With the words “Las Vegas odds” in the headline, a July 10 blog item on The Seattle Times’ website told how “Vegas bookmakers” have no odds listed for either the Oakland Athletics or Seattle Mariners to win the American League West because of the improbability. One major-league problem, though: The source used in the story was the gaming site Bovada.lv, which originates not from Las Vegas but from that hotbed of baseball knowledge, Latvia. When we pointed out the error to the Times reporter via e-mail, he replied: “But is it run by the Bovada Casino people in Vegas?” Dude, we hate to break it to you, but …
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Get to know the Life Is Beautiful acts. Learn about Downtown's new kaleidoscopic murals. Find tips on how to navigate schedule conflicts. And see what's on the mouthwatering menu. Here is Vegas Seven's guide to tasting, seeing and hearing all the festival has to offer, from the first afternoon set to the final headliner.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products