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Funeral Today for Tourist Kirk Henry, Paralyzed After 2001 Las Vegas Strip Club Attack, Still Owed Millions by Owner

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Las Vegas tourist Kirk Henry, owed millions in damages by an allegedly Mob-connected Vegas strip club owner, died last month having only received a fraction of his compensation money, the Las Vegas Review-Journal revealed this week. In September 2001, Henry, a computer cable salesman from Kansas, was left paralyzed from the neck down after being…Read More

Mayweather vs. McGregor Speculation Continues, UFC President Dana White Says Fight Will Happen

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The Mayweather vs. McGregor fight is going to happen, at least that’s if you believe UFC President Dana White. Retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC champ Conor McGregor have been engaged in a nasty social media war over the last several months. The two fighters have routinely posted petty tweets and Instagram messages about…Read More

Macau Hotel Room Supply Expected to Increase Nearly 40 Percent

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The number of Macau hotel rooms available for occupancy is expected to increase by 39 percent over the next several years. That’s according to a new report from the local government in the Special Administrative Region that cites ongoing construction of 17 hotel projects, plus an additional 32 properties in development. GGRAsia, an online media…Read More

Crown Resorts Exec Rumored to Have Been Collecting Debts When Arrested

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Crown Resorts executive Jason O’Connor is rumored to have been in China last fall to collect on VIP gambling debts incurred by patrons who participated in the Australian gaming company’s junket schemes. That’s according to a new report from “Four Corners,” a journalism television series that airs in Australia. The program talked to experts on…Read More

Sands Bethlehem Reportedly on Sheldon Adelson’s Chopping Block

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Sands Bethlehem, the most profitable casino in Pennsylvania, is reportedly being pursued by an unidentified buyer. The resort is owned by billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands empire, and is the company’s only non-Las Vegas domestic property. Sands Bethlehem CEO Mark Juliano informed employees through an email this week that a sale was possible. Ron…Read More

Oakland Raiders Score New Stadium Proposal in Bay Area

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The Oakland Raiders are ready to pack their bags for Las Vegas, but one private investment firm is hoping to convince the storied franchise to stay put in California. Fortress Investment Group, a publicly traded investment management firm based in New York City, is working with former NFL star and Hall of Fame member Ronnie…Read More

Johnny Manziel Pleads His Case to NFL Teams, Odds Favor Comeback

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Johnny Manziel is one of the most famous figures in all of football despite throwing only seven touchdowns in his career. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner was released by the Cleveland Browns a year ago this month, but over the last 12 months, Johnny Football says he’s gotten his life back in order. That apparently…Read More

Death by Selfie: How Kim Jong-nam’s Facebook ‘Casino Selfies’ May Have Done Him In

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As the shocking facts of the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, continue to unfold, it’s looking more and more like his love of Facebook and documenting casinos he’d visited may have hastened his demise. His habit of posting his travels photographically may have made it that much…Read More

Brandon Steven, 2010 WSOP Main Event Top-10 Poker Player, Subject of Federal Investigation

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Kansas businessman and well-known poker player Brandon Steven is under surveillance by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), and he apparently wants the world to know about it. Media outlets in Kansas have published a letter this week provided by Steven that clearly shows his involvement in a federal investigation. According to the document, the…Read More

North Korea Deals a Last Hand to Kim Jong Un’s Casino-Loving Half-Brother, Assassinated in Malaysia

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North Korean dictator and anti-gambling hardliner Kim Jong Un’s more fun-loving half-brother Kim Jong-nam was headed to Macau, presumably for a gambling junket, when he was reportedly assassinated on Tuesday at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. Though details of the murder are still developing, the latest reports claim two women approached the exiled…Read More

Charlie Sheen, James Caan Among Hollywood Celebs Reportedly Caught Up in Mafia Gambling Sting Saga

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A group of sports-betting A-lister Hollywood celebrities may be about to receive a dose of unwanted publicity, following the arrest in December of 13 alleged Genovese Mafia members and associates on illegal gambling charges. According to a gossip site Radar Online source, high-profile stars, including Charlie Sheen, James Caan, Larry David, Tony Danza, and Simpsons…Read More

Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Reaches Deal to Box Conor McGregor in Las Vegas

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Floyd Mayweather isn’t scared to step into the ring to fight Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) Conor McGregor. He just wants to be paid in Mayweather fashion for doing so. After months of speculation, “Money” has reportedly come to financial terms with McGregor to go one-on-one with the 28-year-old mixed martial artist. The announcement, first reported by…Read More

Political Betting Revenue Surges Big League Overseas, Thanks to President Trump

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Political betting at overseas sportsbooks in Britain and the EU is booming, thanks to America’s ever-controversial presidency of Donald Trump. The 45th commander-in-chief is one of the most polarizing White House occupants in history, and oddsmakers continue to gladly accept wagers on the eventual outcome of his tenure. And gamblers are happy to play along. UK…Read More

Did Steve Wynn Donate $7 Million of Wynn Resorts Stock to Fund Trump Inauguration?

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Steve Wynn gave away $7 million worth of shares in Wynn Resorts to an unknown party one month before Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The transaction was listed as a “charitable gift,” prompting speculation that Wynn, who declared he was sitting on the fence during the presidential election…Read More

Sheldon Adelson Has Withdrawn From Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Plan

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Sheldon Adelson has withdrawn his pledge of $650 million from the proposed NFL stadium project in Las Vegas that is trying to entice the Oakland Raiders to move to Sin City. Along with Adelson’s $650 million, the remaining $1.9 billion project was slated to be funded by $750 million in Clark County tax revenue, and…Read More