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Las Vegas Shooting Victim Sues MGM, Gunman’s Estate, and Bump Stock Manufacturer in First Post-Tragedy Lawsuit

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Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting survivor Paige Gasper is taking the lead in filing a lawsuit against companies she believes are at fault for allowing perpetrator Stephen Paddock to carry out the deadliest gun attack in modern US history. MGM Resorts International, along with other companies Gasper believes are implicated in the…Read More

Roger Goodell Encourages NFL Teams to Stand During National Anthem, Super Bowl Kneeling Odds Stand Tall

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is asking league owners and chief executives to encourage their players to stand during the national anthem. In a letter dated October 10, football’s top executive said standing honors the flag and the country, and fans expect players to show such respect. “It is an important moment in our game,” Goodell…Read More

MGM Resorts Disputes Las Vegas Metro Revised October 1 Shooting Timeline

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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

High-Stakes Belgian Cops Stole Identities for Online Gambling

Belgian police officers stole identities to gamble online

In Belgium, at least 30 police officers are under investigation by the country’s gambling commission over allegations they stole the identities of hundreds Belgian citizens to open online gambling accounts. Law enforcement agents are prohibited from participating in all forms of gambling in Belgium and their national registration numbers appear on a blacklist distributed among…Read More

Regulator Memo: Organized Crime Using Vancouver Casinos for Money Laundering

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Organized crime in British Columbia’s casinos is a “viable threat to public safety,” according to a memo sent by Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch intelligence to a minister of the provincial government in April. The memo was obtained this week by Canada’s Postmedia via a freedom of information request. And though it was significantly redacted in…Read More

Las Vegas Casinos, Police Working Together to Assess Security in Shooting Aftermath

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As Las Vegas tries to move forward after last week’s massacre on the Strip, police are still investigating what happened while working with casino security operations to figure out what happens next. Changes to security tactics are inevitable, and determining best practices will rely on coordinated efforts between federal agencies, local law enforcement, and private…Read More

Mandalay Bay Shooting Timeline Changes, as Stephen Paddock Past Testimony Comes to Light

Stephen Paddock New Information Emerges

In a new twist, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo revealed on Monday that the gunfire aimed towards a security guard from inside the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on October 1 preceded the shooting on the crowd below. Gunman Stephen Paddock first discharged some 200 rounds at a hotel security guard who approached his room…Read More

One Week After Mass Shooting, Jason Aldean Back in Las Vegas to Visit Trauma Care Patients

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Country music headliner Jason Aldean returned to Las Vegas on Sunday, exactly a week after he ran off stage in the midst of the deadliest mass shooting in US history. But he wasn’t back to sing so much as to soothe. Aldean returned to visit with recovering trauma patients at University Medical Center (UMC), where…Read More

Paddock Well-Known to Wynn Staff, ‘Seemed Rational,’ Says Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn says Vegas shooter Paddock seemed rational

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had the “most vanilla profile one could imagine,” according to Steve Wynn. The casino mogul told Fox News on Sunday that Paddock and his girlfriend, Marilou Danley, had been frequent visitors to the Wynn Las Vegas for 11 years and were known to staff. The interview came one week after…Read More

Carolina Quarterback Cam Newton Throws Insensitive Remark, Apologies for Verbal Fumble

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Carolina quarterback Cam Newton opened his mouth and quickly inserted his foot, insulting a female reporter for a question she asked during a Wednesday press conference. He spent part of his day Thursday apologizing for his remark. Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer asked the NFL signal caller about the route-running of wide receiver Devin Funchess. Newton…Read More

MGM Resorts Abandons ‘Welcome to the Show’ Marketing Campaign in Wake of Las Vegas Shooting

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MGM Resorts, the parent company to Mandalay Bay, is putting its recently debuted marketing campaign that concluded: “We are not in the hotel business. We are in the holy sh*t business” on the shelf for now. Titled “Welcome to the Show,” the ad blitz hit television and social media late last month, and the branding message had a…Read More

Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock’s Past Reveals Loner Who Liked Hookers, Planned Attack Meticulously

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Details of mass killer Stephen Paddock are starting to paint a picture of a loner who liked to hang out with prostitutes in Las Vegas, had recently gained a lot of weight, and might not even have been set on Las Vegas and the Route 91 Harvest Festival as his original target. Adam Le Fevre, an…Read More

Money Laundered in British Columbia Casinos Allegedly Funded Terrorism, Drugs

Paul “King” Jin links to British Columbia casinos

The failure of some British Columbia Casinos to enforce stricter AML procedures has facilitated the alleged laundering of drug money and financing of terrorism, according to a report by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). As reported by Canada’s Postmedia, the RCMP believes an illegal money transfer business in Richmond, BC, lent cash to Chinese…Read More

Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock May Have Planned Escape, Targeted Jet Fuel Tanks

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Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo revealed at his most recent press briefing that investigators believe shooter Stephen Paddock didn’t plan for things to end the way that they did. He wanted to cause many more fatalities, and much more chaos. Lombardo said law enforcement is not ruling out that Paddock had plans to escape his…Read More

President Donald Trump Arrives in Las Vegas Following Tragedy, Former Casino Owner Meets with Victims and First Responders

President Donald Trump Las Vegas shooting

President Donald Trump visited Las Vegas on Wednesday, less than 72 hours after shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire from his hotel suite on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay targeting thousands of people attending a nearby outdoor country music concert. A total of 59 people, including Paddock, died in the carnage, the deadliest US…Read More