(via Macau Business Daily)
Casino operator Sands China Ltd has appointed Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd as its new auditor, the company said in a Hong Kong filing. The appointment is for an initial one-year period ending after the firm’s 2014 annual general meeting. Sands China’s AGM is usually held at the end of May.
(via By LasVegasSun.com and Vegas.com staff)
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and things are heating up. Cain Velasquez and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva are set to face off at UFC 160 at MGM Grand while the Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas water park prepares to make a splash. If you’re looking for some ways to stay cool, check out what the Sun's content ...
(via New York Post)
The New York Post, citing a high-ranking team official, reports that pitcher Zack Wheeler is expected to make two to three more starts for the Las Vegas 51s before being called up to join the Mets.
The South Dakota Senate race is turning into a tense feud between two longtime Democratic power brokers: Harry Reid and Tom Daschle. The rift between the current and former Senate Democratic leaders threatens their party’s effort to keep control of the Senate seat held by the retiring Sen. Tim Johnson since 1997.
The billionaire owner of Charlotte Motor Speedway is now downplaying his own threat to move the October NASCAR Sprint Cup race, the Bank of America 500, from Charlotte to Las Vegas.
(via The Sacramento Bee)
Sacramento lobbyists and others looking forward to attending a mixed-martial-arts fight in Las Vegas with Sen. Ricardo Lara on Saturday will have to find another way to enjoy the holiday weekend. Lara announced today that he has canceled a fundraiser that was to take place Saturday at an Ultimate Fighting Championship match in Las Vegas because of "an unfortunate case ...
(via The Sacremento Bee)
A Las Vegas casino that stands to make millions if the California Legislature approves a gambling compact for a Fresno-area Indian tribe is hosting a fundraiser this weekend for a state senator who is about to vote on the deal.
(via The Sacremento Bee)
Years before a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital bused a homeless, schizophrenic man to Sacramento without arranging contacts or a plan for care, a different hospital ditched Gabino Olvera on Skid Row in Los Angeles.
(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.