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Tropicana Las Vegas Casino Set for Implosion This Fall

The demolition will pave the way for a new $1.5 billion Major League Baseball stadium. Demolition plans for Tropicana Casino Resort on the Las Vegas Strip are moving forward, as operator Bally's Corporation has filed a commercial demolition implosion permit with Clark County officials. The permit application indicates that Bally's intends to…
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Las Vegas casinos, gamblers battle record temperatures

Las Vegas has always been known for its dry, oppressive heat, especially during the summer. But new all-time high temperatures have been set over the last week, presenting challenges and opportunities for casinos. It's so hot, that in one viral post, a box of crayons melted into a rainbow puddle. And the Bruce Solutions Center, which offers…
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Las Vegas casinos, gamblers battle record temperatures
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Las Vegas hosting Big 12 Media Days for first time

LAS VEGAS - On a whim Sunday afternoon, 24 hours before I'd be landing in Las Vegas, I flipped open the weather app on my iPhone to check out the desert temperatures. The number was stunning: 117 degrees. Little did I know. Sunday went on to reach 120 degrees in Las Vegas, a record high for a city known for its blast-furnace Julys. And Monday, when…
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Las Vegas hosting Big 12 Media Days for first time
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Donald Trump’s Las Vegas hotel-condo tower makes millions

Donald Trump spent years selling his name to real estate projects he didn't build. But in Las Vegas, he has sizable ownership and income from a gold-glass tower he developed and put his name atop. The cash flow he receives from America's casino capital could prove helpful as he faces a mountain of court judgments and legal bills from his criminal…
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Donald Trump’s Las Vegas hotel-condo tower makes millions
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Gambling addicts helped by cognitive therapy at Vegas treatment center

Scott Rebik recalls when in the 1980s, his gambling addiction was so serious that after losing his money in Las Vegas casinos, he began stealing coins from people at slot machines. "If they were playing and facing the machines, I couldn't do that," Rebik said. "But if they were playing, like leaning over here and they have a bucket of coins here, I…
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Gambling addicts helped by cognitive therapy at Vegas treatment center
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Man accused of strangling sex worker at Las Vegas casino said he ‘snapped’

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A 35-year-old admitted to killing a sex worker in a voluntary statement to Las Vegas police last month. FOX5 obtained an arrest report from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department detailing the strangulation and death of 30-year-old Larissa Garcia. Jason Kendall is booked in the Clark County Detention Center for open…
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Man accused of strangling sex worker at Las Vegas casino said he ‘snapped’
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Expansion on tap for Durango casino

KTNV (LAS VEGAS) - Expansion plans for the Durango Casino & Resort are moving forward. After opening in December, the resort, on the southwest side of Las Vegas, has been successful, which led to Station Casinos deciding to add to the property. The expansion plan actually isn't new. The company always planned to add infrastructure to Durango's…
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Expansion on tap for Durango casino
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Nevada Casino Revenue Continues To Surge

Nevada's casino industry continues to see an uptick in revenue numbers and looks to be on pace for the fourth straight record year, according to numbers released this week from the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The state's casinos reported $1.32 billion in revenue for May 2024, an increase of 2.5% compared to the same month in 2023. For the fiscal…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Continues To Surge
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Rising Visitation Fuels Record Nevada Gaming Revenue of $1.3B for May

Nevada is on pace for another record-breaking year in gaming revenue, with casinos winning $1.32 billion in May, according to the monthly revenue report from the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). It was the 39th consecutive month that gaming revenues exceeded $1 billion. Nearly halfway through 2024, Nevada casinos were on pace to surpass last…
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Rising Visitation Fuels Record Nevada Gaming Revenue of $1.3B for May
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Vegas voters registered at topless bar, casino: lawsuit

MESQUITE, Nev. - Hundreds of individuals in Clark County, Nevada - home to Las Vegas and the majority of the Silver State's registered voters - appear on the rolls with residential addresses in a casino, several industrial parks and Larry Flynt's Hustler Erotic Ultra Club, a lawsuit filed Tuesday in district court charges. The legal filing…
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Vegas voters registered at topless bar, casino: lawsuit
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Gaming win in Nevada increases slightly in May

