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Sigma Derby a nostalgic favorite, and it's running strong at The D in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Sigma Derby might be the most fun you can have in Las Vegas with a roll of quarters. The popular coin-operated horse racing game lives on at The D Casino & Hotel, drawing fans to the second floor day and night for a chance to see a little bit of gambling history. And when Mystik Dan is running at the Preakness on Saturday, you…
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Sigma Derby a nostalgic favorite, and it's running strong at The D in Las Vegas
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Moulin Rouge casino reopens for 8 hours of gambling 69 years after its 1955 heyday

Back in mid-1955, the Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas' first desegregated casino, was a place to see and be seen. Sixty-nine years later, on Tuesday, the site became a place to see - at least, for eight hours. Gamblers played slot machines at the Moulin Rouge site Tuesday in one of those only-in-Nevada moments as owners of the property set up a temporary…
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LVXP Intends to Build Tallest Casino-Resort in Las Vegas

A group of real estate developers from Las Vegas intends to construct a potentially highest resort on the 27-acre location that previously housed the Wet'n Wild water park and has been the goal of Jackie Robinson's All Net Arena project for years. New project: LVXP, the real estate development firm based in Las Vegas, intends to build…
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LVXP Sets Sights on the Tallest Hotel-Resort in Las Vegas

LVXP aims to build a 2500-room luxury resort anchored by a sports arena with up to 20000 seats, in what could be the tallest development in Las Vegas. The locally based developer plans to build its unnamed resort on a 27-acre site where the former Wet'n Wild waterpark formerly stood at 2601 South Las Vegas Boulevard, south of the Sahara casino, the…
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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in downtown Las Vegas -Las Vegas Magazine

If you're a fan of the Kentucky Derby (on race day, who isn't?), Circa Resort & Casino is the place to be. With several events spread across the property on May 4, whether you want to dress to the nines, chill out in the sports book or take in the race poolside, you are covered. From 2-5 p.m., Legacy Club hosts a blowout watch party, where guests…
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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in downtown Las Vegas -Las Vegas Magazine
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7 Days: Your guide to Las Vegas (April 28-May 4) -Las Vegas Magazine

The country singer is back in Vegas with his Colosseum residency. Each performance is truly unique, with special guests and varying band members-it's guaranteed to be a memorable show. Caesars Palace, caesars.com Din Tai Fung This internationally loved dumpling and noodle restaurant (one of my favorites) specializes in classic xiao long bao soup…
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Waterhouse VC: Sweepstakes mania

Sweepstakes casinos operate without real-money bets. Instead, they utilise a "freemium" approach. The model usually involves virtual tokens obtained at no cost or through indirect purchase, which then serve as play money for accessing in-game features. Virtual currency can be exchanged for cash or prizes following gameplay. The largest sweepstakes…
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Get in the Las Vegas know with the latest in cocktails, lounges, parties and fun -Las Vegas Magazine

With so many options in Las Vegas, many visitors still find themselves asking, "Where should we go? What should we do?" That's where Las Vegas Magazine comes in. If you're itching to go out and have some fun but can't seem to narrow down the choices, we've rounded up some great options for you. Atomic Golf at The STRAT. With four floors and 103…
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Las Vegas the Easy Way: Five Off-Strip Hotels to Consider

Las Vegas beckons with its dazzling lights and electrifying energy, but the iconic come-ons can come with a hefty price tag. Venturing beyond the Las Vegas Strip, however, brings a world of benefits for both the budget-minded visitor and peace-seeking traveler. While money has little meaning in a city where $5000 can disappear with the draw of an…
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Abandoned off-the-Las Vegas Strip casino finds new life

Las Vegas hotel casino resort developers have snatched up almost every available piece of vacant land on the Las Vegas Strip for new projects, leading builders to redevelop existing properties for new facilities. The Tropicana Las Vegas, which began as a high-end hotel casino on the Vegas Strip when it opened in 1957, is slated to close April 2 and…
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s may go private to deal with debt. Will it affect Vegas stadium?

The chairman of Bally's Corp. wants to take the casino company private. What could this mean for the A's stadium given its involvement? Also, a Laughlin casino is facing a $500000 fine from gaming regulators after members of its security team roughed up an employee and customer. Meanwhile, wagering in March Madness could top $2.7 billion…
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Friends with Benefits: Lindsay Palumbo at Circa Resort & casino -Las Vegas Magazine

In celebration of Women's History Month and this magazine's first themed issue, we introduce you to Lindsay Palumbo. When it comes to our theme, we're celebrating cocktails galore, and Palumbo is a flair bartender-a bartender who makes cocktails in an entertaining way. When it comes to celebrating all things women this month, Palumbo is one of only…
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Circa sportsbook opens at Silverton Casino in southwest Las Vegas

