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STLV Preview: Exhibits & Sets

There’s something to do pretty much every minute of <i>Star Trek Las Vegas</i>, and today StarTrek.com previews the many displays and exhibits that await …

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I play the security odds in Las Vegas by rolling the Wi-Fi dice

It's worse than the Wall of Shame. It's the Wall of Sheep.<p>You're going to get hacked at Black Hat or Defcon, two of the largest hacker conventions in the world, if your device is insecure. And every year, hackers, security researchers and incognito federal agents attending the events, which run …

More Details on the Eataly Takeover at Park MGM

The latest renderings unveiling the future of the <b>Monte Carlo</b> resort have been revealed during an earnings report for MGM Resorts International. And a local Town Board Meeting has provided some extra context for the massive transformation of the 21-year old property into the <b>Park MGM</b> and <b>NoMad Las</b> …

How Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Lost $10 Million on Baccarat

In the casino business, it’s a cliche that the house always wins. But at Wynn Resorts Ltd. last quarter, the tables turned.<p>On Tuesday, casino …

At Last, Robert Irvine Has a Las Vegas Restaurant

Robert Irvine’s Public House<p><i>Address:</i> Tropicana, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. S.<p><i>Phone:</i> 702-739-2307<p><i>Status:</i> Open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.<p>Fourteen months after rappelling 22 stories down the facade of the Tropicana, <b>Robert Irvine</b>, the star of the Food Network’s Restaurant: Impossible and more, debuted his …

What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Stay in Vegas in SLOTS

Artist Dan Panosian is known for bringing a gritty, stylized realism to his work, as seen in his mesmerizing renderings in such titles as <i>Daredevil:</i> …

Nevada casinos end fiscal year with winnings up 2.9 percent

Nevada’s gaming revenue was up last month and for fiscal 2017, according to numbers released today by the ...

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Behold, Eataly, a New Strip Bridge and the Park MGM

Confirmation of an <i>Eater Vegas</i> reveal on the future of the Monte Carlo uncovers MGM Resorts International’s dramatic plans for the <b>Park MGM</b> and <b>Nomad Las Vegas</b>, set to rise from the shell of the current resort late next year.<p>Among the revelations, a confirmed site of <b>Mario Batali</b> and <b>Joe Bastianich</b>’s</b> …

The ultimate girls' weekend away in Las Vegas: where to go and what to see

<p>They say that what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, but it is pretty hard to resist spreading the word about just how fun, and of course - fabulous …

Finding cheap fun at every casino on the Las Vegas Strip

Stretch your Vegas money here! Where to eat, drink, party and relax for just a few bucks all over Las Vegas Boulevard.

Review: Jaleo Las Vegas

Our final dinner in Las Vegas was one I had been waiting for for a while now: Jaleo Las Vegas.Following our shopping and dining adventures around …

Las Vegas

Report | Derrick Rose to join LeBron for workouts in Las Vegas

Cleveland Cavaliers forward <b>LeBron James</b> is already taking a new teammate under his wing. Chris Haynes of ESPN reported on Wednesday that James …

Las Vegas in lockdown as hackers descend

Gamblers beware.<p>It’s one of the world’s largest congregations of hackers, as over 30,000 arrive in Sin City for not one, but three cyber security …

7th & Carson’s Gregg Fortunato Takes a Culinary Journey Through His Favorite Vegas Restaurants

<i>Sin City is home to a lot of restaurants and bars, but there are tons of hidden gems that the majority of Las Vegans aren't unearthing. To help guide us to these potential discoveries, we've enlisted some of our city's food players to share their recommendations for a feature dubbed</i> <i>Dining</i> …

Mariah Carey will return to Vegas for a handful of Christmastime concerts

Grammy-winning singer Mariah Carey finished her Las Vegas residency last week. But she'll be back.<p>"All I Want for Christmas Is You," the name of Carey's 1994 holiday hit, is also the name of the show to be staged Dec. 14, 16, 17, 20 and 22 in the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. That's where the pop …

Now Is Your Chance to Buy the Clown Motel of Your Nightmares

This potentially haunted, clown-filled property nestled next to a cemetery could be yours for just $900,000.<p>For 20 years, Bob Perchetti has served as curator, owner, and connoisseur at Nevada's Clown Motel, inviting guests to pop in for a cheap room and a chance to marvel at his extensive harlequin …

Priscilla Presley recalls one of her favorite moments with Elvis: 'I loved it!'

Priscilla Presley can still vividly remember one of her favorite memories with her ex-husband, the late Elvis Presley — and it involves 1964 Chevrolet Corvair.<p>Priscilla first met Elvis in September 1959 during a party at his home in Germany, where he was serving in the army. She started dating the …

Lady Gaga too busy for Vegas dive bar concert

Lady Gaga is postponing the first stop of her 2017 Dive Bar Tour originally scheduled for Thursday in Las Vegas.<p>A statement released Tuesday said the …

Vintage Vegas

With the demolition of the Riviera Hotel in June, the circa 1957 Tropicana Hotel and Resort – now a DoubleTree property by Hilton since 2012 – stands …

Hodor DJ'd a pool party in Vegas while the rest of us were watching “Game of Thrones”

It’s no surprise to us that Kristian Nairn, who played Hodor on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, is also a DJ. In case you missed the initial freakout that was …

10 Tips to Stay Safe When You're at Black Hat or Everywhere Else

The annual Black Hat USA conference is a ripe opportunity for hackers to test their skills, but using these 10 tips might help to reduce the …

Why Las Vegas Sands Corp. Shareholders Have Something to Worry About

The casino resort operator may find it's running out of luck.<p>With 60% of <b>Las Vegas Sands</b>' (NYSE:LVS) revenue coming from Macau, investors should be …

Upgrades at Palace Station could include convention center

Renovations at Palace Station may continue with a new 335-foot tower and convention center, according to plans it submitted to the city of Las …

The Essential Bars of Las Vegas

Drinkers can turn to this group of 15 reliable bars<p>Where do Las Vegans turn for a good bar? Here now, a look at the essential bars of Las Vegas, including those that have been around forever and a day and those with that have amassed a dedicated local following. Standouts include Herbs & Rye, The …

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NBA News: In-Game Gambling Could Be On The Way Soon, And Adam Silver Is On Board

The NBA could soon have in-game gambling, and Adam Silver seems excited about the possibility.<p>The NBA commissioner this week gave his most …

'Skill-based' slot machine maker GameCo has eyes on Australian gamblers

The new generation of arcade-style gambling machines – including shooting games, racing games, card games and puzzles – determine payouts on player …

N.J. man with accounting degree wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

<b>LAS VEGAS --</b> A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year's World Series of Poker champion.<p>Scott Blumstein won the series' marquee …

Tyson: ‘McGregor is going to get killed’ boxing with Floyd

At least when it comes to his bank account, there’s very little chance that Conor McGregor actually ‘loses’ in his upcoming bout with Floyd …