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Las Vegas Casino Offers Something the Las Vegas Strip Doesn't

Las Vegas offers many different things than in other places. The main attraction on the Las Vegas Strip is the Elton John concert. Off the Strip, you can see a mermaid show at the Silverton Casino. The boutique resort is located at I-15 and Blue Diamond in Las Las. Vegas. It has a Mermaid School for kids ages 7-12. They are also allowed on select dates. In the past, the mermen were swimming in the tank. This feature was removed during the pandemic. Now, it's brought back in April. Silvertons is trying to attract customers away from the big players on Las Sin City.
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Las Vegas Casino Offers Something the Las Vegas Strip Doesn't

Las Vegas posts highest visitation since start of the pandemic in July, in line with gambling rebound

Nearly 3.5 million people visited Las Vegas in July. The figures are the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. Las Las hosted 307,000 convention attendees. Nevada posted $1.31 billion in gaming revenue in the same month. The Strip saw its second highest-ever revenue performance. Luke Bryan, Shania Twain and Usher performed there. Martha Stewart opened a restaurant at Paris Las Vegas. There are 31 airlines serving 146 markets. Harry Reid International Airport has a record-setting daily passenger count. It is the most recovered of top 20 largest airports in U.S. based on a percentage of pre-pandemic seat capacity.
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Las Vegas Casino New York-New York Gets Facelift

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US Gambling Best Start Ever in 2022 - - Gambling is off to its best start ever in the US! From Las Vegas to Atlantic City and many places in between!

US Gambling Best Start Ever in 2022 -  - Gambling is off to its best start ever in the US! From Las Vegas to Atlantic City and many places in between!

Las Vegas Strip Brings Back Huge Rock Legend

The Las Vegas Strip has hosted the biggest stars in music since the early 1960s. Celine Dion, Elton John, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Cher and Bette Midler are recent stars who have residencies there.
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Smoke-Free Casinos in the US

The American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation has compiled a list of U.S. gaming properties where smoking is banned. California has 108 such properties, Wyoming has three, and Montana has 198.
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Las Vegas Strip Bringing Back Huge Star

Adele will resume her residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Nov. 18. She had to cancel earlier this year's 24 shows because of illness. The Las Vegas Strip has a long list of superstar performers planning residencies at hotel casino theaters through 2023.
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Experts: Efforts to ban smoking in Atlantic City casinos wouldn’t succeed in Nevada

New Jersey is considering a ban on smoking in Atlantic City casinos. Nevada has just two casinos that are smoke-free. The industry is the biggest employer of jobs in Nevada. Last year, Atlantic city reported $4.7 billion in gaming revenue. More than $1.36 billion came from New Jersey's regulated internet casino sites. Gaming revenue in the market has been in a 16-year freefall. It hit a low of $2.56 billion last year. In 2006, it was $5.2 billion.
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Experts: Efforts to ban smoking in Atlantic City casinos wouldn’t succeed in Nevada

Las Vegas Advisor: Even during summer, room rates still a value

Summertime in Las Vegas traditionally means low room rates. For the second year in a row, the rates are noticeably higher than in years past. LasVegasAdvisor.com found 28 hotel-casinos with base rates of $50 and below. The lowest rate was $23 at the off-Strip OYO.
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Las Vegas Advisor: Even during summer, room rates still a value

Will Las Vegas Strip Casinos Ban a Popular Bad Habit?

Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resort Limited are offering reports on their casinos. Las Vegas is a city built on excess and allows people to do things they might not do at home. Caesar's, Wynns and others have to balance sin with entertainment. New data suggests it's not hard to decide whether to allow smoking in casinos, as it is in the day clubs.
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Park MGM remains Strip’s lone smoke-free resort-casino

Park MGM is the only casino on the Strip that is smoke-free. The American Lung Association and the Culinary Union were in favor of the resort's new approach. The resort opened in September 2020, almost six months after the Las Vegas Strip shut down as the COVID-19 pandemic began. It's been almost a year and a half since Park MGM reopened as a smoke free resort.
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Las Vegas casinos where you no longer need to mask up

Nevada governor reverses a policy that requires people to wear masks in public places. The change took effect immediately. Private businesses, like casinos, and school districts may mandate masks. The state would not require them for teachers as of Friday. It does not apply to public transportation, airports, hospitals, health care clinics or places serving vulnerable populations.
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Vegas Strip Holds Two NHL All-Star Skills Competitions

The NHL All-Star Game is taking place in Las Vegas for the first time. The game will take place on Saturday, February 5 at noon (PT). The Fan Fair begins on Thursday at the Las Las. Vegas Convention Center and will continue until the day after the game. There will be two Skills Competition events on Friday, 4th February, both inside T-Mobile Arena and outside on the Vegas Strip.
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Silk Sonic to debut Las Vegas residency at Park MGM

