Posts Tagged Las Vegas

Mayweather-Pacquiao boosts casino winnings above $1 billion

In this May 2, 2015, file photo, Manny Pacquiao, right, from the Philippines, trades blows with Floyd Mayweather Jr., during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Casinos will find out how much of a boon the Mayweather -Pacquiao fight was for Las Vegas' bottom line when the state releases its monthly data, Friday, June 26, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Huge crowds and high rollers in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion off gamblers in May, according to records released Friday.

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Warren Sapp charged with domestic battery

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas have charged Hall of Fame defensive lineman Warren Sapp with biting his girlfriend, throwing her to the ground and stepping on her head in an April incident that began at the M Resort in Henderson, Nevada.

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Hockey player pleads guilty to misdemeanors in cocaine case

This April 17, 2015, law enforcement booking file photo provided by the North Las Vegas Police Department shows Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll after his arrest in Las Vegas. The Clark County district attorney’s office charged 32-year-old Stoll on Monday, June 22, 2015 with one count of possession of a controlled substance. Security guards at MGM Grand’s Wet Republic pool complex found what police believed to be 3.3 grams of cocaine and several capsules of ecstasy in Stoll’s pocket during a routine search.(North Las Vegas Police Department via AP, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll pleaded guilty to two reduced misdemeanor charges to resolve a felony cocaine case stemming from his April arrest at a Las Vegas Strip swimming pool.

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Sentencing delay for ex-NFL player Sharper in Vegas sex case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sentencing was postponed one month for former NFL star Darren Sharper in a felony Las Vegas attempted sex assault case made part of a four-state plea agreement.

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UFC says champ Aldo plans to fight McGregor despite injury

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Featherweight champion Jose Aldo plans to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 despite getting hurt in training.

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