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15 Things You Have to Do at The D Las Vegas

The D Las Vegas, formerly Fitzgerald's, is a lively party spot on Fremont Street. It's one of the most popular places to play and stay in downtown Las Vegas, and many consider it a must-do! We've put together a list of 15 things you have to do at The D Las Vegas, so let the festivities begin. The D Las Vegas has one of the few remaining Sigma Derby…
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Tropicana, Mirage closures on Las Vegas Strip won’t change the hotel market

It's been a year of change in the Las Vegas hotel industry. Two hotels opened at the end of 2023, adding thousands of hotel rooms to the largest hospitality market in the country. Recent developments on two sides of the Strip, however, will quickly take those gains away from the market's total room inventory. The Tropicana, a Rat Pack-era property,…
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Tropicana, Mirage closures on Las Vegas Strip won’t change the hotel market
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Indy Gaming: International flights on the rise in Las Vegas

I spent the last two weeks in South America - Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Iguazu Falls on the Brazil-Argentina border and Machu Picchu in Peru. I will simply say it was an amazing trip. Restoring direct international travel to and from Las Vegas following the pandemic was a top concern for the tourism industry. Given the numbers from March and recent…
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Indy Gaming: International flights on the rise in Las Vegas
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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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Agua Caliente casinos debut new slot machines inspired by Frank Sinatra
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The Tropicana Las Vegas, a mob-era casino and Sin City landmark, closes after 67 years

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

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

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

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

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Tuesday marked on the Las Vegas Strip. Tropicana Las Vegas closed its doors, bringing an end to the Rat Pack-era property. The casino floor closed earlier at 3 a.m., as per, Bally's Corp. Workers could be seen carting gaming machines off the premises and into trucks parked outside. Restaurant and hotel operations ended at noon,…
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Tropicana Las Vegas closes its doors, ending historic casino's run
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Landmark Tropicana Las Vegas closes after 67 years

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

LAS VEGAS (AP) - In the 1971 film "Diamonds are Forever," James Bond stays in a swanky suite at the Tropicana Las Vegas. "I hear that the Hotel Tropicana is quite comfortable," Agent 007 says. It was the Tropicana's heyday. The lavish casino was a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas…
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A Vegas casino James Bond stayed at is being demolished for an MLB arena
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Tropicana Las Vegas resort closure looms, guests embrace memories

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Built in 1957, the Tropicana Hotel is a staple on the Las Vegas Strip, and guests are feeling nostalgic as the legendary resort will soon close its doors. Guests, and tourists, are taking in the memories that will soon go into Las Vegas history and are staying on the property for the last time. "I think it's pretty cool to be one…
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Tropicana Las Vegas resort closure looms, guests embrace memories
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Las Vegas casino memorabilia collectors ‘want to see the hobby thrive’

It was the early 1960s, and a young Jerry Vergatos wanted a T-shirt from Las Vegas. Instead, his dad, returning home from a Vegas trip, brought 10-year-old Jerry something else. It was a roulette chip from the Sahara hotel. "I got hooked on it," said Vergatos, who started collecting casino chips off and on until he got serious about in the early…
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Las Vegas casino memorabilia collectors ‘want to see the hobby thrive’
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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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Where Old Vegas is still alive today
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How the Dazzling Las Vegas Strip Rose Up From the Desert

In 1829, a group of explorers led by Spanish merchant Antonio Armijo moved west toward Alta California through the arid Mojave Desert-the ancestral lands of the Southern Paiute people. A young scout named Rafael Rivera discovered a particularly verdant area full of grassland irrigated by a natural spring; this lushness soon inspired the place's…
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How the Dazzling Las Vegas Strip Rose Up From the Desert
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Super Bowl’s Las Vegas Debut: Was It Good for the City and NFL?

The debut of Las Vegas as a Super Bowl host city is officially over, after a week unlike any other before it. The NFL fully embraced the home of sports betting, complete with league branding taking over casinos and sportsbooks, as well as some of the hottest bars and nightclubs. Now, the question is: Will the NFL bring its title game back to Sin…
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Super Bowl’s Las Vegas Debut: Was It Good for the City and NFL?
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Golden Gate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has Bay Area ties rooted in Oakland, historical significance to early 1900s

LAS VEGAS (KGO) -- For those headed to Las Vegas to either the Super Bowl or the Super Bowl parties, you may want to see a location with Bay Area ties. A group of Italian-American businessmen from Northern California were the ones who brought the Golden Gate Casino name to town in 1955. It's not situated anywhere near the Golden Gate Bridge, but…
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Golden Gate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has Bay Area ties rooted in Oakland, historical significance to early 1900s
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Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!

