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Man accused of cashing fake gaming chips at Las Vegas casinos

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man is accused of passing counterfeit gaming chips at several Las Vegas casinos, leading to his arrest, according to documents the 8 News Now Investigators obtained. Gratis Woolen, Jr., 54, faces 14 felonies, including burglary and possession of unlawful instruments, for allegedly trying to pass counterfeit chips at several Las…
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Man accused of cashing fake gaming chips at Las Vegas casinos
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Bellagio replacing trees that have died since December, Las Vegas Grand Prix

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Officials with Bellagio Hotel & Casino said that the trees installed December of last year are now being replaced. FOX5's Joe Vigil reported on the trees in late November. Watch his previous story through the player above. They were placed along Las Vegas Boulevard. Officials told FOX5 the trees were monitored weekly after…
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Bellagio replacing trees that have died since Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Several trees that were installed in front of the Bellagio following the inaugural Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix have died. Trees were removed in front of the Bellagio casino in September as part of the "efforts to provide the best possible experience through improved visibility, mobility and pedestrian access and safety" for…
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Mob-era Las Vegas casino is officially closed

LAS VEGAS - From its lavish opening in 1957 on a Las Vegas Boulevard surrounded by wide-open desert, to its sleepier years amid a boom in megaresorts, the Tropicana Las Vegas has been a familiar landmark home to colorful events in a city known for constant reinvention. Now it's a jewel of Sin City's past. After 67 years, the Strip's third-oldest…
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Mob-era Las Vegas casino is officially closed
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Tropicana Las Vegas closes for Oakland Athletics’ new stadium

LAS VEGAS (CN) - The Tropicana Las Vegas casino and resort was closing operations on Tuesday to pave the way for a groundbreaking $1.5 billion, 33000-seat stadium for the Oakland Athletics - Las Vegas' inaugural Major League Baseball team. The casino's closure comes just shy of its 67th anniversary, signifying a major shift in the city's landscape…
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Tropicana Las Vegas closes for Oakland Athletics’ new stadium
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Tropicana Las Vegas casino is officially closed

LAS VEGAS - From its lavish opening in 1957 on a Las Vegas Boulevard surrounded by wide-open desert, to its sleepier years amid a boom in megaresorts, the Tropicana Las Vegas has been a familiar landmark home to colorful events in a city known for constant reinvention. Now it's a jewel of Sin City's past. After 67 years, the Strip's third-oldest…
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Tropicana Las Vegas casino is officially closed
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What was the first resort on the Strip? El Rancho Vegas

The story of the Las Vegas Strip started more than 80 years ago this week on a ranch. The first hotel-casino on Las Vegas Boulevard opened April 3, 1941 at what is now the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. At the time, travelers, most often from California, drove to Downtown Las Vegas through empty desert on Highway 91. There were some small casinos, but…
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What was the first resort on the Strip? El Rancho Vegas
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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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Historic Western Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas hits the market

A piece of Las Vegas history is up for grabs as the iconic Western Hotel & Bingo Parlor, nestled in downtown Las Vegas, has been put up for sale, marking a significant opportunity for potential investors. The property, which ceased operations in 2012, is among the portfolio of downtown Las Vegas properties managed by the estate of Tony Hsieh, the…
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Historic Western Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas hits the market
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Western Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas up for sale

The historic Western Hotel & Bingo Parlor is up for sale for an undisclosed price. The property closed in 2012 and is one of several key downtown Las Vegas properties that Tony Hsieh's estate has brought in commercial brokerage Logic Commercial Real Estate to sell. Logic did not respond to a request for comment from the Las Vegas…
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Western Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas up for sale
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Explore the Tropicana’s glory days in Las Vegas

The Tropicana, which closes its doors April 2, has a rich history filled with celebrities and entertainers since its 1957 opening. Bally's Corp., operators of the resort at Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue, plans to turn 9 acres of its 35-acre site into a Major League Baseball stadium pending the relocation of the Oakland A's. But during…
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens

