<!– begin mod-article-title –> Updated: October 21, 2014, 5:07 PM ET By David Purdum | ESPN.com <!– end mod-article-title –> <!– begin story body –> The NCAA, NFL & other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey. If the - leagues are granted the - temporary restraining order — & multiple legal sources believe they will — it … Read the rest

Now What, Shania Twain?

October 21, 2014

Shania Twain Shania Twain’s two-year stint at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas will be over at the - end of this year. Then she’s going to head immediately to Nashville, release a song to country radio & pick up right where she left off, right?Just kidding. Kind of.She told the - Las Vegas Sun newspaper the - success she had at Caesars has given her a assurance she had not had in years.”I really have … Read the rest

Caesars Entertainment & AEG Live have formally announced Elton John will extend his original three-year contract at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace & will return with his critically acclaimed show, “The Million Dollar Piano,” for three more years. Tickets for the - following January, March & April 2015 performances will go on sale Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.: January 16-17: Friday, Saturday January 19-20: Monday, Tuesday January 23-24: Friday, Saturday March 18, 20, 21: Wednesday, … 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

By – Associated Press -- Reports – Tuesday, October 21, 2014 LAS VEGAS NV [AP] -- Reports – A 31-year-old former Las Vegas casino worker has-been sentenced in federal court to probation & to pay a portion of about $232,000 in restitution for his role in what authorities state was an $800,000 betting fraud scheme. Matthew Kidle on Monday became the - last of three former Palms Casino Resort race & sports book employees sentenced … 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

Injured wakeboarder: ‘Beating the odds is what he does best’

Friends & family confident in paralysed wakeboarder’s recovery Brad Smeele arrived at Auckland International Airport to a waiting group of friends & family. Picture / Jason Oxenham Though injured wakeboarder Brad Smeele was given only a 1 to 2 per cent chance of recovery after a shocking accident left him quadriplegic, his friends state beating the - odds is what he does best. The 27-year-old is confined to a wheelchair after a wakeboarding trick went … Read the rest

Khan to face Alexander in Las Vegas

Amir Khan defeated Luis Collazo in his last fight 21 October 2014 Last updated at 16:10 By Mike Henson BBC Sport Amir Khan will fight American Devon Alexander in Las Vegas on 13 December as the - next step towards a meeting with undefeated Floyd Mayweather. An announcement confirming the - meeting, to be staged at Mandalay Bay Centre, is expected towards the - end of the - week. Khan, 27, pulled out of a … Read the rest