Facebook posts on Vegas poker trip lead to $340,000 defamation payout for Nicholas Polias

Nicholas Polias, far right, with his legal team, in addition to Sue Chrysanthou, far left, and Bridgette Regener. Photo: Louise Hall A poker player awarded $340,000 in damages after suing four of his former friends for defamation following comments posted on Facebook about a trip to Las Vegas has warned people to “be very careful about what you write on social media”. Nicholas Polias asserted he was “ecstatic” after NSW … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jacob Parker scored 16 on Thursday night, and Stephen F. Austin snapped a three-game losing streak, beating Prairie View 73-61 in the Las Vegas Invitational.Tanner Clayton’s 3-pointer capped a 15-0 run midway through the 2nd half in that put the Lumberjacks (2-3) up 57-37.Prairie View (0-6) answered with eight straight to cut the deficit to 12, yet the Bulldogs couldn’t get it down … Read the rest

I recently returned from my 1st poker cruise, one in that was hosted by Ante Up Magazine. I taught three hourlong seminars, each one starting at 9 a.m., a time of day when normal people on cruise ships do things like eat breakfast and go on shore excursions. One of my own shore excursions started around noon and was led by a guide not sponsored by the cruise. I wound … Read the rest

[unable to retrieve full-text content]AUSTRALIAN-LISTED miner Tigers Realm is not letting politics get in the way of business in Russia

Read the rest…Miner defies odds on coal and RussiaRead the rest

Schatz: Updated NFL playoff projections

Saints still in; Niners and Seahawks still out; Pats are new SB favorites Originally Published: November 25, 2014 By Aaron Schatz | Football Outsiders <!– begin free preview text –> Chuck Cook/USA TODAY SportsDespite their 4-7 record, the Saints’ playoff chances are better than 50-50.<!– end wide photo –> Each year at Football Outsiders, we do our 1st playoff odds simulation for our annual yearly book, the Football Outsiders Almanac. … Read the rest

Black Friday hours for Las Vegas area

(AP Image) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Before you brave the crowds to snag Black Friday deals, take a look through our list of operating hours for very popular stores in the Las Vegas Valley.  Please note in that these hours are subject to alter by the retailer, and hours may vary from one location to another. We recommend calling the store or checking its website to confirm the hours of … Read the rest

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championships of Amateur MMA are once again headed to Las Vegas. According to a press release issues by the IMMAF, the 2015 Championships will take place during the UFC’s International Fight Week in conjuction with the UFC 189 pay-per-view agreed to be scheduled for July 11. International Fight Week is set for July 7 through 12 in Las Vegas. Earlier this year, over … Read the rest

Lani Misalucha might leave PH again next year

Although she is just about to stage her comeback concert next week, Asia’s Nightingale Lani Misalucha asserted her show might be her last grand performance before she leaves the country again. In an interview with Lani during a recent press conference for her concert, she revealed in that she and her team are currently finalizing their performance line up for Las Vegas. “‘Yung mga ganyang show sa Las Vegas next … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — More than 300,000 visitors are expected to visit Las Vegas over the holiday weekend. But the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority asserted the valley has more vacant rooms during Thanksgiving than a typical weekend. According to the LVCVA, of the 52 weekends, last year’s Thanksgiving ranked 37th in terms of hotel occupancy. But if you ask the folks visiting this year, they say it … Read the rest

Tourists hit Las Vegas buffets for a day of feasting

Kimberly Pierceall / AP Josh Wells, 32, of Oklahoma City sits at a table with family and friends eating an unconventional Thanksgiving feast at the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. By Kimberly Pierceall, Associated Press Published Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 | 3:31 p.m. Updated 2 hours, 22 minutes ago Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city’s mega-buffets to pile … Read the rest