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38 min ago | The Washington Post

U.S. Stocks Rally as Energy Shares Gain While China Funds Banks

U.S. stocks advanced, erasing early losses, as rising oil prices spurred a rally in energy shares and China's central bank reportedly started providing about $81 billion in loans to its biggest banks. Health-care stocks added 1.3 percent to lead gains among all 10 of the main industries in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.


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4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Strip Scribbles: 'The Naked Magicians,' Steve Wynn, Sheldon Adelson, Jim Murren, Liam Payne

It's an eye-grabbing title, among other body parts, and, yes, three close-up magicians and an improv comedienne could lose their clothes while performing close-up magic in a new show coming to the Strip. The cool, sexy and hip trio perform raw - no big boxes, smoke or mirrors - and in their version of strip poker make playful bets with Emily Lauren Sanders in her role as a cocktail waitress to remove her clothing while creating unbelievable and impossible close-up routines.


Related Topix: Steve Wynn, Games, Card Game, Poker, Drink, Cocktails, MGM Grand - The City of Entertainment, Entertainment, Drama, Television

9 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Driver in Stratosphere crash freed pending charges

A judge ordered a 40-year-old man released from jail while prosecutors prepare charges stemming from the crash of a pickup truck through the glass doors of the Stratosphere casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Justice of the Peace Conrad Hafen released Ryan Brown without bail on Monday, with an Oct. 15 court date.


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10 hrs ago |

Everett casino supporters hail vote

When the state gaming commission voted to approve a $1.6 billion Wynn Resorts casino in Everett, a dozen casino supporters gathered in an office near Everett Square unleashed a great cheer and stood and hugged one another. "I'm grateful and thrilled and exhausted," said Linda Maloney, 60, a secretary and lifelong city resident, who watched the vote unfold on a giant TV.


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12 hrs ago |

Mass. Gaming Commission Resumes Casino Talks; Wynn, Mohegan Sun to Comment

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission resumed discussions this week on whether to issue a casino license to Wynn Resorts, which is looking to build a casino in Everett across the bridge from Charlestown's Sullivan Square, or Mohegan Sun, which is eyeing space in Revere. The MGC thus far has rated Wynn's casino plan higher than that of Mohegan Sun in several areas such as financing and economic development, according to the Boston Herald .


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14 hrs ago |

What Gaming Can Teach Marketers About Taglines, Brand Names And Domain Names

I'm a senior creative content strategist at Oracle Responsys, and I've been named one of the Top 100 Influencers In Social Media by Social Technology Review and a Top 50 Social Media Blogger by Kred. I am also a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Digital & Social Media Marketing and co-author of the book "StumbleUpon For Dummies."


Related Topix: Marketing, Social Media Marketing

14 hrs ago | Express India

Doom or Boom? Fate of online gaming in India hangs in balance as SC mulls legality

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will continue to hear arguments in the case pertaining to the legality of online games, particularly cards games likes rummy and poker involving stakes of money. Sources said a final decision on the fate of this segment of the multi-billion dollar Indian online gaming industry will have to wait for some more time.


Related Topix: Card Game, Games, Poker

15 hrs ago |

Pearson plc's "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

's stock had its "sell" rating restated by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a research report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 660 price objective on the stock.


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17 hrs ago | WWLP

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TodayState gambling regulators will hear from both Wynn Resorts and Mohegan Sun, the developers looking to land the Boston region's lone casino license. Home buying and selling tends to cool down along with the fall weather.


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18 hrs ago | Barron's

6 High-Conviction Stock Picks From an Index-Beater

David Rainey is not afraid to buck conventional wisdom. When Internet darling stocks were soaring the late 90s, Rainey stayed away, and the Hennessy Focus Investor paid a price in underperformance.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Penn National Gaming

20 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

Video: Prichard Colon on Vegas Victory, Career, More

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas - Ryan Burton catches up with hard hitting Puerto Rican prospect Prichard Colon, who is signed by influential manager Al Haymon, to discuss his recent decision win, what his thoughts were on the fight and how it played out, when he anticipates to return back to the ring and more.


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Mon Sep 15, 2014

RGT Online

Inside Gaming: Industry is not facing slots of fun

The outlook for U.S. slot machine industry continues to be bleak. Analysts said this month the replacement market - in which slot machine manufacturers sell casinos newer games to change out older products - has fallen from previous estimates.


Related Topix: Scientific Games, Lottery, Multimedia Games

One Put, One Call Option To Know About for Las Vegas Sands

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Las Vegas Sands Corp . So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the October expiration for LVS.


Related Topix: Las Vegas Sands, Financial Markets

The Las Vegas Sun

Tiesto wades into new production with Bellagio Fountains show

Tiesto and Hakkasan Group CEO Neil Moffitt attend Night 3 of Hakkasan's first-anniversary celebrations Saturday, April 26, 2014, at MGM Grand. "Whimsical" might not be the first term to leap to mind when experiencing a set by international superstar DJ Tiesto when he holds fort at Hakkasan in MGM Grand.


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The Jersey Journal

Mount Laurel business volunteers to build Camden rain garden

CAMDEN - Approximately 20 workers from a landscape design and architecture firm in Mount Laurel volunteered Monday to construct a rain garden in Camden's Cramer Hill neighborhood. The employees, all from the Mount Laurel offices of Stantec Inc., installed plants at the corner of 29th Street and Pierce Avenue, in an unused area adjacent to Von Nieda Park.


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The San Diego Union-Tribune

DJ David Guetta at Intervention

International sensation David Guetta will bring his massively popular EDM hits to Intervention at the Hard Rock Hotel this Sunday. With more than 8 million albums sold and growing, the Grammy Award-winning French house DJ is one of the biggest names coming through San Diego this season.


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Las Vegas Review Journal

Judge releases man who crashed truck into Stratosphere

Ryan Brown, 40, was on a six-day drug bender Wednesday when he crashed a 2004 Ford F-150 with California plates through the casino's glass doors, police said. Brown had argued with a pedestrian in the valet area before he gassed the truck and crashed, police said.


Related Topix: Stratosphere, Drugs, Las Vegas, NV

ABC News

Dubai's Atlantis Resort to Get $1.4B Expansion

Developers say they will build a $1.4 billion expanse of lavish suites and residences next to the famed Atlantis resort on Dubai's man-made palm-shaped island. Investment Corporation of Dubai and Kerzner International Holdings, which will manage the 800-room hotel, announced the plans for The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences on Monday.


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These Girls Are Fighting Sexism With a Video Game About Tampons

Two New York high schoolers are hoping to combat misogyny with Tampon Run , a game that cleverly replaces guns in an old school shooter game with, well, tampons. The girls, who graduated from the Girls Who Code camp - a program that teaches girls to code in hopes of closing the gender gap in tech - this summer, thought it was strange that violence and guns seem to be so mainstream in our culture while talking about periods - which every woman experiences - is not.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Pearson plc Rating Lowered to Add at AlphaValue

They currently have a GBX 1,370 price target on the stock. AlphaValue's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 16.30% from the stock's previous close.


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