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Las Vegas Advisor: In an unexpected move, Mirage to close in July

It wasn't closing, until it was. After numerous proclamations that the Mirage would remain operating during the long transition to Hard Rock, it was announced last week that the entire casino will close on July 17. It's a significant development in that the opening of the Mirage in 1989 is credited with flipping the switch on the "new Las Vegas"…
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What will happen to Mirage employees when the casino closes this summer?

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - For the second time this year, a long-standing Las Vegas Strip resort will close its doors for good. Last week, The Mirage set a July 17 closing date to prepare for remodeling and construction as Hard Rock International takes over operations. Nevada's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (known by most as DETR),…
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The Mirage in Vegas is closing. Here's what to know about its Hard Rock rebrand

The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is getting ready to officially close its doors. On Wednesday, officials announced the casino will be closing on July 17, 2024 in order for crews to begin transforming the property into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. "We'd like to thank the Las Vegas community and team members for…
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Mirage Las Vegas closing to make way for Hard Rock Cafe

LAS VEGAS - The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major renovations and construction on the 80-acre property, which is to reopen in 2027 as the…
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The Mirage Las Vegas is closing to make way for Hard Rock guitar-shaped hotel

LAS VEGAS (KVVU /Gray News) - An iconic hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip is closing this summer. The Hard Rock International announced that The Mirage is scheduled to cease operations on July 17. Officials say the closure is to begin the transformation of the property into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. The hotel is…
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Date set for closure of Mirage to make way for Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The closure date for the Mirage is set as construction is planned to begin on the 700-foot guitar tower that will mark the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In a news release, Hard Rock International announced it would shut down The Mirage Hotel & Casino on July 17 in preparation for transforming the resort into Hard…
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Mirage Las Vegas closing in July for Hard Rock rebranding

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip will close on Wednesday, July 17, as it prepares for renovations and rebranding as a Hard Rock International property. A spokesperson for Hard Rock International confirmed Wednesday that employees were informed of the closing date. The resort website says reopening is targeted for spring of 2027,…
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Why is the Mirage hotel-casino closing in Las Vegas?

The days are numbered for the Mirage Hotel & Casino which opened its doors in 1989 as well as a new era of megaresorts in Sin City. Hard Rock International, which purchased the property from MGM Resorts International for $1.1 billion in 2022, announced that the iconic hotel will be shuttering on 17 July. After which the property will undergoing…
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Mirage closing date: What's next for the iconic Las Vegas hotel

An iconic Las Vegas resort that inspired the rise of mega-resorts on the Strip will close its doors to make way for a guitar-shaped hotel. The Mirage, which casino magnate Steve Wynn first opened in 1989, was influential not only for its massive number of guest rooms - 3044 rooms on 31 floors - but also for incorporating an anchor attraction that…
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Mirage casino, which ushered in an era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts, is closing

Estimated read time: 2-3minutes LAS VEGAS - The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major renovations and construction on the 80-acre property,…
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Hard Rock to rebrand Las Vegas Mirage Hotel & Casino

Hard Rock International is set to cease operations of The Mirage Hotel & Casino as of July 17 to begin the transformation of the property into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. Hard Rock will develop a new integrated resort with a nearly 700-foot guitar-shaped hotel in the center of the Las Vegas Strip. "We'd like to thank…
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Here’s when The Mirage Hotel & Casino will close its doors

LAS VEGAS - The end is near for another staple on the Las Vegas Strip. The Mirage will officially close its doors in mid-July. The property will be transformed into a guitar-shape and will reopen as the Hard Rock Hotel. The iconic Las Vegas property has been around for 34 years, dazzling crowds with its iconic volcano. Guests with room reservations…
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'Mirage' casino in Vegas closing, rebranding with guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel

The Mirage hotel-casino will close its doors in July after 34 years of operating along the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. The famous hotel, which opened in 1989, was the first megaresort to open on the Las Vegas Strip, and its success sparked a building boom in the 1990s for other large resorts, forever transforming the way the tourist hot spot did…
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Las Vegas' Mirage Hotel to Close This Summer

It's the end of an era for a famed Las Vegas hotel. The Mirage Hotel & Casino will officially close its doors on July 17. The 65-acre property will then undergo an extensive construction and re-open in 2027 as the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. The Mirage's transition to become the Hard Rock will visibly change the Las Vegas…
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Mirage Hotel & Casino closing date announced ahead of Hard Rock hotel

