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Caesars plans new Las Vegas developments after bankruptcy exit

Caesars Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Officer Mark Frissora wants to develop more than 90 acres the company owns in Las Vegas, including land right in front of Caesars Palace, after its largest unit emerges from bankruptcy later …

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Mark Cuban on Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas: ‘Tends to backfire’

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban expressed doubt in the Oakland Raiders’ plans to relocate to Las Vegas despite …

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Outage hits Starbucks stores in U.S. and Canada

A computer outage crippled some Starbucks stores in the United States and …

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The night that cost Bryce Dejean-Jones his NBA dream — and his life

It might have been a second, or a millisecond, or a milli of a millisecond. Even were it the absolute slightest measure of time, Bryce Dejean-Jones had an opportunity to …

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The Venetian taking reservations via Facebook Messenger

The Venetian on Tuesday becomes the first hotel in Las Vegas to offer bookings using Facebook Messenger, with help from …

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Could legalized gambling save us from the insufferability of fantasy sports?

The rise of daily-fantasy sports (whose legality is accepted by many states) and the placement of NHL and NFL franchises in Las Vegas have diluted the spirit of the Sports Protection Act …

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Republicans sound alarm on Trump’s troubles ahead of 2018

Republicans say President Donald Trump needs to turn things around fast — or the GOP could pay dearly in 2018. With the party preparing to defend its congressional majorities in next year’s midterms, senior Republicans are expressing …

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99-year-old golfer makes first hole-in-one

Golfweek reports that a 99-year-old man made his first hole-in-one at …

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Human smuggling, money laundering probes surround Saipan casino

When FBI agents recently raided an office on the U.S. island of Saipan, they unlocked a cabinet full of Chinese passports belonging to construction laborers without work credentials. The agency, which made at least one arrest, said it was acting …

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Women’s UFC fight back on after breast implant controversy

After having their fight canceled just after weigh ins, Cynthia Calvillo and Pearl Gonzalez will indeed fight at …

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Pat Mulroy on why ‘Lake Mead is scary right now’

The Colorado River system supplies water to more than 36 million people, but it is being threatened by overuse, long-term drought, and climate change. People who worry about the water shortage sometimes focus their scorn on Las Vegas, which appears culpable mainly because, of all the cities that draw …

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Casino magnate Steve Wynn loses appeal in slander case

Billionaire casino magnate Steve Wynn went back for more, but yet again a court slapped down the notion that he was slandered by …

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Oakland Raiders closing in on potential move to Las Vegas

The Raiders will head into next week’s Annual League Meetings in Arizona closing in on a potential move to Las Vegas. Though it’s not a full certainty, the expectation is the 32 owners will vote on …

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Why the next big Trump project could be a Las Vegas casino

In addition to the hotel they already own in Las Vegas, Forbes has learned, resort owner Phil Ruffin and the Trump Organization are also thinking of building …

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Costco will now be delivered right to your door

A delivery service announced Tuesday that it will start making runs to Costco to pick up orders for customers, another move toward a world in which traditional retailers compete side-by-side with online sellers to …

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