Bellagio error may be biggest sportsbook loss for Vegas

General Jul 5, 2020

Bellagio error may be biggest sportsbook loss for Vegas

The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets made after an event has started. Seven longtime Las Vegas bookmakers can’t recall a larger loss, the Las Vegas ...

MGM pitches plan for NBA to finish season in Las Vegas: report

Basketball / NBA May 3, 2020

MGM pitches plan for NBA to finish season in Las Vegas: report

MGM Resorts International has pitched a proposal to the NBA to complete the coronavirus-halted 2019-20 season on courts in Las Vegas convention centers, the New York Times reported. The plan, according to the newspaper, would have players and their families, plus other essential personnel, stay ...

A rising Michael Bloomberg qualifies for U.S. Democratic debate

World / Politics Feb 19, 2020

A rising Michael Bloomberg qualifies for U.S. Democratic debate

U.S. media tycoon Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate, after a new poll shows him leapfrogging several of his rivals, including Joe Biden, to claim second spot in the race for the party nomination. Bloomberg's surge meant that he cleared a polling ...

IT giants renew commitment to privacy and security amid concerns

Business / Tech Jan 8, 2020

IT giants renew commitment to privacy and security amid concerns

Information technology giants such as Google LLC and Amazon.com Inc. are striving to reassure consumers of their commitment to privacy and security, emphasizing related features while rolling out new products at the CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas. Google announced Tuesday that it had ...

Las Vegas people-moving tunnel may open in 2020, Elon Musk says

Business Dec 29, 2019

Las Vegas people-moving tunnel may open in 2020, Elon Musk says

A tunnel in Las Vegas meant to showcase a traffic-busting alternative for overcrowded cities should be completed next year, innovative entrepreneur Elon Musk said on Twitter. The people-moving tunnel is being built by The Boring Co., one of several future-oriented enterprises founded by Musk, along ...