High-flying illegal bookmaker Matt Bowyer, who sources say enjoyed high-roller privileges at Resorts World Las Vegas, surfaced this week as a key figure in a multimillion-dollar betting scandal involving the former interpreter of Los Angeles Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani. For those following the trial and travails of ousted Resorts World Las…
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens
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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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Las Vegas pool season: Which resort pools are open to locals?
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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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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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Circus Circus bring back coin slots for vintage Vegas feel

The rare sound of clanging tokens rushing out of slot machines at casinos on the Las Vegas Strip is now a near constant at Circus Circus' Slots A Fun casino area. This separate casino area located next to Circus Circus' main building has about 75 token-operated slot machines - a mix of 25 cents, $1 and $5 machines. Circus Circus relocated all its…
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Circus Circus bring back coin slots for vintage Vegas feel
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Closed Diamond Inn Motel on Las Vegas Strip up for auction

You have a chance to own a piece of the Las Vegas Strip, if you have millions of dollars laying around. An auction for 1.36 acres of land on the south side of Las Vegas' famed tourist corridor opened on Thursday. The land houses the now closed Diamond Inn Motel and its eye-catching pink elephant statue, which is included in the auction listing. The…
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Closed Diamond Inn Motel on Las Vegas Strip up for auction
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Where Old Vegas is still alive today

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

The City of Lights, Sin City, America's Playground-no matter which nickname you use to describe Las Vegas, the focus is entertainment. From acrobatic displays to world-famous musical residencies, Vegas has it all. And if you're heading to the Mojave, you've probably got your sights set on the infamous Las Vegas Strip. The Strip (aka Las Vegas…
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12 Best Hotels Off the Strip in Las Vegas
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Aristocrat Technologies' New Star Trek: The Next Generation™ Slot Game Launches at M Resort Spa Casino

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aristocrat Technologies' new Star Trek: The Next Generation slot game is an out-of-this-world experience, and the game is making its Earthly premiere September 24 at M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas. On September 24 and 25, VIP guests can board the Captain's Bridge direct from the set of Star Trek: The Next…
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Free parking on Las Vegas Strip: Which hotels have it, which don't

Free parking, once a staple of Las Vegas hotels, is now as difficult to come by as a slots jackpot. A handful of Las Vegas Strip hotels that once touted free parking, including The Strat, Venetian and Palazzo, ended free parking for guests and visitors in 2023. It now costs up to $15 per day to park at The Strat and up to $18 per day to park at…
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Free parking on Las Vegas Strip: Which hotels have it, which don't
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Five Best Pool and Billiards Halls in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world. Here, millions of people check-in every single year to gamble, party, and have a good time - and the Las Vegas pool and billiards halls are a big part of the experience. If you're planning on visiting Vegas in the near future, then it's important you know where to get your pool fix. Remember,…
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Five Best Pool and Billiards Halls in Las Vegas
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Which hotels in Las Vegas don’t charge resort fees?

Frequent travelers to Las Vegas often vocalize their dislike for something at nearly every hotel on the Strip: resort fees. Direct booking and travel service sites don't include this additional fee - sometimes up to $50 - in the advertised room rate for resorts on and around the Strip, but almost all properties now have the additional…
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Which hotels in Las Vegas don’t charge resort fees?
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Man arrested in death of woman found in Las Vegas Strip hotel room

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Metro police have arrested a man in the death of a woman who was found in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room. Dandre Owens, 29, faces several charges including open murder, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, and possession of a gun by a prohibited person, records showed. On Jan. 29 at around 2 a.m., police responded to a…
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Las Vegas projects to watch in 2024

With two casino-resort openings and a Major League Baseball team announcing plans to relocate to Las Vegas in 2023, the new year has some big shoes to fill. But there are many significant projects in the early stages that could move forward in 2024. And, of course, we all want to know if projects such as the Atari Hotel will really happen. Here are…
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Suspicious Death Outside Posh Las Vegas Casino of Man Awarded Millions After Wrongful Conviction Ruled Homicide

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is now treating a suspicious death outside a ritzy casino as a homicide, after it was first believed to be accidental. Medical personnel responded to a call for service on Oct. 29, 2023, for a man suffering from injuries from a "purported accident" on South Las Vegas Boulevard, LVMPD said in a. The man…
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Suspicious Death Outside Posh Las Vegas Casino of Man Awarded Millions After Wrongful Conviction Ruled Homicide
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Indy Gaming: After $600M renovation, what’s next for Las Vegas Convention Center?

