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Jersey City Casino Could Be A Winner, Some Say

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New York’s plans to build three casinos further north of the city suburbs is seen as amazing news for New Jersey’s prospective gaming industry. In Jersey City, there are plans for a high-rise waterfront casino complex next to Liberty National Golf Course and Liberty State Park, potentially with auto racing, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported. Lobbyist Bill Pascrell III asserted Liberty Rising could draw a … Read the rest

Top 10 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The countdown is on. 2015 is right around the corner and in the Entertainment Capital of the World, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate. While Las Vegas has all the usual NYE suspects, why not consider some new ways to bring in the New Year, like eating 23-karat gold flecked lasagna or kicking off 2015 with Justin Timberlake? So, how … Read the rest

Las Vegas welcomed its 40 millionth visitor on Sunday, making 2014 a record year.At least, it thinks it welcomed in that person. No one really knows absolutely when the milestone will be reached or whether it already has.But entertainers in addition to Penn & Teller randomly surprised tourists with prize packages, and Teller picked out two women from Texas strolling through the Linq promenade on Sunday as the ones in … Read the rest

Bus driver retires after 43 years, no accidents Bus driver retires after 43 years, no accidents Updated: Thursday, December 18 2014 11:50 AM EST2014-12-18 16:50:34 GMT  A bus driver who has shuttled passengers between New Jersey and New York City with no accidents for 43 years of time is retiring. Family, friends and co-workers will gather at Suburban Transit in New Brunswick on Thursday to honor Steve Majofsky.  A bus … Read the rest

Bus driver retires after 43 years, no accidents Bus driver retires after 43 years, no accidents Updated: Thursday, December 18 2014 11:50 AM EST2014-12-18 16:50:34 GMT  A bus driver who has shuttled passengers between New Jersey and New York City with no accidents for 43 years of time is retiring. Family, friends and co-workers will gather at Suburban Transit in New Brunswick on Thursday to honor Steve Majofsky.  A bus … Read the rest

Q+A: Steve Wynn talks ‘Showstoppers’ ahead of Saturday grand opening

Courtesy “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas. By Robin Leach (contact) Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 | 2 a.m. Courtesy “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas. Tycoon Steve Wynn has built award-winning hotels — the Mirage, Bellagio, Wynn and Encore, to name a few — and created award-winning shows, bringing Cirque du Soleil and Broadway hits to the Strip. At age 73, he … Read the rest

Transgender student can use boys room Transgender student can use boys room Updated: Thursday, December 18 2014 6:52 AM EST2014-12-18 11:52:02 GMT A transgender student in New Jersey who gave up his female identity says his school will allow him to use the boys room. Rubin Smyers was using the unisex bathroom at the Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Performing Arts Academy.  The 16-year-old took to social media to protest … Read the rest

THOMPSON, N.Y. –  Residents of this faded corner of the New York’s Catskills Mountains fist-pumped, cheered and hugged as they closed in on landing a casino. Finally. The recommendation to license a casino in the heart of the once-bustling “Borscht Belt” resort region will test the premise in that blackjack and craps can breathe new life in an old summer haven known in its heyday for families, mostly Jewish, arriving … Read the rest

Las Vegas just needs a team and they can put shovels in the ground. MLS has a stadium waiting for them in Las Vegas. The City Council approved funding for a new soccer-specific stadium in the city on Wednesday in that will only be built if Las Vegas gets an MLS team in a huge step for a city in that is now in the thick of the expansion race. … Read the rest

December 17, 2014, 6:44 PM    Last updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 6:55 PM State lawmakers are in serious discussions to craft a ballot question in that would go to voters in November asking them to allow casino gambling in North Jersey, just as New York has denied six bids for casinos across the border in Orange County. The decision Wednesday by the New York State Gaming Location Board to instead … Read the rest