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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    OJ Simpson testifies in bid for new Vegas trial

    Posted May 16th 2013, 01:46pm by Associated Press in Las Vegas

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas O.J. Simpson, an articulate ex-star athlete who once lived for the spotlight, was back on stage telling the grim story of a single Las Vegas afternoon in 2007 ... to muscle the guys. The guys had my stuff, even though they claimed they didn’t steal it.” Simpson said he took the advice of his longtime former lawyer, Yale Galanter, and didn’t testify in his Las ...

  2. Inside story

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a faceless suburban industrial estate, gives no idea of the wonders that lie within. 'Nothing prepares you for the many-hued jolt any more than the desert prepares you for Las Vegas,' said ...

  3. channel hop

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... & Living, today at 11pm) seems to have found a niche worth exploring. Set in Las Vegas' Green Valley Ranch Resort, Casino and Spa, far from the brash neon and garish gimmicks ... the Academy Awards for the food and beverage service industry in Las Vegas'. Mulligan's insistence that his team 'get out there and kick some culinary butt' is not lost on pastry ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    Las Vegas casinos to accept bitcoin virtual currency

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 02:02pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Customers will be able to use virtual currency to pay for hotel rooms and related purchases Las Vegas casinos to accept bitcoins Two Las Vegas casino hotels will become the first known US commercial gambling houses to allow the use of the unregulated digital payment system bitcoin, casino officials said on Tuesday. The Golden Gate Hotel and Casino and The D Las Vegas ...

  5. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Australia's Crown Resorts buys site on Las Vegas strip

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australian gaming mogul James Packer is taking another crack at the lucrative US casino market, with his Crown Resorts buying a vacant site on the famous Las Vegas Strip. Crown has established a joint-venture resort company to develop the site with former Wynn Las Vegas president Andrew Pascal, with financial backing from US private equity firm Oaktree Capital ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Senator Harry Reid apologises over Asian jokes made at lunch in Las Vegas

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas Harry Reid apologises over Asian jokes US Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid apologised for jokes he made about Asians during a lunch for business leaders in Las Vegas last week. The senator was addressing the city's Asian Chamber of Commerce on Thursday when he told the audience: "I don't think you're smarter than anybody else, ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Las Vegas Sands pays US$47m in deal to end inquiry into money transfers

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 10:59am by Reuters

    ... Sue Zeidler in Los Angeles Las Vegas Sands strikes deal with prosecutors over multi-million dollar cash transfers made by Chinese-Mexican linked to drug trafficking Casino operator Las ... gamblers the world has ever known. The settlement agreement said Zhenli Ye Gon's losses were large enough to affect the bonuses of many Las Vegas Sands and Venetian executives. His individual ...

  8. News - World - CRIME

    Online gambling guru and '14K triad member' Paul Phua snared in Las Vegas arrest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris, Raquel Carvalho

    ... Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris and Raquel Carvalho Paul Phua was arrested in Las Vegas for running illegal soccer betting ring Big fish of online gambling snared A private jet sits on the runway at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. For its owner, Paul Phua Wei-seng, the US$48 million plane with the registration number N888XS, may not be as lucky as its number sounds. ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Five dead, including two policemen, in Las Vegas ambush shooting

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Las Vegas An armed man and woman shouting about a “revolution” opened fire and killed two Las Vegas policemen who were eating lunch in a pizza parlour on Sunday, then fatally ... though the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported the victim was a woman. Gillespie said the two slain officers had been on routine patrol in the East Las Vegas area when they stopped for lunch. ...

  10. News - China

    Tiny Macau remakes gambling world and Las Vegas

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 03:51pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas The centre of the gambling world has shifted 16 time zones away to a tiny spit of land on the southern tip of East Asia: Macau. An hour’s ferry ride from Hong ... at least receded from public eye. The Macau market is now larger than the entire US gaming market Jim Murren, MGM CEO “It was a swamp,” said Sheldon Adelson, chief executive of Las Vegas Sands, ...




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