Nevada casinos saw a nearly 2.5 percent increase in gaming win in May, and capped the highest earning 12-month period on record for the state's industry. Total gross gaming win for the 12-month period between June 2023-May 2024 was $15.72 billion, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board's monthly gaming report released Thursday. The monthly…
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Gaming win in Nevada increases slightly in May
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Station Casinos Expands Durango Property with New Amenities

Station Casinos is moving forward with ambitious plans to expand its newly opened Durango property in the southwest valley of Las Vegas. Following a successful debut, the company has filed for approval from the Clark County Zoning Commission to introduce significant enhancements, aiming to enrich guest experiences and accommodate future…
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Station Casinos Expands Durango Property with New Amenities
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Durango resort: Station Casinos to expand southwest Las Vegas property

Plans to expand Durango's parking capacity will go in front of Clark County officials at a meeting next week. Members of the Zoning Commission will consider a "minor modification" request to the phase two plans originally approved by county officials in October 2021 during the July 3 Board of Commissioners meeting. The modifications include a…
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Durango resort: Station Casinos to expand southwest Las Vegas property
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Las Vegas slot machines: What are the most popular denominations?

First-time slot players may be overwhelmed with how advanced many modern slot machines are. The fruit machines are no longer just about several reels to line up - now there can be tens and dozens of paylines in a game. Learning about denominations is a good way to understand your bet at a slot machine. What are slot denominations? A denomination on…
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Las Vegas slot machines: What are the most popular denominations?
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Wynn Resorts Granted Extension for Third Las Vegas Project

In late 2017, Wynn Resorts purchased 38 acres of land across the street from its current Wynn Las Vegas casino for $336 million. During Wynn's fourth-quarter earnings call in early 2018, the company revealed plans to build a new casino and resort. Multiple expansion plans for Wynn in Las Vegas were paused shortly after the purchase. The land…
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Wynn Resorts Granted Extension for Las Vegas Project

In late 2017, Wynn Resorts purchased 38 acres of land across the street from its current Wynn Las Vegas casino for $336 million. During Wynn's fourth-quarter earnings call in early 2018, the company revealed plans to build a new casino and resort. Multiple expansion plans for Wynn in Las Vegas were paused shortly after the purchase. The land…
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Wynn Resorts Granted Extension for Las Vegas Project
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History of The Mirage: The first Las Vegas Strip megaresort

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The Mirage is set to close in four weeks. It opened its doors in 1989 and is regarded as the first megaresort on the Las Vegas Strip. News 3 talked with Clark County historian Mark Hall Patton about the property's legacy. "The Mirage set a tone that just started the whole growth spurt of the 90s and into the 2000s. If Steve Wynn…
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History of The Mirage: The first Las Vegas Strip megaresort
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Las Vegas Lifts Nevada To Major Revenue Gains

Nevada's casino industry saw a significant jump in gaming revenue in April, led by major growth in the Las Vegas area. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported that the state's casinos saw revenue of more than $1.2 billion, almost a 7% increase compared to April 2023. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2023, through April 30, 2024) overall revenue has…
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Las Vegas Lifts Nevada To Major Revenue Gains
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Nevada gaming win in April surprises industry analysts

The earlier-than-usual arrival of Easter and the closure of the Tropicana apparently didn't hurt Nevada casinos in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a nearly 7 percent increase in gaming win statewide to $1.24 billion with an even larger 8.5 percent increase for Clark County. The increases came despite - or maybe because…
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Vegas gaming bounce in April changes outlook on the market

As Nevada sets a record for April casino revenue, analysts suggest high-end customers will continue to visit and pay higher room rates. The investment community has been bracing for a downturn in Nevada's gaming market. April's gaming and tourism results released Wednesday may have changed some minds. Following a 1.2 percent statewide revenue…
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Vegas gaming bounce in April changes outlook on the market
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April ups and downs as Nevada casinos report $1.24 billion win

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - As Aprils go, it was the best ever for Nevada casinos. But it was also the worst month for Las Vegas Strip casinos over the past year, numbers released Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show. Statewide, casinos posted a $1.24 billion win last month, and the Strip came in at just over half that total with $666 million.…
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April ups and downs as Nevada casinos report $1.24 billion win
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Casino Sues Las Vegas Formula 1 Race, Clark County

