Tag Archives: rio las vegas
- SWAT team stands down after MGM Grand suicide; robber shot dead at Rio
December 10, 2014
An armed standoff at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas ended Wednesday morning after the individual who sparked the commotion shot himself dead. Police officers were called to the Las Vegas Strip casino around 3am Wednesday following a phone call from a friend of the man who...
- How the WSOP Won the West Episode 4: The 2000s
July 25, 2012
In the fourth and final episode of How the WSOP Won the West, Tatjana Pasalic discovers what made 2003 "the perfect storm" for catapulting the WSOP forward into the world famous poker event that we know and love today. Check out the previous video: How the WSOP Won the West Episode...
- WSOP: Wright wins bling and donates big
June 18, 2012
The battle to become the 2012 World Series Of Poker’s MVP – Most Valuable Pensioner – goes into another day as the final four could not be separated in Event #29: The Seniors NLHE Championship. Dennis Phillips holds the lead with Bob Phelps, Hoyt Corkins and Allyn Jaffrey Shulman the...
- WSOP to have new home base by 2011?
April 28, 2010
With Harrah's decision to put its Las Vegas Rio property on the auction block, what ramifications will this have for the World Series of Poker, which the Rio has hosted for years? While the 2010 event will remain Rio-bound, it's anybody's guess as to where the 2011 contest will take...
- Harrah’s puts Rio Las Vegas casino on the block
April 24, 2010
Now that Harrah's has added Planet Hollywood to its stable of properties on the Las Vegas Strip, it seemingly has no love for its off-Strip casino, the Rio, located all the way across I-85. The Rio's 2,520 rooms, 1,100 slots and 90 gaming tables can be yours for the low...
SWAT team stands down after MGM Grand suicide; robber shot dead at Rio
December 10, 2014