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World Series of Poker moving from ESPN to CBS Sports

Apr. 19, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The World Series of Poker is moving from ESPN to CBS Sports. CBS and PokerGO announced Monday that the CBS Sports Network will be the home of World Series of Poker events, including 15 hours of the main event competition, which will take place in...

Raiders sign cornerback Rasul Douglas

Apr. 19, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback Rasul Douglas. The deal announced Monday gives the Raiders a veteran option to complement the young cornerbacks already on the roster. Douglas was originally...

US West prepares for possible 1st water shortage declaration

Apr. 19, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The man-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months, dropping to levels that could trigger the federal government's first-ever official shortage declaration and...

Casino project among largest on Vegas Strip sets opening day

Apr. 19, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip has set a date to open, after more than seven years of planning and building. Resorts World Las Vegas announced Monday that it will open to the public June 24 and began taking reservations...

Man hurt, suspect dead after Henderson golf course shooting

Apr. 19, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of shooting another man at a Henderson golf course has taken his own life. KSNV-TV in Las Vegas reports Henderson police said Monday that the 50-year-old suspect was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. ...

Enders gets 30th career win with Pro Stock victory in Vegas

Apr. 18, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Erica Enders went from nearly not qualifying to winning the Pro Stock finale in the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. In her 300th career start, the back-to-back world champ earned her 30th career win with...

US infrastructure plan spurs talk of Vegas-LA rail service

Apr. 18, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Proposed federal infrastructure funding for rail projects has transportation planners taking another look at a Los Angeles-to-Las Vegas passenger route that Amtrak stopped in 1997 and at a high-speed rail line along the congested Interstate 15 corridor to Victorville,...

Balanced attack leads Wild over Sharks 5-2

Apr. 17, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mats Zuccarello had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild stayed hot at home by downing the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Saturday. Joel Eriksson Ek, Zach Parise, Kirill Kaprizov and Nico Sturm also scored on a night when 12 different Wild players...

Brittany Force in top spot in Top Fuel qualifying in Vegas

Apr. 17, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brittany Force took the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying in the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday. Force had a final qualifying run of 3.732-seconds at 320.66 mph in her dragster for her first No. 1...

Nevada lawmakers advance bill against organized harassment

Apr. 17, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Heather Korbulic says she was driven out of her job as the head of Nevada’s unemployment agency last June because of threats to her personal safety. Korbulic had been “doxxed" and had her personal information circulated...