Not everyone is happy about how the Las Vegas Grand Prix Formula 1 race turned out. A group of businesses has said they incurred major financial losses because of construction and road closures associated with the November race, and now one is taking race officials and Clark County to court. Ellis Island casino, located just off the Strip east of…
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Highest-ever Nevada gaming win surprises industry analysts

The earlier-than-usual arrival of Easter and the closure of the Tropicana apparently didn't hurt Nevada casinos in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a nearly 7 percent increase in gaming win statewide to $1.24 billion with an even larger 8.5 percent increase for Clark County. The increases came despite - or maybe because…
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Highest-ever Nevada gaming win surprises industry analysts
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The Decades-Long Romance of Las Vegas and Hawaii

If an oxtail soup from Hawaii seems an unlikely thing to eat in Las Vegas, you have a lot to learn about both places, as I did, and still do. Census data from 2020 showed that Clark County, Nevada, which includes Las Vegas, was the U.S. county with the largest population of native Hawaiians outside of Hawaii, a statistic that tells only part of the…
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The Decades-Long Romance of Las Vegas and Hawaii
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Las Vegas Advisor: In an unexpected move, Mirage to close in July

It wasn't closing, until it was. After numerous proclamations that the Mirage would remain operating during the long transition to Hard Rock, it was announced last week that the entire casino will close on July 17. It's a significant development in that the opening of the Mirage in 1989 is credited with flipping the switch on the "new Las Vegas"…
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Las Vegas Advisor: In an unexpected move, Mirage to close in July
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Ellis Island Casino owners sue over 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix issues

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The owners of Ellis Island Casino are suing over last year's Las Vegas Grand Prix, alleging the traffic issues created by the Formula One race cost it millions of dollars in business. Three companies that collectively own Ellis Island filed the lawsuit in Clark County District Court last month, naming the Grand Prix and Clark…
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Eastside Cannery casino closed, business licenses still active

Operators of the Eastside Cannery can keep the shuttered casino closed for up to two more years without losing several business licenses, county officials said in approving a plan Tuesday. Clark County officials unanimously approved a request from Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming, the operators behind the Boulder Highway hotel-casino that's been closed…
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Eastside Cannery casino closed, business licenses still active
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F1 News: Casino Owners File Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Grand Prix

Ellis Island Casino has taken legal action against the organizers of the Las Vegas Grand Prix and Clark County, citing severe business disruptions due to event planning and execution. The lawsuit was filed in Clark County District Court, seeking compensatory and punitive damages. The casino's operators - a coalition involving three linked companies…
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F1 News: Casino Owners File Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Grand Prix
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Hotel-casino sues Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County over traffic issues

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A Las Vegas Strip-adjacent hotel-casino sued Las Vegas Grand Prix over the traffic issues caused by the race construction and event. Ellis Island, which is located near Koval Lane and Flamingo Road, on the circuit, is suing the race organizers and Clark County over the ongoing traffic issues. The property makes several…
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Hotel-casino sues Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County over traffic issues
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Ellis Island casino files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix

The owners of Ellis Island Casino filed a lawsuit late last month for monetary damages it said was caused by the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix. Filed in Clark County District Court on April 30, the lawsuit lists the Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County and the state of Nevada as defendants. Ellis Island is seeking financial compensation greater than…
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Off-Strip restaurant files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix

The owners of Ellis Island Casino filed a lawsuit late last month for monetary damages it said was caused by the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix. Filed in Clark County District Court on April 30, the lawsuit lists the Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County and the state of Nevada as defendants. Ellis Island is seeking financial compensation greater than…
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Off-Strip restaurant files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix
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Mirage closing date: What's next for the iconic Las Vegas hotel

An iconic Las Vegas resort that inspired the rise of mega-resorts on the Strip will close its doors to make way for a guitar-shaped hotel. The Mirage, which casino magnate Steve Wynn first opened in 1989, was influential not only for its massive number of guest rooms - 3044 rooms on 31 floors - but also for incorporating an anchor attraction that…
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Mirage closing date: What's next for the iconic Las Vegas hotel
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Former Las Vegas casino executive gets probation, fine in illegal bookie case

