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August 25, 2016

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Oakland Raiders file trademark applications for Las Vegas Raiders

(via Forbes)

Comment The Oakland Raiders have not officially made the move to Las Vegas, but a few trademark filings may serve as a sign for what is to come. On August 20, 2016, the Raiders filed trademark applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the mark “Las Vegas Raiders.” To see the full story, click here.

NHL hires gambling watchdog ahead of Las Vegas move

(via Bloomberg)

Comment As it prepares to inaugurate a team in Las Vegas, the National Hockey League has hired a monitor to watch for suspicious gambling activity, which can be an early warning of cheating in the sport. To see the full story, click here.

Poll: Nevada Senate race all tied up

(via Roll Call)

Comment The two headline races in Nevada are neck and neck, a poll released Thursday shows. To see the full story, click here.

Las Vegas' oldest steakhouse still charms

A view inside Golden Steer, 308 W. Sahara Ave., just west of the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, March 23, 2012.

(via USA Today)

Comment [{"text":"Our favorite steakhouses in Las Vegas","url":""}] As the oldest steakhouse in a city enamored with steakhouses, the Golden Steer is a true Las Vegas icon, and has served dinner to countless visiting icons, from Joe DiMaggio and Muhammad Ali to Bette Midler and the King himself, Elvis Presley. To see the full story, click here.

Sacramento Bee: Time for Raider Nation to squish this Las Vegas lunacy

(via The Sacramento Bee)

Comment The Raiders broke training camp this week under the possibility their days in wine country might be coming to an end. The story broke last week, anyway, that Raiders people were seen foraging east of the Sierra, looking for a new training camp site if the team moves to Las Vegas. To see the full story, click here.

Casino magnate Steve Wynn holds back support from friend Donald Trump

Steve Wynn makes a point during his keynote speech opening the International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking at  the Mirage on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

(via Bloomberg)

Comment Billionaire casino operator Steve Wynn is spurning his friend and longtime business rival Donald Trump in his presidential run, choosing to stay on the sidelines instead. To see the full story, click here.

J.Lo calls ex-husband Marc Anthony her 'baby daddy' during her Vegas show

(via By Jonathan Borge, InStyle)

Comment For those of you still mourning the end of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s passionate relationship years after they split, here’s something to feed your appetite. On Saturday, the 47-year-old iconic Latin musician, with whom Lopez famously sang the “No Me Ames” ballad in the ‘90s, headed to Sin City to pay a visit to his ex-wife during one of ...

Why Las Vegas is a great place for working-class women

(via The New York Times)

Comment This summer I worked as a seasonal cocktail server, a job that came with a membership in the largest union local in Nevada, Culinary 226. In my first week on the job, I chatted with a co-worker in the elevator. I asked how long she had been working there. “Twenty-eight years,” she said. “And I just got my dream shift ...

Mariah Carey's Las Vegas billboards banned for being 'too sexy'

(via By Joshua Espinoza, Complex)

Comment There’s plenty of reasons to love Mariah Carey. She’s an amazing vocalist, she's an incredible businesswoman, and, she’s also sexy AF. But, apparently, the latter has landed her in a bit of trouble. According to TMZ, the singer is making a return to Las Vegas this month and spent thousands of dollars on billboards to promote her upcoming shows. In ...

MGM Resorts CEO: I'm crossing the aisle to back Clinton

Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, speaks  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at G2E at The Venetian.

(via USA Today)

Comment As a lifelong registered Republican, I’ve crossed the aisle only a few times in elections past, and almost never at the presidential level. Each time, it was a gut-wrenching decision. But this year it’s an easy choice. I’m going to put my country ahead of my party by voting for Hillary Clinton — and by making my first-ever public endorsement ...

Cowboys owner Jones: Raiders move to Las Vegas would go smoothly

(via Pro Football Talk)

Comment When NFL owners gathered to determine the fate of the Los Angeles market, there was a bit of an intramural scrum. But when it comes time to decide on the Raiders possibly leaving Oakland for Las Vegas, at least one of them thinks the meeting will be a calm one. To read more, click here.

Sands Bethlehem fined for underage visitors, state says


Comment Pennsylvania casino regulators approved fines Wednesday against the operator of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem for three alleged incidents of visitors under age 21 on the gaming floor. click here.

Report: Bruno Mars in talks for Las Vegas residency

(via Mirror)

Comment The Mirror reports that Bruno Mars is in talks for a residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. To see the full story, click here.

Henderson family killed in crash on return trip from Utah remembered for love, faith


Comment A father, daughter and son were were killed in a crash on I-15 Sunday as they returned home from a trip to Utah celebrating the completion of the son's LDS Church mission. To see the full story, click here.

Photos: Nationals slugger Bryce Harper drops $2.7 million on home in Henderson

Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper walks in the dugout during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Washington.

(via Los Angeles Times)

Comment The National League’s reigning MVP has found a new place to hang his hat. Bryce Harper, star outfielder for the Washington Nationals, has bought a home in a gated Henderson community for $2.7 million. To see the full story, click here.