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The Latest: Casino Condenses Timeline of Start of Shooting

The corporate owner of the high-rise Las Vegas Strip casino from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history is squeezing a timeline of the start of the massacre down to seconds.

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10/22/2017

article Vegas rebranding shows difficulty of messaging after tragedy
(Las Vegas) -- As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S...

10/21/2017

article Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who...
article NY TIMES: 10 Minutes. 12 Gunfire Bursts. 30 Videos. Mapping the Las Vegas Massacre.
(Las Vegas) -- The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s door at the Mandalay Bay. Using forensic analysis, The...

10/20/2017

article Las Vegas Shooting Surveillance Video, Stephen Paddock Gambling Records and Photos Must Be Secured for Evidence, Nevada Judge Declares
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas hotel from which gunman Stephen Paddock shot innocent concertgoers has been ordered by a Nevada judge to preserve evidence, including...
article MGM: No plans to rent gunman’s room at Mandalay Bay
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International said today it has no plans to rent the 32nd-floor Mandalay Bay suite from where a gunman shot and killed 58 people and wounded...
article Union: MGM warned Campos about interviews after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Officials with MGM Resorts International warned Oct. 1 shooting hero Jesus Campos that he could be facing difficult interviews just hours before he was...

10/19/2017

article Inside the dark, fantasy world of millionaire 'whales' at casinos
(Las Vegas) -- The life of a Las Vegas high roller is the stuff of fantasy, with things like penthouse suites, gourmet meals, and VIP concerts — and most of it...

10/18/2017

article Father of H.B. woman killed in Las Vegas shooting files wrongful death suit
(California) -- The father of a Huntington Beach woman who was fatally wounded during a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas this month filed a lawsuit...
article Mandalay Bay security guard appears on ‘Ellen’ — VIDEO
(Las Vegas) -- By all accounts, Jesus Campos has not disappeared. He’s landed on Ellen DeGeneres’ couch. The 25-year-old had been dodging reporter interviews...
article Mandalay Bay Security Guard Jesus Campos Breaks His Silence with Ellen DeGeneres Interview, Says He’s Doing Better Each Day
(Las Vegas) -- Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay security guard who was the first to respond to the 32nd floor the night of October 1, is finally opening up publicly, more...
article No long-term effects on tourism expected after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A return to normalcy for Las Vegas tourism may still be weeks away, but there should be no long-term effects on tourism to Southern Nevada because of the...

10/17/2017

article Macau plans 'simulated attacks' in security ramp-up after Vegas shooting
(Hong Kong) -- Authorities in the Chinese territory of Macau have ramped up security measures following the deadly Las Vegas shooting this month and unveiled plans for a...
article Mandalay Bay contractor bags Resorts World Las Vegas project
(Las Vegas) -- The construction of the multi-billion dollar integrated resorts project of casino operator Genting Americas on the Las Vegas Strip will soon commence...

10/14/2017

article Homeland Security funding formula doesn’t recognize Vegas’s real population
(Nevada) -- Even before the Las Vegas shooting, Nevada's Division of Emergency Management and its Clark County counterpart were warning that too little federal...
article Gaming panel studying Vegas tragedy
(Massachusetts) -- In the wake of the mass shooting that left 58 dead in Las Vegas last week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission began talking to regulators in other...
article During Las Vegas shooting, journalists ran into gut-wrenching chaos
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been almost two weeks since the “Las Vegas shooting.” It still doesn’t feel real. Apparently that’s normal, I learned...
article Shifting Las Vegas massacre narrative has gamblers on edge
(Las Vegas) -- A shifting narrative about when officials at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino alerted cops before the worst mass shooting in US history has Las Vegas on...
article What Is Active Shooter Insurance? After Las Vegas, Demand Increases As Gun Control Debate Fizzles
(Las Vegas) -- 58 people died and over 500 were injured in the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas almost two weeks ago. The suspect shot at a crowd attending a music...
article Gambling, drinking and shooting ranges: Is gun tourism just another Las Vegas attraction?
(Las Vegas) -- After the Route 91 Harvest festival massacre, Las Vegas residents created an informal memorial at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue, not...
article Zappos to Cover Las Vegas Shooting Funeral Costs, Victim Fundraising Tops $15 Million
(Las Vegas) -- Online retailer Zappos is offering to pay for the funerals for all 58 victims of the October 1 Las Vegas shooting. In a statement to the Las Vegas Sun,...

10/13/2017

article MGM hires leading crisis management firm in wake of mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has hired a leading crisis management firm following the Oct. 1 shooting at one of its properties. The casino operator selected...

