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‘What Happens in Vegas’ Slogan Shelved Indefinitely as City Seeks New Message After Shooting Tragedy

For 15 years, the world has known “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” But in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Las Vegas has decided that potential visitors won’t be seeing that slogan again anytime soon.... Staff Writer October 24, 2017
Amazon HQ2 Odds

Paddy Power Pegs Atlanta as Favorite for Amazon HQ2 Location

With more than 200 proposed locations for Amazon’s second headquarters, there’s plenty of uncertainty over what city the company will choose. But according to Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, a clear favorite has emerged in the race, and they think the world’s largest... Staff Writer October 24, 2017
Atlantic City casino market saturation

Gaming Analysts Worried Atlantic City Set to Become Oversaturated Again

Atlantic City is presently home to seven casinos after five shuttered their floors between 2014 and last fall in the wake of the US recession. Gambling expansion in neighboring states also played a role, as the new gambling venues presumably poached bettors... Staff Writer October 24, 2017
Justin Timberlake Super Bowl Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake Headlining Super Bowl Halftime Show, Wardrobe Malfunction, Janet Odds Released

Justin Timberlake is returning to the Super Bowl Halftime Show 14 years after he notoriously participated in the big game's most famous and controversial performance in NFL history. The NFL confirmed this week that Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl LII Halftime... Staff Writer October 24, 2017
Steve Wynn Donald Trump China letter

Steve Wynn Reportedly Assisted China in Deportation Effort, Hand Delivered Letter From Beijing to President Trump

Casino billionaire Steve Wynn allegedly aided the Chinese government in trying to convince President Donald Trump to deport one of its citizens supposedly living in the United States. In an investigative report by The Wall Street Journal deemed "worthy of a spy... Staff Writer October 24, 2017
13 Holdings Stephen Hung Macau

Shares of 13 Holdings Down 80 Percent in 2017 as Founder Seeks Cash to Finish Macau Resort

Shares of 13 Holdings traded on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange have lost 80 percent of their value in 2017, as the company's marquee project, the ultra-modern Macau luxury resort The 13, remains unfinished and underfunded. Flamboyant businessman Stephen Hung, a former... Staff Writer October 23, 2017
LA Dodgers headed to the 2017World Series

Los Angeles Dodgers Slight Favorites Over Houston Astros to Win Baseball World Series

After an impressive performance defeating the defending champion Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers are a slight favorite to defeat the Houston Astros in the World Series, which begins Tuesday. The Dodgers opened at minus-175 at... Staff Writer October 23, 2017
Riverwind casino tornado damage

Tornado Rips Through Oklahoma Casino During Beach Boys Concert

A sold-out Beach Boys show at the Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma, was interrupted by a small tornado Saturday night. The unexpected visitor ripped the roof off the casino, damaging more than 800 slots, video poker, and other gaming machines. A hotel... Staff Writer October 23, 2017
MGM Resorts Connecticut casino

MGM Resorts Pushes Forward on Connecticut Casino, Asks Bridgeport Locals for Support

MGM Resorts is aiding in the Springfield, Massachusetts, revitalization process by way of its $960 million investment in constructing an integrated casino resort that will create thousands of jobs and generate new wealth for the local area. And this week, MGM revealed... Staff Writer October 23, 2017
Penn State Notre Dame college football odds

Penn State and Notre Dame Impress, Alabama Still Strong Favorites for National Championship

#2 Penn State made easy work of Big Ten rivals #19 Michigan on Saturday before a record Beaver Stadium crowd of 110,823. The Nittany Lions' first win against a ranked opponent this year delivered some validation to the team's high ranking, and... Staff Writer October 23, 2017