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September 30, 2014

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Linda and Walter Misco of Chester, N.H., won the $2.4 million jackpot from the legendary “Lion’s Share” slot machine at MGM Grand on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip. The jackpot had not been won in 20 years.
History, legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand
Gaming:
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The “Lion’s Share” was the oldest mechanical-reel machine in the casino. Custom made for the resort’s opening, it slowly gained a cult following as it held onto its top jackpot as the years went by. It grew to become the most popular slot machine.
Katy Perry parties at Surrender on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Encore.
Katy Perry watches beau DJ Diplo’s set at Surrender post-MGM Grand concert
Nightlife:
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Arriving just shy of 1 a.m. Saturday, Diplo, Katy Perry, her team and their mutual friends made their way into the Encore nightclub. Diplo took to the wheels of steel, and Perry was pretty in pink — including pink hair.
Katy Perry's "The Prismatic World Tour" stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Last Friday night, Katy Perry was super fun at MGM Grand
Review:
Monday, September 29, 2014
Katy Perry performed “Hot N Cold” in a pink cat costume — she entered the stage atop a ball of purple yarn — and the single was slowed down, jazzy and very Broadway a la “Cats.” Before “By the Grace of God,” Perry “changed into something more glittery.”
Singer Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon performs during their Mechanical Bull Tour stop at MGM Resorts Village on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Kings of Leon, Young the Giant and Kongos at MGM Resorts Village
Music:
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Kings of Leon, with opening acts Young the Giant and Kongos, brought its Mechanical Bull Tour to MGM Resorts Village, formerly The Lot, across from the Luxor on Saturday night as part of the 2014 Boulevard Brew Fest.
Fans pack the circuitGROUNDS as Calvin Harris performs during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday, June 22, 2014.
As mass gatherings go, Las Vegas is the place to be
Saturday, September 27, 2014
The theme this weekend is crowds, mass gatherings as they are now known, and how to lure and entertain such. I am reminded of this as waves of people ...
Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Nov. 19, 2011.
Celebrity preview: Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Jenny McCarthy, Bill Cosby, ‘AGT’
Las Vegas:
Friday, September 26, 2014
The summer pool season winds down this weekend, but the party scene continues in overdrive indoors with music and comedy stars. Add the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, and we have a glamorous weekend with something for everybody.
Grading work is shown on the 33-acre lot at the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard South and Sahara Avenue Thursday Sept. 25, 2014. The site will be home to the City of Rock, open-air concert venue with a capacity of 80,000 that will serve as the home of the Rock in Rio music festivals starting in May 2015.
Work underway on site for huge Strip music festival
Friday, September 26, 2014
Another project on the north Strip is moving ahead as planned, furthering the anticipated turnaround of an area that’s struggled for years. Construction crews are doing site work at the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue, the future home of the ...
Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Nov. 19, 2011.
Weekend best bets: Katy Perry, Greek Food Festival and Kristen Hertzenberg
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Fall is finally here, but it’s still far from sweater weather in Las Vegas. Get out and enjoy the sunshine with a variety of concerts, festivals and other events across town. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
MGM sues men proposing pot shop over trademark
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A single apostrophe won't be enough to separate M life and M'Life in the minds of customers, according to an MGM Resorts trademark lawsuit against ...
Nick Jonas, with girlfriend 2012 Miss Universe Olivia Culpo of the USA, celebrates his 22nd birthday at Hakkasan on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Nick Jonas + Miss Universe; Harry Styles loses money; Liam Payne injures hand
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 22, 2014
There’s no hiding the romance between lovebirds Nick Jonas and girlfriend Olivia Culpo, who met here when he was a judge and she won the 2012 Miss USA Pageant at Planet Hollywood. Olivia went on to become 2012 Miss Universe.
Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Is Calvin Harris about to exit Hakkasan for new and larger paycheck?
Music:
Monday, September 22, 2014
The Scottish-born superstar, who has more than 1 billion streams of his chart-topping hits (“We Found Love,” “Feel So Close,” “Summer”) on Spotify, was named the world’s highest-paid DJ this year and last year ($46 million) by Forbes.
Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Ed Sheeran + Macklemore, Train, Calvin Harris rule Night 2 of iHeart
MGM Grand:
Monday, September 22, 2014
With a lineup that included One Direction, Iggy Azalea and 50 Cent, who would have predicted that Train would steal the show during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena?
Ariana Grande performs with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Photos: Taylor Swift and Usher bookend Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand:
Sunday, September 21, 2014
All eyes were on Taylor Swift on Friday night as she kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked off the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival — mega festival, really — at MGM Grand Garden Arena, the fourth year for the music extravaganza on the Strip.
Actress Jaime King with Magic! members Nasri Atweh, Ben Spivak and Alex Tanas attend the Delano Las Vegas grand opening Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, on the Strip.
Delano’s stylish start with Jaime King, Charlotte Ronson, Magic! at grand opening
The Strip:
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The music vibe and high-energy beat of South Beach wrapped around VIP guests circulating through bars and chef stations set up in the lobby, and that was before Canadian reggae group Magic! gave an animated and intimate performance.
Usher performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Fire it up — like Usher and Motley Crue — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand:
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The first night of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival has ended, and the evening closed with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden Arena soundboard.
Usher performs with dancers during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Fire it up — Usher and Motley Crue sure did — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The first night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival has closed, and the evening ended with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden ...
Taylor Swift performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio, Mr. Olympia, 30 Seconds to Mars, Diana Ross, Chippendales
Las Vegas:
Friday, September 19, 2014
It’s brains, beauty, brawn and beer this weekend in Las Vegas, and even though 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival superstars will flash their magnetic appeal, it will be the competitors at Mr. Olympia who will flex their muscles along with the handsome hunks of Chippendales.
Miley Cyrus performs for a crowd of about 23,000 at the Lot during the Village showcase for iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
MGM Resorts Village is the playground for iHeartRadio Music Festival
Friday, September 19, 2014
The stage at the Village for the iHeartRadio Music Festival might be bigger than the event requires, but so what? ...

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