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Sprinkler extinguishes fire in Vegas casino'' s ice cream store

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Steve Marcus An exterior view of the California Hotel and Casino on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018|8:56 a.m.

Authorities in Las Vegas state an automatic fire sprinkler instantly snuffed out a fire in a display cooler of the ice cream shop of a downtown hotel and casino.

The Fire Department says the event early Thursday morning was contained to the store on the second floor of the California Hotel and Gambling establishment and that guests and operations of the hotel and the gambling establishment weren’t affected.

The department likewise says there was no evacuation or injury and that there was minimal smoke impact.

According to the department, the fire began in the cooler unit due to an electrical issue. Damage was approximated at $25,000.

Paul Reiser is back on the stand-up stage at Aliante Casino

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Jordan Strauss/ AP Paul Reiser gets to the premiere of “Stranger Things” Season 2 at the Regency Bruin Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, in Los Angeles.

You started as a stand-up comedian and have actually done it on and off throughout the years. Does it feel excellent to be returning to it just recently?

I took a long period of time off, not intentionally, when “Mad About You” started in 1992. I was off the road, dealing with the show full-time and content to sit tight working and writing from home. It’s only been a few years, perhaps five years back doing it. I first began 35 years earlier and I have actually constantly seen stand-up as my default position, and any acting thing was the sidebar. Which’s sort of how I still view it now and I have actually been starting to book more dates, since for one thing it’s really enjoyable for me, and the more I schedule it, other things come in and distract from it. I’m not grumbling. I attempt to do it as frequently as I can.

There’s been a great deal of TV talk lately about a possible reboot of “Mad About You.”

I never actually wished to do a reboot since I thought we did an excellent task of ending it well, we arrange of checked off every box and it appeared like the ideal time to land the aircraft. But this last year individuals have actually been talking a lot about reboots, we couldn’t not talk about it, and I thought it may really be enjoyable. So we stated sure, we’ll do it, if they can determine how. We’re on board and the studio is figuring it out how to make it work and if not, I’m more than happy to let what we did stand on its own. Helen [Hunt] and I had so much enjoyable interacting and playing off each other, however we likewise realized it would not be a reboot as much of a reviewing, or an extension. The show was always about a couple, and we began the program simply as they got wed which is an interesting entry point, and now it’s 25 years later so it’s a sort of empty nest, beginning over thing. And I’m going through that myself as my youngest child left for college a month ago. It actually alters your world and you get to look at marital relationship with fresh eyes, like, what we were speaking about 25 years back? So this could be a creative spot to jump in.

You shot an episode of Amazon Prime’s brand-new show “The Romanoffs,” which has an unique facility. What was that experience like?

Really fascinating. It’s a new program with eight episodes that have nothing to do with each other except each has a story about someone who is or declares to be descendent of the Russian royal family. It resembles eight different, little movies. But it was fantastic fun and I got to go to Prague. In my episode, Christina Hendricks plays an actress who goes to Europe to make a film about the Romanoffs and things start to go actually wrong and scary. I play her agent who is telling her, don’t fret, whatever’s fine, however then it enters into this dark, surreal location where you don’t know what’s real and what’s her psychosis.

You have some other tasks coming that will likely cut into your stand-up time, too.

I’m going to New York to shoot a new series I’m not allowed to talk about for Fox, and I’m gearing up to do a movie I composed, ideally shooting in Ireland in the spring, as soon as it gets warm. It has to do with a New york city man and his distant Irish loved one who are attempting to bury the hatchet between 2 disenfranchised sides of the family. It’s sort of a sweet, fun funny, but yes, in the middle of all this I’ll be doing more stand-up.

Paul Reiser carries out at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 3 at the Access Showroom at Aliante Gambling Establishment & & Hotel (7300 Aliante Parkway, 702-692-7777) and more details can be found at aliantegaming.com.

Trailer with 400 weapons stolen from Henderson casino car park

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018|3:51 p.m.

. A truck and a trailer filled with numerous guns were taken Tuesday from a Henderson gambling establishment parking lot, according to police.

There were roughly 400 guns in the trailer, Henderson Policeman Rod Pena said.

Officers were dispatched about noon to a parking area at the Carnival Henderson, 777 Lake Mead Parkway, Pena said. He stated he might not offer additional details, mentioning an ongoing investigation.

From Gambling Establishment Wars to Casino Commercialism

I relocated to the Chinese city-state of Macau to begin work at the University of Macau in 2001, 2 years after Portugal returned the territory to the People’s Republic of China following nearly half a millennia of rule. Macau was the last European nest in Asia. When I showed up in Macau I had little understanding of the city’s Iberian history, its 150-year old gambling establishment gambling industry, or Macau’s vital function in the advancement of worldwide capitalism. Macau struck me at the time as a lovely station which was apparently a generation behind the neighboring Tiger Economies of Hong Kong and Taipei, with a main cityscape controlled by 17th and 18th century Portuguese colonial-era architecture, and a laid-back environment that was frequently referred to as “sleepy”.