Vegas by the sea? No thank you! With Florida's legislature back in session, a proposed bill is on the table that would extend casino gaming to Miami Beach and beyond. The only problem? Miami Beach residents don't want slot machines along their shores. The electorate - myself included - has repeatedly (and resoundingly) voted down the possibility of…
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Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!
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'The Rat Pack Is Back' presents a classic time in Las Vegas entertainment

The spirit of golden age Las Vegas is always present, even if visible signs are increasingly rare. The old gives way to the new, signs from classic resort-casinos retire to the Neon Museum just north of the Strip, and torches brandished by top entertainers get passed on to the next generation. Time stands still at the Copa Room at Tuscany Suites &…
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'The Rat Pack Is Back' presents a classic time in Las Vegas entertainment
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The Link Between Music, Casinos, and Casino Gaming

Where would we be without music? Anyone who enjoys gaming, from casino gaming to FPS games, will know that sound and music play a massive role. Whether the music's job is to set a fun tone for a game or it is trying to create tension in a horror game. Casino games themselves have a lot of links with music, but so do casinos in general. Rat Pack…
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The Link Between Music, Casinos, and Casino Gaming
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An Inside Look at the New Fontainebleau Hotel in Las Vegas

Fontainebleau Las Vegas is set to open on December 13 at the northern end of the Las Vegas Strip. The 3644-room resort-which has broken local records for the longest construction project from start to finish-is the first and only sister property of Fontainebleau Miami Beach, an icon that opened in 1954 that's widely regarded as America's first…
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An Inside Look at the New Fontainebleau Hotel in Las Vegas
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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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You Can't Leave Vegas Without Trying This Croissant

There are a lot of good things to eat in Las Vegas. Somehow I can never remember any of them. I've visited semi-regularly over the years-like a penny tumbling toward the bottom of a sofa, every American finds themself in Las Vegas a certain number of times in their life-and I know that I have managed to feed myself and even to write about doing so.…
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You Can't Leave Vegas Without Trying This Croissant
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From Hollywood to the Casino: Celebrities Who Love to Gamble

The allure of casinos and the thrill of gambling have always attracted people from all walks of life, including celebrities. From actors to athletes and musicians, some of the world's most famous faces can often be found at the blackjack tables, poker rooms, and slot machines. Academy Award-winning actor and director Ben Affleck is not just a…
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From Hollywood to the Casino: Celebrities Who Love to Gamble
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The Growing Popularity of Online Casino Gambling: A Historical Perspective

Casinos have long been synonymous with excitement, risk, and the allure of potential riches. From ancient civilizations rolling dice to modern online platforms, the history of casinos is a fascinating journey through time. The evolution of gambling, betting and gaming has significantly shaped human culture and entertainment. This article explores…
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The Growing Popularity of Online Casino Gambling: A Historical Perspective
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Las Vegas Strip Casino Leader Makes a Risky Bet

Sin City has been changing and that means that some things which once dominated the Strip no longer resonate with visitors. Las Vegas once hosted mostly kitschy retro performers. Even in the days when Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack prowled the Las Vegas Strip, they were considered adult acts, not really modern or hip in the young people sense of…
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Las Vegas Strip Casino Leader Makes a Risky Bet
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Luxury Trips To Las Vegas

When you think of a trip to Las Vegas, gambling immediately comes to mind. However, there's far more to do in Vegas than trying to win at the roulette table. You'll also find plenty of other reasons to pay a visit. It's on the bucket list of dream travel destinations for many, so let's look at some of the best that Vegas has to offer. Going to Las…
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Luxury Trips To Las Vegas
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Visit Stadium Swim Circa Hotel in Las Vegas

It emerges like a pixelated oasis in the Nevada desert, one that could easily be a mirage. A towering 143-foot screen, showing any game your heart desires, and at its feet six-count'em, six!-heated rectangular pools. They're spaced in pairs, gently tiered upward, all the better to allow year-round swimsuit-clad revelers unobstructed views of the…
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Visit Stadium Swim Circa Hotel in Las Vegas
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Top 5 Movies Which Upskilled Casino Enthusiasts

