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WSOP 2024 Schedule Adds Variety for Omaha-Lovers—Bomb Pots, Mystery Bounty, and Big O Championship

February 23, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

Last week, the World Series of Poker released the full schedule for its 2024 summer series in Las Vegas. Once again, the series will be back at its latest home, the Horseshoe and Paris Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. The number of events for the series has increased to 99 from last year’s 95, and the new additions focus heavily on Omaha and its variants. The […]

Nevada Gaming Control Board Site May Have Been Hacked

January 25, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) site appears to have been the victim of a cyberattack. On Jan. 25, the possible NGCB hack was even listed in its Google results. Below the Gaming Control Board — State of Nevada site listing, Google warned searchers on Jan. 25: This site may be hacked. Although the result […]

UFC at the Sphere: Will Younger Vegas-Goers Bite?

November 27, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

UFC CEO Dana White has announced that the mixed martial arts (MMA) franchise will host fights at the Las Vegas Sphere for next year’s Mexican Independence Day event on Sep. 14, 2024. The UFC has been growing its viewership in Mexico for at least a decade, but this is the first year it has dedicated […]

Las Vegas Sphere CEO Dolan Remains Optimistic Despite $98 Million First Quarter Loss, CFO Resignation

November 15, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

Sphere Entertainment reported $98.4 million in losses over its first quarter, mainly because its principal revenue stream—ticket sales for the Las Vegas Sphere—only got up and running at the tail end of the reporting period. The high-tech venue opened just one day before the quarter’s closing on Sep. 30 with a highly successful residency debut […]

Scott Sibella: A Timeline of the Unfolding Legal Drama

October 26, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Scott Sibella allegedly violated company policy at Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV), the casino told reporters on the day of his Sept. 15 termination. Since then, that casino’s former president and COO has been named in a lawsuit and listed as one of the subjects of a federal investigation. Here’s a timeline about Sibella. Sibella spent […]

The Federal Investigation Into Scott Sibella: What Do We Know?

October 20, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Nearly six weeks after the Nevada Current reported claims that federal investigators were looking into Las Vegas casinos, Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) announced the immediate departure of its president and chief operating officer, Scott Sibella, over “violations of company policy.” Notably, the Current’s initial reporting namechecked Sibella as a person of interest to the […]

Robert ‘Robin Hood 702’ Cipriani: Who is the Gambler Behind the Scott Sibella Lawsuit?

October 19, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Robert (RJ) Cipriani, aka Robin Hood 702, has filed a federal lawsuit against Scott Sibella and Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV)—but who is he? Cipriani is a high-rolling gambler and self-styled philanthropist turned FBI informant. A complicated individual, in other words. Cipriani is no stranger to attention or controversy. Some may even say he courts […]

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