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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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9 reasons you won't recognize Las Vegas on your next trip
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Las Vegas casino was imploded years ago, but no word if new resort will be built

When the New Frontier was imploded in 2007, the spectacle featured a fireworks show, cheering onlookers and a chanted countdown to the resort's destruction. Approaching 17 years later, the Strip property is still waiting for a new resort to take shape - and there's no telling when that might happen. Casino operator Wynn Resorts, which acquired the…
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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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One Mob-Era Casino Closes, Another Offers Old Vegas Prices
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens

High-flying illegal bookmaker Matt Bowyer, who sources say enjoyed high-roller privileges at Resorts World Las Vegas, surfaced this week as a key figure in a multimillion-dollar betting scandal involving the former interpreter of Los Angeles Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani. For those following the trial and travails of ousted Resorts World Las…
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens
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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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Nix investigation, Sibella prosecution reveal another of Las Vegas’ dirty little secrets

He's getting whacked with unflattering headlines and has been bounced from the gaming industry that has made him wealthy, but I imagine ousted casino executive and diehard Vegas guy Scott Sibella is feeling a sense of relief these days. Barring some surprises, the worst of his troubles may be over. Officially, he faces up to five years in prison…
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'More in '24': Behind the New Year's fireworks show on the Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The countdown for one of Las Vegas's biggest parties is underway. Crews worked tirelessly to ensure everything was ready for the big party. Thousands of electrical circuits have been programmed to launch quickly and precisely, delivering an intricate, choreographed sequence from the nine Las Vegas Strip locations. Each circuit…
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'More in '24': Behind the New Year's fireworks show on the Las Vegas Strip
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Las Vegas Shares Rules and Restrictions for New Year's Celebration, Reminds People to be Safe and Vigilant

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

Las Vegas (KSNV) - It's America's party time! Once again, the Las Vegas Strip will be launching fireworks from nine casinos, including the newly opened Fontainebleau Hotel. Other casinos include: MGM Grand Hotel and Casino ARIA Resort and Casino Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Caesars Palace Treasure Island Las Vegas The Venetian Resort Las…
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Things to do: New Years happenings in Las Vegas
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Ring in 2024 at these events across Las Vegas valley

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Are you ready to ring in the new year? Here is a list of New Year's Eve celebrations across the Las Vegas valley. To celebrate the new year and Downtown Grand's 10th anniversary, the hotel & casino is throwing a New Year's Eve bash on Sunday, Dec. 31. The bash will have DJs, a champagne toast, a chance to win $1000000 cash, and a…
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Ring in 2024 at these events across Las Vegas valley
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Amazingly dazzling ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas in 2023

Also known as Tinseltown or Hollywood, Las Vegas brims with glitz and glamor. Some unforgettable adventures to savor in Las Vegas. Amongst the Americans, it is termed as the epicenter of parties. From casinos to nightclubs to some yummy lip-smacking meals, Las Vegas is a brilliant place to be on New Year's Eve of 2023. There are multiple resorts on…
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Las Vegas officials announce New Year's Eve, 'America's Party 2024' plans

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

Las Vegas is a destination to win big (or lose even more). If you are planning a trip to Sin City, you'll want to keep in mind the casinos with the highest and lowest chances of hitting the jackpot. To determine the luckiest and unluckiest casinos on the Strip, Casino.org researched Tripadvisor reviews of the 15 most popular Las Vegas casinos.…
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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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Las Vegas Strip resort casino sets a bizarre record

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

Las Vegas is a big place to win-or lose a significant amount of your personal wealth. In addition to the Sphere, Formula 1 races, and iconic residencies, the big draw of the ever-expanding city is still gambling. The Strip is filled with casinos offering slot machines, blackjack, poker, and plenty of other inventive ways to game. But which places…
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Luckiest Las Vegas Casinos, Ranked According to Tripadvisor Reviews
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The Luckiest Casinos in Vegas, According to Tripadvisor Reviews

Las Vegas is the global hub for 24/7 entertainment with an endless variety of experiences, from thrilling F1 events to star-studded shows and concerts. Yet, the city is undeniably famous for its casinos, an integral aspect of the adult playground that is Las Vegas. From the flashing lights of slot machines to poker faces in high-stake games, the…
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The Luckiest Casinos in Vegas, According to Tripadvisor Reviews
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Take up to 40% off Resorts World Las Vegas this New Year's Eve