Hollywood movie buff? A selection of top 5 movies that literally trained viewers with gambling tips and tricks. From Casino Royale to Ocean's Eleven Since men have evolved and found multiple ways of entertaining themselves, movies have been an integral part of the culture and tend to influence public opinion too. Movies are diverse and are made…
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Top 5 Movies Which Upskilled Casino Enthusiasts
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Slot Games with the Best Soundtracks

There is a lot of work that goes into the development of high-quality slot games. It is safe to say that they represent a fan-favorite option. In any case, whether it's a land-based exclusive casino or an online casino, the majority of the games are actually slots, and for a good reason. They are easy to play, have different features that might…
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Slot Games with the Best Soundtracks
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Iconic Casino Brand Comes to the Las Vegas Strip

While Las Vegas has embraced the future with virtual reality, e-sports, and the cutting edge of music becoming a huge part of the city's offerings, Sin City also embraces nostalgia. Elvis impersonators appear everywhere from the Strip, where they take pictures for money, to multiple high-end production shows. Michael Jackson appears in more than…
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How casinos have influenced the luxury fashion industry over the years

The link between clothes and casinos is a longstanding one, with the world's most iconic luxury casinos in places like Monte Carlo, Vegas and Macau having long imposed dress codes of varying strictness on the people who visit them in a bid to keep things glamorous. That requirement to dress in your finest clothes is all part of the charm of playing…
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How casinos have influenced the luxury fashion industry over the years
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New Casino Brings Las Vegas Strip Another Iconic Brand

Las Vegas has a lot of legends. It's hard to imagine that Wayne Newton or Carrot Top would reach iconic superstar status anywhere else. The city also boasts lots of legendary names, like Frank Sinatra, the Rat Pack, and less-savory characters like Bugsy Siegel. Sin City also has its share of icons that aren't people. Some of those come and go, like…
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Five Famous Las Vegas Casinos

When Las Vegas casinos are mentioned, many people immediately think back to the glamor days of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. No doubt this is because of the multitude of films, TV shows and books about the people and places of that time. These days Las Vegas online casinos, like vegasbetting.com,offer exemplary service and betting opportunities to…
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How Frank Sinatra helped end racial segregation in Las Vegas

It's well known that The Beatles refused to play to a segregated audience during their 1964 American tour. What's less known is that Frank Sinatra and The Rat Pack did something very similar in Las Vegas years earlier, helping to bring racial segregation to the attention of major policymakers. As in most other American towns in the 1950s and…
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How Frank Sinatra helped end racial segregation in Las Vegas
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Caesars Palace casino dome renovation complete; 1st bet wins

The Caesars Palace casino dome returned to action with a winner. Juan Fresquez Jr. of Mansfield, Texas, rolled a seven on the first toss of the dice Friday as Caesars Palace unveiled its renovated casino dome, a gaming area just inside the front entrance made famous in films such as "Rain Man" and "The Hangover." The dome's makeover includes a new…
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Films That Will Inspire You to Play AU Casino Games

Movies have played a significant role in society since man discovered new forms of amusement, and they often significantly impact public opinion. Numerous films have been made and impacted society because of their explored themes. Casinos and the gambling culture have consistently been popular subjects for cinema. Numerous films about casinos…
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Films That Will Inspire You to Play AU Casino Games
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A video history of Las Vegas implosions

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)- During the 1990s and well into the 2000s, Las Vegas gained a worldwide reputation for imploding older hotels and casinos to make way for newer and bigger resorts. In true Las Vegas tradition, the building implosions were an event - an epic show with each one appearing to out-implode the previous. Between 1993 to 2016, 13 major…
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A-list stars who are successful gamblers

Celebrities and casinos can be a great combination - if you happen to be the casino owner. The tabloid pages are full of stories about famous names from the showbiz world who blew into Las Vegas and in a single night, lost the kind of sums that most of us would struggle to earn in ten years. Paris Hilton made such a habit of it that her grandfather…
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A-list stars who are successful gamblers
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Las Vegas Strip Has two Surprising New Additions

The Las Vegas Strip loves fighting and dead people. Caesars Entertainment (CZR) and MGM Resorts International (MGM) have long been hosts to some of boxing's greatest fights. Caesars Palace, for example, Muhammad Ali versus Larry Holmes in 1980 and "Sugar" Ray Leonard against Thomas Hearns in 1981. Hearns took on "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler in 1985,…
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Las Vegas Strip Adds British Royalty, Battling Robots

