| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:57 PM
After a protracted and public debate that stretched on for years, officials from MGM Springfield declared victory Tuesday after a ballot question to ban casinos in Massachusetts failed.
"Voters across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts today voiced their...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Los Angeles nightclub impresario Sam Nazarian opened his latest SLS hotel with the usual flair. Champagne flowed, rock tunes blared, celebrities preened and fireworks exploded from the trendy hotel's roof on the Las Vegas Strip.
The light show cast an...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Demolition of the Harmon, a 26-story Las Vegas hotel that was supposed to be one of the gems of the CityCenter mega-development, is set to begin in two weeks.
The Harmon was part of the $8.5-billion CityCenter, a glitzy hotel, retail and restaurant...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Rock in Rio will sound off Stateside for the first time.
The music festival, which began 30 years ago in Brazil and has grown into one of the world's largest music festivals, will expand to Las Vegas in May 2015. Festival organizers on Friday unveiled...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Not that it's fair to put Mike D'Antoni and Donald Sterling in the same sentence, as Mr. D'Antoni doesn't deserve to be insulted, but we can clearly see the similarities in the two of them as they leave Staples Center. Neither one of them has a useful...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Last year, Los Angeles entertainment giant AEG weathered a major corporate shake-up, endured a six-month trial spotlighting its role in the last days of Michael Jackson and fell short in its efforts to bring L.A. a pro football team.
Even so, the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:30 PM
LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao has been in so many more big fights than his Saturday opponent Timothy Bradley that apparently he can now read body language.
"They seem very nervous," Pacquiao whispered to trainer Freddie Roach on the MGM Grand stage,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:06 PM
LAS VEGAS — One by one, the grand old dames of the Strip outlived their charms — the Dunes, Stardust and Aladdin — and down they came, thanks to some well-rigged dynamite, in a booming flash of bravado and showmanship that became this...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Open gambling tables and slot machines were easy to find this week at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, now that the standing-room crowds once common to the high tourist season at the world's most famous boardwalk have found spots closer to home to...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This post has been updated. See correction below.
In the trailer for the current Screen Gems movie "Think Like a Man Too," actor Kevin Hart is shown dancing in his underwear and socks, sliding across the marble floor of the opulent Constantine villa...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The high court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday that a petition to effectively ban casinos will go to a vote in November, potentially erasing plans for destination resorts in Springfield and Greater Boston.
At the least, the decision delays the start of...