Yorkshire grandad travels to Las Vegas to tick off bucket list – and is guaranteed $1million poker payday

It’s quite literally the sort of story that dreams are made of. John Hesp, a 64-year-old grandad and semi-retired caravan home salesman, travelled to Las Vegas this summer to tick off one of the top items on his bucket list. He wanted to play the main event of the World Series of Poker. It’s the […]

Wife of £2million poker winner reveals she prefers their caravan in Yorkshire to Las Vegas

The wife of the gambling grandad who made £2million in a Las Vegas poker game says his win was ace – but a quiet life’s the best bet. And, revealing her hand to the Mirror, Mandy says she would never be seen in public with amateur John Hesp, 64, in the outlandish gear he wore […]

UFC 245 LIVE RESULTS: Usman stops Covington in dramatic last round KO as Holloway LOSES to Volkanovski in Las Vegas

UFC closes 2019 with a massive bill including THREE titles fights. Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman settles his grudge with Colby Covington, UFC queen Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight crown against Germaine de Randamie and featherweight king Max Holloway faces Alexander Volkanovski. On the undercard UFC legend Jose Aldo makes his bantamweight debut against Marlon Moraes. […]

Fleury, Knights beat Kings 1-0 in Vegas’ 1st playoff game

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chalk up another milestone for the Vegas Golden Knights. Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves for his 11th career playoff shutout, Shea Theodore scored in the first period and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Wednesday night to win the franchise’s first playoff game. The expansion club […]

Striking Gold: How Vegas became NHL’s best expansion team

Before Gerard Gallant embarked on his journey to coach the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, he and former boss Doug MacLean sat down for breakfast and wondered what was ahead. “He didn’t know what the situation was,” MacLean said. “He thought it was going to be tough.” No one saw this coming — not Gallant, general […]

Marchessault’s OT goal lifts Vegas past St. Louis, 4-3

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee stood alone in the hallway outside of his team’s locker room Friday night, as someone walked by and blurted: “One more George.” “Yep,” McPhee replied, smiling briefly before turning his attention back to his phone. And if they get it, the Golden Knights will […]

Tuch’s game-winner lifts Vegas past Dallas, 4-2

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights know the importance of winning at home. Last season they went 29-10-2 on home ice during the regular season, en route to their remarkable run to the Stanley Cup Final. This year, once again, the defending Western Conference champions are taking advantage of the atmosphere inside T-Mobile […]

Perron leads Vegas past the Sabres in overtime, 5-4

LAS VEGAS (AP) — They may carry the label of an expansion team, but the Vegas Golden Knights certainly aren’t playing like one. In fact, they’re the best team in the Western Conference. David Perron scored two goals, including the game-winner with 1:08 left in overtime, to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 5-4 […]

Reaves bolstering Vegas’ fourth line with smarter play

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After his first two games with the Vegas Golden Knights in late February, there weren’t many fans who were happy with Ryan Reaves. He arrived from Pittsburgh and immediately made his presence known with six penalty minutes in a home-and-home series against Los Angeles, both losses. The Vegas faithful thought team […]

Vegas secures playoff spot with 4-1 win over Avalanche

LAS VEGAS (AP) — William Karlsson and Jonathan Marchessault each scored to help the expansion Vegas Golden Knights clinch a playoff spot with a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. The Golden Knights, who lead the Pacific Division, became the first team to reach the playoffs in its inaugural season since the […]