There are few better places to spend your New Year's Eve than Las Vegas. A glittery wonderland of shows, shops, clubs, casinos and much more to ring in 2024 - it doesn't get much better than that. The only thing that could get in the way of your fun is the expense but luckily three of the hottest resorts on the strip are offering an incredible…
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Take up to 40% off Resorts World Las Vegas this New Year's Eve
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F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix: Opening ceremony, red carpet, casino involvement, and more

When Formula 1 announced the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, one thing was immediately clear. It was going to be an event. And corporate sponsors, casinos, and the teams themselves are getting in on the action. Here is just a sampling of the incredible events and packages being put together for the first-ever Las Vegas Grand Prix. If we know one…
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F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix: Opening ceremony, red carpet, casino involvement, and more
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Resorts World Las Vegas faces accusations of permitting illegal gamblers in new lawsuit

A federal lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Nevada accusing the former top executive of Resorts World Las Vegas of ignoring information that felons were illegally gambling at its casino. Robert "RJ" Cipriani seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages in the lawsuit filed Monday by California attorney Marshall Cole. The…
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Resorts World Las Vegas faces accusations of permitting illegal gamblers in new lawsuit
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Cipriani Sues Scott Sibella And Resorts World Las Vegas

One player's long-running battle with Resorts World Las Vegas came to a new level on October 9, as a legal action was submitted in U.S. District Court charging the firm and its previous chairman of lack of care and imposition of emotional distress due to its failure to stop the well-known swindlers and people sentenced for gambling-related offences…
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Cipriani Sues Scott Sibella And Resorts World Las Vegas
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Las Vegas Strip's Fashion Show Mall will add a casino

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

Resorts World Las Vegas and Junior's Restaurant and Bakery have announced that Junior's, the renowned New York restaurant known for its cheesecake, will open its first West Coast location inside the hotel and casino later this fall. This will mark the brand's sixth US location, which will offer a full-service breakfast, lunch, dinner, late-night…
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Junior’s to add first West Coast location in Las Vegas
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Resorts World Casino Exec Axed As Las Vegas Gambling Scandal Widens

A federal law enforcement investigation into Las Vegas casino employees has reportedly led to the ouster of Resorts World COO and President Scott Sibella. The company noted that he'd been fired for "failing to disclose certain information required under company policies" after details involving his previous work as an MGM Resorts executive have…
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Resorts World Casino Exec Axed As Las Vegas Gambling Scandal Widens
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Resorts World Las Vegas gets new CEO; Scott Sibella out

Scott Sibella, the president of Resorts World Las Vegas since before the Strip resort opened its doors in June 2021, has departed as the resort's top officer for violating company policies. Chief Financial Officer Peter LaVoie on Friday was named the new CEO for the 3500-room resort operated by Malaysia-based Genting Berhad. Sibella spent eight…
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Resorts World Las Vegas gets new CEO; Scott Sibella out
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Resorts World Las Vegas president Scott Sibella sacked

The Genting Group-owned casino added senior vice-president and chief financial officer Peter LaVoie will take over as president following Sibella's departure. "Peter's extensive experience and expertise make him the right person to lead Resorts World Las Vegas through this transition," the spokesperson said. Sibella has acted as president of the…
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Resorts World Las Vegas president Scott Sibella sacked
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Sibella out as CEO of Resorts World Las Vegas, replaced by the property’s CFO

The CEO was cleared by gaming regulators in February after an investigation into possible wrongdoing. Now Resorts World says Sibella violated company policies. Resorts World Las Vegas President Scott Sibella, who took the helm of the unfinished Strip property in 2019 and helped steer the long-stalled $4.3 billion project to its June 2021 opening,…
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Sibella out as CEO of Resorts World Las Vegas, replaced by the property’s CFO
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Cyberattack on MGM Resorts knocks out casino operations and computer systems company wide