FILE - Steve Sibella, center, attends the Resorts World Las Vegas two year anniversary kick off at Resorts World Las Vegas on June 21, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Resorts World) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Former casino executive Scott Sibella was sentenced to probation and a fine for violating federal anti-money…
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Former Las Vegas casino executive gets probation, fine in illegal bookie case
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Police seize 44 pounds of fentanyl pills in Las Vegas-area casino parking lot

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Three men face drug-trafficking charges after police said they found hundreds of thousands of illicit fentanyl pills during a planned handoff in a casino parking lot, the 8 News Now Investigators have learned. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted Jesus Aguayo, David Estrada and Ulyses Lopez-Vazquez on a superseding indictment on…
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Police seize 44 pounds of fentanyl pills in Las Vegas-area casino parking lot
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Former Las Vegas casino executive to be sentenced in bookmaking money laundering case

A former top executive at Las Vegas Strip casinos will face a judge in Los Angeles and possible federal prison time after pleading guilty to violating federal anti-money laundering rules LOS ANGELES -- A former top executive for major Las Vegas casinos was set to appear before a federal judge Wednesday after admitting he allowed an illegal…
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Former Las Vegas casino executive to be sentenced in bookmaking money laundering case
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Tropicana Las Vegas granted gaming license extension ahead of demolition

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Tropicana Las Vegas has received an extension on its gaming license as crews prepare to demolish the historic property. Clark County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to grant a two-year waiver for license requirements with two potential six-month extensions, retroactive to April 2, the date of the Tropicana's…
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Tropicana Las Vegas granted gaming license extension ahead of demolition
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Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin opens new slots room

The 50000-square-foot casino is located at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. US.- Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin, the 50000-square-foot casino at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, has announced the opening of its high-limit slots room. The area features a high-limit slot progressive. Sam Garritano, vice president of casino…
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Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin opens new slots room
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Bally's Corporation Seeks Extension for Vegas Casino License Amid Tropicana Demolition

The Bally's Corporation, caretakers of the historical brilliance that was the Tropicana Las Vegas casino resort, find themselves poised on the precipice of a monumental decision. They are set to petition the Clark County Board of Commissioners to extend their gaming license for a period of two years. This significant request will take place during…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Sees Small Dip

After a few years of record growth, the Nevada gaming industry saw a small setback in March, a drop in revenue compared to the same month in 2023. The state's casinos reported revenue of $1.29 billion, sliding 1.65% from $1.31 billion in March 2023, according to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Much of that decline was felt…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Sees Small Dip
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Nevada Gaming Revenues Dip in March, but Baccarat Still Rising

The state of Nevada saw its first year-over-year decline in gaming revenue in eight months in March, but the news was hardly concerning to gaming industry officials. Overall, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported that Nevada casinos brought in $1.29 billion in revenue, making it 25 straight months in which state casinos won at least $1 billion…
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Nevada Gaming Revenues Dip in March, but Baccarat Still Rising
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Indy Gaming: International flights on the rise in Las Vegas

I spent the last two weeks in South America - Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Iguazu Falls on the Brazil-Argentina border and Machu Picchu in Peru. I will simply say it was an amazing trip. Restoring direct international travel to and from Las Vegas following the pandemic was a top concern for the tourism industry. Given the numbers from March and recent…
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Indy Gaming: International flights on the rise in Las Vegas
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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 Intends to Build Tallest Casino-Resort in Las Vegas
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LVXP announces ambitious Vegas plan

The project will be located on the 27-acre site at 2601 South Las Vegas Boulevard. The site is strategically situated across from the newly expanded Las Vegas Convention Center, adjacent to Fontainebleau Las Vegas and near Resorts World Las Vegas. The multi-purpose entertainment and lifestyle venue is expected to feature an expansive retail plaza,…
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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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LVXP Sets Sights on the Tallest Hotel-Resort in Las Vegas
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Tropicana Las Vegas landlord: Resort wasn’t closed early, stayed profitable

The Tropicana was profitable right up to its April 2 closing date, and operators didn't close early because it was losing money, according to executives of the company that owns the resort's land. Asked by an analyst Friday during Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc.'s first-quarter earnings call if the Tropicana closed earlier than planned, CEO Peter…
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Closed Las Vegas Strip hotel gets new life, casino appears dead

