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In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling

Oct. 16, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

ADA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state's creation in 1907 was celebrated with a symbolic wedding ceremony between the Indian and Oklahoma territories. The relationship between Oklahoma and the tribes has sometimes been...

MGM Resorts sells Circus Circus, Bellagio on Las Vegas Strip

Oct. 15, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International announced the sale Tuesday of two casinos that will significantly alter its portfolio of Las Vegas Strip properties and offer up cash. The Las Vegas-based company said it is selling the Circus Circus hotel-casino for $825 million to Treasure Island casino owner...

Raiders to partner with casino for new Las Vegas stadium

Oct. 15, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Raiders are partnering with a California-based tribal casino on their new stadium in Las Vegas. The Raiders say the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will become a "founding partner" of the still-under-construction Allegiant Stadium. The $2 billion, 65,000-seat stadium is scheduled to...

Wayne Newton's former ranch Casa de Shenandoah sold

Oct. 13, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Records show that Wayne Newton's former home Casa de Shenandoah has been sold. KTNV-TV reports Clark County records indicate the crooner's former 36-acre ranch sold for $5.56 million in July. The ranch, which includes the "white house" mansion and six other homes and stables, was sold to...

Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot marketplace

Oct. 11, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor expressed outrage Friday and vowed to tighten control of the state's lucrative legal marijuana marketplace in response to reports that a foreign national contributed to two top state political candidates last year in a bid to skirt rules to open a legal cannabis store....

Boxer Fury set for WWE fight vs Strowman in Saudi Arabia

Oct. 11, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury says his dream is about to come true. A "lifelong WWE fan," the former unified world heavyweight champion will fight Braun Strowman at a pay-per-view Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia on Oct. 31. WWE made the announcement at a news conference in Las Vegas on Friday. "It is...

Sanders never considered leaving race after heart attack

Oct. 10, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said Thursday that he never considered dropping out of the presidential race after suffering a heart attack last week and characterized his recovery as "so far, so very good" despite acknowledging that the incident left his heart "with some damage." In an interview with CNN...

Pac-12 players, coaches briefed on California likeness law

Oct. 8, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Washington State big man Jeff Pollard is popular all over Pullman and easily recognized back home in Bountiful, Utah. You can't miss him: He's 6-foot-9 and 240 pounds. Pollard realizes he could probably earn some money from his image and likeness — a hot topic at Pac-12 media...

Correction: Election 2020-House-Nevada-Rodimer story

Oct. 8, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Oct. 4 about a former wrestler running for Congress in Nevada, The Associated Press reported erroneously that realtor Zachary WalkerLieb was running in the Republican primary. WalkerLieb dropped out of the race. A corrected version of the story is below: APNewsBreak: Wrestler...

Son of Payne Stewart now tournament director on LPGA

Oct. 8, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

Aaron Stewart was always around golf even when he wasn't heavily invested. Now he's involved in ways he never imagined. Stewart, the son of late three-time major champion Payne Stewart, has been appointed tournament director of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida. The season opener on...