Most slot machines were offline in MGM's Strip casinos Monday, while customers had to wait for payouts from attendants. Arizona resident John Hass checked out of his room at New York-New York Monday morning and walked over to Excalibur to play the slot machines before heading to the airport for his afternoon flight to Tucson. He was told a computer…
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Cyberattack on MGM Resorts knocks out casino operations and computer systems company wide
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Las Vegas Strip adds NFL-themed slot machines

You can't commit a violent crime - the Strip isn't "The Purge". But you can indulge in pretty much every way imaginable. Las Vegas caters to people looking for pleasure and excess. Most of the seven deadly sins can be easily indulged on the Las Vegas Strip. Gluttony comes easy in an area that's filled with high-profile restaurants and celebrity…
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Las Vegas Strip adds NFL-themed slot machines
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‘Competitive socializing’ taking over Las Vegas retail

The biggest buzzword in retail real estate right now is actually two words, a Las Vegas Valley broker said. " 'Competitive socializing' is a huge part of experiential retail," said Areeba Moten, senior associate for Colliers International and moderator of the Southern Nevada chapter of NAIOP's panel on experiential retail held at the Orleans…
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‘Competitive socializing’ taking over Las Vegas retail
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How Many Casinos Are in Las Vegas 2022

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

Stardust Casino, located at 3000 Las Vegas Boulevard South, was a legendary casino and resort that played a significant role in the history of Las Vegas. Known for its glitz, glamour, and high-stakes gambling, Stardust Casino became an iconic landmark on the famous Las Vegas Strip. The foundation of Stardust Casino dates back to 1954 when Tony…
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Four Charged In $200K Las Vegas Dice Scheme

Four people have been accused of cheating over several days at a Las Vegas Strip casino. According to a report from KLAS, a dice-sliding scheme at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas resulted in more than $200000 in ill-gotten gains. The Nevada Gaming Control Board uncovered the scheme. For some reason, the news just broke. The scheme happened way back…
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Four Charged In $200K Las Vegas Dice Scheme
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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup

Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news and new partnerships. Read on and get updated. Location identity company Incognia announced its entrance into the regulated US gaming market with the launch of its integrated…
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Nevada casino industry responsible for 386K jobs, $90B economic impact

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

New York's Nassau County signed a preliminary 99-year lease agreement with Las Vegas Sands Corp. for use of its 80-acre Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum site for development of an integrated resort with a casino on Long Island. In a news conference in New York on Wednesday, Sands Chairman and CEO Rob Goldstein and Nassau County Executive Bruce…
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Las Vegas Sands signs deal for NY casino resort site
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VEGAS CASINO SUED OVER FTSA IN FL: So, What Happens In Vegas Doesn’t Stay In Vegas?

Hey TCPA World! Did you know the FTSA reaches outside of Florida and across to Las Vegas?? So, in Campodonico v. Resorts World Las Vegas, No. 23:CV-21381, Plaintiff Ricardo Campodonico sued Resorts World Las Vegas LLC alleging a violation of the FTSA. Plaintiff alleges that between May 2022 and January 2023, he received numerous texts from Resorts…
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VEGAS CASINO SUED OVER FTSA IN FL: So, What Happens In Vegas Doesn’t Stay In Vegas?
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Las Vegas is no longer a ‘value destination.’ But visitors keep coming

I always get a chuckle out of hearing longtime Las Vegas residents yearning for the days when the mob ran the city's casinos instead of corporations. Sure, it's disappointing to see the long list of perks that bring customers to resorts continually eroding. But at least you don't have to worry about being buried in a hole in the desert. Several…
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Las Vegas is no longer a ‘value destination.’ But visitors keep coming
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6 Las Vegas Facts That Sound False But Are Actually True!

It's the most famous city in all of poker. Home to 60 major casinos and over 150000 hotel rooms Las Vegas is a destination on the bucket lists of poker fans and players alike. The 2023 World Series of Poker is now less than three months away, and with many people planning their trips, booking their hotels, and getting ready for a summer in Sin…
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6 Las Vegas Facts That Sound False But Are Actually True!
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North Las Vegas Strip showing more signs of life; developers buy land for $125M

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

Developers Brett Torino and Paul Kanavos have teamed up to build retail projects in the heart of the Strip, bringing shopping and dining outposts to a section jammed with tourists. Now they're looking to expand to the northern edge of Las Vegas' famed casino corridor - a quieter area that's been seeing more action. The Las Vegas Convention and…
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Developers look to north Las Vegas Strip for expansion
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Las Vegas Food Hall Trend Fills a Niche