Sometimes plans get shared for Las Vegas Strip resorts, casinos, restaurants, and retail stores that never actually come to be. It's challenging to build in Las Vegas - it is a desert that has few raw materials where the weather can be punishing - and many projects never get off the ground. In many cases, there are billion-dollar projects that kick…
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Closed Las Vegas Strip hotel gets new life, casino appears dead
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Locals casinos up in March, but Las Vegas Strip win takes a step back

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Locals casinos led the charge in March, posting their second-highest win totals while the Strip lagged behind its recent robust numbers, according to numbers released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Nevada casinos took $1.29 billion from gamblers in March, down 1.65% compared to March 2023, and 3.8% below the previous month's…
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Locals casinos up in March, but Las Vegas Strip win takes a step back
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas opposes injunction sought by Wynn Las Vegas in executive poaching case

Attorneys for Fontainebleau Las Vegas fired a new volley in the ongoing legal battle involving Wynn Las Vegas' accusations that the new resort is poaching its executives and encouraging workers to violate their employment contracts. In an opposition to Wynn's motion for a preliminary injunction to stop Fontainebleau filed late Friday in Clark…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas opposes injunction sought by Wynn Las Vegas in executive poaching case
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HVS Las Vegas Casino and Hotel Market Outlook 2024

Las Vegas continues to evolve, with billions of dollars being spent on the development of new world-class venues in recent years. The market hosted 40.8 million visitors in 2023, exceeding the 40.0-million visitor threshold for the first time since 2019. Gaming revenue for Clark County in 2023 was $13.5 billion, which set a market record for the…
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’

The security camera surveillance recording is convincing. A man with a yellow ball cap casually walks up to a blackjack table at Aria and in one swift motion scoops up a handful of casino chips from the tray as stunned onlookers and the table's dealer watch as he bolts away. The man who grabbed the chips eventually was identified as Neal Ahmed…
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’
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Visitor with confirmed measles virus visited Las Vegas airport, Strip casino

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Southern Nevada Health District confirmed a case of measles in a Clark County visitor in a media release Friday. Health officials say the person traveled from out of state and potential exposure could have been between April 1-6. Officials say they do not have information about the person's immunization status or…
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Visitor with confirmed measles virus visited Las Vegas airport, Strip casino
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Biggest Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers

First-time visitors to Las Vegas can be surprised by how large many casinos are. The Strip is packed with resorts bigger than city blocks centered around filled gaming floors. But which one is the biggest? It depends on how you measure it. Going off square footage dedicated to gaming, Wynn has the largest casino with roughly 191400 square feet,…
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Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers

First-time visitors to Las Vegas can be surprised by how large many casinos are. The Strip is packed with resorts bigger than city blocks centered around filled gaming floors. But which one is the biggest? It depends on how you measure it. Going off square footage dedicated to gaming, Wynn has the largest casino with roughly 191400 square feet,…
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Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers
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Las Vegas’ Ellis Island Casino announces expansion project

The Clark County venue plans the incorporation of an additional 6415 square feet. US.- Ellis Island, a family-owned casino resort located a block east of the Las Vegas Strip, plans to add an additional 6415 square feet, according to Clark County planning documents. As reported by the Las Vegas Review Journal, the expansion will include a larger…
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Las Vegas’ Ellis Island Casino announces expansion project
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The Tropicana Las Vegas, a mob-era casino and Sin City landmark, closes after 67 years

LAS VEGAS - In the 1971 film "Diamonds are Forever," James Bond stays in a swanky suite at the Tropicana Las Vegas. "I hear that the Hotel Tropicana is quite comfortable," Agent 007 says. It was the Tropicana's heyday, a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas lore. But after welcoming…
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The Tropicana Las Vegas, a mob-era casino and Sin City landmark, closes after 67 years
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Las Vegas' Ellis Island Casino to expand casino floor, add new sportsbook area

Las Vegas' off-strip Ellis Island Casino has announced plans for the expansion of its gaming footprint. The family-owned hotel-casino is working on an expansion plan that will add 6415 square feet to the property, according to planning documents submitted to Clark County, retrieved by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The expansion and remodel will…
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Las Vegas' Ellis Island Casino to expand casino floor, add new sportsbook area
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Could Donald Trump sell his Las Vegas hotel to help pay fraud penalties?

