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Staff place bundles of cash and the championship bracelet on the table after two finalists are determined during the 2014 World Series of Poker main event final table Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Rio.
MGM Resorts, Wynn go cashless at poker tables
Friday, April 10, 2015
Two major Strip casino operators recently made changes to their poker operations that may reflect a broader push to beef up their anti-money laundering efforts. Effective this month, MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts no longer allow cash at their poker tables. Previously, poker players could use cash without first converting it into chips. Some experts think the change is motivated by ...
Kym Johnson and Penn Jillette competed in Season 6 of “Dancing With the Stars” on ABC in 2008.
Strip Scribbles: Penn’s 105-pound weight loss, Sammy Hagar, The Band Perry, Lance Burton
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The 6-foot-7 Rio magician headliner Penn Jillette took four months to drop from 330 pounds to 225. He says that he was under doctor’s orders to change his eating habits.
Fleetwood Mac performs at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Las Vegas.
Weekend best bets: Fleetwood Mac, St. Vincent and Great Las Vegas Festival of Beer
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Skip holing up on the couch this weekend for some quality time with fellow Las Vegas residents. From great music (Barry Manilow, Dave Koz and Fleetwood Mac) to a slate of festivals (beer and Latino), here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
DJ brothers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike make their 2015 residency debut at Hakkasan on Thursday, April 9, 2015, in MGM Grand.
Q+A: DJ brothers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike make their debut at Hakkasan
MGM Grand:
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Belgian and Greek brothers Dimitri and Michael Thivaios, better known as DJ duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, grace the No. 2 spot on DJ Mag’s annual Top 100 DJs poll and make their residency debut at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Thursday night.
Taylor Swift arrives for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Taylor Swift, Sam Smith lead Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand on May 17
The Strip:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The three-hour 2015 Billboard Music Awards returning to MGM Grand Garden Arena and airing on ABC on May 17 will produce a battle between Taylor Swift and Sam Smith akin to the fireworks expected in the same arena two weeks earlier.
Construction continues on a $375 million sports arena between New York-New York and the Monte Carlo casinos Sunday, March 22, 2015. The 20,000-seat arena, a collaboration between MGM Resorts International and AEG, is expected to open in spring 2016.
MGM arena to serve Coca-Cola, feature Toshiba products
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
MGM Resorts International and entertainment company AEG say their 20,000-seat arena being built behind the New York-New York on the Las Vegas Strip will feature Coca-Cola beverages and ...
The 2014 Tropic Beauty Model Search world finals at Wet Republic on Friday, June 13, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Strip Scribbles: Bikini face-off at dayclubs; Lago at Bellagio; second Shake Shack; Seahawks
Las Vegas:
Monday, April 6, 2015
A total of $160,000 is up for grabs to the winner at Drai’s, and Wet Republic says it is offering $1 million in cash and prizes divvied up among the Top 40 finalists after eight qualifying rounds of competition.
A look at MGM Resorts Festival Grounds during preparations Wednesday, April 1, 2015, for the first Rock in Rio USA festival, scheduled for May 8-9 and 15-16, on the new venue on the southwest corner of the Strip and Sahara Avenue.
MGM Resorts Festival Grounds is looking a lot less like a lot
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The big-wow features of Rock in Rio USA are the Ferris wheel and zip line in the middle of the festival grounds’ footprint. The City of Rock blueprint has the same homey facades that have been used in Rock in Rio’s other cities.
The marquee of the Railroad Pass Hotel and Casino stands along the highway Friday, July 29, 2011.
MGM Resorts finalizes sale of Railroad Pass
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
MGM Resorts International has completed its sale of the Railroad Pass casino to a local real estate professional ...
Aerial views of the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, March 27, 2015, including, pictured here, the Rock in Rio USA site, MGM Arena behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo and Pawn Mall.
Photos: New construction on the Strip alters Las Vegas cityscape
Monday, March 30, 2015
Progress on construction of the new MGM Arena behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo and the Rock in Rio USA site at the other end of the Strip is changing the Las Vegas skyline.
Hakkasan celebrates resident DJ Tiesto’s Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.
Nightclub & Bar preview: Nelly, Nick Cannon, Avicii, Tiesto, Jell-O shot maker
Conventions:
Monday, March 30, 2015
The show features more than 700 nightlife suppliers, thousands of products spanning more than 100,000 square feet of exhibits and more than 80 sessions and workshops.
Bill Foley, seen March 19, 2015, is trying to bring an NHL team to Las Vegas.
How a Las Vegas expansion hockey team’s roster would take shape
Saturday, March 28, 2015
If the National Hockey League grants Las Vegas an expansion franchise, prospective owner Bill Foley has a timetable for the team’s performance on the ice. “Playoffs in three years,” he said. ...
Barry Manilow performs at Paris Las Vegas.
‘Nocturne’ litigation nearly put to bed; Barry Manilow’s ‘Last’ tour is not the end
Friday, March 27, 2015
The lengthy and unseemly litigation between the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Spiegelworld over the closing of “Vegas Nocturne” seems to be resolved.
Hakkasan celebrates resident DJ Tiesto’s Grammy Award win Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at MGM Grand.
DJ Mag names Hakkasan No. 1 nightclub in U.S.; Life is No. 21
Nightlife:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hakkasan also jumped from the No. 10 spot on the Best Nightclub in the World rankings to No. 3. Green Valley Club from Brazil narrowly beat our Strip mega-club at No. 1 and the 25-year-old Space Ibiza in Spain at No. 2.
MGM Grand on the Las Vegas Strip as seen on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Culinary, Bartenders unions reach tentative deal with MGM Grand
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Culinary and Bartenders Unions have reached a tentative agreement with the MGM Grand for a four-year contract renewal. The new contract will cover approximately 4,000 members of ...
Miley Cyrus with DJ Questlove at Heart of Omnia on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Caesars Palace.
Photos: Miley Cyrus dines at Hakkasan, hosts at Omnia, stays at Nobu
Nightlife:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Singer-songwriter and actress Miley Cyrus hosted at the exclusive ultra-lounge Heart of Omnia in the new $107 million Omnia nightclub in Caesars Palace on Saturday night.
David Copperfield poses for a picture with a fan during the unveiling of his slot machine Thursday, June 26, 2014, in MGM Grand.
David Copperfield’s pool collapses at 57th floor Manhattan penthouse
Real Estate:
Monday, March 23, 2015
MGM Grand headliner illusionist David Copperfield’s rooftop swimming pool in Manhattan did a disappearing act, but it unfortunately wasn’t one of his magic tricks. The lap pool atop Copperfield’s East 57th Street penthouse burst and flooded his apartment.
Miley Cyrus performs during the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival in MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
Celebrity preview: Miley Cyrus, Kourtney + Khloe, John Legend, ‘Newsies,’ Afrojack, Dan + Shay
Las Vegas:
Friday, March 20, 2015
The third-annual “One Night for One Drop” spectacular with Oscar- and Grammy-winning John Legend and a 110-strong cast of Cirque du Soleil performers at the Mirage is set to dominate the entertainment scene.

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