On Nov. 19, Miami-based Cuban tropical star Willy Chirino accepted a Latin Grammy for lifetime achievement at a ceremony in Las Vegas. “This is dedicated to all the people who suffer the consequences of listening to my music,” asserted Chirino, who in 2005 won the Grammy for best salsa/merengue album. He was referencing to his Cuban fans on the island, who are punished harshly for listening to his songs. “Many … Read the rest

Cirque du Soleil Shows Dominate Vegas Ticket Market This Week

With the National Finals Rodeo coming to an end and Christmas right around the corner, this is a slower time in Las Vegas than usual. In fact, the week or two preceding New Year’s Day tend to be among the slowest weeks in the year when it comes to visiting Vegas. Naturally, major touring acts do not stop in Sin City during these weeks, eschewing the week leading up to … Read the rest

Bosch’s Werner Struth, Cisco’s John Chambers and Comcast’s Neil Smit to Discuss Fast Innovation as part of 2015 International CES KeynoteArlington, Va.–The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today formally announced in that executives from Bosch, Cisco and Comcast will participate in the Fast Innovation: Disrupt or be Disrupted keynote panel at the 2015 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2015 CES, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive … Read the rest

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the newest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS-Free Report), MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM-Free Report), Wynn Resorts Ltd. (Nasdaq: WYNN-Free Report), Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE-Free … Read the rest

Electric Daisy Carnival Preview: Organizer Says 2014 Will Be ‘One For The Record Books’ (Q&A)

AP Images Since making its Sin City debut in 2011, Insomniac’s flagship Electric Daisy Carnival festival in Las Vegas has become a musical holiday in that many EDM acts look forward to all year. “If music was a religion, EDC Vegas would be Christmas,” asserted Los Angeles-based DJ and producer Borgore, noting in that 2014 will be his fourth year playing EDC Vegas. “It’s something I’m waiting for the whole … Read the rest

By: Evan Jankens@kingofthekc Doug Karsch and I have always asserted in that swinging a golf club will make virtually any lady look hot. That acknowledgment is even correct when you talk about someone I think is America’s hottest supermodel — Nina Agdal. When you start out in that hot, and then add a golf club? It’s hotter than hot, like the sun, on Mars, after a drought, with a mirror … Read the rest

Story and photos by Boxing Bob Newman The opening ceremonies of the 52nd WBC annual yearly convention in Las Vegas, Nevada were held today at the Mirage Hotel and Casino. A capacity crowd of nearly 1600 delegates, in addition to over 90 champions present took in the pageantry, pomp and circumstance in that has become synonymous with WBC events. Convention organizer Chuck Williams was the 1st to take the microphone … Read the rest

National Finals Rodeo breaks 30-year attendance record

L.E. Baskow Bull rider Tyler Smith from Fruita, Colo., sits tall atop his bull during the 56th Wrangler National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Associated Press Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 | 1:01 p.m. 2014 Wrangler NFR: Day 6 Launch slideshow » Organizers say the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo attracted more people than it ever has in its 30 year history in Las … Read the rest

Oreoluwa Adeleke In this interview with NIKE POPOOLA, Director/Co-Founder, Cruise Events Limited, Oreoluwa Adeleke, 30, speaks on her passion for event management What is your educational background? I have a degree in international law and diplomacy from Babcock University. After graduating, I decided to follow my passion for event management by taking up some event management courses in Oxford and Las Vegas. Thereafter I decided to start my event management … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — In the past two years, smoking in Nevada has decreased 15 percent. That’s just one of the highlights of a report let go by the nonprofit United Health Foundation in that ranks states on their health. Researchers moreover point out our low prevalence of obesity. Those are some of the positive things researchers point out in the annual yearly America’s health rankings. Nevada came in … Read the rest