Rebel game day: Keys for UNLV football against San Jose State

San Jose State (1-4) has won seven consecutive meetings against UNLV (1-2), a streak so long that it predates the Mountain West Conference, but the Rebels should be primed to snap that skid today in the league opener for both teams. Can UNLV take care of … Source: UNLV Sports

Five questions for UNLV basketball ahead of first practice

Last year, it seemed like UNLV supporters were counting down the days until the end of basketball season. The Runnin’ Rebels’ 11-21 campaign featured an overmatched roster with little hope of competing, even in the middling Mountain West, so who could blame fans for throwing in the towel? The situation […]

With start of MWC play, Rebels' offense looking to get back on track

Sometimes the best cure for a struggling offense is a bad defense. Not that the UNLV offense is struggling, exactly — the Rebels just happened to run into a buzzsaw on Saturday at Ohio State. UNLV had averaged 41.5 points and 557 yards of offense per game through the first … […]

Pac-Man arcade classic being adapted as a casino game

Pac-Man could be munching through gamblers’ cash next year, after interactive slot manufacturer Gamblit Gaming announced today it signed an agreement with Pac-Man’s creator, Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., to … Source: gaming las vegas

Rebels overmatched at Ohio State, fall 54-21

If there was a lesson learned on Saturday, it was that monumental upsets by 40-point underdogs are the rare exception. Howard is a nice story, but the reality is usually closer to UNLV’s blowout loss at Ohio State, as the favored home team used its superior … Source: UNLV Sports

‘Show’ time: MGM Resorts’ new ad campaign impresses the experts

The first ad in MGM Resorts International’s massive new “Welcome to the Show” campaign featured cinema-like video of the company’s properties and attractions interspersed with written text such as “Mankind was not born to be bored” and “We invented MGM to entertain the human race.” What it didn’t … Source: […]

Rebels at numbers disadvantage against deep Ohio State

There are plenty of reasons for UNLV to be wary of Ohio State in advance of Saturday’s matchup (9 a.m., Big Ten Network). The Buckeyes are one of the nation’s best teams (ranked No. 10 in the country, even after last weekend’s loss to Oklahoma), they … Source: UNLV Sports

Q+A: WSOP.com marks four years of online poker

One of only two remaining online poker providers in Nevada, WSOP.com is celebrating its fourth anniversary today. The company began operating on Sept. 19, 2013, several months after the Nevada Legislature passed Assembly Bill 114 and Gov. Sandoval signed it into law … Source: gaming las vegas

Rebels retreat for intense offseason training sessions

There were times last season when the UNLV basketball team was entirely too quiet. In a sport that requires constant communication between teammates as the action unfolds on the court, the Rebels simply weren’t very talkative. Whether it was due to the mix of personalities, a team-wide lack of confidence […]

MGM announces plans for new Connecticut casino

MGM Resorts International revealed plans on Monday for a $675 million waterfront casino in Connecticut’s largest city, the latest salvo in a competition with two Native American tribes that run two of the world’s largest casinos in the southeastern part of the state. MGM is already building … Source: gaming […]