Circa Sports opens its seventh Nevada sportsbook outlet Monday at Silverton Casino Lodge, a doorway to the rapidly growing southwest Las Vegas market. Circa CEO Derek Stevens, Silverton President Rob Kunkle and Circa associates Mike Palm, vice president of operations of Circa Resort & Casino and Jeff Benson, director of operation of Circa Sports…
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Circa sportsbook opens at Silverton Casino in southwest Las Vegas
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Where Old Vegas is still alive today

The CNN Original Series "Vegas: The Story of Sin City" showcases the heart and history of one of America's most beloved and notorious cities in four immersive episodes. Tune in Sunday, March 3, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN. Leave it to Las Vegas to upstage Travis and Taylor, Usher and the most-watched Super Bowl ever. Sure, last month's game was…
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5 top jackpots in February 2024 in the Las Vegas Valley

For a short month, February is packed with noted celebrations. From Black History Month to Groundhog Day, from St. Valentine's Day to Presidents Day, the second month of the year - every four years - even gets a Leap Day thrown in for good measure. Here are five of the more memorable conquests this past month in the Las Vegas Valley: 5. Two players…
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Las Vegas Advisor: The Strip by far the lead in U.S. gambling market

To the surprise of absolutely no one, the Las Vegas Strip was the top U.S. gambling market in 2023, with the casinos there winning $8.83 billion, a 7.2% increase over 2022. The Strip far outdistanced the second biggest market, Atlantic City, which won $2.86 billion. They were followed by Chicagoland ($2.19 billion), Baltimore/Washington ($2.08…
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Circa Las Vegas invites Golden Knights fans to cheer team at ultimate watch party

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Circa Resort & Casino will host an official away game Vegas Golden Knights watch party on Saturday, March 2. The official watch party kicks off at 4 p.m. at Stadium Swim. Stadium Swim will transform into the ultimate VGK hotspot for fans to cheer on the team as they battle it out with Buffalo. Fans can enjoy the game from the…
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Circa Las Vegas invites Golden Knights fans to cheer team at ultimate watch party
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Strike averted as hospitality union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos before Super Bowl week

The union announced last week that it would go on strike if tentative contracts weren't in place by 5 a.m. Monday. Posted Updated 2 min read Font size+ LAS VEGAS - A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike deadline for another. The…
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Strike averted as hospitality union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos before Super Bowl week
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Las Vegas hospitality workers won’t strike before Super Bowl

Culinary Local 226 said it has struck deals with nearly all remaining unsettled hotel-casinos - and called off a strike deadline for one - averting a Monday morning walkout threat at several near-Strip and downtown properties. The last tentative agreement was reached between the hospitality union and Downtown Grand, representing about 200 workers,…
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Strike averted as culinary union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos

LAS VEGAS - A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike deadline for another. The agreements averted a Monday morning walkout as the city kicks off Super Bowl week. The Culinary Workers Union announced Saturday that it had reached a…
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Strike averted as culinary union settles with Las Vegas hotel-casinos
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Culinary union reaches tentative contracts with Las Vegas casinos ahead of Super Bowl

A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike deadline for another LAS VEGAS -- A union representing hospitality workers says it has reached a tentative agreement with six more hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas and called off a strike…
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Culinary union reaches tentative contracts with Las Vegas casinos ahead of Super Bowl
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4 hotel-casinos reach union deals, 3 others poised to strike

LAS VEGAS >> A union representing hospitality workers has reached a tentative agreement with four hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas as employees at three other properties remained poised to strike Monday when the city kicks off Super Bowl week. By Saturday morning, the Culinary Workers Union had announced it had reached a tentative five-year…
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Culinary Union reaches tentative deal with Circa, The D, Golden Gate

FILE: A banner hangs outside the Culinary Union headquarters in Las Vegas. (KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The Culinary Union said a tentative new five-year contract has been reached with three more Las Vegas properties ahead of the strike deadline. The Thursday announcement said a deal was reached with Circa Resort & Casino, The D Las Vegas Hotel &…
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Culinary Union reaches tentative deal with Circa, The D, Golden Gate
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Culinary reaches deals with 3 Las Vegas casinos

An exterior view of the Golden Gate hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024. The casino opened as Hotel Nevada with 10 rooms on Jan. 18, 1906. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 | 8:40 p.m. Three more Las Vegas properties have come to an agreement with the Culinary Workers Union on a new five-year contract for hospitality workers, the union…
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Culinary reaches deals with 3 Las Vegas casinos
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Culinary Union reaches agreement with TI Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The Culinary Union announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for a resort on the Strip days before the strike deadline. The agreement took place on Tuesday night for over 1000 hospitality workers at the TI Las Vegas. However, there are still 14 more casino resorts in limbo, seeking new contracts before a Friday…
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Culinary Union reaches agreement with TI Las Vegas
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Las Vegas: Culinary Union clinches 5-year labor deal with Circus Circus, negotiations continue with 15 other casinos

