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May 27, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Battle involving college, closed casino is part of Caesars bankruptcy case

Battle involving college, closed casino is part of Caesars bankruptcy case

Posted 6:05 p.m.

Stockton University bought the Showboat in December from Caesars for $18 million. But the Trump Taj Mahal is enforcing a 1988 legal covenant prohibiting ...

Martin Jacobson’s winning hand is displayed during the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Rio. Jacobson, of Sweden, beat Felix Stephensen of Norway to win the $10 million first-place prize.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Martin Jacobson’s winning hand is displayed during the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Rio. Jacobson, of Sweden, beat Felix Stephensen of Norway to win the $10 million first-place prize.

Gaming

Time to gamble: Five pressing questions at the start of the 2015 World Series of Poker

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The constant clacking of shuffling poker chips officially overtakes the Rio convention center for the next 50 days this afternoon. The 46th annual World Series of Poker will begin at noon with the first of 68 tournaments scheduled through July. The vast majority of the world’s professional card players will stay in Las Vegas throughout the summer in a quest to ...

Shooting at North Las Vegas park leaves man dead

Shooting at North Las Vegas park leaves man dead, police say

Updated 10:39 p.m.

A 31-year-old man died after an apparent shooting at a North Las Vegas park Tuesday night. Officers were called about 8:45 p.m. to ...

News

U.S. returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes

U.S. Ambassador to Italy John Phillips walks past ancient artifacts, returned to Italy by the United States, on display in a Rome Carabinieri barracks Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the end of a press conference.

Alessandra Tarantino / AP

U.S. Ambassador to Italy John Phillips walks past ancient artifacts, returned to Italy by the United States, on display in a Rome Carabinieri barracks Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the end of a press conference.

Posted 9:00 p.m.

The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and ...

The Kats Report

Matt Goss gets ‘Strong’ with Komen, Yuman partnerships; Garrett (and his book) headline MGM Grand

Matt Goss and Suzanne Somers at Caesars Palace.

One of the city’s pre-eminent entertainment managers over the past several decades, Bernie Yuman is now in partnership with Matt Goss in a consortium titled MBM.

Posted 7:16 p.m.

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