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Kid-friendly things to do in Las Vegas

Often called'Sin City,' Las Vegas has been a longtime destination for the bachelor and bachelorette parties and generally for adults 21+. However, the city and its visitor authority have revamped the city's image, showcasing all the kid-friendly things to do in Las Vegas. Our family decided to head to Las Vegas for our kids' mid-winter break after…
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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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Next Las Vegas Strip property heading for big change: The Mirage

The transformation of the Tropicana has begun, and the public said farewell last week to one of the Strip's historic gaming establishments. The next property headed for big change: The Mirage. You have to imagine that there will be a greater outcry of support for The Mirage than the Tropicana because its history is fresher in people's minds. The…
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Tropicana Las Vegas hotel closes its doors for MLB ballpark

The Tropicana hotel and casino in Las Vegas closed up shop on Tuesday, as developers plan to turn the storied resort into an MLB ballpark. Employees and managers shut the doors around 1 p.m. local time as the final guests checked out, local Fox affiliate KVVU reported. The casino floor closed at 3 a.m. Tuesday. Californian Will Ross was the last…
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What is the oldest casino on the Strip?

The pending Tropicana closure will take out the third-oldest casino on the Strip - a place with a historic skyline that has a tendency to look different every few decades. Still, there are a handful of hotel-casinos that have stood the test of time in the city's short history. Here are the five oldest casinos still operating on the Strip as of…
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These are Las Vegas' most dangerous casinos, reviews show

LOS ANGELES - Millions of people visit Las Vegas every year, whether it be to gamble, attend a concert or music event, or just to eat and drink and soak up the vibes. Sin City may arguably be the best place in the U.S. to gamble - but it's also apparently one of the most dangerous. A new survey by Casinos.com reveals the most dangerous casinos in…
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These are Las Vegas' most dangerous casinos, reviews show
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Las Vegas Horror Stories Go Viral On Reddit

Las Vegas, it turns out, isn't all fun and games for everyone. As OutKick readers are well aware, you'd be hard-pressed to find someone in this country who loves Las Vegas Maybe Dana White, but it's definitely debatable. I truly believe nothing hits better than the first beer once the plane touches down. It's pure ecstasy. However, there are also…
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Las Vegas pool season: Which resort pools are open to locals?

There's good news on the Las Vegas resort swimming pool front - just about every pool is now open for the season, with some just days to weeks away. While some pools are open only to hotel guests, others open their doors to Southern Nevadans - sometimes with a fee attached. At most pools, guests can rent chairs, daybeds and cabanas. Here are some…
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Four years ago, Las Vegas’ casinos shut down for 78 days. The fallout was brutal

Four years ago few believed that Las Vegas' casinos would be forced to close to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 virus that was rampaging worldwide. But they did. And the fallout was brutal. About a month after casinos in Macao were closed for 15 days to slow COVID's spread, then-Gov. Steve Sisolak on March 17, 2020 ordered all casinos as well…
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Four years ago, Las Vegas’ casinos shut down for 78 days. The fallout was brutal
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READER REVIEW: Virgin Hotel Las Vegas (Curio by Hilton)

Today's reader review, "The Grumpies in the Virgin Vegas Spirit", is by reader GrumpyToTheLeft. If you'd like to submit a reader review for consideration, please contact. You can read his review of St Regis, New York, here and his somewhat controversial first review of the same hotel here. Human evidence of loyalty program effectiveness, the…
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READER REVIEW: Virgin Hotel Las Vegas (Curio by Hilton)
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Historic Las Vegas Strip property closed and set for auction

The old Las Vegas Strip has nearly disappeared, and many of the remaining ties to its past are being torn down or slated for a wrecking ball. That's because the price of land and the cost of operating on the Strip are so high that properties that once made financial sense have become obsolete. Smaller hotels and casinos can simply no longer justify…
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Historic Las Vegas Strip property closed and set for auction
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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…
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Las Vegas has long history of never-built casinos, other big projects
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Can you guess the Las Vegas casino from its carpet?

