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Mystery Vegas Gambler Keeps Betting It All on World Series, Up to $14M Riding on Game 7

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It’s Game 7 of the World Series, and everything is on the line. But forget the Dodgers and Astros players, for one mystery gambler in Las Vegas, this game could determine if a betting streak of historic proportions will pay out for the record books or ultimately end in a bust. Associated Press oddsmaker RJ…Read More

SLS Las Vegas Sale Price Tussle Means Final Deal Likely Delayed Until Q1 2018

SLS sale Q1 2018

Sales price haggling over the SLS Las Vegas may have pushed back the deal’s anticipated closing date, a spokesman for the transaction announced over the weekend. Negotiations between purchaser Alex Meruelo’s company and seller Stockbridge Capital Partners were expected to be finalized by September, but will now probably be delayed until at least early 2018. San…Read More

MGM Resorts Releases Audio of Jesus Campos Reporting ‘Shots Fired,’ Company Scrutinized for Potential Witness Tampering

MGM Resorts Jesus Campos shooting

MGM Resorts has finally released the audio recording of Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos reporting that shots had been fired from the 32nd floor on the night of October 1, when Stephen Paddock killed 58 people attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival below. The unarmed Campos was the first to arrive outside…Read More

Say ‘Hello’ to New Adele Las Vegas Residency Rumors

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Adele is about to hit the jackpot in Las Vegas. That’s if, and it’s a big if, the rumors swirling that the English singer-songwriter is being courted by a major Strip casino conglomerate are true. According to The Sun, a tabloid that has the largest daily circulation of any newspaper in the United Kingdom, Wynn…Read More

Paddy Power Pegs Atlanta as Favorite for Amazon HQ2 Location

Amazon HQ2 Odds

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 Internet retailer has Georgia on its mind. Paddy Power has made Atlanta a…Read More

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

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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 thriller,” the media outlet claims Wynn became China’s messenger in relaying a letter…Read More

Crown Resorts Refutes Allegations of Slot Machine Tampering, but Still Gives Up on Japan

Crown Resorts slot machine tampering

Crown Resorts is responding publicly to claims brought to Parliament by federal lawmaker Andrew Wilkie that the company tampered with slot machines to make terminals continually generate bets, and force gamblers into specific betting patterns by disabling buttons to alter wagering options. Wilkie revealed last week that the whistleblowers are former Crown employees at its…Read More

‘Match Poker’ Given Observer Status, First Step towards Olympic Inclusion

Ladbrokes Court of Appeal.

Could there be a day when a form of poker is seen in the Olympic Games? The game may have taken its first step on the road to inclusion this month, as an international body that says it works closely with the International Olympic Committee gave it and other lesser-known sports recognition for the first…Read More

The 13, Flamboyant Investor Stephen Hung’s Ultra-Luxury Macau Resort, Might Open Without Gambling

The 13 Macau Stephen Hung

The 13 is reportedly nearing completion on the 200 all-villa hotel, but the $1.6 billion development located south of the Cotai Strip in the Coloane Village reportedly won’t have a casino when it opens in the coming months. Speaking this week with GGRAsia, Lionel Leong, Macau’s third most senior government official who heads the city’s…Read More

Mandalay Bay Security Guard Jesus Campos Breaks His Silence with Ellen DeGeneres Interview, Says He’s Doing Better Each Day

Jesus Campos Las Vegas shooting

Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay security guard who was the first to respond to the 32nd floor the night of October 1, is finally opening up publicly, more than two weeks after mass shooter Stephen Paddock killed 58 people in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The media has been hounding…Read More

Mandalay Bay Security Guard Jesus Campos Nowhere to Be Found, Interviews Canceled at Eleventh Hour

Jesus Campos security Las Vegas shooting

Jesus Campos, the first person to arrive outside Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s Mandalay Bay suite on the 32nd floor on October 1, is staying out of public view and avoiding the media. The man who’s been hailed as a hero in limiting the carnage Paddock caused had planned to give numerous interviews late last…Read More

MGM and Las Vegas Metro Police Timelines Finally Align, Crisis Management Firm Called in by Mandalay Bay Parent

MGM Joe Lombardo Las Vegas timeline

MGM Resorts International caused plenty of controversy when it publicly corrected law enforcement’s record of the October 1 shooting at its Mandalay Bay property. After Metro Police and Sheriff Joe Lombardo revised the timeline of events surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern US history, the casino conglomerate was quick to challenge the updated account. This…Read More

Landing International Sells London’s Uber-Elite Les Ambassadeurs Casino for $320.3 Million

Les Ambassadeurs casino, London

Hong Kong-based Landing International has sold Les Ambassadeurs Club, the exclusive high-end casino in London’s affluent Mayfair district, for $320.3 million. Landing announced the sale had been completed on Wednesday. The buyer is believed to be Paul Suen Cho Hung, owner of Birmingham City, a soccer club in England’s second tier. “Les A,” as it…Read More

MGM Resorts Disputes Las Vegas Metro Revised October 1 Shooting Timeline

MGM Resorts Joe Lombardo Las Vegas

MGM Resorts, the parent company of Mandalay Bay where the October 1 shooting that killed 58 people took place, is now taking issue with the latest timeline of events as laid out by Las Vegas Metro police head and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo. On Monday, Lombardo said that Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos…Read More

NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights Play Historic First Home Game at T-Mobile, Sportsbooks Celebrate

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The National Hockey League’s Vegas Golden Knights make their home debut Tuesday night and not only are fans celebrating the city’s first major professional sports team, but so are overjoyed bettors. The expansion squad has been paying off people who were gutsy enough to place wagers on them. The Golden Knights started their season with…Read More