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Disinfected Dice: Las Vegas Casinos Getting Ready to Roll

LAS VEGAS — Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere. Yes, dice will roll, cards will be dealt and slot machines will beckon. But poker rooms? Closed. Tourists returning to Las...
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Super Bowl a Tossup at Legal Sports Books

LAS VEGAS — Even the bookies are having a problem figuring out a favorite in the Super Bowl. Odds opened at pick 'em Sunday at many Las Vegas sports books, though the Kansas City Chiefs quickly moved to 1-point favorites over the San Francisco 49ers. Early ...
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NFL, Raiders Both Botched Finale at Oakland Alameda Coliseum

The NFL and the Raiders both botched the final football game at Oakland's Alameda County Coliseum as the team prepares to pack up for Las Vegas in 2020. A bad call contributed to a crushing late-game collapse by the Raiders that left the jilted Black Ho...
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Las Vegas to California Traffic Backup Tops 20 Miles

LAS VEGAS — Holiday travelers returning to California from the Las Vegas area caused a severe backup lasting for more than 20 miles. The westbound lanes of Interstate 15 moved at a trickle Sunday as the Thanksgiving holiday weekend wrapped up. The Regional ...