A Las Vegas casino can be sensory overload with its flashy slots, cheering patrons and mixed smells of perfumes and smoking patrons. But the sensory overload often doesn't stop there. Right under a visitor's feet is often a pathway of busy patterns, sometimes with colorful art that connects to the casino's theme. UNLV gaming historian David…
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Rio Hotel & Casino Las Vegas joins World of Hyatt

The property is located at 3700 West Flamingo Rd, within walking distance of the strip. As part of the group's new hotel offer, World of Hyatt members can earn 500 bonus points for every qualifying night, for stays between 1 April and 30 June, 2024. Rio Hotel & Casino will join Hyatt Place Las Vegas, and Hyatt Place Las Vegas at Silverton Village,…
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Hyatt Announces that the Rio Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas has Joined World of Hyatt Amid Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation

Property-wide, multi-phase transformation is underway at the iconic 2500-room hotel as it expands Hyatt's brand footprint in a leading leisure and convention travel market and prepares to transition into the Destination by Hyatt brand this fall. Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H), together with Rio Hotel & Casino, announced today that World of Hyatt…
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Hyatt Announces that the Rio Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas has Joined World of Hyatt Amid Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation
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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…
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From drag shows and cannabis back to gambling and divorce, Las Vegas remains the place to indulge in ‘banned’ experiences
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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…
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Southwest Las Vegas may see new high-end restaurant, event space
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How the Dazzling Las Vegas Strip Rose Up From the Desert

In 1829, a group of explorers led by Spanish merchant Antonio Armijo moved west toward Alta California through the arid Mojave Desert-the ancestral lands of the Southern Paiute people. A young scout named Rafael Rivera discovered a particularly verdant area full of grassland irrigated by a natural spring; this lushness soon inspired the place's…
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Win Up to 6,000x Your Buy-In By Playing Global Spins on WPT Global

Global Spins is a fun and exciting game on WPT Global, where the big prizes never seem to end! People of all skill levels can win big in the quick and easy games that run all day, every day. You can join with as little as $1 or as much as $250. When three players sign up for a Global Spin, they sit at a table, and a wheel spins to determine the…
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Top 5 jackpots in January 2024 in the Las Vegas Valley

Like clockwork, Las Vegas rang in the new year with massive celebrations on and off the Las Vegas Strip. After the champagne was popped and resolutions were made, a few of you found some happiness after the cards were dealt or the spins concluded. Here are five of the more memorable conquests this past month in the Las Vegas Valley: 5. Wedding…
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Pieces of Flamingo Casino sign removed from Neon Museum for restoration project

Three pieces of the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino sign have been removed from The Neon Museum for an upcoming restoration project. (Photo: Kirvin Doak Communications) Las Vegas (KSNV) - A famous Las Vegas sign is getting some maintenance done as part of an upcoming restoration project. Three pieces of the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino sign…
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Pieces of Flamingo Casino sign removed from Neon Museum for restoration project
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Iconic Las Vegas Casino Tropicana Closing in April to Prep for Oakland A's Move

The end of an era is near as Tropicana Las Vegas has announced its expected closure date - April 2, 2024 - as the property which opened in 1957 will become the future home of the Oakland Athletics. Prominent Las Vegas X account @LasVegasLocally reported rumors of the anticipated closure Monday morning before then sharing an official memorandum sent…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strike deadline looms for unions in Las Vegas

With less than a week to go before the arrival of a Feb. 2 strike deadline, Las Vegas casinos are negotiating overtime with culinary and bartender unions to avoid a shutdown. Labor agreements were reached in November with Caesars Entertainment, MGM and Wynn, averting massive complications related to the Grand Prix race. Deals have also been signed…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strike deadline looms for unions in Las Vegas
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$130,000 Let It Ride jackpot hits at the California downtown

A Hawaiian visitor might be unaccustomed to the overcast Las Vegas skies but can take comfort in the jackpot to bring back to the islands. The visitor to the ninth island won $130000 after getting a royal flush on Let It Ride at the California, according to a casino news release. The winning hand hit Saturday. Anniversary, jackpot celebration…
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Las Vegas Weekend Jackpots: Gamblers Hit High-Value Wins

Las Vegas Casinos Award High-Value Jackpots Over the Weekend Las Vegas, the city renowned worldwide for its vibrant nightlife, casinos, and entertainment shows, once again lived up to its reputation as a haven for gamblers. Over the past weekend, high-value jackpots were awarded to several fortunate gamblers, adding to the city's allure and its…
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man who ran a Ponzi scheme where, according to prosecutors, instead of investing money in the stock market, he wagered millions of dollars at casinos, will serve a year in jail. Clark County District Court Judge Jasmin Lilly Spells sentenced Rodney Buckle, 66, on Thursday to one year in the Clark County Detention Center. As…
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction
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Jackpots worth $120,034, $100,020 hit on Las Vegas Strip