Several years after my arrival, and following the liberalization of the regional casino market, Las Vegas entrepreneur Sheldon Adelson opened the Sands Macau, the first foreign-owned casino in the city, and the Sands quickly ended up being the most profitable casino in the world. The Sands’ success triggered intense advancement of the city’s gaming industry which had two visible outcomes: the transformation of Macau’s small cityscape into a phantasmagoric environment of iconic glass buildings and massive integrated gambling establishment resorts, consisting of 2 of the biggest structures on earth; and the sudden arrival of millions of nascent tourists from the Chinese mainland, who traveled to Macau on a new Central Government made it possible for exit-visa plan.

I ended up being interested by the relationship among this new built environment and these brand-new Chinese travelers who traveled to Macau to gamble and go shopping in the brand-new casino resorts, and I have been taken part in a long-lasting research study project concentrated on comprehending Macau’s function in China’s economic reforms. I am presently completing a book on the topic.

Secret to that function is Macau’s ambiguous sovereignty, which emerged from its Sino-Luso history, and which has long been one of the city’s optimum properties. I have actually invested the past four weeks as a resident Eadington Fellow in the UNLV Libraries Special Collections, with the goal of establishing a better understanding of the complex relationships among sovereignty and betting.

Although my original objective was to access the Katherine A. Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming, a collection of materials amassed the Harvard University anthropologist who worked with the National Indian Video gaming Association and gathered a large trove of information, one look for products about Macau caused the serendipitous discovery of another current library acquisition: the Eugene Martin Christensen Documents.

Video gaming consultant Christensen gathered these products during his years dealing with casinos, horse tracks, and lotteries in a range of gaming jurisdictions. Interestingly, Christiansen collected some products about Macau’s video gaming industry when the city was still under Portuguese administration. These materials are focused on the final years of Portuguese rule, and some items cover Macau’s well-known “casino wars”, an outbreak of violence which happened in the late 1990s just prior to Macau’s retrocession to China. Checking out old newspaper clippings enabled me to experience occasions of the era as they were happening, and triggered a much better understanding of the relationship of this historical minute and the changes to the city’s sovereign status which would soon result from its reunification with China. Overall, the comprehensive and diverse materials found in the UNLV Special Collections have been of considerable usage for my book task.

About the Author

Tim Simpson is associate dean of the professors of social sciences, and associate teacher in the department of communication, University of Macau, where he has worked given that 2001. He is the co-author (with UK-based photographer Roger Palmer) of the volume Macao Macau (Black Pet Publishing, 2015), and editor of the book Tourist Utopias: Offshore Islands, Enclave Spaces and Mobile Imaginaries (Amsterdam University Press, 2017). He is currently working on an essay, under agreement with University of Minnesota Press, entitled Macau: Casino Capitalism and the Biopolitical Metropolitan area.

Boil order continued for Monday for casino passage in Laughlin after leak

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The Huge Bend Water District reacted about 1 p.m. in the town about two hours south of the Las Vegas Valley. A leak was discovered and the source could not be found, authorities stated. All water was shut off in the location while the leak, near Bruce Woodbury and Casino drives, was investigated.

Information of the leak were unknown.

A boil water order was provided, efficient immediately, to all water users and homes within Casino Drive passage. Water was shut down and the order was released to water users on the following streets:

Thomas Edison Drive (west limit) Gambling establishment Drive (east boundary) State Route 163 (north border) Harrah’s Laughlin (south limit)

Those who live or run businesses on those streets were advised by the Huge Bend Water District to boil all water before consuming it or utilizing it for cooking.

The Las Vegas Valley Water District said on Monday early morning that preliminary tests of water quality samples from the Big Bend Water District system found the water quality was in compliance with drinking water quality standards.

Due to requirements from state and federal safe drinking water laws, a second round of samples were gathered for confirmation by the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s compliance lab, LVVWD said.

As a security preventative measure, the Boil Water Order was extended till the end of Monday.

It was unknowned for how long repair work would last.

Laughlin has a population about 7,500. Authorities stated the bulk of Laughlin’s population lives outside of the zone without water.

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Guy injured after falling 4 stories inside Luxor casino

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Officers responded about 9:30 p.m. to the casino where a 20-year-old man jumped or fell from 4 stories above, cops stated. Designs broke the guy’s fall and he suffered small injuries.

When asked if the guy was impaired, police said ” most absolutely.”

He was carried to a local healthcare facility.

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Workers at Palms casino in Las Vegas vote to unionize

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to unionize, according to the Culinary Union. Eight-four percent of the more than 600 employees that voted approved signing up with the union; impacting more than 900 workers at the Palms.

The Palms is run by Station Casinos.

Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165 represent more than 57,000 employees in Las Vegas and Reno, inning accordance with the union.

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Thursday, April 26, 2018|11:53 a.m.

Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are silently in talks over Wynn’s Boston-area gambling establishment.

MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren stated today it would need to be an “exceptionally special circumstance” for authorities to consider another significant project after opening brand-new gambling establishments in China and the United States

New Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox stated in a CNBC interview Wednesday that “Boston is not up for sale,” describing the company’s $2.5 billion Wynn Boston Harbor project.

But Maddox told investors Tuesday the business would to take “hard appearance” at the Everett, Massachusetts, task if there were signs it was impacting the rest of its company.

MGM President Bill Hornbuckle said Wednesday his business is focused on opening their $960 million Springfield, Massachusetts, resort on Aug. 24, which is sooner than expected.