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 […]

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

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 […]