A pair of players celebrated their entry into 2024 with six-figure wins on the Las Vegas Strip. Marissa Marquez of Thornton, Colorado, won $120034 after hitting a Mega Progressive jackpot at 10 p.m. Monday playing I Luv Suits Poker at the Flamingo, according to a Caesars Entertainment spokesperson. Marquez was visiting Las Vegas to celebrate her…
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Jackpots worth $120,034, $100,020 hit on Las Vegas Strip
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Las Vegas Shares Rules and Restrictions for New Year's Celebration, Reminds People to be Safe and Vigilant

The City of Las Vegas is reminding people of the rules for their New Year's Eve celebration, and to be safe and vigilant about reporting suspicious activity. People who see something suspicious are asked to call (702) 828-9999, report what they've seen to a nearby officer or call 911. The call for increased attention to suspicious activity comes…
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Las Vegas Shares Rules and Restrictions for New Year's Celebration, Reminds People to be Safe and Vigilant
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A Mobster Opened the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas

While the Flamingo Hotel was not the very first casino hotel on the Las Vegas strip, it remains there as one of the oldest and most iconic places to stay in Sin City. On December 26, 1946, mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel opened the Flamingo Hotel and had high hopes for the property. However, things took a turn for the worst for Siegel after opening…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Fontainebleau resort opens in Las Vegas

Another week, another big opening in Las Vegas. Actually, it's rare for two major casinos to open in one month, but following the debut of Durango Casino on Dec. 5, the long- awaited Fontainebleau followed on Dec. 13. The massive $3.7 billion resort that's been in some stage of building (or just sitting) since 2007 started fast with a welcome bash…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Fontainebleau resort opens in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas officials to reveal New Year’s Eve fireworks show plans

It's not even Christmas and local event coordinators are planning for a big New Year's Eve on the Strip and in downtown Las Vegas. Beginning at midnight on New Year's Day, thousands of shimmering lights, gold accents and criss-crossing comets set to party music will make up the eight-minute fireworks show on the Strip as part of an event that…
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Las Vegas officials announce New Year's Eve, 'America's Party 2024' plans

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The valley is getting ready to say goodbye to 2023 and hello to 2024. On Wednesday, Las Vegas officials will announce plans for "America's Party 2024". According to Las Vegas Events and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, fireworks will once again be provided by Grucci. City officials said more than 12000 electrical…
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Las Vegas officials announce New Year's Eve, 'America's Party 2024' plans
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Hilton Hotels Returns To Las Vegas In A Big Way

Did Hilton return to Las Vegas, or did it never go away? The company's first glory days in the desert were in the 1970's, when Elvis Presley sold out the Las Vegas Hilton more than 600 times. Hilton was the first publicly traded hospitality company to come to Las Vegas, a pioneer (along with Howard Hughes) in replacing often Mob-affiliated casinos…
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Hilton Hotels Returns To Las Vegas In A Big Way
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Neon Museum to restore 3 Flamingo Las Vegas signs from 60s, 70s

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The Neon Museum announced Tuesday plans to restore and relight three signs from the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Flamingo's historic 1967 pylon sign by Bill Clarke and two feather plumes designed by Raul Rodriguez in 1976 will be brought back to life. Clarke was a designer for AD-Art and led the efforts to transform the…
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The Neon Museum announces plans to restore three Flamingo Las Vegas signs

Las Vegas (KSNV) - The Neon Museum is looking to relight some original signs of one of Las Vegas's oldest properties. The Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will have its historic 1967 pylon sign and two feather plumes restored, thanks to a donation by Emily Conner Cooper, wife of the late comedian and entertainer Pat Cooper; Andrew Pascal, CEO of…
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The Neon Museum announces plans to restore three Flamingo Las Vegas signs
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Neon Museum set to restore three former Flamingo signs in Las Vegas

The Neon Museum is set to restore three signs that made up the iconic exterior of the Flamingo for more than 25 years. The three signs made up the bright pink and red exterior of the Flamingo and were at the property during the last quarter of the 20th century. The largest of the three signs is the main pylon sign that included pink and red plumage…
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Neon Museum set to restore three former Flamingo signs in Las Vegas
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6 Things to Know About Las Vegas’s New Durango Casino

The first of two casinos debuting this December will open its doors today. The Durango Resort and Casino opens at 10 a.m. at 6915 S Durango Drive, near the 215 Beltway, in the southwest part of the Las Vegas Valley. The 201-room casino and resort broke ground in March of last year, more than 20 years after the Station Casinos company first acquired…
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Durango casino heralds a new Red Rock Resorts growth spurt

