Kerkorian estate gets judge's OK to donate
MyNewsLA.comKerkorian estate gets judge's OK to donate $500 million to charitiesMyNewsLA.comA judge Wednesday granted a petition by the executor overseeing the estate of the late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian to distribute $500 million of its remaining $1.6 billion in assets to charities to be picked by a three-member committee. Los Angeles ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 12:15 pm
The 2017 New Establishment Hall of Fame -
Vanity FairThe 2017 New Establishment Hall of FameVanity FairAndy Grove, Intel. Charles Gwathmey, Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman Architects. Kirk Kerkorian, Tracinda. Leonard Lauder and Ronald Lauder, Estée Lauder Companies. Richard Meier, Richard Meier & Partners Architects. Richard Parsons, former chairman, ...
Posted on 1 October 2017 | 1:04 pm
New book explores wins, losses of legalized
The San Diego Union-TribuneNew book explores wins, losses of legalized gamblingThe San Diego Union-TribuneThat opened the way for Hilton and people like Kirk Kerkorian. Q: What were some of the threads you wanted to weave through your book? A: One of the things I tried to do was connect all these different forms of gambling and show how it was an accretion ...
Posted on 1 October 2017 | 8:02 am
Armenia offers a warm welcome to Academy
Public Radio of ArmeniaArmenia offers a warm welcome to Academy Award-Winning director Terry George, producer Eric EsrailianPublic Radio of ArmeniaArmenians honored The Promise director Terry George and producer Eric Esrailian who arrived in Yerevan on September 21 to join a series of memorable events devoted to the movie and its creators, including the late Kirk Kerkorian. The trip began on ...
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 4:36 am
'The Promise' Director Terry George and
Armenian Weekly'The Promise' Director Terry George and Co-Producer Eric Esrailian Visit TsitsernakaberdArmenian WeeklyKirk Kerkorian planted the seed, and Terry, Mike Medavoy, and I have been honored to work with our incredible cast and crew to share this story with the world. We must never let the world forget our past, and we must move forward together support ...and more »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 10:24 am
Attorney Caught in Wiretapping Scandal Loses
A Los Angeles jury found Christensen guilty of paying private investigator Pellicano more than $100,000 to wiretap the ex-wife of his billionaire client Kirk Kerkorian in a high-profile child custody dispute. Christensen, once managing partner of what is ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:21 pm
Minor convictions reversed against celebrity
Well-heel clients never charged in the scheme included Paramount Pictures Corp. Chairman Brad Grey, billionaire casino owner Kirk Kerkorian and comedian Chris Rock. The foul-mouthed detective was convicted at two trials of 78 counts, including racketeering ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:12 am
Kirk Kerkorian: Las Vegas Mogul Dead At 98
Kirk Kerkorian a Las Vegas mogul, who understood businesses from a very young age and amassed billions from his brash tact, died yesterday. Surprisingly, as with many of his business strategies, the cause of his death hasn’t been revealed. While the fact ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 6:29 pm
'Unpretentious' Vegas Mogul Kirk Kerkorian
(Newser) – Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, an eighth-grade dropout who built Las Vegas' biggest hotels, tried to take over Chrysler, and bought and sold MGM at a profit three times, died last night at age 98. The reserved, unpretentious Kerkorian spent much ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 5:54 am
Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian dead at age 98
Kirk Kerkorian, the son of Armenian immigrants who became a billionaire Las Vegas mogul, has died at the age of 98. The veteran US businessman was the largest shareholder in MGM Resorts International. USA TODAY In a photo from Aug. 20, 2008, billionaire ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 5:23 am