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March Madness: College rivalries play out in office pools nationwide

...SOMEbody who's pretty much running an office pool," says Doug Castaneda, race and sports supervisor for the Stardust hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Office pools for money are generally illegal, even in Nevada. But if it's just a $5 or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/15/nca_338790.shtml
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...engagement beginning June 14. Newton, 63, HEAD:d at the Hilton from 1987 to 1993. He had been singing at the Stardust hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip since 1999. His last show at the Stardust was Wednesday night. Newton will join another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/23/ent_451079.shtml
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...Hotel, where "Mr. Las Vegas" performed for about 15 years. He can now be seen singing "Danke Schoen" at the Stardust hotel-casino. Newton's star will be installed on Las Vegas Boulevard in front of the hotel-casino. The star, like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/29/ent_432733.shtml
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...fashion critic Joan Rivers will return to Sin City for the first time in nine years, appearing for four nights at the Stardust hotel-casino. "The last time I appeared in Las Vegas, they were wearing hoop skirts and Davy Crockett hats," Rivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/24/ent_419971.shtml
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For Vegas oddsmakers, the big game is big business

...sharpest minds in the oddsmaking industry," said Bob Scucci, a former colleague and now the oddsmaker at The Stardust hotel-casino. "He crunches the numbers, but he also has that savvy you need as a book manager." Last year, $71 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/25/pro_366605.shtml
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NCAA betting still heavy

LAS VEGAS -- The NCAA wouldn't have liked the scene two weeks ago in the sports book of the Stardust hotel-casino. All 13 betting windows were open, and gamblers were still lined up 10 deep to get their bets down on teams in the opening rounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/01/nca_285535.shtml
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