Could the nongaming Trump International Hotel just off the Strip be sold to generate revenue for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's enormous civil fraud penalties? The people closest to the property's ownership - Trump and business partner Phil Ruffin - aren't saying, and lodging industry experts say they haven't heard anything about…
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Could Donald Trump sell his Las Vegas hotel to help pay fraud penalties?
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Tropicana Las Vegas: Famed casino shutting down after 67 years

LAS VEGAS - In the 1971 film "Diamonds are Forever," James Bond stays in a swanky suite at the Tropicana Las Vegas. "I hear that the Hotel Tropicana is quite comfortable," Agent 007 says. It was the Tropicana's heyday. The lavish casino was a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas…
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Tropicana Las Vegas: Famed casino shutting down after 67 years
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Synagogue hotel plans presented for location near Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A project is in the works near the Las Vegas Strip set to cater to Jewish travelers. Clark County officials have received plans for the King David Hotel, a towering 46-floor structure located between I-15 and Treasure Island hotel casino. Currently, the location is the site of the Villa de Flores apartments. This plan would…
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Synagogue hotel plans presented for location near Las Vegas Strip
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Tropicana Las Vegas hotel-casino closes after 67 years

LAS VEGAS - In the 1971 film "Diamonds are Forever," James Bond stays in a swanky suite at the Tropicana Las Vegas. "I hear that the Hotel Tropicana is quite comfortable," Agent 007 says. It was the Tropicana's heyday. The lavish casino was a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas…
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Tropicana Las Vegas hotel-casino closes after 67 years
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Tropicana Las Vegas casino closing after 67 years

LAS VEGAS (AP) - In the 1971 film "Diamonds are Forever," James Bond stays in a swanky suite at the Tropicana Las Vegas. "I hear that the Hotel Tropicana is quite comfortable," Agent 007 says. It was the Tropicana's heyday. The lavish casino was a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas…
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Tropicana Las Vegas casino closing after 67 years
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Landmark Tropicana Las Vegas closes after 67 years

LAS VEGAS >> In the 1971 film "Diamonds are Forever," James Bond stays in a swanky suite at the Tropicana Las Vegas. "I hear that the Hotel Tropicana is quite comfortable," Agent 007 says. It was the Tropicana's heyday. The lavish casino was a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas…
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Landmark Tropicana Las Vegas closes after 67 years
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A Vegas casino James Bond stayed at is being demolished for an MLB arena

LAS VEGAS (AP) - In the 1971 film "Diamonds are Forever," James Bond stays in a swanky suite at the Tropicana Las Vegas. "I hear that the Hotel Tropicana is quite comfortable," Agent 007 says. It was the Tropicana's heyday. The lavish casino was a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas…
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A Vegas casino James Bond stayed at is being demolished for an MLB arena
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Las Vegas casino was imploded years ago, but no word if new resort will be built

When the New Frontier was imploded in 2007, the spectacle featured a fireworks show, cheering onlookers and a chanted countdown to the resort's destruction. Approaching 17 years later, the Strip property is still waiting for a new resort to take shape - and there's no telling when that might happen. Casino operator Wynn Resorts, which acquired the…
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Super Bowl plus leap day propel Nevada casinos to record February

Statewide gaming revenue of $1.34 billion was the highest total ever recorded in February. Also, Strip resorts saw 9.5 percent more visitors than last February. Nevada hit a trifecta in February. With Las Vegas hosting Super Bowl LVIII and the month seeing the entirety of Chinese New Year and an extra day - given 2024 is a leap year - Nevada…
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Super Bowl plus leap day propel Nevada casinos to record February
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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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Abandoned off-the-Las Vegas Strip casino finds new life
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CRIME HUNTER: Was dope death of Vegas gambling scion murder?

