By Adam Vaccaro Boston.com Staff November 21, 2014 7:03 PM The Massachusetts Gaming Commission says it will “monitor” a reported federal investigation of Wynn Resorts. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday in that the IRS, the Drug Enforcement Agency, and two U.S. Attorney’s offices are looking in to whether the Las Vegas-based, Everett-bound casino company violated cash laundering laws. “The Commission is aware of the recent news report,” gaming commission … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–<!– –> Fitch Ratings has assigned a ‘BB+’ rating to Wynn America, LLC’s (Wynn America) $1.25 billion senior secured credit facility consisting of a $375 million revolver due 2019 and an $875 million delayed draw cycle loan due 2020. Fitch has moreover assigned a ‘BB’ Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Wynn America and affirmed the ‘BB’ IDR for Wynn Resorts, Ltd (Wynn Resorts) and its … Read the rest

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee are still at odds with the CIA and the White House over the so-called “CIA torture report,” even after a meeting on Capitol Hill between Democratic senators and White House chief of staff Denis McDonough. According to a source with knowledge of the Thursday meeting, the CIA report came up after Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-California, read a acknowledgment in that … Read the rest

(PR NewsChannel) / November 21, 2014 / LAS VEGAS  From left to right: Nir Seroussi (President of Sony Music US Latin), Joan Manuel Serrat, Afo Verde (Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Latin Region, Spain and Portugal) and Jose Maria Barbat (President of Sony Music Spain). Credit: Giovanni Solis In what is become one the cities most anticipated parties of the year, Sony Music Latin has given the Las Vegas … Read the rest

(PR NewsChannel) / November 21, 2014 / LAS VEGAS  From left to right: Nir Seroussi (president of Sony Music US Latin), Joan Manuel Serrat, Afo Verde (Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Latin Region, Spain and Portugal) and Jose Maria Barbat (president of Sony Music Spain). Credit: Giovanni Solis Se ha convertido en una de las fiestas más codiciadas del año en Las Vegas. Sony Music Latin lució en una … Read the rest

By – Associated Press – Friday, November 21, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) – Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they’ve mutually agreed with comedian Bill Cosby to cancel his upcoming performance there amid a growing number of sexual assault allegations. The cancellation was formally announced Friday, a day after a Florida lady came forward to say Cosby drugged and raped her after a Las … Read the rest

Reminder: Tickets on sale to general public today for UFC 182, UFC 183, UFC 184

153 shares Ronda Rousey As a reminder, tickets for the UFC’s 1st three huge pay-per-views of the new year go on sale to the general public today. UFC 182 takes place Jan. 3 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas; UFC 183 returns to the same place four weeks after on Jan. 31; and UFC 184 heads four hours west to Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Feb. 28. All … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — More than two decades ago, Las Vegas started its 1st “mega-resort” and it forever changed the face of the Las Vegas Strip. The Mirage marketed itself as fantasy and looked different than other casinos, where the emphasis was totally on gaming. Some believed the Mirage was doomed to fail. Critics of the property asserted it was “overbuilt” and would never make the cash needed to be successful.Prior … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — More families than ever are reporting domestic violence throughout the Las Vegas valley. Metro Police says it’s received more than 56,000 calls this year, in addition to everything from a dangerous argument to physical assault. That is 3,000 more calls this year as compared to last year.Valley women and kids in abusive situations frequently turn to the Shade Tree for help. This year, the shelter is celebrating … Read the rest

Boy beating the odds with his music

CNN photojournalist Joe Duran follows a young Syrian refugee boy trying to survive in the bustling city of Istanbul. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below.

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Reno and Vegas Cosby Performances Canceled

Photo courtesy: The World Affairs Council / Flickr / William Morris Agency / Wikimedia Commons / MGN Bill Cosby’s upcoming Reno performance agreed to be scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14 at Silver Legacy Resort Casino has-been postponed indefinitely. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase. For questions regarding tickets, please contact the Silver Legacy Box Office at 775-325-7401. LAS VEGAS (AP) – Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on … Read the rest