Silk Sonic will perform at Park MGM on Friday 25 February. The duo is composed of Bruno Mars and rapper Anderson .Paak. They will have a residency at the Dolby Live theatre of MGM Resorts’ Park Vegas property. Their final show will take place the night before the Grammys. Adele will begin an extended engagement at Caesars Palace Hotel on January 21st.
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Las Vegas: What’s coming to casinos and resorts in 2022

In 2021, Las Vegas had some big openings such as Resorts World Las Vegas and Virgin Hotels Las vegasy. Last year, there were also significant acquisitions on the Strip and beyond, including the purchase of The Palms. In 2022, the results of those deals, plus construction and big-name entertainment residencies are what's ahead for LasVegans.
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Las Vegas: What’s coming to casinos and resorts in 2022

News and Rumors Shaking Up Las Vegas This January

The New Year's Eve fireworks returned to the Vegas Strip after a break last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first new casino operator will take over a casino just off the main resort corridor in 2022. A major sporting event will be played in Las Vegas in a couple of years.
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The top 10 hotels in Las Vegas

The good news about Las Vegas hotels is that they are cheap. The bad news is the resort fee. Summer prices are lower because of the heat. Major conferences push prices up. The past 10 years have seen a big change in the prices of Las Las Vegas hotels.
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Las Vegas’ top real estate deals of 2021

Las Vegas spent the past year grappling with the pandemic and recovering from the economic disaster it unleashed in 2020. Las Vegas also saw a burst of lucrative casino sales on the Strip as tourism rebounded from public health crisis.
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Fireworks, stars light up Las Vegas on New Year's Eve: Travel Weekly

The Las Vegas Monorail will operate for 44 straight hours from 7 a.m. on Friday, December 31 to 3 a.,m on Sunday, January 2. The Strip will be closed to motor vehicle traffic beginning about 6 p.M. Dec. 31 until the early-morning hours. Usher, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, David Lee Roth and Kristin Chenoweth are scheduled to perform on the Strip.
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LVCVA, Vegas Chamber honor Hospitality Heroes

The inaugural Hospitality Heroes were honored at an end-of-year reception at UNLV’s Hospitalities Hall on Thursday December 16, 2021. The event was executed by hospitality students. Eight winners received a trophy, gift bag and staycation at a local resort. Four winners were awarded with the Vegas Chambers Customer Service Excellence Award.
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LVCVA, Vegas Chamber honor Hospitality Heroes

MGM Resorts International to Sell The Mirage in Las Vegas

MGM Resorts International is looking to sell The Mirage in Las Vegas. The company is trying to diversify its Las Las Vegas portfolio. It already owns MGM Grand, Bellagio, Aria, Vdara, Excalibur, Luxor, Mandalay Bay, The Mirages, New York-New York and Park MGM. In September, it bought The Cosmopolitan for $1.625 billion.
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Las Vegas Is Booming With Tourists

It's busy in Las Vegas right now. Restaurants are completely booked. Hotel room rates are higher. Las Las casinos still require visitors to wear a mask. There's buzz that the mask mandate could be removed by the middle of November. It's good to plan as much in advance as possible. There should be lower prices and more tickets for shows. The new regulations may encourage more visitors. They should also be less restrictive.
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Indy Gaming: G2E roundup finds optimistic CEOs, where the next Hard Rock LV isn’t going and a push for non-smoking casinos

The word that was ubiquitous throughout the three-day Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas was optimism. The gaming industry's top executives are focused on finishing 2021 on a high note and moving toward more normalized operations in 2022. Wynn Resorts' Matt Maddox is excited about the future of Las Nevada. MGM Resort's Bill Hornbuckle is also optimistic. The American Gaming Association released a “CEO Outlook” survey. 70 percent of the CEOs from casino companies and gaming equipment suppliers expect a better business situation in the next six months.
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Indy Gaming: G2E roundup finds optimistic CEOs, where the next Hard Rock LV isn’t going and a push for non-smoking casinos

Top 10 best spas in las vegas 2021

The most popular spa centers in Las Vegas are listed below. The list is based on reviews from Yelp. Tiffany Cutting visited all the spas in person. She recommends them to Slotspot web platform editor Tiffany cutting.
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The Dream Las Vegas will be a 'boutique-style resort' near McCarran International Airport

Dream Hotel Group's proposed Dream Las Vegas will have 527 rooms on a footprint of five acres near the south edge of the Strip. The 20-story hotel is slated to cost $500 million and will be completed by 2024. It will also feature seven dining and nightlife venues, 12,000 square feet of private meeting and event space, a full-service spa, fitness center and on-site parking. The hotel will face stiff competition from larger brands, including many large Vegas hotels where you can easily redeem points. Hilton has Resorts World Las. Vegas, the first new-build resort complex in Las Las Vegas in more than a decade.
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The Dream Las Vegas will be a 'boutique-style resort' near McCarran International Airport