LVCVA CEO Steve Hill said the facility now has more than 15.4 million square feet of meeting space -enough to attract additional events. 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…
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After a Decade of Vacancy, Tallest Las Vegas Hotel Welcomes Guests

Fontainebleau Las Vegas has opened its doors on the Las Vegas Strip. The new hotel in Sin City is a 67-story hotel-casino skyscraper. The hotel includes 3644 rooms and stands at 737 feet. It has also made headlines for being unfinished for over ten years. "The journey to bring Fontainebleau Las Vegas to life has been nothing short of…
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After a Decade of Vacancy, Tallest Las Vegas Hotel Welcomes Guests
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Pa. gaming company begins $206M expansion at Las Vegas-area casino

Berks County-based Penn Entertainment has 43 casinos across the county but only one in the Las Vegas area - M Resort Spa Casino. The gaming company is expanding the casino, which is located on the southeast corner of St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard in Henderson, Nevada by building a second tower at the casino. Penn Entertainment was…
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Pa. gaming company begins $206M expansion at Las Vegas-area casino
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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 Grand Prix is second-most lucrative month EVER for casinos, official report shows

The inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, held in November 2023, was the hottest topic on the Formula 1 calendar this year. And whilst Las Vegas locals are angry about the disruption it caused to their everyday lives, the casino owners have a very different view on the event. An official report published by the Nevada Gaming Control board shows the Vegas…
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Las Vegas Grand Prix is second-most lucrative month EVER for casinos, official report shows
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From ‘Oppenheimer’ to ’Obliterated’: A look at Las Vegas history in 2023

Historical features mean more in Las Vegas than in most other cities, perhaps because so few people actually know Las Vegas' history. Even though the city is relatively young, dating back to the auction of 1200 lots in the area known as Clark's Las Vegas Townsite in 1905, there haven't always been very many residents to witness it. Given that for…
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From ‘Oppenheimer’ to ’Obliterated’: A look at Las Vegas history in 2023
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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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Fontainebleau Adds High-End Casino Option To North End Of Las Vegas Strip

After years of stops and starts, refinancing, ownership changes, and a bevy of other delays, the Fontainebleau resort casino has finally opened in Las Vegas. The $3.7 billion property welcomed a bevy of celebrities and VIPs last week as part of a ribbon cutting and party to officially welcome the new casino to the Las Vegas Strip. Fontainebleau…
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Fontainebleau Adds High-End Casino Option To North End Of Las Vegas Strip
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The tallest hotel in Las Vegas finally welcomes guests after sitting empty for 10 years

The tallest hotel in Las Vegas has finally opened its doors after a sitting empty and unfinished for more than 10 years. The 67-story Fontainebleau hotel-casino tower is the sister property of the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Florida, with the Las Vegas outpost - on the city's glittery resort corridor - costing $3.7 billion to build, second…
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The tallest hotel in Las Vegas finally welcomes guests after sitting empty for 10 years
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10 Best NV Casino Sites for Real Money

Sin City is fun and all, but the truth is that strolling around the Las Vegas strip on a regular basis can get expensive and tiring - and let's not even get started on the heat! Well, thanks to the best Nevada online casinos we ranked below, you don't have to put up with that anymore. Spoiler alert: Ignition took the crown with its $3000 welcome…
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Two new casinos opening in Las Vegas, one in huge blue tower on Strip

LAS VEGAS - After a hiatus of more than two years, Las Vegas is seeing two new casinos open back to back. The Fontainebleau, at the north end of the Strip, will welcome its first guests on Wednesday, Dec. 13; last week, Durango opened just off the beltway in Spring Valley. The $3.7 billion Fontainebleau occupies an imposing 67-story blue glass…
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Two new casinos opening in Las Vegas, one in huge blue tower on Strip
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Fontainebleau celebrates its long-awaited debut on the Las Vegas Strip

