High-stakes poker player and Twitch broadcaster Jason Somerville joins Team PokerStars Pro

HOME > NEWS > Investor News > High-stakes poker player and Twitch broadcaster Jason Somerville joins Team PokerStars Pro High-stakes poker player and Twitch broadcaster Jason Somerville joins Team PokerStars Pro 2 March 2015ONCHAN, Isle of Man — (PRESS RELEASE) — Popular American poker professional Jason Somerville has joined Team PokerStars Pro, bringing his high-energy, intelligent and approachable brand of poker to the world’s biggest online poker brand.Somerville represents the … Read the rest

March Madness: With basketball, NASCAR and Spring Break, March is Las Vegas’ biggest month

Steve Marcus / Tom Donoghue / Associated Press March events are expected to draw more visitors to Las Vegas than any other month. Three-time boxing world champion Adrien Broner (left) will face John Molina Jr. on March 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to kick off NBC’s new broadcast boxing series, Premier Boxing Champions. Brad Keselowski (center) will defend his title in the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series … Read the rest

Striving for a better Las Vegas: These young leaders are committed to improving Southern Nevada

Mona Shield Payne/Special to the Sun UNLV students Chuck Ticer, 21, and Brionna Simons, 20, protest against education allot cuts while making their way across a pedestrian walker bridge over Las Vegas Boulevard on Sunday, March 6, 2011, in Las Vegas. By Ana Ley (contact) Monday, March 2, 2015 | 2 a.m. A presidential shout-out last year turned local immigration activist Astrid Silva in to an instant celebrity. The UNLV … Read the rest

Odds are, U of T prof knows the answer

Winnipeg Free Press – PRINT EDITION Statistics expert uses numbers to calculate probability of events By: Randy Turner Posted: 3:00 AM | Comments: Enlarge Image BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal If you’ve ever asked the question, “What are the odds?” Jeffrey Rosenthal can find you the answers. At least, it’s a probability. But chances are Rosenthal could eventually give you those odds, too. Rosenthal is a … Read the rest

Family knew suspect in Las Vegas road rage shooting – VIDEO: Suspect in Vegas mom killing arrested – Police: Mom, son …

Police made an arrest Thursday in the puzzling road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother, apprehending a neighbor who had a history with the family before the shootout. The suspect, identified by cops as Erich Nowsch, 19, was led in to a car by an officer and taken to cops headquarters for questioning after SWAT teams surrounded his home. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT He was arrested (taken in to custody) on suspicion … Read the rest

Names in the news: Las Cruces Realtor wins national award

LAS CRUCES >> Micheal Flores from Las Cruces was awarded top honors by the National Association of Home Builders last month in Las Vegas Nevada at the national conference. He was recognized as the 2015 National Sales Rookie of the Year. Flores represents Hakes Brothers Homes in Santa Teresa. According to a news release from NAHB, Flores is “an example of what can happen when new people with enthusiasm, talent … Read the rest

S-League betting: Warriors set for winning start

S.LEAGUE BETTING HOUGANG UNITED v COURTS YOUNG LIONS (Tomorrow, 7.30pm, Hougang Stadium) The theme of lost forwards continues in this fixture, as Hougang’s 31-goal Brazilian strikeforce Geison Moura and Diego Gama are now replaced by former Real Madrid striker Francisco Salvador Ela and Japanese Takahashi Manato. Courts Young Lions are moreover missing Sahil Suhaimi who has travelled with the LionsXII, yet they will remember they did the treble over the … Read the rest

'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives' makes its way through the Valley

TV Personality Guy Fieri stands on the red carpet prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas hotel-casino Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill) Guy Fieri recently rolled through the Valley to feature five Phoenix-area restaurants on his very popular Food Network show, “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.” Sal’s Gilbert Pizza, Andreoli Italian Grocer, Paradise Valley Burger Company, Wild Thaiger and Tom’s Thumb … Read the rest

Betting on The Guardian

Talk is cheap when you’re a media pundit. No sooner had Alan Rusbridger formally announced he would retire as editor in chief of The Guardian than speculation kicked off over who would replace him. So far, The Independent has touted online editor in chief Janine Gibson as frontrunner. The UK’s Spectator puts Guardian US head Katharine Viner “not far behind.” But media prognosticators aren’t the only ones with skin in … Read the rest

Beware of ticket scams for Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao fight May 2 at MGM

Isaac Brekken Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are shown in this composite from file photos. By Robin Leach (contact) Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 6:55 p.m. Floyd Mayweather Jr. 38th Birthday Launch slideshow » Justin Bieber, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Launch slideshow » Pacquiao Defeats Algieri Launch slideshow » It’s a warning not to get scammed. We do not want our Las Vegas visitors and locals ripped … Read the rest