(via Bloomberg Businessweek)
James Packer, chairman of Australia’s biggest gambling company, and Crown Ltd. (CWN) must defend themselves in a Las Vegas lawsuit alleging they hid cost overruns in a gaming development, an appeals court ruled.
(via Baltimore Business Journal)
A move by Penn National Gaming could enable the company to win a license for a casino in Prince George’s County without having to sell its Hollywood Perryville casino.
(via The Sacramento Bee)
A Sacramento investors group has reached a deal with the Maloof family to buy the Kings for an NBA record valuation of $535 million, a source has told The Sacramento Bee. That translates to a price of $347 million for the 65 percent of the team controlled by the Maloofs.
This could get bloody ... a design company has sued Eli Roth's Goretorium, saying the Las Vegas haunted house and its business partners have been dragging their feet on a $50K bill ... TMZ has learned.
(via Government Executive)
A bipartisan group of House members from Nevada want to eliminate bans on federal agencies holding conferences in casinos or resort locations.
(via The Huffington Post)
LinkedIn's decision to prevent prostitutes from using the site to market themselves has one legal brothel owner feeling, well, screwed.
DJ Steve Aoki sprayed champagne on attendees before selecting some to surf the crowd on an inflatable raft during opening week of the Hakkasan night club in Las Vegas last month. The five-story, $100 million-plus addition to the MGM Grand symbolizes a revival of the unbridled partying Sin City was known for before the real-estate bust turned Las Vegas into ...
Actress Angelina Jolie revealed in a New York Times op-ed on Tuesday that she quietly underwent a preventive double mastectomy after discovering she carried the BRCA1 gene, which sharply increases a woman's risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
(via The Washington Post)
Bryce Harper left Monday night’s Nationals game against the Dodgers in the fifth inning, walking off on his own power after a frightening, face-first collision with the right field fence that left him bloodied and the rest of the Nationals startled.
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