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Early Super Bowl Bets Popping Up, Sports Books Sticking with Patriots

Tom Brady

Though there are two games this weekend to decide who will go to Super Bowl LII on Feb. 2 in Minneapolis, MN some online sports books have already posted odds for potential matchups. Much like the rest of the year they are solidly leaning towards the New England Patriots. Bovada.lv thinks the defending champions will…Read More

Lucky Dragon in Foreclosure, Asian-Themed Casino to Be Auctioned Off Next Month

Lucky Dragon Las Vegas foreclosure

After a much ballyhooed launch less than two years ago, the Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino is facing foreclosure, and the off-Strip Asian-themed resort could have a new owner as early as next month.    After closing its casino and restaurants less than two weeks ago, with Lucky Dragon reps at the time claiming the…Read More

Las Vegas Mass Shooting Investigation Takes a New Turn, Metro May File Charges

Las Vegas mass shooting charges

Up until recently, the public has been told that Las Vegas mass shooting gunman Stephen Paddock acted alone the night of October 1 when he fired on a huge crowd below from his 32nd story Mandalay Bay suite. But in court this week, lawyers for the city’s Metro Police Department revealed criminal charges could be…Read More

New England Patriots Large Favorite in AFC Championship, Minnesota Picked to Beat Philadelphia

Tom Brady

New England opened as a 9-point pick to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship, while Minnesota is a 3 ½-point selection to defeat Philadelphia in the NFC Championship. Both the Patriots and the Vikings are the top picks in their conference to win the Super Bowl. The defending Super Bowl champion Patriots have…Read More

Stephen Paddock Mandalay Bay Shooting Investigation Reveals Long-Range Planning, But Still No Motive

Stephen Paddock worked diligently to cover his tracks in the months leading up to his October 1 Mandalay Bay massacre, but in newly released court documents, it appears his girlfriend Marilou Danley was at least tangentially involved in his passion for weaponry. Ahead of Her Time Among more than 300 pages of investigative information made…Read More

Scientists Looking Into Implants, Nasal Sprays to Combat Gambling Addiction

problem gambling implant spray

It’s no secret that while most adults have no problem enjoying gambling responsibly, a small percentage of people can develop addictions that cause them to become compulsive gamblers. But scientists around the globe are looking into ways to treat or prevent these problems, with a couple of unusual solutions making headlines just this week. A…Read More

Russia Eases Tax Filing Requirements for Casinos in Effort to Attract New Investment

Russia casino tax Valdimir Putin

Russia no longer requires casinos to withhold taxes from gamblers who win at least R15,000 ($237). The modification is presumably an effort by the federal government to spur new gaming investment, as Russia’s recently liberated commercial market remains stagnant. President Vladimir Putin signed the casino tax law amendment just before the end of 2017. The…Read More

Paddy Power Sets 500-1 Line on World Ending in 2018, as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un Lock Horns

Paddy Power nuclear button odds Trump

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power wants to know what the end of the world is worth to bettors. To that end, the operator has set odds for the planet ceasing to exist before break of day on January 1, 2019. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un escalated their mutual nuclear threats this week,…Read More

UFC President Dana White Claims Talks Happening with Floyd Mayweather for MMA Fight

dana white, floyd mayweather

Floyd Mayweather might be retired from boxing but UFC President Dana White said Wednesday the undefeated pugilist is interested in fighting in Mixed Martial Arts. The 40-year-old athlete quickly shot down White’s claim, but his denial didn’t sound like he was totally adverse to the idea. It began Wednesday when the head of the UFC…Read More

London Casino Playboy Bunny Told to Hop Off After Affair with Married Millionaire Mogul Comes to Light

London Playboy club

25-year-old London Playboy Club casino bunny Victoria Jack lost her job as a croupier there after she broke the cardinal rule of table hopping and fraternized with a wealthy (and she says, unknown to her) married customer. It’s an iron-clad rule at the club, and dealers must agree to abide by it when they work…Read More

Lady Gaga Nearing Las Vegas Residency Deal With MGM Resorts

Lady Gaga Las Vegas residency

Superstar Lady Gaga is reportedly ready to sign with MGM Resorts for a 36-show Las Vegas residency at the company’s rebranded Monte Carlo. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the deal will pay her around $400,000 per performance, for a total compensation of $14.4 million. The residency will kick off sometime late next year. Online…Read More

Las Vegas’ Lucky Dragon Casino Low on Luck, as Asian-Themed Resort Reportedly Struggling

Lucky Dragon Las Vegas casino

The Lucky Dragon on West Sahara Avenue, located just steps from Las Vegas Boulevard, opened with much fanfare a year ago this month. But by all apparent signs, the Strip’s first newly constructed casino to debut in some six years has failed to live up to expectations. The 203-room boutique hotel and 27,500-square-foot casino floor…Read More

Fontainebleau Becomes Project Blue with Hope for Revitalized North Las Vegas Strip

Fontainebleau

The new owners of the Fontainebleau have renamed it Project Blue and are hoping to get the abandoned resort project in the black. New York developer Steve Witkoff and Miami investment firm New Valley are resuming construction and there may be hope that the long-vacated tower on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip might be…Read More

Rumored Revel Atlantic City Owners Apply for Casino License, Pay 100K Nonrefundable Application Fee

Revel Atlantic City Glenn Straub

If the alleged new owners of Revel Atlantic City are indeed simply creating news for their real estate firm and balking at buying the shuttered $2.4 billion casino resort, as current owner Glenn Straub claims, they certainly have some rather deep pockets. This week, Moody’s Investors Service said a Denver-based entity named AC Ocean Walk…Read More

Las Vegas Strip Restaurateur Mario Batali Admits to Groping Female Employees

Mario Batali sexual misconduct

Haute cuisine impresario Mario Batali says he’s stepping aside from the day-to-day operations of his more than two dozen restaurants, which include three on the Las Vegas Strip, after admitting that sexual misconduct allegations made against the celebrity chef are true. ABC has also placed the famed chef on hiatus from its hit daytime cooking talk…Read More