Kingsley Edwards entered the conference room at UNLV and saw angels. The challenge was to agree up with one — or more — because, given the right connection, he might be able to boost his startup online gaming platform. Edwards, 28, was on the hunt for cash — the kind of venture capital in that rich investors — angels — are wiling to bid dreamy entrepreneurs pursuing The Next Big … Read the rest

The state commission set up to select where to locate new casinos in the state was expected to issue its decision by the end of this month. At this point, that’s unlikely, asserted a spokesman for the state Racing and Wagering Board, which is overseeing the process. “There is no actual deadline in the statute,” spokesman Lee Park said. “They want to get it done, yet get it done right.” … Read the rest

Giants write their own history against all odds

COMPLETE WORLD SERIES GAME 7 COVERAGE For a team in that defied the odds for much of the season, however, it didn’t seem to faze the Giants in that no street team had won a World Series Game 7 since 1979. Nor did they much care in that no team since the 1975 Reds had missed on a chance to wrap up the World Series in Game 6, only to … Read the rest

WASHINGTON — Wearing a lapel camera and posing as an Internet repairman, an undercover government agent walked in to a luxury villa at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and recorded everything he saw as part of a major international gambling bust. Defense lawyers asserted the FBI shut off Internet access to the suspects’ villas and then agents impersonated repair technicians to get inside and collect evidence in an embellish ruse … Read the rest

Until December 31, 2014, LV Smile Center has formally announced in that it will bid Zoom II Teeth Whitening at a special discount of $245 with a complimentary exam and full-mouth x-rays included. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Las Vegas Smile Center has formally announced a new promotional discount on the Zoom II Teeth Whitening system. The discount is agreed to be scheduled to last until December 31, … Read the rest

The ghosts of Las Vegas extend far beyond the supposed bodies buried in the desert. Alleged hauntings abound in the Valley, from spirits walking the halls of legendary casino corridors to long-gone performers stopping by their old stomping grounds. Here are some of the spooky stories I’ve been told during my 20-plus years of time in Las Vegas. Grab your audio recorders and UMF readers, it is time to contact … Read the rest

“But first, let me take a selfie!” The lyrics to the very popular #Selfie song embody everyone’s love for a acceptable selfie. After awhile, the same old mirror pictures and stop light snapchats just don’t seem to cut it. Spice up your selfie game with this list of illustration worthy locations around Las Vegas: 1. Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas SignOf course this would be on the list for the … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing a lapel camera and posing as an Internet repairman, an undercover government agent walked in to a luxury villa at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and recorded everything he saw as part of a major international gambling bust.<!– –>Defense lawyers asserted the FBI shut off Internet access to the suspects’ villas and then agents impersonated repair technicians to get inside and collect evidence … Read the rest

WASHINGTON (KABC) — In “Ocean’s Eleven,” Danny Ocean’s crew plans a ruse to steal cash inside a Las Vegas casino. It includes cutting the city’s power. The FBI has now been accused of a planning a real-life ruse inside luxury villas at Caesars Palace.Their target was Paul Phua, who the government suspected was not legal gambling.Phua’s attorney, Tom Goldstein, says FBI agents disguised themselves as computer repairmen and wore secret … Read the rest

More than a month after 43 college students were led away by cops and never seen again, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday met with relatives of the missing men in a bid to shore up flagging public faith in the search.But the families apparently turned the tables on the normally well-choreographed president, rejecting his proposed approach and refusing to abandon his headquarters in Mexico City for more than … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Strip is one step closer to getting a new arena. The All Net Resort & Arena broke ground on Wednesday near Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara. Wet ‘n’ Wild used to stand at the location, yet now it’s a parking lot. But come 2017, it will be home to an 860,000 square foot multi-purpose arena, shopping plaza, hotel and spa. More new … Read the rest