The Culinary Union has reached a tentative agreement with Circus Circus Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, marking another development in its ongoing labor negotiations with properties across the gambling mecca. The new 5-year deal is set to impact nearly 700 workers associated with the establishment. The union said a Circus Circus contract ratification…
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Las Vegas: Culinary Union clinches 5-year labor deal with Circus Circus, negotiations continue with 15 other casinos
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Devoted Lions fan, casino owner gives away charter plane tickets to Sunday's game

A former Detroit resident and current Las Vegas casino owner has given away two charter plane tickets to see the Detroit Lions play the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday in Santa Clara, California. Patrons at the Las Vegas Circa Resort & Casino each got one entry to the giveaway for wearing NFL gear Saturday night, casino…
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Devoted Lions fan, casino owner gives away charter plane tickets to Sunday's game
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas Ripped For Weak Nachos, Hotels Pile On

1:30 PM PT -- The Fountainbleau finally responded to all the backlash, and this is what they had to say... "The Tavern menu was designed to be'bar food favorites, all grown up.'" They add, "We hope you'll excuse our growing pains while the nachos went through their awkward phase. We're thrilled to report they've matured into one stacked…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas Ripped For Weak Nachos, Hotels Pile On
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Las Vegas Casino Culinary Workers Set Strike Deadline

After avoiding a strike in November that could have seen 30000 Las Vegas casino workers walk off the job, another labor dispute could be on the horizon by the Culinary and Bartenders Unions. However, after setting a Feb. 2 deadline to reach a deal with casinos, the union has at least announced preliminary agreements with two properties of 21…
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Nostalgia, memories bring locals and tourists back to the oldest Vegas casino

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Getting the opportunity to stay in the first hotel rooms ever used in Las Vegas. They date back 118 years to 1906. In a city often known for tearing down its history, one beacon stands alone downtown - The Golden Gate. It's the old feel that brings people back. "It is very near and dear to my heart," said Jen Beardsley from…
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Nostalgia, memories bring locals and tourists back to the oldest Vegas casino
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Las Vegas Advisor: Another hotel tower going up in Las Vegas

Although no new casinos are expected to open this year, several will be renovating and expanding. The latest on the expanding list is M Resort, the upscale casino-hotel located off the Interstate 5 miles south of the Strip. Work has finally begun on the M's long-planned second hotel tower. When completed in "mid-2025," the $200-million, 384-room…
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Counting down to the Big Game in Las Vegas

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - The countdown is on, and as of January 11th, Las Vegas is officially 30 days away from the Big Game on Sunday, February 11, 2024. This event marks a historic moment for the city, which has grown into a true sports destination over the last decade. Derek Stevens, a Las Vegas casino operator and CEO of Circa Resort & Casino and…
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Counting down to the Big Game in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas to turn blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Iconic Las Vegas sights and marquees will light up blue on Tuesday to show support for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. According to a release, Strip resorts, downtown properties, and businesses around the valley will illuminate messages of appreciation on their marquees and buildings will light up in blue to express support of…
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Las Vegas to turn blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
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Union in negotiations with downtown, independent Strip casinos

Culinary Local 226 officials say they are still negotiating with 21 Las Vegas-area hotel-casinos for a new five-year contract for more than 7000 workers. Hospitality workers at 21 downtown Las Vegas and independent Strip hotel-casinos, plus two more in Northern Nevada, are working without a contract, which expired on June 1, according to the union.…
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Las Vegas casinos move away from live keno lounges

A recent closure of one of the last live keno lounges on the Strip has shed light on casino operators' shifting business approach to the game. There are dwindling options for a live keno lounge player. On the Strip, Caesars Entertainment ended lounge operations at Harrah's in mid-November, telling guests to play at Horseshoe resort-casino. Downtown…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas Whips Out Girthy Casino Loyalty Club Program

Fontainebleau has released details about its loyalty club program, Fontainebleau Rewards. The new Las Vegas resort opens Dec. 13, 2023 at 11:45 p.m. Don't ask. Here's everything you need to know about Fontainebleau Rewards, including "Bleau Points," a name which is both glorious and awkward, just the way we like our Las Vegas. Fontainebleau is…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas Whips Out Girthy Casino Loyalty Club Program
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Downtown Las Vegas' Golden Gate Casino to remain closed for 5 days in December

Downtown Las Vegas' Golden Gate Casino is scheduled to remain closed for five days this month, from December 18th to December 22nd. The 122-room property on the corner of Main and Fremont Streets is set to temporarily close for a carpet replacement on its casino floor, according to officials. An official statement on Thursday said: " The property…
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Sprawling hotel-casino catering to locals opening southwest of Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS >> Las Vegas is getting its first ground-up casino in more than two years, with the debut of a modest $780 million property several miles from the resort-lined Strip that will cater more to local residents than international tourists. Station Casinos, a subsidiary of publicly traded Red Rock Resorts Inc., planned a daylong celebration and…
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Sprawling hotel-casino catering to locals opening southwest of Vegas Strip
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Gaming company’s latest slot offering appeals to players’ inner child