The company has six potential casino parcels totaling 500 acres throughout the valley. Tuesday morning's opening of the $780 million Durango Casino Resort comes 15 years after the company opened its last development. Red Rock Resorts President Scott Kreeger said a dry spell like that won't be repeated. The company already has a few locations in…
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Las Vegas Strip resort casino sets a bizarre record

The Las Vegas Strip specializes in larger-than-life excess. Casinos keep getting bigger and more over the top. It's not easy to get attention on the 4.2-mile stretch of road that's packed with everything from a volcano (at least for now), a Statue of Liberty, and an Eiffel Tower. The Strip has become an endless sea of big names using neon, special…
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Las Vegas Strip resort casino sets a bizarre record
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Las Vegas Advisor: Las Vegas room rates drop for the holidays

The holiday season is traditionally prime time for finding low room rates in Las Vegas. The deals have been fewer than normal the past two years, but things are getting back to normal. Last week, the researchers at the Las Vegas Advisor canvassed every casino in town, looking for the best leads on lodging in December. The rates below were available…
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San Manuel reopening Las Vegas' Palms casino resort April 27

The Las Vegas casino resort Palms has remained closed for more than two years, a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic and 2020 shutdowns. That changes this month. The property, about a mile west of Bellagio on Flamingo Road, will reopen to the public on April 27. Rooms are already available for stays starting April 28. "Las Vegas is known to be such…
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San Manuel reopening Las Vegas' Palms casino resort April 27
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Station Casinos’ Durango opens Tuesday

Durango General Manager David Horn knows exactly which spot he wants to be in before the resort-casino's doors open for the first time. He envisions himself standing at the center of the casino in the Oasis Bar, elevated over the pit and slot areas, as the expected thousands of visitors take in Station Casinos' newest property for the first…
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Video shows driver accused of killing 2 Nevada troopers at Las Vegas casino drinking before crash, prosecutor says

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A judge set bail at $500000 for Jemarcus Williams, 46, the driver accused of killing two Nevada State Police Highway Patrol troopers in a hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning. Williams, who works as a bell captain and valet, made his first appearance in Las Vegas Justice Court on Friday morning. He is accused of killing Sgt.…
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Video shows driver accused of killing 2 Nevada troopers at Las Vegas casino drinking before crash, prosecutor says
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8 magicians who dazzle the Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - As the "entertainment capital of the world," Las Vegas can be quite magical. Up and down the Strip, thrilling magic shows are performed nightly, captivating thousands of locals and visitors alike. In no particular order, here are eight of the greatest Las Vegas magicians. Copperfield, who some critics have called "the greatest…
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8 magicians who dazzle the Las Vegas Strip
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Rolling the Dice: How Casinos Have Become a Symbol of Glamour and Excess in Pop Culture

High stakes gambling has forever fascinated the human mind by being a source of fascination and inspiration for many. The adrenaline rush of putting everything on the line, the tantalizing possibility of hitting the jackpot and the luxurious lifestyle that surrounds casinos have transformed them into icons of opulence and extravagance in popular…
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Rolling the Dice: How Casinos Have Become a Symbol of Glamour and Excess in Pop Culture
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Las Vegas' 'FILTHIEST' and 'most unhygienic' hotels and casinos are revealed ahead of this weekend's hotly-anticipated Formula 1 Grand Prix

The Formula 1 Grand Prix is just days away from pulling into Las Vegas and fans across the world will be wheeling into the city. But travelers should steer away from these hotels and casinos if they are looking for a pleasant stay. Data analysts at BitcoinCasinos have complied a list of the 49 dirtiest spots to stay in Sin City based on more…
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Las Vegas' 'FILTHIEST' and 'most unhygienic' hotels and casinos are revealed ahead of this weekend's hotly-anticipated Formula 1 Grand Prix
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F 1: Tourists find the Las Vegas Strip remade

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The famous fountains at the Bellagio won't be very visible this week amid the roar of Formula One racing on the Las Vegas Strip, and gondoliers won't be serenading tourists at the Venetian resort. "Fountains have been shut off, canals drained, streets closed or harder to navigate," Michael Green, a University of Nevada, Las Vegas…
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F 1: Tourists find the Las Vegas Strip remade
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Indy Gaming: Judge says New York county erred in leasing site for Sands’ proposed $5B resort

An analyst said the decision is the least of the problems troubling the state's slow process to approve New York City-area casinos. 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,…
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F1 Las Vegas 2023: A Quick Spin Round the Casino Capital

Here at PokerNews, we're super excited about the F1 circus rolling into Las Vegas - a city we know all too well. Unfortunately, while competitive racing at the top of the grid is not anticipated - with three-time world champion Max Verstappen expected to record another facile victory - there is massive excitement about motorsports premier…
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Las Vegas bachelorette partygoer pistol-whipped, robbed in violent hotel room invasion