Benny Binion was one of the pistol-packing pioneers who transformed Las Vegas from a dusty outpost into the gambling mecca we know today. Don't have an account? Create Account Tough and colourful, Binion had been the crime lord of Dallas before shifting his operations to the Nevada desert. And he never hesitated to use murder as a convincer. For…
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CRIME HUNTER: Was dope death of Vegas gambling scion murder?
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Storied Tropicana closes soon to make way for Las Vegas ballpark

When the Tropicana resort was built on the Las Vegas Strip in 1957, it ended five years ofrapid resort growth in Clark County. The county hadn't yet tipped 100000 people, but 8 million people flocked to Las Vegas for fun each year. So starting in 1952, nine resorts went up: the Sahara, Sands, New Frontier, Royal Nevada, Showboat, Riviera, Fremont…
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Storied Tropicana closes soon to make way for Las Vegas ballpark
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Tropicana Las Vegas has excavators on-site for April 2 closure

The Tropicana has mobilized equipment on-site in preparation for its April 2 closure - but not demolition. Hotel and casino operator Bally's Corp. intends to prepare 9 acres of the site for a $1.5 billion, 33000-seat Major League Baseball stadium for the relocating Oakland Athletics and will begin that process with the closure of the hotel. Bally's…
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What is that vacant lot on the Las Vegas Strip?

While the Las Vegas Strip is packed with resort-casinos and activity, there's still large vacant lots on the famous thoroughfare. Some of those vacant lots are projects in the works, while others may be held for future development. Still others are spots for concerts and major events. Here's a list of the empty lots along Las Vegas Boulevard and…
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Las Vegas has long history of never-built casinos, other big projects

Las Vegas is known around the world for its towering casino-resorts. But for all the massive projects that have been built in America's casino capital, there have also been many supersized ideas that never materialized. Here's a look at some never-built projects, from the Strip to the suburbs, as outlined in news reports, Clark County records and…
Sports
Las Vegas has long history of never-built casinos, other big projects
Sportsbook Wire

Las Vegas Athletics new stadium design unveiled: 'Spherical armadillo'

While significant hurdles remain to be vaulted before the Athletics play a game in Las Vegas, the club announced Tuesday it was partnering with a Danish design firm to build its proposed 33000-seat ballpark on the Strip. The A's on Tuesday released long-delayed renderings for a ballpark designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, an audacious design for a…
Finance
Las Vegas Athletics new stadium design unveiled: 'Spherical armadillo'
West Island

Vegas Storm Shreds Casino Sign, Sparks Chaos and Outages

Over the weekend, fierce stormy breezes battered Las Vegas, leaving a trail of damage in their wake, including an exterior metal sign at the California Hotel & Casino. The bustling heart of gambling and entertainment was shaken as strong winds tore at the structure, leading to a shower of debris across the surrounding streets. Local authorities,…
Land-based
West Island

Las Vegas Strip Casinos Hit January Revenue Dip

Las Vegas Strip casinos stumbled at the outset of 2024, encountering their first monthly revenue downturn since the preceding summer as they stepped into the new year. The muffled rhythm of slot machines and softer clamor from the craps tables painted a quieter financial picture, with a near 4% retreat echoed from the vibrant revenue dances of…
Land-based
8 News Now

Nevada casinos win $1.27 billion in January despite lower numbers on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Nevada casinos won $1.27 billion from gamblers in January, a month sandwiched between big resort openings in December and Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas on Feb. 11. After casinos shattered records in December with $1.43 billion in winnings, January's numbers were a step back, falling outside the Top 10 highest gaming wins on…
Land-based
Las Vegas Weekly

From drag shows and cannabis back to gambling and divorce, Las Vegas remains the place to indulge in ‘banned’ experiences

When Coco Montrese takes the stage at the Flamingo Showroom just steps away from the Las Vegas Strip, it's typically in front of a sold-out crowd of dedicated fans who adore the many queens of TV's RuPaul's Drag Race and have traveled here to see this fabulous live version of the show. After the performance, during the meet-and-greet, she gets to…
Travel
From drag shows and cannabis back to gambling and divorce, Las Vegas remains the place to indulge in ‘banned’ experiences
Review Journal

Southwest Las Vegas may see new high-end restaurant, event space

Plans are underway to construct a three-story building in Southwest Las Vegas that would house a steakhouse on the top floor. Hukl Investments, the developer behind the project dubbed Skyline, thought bringing a high-end restaurant to southwest Las Vegas that isn't attached to a casino or resort would be appealing for local residents, said Paul…
Travel
Southwest Las Vegas may see new high-end restaurant, event space