The Las Vegas hospitality sector's propensity for invention - and more importantly, reinvention - certainly helps to drive about 40 million annual visitors to the city. And the cutthroat competition on the Strip not only ensures a nonstop parade of new and upgraded accommodations, shows, and attractions; but it has also turned Sin City into a…
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Indy Gaming: Expanded multi-state online gaming may not benefit Nevada

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 inclusion of Michigan into the…
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Indy Gaming: Expanded multi-state online gaming may not benefit Nevada
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Oakland A's stadium saga continues with court battles and Vegas casino support

As the Oakland Athletics stadium saga continues, some prominent voices in Vegas are throwing their weight behind potential relocation to Nevada. This support comes as the A's are back in court over the proposed Howard Terminal site in Oakland and the Las Vegas site hunt has been narrowed down to Tropicana on the Las Vegas Strip. Mick Akers of…
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Oakland A's stadium saga continues with court battles and Vegas casino support
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Another Food Hall Opens in Las Vegas

Yet another casino is getting in on Las Vegas' food hall boom. In fall of 2023, the new Durango Casino will open along with a 25000-square-foot culinary venue, the Eat Your Heart Out food hall. The new food hall will introduce 11 food venues from Las Vegas and beyond inside a modern and greenery-filled space at the off-Strip Station Casinos brand…
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Another Food Hall Opens in Las Vegas
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A’s get ‘full support’ from Las Vegas casinos

If the Oakland Athletics relocate to Las Vegas, north Strip and downtown resort operators would strongly support the team building a $1 billion ballpark in their area. Resorts World Las Vegas President Scott Sibella confirmed that he and hotel owners from the north Strip and downtown Las Vegas met with A's brass Wednesday. They discussed the…
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A’s get ‘full support’ from Las Vegas casinos
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Improbable Las Vegas Strip Casino Project Gets Good News

Not every idea planned or even announced for the Las Vegas Strip ends up getting built. Some never even get past the talking stage because it takes billions to actually build something on Sin City's iconic 4.2-mile stretch of road. The high price tag means that some projects get announced as a way to make it easier to raise money to actually build…
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Las Vegas Strip Welcomes Back Two Major Headliners

On the Las Vegas Strip, some headliners find a home at a resort casino and stay there for an astonishingly long time. Comedic magicians Penn & Teller have been in residence at Caesars Entertainment's (COZIF) Rio since 2001. That makes them the Las Vegas act that kept the same home the longest, but they're not the only performers with a long history…
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Las Vegas Strip Welcomes Back Two Major Headliners
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build Long Island casino resort

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is proposing to build a multibillion-dollar resort on Long Island, New York, as part of a bid for one of three downstate New York casino licenses. Las Vegas Sands said Thursday it has entered into agreements to purchase the long-term lease of the site that's currently home to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The…
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build Long Island casino resort
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Las Vegas' New Year's Eve Road Closures

Let's get ready to party! Officials expect over 400000 visitors to converge on the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown's Fremont Street Experience to ring in 2023, and you can expect road closures in advance of the giant parties. The Las Vegas Metro Police Department will have extra personnel on duty to handle road closures and to make sure visitors can…
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Las Vegas' New Year's Eve Road Closures
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Lottery, iGaming shunned in Nevada

Nevada prides itself in having the most experienced gaming operators and regulators in the world. But there are at least two categories the state not only doesn't lead, but doesn't participate in. Internet gambling, or iGaming, is barely on Nevada's radar, even though six states already have legalized and launched it while a handful of others are…
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Lottery, iGaming shunned in Nevada
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Nevada lacks an appetite for state lottery, online gaming

Nevada prides itself in having the most experienced gaming operators and regulators in the world. But there are at least two categories the state not only doesn't lead, but doesn't participate in. Internet gambling, or iGaming, is barely on Nevada's radar, even though six states already have legalized and launched it while a handful of others are…
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Nevada lacks an appetite for state lottery, online gaming
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PHOTOS: 'Tis the season for holiday cheer on the Las Vegas Strip

