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Las Vegas on track to become sports and entertainment capital of the world

Las Vegas is on track to become the entertainment capital of the world, according to analyst Jeremy Aguero. About 6 percent of all tourists come to Las Vegas for a special event such as a sporting event. Overall, existing and future sports teams are expected to add $636 million to the local economy.

Las Vegas Bowl picks up new title sponsor

SRS Distribution replaces Mitsubishi Motors as the title sponsor of the game, which will be played at Allegiant Stadium. There was no game last year because of COVID-19.

Cryptocurrency: How does it work, and is it safe?

As of Monday morning, Bitcoin’s value sits at $47,794, up approximately 20% since last week, according to Reuters. For perspective, in 2010, a single Bitcoin was worth only 8 cents in USD, Investopedia writes.

Biden says he’s praying for ‘right verdict’ in Chauvin trial

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he is “praying the verdict is the right verdict” in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin and that he believed the case to be “overwhelming.”

Minneapolis skittish as Chauvin jurors deliberate

The jury, anonymous and sequestered until they reach a verdict, spent just a few hours on their task Monday after the day was mostly consumed by closing arguments.

Sports on TV in Las Vegas

Here’s today’s local and national sports schedule, including television and radio listings.

Man wanted in fatal shooting in Lake Havasu City surrenders

They said 36-year-old Brian William Robinson of Lake Havasu City turned himself into the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in Kingman and is facing a first-degree murder charge.