10/12/2017

article In Las Vegas, the casino is always watching — and yet it missed Stephen Paddock
(Las Vegas) -- The casino hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, with all their glitzy delights, aren’t just palaces of distraction. They’re miniature surveillance...
article Sheriff frustrated by unanswered questions after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- As thousands scattered from the cracks of gunfire over the Route 91 Harvest festival on Oct. 1, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo was speeding down the...
article State's gaming chief said Vegas shooting prompting casino security here
(Massachusetts) -- In the wake of the mass shooting that left 58 dead in Las Vegas last week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission began talking to regulators in other...
article The Latest: Casino Condenses Timeline of Start of Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The corporate owner of the high-rise Las Vegas Strip casino from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history is squeezing...
article Ann Coulter: Media begging us for conspiracy theories on Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Now the media are just taunting us with their tall tales about Stephen Paddock, the alleged Las Vegas shooter. Reputedly serious news organizations are...

10/11/2017

article MGM Faces Questions Over Speed of Response in Vegas Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A revised timeline of events is raising questions about how MGM Resorts International and Las Vegas police responded to the mass shooting on Oct. 1 that...
article Precise timeline remains elusive in Metro’s probe of mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Investigators on Tuesday continued to solidify a precise timeline of what occurred in the minutes leading up to a gunman spraying bullets on a country...
article Woman files 1st lawsuit against MGM Resorts over Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A 21-year-old woman who was among the nearly 500 people injured in a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival has filed a lawsuit against MGM...
article MGM Resorts’ Murren says he’s heartbroken by shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The leader of MGM Resorts International says the company is heartbroken after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers gathered in one of its...
article ‘This affects all of us’: Tourism industry begins looking to post-shooting economy
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren and other local and international tourism executives spoke Tuesday about the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, to thank...

10/10/2017

article After revelation that casino guard was shot before Las Vegas massacre began, unanswered questions loom
(Las Vegas) -- When the Las Vegas gunman arrived at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino late last month, he assembled “an armory” in his room, according to...
article Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?
(Las Vegas) -- The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to...
article Las Vegas Casinos, Police Working Together to Assess Security in Shooting Aftermath
(Las Vegas) -- As Las Vegas tries to move forward after last week’s massacre on the Strip, police are still investigating what happened while working with casino...
article New disclosure shows a casino guard alerted hotel to gunman before Vegas massacre began. So why did it take so long to stop him?
(Las Vegas) -- Before the Las Vegas massacre began, a wounded Mandalay Bay hotel security guard called hotel officials to warn them about a gunman on the 32nd floor, an...
article MGM Braces for Lawsuits Over Mandalay Bay Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- As more details emerge about the chaotic scene at MGM Resorts International’s Mandalay Bay Hotel earlier this month, the casino conglomerate is...
article MGM Resorts disputes Las Vegas police timeline of mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- In a statement released late Tuesday, MGM Resorts International disputed Sheriff Joe Lombardo’s revised timeline of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the...
article MGM CEO makes 1st public appearance since Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts Chief Executive Officer Jim Murren used his first public appearance since last week’s massacre at one of his properties to ask convention...
article Casino companies’ stock prices stable after Las Vegas shooting
(Wall Street) -- Stock prices for the major publicly held resort companies based in Las Vegas remained stable the week immediately after the Oct. 1 mass shootings, with...

10/9/2017

article Death in Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- It’s the moment Las Vegas officials have feared for years. As the capital of decadence and excess, it’s long been assumed that it was almost...
article Exclusive: Vegas killer described his unusual habits in 2013 testimony
(Las Vegas) -- He was a nocturnal creature who gambled all night and slept all day. He took Valium at times for anxiousness, and had the doctor who prescribed it to him...
article In the solitary world of video poker, Stephen Paddock knew how to win. Until he didn't
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock wanted to win and, like any savvy video poker player, knew which machine to lock down at Mandalay Bay. There was only one in the casino...
article Las Vegas Gunman Had a Valium Habit, Would Gamble $1 Million a Night
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock bet up to $1 million a night while he roamed around casinos in sweatpants and flip-flops, carrying around cocktails from...
article Las Vegas Massacre Gives InfoWars More Conspiracy Fodder
(Las Vegas) -- The mystery of why Stephen Paddock smuggled an arsenal into a Las Vegas hotel room before firing into a crowd of concertgoers, killing dozens and injuring...
article Las Vegas Shooter’s Behavior Raised Some Red Flags, Casino Magnate Steve Wynn Says
(Las Vegas) -- Casino magnate Steve Wynn said Sunday that even though Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock seemed like a “rational” man, some of his actions...
article New timeline: Injured security guard encountered gunman before mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The timeline for the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history initially established by Metro Police and the FBI has changed. Originally it was believed...
article Officials acted quickly to close Strip after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Transportation in Las Vegas came to a halt shortly after a gunman took aim at country music concertgoers along the Strip. Long stretches of Interstate 15...
article Sheriff: Vegas gunman aimed at fuel tanks as diversion
(Las Vegas) -- The gunman who killed 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history targeted aviation fuel tanks, stocked his car with explosives and...
article Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock claimed he was the ‘biggest video poker player in the world’ in 2013 suit
(Las Vegas) -- The millionaire madman who fatally shot at least 58 people from his Las Vegas hotel room was a night owl who hated the sun, occasionally popped Valium and...
article What motivated Las Vegas mass shooter, enabled scope of devastation?
(Las Vegas) -- As residents golfed and took their walks as usual inside the quiet Mesquite neighborhood, police were serving a search warrant on the home of a mass...
article Las Vegas Strip lights go dark for 11 minutes to honor victims of mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- At 10:05 p.m. in Las Vegas, hotels marquees on the famed Strip went dark to mark the exact moment the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting took place...
article Quandary in Las Vegas: What to Do With the Murder Scenes
(Las Vegas) -- The scene of carnage this time was a flat 15-acre parcel of land without any permanent structures. It is a rectangle of blacktop surrounded by busy...
article Gallup secretary a victim of Las Vegas shooting
(New Mexico) -- After a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, Gallup learned that they had lost one of their own, and the Navajo Nation shared the loss.