The Las Vegas Strip loves fighting and dead people. Caesars Entertainment (CZR) and MGM Resorts International (MGM) have long been hosts to some of boxing's greatest fights. Caesars Palace, for example, Muhammad Ali versus Larry Holmes in 1980 and "Sugar" Ray Leonard against Thomas Hearns in 1981. Hearns took on "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler in 1985,…
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Las Vegas Strip Adds British Royalty, Battling Robots
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How Las Vegas Became a Gambling Mecca

Las Vegas was a small railroad town when Nevada formally established it in 1905. Five years after its founding, the U.S. census recorded only 800 residents. Yet by the 1950s, it was known as a gambling tourist haven, where visitors could see a show with celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. in between trips to the baccarat…
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Iconic Sahara hotel-casino celebrates 70 years on Las Vegas Strip

If only the walls of the Sahara could talk. The legendary hotel-casino at the north border of the Las Vegas Strip celebrates its 70th anniversary this month. And what a 70 years it has been. There were times it was the place to be in Las Vegas. And, for some superstars, the place to stay and hang out. We're talking The Beatles, Elvis, and, of…
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Iconic Sahara hotel-casino celebrates 70 years on Las Vegas Strip
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Video history of Las Vegas implosion

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - During the 1990s and well into the 2000s, Las Vegas gained a worldwide reputation for imploding older hotels and casinos with style to make way for newer and bigger resorts. In true Las Vegas tradition, the building implosions were an event - an epic show with each one appearing to out-implode the previous. Between 1993 to 2016,…
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A peek into the past as Las Vegas' Sahara hotel celebrates 70 years

In the summer of 2011, Amy Raymer stood outside the Sahara Las Vegas, waiting for a chance to own a piece of history. It was an end of an era. The Sahara, one of the oldest properties on the Strip, was closing its doors. Raymer, a Las Vegas resident, was one of the hundreds to show up for its liquidation sale - despite the 100-plus-degree heat. The…
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From Ocean’s Eleven to Casino

While it may have been recently revealed that the late Sean Connery's stunning roulette win in Italy was staged as part of a European marketing campaign for'Dr No', there remains a sense of romance and innate excitement attached to casino gambling. This has been captured by numerous films throughout the years, many of which showcase different…
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Indy Gaming: Slot company booths teeming with activity at G2E

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz The giant football helmet adorned with the…
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Indy Gaming: Slot company booths teeming with activity at G2E
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The History of the Vegas Residency

The first thing that comes to mind when Las Vegas is spoken about is gambling. It is casinos that built sin city and its famous strip, yet this is not the only form of entertainment available. As well as theme parks and restaurants, Vegas has grown due to its huge multi-night concerts by the world's most famous stars. Known as residencies, we give…
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The History of the Vegas Residency
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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Strip Guests Asked to Keep the Kids at Home

While one Strip resort is doubling down on families, more are going 21+ and the city has a message for parents. The Las Vegas Strip became known as a gambler's haven in the 1940s after its first resort El Rancho Vegas opened and was shortly followed by other hotel casinos, such as the Flamingo. The Strip expanded in the 1950s and 1960s as more…
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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Strip Guests Asked to Keep the Kids at Home
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History of Las Vegas implosions

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)- During the 1990s and well into the 2000s, Las Vegas gained a worldwide reputation for imploding older hotels and casinos to make way for newer and bigger resorts. In true Las Vegas tradition, the building implosions were an event - an epic show with each one appearing to out-implode the previous. Between 1993 to 2016, 13 major…
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History of Las Vegas implosions
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Vintage Las Vegas casino photos from the past

OLBG scoured historical archives to compile a list of 15 photographs that exemplify Las Vegas' short, colorful history. As far as major American cities go, Las Vegas is by far the newest. Unlike New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles (which were all booming metropolises well before the Civil War), Las Vegas wasn't officially founded until the 20th…
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Vintage Las Vegas casino photos from the past
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Five great music-themed online slot games

There's something about the rhythm of the music that just makes us feel good. Maybe it's the way the beat pulses through our veins, or maybe it's the way a good tune can take us away to another place. No matter what the reason, there's no denying that music is a powerful force. And what could be more fun than using that power to spin some slots?…
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Five great music-themed online slot games
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15 vintage photos from Las Vegas' past