Holiday decor has blanketed the Las Vegas Strip, providing a warm and festive feel in the desert. Walking through the resort corridor showcases the spirit of the holidays with glitter lights, oversized ornaments and a two-story-tall faux gingerbread house. For years, my wife and I have gone down to see the annual holiday display at the Bellagio's…
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PHOTOS: 'Tis the season for holiday cheer on the Las Vegas Strip
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Proper Eats Food Hall Opens on the Strip, Replacing a Casino Buffet

The Proper Eats Food Hall is now open in the space where the Buffet at Aria used to be located. The new food hall inside the Aria Resort and Casino is home to nine new eateries that offer everything from breakfast sandwiches and smoked salmon to Korean fried chicken and Steve Aoki's pizza. Proper Eats is the fourth food hall on the Strip, joining…
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Proper Eats Food Hall Opens on the Strip, Replacing a Casino Buffet
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How To Find Last-Minute, Cheap Las Vegas Hotels For New Year's Eve

Finding a Las Vegas hotel room when you planned a trip at the spur of the moment can be a difficult task. Add a major holiday - like New Year's Eve - and this task becomes nearly impossible. Traveling has been another victim of inflation with the cost of accommodation, food and activities rising alongside the rest of the goods and services in the…
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How To Find Last-Minute, Cheap Las Vegas Hotels For New Year's Eve
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New Year's Eve Las Vegas Style: Where To Go And Party

New Year's Eve Las Vegas style is the epitome of glitz, glamour and glorious extravagance. Like the East Coast's legendary "Ball Drop" in New York City's Time Square, Las Vegas has its own iconic NYE celebrations that attract people from across the globe. From the plethora of special shows, concerts and performances happening throughout New Years…
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New Year's Eve Las Vegas Style: Where To Go And Party
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Parx Casino launches cashless payment with Sightline

Parx Casino has become the latest pioneer in the delivery of player-focused solutions that will help the property optimize the way visitors experience its gaming floor through the addition of cashless payment options delivered by Sightline. The partnership also sees Light & Wonder participate through its advanced cross-platform gaming solution and…
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Parx Casino launches cashless payment with Sightline
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Mirage Closing, Caesars Flops: 2022’s Top Las Vegas Strip Stories

The Las Vegas Strip kicked off the year by hosting CES, the big tech conference long-known as the Consumer Electronics Show, which was expected to be somewhat close to normal after being virtual the year before. But it ended up as a shell of itself due to the Omicron variant of covid. Instead of Sin City's grand return, the event saw mostly empty…
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Resorts World Las Vegas Expands Cashless Gaming Offerings

Resorts World Las Vegas hotel-casino is proving to be at the forefront of cashless gaming technology. Resorts World Las Vegas has partnered with Sightline Payments, one of the most innovative providers in this area. On Thursday, December 1, 2022, they further strengthened their collaboration. As a result, the Strip's gaming establishment just…
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Las Vegas Strip Casinos Face Added Pressure to Ban a Popular Vice

Few people go to Las Vegas to have a nice, clean, healthy vacation where they pass on rich foods, alcohol, and other vices. In general, you book a Las Vegas Strip vacation (or business trip) to let your hair down a bit and indulge more than you do at home. The city has been dubbed "Sin City" because a Vegas vacation allows people to indulge in ways…
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Las Vegas casino adds remote identity verification, biometric authentication and digital wallet payment for contactless gaming

Gamblers visiting Resorts World Las Vegas can now register, verify their identity, join a loyalty program and upload funds to a dedicated digital wallet before they arrive at the resort, and will no longer have to confirm their identity with casino staff prior to purchasing gambling chips and placing contactless cashless bets at slot machines…
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Las Vegas casino adds remote identity verification, biometric authentication and digital wallet payment for contactless gaming
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Las Vegas at Christmas

Las Vegas is known for its bright lights and over-the-top décor. During the holiday season, Vegas truly ups the ante when it comes to transforming into a festive winter wonderland! Here's what's happening on the Ninth Island this holiday season. Starting with The Strip, the Bellagio Conservatory has switched from their fall theme to their Christmas…
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Las Vegas at Christmas
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New Las Vegas Strip Casino Offers Something Caesars, MGM Don't