When she was a child, Jennifer Whitaker would sometimes play the hand game rock, paper, scissors with her brother to determine who would do which household chores. On Friday, Whitaker, now grown up and on vacation with her mother, played the popular game not with another person but at a slot machine at the downtown Circa Las Vegas. "I don't know…
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Sprawling casino and hotel catering to locals is opening in southwest Las Vegas Valley

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas is getting its first ground-up casino in more than two years, with the debut of a modest $780 million property several miles from resort-lined Strip that will cater more to local residents than international tourists. Station Casinos, subsidiary of publicly traded Red Rock Resorts Inc., planned a daylong celebration and a…
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Sprawling casino and hotel catering to locals is opening in southwest Las Vegas Valley
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Mirage Dubbed "Luckiest Casino" on The Strip

Luck is a wondrous thing. One day, it gives you a handy on the High Roller Ferris wheel, the next a swift kick to the meat clackers. Our spirit animals at Casino.org decided to figure out which Las Vegas casino visitors consider luckiest based upon Tripadvisor reviews, and Mirage came out on top. Which is another thing that sometimes happens on the…
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Mirage Dubbed "Luckiest Casino" on The Strip
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Sprawling casino and hotel catering to locals is opening southwest of Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas is getting its first ground-up casino in more than two years, with the debut of a modest $780 million property several miles from resort-lined Strip that will cater more to local residents than international tourists. Station Casinos, subsidiary of publicly traded Red Rock Resorts Inc., planned a daylong celebration and a…
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Illinois Legislature OKs Allowing Extension For Temporary Casino

The Illinois General Assembly has passed legislation that will help the state's gaming board address potential delays in Full House Resorts' construction of the American Place casino in Waukegan. There was some back-and-forth between the House and Senate over Senate Bill 0584 on Thursday before its passage at the close of the veto session. The…
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Illinois Legislature OKs Allowing Extension For Temporary Casino
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Which Las Vegas resorts won’t strike?

If you're traveling to the Strip later this week, you may run across workers picketing in front of major resorts. That's because Culinary Local 226 - representing 53000 hospitality workers in Las Vegas - is threatening to strike at 5 a.m. Friday at 18 properties owned by three major operators. About 35000 workers at resort-casinos operated by MGM…
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Which Las Vegas resorts won’t strike?
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35,000 Workers Ready to Strike Days Before Las Vegas’s Big Formula 1 Kick-Off Weekend

Tens of thousands of hospitality workers in Las Vegas may walk off the job this week if the Culinary and Bartenders Union is unable to strike a deal with casino, hotel, and restaurant employers for a new five-year contract before Friday morning. Culinary Workers Union Local 226, one of the largest and most powerful unions in the U.S., says that the…
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35,000 Workers Ready to Strike Days Before Las Vegas’s Big Formula 1 Kick-Off Weekend
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Las Vegas Casino Scammer Receives Suspended Sentence

Trying to scam Las Vegas casinos out of millions of dollars could lead to some time in the slammer for a man who scored some big cash. Erik Gutierrez Martinez, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $100000 in September and was handed a suspended sentence for up to 96 months on Monday. If he violates terms of his probation, Martinez…
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Judge sentences Las Vegas casino thief who conned employees to help steal more than $1M

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man prosecutors said worked with a larger criminal organization to trick at least two casino employees into handing over large amounts of money could serve one year in jail if he does not violate his probation. On Monday, Clark County District Judge Jasmin Lilly-Spells sentenced Erik Gutierrez Martinez, 24, to one year at the…
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Judge sentences Las Vegas casino thief who conned employees to help steal more than $1M
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Nevada Gaming Control Board discusses regulation that would affect whether trespassed patrons should be paid jackpots

The Nevada Gaming Control Board may draft a regulation that would address whether customers kicked out of a casino could collect winnings if they sneaked back in, played and won. The issue involving trespassed players winning jackpots was fresh in board members' minds Wednesday after they on Oct. 4 voted 2-1 to uphold paying gambler RhonWilson a…
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Nevada Gaming Control Board discusses regulation that would affect whether trespassed patrons should be paid jackpots
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Couple celebrating 21 years of marriage 'Vegas-style'

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - An attempt at a new world record to celebrate 21 years of marriage. The Mehaffeys said for their 21st anniversary, they are trying to beat an unofficial world record for placing a bet at the most casinos in 24 hours since their marriage is "old enough to gamble." According to a media release, the couple has 94 casinos they plan…
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Classic Mistake Costs Slot Player a Million Dollars at Circa

