Posts Tagged Las Vegas

Richest fight ever is also a gold mine for Vegas bookies

Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks with the media during a news conference Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Las Vegas. Mayweather will face Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight boxing match in Las Vegas on May 2. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Days before the fight, one Manny Pacquiao believer had already put $500,000 on his man in the MGM Grand sports book.

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Roach confident in referee Bayless, 3 judges for big fight

In this April 12, 2014, file photo, Timothy Bradley, center, hangs onto Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, as referee Kenny Bayless moves in to separate them during a WBO welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Bayless will be the third man in the ring at the richest fight in boxing history. The respected referee has officiated several bouts involving both fighters, and Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach says he isn’t worried about Bayless’ tendency to break fighters out of clinches early when Pacquiao attempts to pin down the elusive Floyd Mayweather, Saturday, May 2, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The third man in the ring on Saturday night has been in more big fights than Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put together.

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Casino win on Las Vegas Strip pulls statewide numbers down

LAS VEGAS (AP) — March Madness could only do so much.

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PGA Tour to offer morning rounds on the weekdays

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The PGA Tour has created a new service that will allow viewers to watch great rounds that are not on TV.

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Ringside tickets bound for the recognizable, rich, lucky

Workers install signs for an upcoming boxing match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Monday, April 27, 2015, in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are scheduled to fight May 2. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tickets are at such a premium to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao’s long-awaited matchup that all of those seated at ringside will be the recognizable, the rich — and the very lucky.

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