Author James McManus came to Las Vegas a few years ago to cover the World Series of Poker but got a real close-up view because he made the final table. He's back with a new book on poker and the meaning of American life.
In 2004, he was the champion and by 2005 he was the bad boy of NASCAR. We
talk with NASCAR driver and one-time Las Vegan Kurt Busch about how he's
changed and how NASCAR is dealing with diminished sponsorships.
Did they lose on Manny Pacquiao? Did they win on the Yankees? And how will
they handle March Madness. Jay Rood from MGM Grand and Art Manteris from
Station Casinos join us to talk about how the big moments in recent months
have played out in the sportsbooks.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been called barbaric and brutal but
few have dare called it gay. Thaddeus Russell does just that and we talk to
him about the big new sport of mixed martial arts and why he thinks it's