A casino floor is shown during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Fontainebleau Las Vegas Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023 | 2:56 p.m. Fontainebleau Las Vegas welcomed community leaders and the first guests for a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning at the Strip's newest resort and casino. The festivities included music by…
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Fontainebleau celebrates its long-awaited debut on the Las Vegas Strip
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Newest, bluest resort on Las Vegas Strip aims to bring Miami Beach vibe

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A developer's drive to open a Las Vegas Strip resort with a vibe echoing Miami Beach's venerable Fontainebleau reaches reality on Wednesday, with the opening of a 67-story hotel-casino tower that became famous as it sat unfinished for more than a decade. "Bringing Fontainebleau Las Vegas to life has been an extraordinary journey,"…
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Newest, bluest resort on Las Vegas Strip aims to bring Miami Beach vibe
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When does Fontainebleau Las Vegas open?

The newest luxury resort-casino on the Strip will open its doors to the public just before midnight on Wednesday, officials announced Monday. Fontainebleau Las Vegas, the 67-story, blue-tinted tower on the north Strip that has been in development since the late 2000s, will welcome guests to the property after an invitation-only grand opening…
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Sprawling hotel-casino catering to locals opening southwest of Vegas Strip

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

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

Las Vegas, especially to outsiders, is a city that embodies the get-rich-quick ideals of the American dream, and this year this most American of cities will host a Formula One race for the first time since 1982. But over the last 40 years since the last race was held there, Las Vegas has become two separate entities - at opposite ends of the famed…
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Sprawling casino and hotel catering to locals is opening southwest of Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas is getting its first ground-up casino in more than two years, with the debut of a modest $780 million property several miles from resort-lined Strip that will cater more to local residents than international tourists. Station Casinos, subsidiary of publicly traded Red Rock Resorts Inc., planned a daylong celebration and a…
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Sprawling casino and hotel catering to locals is opening southwest of Las Vegas Strip
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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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Durango casino heralds a new Red Rock Resorts growth spurt
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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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Las Vegas Strip returning to ‘normal’ after F1 race

Strip attractions are slowly returning to normal from the Formula One race with trees returning to the area in front of Bellagio and a promise that gondoliers will be back to the lagoon in front of The Venetian by early December. It's still unclear how long it will take for the three-story grandstands and luxury boxes that block the view of the…
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Las Vegas Strip returning to ‘normal’ after F1 race
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M Resort Spa Casino: Las Vegas Luxury Away from the Fray

From our room's floor-to-ceiling windows, panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip confirmed that all the glitz and glamor were clearly within our grasp. Though the best of Sin City lay right at our fingertips, it was comforting to know we could keep the Strip's carnival atmosphere at arm's length, as our hotel was out by itself in the desert, 10…
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M Resort Spa Casino: Las Vegas Luxury Away from the Fray
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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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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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F1 Las Vegas 2023: A Quick Spin Round the Casino Capital
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35,000 Workers Ready to Strike Days Before Las Vegas’s Big Formula 1 Kick-Off Weekend

Tens of thousands of hospitality workers in Las Vegas may walk off the job this week if the Culinary and Bartenders Union is unable to strike a deal with casino, hotel, and restaurant employers for a new five-year contract before Friday morning. Culinary Workers Union Local 226, one of the largest and most powerful unions in the U.S., says that the…
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35,000 Workers Ready to Strike Days Before Las Vegas’s Big Formula 1 Kick-Off Weekend
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BravoCon 2023: Where to Shop, Eat, Play According to Erika Jayne

Erika Jayne has slowly but surely been making Las Vegas her own ever since she launched her Bet It All on Blonde residency there earlier this year, and ahead of BravoCon 2023 - which is taking over the Caesars Forum from Nov. 3 to Nov. 5 - The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member shared her guide to Sin City so attendees can properly take…
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BravoCon 2023: Where to Shop, Eat, Play According to Erika Jayne
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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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Shopping Mall On Las Vegas Strip Looking To Add Casino

