Robert Mann

Robert Mann

Robert Mann has Northwestern journalism degree, is a former reporter for the Chicago Tribune and National Enquirer, was in news management for CNN and several TV stations and is a 30 year resident of Las Vegas

CityCenter Holdings closes Mandarin Oriental deal for $214M

CityCenter Holdings closes Mandarin Oriental deal for $214M

posted on August 31, 2018 by

CityCenter Holdings, LLC, the joint venture between MGM Resorts International and Infinity World Development Corp, said Thursday it’s deal to sell Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas and adjacent retail parcels for $214 million in cash has now closed.

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Nevada gaming revenues log first monthly decline since January

Nevada gaming revenues log first monthly decline since January

posted on August 31, 2018 by

Nevada’s July’s gaming revenues, marked by a 5.75 percent decline on the Las Vegas Strip, logged its first monthly decrease since January, according to figures released Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB).

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First legal sports bet was made in West Virginia

First legal sports bet was made in West Virginia

posted on August 31, 2018 by

The first legal sports bet was made in West Virginia Thursday morning, a full two days ahead of schedule, it was announced by Danielle Boyd, managing general counsel for the West Virginia Lottery, the entity supervising the state’s foray into legalized sports wagering.

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All-grass Kentucky Downs thoroughbred meet set to open Sept. 1

All-grass Kentucky Downs thoroughbred meet set to open Sept. 1

posted on August 30, 2018 by

The short but sweet all-grass thoroughbred meeting at Kentucky Downs in Franklin is set to open on Saturday, Sept. 1. Horseplayers will be offered just five-days of top-tier action on the track’s unique, European-style grass course.

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Federal control of sports betting gains influential supporter

Federal control of sports betting gains influential supporter

posted on August 30, 2018 by

The concept of federal control of sports betting has gained another influential supporter with word that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has now proposed a national framework for sports betting.

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