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Donations Pouring in from Businesses, Celebrities, and Everyday People for Las Vegas Victims, First Responders

Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commissioner

The outpouring of support from the Las Vegas residents, celebrities, and businesses in response to Sunday night’s deadly massacre at the Route 91 Harvest festival was immediate and extensive. More than $14 million has already been pledged to charities helping victims and first responders, and people responded so quickly to requests for blood donations that…Read More

George Foreman Challenges Actor Stephan Seagal to Fight

George Foreman, Steven Seagal

Let’s get ready to stumble! Or bumble, because 68-year-old George Foreman challenged 65-year-old actor and martial artist Steven Seagal to a 10-round senior citizen boxing match in Las Vegas. The former heavyweight champion issued the proposition on his Twitter account Monday. While Foreman’s idea was quickly mocked on social media, he appeared serious. His first…Read More

Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner, Frequent Las Vegas Visitor and Former Casino Owner, Dead at 91

Hugh Hefner dead at 91

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has gone to that great lingerie party in the sky. The multimillionaire who brought to life the soft-core, meticulously photoshopped genre of impossibly beautiful women died Wednesday at his Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, according to the lifestyle and entertainment company he founded in 1953. The “American Icon,” as Playboy referenced…Read More

South Korea’s $1.8 Billion Shinhwa World Casino on Jeju Island to Open in December

Jeju Shinhwa World official opening December

Jeju Shinhwa World, the $1.8 billion integrated resort currently under construction on the South Korean holiday island of Jeju, has announced that its “official opening” will take place on December 8. The casino rolled out an initial phase soft opening in April, with the launch of a 344-units of luxury accommodation, known as Somerset Jeju…Read More

Paddy Power’s Trump-Designated Oddsmaker Covers Contingencies You Never Imagined

Donald Trump odds Paddy Power

Donald Trump odds at Irish bookmaker Paddy Power cover just about every conceivable happening these days, with a “Head of Trump Betting” at the online operator tasked with setting lines on everything from his relationship with Melania to the measurements of his First Member. Notorious for offering seemingly absurd lines through its novelty division, Paddy…Read More

Comedian Kevin Hart, Las Vegas Headliner and PokerStars Ambassador, Extricates Himself From Extortion Attempt, Claims He Has ‘Target on His Back’

Kevin Hart extortion Las Vegas

Comedian Kevin Hart, a PokerStars ambassador and Las Vegas performing mainstay, is fighting back against an alleged extortion attempt by a person who obtained video of the actor behaving inappropriately with a woman in a hotel suite in Sin City. What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas, and for the married Hart, whose…Read More

Genting World Dream Casino Ship Plots Maiden Voyage in Asian Gambling Seas

Genting’s World Dream, ready to set sail in November

The World Dream, a mammoth 151,000-ton ocean liner built for Genting Hong Kong, is complete and ready to set sail, adding a major new player to Asia’s casino landscape, or maybe seascape. The 18-story boat left its construction shipyard in Germany in late August, and since then has floated down the River Ems to the…Read More

MGM Launches ‘Welcome to the Show’ Promo Targeting Nongaming Millenials

MGM Resorts brand campaign

MGM Resorts wants to make it very clear in its latest over-the-top marketing ploy that it’s not merely in the casino or hotel business, but rather in the more expansive “Holy Sh*t Business.” In the conglomerate’s first-ever corporate branding video that premiered to TV viewers during Sunday’s ratings fiasco of the Emmy Awards, MGM’s Welcome to…Read More

OJ Simpson Signed Photo From Botched Palace Station Robbery Attempt Now for Sale

OJ Simpson memoribilia for sale

Even as former football hero OJ Simpson waits for his parole date in October, a Planet Hollywood memorabilia store owner on the Las Vegas Strip says it has a signed collectible picture of Simpson that the Hall of Famer tried to reclaim in the infamous 2007 robbery at Palace Station. The 8-x-10 inch photo of…Read More

Weekend College Football Betting Opens with Ohio State as Favorite over Oklahoma

Baker Mayfield and JT Barrett

When Ohio State and Oklahoma kick off in Columbus on Saturday at 7:30 pm ET, two traditional powers will go toe-to-toe under the lights at “The Shoe” in front of 100,000-plus screaming Buckeye fans and a nationwide television audience on ABC. It’s the Buckeyes versus the Sooners, the Big Ten versus the Big 12, scarlet…Read More

British Bookmakers Offer Odds, as Kate Middleton and Prince William Announce Third Royal Pregnancy

Princess Kate royal family

The former Kate Middleton, aka the Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William, is less than three months pregnant with the royal couple’s third child, and the announcement already has overseas sports betting shops offering up odds on the upcoming baby’s sex and name possibilities. Early Monday morning, the Duchess and Prince William (also…Read More

Fans Sue Showtime Over Mayweather-McGregor Pay-Per-View Difficulties

Mayweather-McGregor pay-per-view

In complaints filed in separate US federal courts, two boxing fans have opened potential class-action lawsuits against cable TV network Showtime, saying the poor quality of the livestream deprived them of seeing the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. In one of the most heavily hyped fights in history, an estimated five million people…Read More

Mayweather Could Join Billionaire Athletes Club after McGregor Fight

Floyd "Money" Mayweather

In what could amount to one of the most envious golden parachutes, Floyd Mayweather could be set to retire a billionaire. The boxer is reportedly going to make $300-$400 million in total from his victorious fight with Conor McGregor, and in doing so would join an exclusive list of athletes to have achieved such a…Read More

Massachusetts Woman Makes Lottery History as Sole Winner of $759 Million Powerball

$758.7 Million Powerball winner Mavis Wanczyk

A single winner bought a ticket at a gas station in Massachusetts to claim a Powerball prize that made for the biggest individual lottery win of all time. Mavis Wanczyk, 53, came forward on Thursday to reveal that she held the winning ticket, worth an estimated $758.7 million. She purchased her ticket at Pride Station and…Read More

Zombies, Zombies Everywhere, as MGM Aims to Cash In on Virtual Undead

Zero Latency’s Zombie Survival comes to MGM Grand

Zombies will soon be infesting downtown Las Vegas and the Strip. But before you stock up on canned foods, medicine, and weapons, rest assured these representatives of the ravenous undead are here purely to entertain. For a few weeks now, the “Fear the Walking Dead Survival Experience” on Fremont Street has been offering visitors a…Read More