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Attorney Representing Whistleblower in Bookie Case to Appear on Vegashorsepools

Defendant owns Alabama car dealership. "I have been getting tons of questions about this case and I look forward to recording with @vegashorsepools....and I will try to address a lot of the questions I consistently get."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/25/2023

Feds Investigation Into Vegas Casinos About to Blow Up?

Feds Investigation Into Vegas Casinos About to Blow Up?

Scott Roeben of Vital Vegas posted an ominous warning this Labor Day Weekend.

Submitted by t c jackson on, Sep/03/2023

Nevada’s Infamous ‘Black Book’ Gets Its 37th Entry

Another name has just been added to Nevada’s “Black Book”, which includes a list of individuals prohibited from entering any of the Nevada's casinos.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/29/2022

There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

We knew it wouldn't be long until the dreaded Coronavirus began to take its toll on those world famous Las Vegas buffets. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2020

Suspicious Package Left at Vegas Casino Causes Travel Disruptions

Suspicious Package Left at Vegas Casino Causes Travel Disruptions

Package was left in lobby by drunk guest, authorities later confirmed

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/12/2017

Vegas Odds on NFL Draft: Sin City Allowed to Start Taking Bets in 2017

Vegas Odds on NFL Draft: Sin City Allowed to Start Taking Bets in 2017

For years now online gambling sites have enjoyed some degree of wagering action on the NFL Draft

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/11/2017

African Killer Bees Invade Vegas

African Killer Bees Invade Vegas

Dog dead, couple rushed to hospital

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/10/2017

Bill Would Allow Developer to Re-Open Revel Without License

A New Jersey legislator is pushing for a change to the state's gambling laws that would enable the owner of the former Revel casino to reopen it without getting a casino license.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/08/2017

Las Vegas Gets Absolutely Destroyed by Patriots Super Bowl LI Win

Las Vegas Gets Absolutely Destroyed by Patriots Super Bowl LI Win

To make matters worse, lots of big bets came on the Pats at huge odds after they fell way behind

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/06/2017

Adelson-Backed Vegas Stadium Pan Going to Nevada Lawmakers Next Week

Nevada lawmakers will meet next week to consider raising a hotel tax for an NFL stadium, convention center expansion and more police officers in the Las Vegas area.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/05/2016

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

Hooters Casino in Vegas Robbed a Second Time in Three Months

The Las Vegas Hooters Casino has been robbed a second time in 3 months.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2016

NHL Will Have Expansion Team in Las Vegas

The NHL is reportedly ready to bet on an expansion franchise in Las Vegas, a move that would make the league the first to put a major professional sports team in the resort city known primarily for gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/14/2016

HOODunnit? Sportsbook at Hooters in Vegas Robbed Monday Night

Hoo knew?  Hooters in Las Vegas has a sportsbook?  Well it was robbed early Monday evening.  None of the girls or patrons were harmed during the incident.

Submitted by Guest on, May/25/2016

Vegas Looking to Take Bets on eSports…. Nothing to Prevent This in Regulations

Las Vegas regulators are very interested in the prospect of betting on eSports but admit this probably won’t happen until the end of this year the earliest. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Las Vegas Mayor Confident Raiders Will Relocate to Sin City

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is certain that the Raiders will relocate from Oakland to her city.  "The Raiders will come if Nevada handles this properly," Goodman told ESPN Radio's Capital Games podcast Tuesday.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/10/2016

Cannabis Coming to Las Vegas Casinos Soon?

High Times Magazine is said to be in early talks to develop cannabis smoking lounges in Vegas casinos, though the drug is only permitted for medicinal purposes in the state at the current time.  

From the New York Times:

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/14/2016

Super Bowl Sports Betting Helps Boost Nevada Revenues

LAS VEGAS (Associated Press) — February was a lucky month for Nevada casinos, thanks to excitement over the Super Bowl and an extra day on the calendar for leap year.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/30/2016

Syphilis Outbreak in Vegas Has Folks Freaking Out

The Western Hemisphere’s biggest gaming Mecca Las Vegas is now experiencing the largest syphilis outbreak and it has health officials fearing the worst.