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man is accused of entering a Las Vegas Strip hotel room, pistol-whipping a bachelorette party attendee and firing a bullet into a bed before running off, according to documents the 8 News Now Investigators obtained. Earlier this month, a Clark County grand jury indicted Quavaus Williams, 37, on charges of residential burglary…
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Las Vegas hotel and casino workers reach tentative deals to avoid strike

Over seven months of tense negotiations, mandatory daily room cleanings underscored the big issues that Las Vegas union hotel workers were fighting to address in their first contracts since the pandemic: job security, better working conditions and safety while on the job. From the onset of bargaining, Ted Pappageorge, the chief contract negotiator…
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Las Vegas hotel and casino workers reach tentative deals to avoid strike
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Silver Sevens Hotel and Casino near Las Vegas Strip to rebrand as The Continental

A rendering depicts the rebranded Continental Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, which will take the place of Silver Sevens. (Image via Affinity Interactive) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The Silver Sevens Hotel and Casino near the Las Vegas Strip will undergo a rebranding with an eye toward the past. Affinity Interactive announced that the casino will be…
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Silver Sevens Hotel and Casino near Las Vegas Strip to rebrand as The Continental
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MGM CEO: Tentative deal to avoid strike will be reached with Las Vegas hotel workers

LAS VEGAS -- MGM Resorts International, the largest employer on the Las Vegas Strip, has joined rival Caesars Entertainment in reaching a tentative deal with the Las Vegas hotel workers union to narrowly avert a sweeping strike. Taken together, the pending agreements cover more than 30000 hospitality union workers who had threatened to walk out in…
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Tentative deal reached to avert walkouts at half of Vegas casinos set to strike

A tentative five-year labor deal has been reached between the Culinary union and Caesars Entertainment to avert a potential strike at its nine casinos along the Las Vegas Strip, although nine other casinos still face possible walkouts come Friday morning. The details of the agreement, which was announced in a by the union, are not yet available,…
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Tentative deal reached to avert walkouts at half of Vegas casinos set to strike
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Las Vegas Replaces Another Casino Buffet With a New Food Hall

The food hall trend in Las Vegas is going absolutely nowhere, with yet another casino swapping out its buffet for a new food court-style dining venue. The Rio Hotel & Casino is replacing its Carnival World Buffet with the Canteen Food Hall, a hub that will bring in five new dining destinations - many with ties to restaurants currently found on the…
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Las Vegas hotel workers union reaches tentative deal with Caesars

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The labor union representing tens of thousands of Las Vegas hospitality workers announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative deal with casino giant Caesars Entertainment, a major breakthrough that could help avert an unprecedented strike at more than a dozen hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. The announcement came after…
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Las Vegas hotel workers union reaches tentative deal with Caesars
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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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Las Vegas Advisor: Rio casino renovation underway in Las Vegas

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Another old-school Las Vegas Strip icon closes

Seemingly every titan of the Las Vegas Strip eventually falls. Soon, the Mirage name will disappear to be replaced by the Hard Rock brand. Casino Royale, a small property nestled between a number of huge Caesars Entertainment (CZR) - Get Free Report resorts will also soon be replaced by something much bigger. In the past year, the Las Vegas Strip…
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Crime and the City: Las Vegas ‹ CrimeReads

Let's go to Las Vegas with one of the great kings of the American hard-boiled Charles Willeford in his novel Wicked Wives (1956): 'Once the sun comes up in the desert it rises fast. It hung on the horizon like a solid neon pumpkin, beaming through our windshield. It grew warmer all the time. The closer we got to Vegas, the more numerous the…
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Rio owners to update casino floor, building exterior in renovations

New owners took over the Rio earlier this month and they're quickly moving to make their mark on the off-Strip resort. Dreamscape Companies took over operations on Oct. 2 and are working on several projects as part of a previously announced "multi-year redevelopment" of the resort that opened in 1990. The renovations include a full refresh of the…
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Thousands of Culinary Union Members Picket Outside Las Vegas Strip Casinos

Thousands of industry workers in Las Vegas took to the Las Vegas Strip today to picket in front of eight different casinos. Members of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, one of the largest and most powerful unions in the country, are demonstrating in front of properties owned by the three largest gaming employers in the state as…
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Thousands of Culinary Union Members Picket Outside Las Vegas Strip Casinos
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LVCVA approves F1 bus routes for casino employees during Las Vegas Grand Prix

