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2 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

For Victorious Wynn Casino, Some Heavy Lifting Remains

Even though he voted for the competing Mohegan Sun proposal in Revere, James McHugh sang praises for Wynn Resorts on Wednesday as he signed the license declaring them the winner of what's expected to be the most lucrative casino license in Massachusetts. "The Wynn organization has a proven track record in a very competitive environment, both in Las Vegas and in the Far East," the gaming commissioner said.

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Related Topix: Destination Hotels and Resorts, Gaming, Hotels, Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas, Video Games, Charlestown (Boston, MA), Boston, MA

4 hrs ago | Hypebot

Big Blues Bender Brings Luxury Indoor Fests To U.S. - A New Direction For Festivals

Want to attract an adult audience to your music festival? Promise them a nice hotel room and a guarantee the won't get rained on. Echoing a trend that began in Europe almost ago, that's premise behind the inaugural Big Blues Bender Festival set for the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, George Thorogood & the Destroyers

8 hrs ago | CNN

Casino boss drops $20M on 30 Rolls-Royces

One of Hong Kong's flashiest tycoons has thrown down the gauntlet to high rollers: Buying 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms, for $20 million, in a single order. The company is building a new casino in the Chinese territory of Macau, and Hung says the cars are needed to transport guests.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, Autos

12 hrs ago | Meetings And Conventions

Trump Plaza Shuttered, Marking Fourth Casino Closure in Atlantic City in 2014

Less than a week after its parent company, Trump Entertainment Resorts, filed for Chapter 11, the 906-room Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City closed yesterday, according to press reports. The move comes several days after the company's other property, the 2,010-room Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel, issued notices to its 3,101 employees ahead of a possible closure on Nov. 13. Trump Plaza is the fourth Atlantic City gaming resort to close this year.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Social Media Campaign Helps Fight Hunger in Southern Nevada

Goose Summer Road Trip Campaign wrapped up on Thursday, Sept. 11 when Senior Vice President of Strategy Jim Gentleman and the SK+G Goose dropped off a $1,000 check to Three Square Food Bank - the only food bank in Southern Nevada.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games, Marketing

Business News

New Xbox Deals with Gold offer original Metro games and Valiant Hearts

Last week's Xbox Deals with Gold were brilliant, if you're a fan of Borderlands , as the entire catalogue of discounts for the Xbox 360 was for Borderlands and Borderlands 2 content. Nothing wrong with that, I'm just saying.

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Related Topix: 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Video Games, Borderlands, 4A Games, Metro, The, Monkey Island, LucasArts, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox, Borderlands 2

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Sugar Factory offering Halloween baskets filled with treats

Trick or treat! Sugar Factory has created Halloween candy gift baskets, available online and at one of its Las Vegas locations. The "Witches Brew" features a cauldron overflowing with Sugar Factory Halloween favorites, such as gummy worms, classic candy corn, candy "Skullz & Bonz," Sugar Factory's signature creamy orange-flavored Black Onyx Couture Pop, and a Couture Pop refill pack with grape and creamy orange flavors, priced at $65.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Las Vegas, Video Games, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Ben Stone's 'Variety Live' at the Orleans pays tribute to circus legend Tihany

World class acts from around the world took too the stage inside the showroom inside the Orleans Hotel and Casino on Sunday evening September 14 for Variety Live, a fast paced, entertaining show that paid tribute to circus impresario and magician Tihany who resides in Las Vegas and recently celebrated his 98th birthday.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

Recycled Percussion Coming to Aurora's Paramount Theatre, 11/1

Winners of the 2009 America's Got Talent show, and now hailed as the "most bad a@# show on the Strip," Recycled Percussion has been headlining their own Vegas show for years now. Despite their "junk rock" popularity it's still hard for anyone to really describe this concert, so here are some words: exhilarating, sticks, neon, ladders, monkeys, comedy, sinks, electrifying, break dancing, hilarious, interactive, fun.

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Related Topix: Aurora, IL, Las Vegas, Video Games

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Big & Rich Head to Las Vegas for Brand-New "Look at You" Video

Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, are pouring over cellphone records, trying to find a University of Virginia student who vanished during a night ... -- Pope Francis will have no additional security when he travels to the predominantly Muslim country of Albania this week, despite reports that the pontiff is a... -- The largest initial public offering of a company ever, which is expected to happen this week through the New York Stock Exchange, will likely raise more than $24... -- The Smothers Brothers comedy routine always included Tommy Smothers feeling hurt and complaining to his brother Dick that "Mom always liked you best."

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Related Topix: Country, Big & Rich, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games, University of Virginia, New York, Tom Smothers

KVOX-FM Fargo

Big & Rich Head to Las Vegas for Brand-New "Look at You" Video

Big & Rich 's new video, "Look at You," premiered Monday, featuring a couple falling in love while visiting Las Vegas hot spots like Brooklyn Bowl, the Cromwell hotel and Caesars Palace.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games

WebWire

Datavail to Present at IT/Dev Connections Conference

September 15, 2014 - Datavail will present an in-depth review of Microsoft SQL's Extended Events functionality on Thursday, September 18, from 10:45 a.m. to noon at the IT/Dev Connections conference at the Aria Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The presentation will address the 'ain't broke don't fix it' mentality by bringing SQL Server monitoring and troubleshooting tools and techniques up to date.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

Sys-Con Media

2014 HR Tech Conference Selects Castlight Health, Cornerstone...

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.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Rappel Planet Hollywood to benefit Special Olympics Nevada

Experience the Las Vegas Strip like never before from the roof of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino by rappeling more than 350 feet down the side of the center Strip properly. In what is described as the world's most daring fundraiser, individuals can sign up to go over the edge of Planet Hollywood to support the 3,200 athletes of Special Olympics Nevada.

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Mansfield Police Report

Industrial Boulevard, 100 block: A chain-link fence was damaged by a burglar and a NAPA car battery was stolen, totaling $450 in loss. N. Main Street, 800 block: An incident involving the forgery of a government incident was reported and counterfeit currency was seized at a convenience store.

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Related Topix: Team Pixel Pi, Video Games, Pulse, The, Deep Silver, Rio

Examiner.com

Media Day for Chuy Gutierrez upcoming Sept. 20 fight at Sunset Station

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.

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Related Topix: Roy Jones Jr., Las Vegas, Video Games

PRLog US Entertainment

Comedian Don Barnhart Headlines Downtown Grand

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.

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

State Journal

'Junk rock' coming to Centre College

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.

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Related Topix: Centre College, Blue Man Group, Las Vegas, Video Games

Billboard

Exclusive: Boyz II Men Return with - Collide' Album: Hear...

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.

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Related Topix: R-N-B, Boyz II Men, Las Vegas, Video Games

Courthouse News Service

Casino Sues Ex-NFLer Clinton Portis

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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Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, 9

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