Resorts World Las Vegas wants to crash the party and change the focus of the Las Vegas Strip. At the moment, the gleaming, massive new resort sort of sits as an island on the North Strip. It's not far from Circus Circus and the new Fontainebleau, which will open in 2023, sits close by as well, but right now, Resorts World exists as an oasis on an…
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Man robs Resorts World casino on Las Vegas Strip, leaves in taxi, sources say

A man took a taxi to Resorts World on the Las Vegas Strip, robbed the casino and then left in the cab with an undisclosed amount of money, sources confirmed to KTLA sister station KLAS on Thursday. The robbery occurred Wednesday morning around 2 a.m. at one of the casino's cages, sources said. No information about the robbery has been publicly…
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The Las Vegas Strip Adds a Unique Tesla Experience

Las Vegas lets you live out nearly any (legal) fantasy. You can see pretty much any type of performance, eat anything from junk food to gourmet options from the world's most famous chefs, and gamble in any way imaginable. The Las Vegas Strip offers every possible way to indulge from any type of bar imaginable to legal marijuana possession…
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The Las Vegas Strip Adds a Unique Tesla Experience
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Resorts World Las Vegas becomes first to launch next generation of cashless

Resorts World Las Vegas and Sightline announced the launch of 2nd generation cashless technology ushering in an experience with unprecedented functionality, greatly enhancing the omnichannel consumer journey. The update includes remote identity verification and enrollment for loyalty and payments, biometric authentication, and a single "digital…
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Resorts World and Sightline Boost Cashless Offer in Las Vegas

Sightline Payments has been one of the most innovative tech providers for the land-based casino industry and Resorts World Las Vegas, one of the most forward-thinking properties in the adoption of cashless gaming technology and among the first partners for Sightline. Now, the pair is taking this collaboration a notch further through the…
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Resorts World Las Vegas Becomes 1st Resort to Launch Next Generation of Cashless

New functionalities include digital identity verification, single wallet and biometrics Resorts World Las Vegas and Sightline today announced the launch of 2nd generation cashless technology ushering in an experience with unprecedented functionality, greatly enhancing the omnichannel consumer journey. The update includes remote identity…
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Huge Las Vegas Strip Casino Project Moves Forward

For a long time the Las Vegas Strip referred mostly to the Caesars Entertainment (CZR) - Get Free Report and MGM Resorts (MGM) - Get Free Report properties on the South and Central Strip. Those two companies dominated by offering properties that appeal to every level of consumer. Caesars has value properties in Bally's and Flamingo, up to mid-tier…
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Another Huge Las Vegas Strip Casino/Hotel Project Moves Closer

Owning a Las Vegas Strip casino has become a bit like buying a professional sports franchise. There are only so many of them to go around and few ever come up on the open market, Many of the properties on the famed 4.2 mile stretch of road are owned by Caesars Entertainment (CZR) - Get Free Report and MGM Resorts International (MGM) - Get Free…
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Iconic Las Vegas Strip Casino Makes a Big Retro Change

Few people put Las Vegas on their list for family vacations. Sin City does have a lot of signs telling people to not abandon their kids, but it has few activities or events actually aimed at anyone under 21. Yes, you might see Mickey and Minnie Mouse or even Paw Patrol characters posing for pictures on the Las Vegas Strip, but those characters are…
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Unique New Las Vegas Strip Casino Faces a Problem

Building a resort/casino -- even one that's small compared to the megaresorts owned by Caesars Entertainment (CZR) - Get Free Report, MGM Resorts (MGM) - Get Free Report, and Wynn Resorts (WYNN) - Get Free Report -- involves enormous resources. Besides hundreds of millions of dollars of capital, a developer also needs a complicated array of permits…
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The Street

New Move Continues North Las Vegas Strip Casino Resurgence

The North section of the Las Vegas Strip used to be a semi-abandoned wasteland featuring lesser casino properties, motels, sketchy gift shops. You had The Strat, formerly The Stratosphere, sitting on the very northern tip of The Strip, essentially as a lone beacon of the glitz and glamour offered by the South and Central Strips dominated by Caesars…
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The Street

