Casinos

November 09, 2017 - 8:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's attorney says the former football star has been banned from The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne on Thursday told The Associated Press that Simpson received a trespass notice from the hotel Wednesday. He denied that Simpson was...
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September 06, 2017 - 8:01 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are one step closer to being able to start building their proposed stadium in Las Vegas after local officials on Wednesday approved the use of the land the team purchased near the city's world-famous casino-resorts. Commissioners in Nevada's Clark County voted...
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File- This Aug. 10, 2017, file photo shows Floyd Mayweather Jr. training at his gym in Las Vegas. Look at any boxing website, and the comments will largely all be the same. Mayweather Jr.'s fight with Conor McGregor is a joke, a spectacle that has little to do with real boxing. No reason to spend two cents on it, much less $100, when there's a real super fight coming up a few weeks later between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 22, 2017 - 2:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor may not have sold out yet, but that won't stop Las Vegas from putting on its party hat. Sin City's nightclubs have booked a long list of celebrities — including one of the fighters — and high-rolling gamblers and VIPs have...
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July 17, 2017 - 10:24 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let patrons play daily fantasy sports contests for money. Resorts Casino Hotel on Monday launched FastPick, a daily fantasy sports game in which customers choose head-to-head player matchups of real-world...
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Cameraman and photographer film a court van arrives at an entrance gate of the Baoshan District People's Court in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017. Australian and Chinese casino employees stood trial Monday on charges relating to gambling, in a case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 26, 2017 - 1:23 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company on Monday pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling and the three Australians were sentenced to nine or 10 months' imprisonment, an Australian official said. The 19 defendants, including three Australians from the sales and...
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Cameraman and photographer film a court van arrives at an entrance gate of the Baoshan District People's Court in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017. Australian and Chinese casino employees stood trial Monday on charges relating to gambling, in a case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 26, 2017 - 12:59 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company on Monday pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling and the three Australians were sentenced to nine or 10 months' imprisonment, an Australian official said. The 19 defendants, including three Australians from the sales and...
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April 11, 2017 - 1:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An NFL spokesman says players could be subject to fines for participating in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at a Las Vegas casino. League spokesman Brian McCarthy says Tuesday that the NFL found out about the event while it was happening and now is looking into which...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2016, file photo, Phil Ruffin waves has he walks on stage during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Ruffin has never been to the White House. On March 30, 2017, he’ll have dinner there with his friend, President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 30, 2017 - 3:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has never been to the White House. On Thursday, he'll have dinner there with his friend, Donald Trump. "It's a lonely job, and I have been friends with him for a long time. It'll be nice to catch up," Ruffin said. Trump has had a...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2016, file photo, Phil Ruffin waves has he walks on stage during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Ruffin has never been to the White House. On March 30, 2017, he’ll have dinner there with his friend, President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 30, 2017 - 3:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin has never been to the White House. On Thursday, he'll have dinner there with his friend, President Donald Trump. And right now, the president could probably use a friend. Trump has had a rough few weeks: a setback on health care,...
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North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks celebrates during the second half in a second-round game against Arkansas in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 19, 2017 - 11:59 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12 a.m. The Sweet 16 is set after a Sunday filled with close games and two huge upsets. No. 7 seed South Carolina bounced No. 2 seed Duke, a team that opened as the betting favorite in some Las Vegas casinos. Another 2, Louisville, was taken...
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