FedEx is working with Junior Achievement Worldwide to create the FedEx Junior Business Challenge, a program to encourage entrepreneurship among young people. The challenge is being produced in conjunction with the PGA Tour.
Infrared spas use infrared light to heat the body from within rather than requiring spa-lovers to sit in sweltering saunas to sweat out toxins. Hannah Elliott offers tips for getting the most from your infrared sauna experience and includes a list of spas that offer the treatment.
The Haar-Mode-Team in Dresden, Germany, has a python on staff to perform neck massages. Salon proprietor Frank Doehlen says he offers the treatment two days a week due to its popularity.
Officials in Yankton, S.D., hope to open a casino and entertainment center called Port Yankton to attract a larger workforce and raise funds to improve the quality of life for residents. "Historic preservation would be a big part of that, but also quality of life improvements could be anything from, you know, other tourism improvements, riverboats some people have asked for, to libraries or children museums," state Sen. Bernie Hunhoff said.
The NFL voted to allow the Raiders to relocate to Las Vegas from Oakland, Calif., which is likely to increase sports betting in the state. "I certainly hope league and team officials understand the sports-gaming industry in Nevada before they even consider going down that road [of limiting betting] again," said Westgate Superbook Director Jay Kornegay, referencing previous attempts to limit sports events near gambling concerns.
Construction on Imperial Pacific International Holdings' permanent Saipan casino will be complete Friday, although the resort's hotel won't open until later this year. The casino will boast 365 slot machines and 193 gaming tables, up from 141 slot machines and 48 tables at the operator's temporary facility.
Beijing-based Ourgame International Holdings, an online gaming company, wants to join the US online social gaming market and expand its e-sports operations this year. The company's recently acquired subsidiary, WPT Enterprises, also rolled out its PlayWPT Slots and PlayWPT Poker offerings last year for mobile and online play.
The Seminole tribe has asked Florida legislators to address a recent court ruling allowing slot machine lookalikes in places like entertainment centers and convenient stores. A letter from the tribe insists that the decision violates a compact granting the Seminoles exclusive rights to operate slot machines in the state.
AccorHotels and Edmond de Rothschild could buy Potel & Chabot Group, which runs hospitality events and conferences. Potel & Chabot has annual sales of $105 million.