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2010-10-12 11:41:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel presents Mixed Martial Arts "King of the Cage" on Saturday, November 13. Nine hard hitting, no holds barred, mixed martial arts cage fights will feature two main events, a California versus Nevada undercard and a chance for fans to mingle with the fighters. "The two main events, along with a California vs Nevada undercard will make this an event true fight fans will not want to miss!" said Marty Gross, vice president...

2009-03-30 11:16:00

Respondents clearly favor immediate table games expansion WASHINGTON, Pa., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania residents overwhelmingly support immediate table games expansion, according to a statewide poll by Susquehanna Polling and Research. The poll found 60 percent of respondents support expanding Pennsylvania's slot machine law to include table games. Additionally, 80 percent of those in favor of table games want the state to legalize them immediately rather than wait for all...

2008-10-10 06:00:25

By Sonya Padgett By SONYA PADGETT REVIEW-JOURNAL The Cannery will display a little Hawaiian hospitality during the Islands of the Pacific Cultural Festival Friday through Sunday at the North Las Vegas casino at 2121 E. Craig Road. The three-day festival will highlight the food, culture, clothing and entertainment of Guam, Hawaii, the Cook Islands, Tonga, Tahiti, Samoa and New Zealand, bringing a cultural experience not usually seen in Las Vegas, says Bryan Cory, the Cannery's director...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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