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Tour Steve Wynn’s 300-foot superyacht

“Yachts are by definition happy places,” AD100 designer Roger Thomas says of his latest project, casino mogul Steve Wynn’s 300-foot Aquarius. And the outcome is happy indeed: Wynn and Thomas, who serves as the executive …

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Elaine Wynn makes $1 million donation to Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood just got another windfall donation from a powerful woman. Elaine Wynn has donated $1 million to …

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Opinion: Raiders fans deserve better

One thing is clear after Raiders owner Mark Davis and company blew up, in a matter of days, their partnership with the Las Vegas Sands Corporation and jeopardized their bid to move to Nevada: the players, and Raiders fans everywhere, deserve better than …

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The greatest game never played in Las Vegas

The made-for-TV court at Caesars Palace could have been empty except for one basketball and two of the game’s most illustrious players ever. They would’ve been free of …

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Developer pitches stadium in San Diego as alternative for Raiders

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that local developer Doug Manchester has contacted NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressing a desire to build a privately-financed …

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Russians engineer a brilliant slot machine cheat — and casinos have no fix

In early June 2014, accountants at the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis noticed that several of their slot machines had—just for a couple of days—gone haywire …

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Sports Illustrated Cheerleader of the Week is from UNLV

UNLV cheerleader Gabi Bugay is featured as the Sports Illustrated Cheerleader of the Week …

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Sheldon Adelson to have dinner with Trump, adviser says

Las Vegas casino mogul and Republican financier Sheldon Adelson will dine with President Trump on Thursday night at the White House, according to …

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Britney Spears’ Las Vegas residency has now earned $100 million, and it’s not done yet

Forbes, citing data delivered by Caesars to Billboard, reports that Britney Spears’ “Piece Of Me” show has just recently passed …

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Former Raiders exec explains why Mark Davis wants to go to Las Vegas

A radio interview Friday with Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen gave a window into what Raiders owner Mark Davis thinks about moving to Las Vegas and why …

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Faraday Future, still hemorrhaging staff, now plans to build a much smaller factory

At this year’s CES, troubled electric car startup Faraday Future presented itself as the company that would usher in “the next generation of sustainable luxury mobility.” But …

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Steve Wynn to become RNC finance chairman

Fox News reports that Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn will be the new Republican National Committee finance chairman, accepting the job after being asked directly by …

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Brent Musburger opens up about decision to leave ESPN for Las Vegas media startup

On Tuesday night, Brent Musburger will call his final game for ESPN before heading to Las Vegas for his new job. At age 77, Musburger did not expect to embark on a new career in the desert, but here he is as …

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Raiders’ move to Las Vegas might not be a done deal yet

Not only is the Raiders move to Vegas not a done deal, according to multiple sources around the league, the odds may actually be less than 50-50 that the move is approved …

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Faraday Future hit with $1.8 million lawsuit over new car debut

A visual effects company has claimed in a lawsuit that Faraday Future owes it $1.8 million for a graphic presentation that was designed to promote this month’s launch of …

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