A man charged with 13 felonies following the shooting of a Las Vegas middle school campus security monitor last year has agreed to plead guilty to a pair of those counts.The Hard Rock International said that The Mirage Hotel & Casino is scheduled to cease operations on July 17, 2024.Henderson, the second largest city in Nevada, is often…
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Iconic Las Vegas Hotel to Suddenly Close. Here's What Will Replace It

After more than three decades towering over the Las Vegas Strip, the iconic Mirage Hotel and Casino unexpectedly announced Wednesday that it will be closing its doors this summer. A new Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will replace the 65-acre property, known for its Beatles-themed attractions and as the one-time home of Siegfried & Roy. "We'd like to…
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Las Vegas' the Mirage hotel-casino closing for Hard Rock rebrand

The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major renovations and construction on the 80-acre property, which is to reopen in 2027 as the Hard Rock…
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Mirage casino announces closing date, what's next

After more than three decades of business, Las Vegas' famed Mirage Hotel and Casino is shuttering its doors. The Las Vegas Strip business announced the closure Wednesday night according to a post on social media, noting the Nevada property will soon "transform." "We look forward to the beginning of an exciting journey into a new era as Hard Rock…
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The iconic Mirage in Las Vegas is closing after 34 years

The Mirage Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, and its instantly recognizable volcano, is soon shutting down after more than three decades in business. The 3000-room resort will cease operations on July 17 as it undergoes a three-year renovation that wipes away any markings of the Mirage and its tropical theme. Opened in 1989 by casino mogul…
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The iconic Mirage in Las Vegas is closing after 34 years
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The Mirage’s contribution to Las Vegas history remembered as closure announced

Alan Feldman remembers the anxiety that reigned on Nov. 22, 1989, the evening when The Mirage first opened its doors. "There was the normal chaos that occurs anytime you open a new property with all the last-minute things that had to be done," he recalled. Feldman said he stood with the resort's founder Steve Wynn and his wife Elaine on the inside…
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Mirage: Las Vegas Strip hotel to close for years-long transformation project

LAS VEGAS - A rather well-known hotel and casino along the Las Vegas Strip is set to close its doors soons. According to the website for The Mirage, the resort's last day of operations is scheduled for July 17, while the last day of hotel occupancy will be on July 14. "The property will be closed for construction and the transformation will begin…
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Iconic Mirage Casino on Vegas Strip to Officially Shut Down in July

The iconic Mirage Hotel & Casino will officially close for good in mid-July to make way for the new Hard Rock hotel. Hard Rock International will cease operations of The Mirage as of July 17, 2024. The last day of hotel occupancy will be July 14, 2024. The volcano is set for demolition, but no official date yet has been announced. Hard Rock Las…
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Mirage closing in July 2024, transforming into Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The Mirage Hotel & Casino is getting ready to officially close its doors. On Wednesday, casino officials announced the casino would be closing on July 17, 2024 in order for crews to begin transforming the property into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. "We'd like to thank the Las Vegas community and team…
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The Mirage casino, which ushered era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts, is closing

The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors on July 17 LAS VEGAS -- The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major…
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Mohegan Tribe to End Casino Management in Vegas

The Mohegan Tribe has managed Virgin Hotels Las Vegas since it first opened in March 2021. That isn't going to be the case much longer. The two entities announced the Mohegan Tribe to end its casino management role with Virgin at the end of the year. No reason was given as to why the Tribe was stepping down from its management role. The two said…
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Virgin executives want to boost property with integrated hotel, casino operations

The head of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas sees Mohegan Tribe's withdrawal as casino operators as a chance to shake up the property that has struggled to gain footing in the market since its post-pandemic opening. Cliff Atkinson, president of the property since July, said the split with casino partner and operator Mohegan Gaming, jointly announced…
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Mohegan Sun exiting casino operations at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, pictured on Monday, March 22, 2021. (KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Casino operations at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will move in-house as Mohegan Sun exits the resort in the coming months. Virgin Hotels and Mohegan Sun announced in a joint statement that an integrated gaming offering will eventually fall under the management of…
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Mohegan Tribe to end management of Las Vegas casino

The Mohegan Indian Tribe will end its casino management role at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas by the end of the year. The tribe and Virgin Hotels on Tuesday jointly announced the transition to Virgin, subject to regulatory approvals. The 1504-room off-Strip property with a 60000-square-foot casino opened in March 2021 and was the first commercial casino…
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Virgin to Take Back Casino Operations from Mohegan Tribe

