Like a pop star, Las Vegas is continually reinventing itself.Over the years, Sin City has morphed from being a haven for mobsters, cheesy lounge singers and Rat Pack rogues to a family friendly-ish playground of over-the-top, theme park-style hotels laced with a “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” mystique, to the world-class dining, boutique experience and entertainment epicenter it is today. And nothing embodies Las Vegas’ latest revamp more than Lady Gaga, whose dual Park MGM residencies reflect the city’s current personality traits: next-level extravagance and snazzy sophistication. Gaga’s “Enigma” and “Jazz & Piano” shows are running concurrently through November, and on alternating nights, she transforms from provocative dance-club queen into a polished chanteuse crooning the standards. That she spectacularly pulls this off (see: rave reviews) is all the more notable seeing that in 2019, she’s at peak career; … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about Las Vegas’ latest reinvention, from Eataly to Lady Gaga and the NoMad
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By JONATHAN MAHLER and JIM RUTENBERG APRIL 3, 2019 Murdoch and his children have toppled governments on two continents and destabilized the most important democracy on Earth. What do they want? Planet Fox Part 1: Imperial Reach Part 2: Internal Divisions Part 3: The New Fox Weapon Six Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation Into Rupert Murdoch and His Family Planet Fox How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of Influence Remade the World Part 1: Imperial Reach Murdoch and his children have toppled governments on two continents and destabilized the most important democracy on Earth. What do they want? By JONATHAN MAHLER and JIM RUTENBERG APRIL 3, 2019 1. ‘I love all of my children’ Rupert Murdoch was lying on the floor of his cabin, unable to move. It was January 2018, and Murdoch and his fourth wife, Jerry Hall, were spending the holidays cruising the Caribbean on his elder son Lachlan’s yacht. Lachlan had personally … [Read more...] about How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of Influence Remade the World
A BRIT who won the £71million EuroMillions jackpot is set to go public tomorrow. Camelot confirmed the huge sum had been won by a UK man from Hereford on March 15, bagging a grand total of £71,057,439. The mystery winner will join fellow UK millionaires whose lives were changed overnight, including one pair who scooped £160million. The lucky Brit is expected to boast of how he will splash the cash tomorrow. The winning main EuroMillions numbers were: 03, 15, 24, 42, 46 and the winning EuroMillions Lucky Star numbers were: 09, 12. Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery, said at the time of the draw: "One very lucky ticket-holder has scooped tonight’s massive £71M EuroMillions jackpot.LIFE CHANGING "The year got off to the luckiest of starts for UK EuroMillions players when Patrick and Frances Connolly from Northern Ireland scooped the entire £114.9M jackpot in the draw on New Year’s Day. "On 1 March, EuroMillions created … [Read more...] about EuroMillions winner who scooped £71MILLION jackpot to go public tomorrow
March 5, 2019 12:17 PM SHARE Mississippi will become the third state to open sports betting operations since a May 2018 Supreme Court ruling allowed states other than Nevada to have legal sports betting. Five states have passed laws allowing sports betting. John Fitzhugh i By Dara Kam News Service of Florida LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story TALLAHASSEE Allowing fans to place bets at professional sports arenas while games are played may sound far-fetched.But the twist on what are known as “prop” bets is part of the discussion about sports gambling as Florida’s 60-day legislative session snaps into action.“In-play” wagering is likely a long shot, but it’s part of the debate as lawmakers mull whether Florida should join eight states that have legalized sports betting. More than two dozen other states are considering proposals to authorize the popular games. The wave of … [Read more...] about Want to bet whether Dolphins score first or at all? Florida Legislature may let you.
Chris Solari Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EST Nov 26, 2018 EAST LANSING — It is a natural, logical question when a football team underachieves. It becomes even more so when an offense fails to score points time and again. So the question begs to be asked, are changes ahead for Michigan State’s coaching staff? It’s not one Mark Dantonio has had to answer often during his first 12 seasons. And it is one he balked at after Saturday’s 14-10 comeback against Rutgers — a win against one of the nation’s worst teams that was close because of continued offensive ineptness and inefficiency on a cold, wet, dreary day that matched the play on the field. “Those are questions that I think are in-house questions,” Dantonio said. “And when I make those decisions, I make those decisions.” That is code for Dantonio will not be pushed by fans or media into making a move with anyone on his offensive coaching staff — … [Read more...] about Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio holds key to offensive changes