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July 28, 2006 Share | | podcast Podcast | | Hawaiian Airlines Discount

WELCOME to Kimo’s Vegas ... The Player’s Edge!

Jennifer Tilly
Jennifer Tilly

HOWARD LEDERER, Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, Andy Bloch, Annie Duke, Phil Gordon, Joseph Hachem and Grey Raymer have filed an anti-trust lawsuit against WPT Enterprises for eliminating competition on the tournament poker circuit, fixing the conditions and terms of players’ remuneration, and exploiting their names and likenesses for profit. The WPT fixing a tournament ... so did she (Jennifer Tilly) or didn’t she win a WSOP event on her own?

THE BIG online sports book was indicted this week by the U.S. Justice Department. The web site is not accepting any bets at this time ... hopefully, you don’t have much on account there. Ex-Island resident and World Gaming Authority Professor I. Nelson Rose has always advised against online sports betting because it violates U.S. RICO statutes.

RA, the club in the Luxor, is history ... two of the hottest L.A. clubs are being imported: LAX (the club, not the airport) and Roxy. Look for a winter grand opening.

ALL THE Marriott properties will be totally smoke-free (Hawaii and Vegas included) effective Oct. 16. Totally means guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms, public spaces and employee work areas. No panic - they’ll still let you smoke in the casino.

DID YOU know it’s illegal to feed the homeless in Las Vegas? Do-gooders can get a $100 fine and up to six months in jail!

LAKERS FANS, your team plays the Suns on Oct. 15 and the Kings on the 17th at the Sam Boyd stadium in Las Vegas ... more details at

ALSO IN October ... hot-air balloons from all over the world will be at the Las Vegas Balloon Classic.

Lee Kalamau of Waianae won $3,500 playing KENO
Lee Kalamau of Waianae won $3,500 playing KENO

CONGRATS TO Harry Yoneshiro of Kaneohe and Gina Costales of Waipahu - they both hit two jackpots at the Cal ... and Lee Kalamau of Waianae hit the 50 cent KENO machine for $3,500! OK, you guys, e-mail us your secrets.

GET MORE Kimo’s Vegas at, in both issues of MidWeek, on OC16 Monday at 9 p.m., Thursday night at 7 on ESPN Radio1420 and with Billy V. Friday morning at 7:20 on Hawaiian105 KINE.

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