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Las Vegas employees that work on the Strip are being given another transportation option ahead of Formula 1's Las Vegas Grand Prix. On Tuesday, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority authorized a $300000 contract to authorize buses to take Resort Corridor employees from satellite parking locations to the circuit during…
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Las Vegas casino operators make little progress in negotiations with the culinary union

A strike in Las Vegas by hospitality workers is close after unions representing close to 53K culinary workers and bartenders in Las Vegas warned that they have seen no real movement this week in contract negotiations with casino-resort operators MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Caesars Entertainment. The demands from the Culinary Workers…
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Las Vegas casino operators make little progress in negotiations with the culinary union
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Las Vegas Strip's Fashion Show Mall will add a casino

At only 4.2 square miles, the Las Vegas Strip has very little open room for development. That's even more true when you look at the south and central strips where Caesars and MGM have clustered their resort casino properties. The north Strip has some remaining open land, but it remains a question as to whether that area can become the draw that the…
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Las Vegas Strip's Fashion Show Mall will add a casino
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Tupac Shakur's brawl video in Las Vegas casino just hours before murder shown in court

Las week, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Polica Department arrested Duane'Keefe D' Davis on a charge of murder with a deadly weapon with gang enhancement in the dead of raper and pop culture icon, Tupac Shakur. After nearly 30 years of searching for the person who is responsible for the rapper's death, Davis was finally found and more evidence is…
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Tupac Shakur's brawl video in Las Vegas casino just hours before murder shown in court
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Las Vegas hospitality workers vote for strike against hotels, casinos

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas hospitality workers fighting for new union contracts voted Tuesday to authorize a strike that could impact more than three dozen casinos and hotels, the city's economic backbone. The Culinary Workers Union hasn't gone on strike in more than three decades. The union didn't immediately set a deadline for a walkout as it…
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Las Vegas hospitality workers vote for strike against hotels, casinos
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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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60,000 Hospitality Workers in Las Vegas Vote to Authorize Casino Strike
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Casino Royalty: Unearthing the History of Famous Casino Resorts and Their Impact on Pop Culture

Today, a big part of gambling goes on with a seemingly endless number of virtual table games and blockbuster Slots Online at borderless Internet casinos. Modern digital gamers, for all they care, would enjoy hours and hours of isolated gaming from the comfort of their couch, hooked on to their device screens, cozily dressed in their pajamas. This…
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Casino Royalty: Unearthing the History of Famous Casino Resorts and Their Impact on Pop Culture
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Need for speed: Off-Strip casinos find ways to participate in F1 weekend

Ellis Island, Palms take creative approaches with hotel room packages and customer incentives during November's Las Vegas Grand Prix. Unlike its Las Vegas Strip neighbors, Ellis Island Hotel and Casino doesn't have high-end luxury suites among its 300 hotel rooms. There isn't a high-limit gaming lounge or a baccarat table inside the small casino…
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Need for speed: Off-Strip casinos find ways to participate in F1 weekend
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Tough Little Town: How The Mob's downfall in Las Vegas ushered in the resort era

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - After decades of the mob's influence in Las Vegas, the FBI and some local watchdogs said it was time for a change. In part two of our special report, "Tough Little Town," a look at the big names who played a big part in Las Vegas history - and what eventually led to the downfall of the mob. The Mob Museum's director of education,…
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Tough Little Town: How The Mob's downfall in Las Vegas ushered in the resort era
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Tough little town: How Las Vegas grew from dusty railroad stop to gambling mecca

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Las Vegas has grown from a railroad stop to a gambling metropolis in the desert in just 118 years. Some say The Mob could be credited for some of that growth. "The Mob did play somewhat of a positive role in the development of Las Vegas," said Geoff Schumacher, vice president of exhibits and programs at The Mob Museum. This tough…
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Tough little town: How Las Vegas grew from dusty railroad stop to gambling mecca
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Off-Strip casino Ellis Island finds itself in the middle of the Las Vegas Grand Prix

A sign advertises Ellis Islands Formula 1 Turn 4 grandstand tickets Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023. Sunday, Sept. 3, 2023 | 2 a.m. Christina Ellis has welcomed plenty of eager patrons through the years to Ellis Island. Long before Ellis became the property's vice president of development, she was a middle school student working the hostess stand at the…
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Off-Strip casino Ellis Island finds itself in the middle of the Las Vegas Grand Prix
Newsweek

