NEW YORK ( TheStreet) – Is the housing crisis over? Somewhat. Does in that mean you can afford a home? Probably not. If you earn a median-income, you can afford a median-priced home in only 10 of the 25 biggest U.S. metropolitan areas, reportedly a study by personal finance site Interest.com. Looking for some acceptable news in there? Well consider it an improvement from last year, when median-income households couldn’t … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>BOSTON (AP) — MGM Resorts will take two key steps on Monday as it seeks to break ground in 2015 on an $800 million casino in Springfield that’s being billed as the biggest single development in western Massachusetts history. A monthlong public comment period officially opens on the casino’s final environmental impact report, which it submitted to the state office of energy and environmental affairs earlier … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Las Vegas is pouring $3 million in to a four-minute fire and water display at its nearly 10-year-old Le Reve – The Dream show.Officials asserted they plan to debut the new features to show-goers Monday.Those features contain fountains resembling a miniature version of the iconic display outside the Bellagio except inside the show’s theater and in color.Performers now dance through a … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS – It’s the season of giving, and thousands of people are hoping for the gift of life in the form of an organ donation. One Las Vegas lady discovered she needed a kidney after a routine visit to her doctor. Kathy Callahan has always been healthy and physically active. In 2005, she was conditioning for the cycle ride of her life. “I was training for a two-week cycle … Read the rest

Wynn Las Vegas Introduces Innovative Multimillion Dollar Show Element with Cutting-Edge Technologies to Le Reve – The …

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — As Le Reve – The Dream, the aquatic and aerial show at Wynn Las Vegas, approaches its 10-year milestone in 2015, the production has introduced a unique installment in that incorporates spectacular water, fire and projection technologies. Entitled the “Denouement,” a French cycle for a final part of a narrative where the plot is revealed, the $3 million scene is located … Read the rest

Internet gambling in New Jersey has-been underwhelming in the year since it began, and it is now under attack by opponents looking to shut it down, even as it provides a little bit of assist to Atlantic City’s struggling casinos. When Internet gambling was launched, it was hailed by many as a potential game-changer in that would assist reverse years of time of declining revenues at what were then Atlantic … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –>DALLAS, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club resort, located in Las Vegas, NV, formally announced today in that it has completed a cycle securitization transaction with the issuance of $120 million of asset-backed notes by its affiliate, Elara HGV Timeshare Issuer 2014-A, LLC. The transaction, backed by timeshare loans originated through a fee-for-service arrangement with Hilton Grand Vacations, is the 1st issuance sponsored … Read the rest

24 November 2014By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — Wynn Resorts, Limited asserted it does not believe it is under federal investigation despite published reports the casino controller is being targeted for potential money-laundering violations.The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday in that Las Vegas lawyer Donald Campbell, who represents Wynn as an outside counsel, was sent a letter by the Internal Revenue Service looking for a list of the company’s top 100 … Read the rest

HOME > NEWS > Poker News > Inside Gaming: Internet poker in California shapes up as coveted prize Inside Gaming: Internet poker in California shapes up as coveted prize 24 November 2014By Howard StutzCalifornia is shaping up as the nation’s Internet poker battleground in 2015.Everyone wants a piece of the potentially lucrative pie.With 38 million residents, California has an Indian casino industry in that produces almost $7 billion in annual … Read the rest

24 November 2014By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — Scientific Games Corporation completed its $5.1 billion acquisition of slot machine giant Bally Technologies, Inc. on Friday, finalizing the buyout is less than four months.Las Vegas-based Bally, now in consideration the gaming industry’s biggest gaming equipment provider based on market share, will become a wholly owned subsidiary of New York-based Scientific Games, which is one the world’s biggest lottery system and equipment providers.Scientific … Read the rest

Odds of All 30 MLB Teams’ Hottest Rumor Becoming Reality

Michael Perez/Associated Press Rumors rule the MLB offseason.  It’s the time of year when general managers are seemingly listening to trade offers for each one player on their roster, and when the big-time free agents are connected to all sorts of not expected teams.  What follows is a rundown of each club’s biggest rumor and the odds in that it will really become a reality. So far this offseason, there’s … Read the rest