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Entries from August 2009

Mayweather-Marquez Fight To Air Live On Big Screen

August 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s eagerly anticipated showdown with Juan Manuel Marquez on Sept. 19 will be showcased live in about 170 theaters nationwide, promoters announced Monday. The fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will also air on HBO pay-per-view. Richard Shaefer of Golden Boy Promotions said he’d been considering theater feeds for several years, [...]

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KISS Cirque du Soleil Show Coming To Las Vegas

August 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Veteran rockers Kiss have announced plans to bring a big-budget, Cirque du Soleil-style stage show to Las Vegas with at least a $40 million to $50 million budget, according to those behind the planned production. The show, which will purportedly be titled “Kiss: Carnival of Souls,” is being devised by Kiss’ Gene Simmons and Paul [...]

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2009 WSOP Main Event November Nine Final Table Set

August 12th, 2009 · No Comments

The World Series of Poker has thrust nine millionaire winners into the spotlight as they wait 116 days to get back to the table for the rest of the no-limit Texas Hold ‘em main event. The nine players below are set to return to the Rio November 7-10 to play for the first-place prize of [...]

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Criss Angel’s Cirque Show Receives Bad Reviews

August 8th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Columnist Doug Elfman, from The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that Criss Angel fans flew in from as far away as London to see his new Cirque du Soleil show Believe at the Luxor on Friday. The verdict by many? Creatively, “Believe” is a possibly unsalvageable “waste of time” and a “dead end” that literally [...]

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