Mohegan Sun is handing over casino operations at Virgin Las Vegas back to Virgin. This is a huge move for the struggling off-Strip casino, one of several in the works to try and recapture the resort's former glory. The end is nigh for "Mohegan Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas." Yes, it was confusing to us and we are a noted casino expert.…
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Former Las Vegas casino exec Scott Sibella faces fine, revoked gaming license in dealings with illegal bookmaker

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A week before former MGM Grand president Scott Sibella is scheduled to be sentenced for failing to report suspicious transactions involving a known illegal bookmaker, Nevada officials have filed a complaint that could bring a fine and the loss of his gaming license. The April 30 complaint by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which…
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Top 10 Places To Visit In Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city in the Nevada desert known for its casinos, shows, and nightlife. It's ideal for adventurous adults seeking luxury and excitement. It's also known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" and is home to world-class shows, concerts, and performances. Famous Flamingo Resort and the Ferris Wheel | Shutterstock The Las Vegas…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Mirage’s transition to Hard Rock begins

Cirque du Soleil has announced that its long-running show, The Beatles LOVE, will close on July 7. The show that's based on the music of the Fab Four has run for 18 years and played to 11.5 million people. While it's big news that one of Las Vegas' most renowned shows is closing, the bigger news is its departure is signaling that the transformation…
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9 reasons you won't recognize Las Vegas on your next trip

The most common refrain you'll hear from anyone who's been to Las Vegas - besides "what happens there stays there" - is how it's nothing like it used to be. Vegas has been evolving since the very first pair of dice rolled down a craps table like desert tumbleweed. And it just keeps changing, so much so that it's virtually impossible for a Vegas…
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Agua Caliente casinos debut new slot machines inspired by Frank Sinatra

The Agua Caliente properties will add new slot machines to their casinos that are inspired by iconic Rat Pack singer and actor Frank Sinatra. The Sinatra Landmark 7000 Wheel will be available for guests to test their luck starting Sept. 14 at Agua Caliente Palm Springs. The Agua Caliente casinos in Rancho Mirage and Cathedral City are expected to…
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Golden Nugget, Mirage report jackpots worth over $1.1M

One casino has been a downtown staple for years. Another is set for a rebranding. But both gave patrons a million-plus reasons to celebrate. On Thursday at Golden Nugget, a slots player hit a jackpot worth $1106270.82 on a Wheel of Fortune Diamond Spins 2X Wilds slots machine, according to a spokesperson for International Game Technology, the…
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Biggest Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers

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

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

PHOENIX (AZFamily) - Police in Las Vegas have released the mugshot for the suspect accused in an ambush-style attack on a Phoenix police officer, and now authorities are revealing exactly where he was tracked down. New arresting documents obtained early Tuesday revealed that the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI Criminal…
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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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Historic Moulin Rouge Site to Host Pop-Up Casino in Vegas

In the desolate landscape of a vacant lot strewn with fragments of broken glass and chunks of loose cement, the sound of slot machines will soon echo as hundreds gather at 840 W. Bonanza Road in Las Vegas. The location holds the memory of the historic Moulin Rouge, a landmark that incites both a sense of nostalgia and a claim to bragging rights for…
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One Mob-Era Casino Closes, Another Offers Old Vegas Prices

The Tropicana hotel-casino, a once-glamorous resort that first opened in 1957 on the Las Vegas Strip, is set to close permanently Tuesday. The Trop, as it is known locally, is one of the last Mob-linked properties on the Strip with original construction intact. Meanwhile, a small, longtime Las Vegas Strip casino, Slots-A-Fun, is returning not to…
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Abandoned off-the-Las Vegas Strip casino finds new life

Las Vegas hotel casino resort developers have snatched up almost every available piece of vacant land on the Las Vegas Strip for new projects, leading builders to redevelop existing properties for new facilities. The Tropicana Las Vegas, which began as a high-end hotel casino on the Vegas Strip when it opened in 1957, is slated to close April 2 and…
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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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US iGaming Jackpot Record Set to be Broken by BetMGM

A BetMGM, Borgata Online or Wheel of Fortune Casino player in New Jersey is set to win the highest jackpot ever offered in a regulated U.S. market. BetMGM's progressive jackpot pool, which increases every time a game is played but the jackpot isn't won, sits at a record $4.2 million as of March 18. The current record, set by BetMGM's MGM Grand…
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BetMGM Online Casino Jackpot Continues To Shatter Records