Las Vegas Flooding Sweeps People Away as Strip Becomes River

Multiple people have been swept away in flash flooding, after lightning strikes and heavy rainfall hit Las Vegas on Wednesday, turning the famous Strip into a river and causing damage to buildings. On Thursday morning, police officers were responding to several calls regarding people washed away by floodwater, per Fox 5. One man was said to have…
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Las Vegas Flooding Sweeps People Away as Strip Becomes River
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How Movies and TV Shows Shape Casino Perceptions

From the high-stakes gambling tables to the luxurious lifestyles, the film industry's influence on our perception of casinos is undeniable The glitz and glamor of casinos have always captured the imagination of audiences worldwide, thanks to the silver screen. Movies and TV plays have the power to mold viewers' perceptions. When it comes to…
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How Movies and TV Shows Shape Casino Perceptions
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Old School Las Vegas Strip Casino Royale Faces Surprise Implosion

While Las Vegas has always looked to the past for some of its entertainment choices, it's much less nostalgic when it comes to aging casinos. That's especially true on the Las Vegas Strip where land has become so exceptionally valuable that its makes little sense to operate dated properties. That's why it makes sense for Bally's Corp. (BALY) - Get…
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Old School Las Vegas Strip Casino Royale Faces Surprise Implosion
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Must See Movies Like Casino

What is your favorite gambling movie? There is a good chance that Casino, starring Joe Pesci and Robert De Niro, is near or at the top of your list. The 1995 mob drama is based on the real-life experience of the Stardust casino's executive and manager, Frank "Lefty' Rosenthal. Rosenthal, portrayed by De Niro as Sam "Ace" Rothstein, was an associate…
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Must See Movies Like Casino
Casino City Times

Casino City’s Friday Five: Openings, expansions and arrests edition

Your trip to Sin City next year is going to look a little different with Paris Las Vegas undergoing an expansion as well as a new venue coming to the Strip. Those aren't the only new stories for openings this week. A new sports bar is coming to another Las Vegas property, while a restaurant is being unveiled at Rivers Casino Philadelphia. Other…
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Is Card Counting Illegal in Las Vegas?

There is absolutely no reason to worry about being handcuffed in the middle of a blackjack pit in Las Vegas for counting cards. Counting cards in Las Vegas is not against the law. Not only is card counting not illegal in Las Vegas, there are plenty of old-timers on the strip that will tell you that it was people like Edward Thorpe, the grandfather…
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Is Card Counting Illegal in Las Vegas?
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Where can you park for free on the Las Vegas Strip?

If there's one thing locals wish they could demand out of Strip casinos, it'd be free parking. But self-parking garage policies have changed dramatically over the years, and fewer resorts offer complimentary parking for everyone nowadays. Look no further than The Venetian and The Palazzo, whose management announced a paid parking policy would be…
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Where can you park for free on the Las Vegas Strip?
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Hostage situation unfolds at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

A man has taken a woman hostage inside the Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas police said Tuesday. The man pulled the woman into a hotel room around 9:15 a.m., police spokesman Capt. Steve Connell said. A chair and other items were thrown out a broken window and landed in the pool area below, he said. Officers have secured the area outside…
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Long Island man busted for 'flaunting genitalia' at Las Vegas casino

He was really down for some strip poker. An out-of-control Long Island man went on a buck-naked rampage in Sin City, allegedly slugging a one-legged man before streaking into a casino - where he was caught on video "flaunting his genitalia while gyrating" on top of a poker table. Brian Danilczyk, 35, of West Babylon claimed he has zero memory of…
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Long Island man busted for 'flaunting genitalia' at Las Vegas casino
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Video Shows Nude Man Shocking Vegas Casino Patrons

Expectedly blurred-out footage shows a fully nude man engaging in a ruthlessly uninhibited ruckus at a Las Vegas casino. Per a report from regional outlet KLAS-TV, the nudity part of this multifaceted incident took place at Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino on Sunday evening. The man, identified in the report as Brian Danilczyk, is alleged to…
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Video Shows Nude Man Shocking Vegas Casino Patrons
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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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Planning a trip to Las Vegas? Here are 4 museums worth gambling on

LAS VEGAS - The bartender at Las Vegas' brand new Punk Rock Museum popped open a can of Pringles, tipped all of the chips out into a plastic basket and then filled the can with a rum and Coke. The $14 drink (it comes with the chips) is called the Fletcher, named for its creator, guitarist Fletcher Dragge from the skate-punk band Pennywise. Welcome…
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Planning a trip to Las Vegas? Here are 4 museums worth gambling on
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Armed Standoff at Las Vegas Casino Ends with Suspect Hospitalized