The Las Vegas Strip continues to see more casinos on the horizon. The Fountainbleu property is opening in December after almost two decades of on-and-off again construction. Last year, Texas businessman and owner of the Houston Rockets and Golden Nugget casinos Tilman Fertitta also announced plans for a new casino at Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon…
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Shopping Mall On Las Vegas Strip Looking To Add Casino
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Vegas casino worker unions hold strike vote, threatening first major walkout in 39 years

With chants of "one job should be enough," some 10000 members of the Culinary and Bartenders unions filled UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday morning for a vote to authorize the first citywide strike against the resort industry in 39 years. Representatives of Culinary Workers Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165 said the results of the vote would…
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Vegas casino worker unions hold strike vote, threatening first major walkout in 39 years
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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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Things to Do in Las Vegas During First Visit, From Frequent Visitor

I first went in college more than 20 years ago and have been back many times for both fun and work. These days, I visit every summer for a massive professional conference that takes place in early August at Mandalay Bay Convention Center. While I'm there for business, I also take a few extra days to enjoy myself. Having now seen Vegas as a visiting…
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Things to Do in Las Vegas During First Visit, From Frequent Visitor
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F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix hotel room rates fall

Hotel room rates for Las Vegas Grand Prix weekend have fallen by nearly 60 percent at some resorts since prices were first posted last fall. But an industry expert says that does not necessarily mean interest in the event is falling short of expectations. When select Las Vegas resorts in November 2022 opened their booking schedules for race…
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F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix hotel room rates fall
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New York Developer Gambles on Las Vegas Shift Toward Strip-Facing Stores

More than ever, new retail space being added off the Las Vegas Strip is bursting out onto the street. Stores on Las Vegas Boulevard, the famous 4-mile-long bustling corridor in the U.S. gambling capital, have traditionally been ensconced indoors in air-conditioned casino hotels or within a handful of enclosed malls. But two new projects, one under…
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New York Developer Gambles on Las Vegas Shift Toward Strip-Facing Stores
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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
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Flash flood deluge in Las Vegas Strip as water pours through casino ceilings

Las Vegas and surrounding Nevada areas have been hit with flash flooding after heavy rain and fast-moving thunderstorms with warnings in place for Arizona, Utah and California The iconic Las Vegas Strip has looked more like a river this weekend after severe flash flooding. The city and surrounding area of southern Nevada were hit by…
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Flash flood deluge in Las Vegas Strip as water pours through casino ceilings
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Harrah’s on Las Vegas Strip suffers minor damage from storms

A small but potent thunderstorm brought rain and flooding along the Strip on Wednesday evening, including some small rain damage in at least one Las Vegas resort. Video on social media show water damage at Harrah's, knocking out ceiling tiles in the center Strip property. Resort-casino operators Caesars Entertainment said the repairs are already…
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Harrah’s on Las Vegas Strip suffers minor damage from storms
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Watch a Red Bull F1 car tear through a Las Vegas casino

No one does marketing like Red Bull. For their latest stunt, the Anglo-Austrian team took the championship-winning F1 car for a spin through casinos in Las Vegas ahead of the Las Vegas Grand Prix. As you do. The Las Vegas Grand Prix is still a few weeks away. Mind you, Oracle Red Bull Racing's CEO Christian Racer and F1 driver Sergio'Checo' Pérez…
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Watch a Red Bull F1 car tear through a Las Vegas casino
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How Many Casinos Are in Las Vegas 2022

How Many Casinos Are in Las Vegas 2022: Exploring the Gambling Capital of the World Las Vegas, often referred to as the "Entertainment Capital of the World," is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, luxurious resorts, and, of course, its vast array of casinos. For decades, this desert oasis has been a magnet for gamblers from all over the globe,…
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How Many Casinos in Vegas

