Tag - las-vegas



Oct 3, 2017
In info void before smoke cleared in Vegas bloodbath, fake news quick to flood social media
As law enforcement and news organizations raced to piece together what happened during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history Sunday night in Las Vegas, web denizens less wedded to the truth rushed in to provide details of their own — which quickly went viral.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 3, 2017
Slot machine-maker Konami says Japan casinos will need Vegas-style oversight
Konami Holdings Corp., which supplies slot machines to some of the world's biggest casinos, will participate in Japan's gaming industry if the regulations are as strict as those in Las Vegas.
Japan Times
Oct 27, 2016
Osawa gets first title shot against unbeaten WBO featherweight champ Valdez
Hiroshige Osawa is raring to go for his first world title fight Nov. 5 against WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez in Las Vegas.
Jul 9, 2016
Ex-Fukushima stars Jones, Nash make Las Vegas Summer League debuts
Two former Fukushima Firebonds standouts made their 2016 NBA Las Vegas Summer League debuts on Friday night.
Japan Times
Jul 5, 2016
Dynamic scorer Nash to play for Milwaukee Bucks in Las Vegas Summer League
After a banner rookie season in the bj-league, forward Le'Bryan Nash continues his quest to secure a job in the NBA.
Japan Times
Jun 30, 2016
Pierce to work for Heat during Summer League
For Japan hoop followers, the Miami Heat will have a familiar face helping out during the upcoming Las Vegas Summer League.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 23, 2015
Driver who plowed into Las Vegas crowd charged with murder
An Oregon woman accused of plowing her car into a crowd on the Las Vegas Strip, killing one person and injuring dozens, was charged with murder on Tuesday as investigators sought clues to what motivated the rampage.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Aug 15, 2015
High-tech kabuki performance amazes crowd at Las Vegas venue
The traditional Japanese art form of kabuki made its debut Friday night on the Las Vegas Strip at the famed Fountains of Bellagio.
Japan Times
Jan 7, 2015
Sony's Walkman makes comeback in high resolution, for $1,200
Sony Corp. is bringing back the Walkman, with a new model of the music player pioneer that comes with high-resolution playback and Bluetooth-connected headphones.
Jul 13, 2014
Togashi debuts for Mavericks in Summer League loss to Knicks
Point guard Yuki Togashi made his NBA Summer League debut on Friday.
Jul 5, 2014
Bantamweight champ Tomoki Kameda to face Thai challenger in Las Vegas
WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda will make his second title defense against No. 1 contender Pungluang Sor Singyu of Thailand on July 12 in Las Vegas, the Kameda Gym announced on Saturday.
Jun 28, 2014
Abe fishing for casino card to help growth
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is nudging lawmakers to legalize Las Vegas-style casino gambling in Japan to help boost economic growth, but he faces tough odds winning lawmakers over.
Japan Times
Jan 5, 2014
Chinese gaming mecca attempts to shed its gaudy image
Japan Times
Jul 11, 2010
Japan's great gamble
Sheldon Adelson, crusading chairman of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, was in Singapore last month to launch his company's latest casino-anchored mega-resort, the $5.5 billion Marina Bay Sands Singapore.


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