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - Officers were forced to discharge their firearms, wounding an individual after he brandished a gun at a Vegas casino. Law enforcement were tailing a suspected robber close to the intersections of Valley View Boulevard and Flamingo Road, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). The incident took place around…
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Armed Standoff at Las Vegas Casino Ends with Suspect Hospitalized
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Las Vegas police shoot robbery suspect near off-Strip casino

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a robbery suspect was shot and injured by its officers late Thursday evening, near South Valley View and West Flamingo Road, near the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino. According to LVMPD, around 11:00 p.m., detectives were conducting surveillance on a male robbery suspect. As…
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Las Vegas police shoot robbery suspect near off-Strip casino
Gwinnett Daily Post

Major Player Answers Las Vegas Strip Casino Sale Question

Caesars Entertainment flirted with selling one of its Las Vegas Strip properties for much of 2022. It was a public process that the company gave updates on regularly, but those updates never actually told people much. That led to all sorts of speculation as to exactly which Strip resort casino the company would sell. Logically, Planet Hollywood…
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Major Player Answers Las Vegas Strip Casino Sale Question
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High-rise fire breaks out at Las Vegas Strip resort

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A high-rise fire broke out at a resort on Las Vegas Boulevard on Friday evening. The Clark County Fire Department said it responded to The Horseshoe Casino at 3645 South Las Vegas Boulevard near Flamingo Road shortly before 9 p.m. When crews arrived they made their way up to the 19th floor to find a small fire. Sprinklers were…
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76ers' James Harden involved in brief altercation outside Las Vegas casino

As the 76ers prepare for an Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the Celtics, one of their stars apparently decided to take a getaway trip. James Harden was spotted outside of the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas early on Monday morning. According to a video obtained by TMZ Sports, the Philadelphia guard was involved in a short dispute…
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76ers' James Harden involved in brief altercation outside Las Vegas casino
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Las Vegas casino robber traced through DNA, police say

D'Shante Styles got a taxi to the Silverton, where police said he had the driver wait outside while he robbed the casino cage, went back outside and had the taxi drive him away. The taxi driver had no idea. In another robbery, police said, he pretended to be a valet at Palms Place, stole a Ford Escape SUV, used that in the robbery of Green Valley…
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Two Key Las Vegas Strip Resorts Casinos Could Be Sold

Major deals appear to be coming on the Las Vegas Strip where a casino sale doesn't always mean a change in operators. In the past 12 months, the Las Vegas Strip has seen some massive deals, as MGM Resorts International (MGM) - Get Free Report bought the operating rights to the Cosmopolitan while it sold operating rights to Mirage to Hard Rock…
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Two Key Las Vegas Strip Resorts Casinos Could Be Sold
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Las Vegas casino robberies: ‘Dangerous criminal’ arrested

Las Vegas police say they have arrested a man who went on a casino robbery spree that began late last year. Dshante Styles, 33, is accused of six casino armed robberies and two carjackings, Metropolitan Police Department Deputy Chief Nicholas Farese said in a press conference Thursday afternoon. Styles was arrested Thursday morning and faces…
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Las Vegas casino robberies: ‘Dangerous criminal’ arrested
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Gambler wins $1.3M playing Pai Gow on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A major jackpot was hit on the Las Vegas Strip early Tuesday morning! Caesars Entertainment announced that a gambler hit the mega progressive jackpot playing Pai Gow Poker at the Flamingo. It happened on Tuesday morning at 1 a.m. The big winner won $1333121. Caesars said the jackpot was hit on a seven-card straight flush of…
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Gambler wins $1.3M playing Pai Gow on Las Vegas Strip
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$1,333,121 pai gow jackpot hits at Flamingo on the Las Vegas Strip

As the Golden Knights return to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in two years, a Las Vegas Strip casino has a hat trick of its own. A player hit the mega progressive jackpot for $1333121 on Pai Gow Poker at the Flamingo, according to a Caesars Entertainment spokesperson. The winning hand, a seven-card straight flush of diamonds, hit at 1…
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$1,333,121 pai gow jackpot hits at Flamingo on the Las Vegas Strip
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A Shoe In: This Vegas Legend is Back, and It's Now Center Strip

A legendary casino name returned to Las Vegas last year when Bally's began rebranding as Horseshoe Las Vegas. On March 24, a grand opening ceremony celebrated the culmination of this tasteful year-long transformation, which includes a renovated exterior, reimagined casino floor and public areas, and new entertainment and food options. Founded by a…
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A Shoe In: This Vegas Legend is Back, and It's Now Center Strip