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37 min ago | Sys-Con Media
Human Resource Executive A magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR, today announced the six companies that will be featured in the "Awesome New Technologies for HR" session during the 17 th Annual HR Technology A Conference & Exposition . The event, which will be held October 7-10, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, is designed to connect attendees with the tools, technologies and best practices that can transform their HR processes.
4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Local boxer Chuy Gutierrez is finally getting his shot at a title fight Sept. 20 against Rashad Ganaway thanks to Roy Jones Jr. The fight will go down at the Sunset Station and tickets are still available at the box office.
8 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment
PRLog - Sep. 15, 2014 - LAS VEGAS -- Just back from entertaining the troops in the Middle East, funnyman, Don Barnhart will headline Vegas's new comedy venue the Grand Laughs at the Downtown Grand Hotel on Sept 18th, 2014. Barnhart is performing at the Grand before he heads out again overseas in a world tour for the troops serving as both producer and performer.
12 hrs ago | State Journal
As part of its first U. S. tour, Recycled Percussion will be on stage at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Newlin Hall in Norton's Center for the Arts on Centre College's campus.
12 hrs ago | Billboard
R&B icons Boyz II Men will return this fall with a new album, Collide , that represents a left turn in the group's 23-year career - specifically, the album includes zero ballads. Listen to the silky-smooth new track "Losing Sleep" from the album, premiering exclusively at Billboard.com: Since releasing its 20th anniversary album, Twenty , in 2011, the trio has stayed busy on the road and kicked off a residency at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas in March 2013.
13 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
Former NFL running back Clinton Portis owes a Las Vegas casino more than $10,000 for two unpaid markers, the MGM Grand Casino claims in court. The MGM Grand Hotel sued Portis on Friday, in Clark County Court.
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Players work the slot machines at Saratoga Casino and Raceway Wednesday afternoon, July 30, 2014, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. As the state gaming commission wrestles with where to locate a Las Vegas-style casino in the Capital Region, a startling power play is in the works for the casinos to our south. A multibillion-dollar Malaysian conglomerate is attempting to bypass the deliberations and virtually buy a state casino license so it can erect a $1.5 billion resort in a secluded, wealthy and environmentally pristine spot in Tuxedo, just 40 miles northwest of New York City.
The Las Vegas-based illusionist has broken 11 Guinness World Records, including the most tickets sold by a solo performer . His Vegas shows and worldwide tours have grossed nearly $4 billion in ticket sales and a new MGM Grand Hotel & Casino show filled with new illusions will ensure that number keeps growing.
Casinos need to focus on exceptional casino customer service if they want to survive. Yes, I said survive.
When the Miss America pageant returned to Atlantic City, N.J., last year after a six-year sojourn in Las Vegas, the state gave it $2.5 million in aid, triple the amount it had previously gotten. New Jersey's Casino Redevelopment Authority Chairman John Palmieri noted at the time, "There's a strong economic case to make, not to mention the psychological benefit that is achieved in having a pageant return to the city where it belongs."
Starlito is back, and he's "new and improved." At least that's what he raps on his newest single, "Mood Swings and Mrs.," the first taste of his upcoming mixtape Black Sheep Don't Grin .
Cincinnati Food & Wine Classic: The must-see stars Cincinnati Food and Wine Classic: Here's our guide to the stars you won't want to miss. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1tIjOEX The heart of the Cincinnati Food & Wine Classic, scheduled Friday and Saturday in Washington Park, is the great roundup of chefs and other culinary professionals who are participating.
Based on the early scoring, their prospects are not looking so good and they may well lose the bidding war to Las Vegas casino king Steve Wynn. They also got the bad news this week they should pony up another $100 million in equity in the project to stay in the game.
The video for the Bruce Springsteen song "Atlantic City" opens with a scene of the grand Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel imploding into a pile of dust. That was almost 40 years ago.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:36 pm
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