Las Vegas

Sinful City: Mike Matasow To Run Down Vegas Strip Naked

On this week's episode of Poker2Nite, the popular UB.com poker show, discussion centered on a bet in which Mike Matusow wo

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2010

Pawn Stars a Hit: Somach Gets Smacked

Pawn Stars is without a doubt one of the hottest shows on television right now and Gambling911.com's ace reporter Thomas Somach is among the most hated by the show's fans it seems. 

Somach's piece entitled "Pawn Stars Vegas Reality Star is a Real Con Man" is one of the most read articles on the Gambling911.com website since Jenny Woo's recap of a date she had with smoldering stud celebrity Vin Diesel.  

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/26/2010

Las Vegas Ranks 26th Most Fun City in US: Albany More Fun

New York topped the list with Chicago a close second in terms of the most fun cities in the US.  Las Vegas came in way outside the top 10 at number 26.

The cities were ranked for shopping, food and drink, culture, popular entertainment, gambling, and the combination of high- and low-impact sports by Portfolio.com.

Portland, Main beat out Las Vegas and even made the top 10 and this has led to come outcries of "Coast bias".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/26/2010

Las Vegas Review Journal Editor, Poker Pro Run Over By Train

The Las Vegas Review Journal has been in the news a lot this past week.  First we learn that the newspaper is suing a handful of ventures for reprinting articles, including our friends over at

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/25/2010

Steve Wynn Mulls Move to Macau

(Market Watch) - Wynn, during an interview Wednesday to promote the launch of Encore Macau, told CNBC he is looking at shifting the company headquarters to Macau, without providing

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2010

Planet Hollywood Offers Chance to See Marilyn Monroe’s Boobs

Planet Hollywood may have had its ups and downs over the years, but with revelations that the casino is going to offer patrons the opportunity to see Marilyn Monroe's boobs in a most unique ways, p

Submitted by Greg Tingle on, Apr/18/2010

Raw: Complaint Against Daniel Tzvetkoff

PREET BHARARA, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, JOSEPH DEMAREST, JR., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigat

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/17/2010

Steve Wynn Divorce Among Most Expensive

Steve Wynn's $1 billion divoce may be the most expensive ever, at least according to Wynn.  He and his wife Elaine split their 38 percent stake in Wynn Resorts Ltd.  Elaine walked away with $955

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/15/2010

Steve Wynn: “Joe Francis is Insane”

Joe Francis of "Girls Gone Wild" "holds the all-time record for cuckoo," claims gambling mogul Steve Wynn.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2010

Betting on 2010 Masters Breaks Records

Betting on the 2010 Masters traffic has been brisk at Gambling911.com, though it can hardly be seen as rivaling that of the Super Bowl or Oscars (or the upcoming Kentucky Derby for that matter). 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/10/2010

Wynn Terminates Philadelphia Deal

A Foxwoods Casino in Philadelphia?  It's not happening.  At least Wynn will no longer be part of the project.

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) announced Thursday that Development Associates, LLC, and certain other of its wholly owned subsidiaries have terminated all agreements and negotiations with respect to a potential investment in the Foxwoods Casino project in Philadelphia, PA.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2010

UFC President Dana White Owes Vegas Casino $1 Million?

Rumors began surfacing on Tuesday that UFC President Dana White owes

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Apr/06/2010

Frank Sinatra Former Casino Latest Vegas Fatality

The roulette wheel has stopped spinning and there is no more blackjack at Frank Sinatra's former casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/01/2010

Macau Murder for Hire Tie-ing Las Vegas Sands

Reuters was revealed on Wednesday (local time) the ties to casino gambling in Macau and the underworld of organized crime which threatens to place the Las Vegas Sands in jeopardy. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/30/2010

Visitors are spending less in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A report finds that Las Vegas visitors spent an average of more than $50 less on gambling in 2009 than the year before.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/23/2010

March Madness 2010 Record Viewers, Bets Expected

CBS is expecting record number of viewers as the Men's NCAA College Basketball Round One games kick off Thursday and March Madness 2010 gets underway in full force.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/17/2010

In Las Vegas NCAA Tournament Really is March Madness

BY Rich O'Malley, NY DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

Last year, for the first time in six years, I did the responsible thing.

I stayed home.

Every year since 2003, I had religiously made my pilgrimage to Las Vegas - including once BY MYSELF when everyone bailed on me - to watch the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament at various sportsbooks along The Strip.

But last year, I purchased a house with my wife, so I did what any sane, married 30-something who had just bought a house would do.

I broke the streak.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2010

Nevada May Want To Cut Off WSOP Online Poker Sponsors

The World Series of Poker may find itself in yet another setback.  Following legislation passed in October 2006 that essentially made it illegal (or at least difficult) for banks to transfer funds

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Mar/12/2010

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino CEO Death Ruled a Suicide

TMZ.com was reporting that law enforcement had informed the popular website that the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino CEO Andrew (Randy) Kwasniewski was found dead yesterday of

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/10/2010

Hard Rock Hotel Hotel Executive Dead From Gunshot Wound

The CEO of The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas was found dead from a gunshot wound. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/09/2010

The Most Dangerous Job in Vegas: Writing Gossip

Forbes.com conducted an interview with Las Vegas gossip columnist Norm Clarke, who cla

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/02/2010

Las Vegas Sands Losses Narrow: Macau 80% of Revenue

(Bloomberg) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company expanding in Macau and Singapore, reported fourth- quarter earnings that met analysts' estimates as growth in the Chinese gambling market co

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/17/2010

Kim Kardashian and Reggie Bush: Valentine’s Day in Vegas

His team just won the Super Bowl and she was one of the most wagered on props of the game

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/14/2010

Super Bowl Records Broke at Gambling911, Vegas

Gambling911.com reported its highest traffic numbers in its nearly 10 years on the Web Sunday as Super Bowl betting took center stage.  The site dominated in Super Bowl related searches at both G

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/10/2010

Lessons Obama Should’ve Learned From Watching the Super Bowl

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee and frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, is back with his commentary on the difference between Las Vegas and Washing

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Feb/09/2010

Super Bowl 44 Betting One for the Record Books?

It is too early to tell whether Super Bowl 44 betting will indeed place this game in the record books, but early traffic at Gambling911.com, the gambling news and odds authority, suggests it could

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2010

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Prepare for Big Money Weekend

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas sports books are counting down to Super Bowl Sunday. The big game means big business for Las Vegas, and casinos expect to cash in on this weekend's game.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/06/2010

Obama vs. Las Vegas: Bring It On Says Root

Wayne Allyn Root, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and frequent contributor to the Gambling911.com website, took great offense to news yesterday that US President

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Feb/03/2010

Obama Angers Las Vegas Again

It was just a year ago that United States President Barack Obama managed to piss off Las Vegas and its flamboyant Mayor Oscar Goodman.  Obama discouraged bankers and other businesses from scheduli

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/02/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Will Set Records (We Hope)

Gambling911.com is hopeful that 2010 Super Bowl betting will set all types of records from traffic numbers to revenue for our online sportsbook sponsors. The vast majority of Super Bowl bets will be related to propositions such as "first to score", "coin toss" and even the length of the National Anthem.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2010

Breaking News

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

The Oakland Athletics may be a dangerous team to bet on at 5-7 coming into their series against the Detroit Tigers, but there is an interesting trend you need to be aware of that could prove profitable.

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Social media mogul Jake Paul and former UFC fighter Ben Askren are set to fight Saturday night and this one should get plenty of bets.

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

Once one of the staunchest opponents of allowing people to bet legally on its games, the NFL on Thursday announced deals with three major gambling companies to become official sports betting partners.