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Homegrown hall of famer has seen, played a hand in Vegas gaming's evolution

Tom Mikulich began working in the Las Vegas hospitality industry as a teenager as a desk clerk at his grandparents' hotel on Fremont Street, the Ambassador. In the decades since, he's climbed up the industry ladder-working as an executive at the Mirage, Treasure Island and MGM Resorts International, among other roles-and is currently senior vice…
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Rare Bird Shuts Down Bellagio Casino Fountain Show In Las Vegas

The fountain shows at the Bellagio have become a popular Las Vegas tourist attraction since the property opened up in 1998. Visitors line the Strip to check out the choreographed streams of water spraying high into the air and synched to music in the 8.5-acre man-made lake. However, the shows came to a stop on Tuesday after a rare bird was…
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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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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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How Agua Caliente Casinos’ embrace of esports is changing the casino game floor

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BetMGM's Multi-Million Jackpot Pool 'Largest in Operator's History'

In an exciting announcement for New Jersey casino fans, BetMGM, the renowned casino and sportsbook giant under the umbrella of Entain, has revealed that its progressive jackpot prize pool has skyrocketed to an unprecedented level, exceeding a staggering $4 million. The colossal sum marks the largest jackpot in BetMGM's history and stands as one of…
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BetMGM's Progressive Jackpot hits $4 million

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BetMGM progressive jackpot pool in New Jersey grows to over $4 million

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$4 Million New Jersey Jackpot Is Largest In BetMGM History

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Mirage volcano to make its return on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Mirage volcano is back! The attraction was turned into Paramount Mountain during Super Bowl week and will be back to normal. The Mirage says shows will start again Friday, March 1 on the hour at 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m. Hard Rock International plans to build a 660-foot tall guitar-shaped tower where the volcano stands at…
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The 5 Most Shocking Murders at Las Vegas Hotels and Casinos

Las Vegas is a playground for gambling, live entertainment, and dining. It's a place that's game for anything, but it can also be murder. The city has the 13-highest homicide rate problem in the U.S, according to a 2023 study cited by local Fox-affiliated station KVVU-TV. The new Oxygen series Sin City Murders - premiering Sunday, February 25 at 7…
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Bed Bug Epidemic Strikes Iconic Vegas Casinos

In a spate of unsettling discoveries, live bed bugs have taken up unwelcome residence in several iconic Las Vegas Strip casino resorts, including the Encore, Venetian, Mirage, and Excalibur. Over the course of the past five months, these infestations have raised concerns among visitors hoping for a lucky streak, only to experience an uncomfortable…
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Michigan Player Won $626K on MGM Grand Millions

Wolverine State's market leader in the iGaming industry, BetMGM, announced on its X page that a lucky player from Michigan pocketed $626469 last week while playing the exclusive slot title MGM Grand Millions. The operator has not shared more details about the winner or the bet size that unlocked the lucrative win. This latest win is not the first…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas status match comes back

Last week, The Points Guy announced that Fontainebleau Las Vegas is offering an "Elevate Your Status" match whereby they are matching status from other casino/resorts. When the news first broke, I wasn't seeing the list of qualifying statuses on the Fontainebleau website, but they now list what will match where and for those with current Hard Rock…
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Las Vegas hospitality workers won’t strike before Super Bowl

Culinary Local 226 said it has struck deals with nearly all remaining unsettled hotel-casinos - and called off a strike deadline for one - averting a Monday morning walkout threat at several near-Strip and downtown properties. The last tentative agreement was reached between the hospitality union and Downtown Grand, representing about 200 workers,…
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Culinary reaches deals with 3 Las Vegas casinos

An exterior view of the Golden Gate hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024. The casino opened as Hotel Nevada with 10 rooms on Jan. 18, 1906. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 | 8:40 p.m. Three more Las Vegas properties have come to an agreement with the Culinary Workers Union on a new five-year contract for hospitality workers, the union…
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Las Vegas: Culinary Union clinches 5-year labor deal with Circus Circus, negotiations continue with 15 other casinos

The Culinary Union has reached a tentative agreement with Circus Circus Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, marking another development in its ongoing labor negotiations with properties across the gambling mecca. The new 5-year deal is set to impact nearly 700 workers associated with the establishment. The union said a Circus Circus contract ratification…
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10 Best Hotels in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city that is known for its casinos, nightlife, and entertainment. It is also home to some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a weekend of gambling and partying, Las Vegas has the perfect hotel for you. Here are our picks for the best hotels in Las Vegas: 1.…
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Wayne Nix’s Las Vegas trips explained in court documents