Gambling expo returns, masked and vaccinated, to Las Vegas

Gambling expo returns to Las Vegas. It's held amid strict coronavirus mask and vaccination rules. The event at The Venetian Expo center has drawn up to 27,000 attendees in recent years. Nonsmoking advocates highlight successes they've had convincing lawmakers and administrators of tribal lands to make casinos smoke-free. in Nevada, MGM Resorts International reopened the renovated Park MGM hotel, formerly the Monte Carlo, as the first smoke free venue on the Las Las Vegas Strip. In New Jersey, a temporary casino smoking ban was enacted amid pandemic rules to expire in time for the Fourth of July holiday.
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MGM Resorts makes shrewd move to acquire The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

MGM Resorts is buying The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for $1.625 billion. The deal is smart on many levels. It keeps MGM's assets-light strategy. MGM gets its fair share of customer traffic from the baby boomer generation. Since it opened in 2010, The cosmopolitan has become a hipster haven. It's possible that MGM could persuade some of its younger customers to move up to the likes of Bellagio. Once the deal goes through, MGM will have only one property - MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. A real estate company will buy Springfield by the end of the year.
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MGM Resorts makes shrewd move to acquire The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Are Masks Coming Back To Las Vegas Casinos?

The new Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading quickly in Las Vegas. The new mandate requires all visitors to wear a mask inside casinos. Las Las Angeles has among the highest rates of cases and hospitalizations from COID-9. The Delta version accounts for 80% of infections. Some cities have issued warnings against traveling to Las LA. There is no timeframe on this mandate. It will remain in place until Clark County is considered high-risk for transmission.
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Wheel of Fortune slot still tops 25 years later

IGT's most popular slot machine, Wheel of Fortune, is celebrating 25 years of existence. The company is observing the anniversary with a special Facebook page and special giveaways. IGT introduced wide-area progressive jackpots in 1996. The earliest Wheel game didn't have a wheel. It was a three-reeled mechanical-neither nickel slot game with the game-show theme. In 2000, I GT introduced the concept with Megabucks. 10 years later, the wide area progressive system was introduced. This system is responsible for the success of Wheel.
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MGM Resorts still the Strip’s largest casino operator, just not its biggest landowner

MGM Resorts International used to own more than 800 acres of land on the Las Vegas Strip. Now it owns just 15 acres. The company is focusing on asset-light strategy. It owns a 50 percent stake in BetM MGM, the company's sports betting and online gaming operation. MGM made an $11 billion buyout offer for Bet MGM in January, but it was rejected. The offer was made under UK law. Analysts believe MGM wants to buy the other half of BetGM. They say the $8 billion in cash from the transactions could make an acquisition more palatable.
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MGM Resorts still the Strip’s largest casino operator, just not its biggest landowner

Las Vegas makes a comeback with several big new hotels

The Fountains of Bellagio still erupt with choreographed blasts of water. The Taco Bell Cantina serves one of the best meal deals (and wedding venues) on the Strip. Most of pool parties, Cirque du Soleil shows and clubs are open and bumping. Las Vegas makes a comeback with several big new hotels.
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Las Vegas makes a comeback with several big new hotels

Nonsmokers Rights Group Request MLB to Help Ban Smoking in Vegas Casinos

Nonsmokers Rights group wants to ban smoking in Nevada casinos. They have written to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred and Oakland Athletics asking him to help ban it. The A's are considering moving to Nevada. Louisiana Shreveport City recently banned smoking. Park MGM in Vegas banned it last year. NoMad Las Vegas and No Madrid Hotel with a hotel at Park Mg upon it has also banned.
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The 5 Coolest Things At Resorts World Las Vegas

Resorts World Las Vegas is a new $4.3 billion integrated casino resort. The soft opening was on June 24 and the grand opening bash took place on July 4th. Hilton Honors Rewards members can use points for rooms. The property is beautiful and full of surprises. It has interesting art pieces and historic imagery. Here are the five coolest things we're loving about the new hotel. iReport.com: the 5 coolest thing we’re loving at the Resorts world.
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The 5 Coolest Things At Resorts World Las Vegas

Las Vegas restaurants from L.A. chefs and restaurateurs

Kris Yenbamroong opened a new restaurant in the Virgin Hotels in March. It's the latest venture of L.A. chefs and restaurateurs opening restaurants in Las Vegas. In 2019, more than 42 million people visited Las Las. Vegas raked in more. than $10.3 billion in gambling revenue. Las Nevada tourism is expected to bounce back quickly post-pandemic. Hotel room occupancy is already back to 95% on the weekends. Larger staff of hospitality workers gives Vegas restaurants an advantage. Chefs Ray Garcia, Roy Choi, Alvin Cailan, Angelo Auriana, David Chang, Bruce Kalman, Bricia Lopez, Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger have all opened restaurants there in last five years.
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