Chris Moneymaker outlasted 838 other players en route to the 2003 world title while Scott Blumstein topped a field of 7,221 to win the 2017 Main Event and 1,084 players cashed.
Nate Mackinnon, vice chancellor for community colleges for the Nevada System of Higher Education, reported Thursday that 1,318 students remain eligible to receive scholarship money for the fall semester.
His opponent has tried to deceive voters
Local governments and the state of Nevada offered online retail giant Amazon a package totaling $800 million in tax savings to build its second headquarters in Southern Nevada.
Nevadans need Education Savings Accounts, but not tax increases or new gun control measures. That’s according to Republican state Senate District 8 candidate Dan Rodimer.
Roads near the Strip are set to reopen after they were closed Thursday afternoon because of police activity.
The water authority will now pay residents and business owners $3 for every square foot of grass they rip out and replace with desert landscaping and eliminate the cap on how much turf can be terminated.
A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to prison after authorities found him traveling through OklahomaCity last year with loaded guns and explosive materials.
“Listen” is the theme of June’s First Friday celebration, which will run from 5 to 11 p.m. at various venues.
Samantha Bee is apologizing to Ivanka Trump and her viewers for using an expletive to describe the president’s daughter.
UNLV’s football season opener at Southern California on Sept. 1 will be at 1 p.m. and televised on the Pac-12 Network.
A 37-year-old Northern Nevada woman who admitted ramming into a Douglas County sheriff deputy’s patrol car in an effort to escape arrest on drug charges has been sentenced to up to 2 1/2 years in prison.
Starting Friday no new homes will be built in Southern Highlands until a long-awaited sports park is completed.
Kerry Thomas, a self taught equine sports psychologist, says the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner “has the mental aptitude and physical ability to win the Triple Crown.”
A former high school dean known as an anti-violence advocate was convicted Thursday of shooting and nearly killing a student he had recruited to sell marijuana for him.
The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a man who was shot to death Sunday night in the east Las Vegas Valley.
It was the one and only Vegas Grand Prix, and if the 2007 Championship Auto Racing Teams race contested on downtown Las Vegas streets was easily forgotten, one no longer can say the same about the guy who won it.
After an eight-month, $3.8 billion federal effort to try to end the longest blackout in United States history, officials say Puerto Rico’s public electrical authority, the nation’s largest, is almost certain to collapse again when the next hurricane hits this island of 3.3 million people.
The hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island Wednesday, forcing officials to order evacuations in two coastal neighborhoods over fears that the rapidly advancing flows could cut off dwindling escape routes.
Mike Plante’s most impressive title, by far, is senior programmer for the Sundance Film Festival. But that lacks the panache of his new position with the Las Vegas Film Festival.
Sheri Aoyagi, the woman gunned down outside her northwest valley home Wednesday loved her husband, her own dogs and the ones nobody else wanted.
Here are your Thursday morning headlines:
Nevada’s gaming industry ended its three-month string of billion-dollar monthly wins, but continued to produce stellar numbers in April.
Southwest Airlines apologized Tuesday to the Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn’t believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he’s considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of corruption, and pardoning lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, who did a stint in federal prison after she was convicted of charges related to a stock sale.
The Trump administration announced Thursday it will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe, Mexico and Canada after failing to win concessions from the American allies.
The official first day of summer is still three weeks away but the Las Vegas Valley already is starting to heat up.
A 20-year-old man died late Wednesday night after his vehicle crashed into the back of a parked semitrailer in east Las Vegas.