Wayne Joseph Nix, the illegal bookmaker whose casino play at MGM Grand led former resort president Scott Sibella to plead guilty to federal charges in a California courtroom this week, is well connected. The former minor league baseball pitcher who lives in Newport Coast, California, took sports bets from major league players of several sports who…
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BetMGM awarded $138M in progressive jackpots in 2023, up 32% from previous year

iGaming and sports betting operator BetMGM has announced that it awarded over $138 million in progressive jackpots in 2023, a 32% year-over-year increase. MGM Grand Millions, Bison Fury and other slot titles created by Entain for BetMGM and available exclusively at BetMGM's Online Casino were the source of more than half of the prize total, the…
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BetMGM awarded $138M in progressive jackpots in 2023, up 32% from previous year
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Maurice Wooden takes helm as president Of Fontainebleau Las Vegas

Maurice Wooden has been designated as the president of Fontainebleau Las Vegas, a renowned five-star luxury resort and casino situated on the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Boasting an impressive 36-year tenure in the luxury hospitality sector, Mr. Wooden's wealth of experience and expertise align seamlessly with the newly inaugurated Fontainebleau Las…
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Former Wynn Las Vegas exec named president of Fontainebleau

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The former president of Golden Nugget and Wynn Las Vegas is moving to Fontainebleau. Fontainebleau Development announced on Sunday that Maurice Wooden was appointed as president of the Las Vegas resort. "Maurice will be an excellent steward of our brand, its culture, and heritage; and we eagerly anticipate his leadership in…
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Former Wynn Las Vegas exec named president of Fontainebleau
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas names exec Maurice Wooden as new president

Fontainebleau Development, the parent company of the resort, named longtime Las Vegas hospitality executive Maurice Wooden as the north Strip property's new president, according to a Sunday news release. Wooden was previously Wynn Las Vegas' president and principal executive officer between 2013 and 2019 and a member of the Las Vegas Convention and…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas names exec Maurice Wooden as new president
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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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Massive Jackpots Won at BetMGM Casino: $138 Million in Payouts in 2023

2023 was a big year for gambling operators in the US and Canada, with BetMGM Casino being one of the top in the industry and setting new records over the course of the year. In 2023, BetMGM Casino paid out a total of $138.2 million in progressive jackpot prizes, a 32% year-over-year increase compared to 2022, demonstrating the massive interest of…
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Massive Jackpots Won at BetMGM Casino: $138 Million in Payouts in 2023
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Atlantis named one of the best casinos outside of Vegas by Newsweek

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa was named by Newsweek as one of America's best non-Las Vegas casinos. The casino came in third out of ten spots, which were chosen by panelists and contributors and voted on by readers. It was the only casino in northern Nevada to be named. "It's exciting and deeply gratifying to see our resort…
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Atlantis named one of the best casinos outside of Vegas by Newsweek
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Culinary Union workers picket as contract negotiations continue with 19 Las Vegas casino properties

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The Culinary Union held demonstrations on the Las Vegas Strip Friday as 7000 workers continue to fight for new five-year contracts. It is part of the union's latest negotiations with 19 remaining properties on the Strip and downtown. Passionate chants were heard in front of Sahara Las Vegas and The Strat as workers held signs and…
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Culinary Union workers picket as contract negotiations continue with 19 Las Vegas casino properties
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Biggest Recorded Slot Game Wins

Slot games are hugely popular - although they can oftentimes be scoffed at by ardent casino lovers, who consider them to be games of little skill, with low stakes and smaller wins compared to high-paying table games like blackjack and poker. However, apart from the fact that there is no skill required to play them, they couldn't be more wrong - you…
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Biggest Recorded Slot Game Wins
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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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Las Vegas projects to watch in 2024
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Fontainbleu Jackpot Slots Win

Despite only being open for a matter of weeks, Fontainbleu Casino have had their second million jackpot winner! Hot on the heels of a $1m slots jackpot win on Dec 23, this past weekend saw another big winner (on Jan 5, to be precise). This time, it was a Wheel of Fortune slot that provided the lucky spin, with one player notching a…
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Fontainbleu Jackpot Slots Win
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Las Vegas to turn blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

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