Las Vegas was built on five things: 1) Optimism. 2) Short memories. 3) Tax fraud. 4) Almosts. 5) Attractive women pretending men are attractive for money. Today, we're going to talk about "almosts." In fact, this is possibly the most Las Vegas almost, ever. A Wheel of Fortune player at Circa Las Vegas made a common mistake that cost him $1.1…
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Classic Mistake Costs Slot Player a Million Dollars at Circa
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60,000 Hospitality Workers in Las Vegas Vote to Authorize Casino Strike

More than 50000 service industry workers in Las Vegas voted on Tuesday, September 26, to authorize a strike that could impact 22 casino resorts on the Strip - which means bartenders, cooks, cocktail and food servers, guest room attendants, porters, bellmen, laundry, and kitchen workers statewide could hit the picket line at any time. The Culinary…
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How to Tip at Casinos, According to a Vegas Bartender

Las Vegas: the final frontier of the wild west. In Sin City, you can smoke cigarettes indoors, drink on the street, and pay $175 to drive a bulldozer around the desert. But most tourists arrive seeking the city's world-class entertainment, stellar restaurant scene, and, of course, casinos. When hunkering down to gamble in Vegas, the concept of…
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Las Vegas man pleads guilty after allegedly posing as casino owner to steal $1M

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (KVVU) - A man accused of posing as the owner of the Circa Resort and Casino in downtown Las Vegas and convincing employees to give him more than $1 million in cash has agreed to a plea agreement. On September 18, Erik Gutierrez-Martinez, 23, agreed to plead guilty to theft and will pay restitution to Circa and the Eureka Casino…
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Las Vegas man pleads guilty after allegedly posing as casino owner to steal $1M
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Las Vegas Advisor: Las Vegas still holds great, bargain-filled football parties

Football season means watch parties in the casinos and bars. While not nearly as big a marketing tool as they used to be, there are still some good gatherings throughout the city. On weekends the casino sports books are packed with all the games showing on big screens. Busiest are Las Vegas' two premier sports books at Circa and Westgate. For…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Las Vegas still holds great, bargain-filled football parties
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Man Pleads Guilty To Seven-Figure Las Vegas Casino Scam

Instead of a cushy Las Vegas suite, one scammer will soon be spending some time in a prison cell. Erik Gutierrez Martinez, 24, was accused of a scam that netted more than $1 million from the Circa Hotel and Casino in Downtown Las Vegas. On Monday, he pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $100000, bringing to a close one of the more…
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LT Game readies new LMG product as Macau recovers: Chun

A new'live multi-game' (LMG) product for electronic versions of casino games featuring a live dealer, is being planned for launch before year-end by Macau-based specialist in the field, LT Game Ltd, said boss Jay Chun (pictured), in an interview with GGRAsia. The newcomer, branded "Nera", should make an appearance "by the end of this year", stated…
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LT Game readies new LMG product as Macau recovers: Chun
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Las Vegas casino thief pleads guilty to posing as hotel owner, stealing more than $1M

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man who convinced a Las Vegas casino cage worker that he was a hotel co-owner and that she needed to give him more than $1 million in bogus payments could spend several years in prison. Erik Gutierrez Martinez, 24, pleaded guilty Monday to one charge of theft of more than $100000. Gutierrez Martinez initially faced two felony…
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Las Vegas casino thief pleads guilty to posing as hotel owner, stealing more than $1M
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Las Vegas casinos face ‘social engineering’ threat amid hacks

The apparent cyberattack that hobbled MGM Resorts International this past week is the latest in a string of high-profile security breaches to befall Las Vegas casinos in recent months. As MGM deals with what it has called a "cyber issue," the gaming and hospitality giant apparently hasn't been the only one to be targeted by potentially devastating…
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Las Vegas casinos face ‘social engineering’ threat amid hacks
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Las Vegas Advisor: Las Vegas casinos suffer debilitating cyber attack

MGM Resorts International casinos, including Bellagio, Mandalay Bay and Aria, as well as MGM Resorts casinos outside of Las Vegas, experienced a cybersecurity failure last week that impacted the company's online systems. The attack impacted check-in and check-out times, digital room keys, parking garage gates, slot machines, ATMs, elevators and the…
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These are the best casinos, casino hotels, and Las Vegas shows

The United States is home to more casinos than any other country on the planet, and many of them are beyond the borders of Las Vegas. Alongside those casinos are a multitude of options for where to stay, where to eat, and ways to be entertained. With so many choices, how do you choose? To help whittle down the options, 10Best asked a panel of…
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Las Vegas Advisor: FAA approves tower at Casino Royale site

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a 699-foot tower for the site currently occupied by the distinctly low-rise Casino Royale, which sits at center-­Strip just north of Harrah's. No information about what the tower would be or a timetable for its construction were disclosed, but the Casino Royale and its parking garage would have to be…
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Circa Resort & Casino holds its first Summer Concert Series in Las Vegas

