The business side of horse racing is broken, and there’s no simple solution. The racing wagering handle in Nevada topped $700 million in 1998 before a steady regression hit, and the handle dropped to $310 million last year.
Carlos Johnson, a 6-foot-4-inch forward at Findlay Prep who previously committed to UNLV, will play basketball at Washington. He also considered Boise State and Oregon State.
Former UNLV standouts Stephen Zimmerman Jr. and Patrick McCaw could go late in the first round of the NBA Draft or drop into the second round, depending on which mock draft you believe.
Police were at the home through Thursday night conducting a preliminary investigation. Both the boys parents were cooperating with detectives.
A security guard at the Rolex store in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace was pistol-whipped late Thursday during an armed robbery.
T.J. Rivera went 4-for-5 and drove in two runs as the Las Vegas 51s held on for a 7-6 PCL victory at Colorado Springs, their fourth consecutive win.
Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month.
Birthday wishes for Tony Bennett played out on Strip marquees as the music legend was honored with a champagne toast at the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York on Thursday night.
Ryne Nelson, wearing No. 29, singled home Gehrig Timmons with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Wolves a 3-2 win over Reno in the Division I state tournament at Bishop Manogue High.
Reed’s Julia Jensen struck out 15, including 12 of the final 16 hitters, and led the Raiders to a 2-0 win over Rancho in a Division I state tournament opening-round game at UNR’s Hixson Park.