10/8/2017

article Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock not a problem gambler, casino owner says
(Las Vegas) -- Casino owner Steve Wynn said Sunday that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was a regular at his hotel but the gunman never raised any concerns among the...
article Who Was Stephen Paddock? The Mystery of a Nondescript ‘Numbers Guy’
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock was a contradiction: a gambler who took no chances. A man with houses everywhere who did not really live in any of them. Someone who liked...
article Dealers: L.V. gunman Paddock would spend long hours playing tables at downtown casino
(Las Vegas) -- When Natalia Cruz first saw Stephen Paddock’s picture on television last week, she thought it was Paddock that had been shot — not the other...
article Las Vegas shooter used his millions to fund gun collection and gambling habits
(Las Vegas) -- TO THE Texas brokers who met him in 2004, Stephen Paddock was an unremarkable man looking to buy an unremarkable property near Dallas, hardly...
article Vegas gunman’s father used bingo to scam churchgoers
(Las Vegas) -- The father of Las Vegas mass murderer Stephen Paddock pretended to be a minister — but he was no saint. As investigators on Saturday continued to...
article A mournful Las Vegas sets its eyes defiantly on the future in wake of mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Thousands of solar installers, utility executives and energy consultants flooded the halls of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in September.
article Hospitality experts say Mandalay Bay brand will survive massacre
(Las Vegas) -- At Mandalay Bay, you can gamble, party in Light nightclub, relax at a man-made beach and attend gatherings in its massive convention center. Now, it...
article Showgirls, casinos and chapel weddings: Las Vegas snaps back after deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history
(Las Vegas) -- Forty-seven hours after the massacre, Crystal Rose was back in her flouncy red showgirl plumage on the Vegas Strip, bare-chested except for tiny, shiny...
article Unbreakable Vegas: In traumatized city, we all hold the key to easing pain
(Las Vegas) -- A smile, a kind word and a show of courtesy can go a long way at any time. In Las Vegas right now, they’re invaluable. Since 10:05 p.m. last Sunday...
article A ‘long bad dream.’ Though Vegas shooting lasted minutes, recovery is far from over
(Las Vegas) -- Stephanie Melanson had attended the Route 91 Harvest music festival every year since its inception, and this time she was determined to bring her mom...
article ‘I realized people were dying’: Photographer David Becker tells what he witnessed at the Las Vegas mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- “After capturing photographs of the final act of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, I headed back to the media tent to start filing my...
article Casino CEO Steve Wynn says Stephen Paddock was well-known by his staff and seemed like 'a rational man'
(Las Vegas) -- Casino magnate Steve Wynn said that gunman Stephen Paddock seemed like 'a rational man' and was known to the staff. The billionaire CEO of Wynn...
article Wynn talks Las Vegas shooting, hotel security on TV interview
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. has a policy of checking on hotel guests who don’t leave their rooms and ask not to be disturbed for more than 12 consecutive...
article Wife of Lummi Nation council member injured in mass shooting in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The wife of a leader of the Lummi Nation is recovering after being injured during a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Melinda Brockie and her husband,...
article Letter: Did Devil's Tower climber consider Native American traditions?
(Colorado) -- I read with interest the story in the Sunday Coloradoan about Rob Kelman's climb to the top of Devil's Tower at age 87. An impressive physical...