Party by the pool! At night! Stadium Swim launches its first-ever After Dark Summer Concert this Friday, Aug. 25. Stadium Swim x WTB: After Dark Summer Concert welcomes guests to the massive pool complex to dance the night away and check out a lineup of EDM musical performances while enjoying various activations, cocktails and even a silent…
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Circa Resort & Casino holds its first Summer Concert Series in Las Vegas
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Casino clash coming down to who gets a piece of the action

It seems the easy way missed Waukegan when it comes to projects enhancing Lake County's largest municipality. Call it the Waukegan Hypothesis. From seeping coal ash pits along the Lake Michigan shoreline to a moribund downtown to the latest twist in the continuing casino drama, the Waukegan Hypothesis takes hold: It's difficult being the county's…
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Circa Resort & Casino gets pink makeover for the Barbie movie

From now until July 23, 2023, the Circa Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has been transformed into a pink "Dream Hotel" to celebrate the release of the Barbie movie. The Barbie movie, starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken, releases in theaters on July 21, 2023, and the adult-only Circa Resort & Casino is celebrating in style. "Barbie…
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Circa Resort & Casino gets pink makeover for the Barbie movie
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Pagcor to launch own online casino in early 2024: Tengco

Amid the Philippine authorities' proposal to sell off the public-sector Casino Filipino chain of land-based venues, the country's government also plans for an online platform called casinofilipino.com, to be launched in the first quarter of 2024. So said Alejandro Tengco (pictured), chairman and chief executive of the country's gaming regulator,…
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Move Aside Barbie Dream House, Vegas Has a Pink Dream Hotel

The Barbie movie doesn't premiere in theaters until Friday, July 21 but Las Vegas is already going all in on all things hot pink and plastic. While bars and restaurants are coming up with sparkly themed menus and frothy cocktails in connection with the film, one downtown casino is going the extra mile - transforming the entire property into the…
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Move Aside Barbie Dream House, Vegas Has a Pink Dream Hotel
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Floor, cage casino employees stay vigilant as thieves try to scam

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The Nevada Gaming Control Board is asking those working at a casino to stay vigilant to avoid falling victim to a local scam. The board issued a warning about scammers targeting casino cage employees. The largest scheme got away with over a million dollars. Las Vegas casinos attract millions of people every year while attracting…
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Floor, cage casino employees stay vigilant as thieves try to scam
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Nevada casino cage employees warned about scams

The Nevada Gaming Control Board is warning Las Vegas casinos about a scam targeting cage employees. According to a notice sent out by NGCB July 7, this particular scam targets cage employees, with the largest known incident netting $1.7 million so far. NGCB issued the notice after downtown Las Vegas casino Circa was bilked out of $1.7 million last…
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Nevada casino cage employees warned about scams
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Las Vegas Advisor: Vegas full of hot hotel deals as rates drop for summer

A survey conducted last week by LasVegasAdvisor.com turned up 31 hotel-casinos with base rates of $50 and below. Lowest of all was the off-Strip Rio, with a ridiculous $12 base rate. Las Vegas casinos with hotel rates of $40 or less were also found at Arizona Charlie's Decatur, Arizona Charlie's Boulder, Binion's, Boulder Station, Circus Circus, El…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Vegas full of hot hotel deals as rates drop for summer
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Have massive fun at Stadium Swim in downtown Las Vegas

Stadium Swim is not just a pool club, it's a destination. Enjoy three levels, six pools, a 40-foot-tall screen displaying sports, table games, live DJs, roomy cabanas, daybeds a plenty and a huge cocktail and food menu. Circa Resort & Casino, circalasvegas.com Click here for your free subscription to the weekly digital edition of Las Vegas…
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Have massive fun at Stadium Swim in downtown Las Vegas
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Illinois Finds Bally's Preliminarily Suitable For Chicago Casino

The Illinois Gaming Board unanimously voted Bally's "preliminarily suitable" at its Thursday meeting, a key step forward for the gaming company to build its $1.7 billion casino in the River West neighborhood of Chicago. The favorable vote was expected after the IGB had approved smaller related measures, including supplier contracts, as Bally's has…
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Illinois Finds Bally's Preliminarily Suitable For Chicago Casino
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Top 10 things to do in Las Vegas during the WSOP

During the prestigious World Series of Poker, which began last week and runs through late July, Las Vegas comes alive with anticipation and excitement. As an ardent player, you will be poised to immerse yourself in an unparalleled experience. It is entirely different than playing online or reading a U.S. casino blog to see what's happening…
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Visiting Las Vegas from Baltimore? Don't get ripped off on restaurants.

