<!– begin mod-article-title –> Updated: October 23, 2014, 12:38 AM ET By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com <!– end mod-article-title –> <!– begin story body –> UFC female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will seek her fifth title defense against the - undefeated Cat Zingano at UFC 182 on Jan. 3 in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White confirmed the - bout to UFC Tonight on Wednesday. The pay-per-view event will take place at MGM GrandRead the rest

A gambling addict who stole her father’s $91,000 nest egg has-been jailed. Fiona Margaret Wilton, 42, who is moreover known as Fiona Teal, was sentenced today in Masterton District Court after pleading guilty to two representative charges of theft from a human being in a special relationship & one of unlawfully using a document. Each carries a maximum sentence of seven years of time imprisonment. It was her 2nd dishonesty conviction, having been sentenced to … Read the rest

Judge Cheryl Moss FACEBOOK LAS VEGAS, NV — — Early voting for the - November 4 general elections started here Saturday, October 18, with a very popular Filipino grocery store designated as one of the - polling places. A Filipino-American is on the - ballot in one of the - positions at stake in this state’s premier city, & voting materials are available in Tagalog in a recognition of the - growing political muscle of … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS NV [AP] -- Reports — LA CA Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, & a police investigation of a man’s complaint in that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub shouldn’t distract the - team.The Clippers issued a acknowledgment from Rivers before the - team’s home exhibition game against the - Phoenix Suns.He says he’s very confident things … Read the rest

Blake Griffin being investigated for alleged altercation in Las Vegas Kurt Helin Oct 22, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT 1 Comment Blake Griffin The LA CA Clippers were in Las Vegas last weekend, taking on the - Denver Nuggets at the - Mandalay Bay Events Center. After the - game ended, well, it was still early in Las Vegas so Blake Griffin was among a number of players from both teams who went out on the … Read the rest

Baccarat to EB-5, Asian Money Bankrolls Las Vegas Revival

Las Vegas is coming back from an extended slump, with Asians providing a huge boost on both sides of the - gaming table. Asian players have made baccarat the - biggest game in Vegas, & Asian investors are behind new projects. One key indicator of the - comeback is the - late August opening of SLS Las Vegas, the - 1st new resort on the - Strip sine Cosmopolitan debuted in 2010. Owner SBE Entertainment, … Read the rest

Las Vegas Weekly, VEGAS INC websites are finalists in EPPY Awards

Steve Marcus The Greenspun Media Group logo is displayed at the - GMG offices in Henderson, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. By Sun Staff (contact) Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 | 7 p.m. Two Greenspun Media Group websites have been named finalists for Editor & Publisher’s EPPY Awards, the - top honor in online journalism. The sites, lasvegasweekly.com & vegasinc.com, were selected in the - categories of Best Entertainment Website with less than 1 million unique monthly … Read the rest

Macau’s casinos crush Las Vegas

The former Portuguese colony of 600,000 people is almost entirely dependent on gambling. <!– main –> HONG KONG (CNNMoney) Las Vegas has 1st class shopping, dining & nightlife. But for serious gamblers, Macau holds all the - aces. The city’s $45 billion casino industry is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas, & eye-popping growth has attracted the - biggest players, in addition to Las Vegas Sands & Wynn Resorts. Gambling in the - former … Read the rest

Vladimir Putin has outmaneuvered his opponents & humiliated Ukraine by continuing to back pro-Russian separatists & flouting a cease-fire, making it crucial in that sanctions on Russia remain firm, France’s ambassador to the - U.S. asserted today. The Russian president “has won 'cause we were not ready to die for Ukraine, while apparently he was,” Ambassador Gerard Araud asserted at a Bloomberg Government breakfast in Washington, in remarks he asserted represented his personal opinion. Echoing … Read the rest

Cat Zingano’s long road to a UFC title possibility now has a date, & it’s on what looks to be the - biggest UFC event since the - end of 2013.In a report on UFC Tonight by Ariel Helwani, Dana White confirmed the - Ronda Rousey vs. Zingano UFC women’s bantamweight title fight would take place at UFC 182, on Jan. 3, at the - MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.The fight will be … Read the rest