Las Vegas establishes Chargers as 2 1/2-point underdogs in playoff opener at Baltimore

The Chargers opened as a 2 1/2-point underdog to the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the NFL playoffs on Jan. 6, according to a preeminent oddsmaker’s line set Sunday night in Las Vegas. Westgate Superbook Race and Sports Book Director Jay Kornegay set the over/under for the Chargers-Ravens... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No. 2 Fairfax, No. 3 Taft rally in second half to win City Section playoff openers

There was plenty of drama on the opening night of the City Section Open Division basketball playoffs. At one point Saturday night, the Nos. 2, 3 and 4 seeds all trailed in the second half. At halftime in Woodland Hills, with No. 3 Taft down by eight points to No. 6 Crenshaw, standout guard Kihei... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suiteness.com opens the door to luxe rooms in Las Vegas and Miami

Very important person? Why yes, I am. Now. Name: Suiteness.com What it does: It's a website that opens the doors to online booking for 17,000 luxury suites you never knew existed in Las Vegas, Miami and New York. Los Angeles is up next. More than 50% of the inventory is exclusive to Suiteness. .. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Playing in Las Vegas (shelftalker)

Reviewing hundreds of toys for the ASTRA Best Toys for Kids nominations is keeping this Shelftalker blogger hard at play. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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NBA playoffs: Ben Simmons triple-double leads 76ers to Game 2 win over Nets

Ben Simmons got an earful from the Philly crowd. With the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder. And he did it with Iverson... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Las Vegas is like during the first weekend of March Madness

With the start of March Madness, Las Vegas transforms into the epicenter of college basketball, with tens of thousands of bettors filling sports books across the city. The Los Angeles Times has dispatched Page 2 columnist Arash Markazi, videographer Mark Potts and photographer Kent Nishimura to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Division playoffs begin with the usual powerhouse matchups

The postseason has arrived in high school basketball, and it’s time for the best teams in Southern California to go head to head in the Open Division playoffs. In the City Section, No. 1-seeded Fairfax and No. 2-seeded Westchester will be heavily favored in their openers on Friday against Harbor... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens Manchester office, recruits 1,000 staff

Amazon is opening a new 90,000 sq ft corporate office in Manchester next year, for 600 fresh employees, along with boosting its development centres in Edinburgh and Cambridge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Believer Wants Las Vegas To Believe... in Literature

Sin City built a playoffs-worthy NHL franchise in a year. Can it also build a literary oasis in the middle of the Mojave? If the Believer Festival is any indication, that answer is yes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. movie openings, Dec. 1

Dec. 1 Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1 Science fiction. Written and directed by Christian Pasquariello. Another WolfCop Horror comedy. With Leo Fafard. Written and directed by Lowell Dean. Apache Warrior Military documentary on U.S. Army helicopter crews in action. Directed by David Salzberg, Christian... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fake News Fills Information Void in Las Vegas Shooting

Conservative writer Joe Hoft pounced, publishing and then retracting an article about the misidentified man. Police later identified a different person, Stephen Paddock, as the shooter.A few hours later, searches for the same name were showing articles debunking the 4chan post and cataloguing... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Opens 2-Day Rapid Shipping Program

Now in its sixth year, PRH's popular rapid replenishment program allows retailers to have weekday orders shipped the following business day for arrival at booksellers’ doors within two days. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Destiny 2 Reveal Campaign on Facebook Resulted in a 35-Point Increase in Ad Recall

Facebook released a case study touting the success video-game publisher Activision experienced with a recent advertising campaign for Destiny 2, its upcoming first-person-shooter release. To start, Activision raised awareness of Destiny 2 across both Facebook and Instagram by releasing teaser... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spear Point Invests $1 Million into Salon Media Group

Four board members step down as TheStreet.com investor gains a 29 percent stake in the digital magazine. The post Spear Point Invests $1 Million into Salon Media Group appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sports book director rejects any Raiders gambling curb if team moves to Las Vegas

In answering whether the NFL would allow betting in Las Vegas should the Oakland Raiders relocate to Las Vegas, the director of the largest sports book operation on The Strip may have created the town’s new catchphrase.“You come to Vegas, you take Vegas the way Vegas is,” said MGM Resorts’ Jay... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens in 2 days: Red carpet event coming tonight

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is about to debut. After 2 1/2 years of construction, Wizarding World is set for its grand opening Thursday morning. Leading up to that, a red carpet event tonight will include several stars from the "Harry Potter" films, and more... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Mockingjay -- Part 2' logs $101-million opening, lowest in 'Hunger Games' franchise

Katniss Everdeen may have come out on top of the weekend box office with an estimated $101 million in domestic ticket sales, but the new "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" fell short of industry expectations and, unlike the "Twilight" and "Harry Potter" young-adult juggernauts, her "Hunger... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in graphic novel reincarnation

Hunter S Thompson’s ‘gonzo’ account of a drug-addled road trip has been adapted into a graphic novel by artist Troy LittleHunter S Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – intimately bound up in most readers’ minds with Ralph Steadman’s hallucinatory illustrations – is set to be turned into a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Dodges $1 Million Bullet in Copyright Case

Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald has denied HarperCollins’ bid to recover more than $1 million in attorney fees from Open Road in its infringement case over an ebook edition of Jean Craighead George's 'Julie of the Wolves.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Shortlist Features 3 Brits, 2 Americans, 1 Aussie

Three Brits, two Americans, one Aussie make the cut for this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist, the first year non-Commonwealth authors have been eligible. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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