There's a saying in casinos that the house always wins. This is not hard for me to grasp. Last week, after eating dinner at a restaurant inside a Las Vegas casino, I inserted $5 into a slot machine, fumbled around pressing buttons as its bright lights flashed, and watched the bill disappear forever. The house wins when you're dining out in casinos,…
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Visiting Las Vegas from Baltimore? Don't get ripped off on restaurants.
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Friends With Benefits: Dave Goida of Circa Resort & Casino

As a bartender at Stadium Swim at Circa Resort & Casino, Dave Goida has one big goal. "I travel the world, I go on vacations, and there's always that one employee-whether it be the taxi driver, bartender, the server, the busboy-there's always that one employee that you remember on each vacation you take," he says. "I strive to be that person. I…
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Friends With Benefits: Dave Goida of Circa Resort & Casino
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The top new casino games to play in 2023

Playing online casinos is one of the most popular forms of entertainment, and the last few years have seen it skyrocket in popularity. Thanks to mobile gaming, ease of access, better legislation to support players, and the sheer volume of choice - online casino gaming is more popular than ever. The range of casino games goes from things like bingo,…
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Forbes: Red Rock Casino named best overall hotel in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - What are the valley's top hotels? According to Forbes, the best overall hotel is Red Rock Casino. Forbes said they made their selections based on things like luxury, family-friendliness, amenities, pet-friendliness, and what age groups would enjoy them the most.
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Forbes: Red Rock Casino named best overall hotel in Las Vegas
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Macau mass baccarat nearly 60pct of 1Q GGR: regulator

Mass-market baccarat generated nearly MOP20.51 billion (US$2.54 billion) in Macau in the first three months of 2023, or 59.2 percent of all casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) in the period. The figure represented an increase of 89.5 percent year-on-year, and was up 207.8 percent quarter-on-quarter, according to data released on Monday by the city's…
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Macau mass baccarat nearly 60pct of 1Q GGR: regulator
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Why Las Vegas' El Cortez hotel in 'Old Vegas' is the city's best stay

The El Cortez hotel's recent renovation shows how Las Vegas is finally celebrating its history, says Adam Bloodworth If you thought the Las Vegas Strip was nuts, try Downtown Las Vegas, which one local tells me has recently adopted the nickname of'Drowntown.' "Growing up here, everything is crazy," he says, his expression suggesting he's still…
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Why Las Vegas' El Cortez hotel in 'Old Vegas' is the city's best stay
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Friends With Benefits: Dominick Demartino at Circa Resort & Casino

Would you like the best bartender in Las Vegas to make a drink for you? Head to Legacy Club on the 60th floor of Circa Resort & Casino and look for Dominick Demartino. Ask him to whip you up the cocktail that landed him a spot as one of the top 30 finalists in one of the most prestigious bartending competitions in the world, the United States…
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Friends With Benefits: Dominick Demartino at Circa Resort & Casino
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'Breaking Bad' Stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul Take Over Las Vegas

The stars of the wildly popular AMC drama "Breaking Bad" , Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, couldn't think of a better place to spend their Friday evening, and where better to break bad than Sin City! The famous duo hit Circa Las Vegas for their close friend's wedding, but their celebration took place at none other than the resort's rooftop cocktail…
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'Breaking Bad' Stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul Take Over Las Vegas
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Indy Gaming: Macau casinos bounce back after three years of depressed gaming revenue

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz With three months in the books, Macau's…
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Indy Gaming: Macau casinos bounce back after three years of depressed gaming revenue
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Non-fungible tokens, a unique digital asset, added at Station Casinos

Another Las Vegas-based company is enrolling in the use of non-fungible tokens by rewarding the digital art to players during slot play. Station Casinos on Friday debuted STN Charms, an extension of its Boarding Pass casino loyalty program that rewards customers with NFTs, a type of unique digital art tied to blockchain technology. At launch, all…
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Non-fungible tokens, a unique digital asset, added at Station Casinos
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Construction Paused On 'Dream Las Vegas' Casino

Construction work on Dream Las Vegas has been temporarily halted. According to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, construction has "fully stopped, as the developers' stalled financing plans left them owing tens of millions of dollars for the hotel-casino project." The project was expected to be completed in Q42024 with a grand opening.…
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Construction Paused On 'Dream Las Vegas' Casino
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TRAVEL: Get lucky with Las Vegas Parking Roofs for photos

It's hard to get a great free photo of the Las Vegas Strip from down on the ground, as you're right in the middle of it. You can try standing in one of the overhead crosswalks, but they are covered in dirty glass, making it hard to get a great shot. You can pay $20 to $40 to go to the top of an attraction like at the Paris, Linq or Strat, but…
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TRAVEL: Get lucky with Las Vegas Parking Roofs for photos
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Las Vegas Advisor: NCAA March Madness descends on Las Vegas

The Super Bowl is Las Vegas' biggest sporting event, but March Madness isn't far behind. The big opening weekend of the NCAA Basketball National Championship Tournament runs March 16 to 19. The sports books will be packed throughout the weekend and viewing parties will be held at several venues, including free parties in the South Point showroom…
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Las Vegas Advisor: NCAA March Madness descends on Las Vegas
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Husband and wife win $100,288 on video keno at Rampart in Las Vegas