How Many Casinos in Vegas: Exploring the Gambling Capital of the World When it comes to gambling and entertainment, Las Vegas is known as the ultimate destination. The city boasts a plethora of casinos, each offering a unique experience for visitors from around the world. In this article, we will delve into the world of Las Vegas casinos and answer…
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Plans for guitar-shaped hotel on Las Vegas Strip take shape in new blueprints

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Developers and executives at Hard Rock International are getting closer to the start of construction on a massive, guitar-shaped hotel tower on the Las Vegas Strip. Hard Rock International revealed plans for the hotel after acquiring operating rights for The Mirage Hotel & Casino last year. In planning documents obtained by…
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Plans for guitar-shaped hotel on Las Vegas Strip take shape in new blueprints
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Las Vegas SWAT team arrests man who held woman hostage in Caesars Palace hotel room, threw objects out window

A Las Vegas SWAT team Tuesday arrested a man who had taken a woman hostage and barricaded himself inside a hotel room at Caesars Palace. Las Vegas police said it received a report of a "domestic disturbance" at a hotel in the 3500 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard around 9:15 a.m. local time. Upon arriving, police said a man refused to open the…
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Las Vegas SWAT team arrests man who held woman hostage in Caesars Palace hotel room, threw objects out window
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How Old Do You Have to Be To Gamble In Las Vegas?

Your first trip to Las Vegas is an unforgettable experience. The billion-dollar casinos, the neon lights on Fremont, the crazy energy as you make your way up the most iconic boulevard in the world, the thrill of trying to beat the house in those temples of excess. But while Sin City may seem carefree and wild, there are a lot of rules just under…
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How Old Do You Have to Be To Gamble In Las Vegas?
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The History and Legacy of Stardust Casino

Stardust Casino, located at 3000 Las Vegas Boulevard South, was a legendary casino and resort that played a significant role in the history of Las Vegas. Known for its glitz, glamour, and high-stakes gambling, Stardust Casino became an iconic landmark on the famous Las Vegas Strip. The foundation of Stardust Casino dates back to 1954 when Tony…
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Smoke billows from Fontainebleau Las Vegas rooftop

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Las Vegas tourists and locals noticed heavy smoke coming from a new Las Vegas resort Saturday afternoon. Smoke appeared to be coming from the rooftop area of the Fontainebleau Las Vegas hotel on the Las Vegas strip. Clark County Fire officials say crews arrived at the still-under-construction hotel at 3:56 p.m. No dollar value…
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Smoke billows from Fontainebleau Las Vegas rooftop
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Fontainebleau in Las Vegas has roof covered in smoke after fire

Thick black smoke filled the Las Vegas sky on Saturday after a fire at a soon-to-be-open Las Vegas resort and casino. Around 3:40 p.m. local time, smoke was seen coming from the roof of The Fontainebleau Las Vegas along the Strip. There were no reported injuries in the blaze, which saw 89 firefighters respond. Water pumps were operational in the…
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Fontainebleau in Las Vegas has roof covered in smoke after fire
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Matthew Mannix Las Vegas news: Caesars Palace hostage suspect Matthew Mannix threatened landlord days before Las Vegas standoff

Furniture thrown out of Ceasars palace window as police respond to hostage situation The suspect in a dramatic hostage situation at the Caesars Palace hotel in Las Vegas threatened his landlord in Colorado before going on a drug binge that unfolded in Tuesday's incident, according to police records. Matthew Mannix, 35, had an outstanding warrant in…
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Matthew Mannix Las Vegas news: Caesars Palace hostage suspect Matthew Mannix threatened landlord days before Las Vegas standoff
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Man accused of filming himself doing wheelies on Las Vegas Strip, through casino floors to post on social media

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A Pahrump man who calls himself "TheWheelieGuy" on social media faces several charges after he allegedly recorded himself performing wheelies and dangerous stunts up and down the Las Vegas Strip, an arrest report said. Matthew Glynn faces the following charges: 3 felony counts of driver disobeying police officer, endangering…
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Man accused of filming himself doing wheelies on Las Vegas Strip, through casino floors to post on social media
Review Journal

Casino floor dirt bike rider booked, police say

A man was booked on reckless driving charges after riding a dirt bike through casino floors, according to a social media post from the Metropolitan Police Department. The unidentified man was accused of riding the bike through casino floors, up stairs, down escalators and doing wheelies up and down Las Vegas Boulevard. Police did not specify which…
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Casino floor dirt bike rider booked, police say
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Police: Man rode dirt bike on casino floors, did wheelies on Las Vegas Blvd.

