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Motional Invests in Las Vegas Operations with Expanded Testing, R&D Capabilities

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Motional is now significantly expanding our Las Vegas footprint as we continue to scale up ahead of our 2023 commercial robotaxi deployment.

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  • Motional is now significantly expanding our Las Vegas footprint as we continue to scale up ahead of our 2023 commercial robotaxi deployment.
  • We are tripling the size of our Las Vegas closed-course testing facility, doubling our operations center, and growing our Las Vegas team by over 100 new employees.
  • This represents Motional's largest operations investment in the Las Vegas area to date.
  • Motional is redefining mobility and our expansion in Las Vegas serves as another milepost on that journey.

Eureka! Avelo Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service to Northern California's Redwood Coast

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

"We are excited to add this second majestic Northern California destination to our Las Vegas schedule," said Levy.

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  • "We are excited to add this second majestic Northern California destination to our Las Vegas schedule," said Levy.
  • "The Humboldt Bay Area is the cultural center of the iconic Redwood Coast.
  • The Redwood Coast is the perfect rural getaway for those seeking a refreshing and relaxing escape from the big city.
  • The California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport (ACV) is the gateway to California's iconic Redwood Coast, home to Redwood National Park and the world's tallest trees.

Viva Las Vegas: Avelo Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service Between Eureka and Entertainment Capital of the World

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Everyday one-way low fares to the entertainment capital of the world starting at $29* are available at AveloAir.com.

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  • Everyday one-way low fares to the entertainment capital of the world starting at $29* are available at AveloAir.com.
  • "We are excited to add this second popular vacation and entertainment destination to our Eureka / Arcata schedule," said Avelo Chairman and CEO Andrew Levy.
  • "The Humboldt Community has been very supportive of the Los Angeles service that Avelo started in May 2021, leading Avelo to expand their offerings out of ACV with this new service to Las Vegas.
  • Humboldt residents will now have low-price airfare for direct access to all that the entertainment capital of the world offers."

Largest 4K Video Wall in Gaming Industry, Powered by ZeeVee, SDVoE™ and Semtech BlueRiver® Technology, Draws Bettors Into Westgate Resort and Casino

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:02pm

The collaborative solution is powered by ZeeVee ZyPer4K encoders and decoders and Semtechs BlueRiver AV technology.

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  • The collaborative solution is powered by ZeeVee ZyPer4K encoders and decoders and Semtechs BlueRiver AV technology.
  • Through integrating BlueRiver into the video wall at the SuperBook, there is now high quality, uncompressed 4K60 video, alongside native SDVoE connectivity, which reduces the cost and complexity of the AV system.
  • In addition to the video quality, we appreciate the efficiency, flexibility and cost effectiveness of the ZeeVee, Semtech and SDVoE solution.
  • Semtech, the Semtech logo and BlueRiver are registered trademarks or service marks of Semtech Corporation or its affiliates.

Nuvei Announces Partnership with 888 Holdings, Enables Payments for SI Sportsbook

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

888 partnered with Authentic Brands Group (ABG), the owner of the Sports Illustrated (SI) brand, to launch SI Sportsbook, a sports betting platform that integrates with the sports news, analysis, and betting information of SI.

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  • 888 partnered with Authentic Brands Group (ABG), the owner of the Sports Illustrated (SI) brand, to launch SI Sportsbook, a sports betting platform that integrates with the sports news, analysis, and betting information of SI.
  • SI Sportsbook consumers will now have access to approximately 11,000 financial institutions in the United States through Nuveis platform integration with Plaid.
  • Consumer transactions are fully authenticated through Plaids user-initiated bank account verification and undergo sophisticated risk management checks by Nuvei.
  • Partnering with Nuvei enables us to enhance the player experience and further the position of SI Sportsbook as a cutting-edge platform in the market.

San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority Announces Cynthia Kiser Murphey as General Manager of The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:30pm

Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority (SMGHA) today announced that Cynthia Kiser Murphey has joined the San Manuel team as General Manager for The Palms Casino Resort (The Palms) in Las Vegas.