One spouse chose to populate the upper left corner on a video keno machine. The other went to the lower right. Both ended up having reasons to celebrate. The local couple hit side-by-side jackpots on Four Card Keno, winning $100288 Saturday night at Rampart's high limit bar, according to a casino spokesperson. One machine hit for $87240, and the…
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Husband and wife win $100,288 on video keno at Rampart in Las Vegas
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Philippine 2022 casino GGR up 91pct y-o-y

The Philippine casino sector produced gross gaming revenue (GGR) of just under PHP56.01 billion (US$1.02 billion) in the three months to December 31, up by 13.5 percent from the third quarter. The quarterly tally was up 96.2 percent from a year earlier. The figure excludes revenue from bingo operations, electronic games parlours and and from…
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Philippine 2022 casino GGR up 91pct y-o-y
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Station's Wildfire Casino in Downtown Las Vegas announces February 10 opening date

Station Casinos' new Wildfire Casino has set an official date for its grand debut in Downtown Las Vegas. The venue will be opening its doors to the general public on Friday, February 10 at noon at 2700 Fremont Street, near Charleston Blvd. Wildfire Casino on Fremont is set to be a 21000-square-foot neighborhood casino that boasts over 200 of the…
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crypto casino in the modern world

Online casinos have seen a shift in recent times as an increasing number of players are opting for digital currencies to fund their online gambling. Bitcoin casinos are still a recent phenomenon that is increasingly gaining traction thanks to its myriad of benefits. Bitcoin casinos have made it easier to gamble online without leaving any trails and…
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Full House Resorts To Open Its 'Temporary' Casino In Illinois

Full House Resorts has announced Friday night as the opening of its temporary casino in Illinois, aptly named The Temporary by American Place. The Temporary is located in Waukegan, approximately 40 miles north of Chicago and less than 20 miles from the Wisconsin state line. Waukegan was one of six locations awarded a casino license in the 2019…
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Full House Resorts To Open Its 'Temporary' Casino In Illinois
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Visit Stadium Swim Circa Hotel in Las Vegas

It emerges like a pixelated oasis in the Nevada desert, one that could easily be a mirage. A towering 143-foot screen, showing any game your heart desires, and at its feet six-count'em, six!-heated rectangular pools. They're spaced in pairs, gently tiered upward, all the better to allow year-round swimsuit-clad revelers unobstructed views of the…
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Visit Stadium Swim Circa Hotel in Las Vegas
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A’s get ‘full support’ from Las Vegas casinos

If the Oakland Athletics relocate to Las Vegas, north Strip and downtown resort operators would strongly support the team building a $1 billion ballpark in their area. Resorts World Las Vegas President Scott Sibella confirmed that he and hotel owners from the north Strip and downtown Las Vegas met with A's brass Wednesday. They discussed the…
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A’s get ‘full support’ from Las Vegas casinos
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Golden Gate casino celebrates 117 years of Las Vegas history

Las Vegas may have a reputation for tearing down its vintage buildings, but there's one piece of history still standing: Golden Gate. The historic property at the corner of Fremont and Main streets is celebrating its 117th anniversary Friday, and as the city's first hotel it boasts a front row seat to some of the area's most identifiable…
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Golden Gate casino celebrates 117 years of Las Vegas history
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Las Vegas Has Updates for 2023: All you Need to Know

There's always something new and exciting going on in Las Vegas, from new suites and guestrooms to amazing revamped shows, new restaurants, exciting events and more. This is a city your clients can revisit time and time again-and always make new memories to take back home. In the events arena, Las Vegas will sizzle in 2023 with the FI Las Vegas…
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Las Vegas Has Updates for 2023: All you Need to Know
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Las Vegas Trip Report Part 4

Hope all the readers here are having a happy and healthy holiday season. Despite unseasonably cold weather in Georgia and viruses hitting friends and relatives right and left, we felt blessed that we could spend some time with family members on Christmas Day. Now that the festivities are over and our life can return to a fairly routine schedule, I…
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Sparks welcomes first new casino in 20 years

RENO - It's been more than 20 years since a new casino has opened in Northern Nevada. That changed Tuesday with the grand opening of the Legends Bay Casino in Sparks, an event attended by Gov. Steve Sisolak and Garry Goett, chairman and CEO of the casino's Las Vegas-based operator, Olympia Gaming. "Our iconic casino gaming industry isn't just on…
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Packed casinos a sign of good things to come in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has seen almost two years of monthly gaming revenue records, previously unseen numbers at Reid International Airport, and if you walk into a casino right now? It's wall-to-wall people almost every night of the week. The world of gambling, gaming and casinos is continuing to grow. And we're going to be taking more regular looks at the…
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