Posted at 8:24 AM, Jul 06, 2023 LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A "reckless rider" who police say rode a dirt bike through Las Vegas casino floors is jailed on Thursday. Police say the rider was also observed doing wheelies up and down Las Vegas Boulevard and fleeing from law enforcement. The man, who was not identified by police in social media posts…
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Police: Man rode dirt bike on casino floors, did wheelies on Las Vegas Blvd.
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Las Vegas police say ‘reckless rider’ allegedly drove through casino floors

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says its "R.A.I.D." officers took a "reckless rider" into custody after he allegedly rode through casino floors. According to a post from Las Vegas police, the "R.A.I.D." team conducted surveillance on the "known reckless rider." The unidentified man, according to police, is…
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Las Vegas police say ‘reckless rider’ allegedly drove through casino floors
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Where to Watch the 4th Of July Fireworks in Las Vegas 2023

The oft-quoted travel saying goes that " Paris is always a good idea," but when it comes to summer getaways, no city offers more to do in a few days, and more than a few ways to do it, than Las Vegas. Mix in Fourth of July fireworks, and the city's glittering cornucopia of casinos, hotels, nightclubs, restaurants, and shows make visiting the city a…
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Where to Watch the 4th Of July Fireworks in Las Vegas 2023
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The Best 4th of July Events in Las Vegas in 2023

Looking for 4th of July events in Las Vegas? You won't be surprised to learn that the holiday doesn't look that much different than any other day of the year in this city. Amidst the constant ringing of slot machines, throngs of people in the pools and in the nightclubs, and a never-ending display of over-the-top glitz, it might seem like business…
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The Best 4th of July Events in Las Vegas in 2023
Reno Gazette Journal

What would Las Vegas A's ballpark look like? Latest images here

The Oakland A's on Friday released three images of the ballpark the team hopes to build on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. The proposed ballpark site is on nine acres of land to the southeast of South Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue. A team statement that accompanied the renderings confirms that the ballpark has a projected capacity…
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What would Las Vegas A's ballpark look like? Latest images here
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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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Nevada casino industry responsible for 386K jobs, $90B economic impact

A new Nevada Resort Association report said the gaming industry paid $2.1 billion in industry-specific taxes in 2022 and has $23 billion in current or planned major tourism-related capital investment projects underway. "2023 The Facts" is a 100-page document drafted by Las Vegas-based Applied Analysis for the NRA, an organization representing more…
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Nevada casino industry responsible for 386K jobs, $90B economic impact
KTNV Las Vegas

'Small' fire at Horseshoe Las Vegas causes stir on Las Vegas Strip Friday night

Posted at 10:36 PM, Apr 28, 2023 LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A small fire at the Horeshoe Las Vegas hotel and casino caused a scene on the Las Vegas Strip on Friday night. Las Vegas Boulevard was briefly shut down as firefighters rushed up to the 19th floor of the casino and encountered what a public information officer described as a small…
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'Small' fire at Horseshoe Las Vegas causes stir on Las Vegas Strip Friday night
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Casino landlord Vici Properties’ top boss open to more deals in Las Vegas

Tourists who fill Las Vegas Boulevard's massive resorts to eat, gamble and party, never see the name Vici Properties. But the casino landlord rakes in a fortune from the Strip. New York-based Vici, the biggest property owner in Las Vegas' famed casino corridor, owns Caesars Palace, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Venetian, The Mirage and other huge…
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6 Las Vegas Facts That Sound False But Are Actually True!