10/7/2017

article Agencies to unveil plan for retrieving Las Vegas shooting items
(California) -- Officials on Sunday are expected to announce the process for Route 91 Harvest Festival concertgoers to retrieve their abandoned property.
article Gambling and property speculation paid gunman's bills
(Las Vegas) -- To the Texas brokers who met him in 2004, Stephen Paddock was an unremarkable man looking to buy an unremarkable property near Dallas, hardly...
article Investigators Discover Las Vegas Shooter Had 'Target Practice' in Desert Two Days Before
(Las Vegas) -- Investigators have learned domestic terrorist Stephen Paddock was recorded driving near an area close to his home where locals usually go for “...
article Mourners pay tearful tribute to Vegas victim who saved wife
(California) -- Jack Beaton felt equally comfortable gripping a pair of barbecue tongs surrounded by friends or swinging his roofer's hammer on a hot day at work.
article Note might have had shooting calculations
(Las Vegas) -- Investigators believe a note found in the Las Vegas gunman's hotel room contained a series of numbers that helped him calculate more precise shots, a...
article OP/ED: Could gambling addiction have played a role in shooting?
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas shooter’s true motives may never be known, but the fact that he devoted a great deal of time and effort to gambling may provide a clue.
article Video shows Las Vegas shooting victims cram into cab on way to hospital
(Las Vegas) -- Newly released video shows a Las Vegas taxi driver transporting six victims from Sunday’s mass shooting on the Strip to the hospital.
article Who Was Stephen Paddock? The Mystery of a Nondescript ‘Numbers Guy’
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock was a contradiction: a gambler who took no chances. A man with houses everywhere who did not really live in any of them. Someone who liked...
article Las Vegas Casino Execs Talk Security and Recovery After Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The global casino industry is trying to get on with business against the backdrop of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
press release NIGA Issues Statement on the Mass Shooting in Las Vegas, NV
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association sends its condolences to those families who lost loved ones and those who were injured in last night's...

10/6/2017

article Casino Guards, Used to Handling Drunks, Confront Greater Dangers
(Las Vegas) -- Gunfire crackled, hotel guests called in noise complaints, and just like that, Jesus Campos, armed with little more than the handcuffs on his service belt...
article With tourists back in the casinos and clubs, Las Vegas mourns alone
(Las Vegas) -- It’s midnight in Las Vegas, four days after the worst mass shooting in modern American history. Thursday night crowds fill the casinos and bars on...
article A casino regular, quiet but prickly, unleashes a rampage
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock usually kept a cigar at hand, even though he didn't smoke. But he was quick to notice when somebody sat down beside him and lit up.
article Inside the Las Vegas Gunman’s Mandalay Bay Hotel Suite
(Las Vegas) -- Photos of the hotel suite used by the gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas on Sunday provide a glimpse of the arsenal of guns and ammunition that were...
article Las Vegas gunman chased gambling’s payouts and perks
(Las Vegas) -- The video poker machines that Stephen Paddock liked were the ones that did not draw attention. They had few look-at-me flashing lights or listen-to-me...
article Las Vegas shooter gambled $100,000 an hour in video poker
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas shooter was so hooked on gambling he played up to 1,000 hands of video poker in a single hour - at a cost of $100,000. Stephen Paddock bet...
article Las Vegas shooter lived high-stakes lifestyle where big bets buy the most luxury
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock was known to sit for hours playing slot machines and video poker, gambling with tens of thousands of dollars and earning VIP status and...
article Paddock's high-roller status would have bought him perks, casino experts say
(Las Vegas) -- The gunman at the center of the deadliest shooting in U.S. history did not leave much of an impression with his Reno neighbors. Amid the bright lights and...
article Stephen Paddock and the World of Video Poker
(Las Vegas) -- In 2016, Stephen Paddock moved to Mesquite, Nevada, a quiet retirement community eighty miles northeast of Las Vegas with few residents widely known...
article DR. KRONK: Gambling addiction at psychological root of Las Vegas killings
(Las Vegas) -- I tried to understand. I tried through my shock, my fears, my anger and my tears. What would make a person kill and wound so many others? What was the one...
article Vegas shooter's gambling draws new attention to video poker
(Las Vegas) -- Authorities trying to piece together the final days before Stephen Paddock unleashed his arsenal of powerful firearms on country music fans on the Las...
article What, If Anything, Does Stephen Paddock’s Gambling Have to Do With the Las Vegas Shooting?
(Las Vegas) -- He was a dedicated — addicted? — gambler who tethered himself for hours at a time to high-stakes video poker slot games known for their 99.17...
article MGM contributes after Las Vegas incident
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International decided to donate US$3 million to the fund that will help the victims of the shooting that took place in Las Vegas. This...
article MGM Resorts shelves marketing in response to Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Just a few weeks ago, MGM Resorts International launched a branding campaign that highlighted its shows, restaurants and cage fights and declared: “We are...

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