LAS VEGAS — The line in the - sand has-been drawn. The company providing the - app for ride sharing called Uber signed up potential drivers Tuesday. The NV Taxicab Authority says Uber has not gone through the - proper channels & says those drivers could face hefty fines, if they are found picking people up. Hundreds of people showed up at the - Hampton Inn to hand over information to become a driver with … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS [AP] -- Reports — A Las Vegas guy was sentenced to 15 many months in federal prison & ordered to pay a share of almost $193,000 in restitution for his role in an income tax refund scam in that used other people’s information to apply for First-Time Home Buyers Credit refunds. U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden says Damon Boswell moreover was sentenced Monday to three years’ supervised release for his May 29 guilty plea … Read the rest

Will the big game save gaming in Atlantic City?

Atlantic City’s embattled casino industry, which has lost thousands of jobs this year as money-losing controller shut their doors, shouldn’t expect much of a boost from sports betting, experts say. The reasons are many. For one, the - decline of New Jersey’s gaming industry has-been years of time in the - making & was hastened when lawmakers in neighboring Pennsylvania, a key Atlantic City market, allowed casino gaming. Atlantic City casino revenue reached a peak … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS [AP] -- Reports — NV taxi regulators have approved a rate hike in that would make cab rides in Las Vegas & surrounding areas the - 2nd most expensive among U.S. metropolitan areas with tourism-based economies. A report commissioned by a coalition of cab companies shows rates will be higher than those in New York or San Francisco, yet lower than Atlantic City’s. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –> Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) is set to report third-quarter 2014 results this month. Last quarter, the - company posted a positive earnings shock of 1.44%. Let us see what is in store for this stock this quarter.Factors to ConsiderThough Wynn Resorts earnings have been comfortably beating the - Zacks Consensus Estimate over the - past few quarters, we expect the - upcoming quarter to be a tough one.Wynn Resorts earns … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS –  Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. & producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a “dog house” fight in that was supposed to last until someone quit. Hashim Rahman Jr., 23, & younger brother Sharif Rahman, 18, accuse Showtime Networks & Mayweather of profiting at their expense. The lawsuit filed last week in … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Las Vegas police have arrested (taken in to custody) the - 2nd human being they believe was involved in a home invasion in that turned deadly in September. Cops asserted two people broke in to a home near Charleston Boulevard & Hualapai Way on Sept. 21. Two people were home at the - time & one of the - residents was armed. A gunfight broke out & both suspects were … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>BOSTON [AP] -- Reports — Casino companies in that have been awarded licenses in Massachusetts donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the - state’s casino gambling law, according to crusade finance records. Wynn Resorts plans a $1.6 billion resort casino in Everett, & the - company, led by Las Vegas gambling mogul Steve Wynn, was awarded the - coveted eastern Massachusetts license by the - state’s … Read the rest

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has set Las Vegas as the - next destination for data center expansion through a partnership with Switch SUPERNAP, a deal in that will enable it to immediately expand its footprint while offering Switch customers its portfolio of colocation, cloud, managed services & network services. This partnership has benefits for both CenturyLink & Switch.  For CenturyLink, the - pact is about scale as it immediately can address its customers’ needs to add … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –> For Immediate Release   Chicago, IL – October 21, 2014 – Zacks.com announces the - list of stocks featured in the - Analyst Blog. Every day the - Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the - latest news & events impacting stocks & the - financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the - blog contain the - Las Vegas Sands Corporation (LVS-Free Report), Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR-Free Report), Pinnacle Entertainment Incorporated (PNK-Free … Read the rest