing inside a tiny high school gym? Because at the time the NCAA … Read the rest

Lani Misalucha talks openly about her cosmetic surgery

<!– google_ad_section_start –>Not one to shy away from (or deny) the surgical enhancements she underwent, Lani Misalucha is still flabbergasted. “Pusskykip!” she screams, laughing so hard, she had to cover her mouth and set the mic down. “Yun ba ng tawag doon?! Homaygaaad!!!” Tightening It’s the press conference of the Las Vegas-based singer to promote La Nightingale, her Dec. 6 concert at the Araneta Coliseum. But as is the norm … Read the rest

Strip Scribbles: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast is headed to Las Vegas

Adam Taylor / ABC Janel Parrish, Val Chmerkovskiy, Emma Slater, Michael Waltrip, Karina Smirnoff and Randy Couture await results on Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, on ABC. By Robin Leach (contact) Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 | 7 p.m. Randy Couture on ‘DWTS’ Launch slideshow » ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars’ ” newest mirror-ball champion actor Alfonso Ribeiro formally announced on Tuesday night’s season … Read the rest

Las Vegas woman needs kidney

November 27, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — This Thanksgiving week, a Las Vegas lady is thankful to be alive.   She’s moreover thankful for her one kidney in that is hardly functioning, and the complete stranger who will donate a new one to her.   She hasn’t met in that human being yet. She’s hoping someone reading this will be her Positively Las Vegas story. Jennifer Stiles takes more than 30 pills a day. … Read the rest

Poker by Jonathan Little

November 27, 2014

The following hand took place this year in a $1,500-buy-in World Series of Poker event. The tournament had only been running for about 15 minutes. With a 4,500-chip stack at 25/25 blinds, I raised to 75 from the cutoff seat with Kd Jd, and only the little blind called. The player in the little blind was about 50 years of time old and seemed to play in a straightforward manner. … Read the rest

The NFL is now five weeks from the five-week postseason in that will determine its champion.  Betters in Las Vegas believe the NFL two-most favored teams to win the Super Bowl will be meeting Sunday in Green Bay. The New England Patriots are Bovada.com’s favorite to win Super Bowl XLIX in February.  They currently have 3/1 odds of winning the Vince Lombardi Trophy. The team they face Sunday, the Green … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Millions of Americans are leaving on Wednesday for their Thanksgiving destinations; some are hitting the road, while others are taking to the skies. We don’t necessarily get a lot of travelers flying in to Las Vegas for Thanksgiving, yet a lot of locals fly out. There are some delays at McCarran International Airport, and they’re affecting flights across the country both east and westbound. The … Read the rest

The Daytona Beach Kennel Club could open a satellite poker room in Volusia County now in that the state Supreme Court has struck down a lower court decision forbidding such an operation. But a satellite poker room is not in the cards right now, asserted Dan Francati, general manager of the Daytona Beach Kennel Club. Still, Francato saod he was pleased to see the business’ rights upheld.“We always believed the … Read the rest

By Eugene Kim | Business Insider – <!– google_ad_section_start –> Ethan Miller/Getty Images In general, acceptable businessmen are acceptable poker players. Poker is a game in that involves quick decision-making, risk-taking, and bluffing, among other things.  It’s why so many Wall Street investors, from Carl Icahn to David Einhorn, love playing it. And it is no different in the highly competitive, risk-taking culture of Silicon Valley. In fact, some of … Read the rest

Shortening the odds

November 27, 2014

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Hope springs eternal; Big Brother; Quiet little brother; Simon’s impressive award.

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Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 Golf Advisor, an online publication in that features expert and user-generated course reviews, recently formally announced Bali Hai Golf Club was atop its Power Rankings list for the week of November 10, 2014. The Las Vegas-based course ranked 1st among the week’s top 10 golf courses based on overall reviews, and placed fourth among the week’s top 10 golf courses based on course … Read the rest