As far as major American cities go, Las Vegas is by far the newest. Unlike New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles (which were all booming metropolises well before the Civil War), Las Vegas wasn't officially founded until the 20th century. When the railroad arrived in 1905, the small settlement quickly went from a dusty outpost to the gambling capital…
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15 vintage photos from Las Vegas' past
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Las Vegas Sands: Capitulation Here Or Near

Owning it: I have been following the shares of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) for five years, for any number of reasons that most investors share with me. It is the global leader of the gaming industry, having been built from the Las Vegas legacy of the original Sands, home of the famous Rat Pack of Frank Sinatra, and decades later, its extension to…
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Las Vegas Sands: Capitulation Here Or Near
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6 Best Movies Set In Las Vegas

A trip to Las Vegas would be nice, sure, but the time, money, and energy it requires mean that hopping on a plane to Sin City isn't always an option. Thankfully, there are a bunch of other ways to experience the city that never sleeps, right from your own home. You can get dressed up and play the Rat Pack's biggest hits or try your hand at the…
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Las Vegas Strip Brings Back Huge Rock Legend

The Las Vegas Strip has historically hosted the biggest stars in music since the early 1960s, with residencies by Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack and Elvis Presley in the'60s, to more recent performers, including Celine Dion, Elton John, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Cher and Bette Midler. Residencies by big name performers are important to the…
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Frank Sinatra slot machines coming to three California casinos

Gaming News 7 September 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Agua Caliente Casinos, a tri-property portfolio of casino, resort and entertainment destinations in the Greater Palm Springs area will be the first in California to offer the Sinatra Landmark 7000 Wheel, a slot machine inspired by classic pop legend Frank Sinatra and designed by Light & Wonder, Inc.,…
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Big Event Heads to Downtown Las Vegas, Not the Las Vegas Strip

Though it might not have quite the same reputation as New York, Los Angeles or Atlanta, Las Vegas has always been one of America's foremost music cities. After all, one of the iconic images of Vegas in the public imagination are of Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack kicking around casinos. When Vegas was building its reputation as one of…
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Big Event Heads to Downtown Las Vegas, Not the Las Vegas Strip
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s says it will close purchase of Tropicana Las Vegas next month

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz More than a year after announcing a deal…
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Shag Brings A Four Martini Lunch To The Palms Resort Casino

Josh Agle, the artist most commonly known as Shag, debuted his latest whimsical mid-century rendering of The Four Martini Lunch at a reception in the new Shag store at the recently reopened Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas last week. "The four martini lunch is just taking it to the extreme," the painter and designer told L.A. Weekly at his latest…
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Shag Brings A Four Martini Lunch To The Palms Resort Casino
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1, 2, 3: Sahara Las Vegas

This year marks 70 years that the northeast corner of Sahara and Las Vegas Boulevard has welcomed guests, although Sahara Las Vegas has changed names, owners and design throughout the years. It opened in 1952 as Sahara, hosting stars like The Rat Pack and The Beatles. In 2014 it rebranded as SLS Las Vegas, but by 2019 had been sold and the storied…
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1, 2, 3: Sahara Las Vegas
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Elvis, Rat Pack, casinos: Southern Nevada's largest archive turns 75 with 75 of its most iconic images

Las Vegas is regularly knocked for ignoring its history. But tell that to the Las Vegas News Bureau. It's said to be the largest archive of media about Southern Nevada. With more than 7 million photos and thousands of other media items, it tells the story of Las Vegas, from its largest events to its biggest performers. This year the bureau turns…
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Elvis, Rat Pack, casinos: Southern Nevada's largest archive turns 75 with 75 of its most iconic images
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'The Rat Pack is Back' gives those vintage Las Vegas vibes

Who doesn't love the Rat Pack era of Las Vegas? Whether it's the movie Ocean's 11, in which Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. rob five different casinos in one night, or those performances at the Sands Hotel, the suit-clad gang, which always stressed having fun with a drink in your hand, has crystallized a moment in time that remains…
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'The Rat Pack is Back' gives those vintage Las Vegas vibes
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A Las Vegas Strip Icon (and an Iconic Casino) Near Their Final Days

