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Tiger Woods May Have Been Down $250,000 in Las Vegas

Word on the street is that Tiger Woods returned to Las Vegas this past weekend and may have been down as much as $250,000 at Mandalay Bay.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/03/2011

Las Vegas Hotels Bed Bugs: Who’s Got Them?

Heading to Las Vegas and looking to stay at a bed bug free hotel?  There is a site that actually monitors Las Vegas hotel bed bugs activity, although it’s difficult to determine the accuracy of some commenting.


Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/25/2011

Land-based Poker Rooms Report Modest Increases Since Online Poker Crackdown

With last week’s crackdown on the three biggest online poker rooms, some of the biggest beneficiaries have been the Vegas card rooms.

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Apr/22/2011

Nevada Bill Would Expand Gambling to Hotel Rooms

(Associated Press) - Gamblers could take the games back to their hotel rooms if a new bill passes.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/06/2011

Full Tilt Poker Aligns Itself With Station Casinos, UFC Founders

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/04/2011

Wynn Partnership with PokerStars Would be Win-Win for Both Companies

The Vegas marriages are starting to heat up, only they’re not taking place in tiny little chapels with would be ministers.

Casino giant Wynn Resorts announced Thursday its newly formed alliance with online poker’s biggest firm, PokerStars, following word that the Nevada state regulatory body had approved a similar arrangement between European i-Gaming behemoth and Caesar’s Entertainment.  PartyPoker and MGM had entered into a similar alliance last year. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/25/2011

Gambling Business: James Packer Won’t Pursue Vegas Again

The sharp as a sharks tooth James Packer has dismissed a return to the the embattled and politically red hot American gaming market. At least, for the near future, but never say never.

The likable executive chairman of Crown Limited issued the statement in the hard to forget aftermath of the firms horrendous AU$3 billion (US$2.99 billion) expansion into the United States before the global financial crisis. You know, the one that George W's leadership saw in, and the same one that Barack Omama inherited.

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Mar/22/2011

PokerStars Goes All-In Nevada: Obstacles Are Great

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/21/2011

Pawn Stars Being Investigated by US Agents re: Missile Buy

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/16/2011

Fox News Las Vegas: Pawn Stars Missile Guidance System Purchase “Not Illegal”

One of the most popular shows on Cable Television, the History Channel’s Pawn Stars, is raising eyebrows once again.

Sources close to FOX411 out of Las Vegas confirm that the show (and local pawn shop institution) has purchased a missile guidance system used on F-4 Phantom fighter planes.  That purchase is 100 percent “not illegal”, according to the show’s producer.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/16/2011

Las Vegas Strip January Casino Gambling Revenue Falls 2.5 Percent

(Bloomberg) - Las Vegas Strip gambling revenue fell 2.5 percent in January in the third straight monthly decline as the city faces an uneven recovery after a record gambling slump.
Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2011

Spring Break Hits Las Vegas

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/09/2011

Las Vegas Odds on the 2011 Oscars: Not Yet

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/25/2011

Another Vegas Chip Robbery: This Time At The Rio

A fake-mustached man robbed the Rio Casino in Las Vegas out of $36,000 in chips just weeks after the alleged infamous Bellagio chip robber was arrested.

Authorities say that the man entered the Rio Casino Thursday morning wearing a fedora, sun glasses and fake mustache.  He pulled out a gun after a dealer attempted to stop the holdup.  The robber escaped via a taxi cab.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/24/2011

Bellagio Chip Bandit Hearing Suspended Until Next Month

A preliminary hearing for Anthony M. Carleo has been suspended until next month.  Carleo is charged with a brazen $1.5 million armed chip robbery at the Bellagio Hotel in December.

Defense attorney Bill Terry was granted time to speak with an informant who was at several alleged meetings that took place between Carleo and an undercover Las Vegas Metro police officer. 

Carleo was arrested on February 3 after attempting to sell the stolen chips to the undercover officer.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/23/2011

Nevada Gambling Revenue Rises, Atlantic City Falls

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/10/2011

$87.5 Million Bet On This Year’s Super Bowl in Las Vegas

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/08/2011

Bellagio Chip Bandit a Real “Bozo”: Appears in Court

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/08/2011

America’s Most Dumbest: Bellagio Chip Bandit’s Downfall

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/05/2011

Alleged Bellagio Chip Bandit Unmasked: We Have His Booking Photo

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2011

Judge’s Son Arrested in Brazen Bellagio Casino Chips Robbery

The son of a Las Vegas municipal judge was arrested during the overnight hours Wednesday in connection with the December's $1.5 million Bellagio casino heist.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2011

Joe Francis - Indicted Over Alleged $2M Gambling Debt

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Feb/02/2011

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