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38 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Macau casino revenue falls for 2nd straight month

Official data released Friday show that revenue fell 3.6 percent to 28.4 billion patacas last month compared with a year earlier.


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38 min ago | ABC News

Macau Casino Revenue Falls for 2nd Straight Month

Casino revenue in the global gambling mecca of Macau fell for a second straight month in July as Chinese high rollers stayed away because of Beijing's corruption crackdown.


Related Topix: Video Games, THQ

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Couple plans to live long and prosper to death do they part

Star Trek fans from across the world are beaming themselves down to the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas where this weekend is the largest Star Trek convention of the year.


Related Topix: THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, Wedding

USA Today

Next week's albums streaming now: Spoon, Godsmack, more

Next week's albums streaming now: Spoon, Godsmack, more Listen to new music from Spoon, Godsmack and others, a week before the albums' official releases.


Related Topix: THQ, Video Games, Music, Entertainment


iHeartRadio and Farm Aid festivals announce lineups and more music news

Coldplay and One Direction head the all-star lineup at this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival set for Sept.


Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television, THQ, Video Games, Chris Martin, Taylor Swift, Music

Long Weekend: What Happens in Gay Vegas, Stays in Gay Vegas

This was my fourth trip to Las Vegas, and for the first time, I saw something rather cool: Two guys were holding hands in walking down the Strip-in broad daylight.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, us Travel, North America Travel, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games, Watches, Life, Food, Dining

Bellingham Herald

Mac King Comedy Magic Show comes to Skagit Valley Casino Resort

The Mac King Comedy Magic Show appears at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Skagit Valley Casino Resort's Pacific Showroom, 5984 N. Darrk Lane, in Bow.


Related Topix: THQ, Video Games, Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Ferndale, WA

The Baltimore Sun

Charm City Cakes added to Horseshoe Casino lineup

The $442 million gaming complex announced that the Remington-based bakery, made famous on the cable TV show "Ace of Cakes," will "provide a wide array of baked goods, experiences and merchandise" to guests at the casino, which has announced an Aug. 26 opening.


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KLAS-TV Las Vegas

GameWorks brings jobs, family fun to Town Square

A unique arcade is back in Las Vegas. GameWorks completes its move from the Las Vegas Strip to Town Square Thursday.


Related Topix: Video Games, THQ, Las Vegas, NV


Billionaire Packer Said to Seek Return to Las Vegas Strip

Billionaire Australian casino operator James Packer is in talks to develop a Las Vegas Strip resort on land once occupied by the New Frontier Hotel & Casino, according to people with knowledge of the matter.


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Live Design Online

EDMMC Speaker Alex Ares Designed For Swedish House Mafia, A-Trak, And More

Lighting designer and programmer, Alex Ares will speak at the 2014 Electronic Dance Music Master Classes in Las Vegas, one of the hottest EDM locations in the country, in conjunction with LDI, EDMMC will explore the artistic, technical, and practical challenges of designing and programming for this burgeoning musical phenomenon.


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Boxing Scene

Video: Jose Ramirez on Training With Roach, Career

Ryan Burton catches up with undefeated Olympian Jose Ramirez to discuss his ring return, his first eight round fight, taking place on the undercard of the Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves undercard at the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014


Chaves finally gets visa, will make fight vs. Rios

Brandon Rios, trainer Robert Garcia and other members of their team left their training camp in Oxnard, California, on Tuesday night to make the four-hour drive to Las Vegas in anticipation of Rios' fight on Saturday night.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Oxnard, CA, THQ, Video Games, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

San Jose Mercury News

Nvidia Shield Portable getting better with age

JON C HAG/ASSOCIATED PRESS ARCHIVES Nvidia's portable handheld gaming device, the Project Shield, made a splash at International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last year, although critics gave it mixed reviews.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, THQ, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, From Software, Namco Bandai Games America, Dark Souls, X360, The Wolf Among Us, Telltale Games

Nsa Playset, 911 hacked and war cats: a wild ride at Def Con 22

Next week America's biggest hacker conference starts its yearly reign of controversy, and we've got a hotlist of DEF CON 22's most incendiary talks.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, THQ, Video Games


Robocoin Opens The First Bitcoin ATM In Vegas, Baby

Luck be a protected cryptocurrency-based transaction via a highly secure, distributed network tonight! Robocoin , a bitcoin ATM company, has announced that they've placed the first bitcoin ATM on the Las Vegas strip where the high-rollers and low- can go to turn their winnings into crypto cash.


Related Topix: THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games

Tue Jul 29, 2014

South China Morning Post

US releases online gambling kingpin and alleged 14K triad member Paul Phua on bail

Former top Macau junket operator arrested in Las Vegas is believed to be behind one of the world's largest online gambling websites, Manila-based IBCBet US federal immigration officials released Asian gambling kingpin Paul Phua from custody on Monday evening in the latest twist to an ever complicating saga around the alleged leading member of Hong ... (more)


Related Topix: THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, Southeast Asia, World News, Hong Kong, Games, Poker

KALC-FM Denver


Join Slacker & Steve for LIVE @ FIVE at The Tavern Downtown and catch performances from Alice Artist's all summer long! Plus, Slacker & Steve will be playing lots of games and giving away prizes including artist meet and greet passes, concert tickets and more! One lucky person will win a trip to Las Vegas on to join Slacker & Steve ... (more)


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Punk, Video Games, Los Angeles, CA, Better Than Ezra, Pop/Rock, Louisiana State University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Book Review - 'The Hard Way' by Cathi Stoler

Gamblers are a fickle lot. If there's even a hint of a suggestion that a place is jinxed, they'll up and run like nobody's business, never to return.


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U.S. casino industry in the midst of collapse

Atlantic City is in free fall with its newest mega casino, Revel, filing for bankruptcy protection, Showboat Atlantic City announcing it will close Aug. 31, and Trump Plaza Hotel Casino closing Sept.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, THQ, Video Games, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, Opinion