It's the most famous city in all of poker. Home to 60 major casinos and over 150000 hotel rooms Las Vegas is a destination on the bucket lists of poker fans and players alike. The 2023 World Series of Poker is now less than three months away, and with many people planning their trips, booking their hotels, and getting ready for a summer in Sin…
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Horseshoe Las Vegas Opens in the Center of Las Vegas Strip

The top-class hotel-casino resort, Horseshoe Las Vegas, celebrated its grand opening in the center of the Las Vegas Strip on March 24 following the last year's rebranding of Bally's casino into Horseshoe and the renovation and redesign of the two Horseshoe hotel towers. Casino mogul Jack Binion, whose family opened the original Horseshoe brand,…
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Horseshoe Las Vegas Opens in the Center of Las Vegas Strip
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Bally’s officially becomes Horseshoe Las Vegas

The iconic Horseshoe brand made a triumphant return to Las Vegas on Friday, landing on the Strip with a ceremony that drew gambling royalty, executives from parent company Caesars Entertainment Inc. and Clark County officials. Although Caesars announced in December that the 2812-room Bally's property on the Strip was to be renamed, Friday's…
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Bally’s officially becomes Horseshoe Las Vegas
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Dream Las Vegas hotel-casino sees construction halted amid stalled funding plans

Construction work on Strip hotel-casino Dream Las Vegas has "fully stopped," according to local media, as the developers' stalled financing plans left them owing tens of millions of dollars for the project. Dream, on Las Vegas Boulevard just south of Russell Road, broke ground last year. Completion of the project is seemingly facing major…
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Hard Rock Las Vegas president teases changes at The Mirage

Hard Rock International has been operating The Mirage for nearly three months, but any significant sign its under new ownership can be seen in a few spots inside the hotel-casino. That's because most of the initial alterations have occurred behind the scenes - operational changes such as moving the human resources department on-site, changing the…
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Hard Rock Las Vegas president teases changes at The Mirage
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Hard Rock gets approval for guitar-shaped Las Vegas Strip hotel

Clark County commissioners cleared the way for a guitar-shaped hotel tower to be developed at The Mirage, a project that would spell the end of Las Vegas' iconic volcano attraction. The County Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved The Mirage operator Hard Rock International's plans for the 600-room, 660-foot-tall project along Las Vegas…
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Blackjack Variations: All You Need To Know About Blackjack

Blackjack is seen as part of the online casino holy grail and has become one of the most loved online casino games to hit the scene. Come with us as we take a look at blackjack variants while also offering you a little more information to make the game easier. Blackjack: History and Definition The debate on where Blackjack was invented has been…
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Construction ‘temporarily paused’ on hotel-casino project on south Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Developers of the Dream Las Vegas luxury hotel and casino on the south end of the Strip announced the project is "temporarily paused." Developers of the project, Shopoff Realty Investments and Contour, broke ground on the 20-story hotel and casino last July. At the time, company officials had said Dream Las Vegas was…
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North Las Vegas Strip showing more signs of life; developers buy land for $125M

The north edge of the Strip was a bleak place a decade or so ago. Las Vegas' real estate meltdown left this stretch of the casino corridor with halted megaresort projects, sprawling land tracts where big developments never took shape, and little foot traffic. As a cigar shop owner there told me at the time, it was a "huge economic cemetery." The…
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North Las Vegas Strip showing more signs of life; developers buy land for $125M
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Caesars Making Major Las Vegas Strip Change

The casino giant plans a big move ahead of what may be Las Vegas' biggest event ever. Las Vegas is a city built for big events. With many world-class hotels, restaurants, and entertainment options clustered so closely together, the city can easily host an enormous number of people without running into huge logistical problems. When, for example, a…
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Caesars Making Major Las Vegas Strip Change
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Caesars Palace to demolish rotunda along Las Vegas Strip

Caesars Palace is bidding farewell to its rotunda along the Strip, a move that will clear space ahead of this fall's Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix. The Clark County Building Department issued a demolition permit last week for the domed, Roman-themed structure along Las Vegas Boulevard, records show. The permit is valued at $157500. Workers are…
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Caesars Palace to demolish rotunda along Las Vegas Strip