Posts Tagged Las Vegas

World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

In this July 5, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a sign for the World Series of Poker during the main event in Las Vegas. The annual weeks-long tournament at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks playing in 68 events starts Wednesday, May 27, 2015, with a new event expected to attract at least 10,000 players. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship’s newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.

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B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

Rita Washington, facing camera, daughter of B.B. King, embraces people waiting in line during a public viewing of the blues legend Friday, May 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. A pu(AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great’s life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.

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