Every Las Vegas icon someday falls. Sometimes a classic casino or attraction meets a spectacular end -- with an implosion as a sort of a grand send-off. In other cases, a property falls into disrepair only to be quietly shuttered until a new owner comes around. The Las Vegas Strip has seen legendary names go away and new ones arise from their…
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A Las Vegas Strip Icon (and an Iconic Casino) Near Their Final Days
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Top Five Reasons To Visit Las Vegas

Since the 1940s, Las Vegas has worked its way to becoming one of the world's most iconic casino capitals. With over 232 casinos in Clark Country, Nevada, and 60 of these standing proudly on the Las Vegas Strip, it's no wonder that billions of visitors flock to Sin City each year to take in the bright lights and Hollywood glamour Vegas is famous…
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Top Five Reasons To Visit Las Vegas
Casino City Times

This Week in Gambling: New York online casinos and Michigan online poker

This week's gambling news is all about Michigan online poker as the state has joined the U.S. Interstate Poker Pact. Plus, an update on what's happening with New York online casinos and poker. There's even news on the Mirage Volcano in Las Vegas. Last month we told you that Michigan online poker could become part of a larger poker compact that…
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The Nevada Independent

Indy Gaming: Nevada casino regulators call cryptocurrency a ‘complex’ topic

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz Volatile pricing fluctuations that can…
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Indy Gaming: Nevada casino regulators call cryptocurrency a ‘complex’ topic
Film Threat

Counting Down the Top 10 Gambling Movies of All Time

There are many choices which you need to make when you watch a movie. Some could argue that it's quite the gamble. You have to factor in how long the movie is and whether it's worth your time. You have to assess if this movie has the right combination of factors that surpass your expectations and keep you entertained for the entirety of the movie.…
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Counting Down the Top 10 Gambling Movies of All Time
The Street

Caesars Brings Iconic Brand to the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas has a lot of legends. It's hard to imagine that Wayne Newton or Carrot Top would reach iconic superstar status anywhere else. The city also boasts lots of legendary names, like Frank Sinatra, the Rat Pack, and less-savory characters like Bugsy Siegel. Sin City also has its share of icons that aren't people. Some of those come and go, like…
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Caesars Brings Iconic Brand to the Las Vegas Strip
The Street

Support Grows to Save a Las Vegas Strip Icon Set for Demolition

Las Vegas icons come and go. Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack -- once synonymous with the Las Vegas Strip -- have become relics of the past, fondly remembered by many but most certainly not the type of entertainment Sin City offers today. Perhaps DJs like Tiesto Zedd, and Calvin Harris who entertain huge crowds as resident DJs on the Strip now will…
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Support Grows to Save a Las Vegas Strip Icon Set for Demolition
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Celebrities Who Are Into Gambling

You could only go to a casino or a gambling establishment to gamble at one time. However, now you can practice gambling on your computer and cell phone. The online method helps relieve the effort and expense of going to the casino. Many people may want to visit the casinos and may have the money to spend there, while the celebrities have money but…
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Celebrities Who Are Into Gambling
Food And Beverage Magazine

The Plaza Hotel & Casino announces opening of The Sand Dollar Lounge Downtown

The Plaza Hotel & Casino is excited to announce that live music and craft cocktail venue The Sand Dollar Lounge will be rocking the casino floor beginning early May 2022. The iconic local Las Vegas bar will offer free nightly entertainment from local bands and national headliners accompanied by original handcrafted cocktails, pizza, and pool.…
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The Plaza Hotel & Casino announces opening of The Sand Dollar Lounge Downtown
Your Big Sky

Highest paid residencies from Las Vegas history

Lady Gaga. Cher. Bruno Mars. Diana Ross. Usher. Bette Midler. Concert headliners have been bringing Vegas audiences to their feet since Liberace debuted at Hotel Last Frontier in 1944. With Liberace's success, Vegas saw a formula they could bank on. Crowds were as hyped about live performances as they were gambling at casinos. Soon to follow on…
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Highest paid residencies from Las Vegas history
The Golf Wire

HISTORIC LAS VEGAS NATIONAL OFFERS MORE THAN A MEMORABLE ROUND OF GOLF

LAS VEGAS, NV - The next time you are looking for an enjoyable and memorable golf experience in Las Vegas, consider the golf course that carries the town's name - Las Vegas National. And while you are at it, build in some time to take in the history of not only this 60-year-old track, but also of Vegas golf in general, as the Las Vegas Golf Hall of…
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HISTORIC LAS VEGAS NATIONAL OFFERS MORE THAN A MEMORABLE ROUND OF GOLF
Vegas Inc

