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Suzy Favor Hamilton (AP Photo)

Seeking an outlet, Olympian turned to double life

(AP) – The Big Ten isn’t talking about the future of the Suzy Favor Athlete of the Year Award, named after three-time Olympian who revealed this week she lived a double life as an escort in Las Vegas.


Zip line to zing tourists through downtown Vegas

Tourists will soon have a new way to see the lights of Las Vegas: By being spit out of the mouth of an 11-story slot machine and zinged down a five-block zip line past some of the city’s oldest casinos.


Know when to hold 'em

We have a winner at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Greg Merson is his name. He’s 24. He just won $8.5 million. Yeah, I think we all remember when we were 24 […]


US home prices rise in August at faster pace

WASHINGTON (AP) – Home prices rose in nearly all U.S. cities last month, the latest evidence of a steady recovery in housing. The Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller index reports that national home prices increased 2 […]


Police name suspect in casino chip heist

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Las Vegas police are looking for a 31-year-old Southern California man they believe sneaked into a restricted area of the Venetian resort and stole valuable casino chips. Authorities say they’ve obtained […]


Blue Man Group kicking off new show with skydive

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Members of the Blue Man Group are taking a 7,000 foot leap to celebrate the start of their new show at the Monte Carlo resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The […]


Vegas books: $300 million plus changed hands with NFL call

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Las Vegas oddsmakers say $300 million or more changed hands worldwide on a controversial referee call that decided the Monday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle […]


Jury awards casino mogul Wynn $20M in slander case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A jury says “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis slandered Steve Wynn when he claimed the casino mogul threatened to kill him and bury him in the desert. The Los Angeles […]


Quincy Jones denies casino mogul made threats

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Music mogul Quincy Jones testified Thursday that he never told “Girls Gone Wild” creator Joe Francis that casino mogul Steve Wynn had threatened to kill the soft-porn producer and have him […]


First appearance for Prince Harry since nude pictures

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has made his first public appearance since nude photos of him made international headlines. A fully clothed Harry attended an awards ceremony Monday for the charity WellChild to celebrate the […]