Hundreds line streets of Edmonton suburb St. Albert to watch funeral procession for slain RCMP officer

RCMP Const. David Wynn’s polished boots sit surrounded by flowers at the front of the stage at his regimental funeral Monday afternoon. The 42-year-old husband and dad of three, who was described as going “above and beyond” to assist people, is being remembered during a regimental funeral and procession in St. Albert. Hundreds of RCMP officers and firefighters are participating in the noon procession leading toward the Servus Credit Union … Read the rest

Mountie David Wynn’s funeral expected to draw thousands

CBC – <!– (S) –>Thousands of people will pack in to a hockey arena in Alberta this afternoon to say goodbye to a Mountie killed in the line of duty. Beginning at noon MT, members of the RCMP from across the country will take part in a procession for Const. David Wynn, 42, leading his body through the streets of St. Albert, Alta., and in to Servus Credit Union Place … Read the rest

Poker: Auckland grinder wins $38,460

Auckland poker player Ben Rendell has won the Main Event of the Auckland Anniversary Deep Stack Championship. Photo / Thinkstock. Auckland poker player Ben Rendell has won the Main Event of the Auckland Anniversary Deep Stack Championship at Sky City Casino in Auckland tonight, earning $38,460 After 16 hours of play over two days, Rendell outlasted 128 players in that all paid $1,100 to enter the tournament, which generated a … Read the rest

Super Bowl MVP Odds: Brady, Wilson Betting Favorites

MICHAEL CONROY/Associated Press Quarterbacks have won the Super Bowl MVP 54 % of the time, and sportsbooks are playing the odds by making Russell Wilson and Tom Brady the favorites to win the award this year. For the record, the Super Bowl MVP award has-been won by quarterbacks 26 times through the 1st 48 games, by defensive players eight times, by running backs seven times, by wide receivers six times … Read the rest

MGM Resorts (MGM) Stock Gains on Macau Analyst Note

MGM Resorts (MGM) Stock Gains on Macau Analyst Note By Shawn Ingram | 01/26/15 – 01:57 PM EST NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Shares of MGM Resorts (MGM – Get Report) were gaining 4% to $20.80 Monday following a positive note to investors from Union Gaming Research Macau. The analyst firm suggested in that investors should “get back in” to casino stocks such as MGM Resorts in that operate casinos in … Read the rest

East Coast weather affects Las Vegas flights

A day after Southern Nevada experienced near-record high temperatures, winter weather afar is resulting in flight cancellations at McCarran International Airport. More than 2,500 flights Monday through Wednesday have been canceled from Northeastern airports as the region braces for a storm in that could bring up to 3 feet of snow to some areas. Early Monday, FlightAware, a service the monitors commercial flights worldwide, reported in that 26 arriving flights … Read the rest

High School Basketball Picks: Week 3

By Case Keefer (contact) Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 | 11 a.m. The week of January 30 Brewer’s PicksSeason:12-6 Last Week:6-4 Brewer vs. Keefer Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer andCase Keefer attempt to pickthe winning team from prep contestsacross the Las Vegas area. Keefer’s PicksSeason:11-7 Last Week:4-6 Bragging rights on the line in this backyard rivalry game.Mojave 52, Cheyenne 47 Rattlers make a huge play in game in that comes … Read the rest

Super Bowl Odds 2015: Latest Vegas Lines Before Patriots vs. Seahawks Media Day

Tom Pennington/Getty Images Las Vegas is just as confused as bettors are. The odds for the 2015 Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks started small, remain little and will without doubt stay in that way right up until kickoff.        So it goes when everyone is focused on off-field drama such as the pounds-per-square-inch levels of footballs. That is not entirely fair, though. More than anything, this … Read the rest

Confirmed! Calvin Harris signs three-year deal with The Hakkasan Group

John Shearer / Invision / AP Calvin Harris arrives at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. By Robin Leach (contact) Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 | 11:36 a.m. 2014 NYE: Hardwell, Calvin Harris, Tiesto at Hakkasan Launch slideshow » Calvin Harris Opens 2013 Season of Wet Republic Launch slideshow » No sooner did Steve Wynn announce his lineup this … Read the rest

‘What happened to Vegas?’ mystery solved

LAS VEGAS — On Friday, we posted the question to our Facebook page of a billboard in that many have seen, yet didn’t know the reasoning behind — until now. Turns out, “What happened to Vegas?” is a stunt orchestrated by the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino in that wants people to “Take Vegas Back,” with an online “movement.” “At Stratosphere, we believe guests deserve to have fun fun above all … Read the rest