LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts spokesman Michael Weaver disputes a report the company is under investigation for breaking money-laundering laws. Weaver issued a acknowledgment Thursday after The Wall Street Journal citing unnamed sources reported multiple agencies in addition to the Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service and Drug Enforcement Administration were investigating the company. A spokeswoman in the U.S. Attorney’s Las Vegas office declined to comment. The report references an … Read the rest

Human brains are superior pattern detectors, able to predict the future results of many events. All our lives, we consider the potential outcomes of situations and weigh the possibilities to make decisions. Usually, we ignore the biggest risks, like anything in that could be life-threatening, and chase the highest rewards, like the chance of winning the lottery. At the poker table, this frequently works against us, shifting our focus to … Read the rest

Overcoming the Odds

November 21, 2014

He’s a three time Grand National Champion in tractor pulling, and now a documentary of his life has-been made called, ‘Long Road Home – The Larry Koester Story.’ He’s a three time Grand National Champion in tractor pulling.Now, a documentary is filmed based on his life called, “Long Road Home – The Larry Koester Story.”The documentary is based on the inspirational tale of how Koester endured severe injuries after the … Read the rest

[unable to retrieve full-text content]LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Comedian and television talk show host Jay Leno has cancelled a agreed to be scheduled appearance at a large firearms trade show on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) – Election Day is long over yet odds are you can still spot crusade signs somewhere in your neighborhood. When do they have to come down? The answer depends on the location of the sign. The city of Las Vegas and unincorporated Clark County require crusade signs be removed within 15 days of the election, a mark reached on Wednesday. “They served their purpose. It’s time … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Las Vegas-based casino companies formally announced plans Thursday to take on at least $1 billion in debt to assist pay for new casino-hotel developments in Massachusetts and cover other incidental costs. MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts Ltd. acknowledged their plans in separate financial filings with federal regulators. MGM Resorts asserted it planned to issue $1 billion in notes due in … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS, 20 de noviembre de 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Anoche Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry presentó junto al Latin Recording Academy Gala el homenaje a la Persona del Año 2014; el cantante Joan Manuel Serrat, en el Mandalay Bay Events Center en Las Vegas. En reconocimiento de este logro, Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry otorgó a Joan Manuel Serrat un nuevo reloj Gucci Latin GRAMMY Interlocking timepiece. También le presentaron este glamoroso … Read the rest

A Pahrump electric utility is opening a satellite office in Las Vegas. Valley Electric Association, which serves about 45,000 people, has signed a lease for 6,500 square feet in Red Rock Business Center between Russell and Sunset roads just east of the 215 Beltway, in the southwest valley. It’s expected to open early next year, giving VEA its 1st office in the Las Vegas Valley in more than 30 years. … Read the rest

ATLANTIC C ITY, N.J. –  New Jersey’s chief gambling regulator says a preliminary investigation has found no proof in that the CEO of a tribal Internet gambling company was involved in or knew of an online cheating scandal at a previous job. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement, asserted Jim Ryan, chief executive of Pala Interactive, was CEO of a company whose software was used to … Read the rest

BOSTON (AP) — In a rarely used strategy to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts regulators may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and cash they spend at slot machines. But the state’s recently licensed casino companies — Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming — have conveyed strong concerns over the proposal, suggesting such programs have not proved effective elsewhere. The … Read the rest

Stocks brushed off earlier worries on global slowdown to complete higher Thursday. The Dow and S&P 500 hit a record close as investors decided to focus more on positive economic data at home. Energy was today’s best performing sector with Newfield Exploration (NFX) helping to direct the way, along with blue chip Chesapeake Energy (CHK). Homebuilders had a acceptable showing. Lennar (LEN), KB Home (KBH) and Beazer Homes (BZH) all … Read the rest