The Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.(Image: Getty)The Golden Knights took just five games to dispatch Winnipeg, putting Vegas in the Stanley Cup Final in the first year of the franchise’s existence.
The Vegas Golden Knights, Sin City’s expansion NHL team, advanced to the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, defeating the San Jose Sharks in six games, and the Las Vegas poker community is going bonkers.The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals after defeating the San Jose Sharks in six games.
A new casino complex with a 459-foot-tall hotel tower is set to replace the former Las Vegas Club in downtown Las Vegas, local news outlet Las Vegas Sun has reported citing documents submitted with city officials.The property will be located at the site of the former Las Vegas Club, Mermaids Casino, and the Girls of Glitter Gulch Topless Club.
The Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza is one of several poker series in Las Vegas during the summer intent on cashing in on action fueled by the WSOP.(Image: The Venetian)Aria, Golden Nugget, and Venetian, are among the numerous poker rooms that will host a summer poker series.
The team adopted by hockey fanatic Daniel Negreanu and many other Las Vegas poker players opened the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings, sending fans into near-euphoria.Daniel Negreanu had a good time with his girlfriend cheering on the Vegas Golden Knights during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings.
(Image: CardsChat)On May 27, the new PokerGO Studio will play host to the fourth annual Super High Roller Bowl, a $300,000 buy-in tournament that will air live on the PokerGO app.The poker app will also partner with ESPN to broadcast the Main Event live in July.
A scandal was brewing on Saturday during the Heartland Poker Tour Main Event at Westgate in Las Vegas, after some players were offered discount buy-ins to the Main Event.In this tournament, the HPT only guarantees the $500,000 if 300 or more players enter.
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives Villanova an even-money shot at winning the national title as the 2018 Final Four is set to tip off on Saturday evening in San Antonio.But oddsmakers in Las Vegas believe Villanova (-5) is the better team.
During the month of February, the city known as the “poker capital of the world,” Las Vegas, brought in $8.Clark County, the largest county in the state which includes Las Vegas, has 39 poker rooms, most of which are in Las Vegas and its suburban city, Henderson.
The property will be remodeled and rebranded as Virgin Hotel Las Vegas over the next year and a half.The hotel brand opened its first hotel property in Chicago in 2015.
Richard Branson and his Virgin brand are set to take up residence in Las Vegas after the British billionaire announced his takeover of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.Richard Branson is looking to shakeup the Las Vegas casino scene by purchasing the Hard Rock Hotel.
Privately-held gaming company The Meruelo Group has received permission by the Nevada Gaming Commission to complete the acquisition of the struggling SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.It is located on the northern end of the Las Vegas Strip, not far from the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Having hosted charity poker events for NFL Pro Bowlers Drew Brees and Marshall Faulk, she found success in November when she won Event #14: $365 NLHE Turbo at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.In Event #6: $365 NLHE, he squared off against local grinder Jesse Capps in a marathon four-hour heads-up match.
A new Las Vegas Strip entertainment venue will be able to utilize parking spaces at the garages of nearby casinos after receiving the necessary approval from the Clark County Zoning Commission.Both properties are owned and operated by major casino company Las Vegas Sands, which is also a partner in the development of the new entertainment venue.
The following infographic includes information about the state of Las Vegas and Macau’s casino industries between 2007-2017.Last year, both cities recorded gaming revenue increases but, as it can be seen, are still far from their all-time revenue peak.
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa has become the latest of a number of Las Vegas casino resorts to have undertaken multi-million renovation of its facilities at a time when the iconic gambling hub is trying to reinvent itself after its heavy crash during the Great Recession.Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, the emblematic Downtown Las Vegas property, also completed planned remodel last summer.
The long overdue opening of the unfinished Fontainebleau Resort Las Vegas is now scheduled for 2020, the property’s owners announced today.The Fontainebleau was planned to be a hotel, casino, and convention complex on the Las Vegas Strip’s northern end.
Big casino companies, including Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International, have been among the biggest donors to Georgia lawmakers, local news outlet Politically Georgia reported citing information from recently filed campaign disclosures.The Las Vegas casino giant has been among the most active advocates for the legalization of casino gambling in Georgia.
Major casino operator Las Vegas Sands has been lobbying for the legalization of gambling in Brazil in a manner similar to other jurisdictions the company has been operating in, including Las Vegas, Macau, and Singapore.And it can be said that it was namely Las Vegas Sands that introduced and popularized the integrated resort model and that it has proved particularly profitable for the company over the years.
A day before the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII, 43-year-old Kfir Nahum was busy besting a field of 827 entries to win the $1,100 buy-in MSPT Poker Bowl II at The Venetian in Las Vegas.Kfir Nahum pushed hard for a deal at the final table of the MSPT Poker Bowl II at The Venetian, and it resulted in his taking down the title.