Even before 'What Happens Here,' Vegas always understood how to market itself

What happens here, stays here, except when it's in a TV commercial, or on social media, or the subject of a film. That slogan has become legendary and ubiquitous since it began two decades ago as part of a "Vegas Stories" advertising campaign. Few remember "Vegas Stories," or much of the marketing of Las Vegas that came before, but the area has a…
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Even before 'What Happens Here,' Vegas always understood how to market itself
Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Frank Sinatra Lost Teeth in a Casino Brawl After a Hit by a ‘High-Ranking Mobster’

Frank Sinatra was a prominent figure in Las Vegas history, so much so that casinos would give him free chips when he visited. When management changed, and his perks ended, Sinatra was not happy. According to one of his friends, the star threw a fit when he could not have the casino privileges afforded to him as they were before. The management was…
Sports
Frank Sinatra Lost Teeth in a Casino Brawl After a Hit by a ‘High-Ranking Mobster’
Review Journal

Where to get meatballs in Las Vegas for National Meatball Day

Welcome to National Meatball Day, one of the most familiar - if not jubilant - of all the newfangled food-themed holidays, especially for lovers of Italian-American flavors. Here's a heaping platter of places to enjoy the savory (and usually saucy) morsels in Southern Nevada. 90 Ninety Bar+ Grill in the Suncoast Hotel & Casino features an order of…
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Where to get meatballs in Las Vegas for National Meatball Day
Film Threat

Best Gambling Movies You Need to See at Least Once in Your Life

Want to bet with us which is the best casino movie? Watching a good gambling movie, fantasy or reality, is one of the favorite breaks any self-respecting gambler takes. Las Vegas and Monte Carlo casinos were the best movie material. Bright lights, elegant outfits, beautiful and intriguing women, ambitions, deceit, murder, friendships, joys,…
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Best Gambling Movies You Need to See at Least Once in Your Life
Star Advertiser

Some Vegas Strip casinos to get new facades, familiar names

LAS VEGAS >> Some shuffling among owners could result in rebranding, demolition, reconstruction and the addition of familiar names at some of the Las Vegas Strip's most iconic properties. Caesars Entertainment Inc., owner of the venerable Bally's Las Vegas, announced this week that it plans to rename its heart-of-the-Strip towers the Horseshoe Las…
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Some Vegas Strip casinos to get new facades, familiar names
Film Ink

The 7 Best Ever Casino Movies

There are hundreds or maybe even thousands of films about gambling due to the many twists and turns that can shape beautiful stories. However, we have curated and picked seven that we consider make up the most outstanding casino movies list. We consider them the best casino movies. They may be a bit out of line with what some may think should be or…
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The 7 Best Ever Casino Movies
Entertainment Focus

The Most Iconic Music Acts to Headline Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known as the entertainment capital of the world and has played host to some of the biggest music acts of all time. Continue below as we look more closely at the most iconic music acts to headline Las Vegas. There is one man who has to kick things off and his name is Frank Sinatra. When people think of Las Vegas, they still think…
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The Most Iconic Music Acts to Headline Las Vegas
Fox 5 Vegas

Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas celebrates 116th anniversary

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A casino in downtown Las Vegas is celebrating its 116th anniversary. According to a news release, Las Vegas' original hotel, the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, is celebrating 116 years of operation on Thursday, Jan. 16. The property originally opened on One Fremont Street as Hotel Nevada. According to Golden Gate, the property's…
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Top 3 Movies From the 2000s Set in Las Vegas

Hundreds of movies have been set in Las Vegas over the years, many of which have reached iconic status. Since the turn of the century, we have seen over 50 different movies released that have been set in Las Vegas and below you will find the top 3 moves from the 2000s set in the gaming mecca. We begin in 2001 and one of the most popular movies ever…
Movies
Top 3 Movies From the 2000s Set in Las Vegas
Fox 5 Vegas

Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas to celebrate 116th anniversary on Thursday

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A casino in downtown Las Vegas will celebrate its 116th anniversary this week. According to a news release, Las Vegas' original hotel, the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, will celebrate 116 years of operation on Thursday, Jan. 16. The property originally opened on One Fremont Street as Hotel Nevada. According to Golden Gate, the…
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