Planning to Visit or Move to Las Vegas? Here Is What You Need to Know

Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the most popular places for people to move or visit, with the whole state being comprised primarily of people from other states and countries. Whether you want to go there to try your hand at winning the jackpot or have a permanent relocation in mind, there are many things you need to learn before moving or hanging out in the bright city. For one…

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Chaos at media event in Las Vegas

Conor McGregor’s fight on Saturday against Floyd Mayweather is his first ever professional boxing contest The opening event of a week of build-up to potentially the most lucrative fight in boxing history produced chaotic scenes in Las Vegas, with Floyd Mayweather booed by unhappy fans. The undefeated American arrived late and was barely visible, entering amid a large entourage before being largely hidden on stage by a media scrum. Conor…

‘Pawn Stars’ Chumlee Lists Gorgeous Las Vegas Party House for $1.8 Million

“Pawn Stars” favorite Chumlee is listing his Las Vegas party mansion for millions. (A+E) Austin Lee Russell, better known as Chumlee of “Pawn Stars,” is selling his infamous Las Vegas bachelor pad for $1,849,900. The five bedroom, six bathroom estate was purchased five years ago for $1.1 million — which would earn a soaring profit if he gets his asking price. The 6,206-square-foot home comes equipped with pool, spa, guest…

When Vegas’ Pools Get Too Crowded, Rent a ‘Floating Cabana’ on Lake Mead for a Day

Pontoon boats on Lake Mead, Nev., can hold 12 guests. (Forever Resorts) When Las Vegas’ popular hotel pools get crowded, it’s time to get out of town. A new service offers visitors a chance to be whisked from the Strip to spend the day lounging and splashing on a pontoon boat in Lake Mead. Have a DIY water day on the lake, about 35 miles east of Vegas, in boats…

Supreme Court Decision to Take on Sports Gambling Issue Might Force Ncaa to Accept Las Vegas

(Photo: Bob Donnan, USA TODAY Sports) On the heels of a federal judge issuing an injunction on March 7, 2013, that barred New Jersey from allowing sports betting in the midst of an ongoing legal battle between the state and five sports organizations, the NCAA affirmed its stance that the spread of gambling is “a threat to the integrity of athletic competition and student-athlete well-being.” A lot has changed since…

The Latest: Las Vegas Ties Record High of 117 Degrees

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on an extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Las Vegas has tied its record high temperature of 117 degrees (47.2 degrees Celsius) as a weather system continues to bring scorching heat to the Southwest U.S. The National Weather Service in Las Vegas says the record was tied at 4:07 p.m. Tuesday. Meteorologist Chris Outler says it is possible that…

Floyd Mayweather, Conor Mcgregor Say Their Fight Is on for Aug. 26 in Las Vegas

A fight between retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and UFC star Conor McGregor appears set for August. (Steve Marcus / Associated Press) LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor posted on their social media Wednesday that, “It’s Official!!!” and “The Fight Is On,” hours after an Aug. 26 fight date at MGM Grand was approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Mayweather Promotions secured the Showtime-televised pay-per-view…

Las Vegas Judge Sees Endorsements Slip, Criticism Rise After Controversial Mailer

Las Vegas Municipal Court judge Heidi Almase, left, and Las Vegas Municipal Court judge candidate Cara Campbell, right. Municipal Court Judge Heidi Almase drew criticism from attorneys after sending out a mailer that suggested defense lawyers ‘keep criminals on the streets.’ This picture appeared on the Facebook page for Las Vegas Municipal Judge Heidi Almase’s re-election campaign. (Screenshot/Facebook) Days before the Las Vegas city election, a municipal court judge has…

Discover Las Vegas For First Timers

Las Vegas is a city that is known by almost everyone around the world. But for those who are traveling there for the very first time, it is an experience that will likely be remembered for a lifetime. Anyone arriving in the city for the first time will want to cruise the strip. This can be done by car or on foot. But for any first-timer, they should take the…

Las Vegas Nhl Team Ready to Deal Before Expansion Draft

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vegas is ready to deal. George McPhee, the expansion Golden Knights’ general manager, had such a busy week of trade talks at the NHL’s pre-draft combine in Buffalo that he anticipates formally announcing several trades within the next few days. “We’re far enough along with a few teams that my plan is to sit on the phone all day Monday, Tuesday to see what we can…