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  • Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority (SMGHA) today announced that Cynthia Kiser Murphey has joined the San Manuel team as General Manager for The Palms Casino Resort (The Palms) in Las Vegas.
  • The transaction is expected to close later in 2021, subject to the receipt of all necessary gaming regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
  • Following the close of the transaction, Kiser Murphey, as General Manager, will be responsible for the operations of The Palms under SMGHA Nevada, LLC.The casino resort, which has been closed for over a year, is located just west of I-15 near the Las Vegas Strip.
  • In 2008, Kiser Murphey was named President and Chief Operating Officer of New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Raiders, Intermountain Healthcare Honor Nevada High Schools with New Helmet Wall Installation at Allegiant Stadium

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:21pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Las Vegas Raiders and Intermountain Healthcare today saluted Nevada high schools as they unveiled a permanent installation at Allegiant Stadium.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Las Vegas Raiders and Intermountain Healthcare today saluted Nevada high schools as they unveiled a permanent installation at Allegiant Stadium.
  • The Battle Born large display was revealed this morning with the football helmets of 96 Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association high school football teams.
  • The installation features the quote: THE GREATNESS OF THE RAIDERS IS IN ITS FUTURE, the renown adage from Owner Al Davis.
  • Last month, the Raiders and Intermountain surprised two Las Vegas football programs in collaboration with Intermountain to donate helmets to players of the Canyon Springs and Valley High School teams.

The Cordish Companies' Live! Casinos & Hotels In Maryland And Pennsylvania Take Top Honors For Casino Player Magazine's Best Of Gaming Awards

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:55pm

Casino & Hotel Philadelphia - have achieved top honors in Casino Player Magazine's annual Best of Gaming Awards.

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  • Casino & Hotel Philadelphia - have achieved top honors in Casino Player Magazine's annual Best of Gaming Awards.
  • Casino & Hotel Maryland was once again named BEST CASINO IN MARYLAND, an accolade the luxury gaming & entertainment destination has won every year since opening in 2012.
  • in Maryland also earned first place wins for Best Hotel, Best Rooms, and Best Suites for the luxurious Live!
  • "The Cordish Companies," "The Cordish Company" and "Cordish" are trademarks used under license by independent corporations, legal liability companies and partnerships ("Cordish Entities").

Sports Betting Industry Leader and Ex-Fox Bet CEO Robin Chhabra Named Chairman of Red Knot

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

His resum includes heading corporate strategy, M&A, and business development at two industry leaders, The Stars Group and William Hill, as well as serving as CEO of Fox Bet.

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  • His resum includes heading corporate strategy, M&A, and business development at two industry leaders, The Stars Group and William Hill, as well as serving as CEO of Fox Bet.
  • Chhabra has been named as one of Gaming Intelligences Hot 50 on four separate occasions and as a Power Player by Sports Business Journal.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210922005536/en/
    I am delighted to join Red Knot as Chairman, especially at such an exciting time for the agency as we grow in the U.S. and worldwide, commented Robin Chhabra.
  • Robin is one of our industrys mightiest deal makers and no doubt the most connected man in sports betting and gaming, added Red Knot Founder, Andy Clerkson.

Press/Media Registration Now Open for Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:41pm

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Press/Media registration is now open for the 2021 Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance, the crme de la crme of automobile shows.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Press/Media registration is now open for the 2021 Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance, the crme de la crme of automobile shows.
  • The event presented by Towbin Motorcars of Las Vegas and benefiting Miracle Flights will be held at the Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin on Saturday, October 23.
  • WHAT: The 2nd Annual Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance will again bring more than 100 of the most famous magnificent collector cars to the entertainment capital of the world and is now accepting applications for press/media credentials.
  • WHERE: Las Vegas Ballpark (in Downtown Summerlin), 1650 South Pavilion Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135
    RSVP: Media should apply for free credentials here: https://lasvegasconcours.com/press-registration/
    The inaugural Las Vegas Concours d'Elegance debuted in October 2019 bringing the prestigious celebration of automotive excellence to the iconic entertainment capital of the world with resounding success.