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Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/02/2016

Record $132.5 Million Bet on Super Bowl 50 in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Associated Press) -- So you thought the Panthers and Broncos would put up a lot more points in Super Bowl 50, that Carolina quarterback Cam Newton would score at least once and probably be named the game's most valuable player?

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/09/2016

Will The NFL Have a Team in Las Vegas Betting Odds

Bookmaker, the oldest established North American online sportsbook, has released odds on if The NFL Will Have a Team in Las Vegas following news that the Raiders may be relocating there from Oakland.

YES will pay just shy of $20 for every $10 bet.  No was coming in as the favorite at -259.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/05/2016

Las Vegas Sees 41.1 Million Visitors in 2015

LAS VEGAS – (Associated Press) - Visit Las Vegas in 2015? Count yourself among the more than 42 million people traveling to the casino corridor last year, according to the resort's biggest travel booster.

It's a number that breaks 2014's record visitation of 41.1 million based on estimates from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/03/2016

Las Vegas Attempts to Tame Rowdy Street Performers

LAS VEGAS — (Associated Press) - A bawdy gauntlet of street performers and tip-seeking costumed characters crowding Las Vegas’ Fremont Street have been driving tourists away, city leaders said today as they moved toward imposing new rules to rein in the rowdy atmosphere.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/29/2015

Disaster Averted at Vegas Cosmo: Fake Palm Trees and Cabanas Were Fire Hazards

A massive fire on the rooftop pool deck of Las Vegas’ sprawling Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino was only made worse by the fake palm trees and cabanas, fire officials ruled.


Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/26/2015

Nevada Casino Winnings Drop to $11 Billion in 2014

LAS VEGAS — (Associated Press) - Nevada's slow and steady gambling winning streak ended in 2014 with $11 billion captured behind casino cages, down 1.1 percent from a year ago.

The places where the winnings dropped or didn't is what interested David Schwartz, the director of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' Center for Gaming Research.

The Las Vegas Strip's casinos were down 16.4 percent in December to $555 million and 2.1 percent for the year to $6.4 billion, according to Gaming Control Board statistics released Friday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/30/2015

Las Vegas Ticket Drive Shows NHL Team Viable: Daniel Negreanu Pushing Hard

Efforts to bring a National Hockey League (NHL) team to Las Vegas gained support in recent days following an “unofficial” ticket drive campaign that was met with great success.

The actual ticket drive to determine whether a hockey team in Sin City to be feasible is set to begin February 10 but potential owners Bill Foley and members of the Maloof family (owners of the Palms Casino) have already hosted two receptions over the past week to identify business and civic leaders placed in charge of making sure word gets out about the ticket drive.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/21/2015

Woman Who Killed ‘Elvis’ Due in Court: Popular Poker Dealer Shot Dead

Joseph 'Elvis' Levine, 56, nicknamed for his uncanny resemblance to the late singer Elvis Presley, was fatally shot last week in his Las Vegas home.  Now his killer has appeared in court.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/08/2014

Nevada Gambling Revenue Inches Upwards in July

LAS VEGAS — (Associated Press) - State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up less than 1 percent in July compared with the same month last year.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday that the state's casinos brought in $932 million last month. Las Vegas Strip gambling revenue was up 5 percent to $563 million, while downtown Las Vegas revenue was down 3 percent to $38 million.

Reno casino revenue was down 2 percent in July to $48 million, and South Lake Tahoe gambling revenue dove 23 percent to $25 million.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/28/2014

Las Vegas is Getting an NHL Team by 2017

According to a report in the Vancouver Province newspaper, expansion of the NHL to Las Vegas is a "done deal.''

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/27/2014

Las Vegas Goes Gay

LAS VEGAS (Associated Press) — While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they — and their money — are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/21/2014

MGM Shares Gaining Tuesday Following Big Earnings Win News

MGM shares rose as much as 2.5% on news that the gambling resort raked in more cash in Vegas thanks to higher occupancy rates, loftier room prices and a stronger percentage of gambling wins.

The company enjoyed a per-share profit of 21 cents during the second quarter of this year following a lagging start.

MGM also owns the Mirage, Luxor and Mandalay Bay.  Occupancy rates in those establishments were up 96% the last quarter, while average room rates rose to $141 from $134.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/05/2014

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