Blog: Elsewhere

ESPN: Suspended NFL player who bet in Las Vegas had wager involving his team

A three-team parlay that included an Arizona Cardinals game led the NFL in part to suspend Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for violating the league’s gambling policy …

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High heels, high tech, high stakes: What happened when Reno tried to kick out its strip clubs

It’s a hot Friday night when three guys walk into the Spice House, a small strip club on the edge of the glittering downtown of Reno. In the dimly lit room, flashing lights beckon the …

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Lady Gaga falls off stage in fan’s arms at Las Vegas Enigma show

Lady Gaga might want to “Just Dance” alone from now on. During her latest Enigma Las Vegas residency show at MGM’s Park Theater Thursday, a fan who …

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Golden Knights’ Shea Theodore reveals cancer diagnosis

“Well, we can schedule the surgery for next Tuesday.” The doctor said it just like that. And I was like, “Wait … what? So … do I have it?” “The scan shows a five millimeter by five millimeter lump in …

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Harry Reid on Trump’s 2020 odds: ‘I’m pretty damn worried’

Harry Reid has spent decades building a reputation as a stone cold pragmatist and a master political tactician. Which is why he barely hesitated when asked about the possibility that Donald Trump—a man he fears and despises—could …

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Tilman Fertitta eyes Las Vegas Strip casinos after Caesars sale

Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta is looking to purchase casino property on the Las Vegas Strip that could be spun off from Eldorado Resorts’ acquisition of …

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Report: Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 billion cash and stock deal for Caesars

U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt …

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Police: Former NFL, Las Vegas Outlaws player ‘He Hate Me’ Smart missing

Police in South Carolina have put out a missing person advisory for former NFL running back Rod “He Hate Me” Smart, according to ESPN. In 2001, Smart played in …

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Tiger attacks former Strip illusionist in Arizona

The director of an animal sanctuary in Arizona was seriously injured on Monday when he …

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Report: Owner exploring sale of the Cosmopolitan

Blackstone Group LP is exploring a sale of the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino, the rare instance of a major casino on the Las Vegas Strip coming to the market, according to …

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ICE deports spouse of U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan

Immigration officials have deported the spouse of a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan, leaving the couple’s 12-year-old daughter …

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Tilman Fertitta may make another bet on Caesars

Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta is back in the game to potentially merge his hospitality, casino and restaurant holdings with …

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Nevada’s Lucy Flores: An awkward kiss changed how I saw Joe Biden

“As I was taking deep breaths and preparing myself to make my case to the crowd, I felt two hands on my shoulders. I froze. ‘Why is the vice-president of the United States touching me? …

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Sources: Eldorado Resorts, Caesars explore merger

U.S. casino operators Eldorado Resorts Inc and Caesars Entertainment Corp are in the early stages of exploring a merger, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, according to …

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Faraday Future is selling its North Las Vegas site for $40 million

Engadget reports Faraday Future is selling the site where it once planned to build an electric car factory at the Apex Industrial Park in …

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