Caesars' Las Vegas Strip Failure Turns Into a Huge Win

Every inch of land on the Las Vegas Strip has become incredibly valuable. Recent sales have placed the value of a single acre at $10 million -- and that's land located on the less popular northern end of the Strip. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors recently approved the sale and licensed use of a ten-acre…
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The Street

Caesars Las Vegas Strip Failure Turns Into a Huge Win

Every inch of land on the Las Vegas Strip has become incredibly valuable. Recent sales have placed the value of a single acre at $10 million -- and that's land located on the less popular northern end of the Strip. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors recently approved the sale and licensed use of a ten-acre…
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Casino City Times

Las Vegas welcomes holiday decorations

Gaming News 21 November 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- There's no place like Las Vegas for the holidays, as festive decorations and jolly events usher in the celebratory season. Locally cherished and brand-new winter wonderland displays pop up throughout the destination, making Vegas an ideal spot to take in the sights and sounds of the holidays.AREA15 is…
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The Nevada Independent

Increased energy costs cut into Nevada casino company profits in Q3

Caesars Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg knew that during a recent earnings conference call he might field a question or two about how pricier utility expenses in Nevada sliced into the company's cash flow. After all, he had privately discussed the issue weeks earlier. Several analysts said he brought up high energy prices on the Strip during background…
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Increased energy costs cut into Nevada casino company profits in Q3
The Street

Las Vegas Strip Casinos Get a Big Win (Gamblers Beware)

The owners of the brand new Resorts World Las Vegas, the Genting Group, likely had mixed feelings about their $4.3 billion investment opening during the middle of a global pandemic. Resorts World, which sits on the North Strip, well away from Caesars Entertainment (CZR) - Get Free Report and MGM Resorts International (MGM) - Get Free…
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Snopes

Do Casinos Eschew Clocks on the Wall So You'll Keep Gambling?

Rumor has it that if you're gambling in a Las Vegas casino and need to keep track of the time, you better have brought your own time keeping device. Casino walls are kept clock-free so gamblers get lost in games, thus spending (and potentially losing) more money without burdensome time tracking getting in the way. Or so they say. We researched this…
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Do Casinos Eschew Clocks on the Wall So You'll Keep Gambling?
Casino City Times

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo hits Las Vegas

Gaming News 15 November 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- LAS VEGAS (NOVEMBER 14, 2022)A world-class lineup of country entertainment will roll through Las Vegas complementing the cowboy competition taking place at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on Thursday, 1 December to Saturday, 10 December. From Academy of Country Music Award winners and longtime…
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Vegas Inc

Head: Casino cage at Las Vegas resort is robbed

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 | 5:53 p.m. A Las Vegas Strip property's casino cage was robbed early Wednesday morning, the resort confirmed to the Sun. In a statement, officials with Resorts World said a lone individual approached the cage about 2 a.m. and demanded money. Metro Police was contacted and arrived in minutes, they said. No other details were…
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Albany Herald

New Las Vegas Strip Casino Reinvents a Sin City Staple

Everyone associates a few things with Las Vegas, but a major new casino player on the Strip has thrown out a classic to try something new. The covid pandemic literally stopped Las Vegas' growing momentum in its tracks. In February 2020, the city had just added the former Oakland Raiders and a number of new casino projects were in the works, with…
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New Las Vegas Strip Casino Reinvents a Sin City Staple
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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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The Street

Controversial Las Vegas Casino Operator Plans Huge Expansion

Las Vegas has become so much more than the Las Vegas Strip. Even as Caesars Entertainment (CZR), MGM Resorts (MGM), Wynn Resorts (WYNN), and new players including the massive Resorts World Las Vegas have continued to expand the Strip's offerings, a variety of other players have built downtown Las Vegas and other parts of the city into tourist…
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Vegas Inc

Some of Las Vegas' big gaming companies want a bite of the Big Apple

NEW YORK - With the latest edition of the New York Post in one hand and a beer in the other, George Miller fumbled for a betting slip he feared might have been blown away on a blustery day at a racetrack parking lot on the outskirts of New York City. A Long Island resident, Miller likes to come to the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens to play the…
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Some of Las Vegas' big gaming companies want a bite of the Big Apple
Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Casinos see best month ever in March, winning $5.3B nationally

Opening night of the Resorts World Las Vegas hotel-casino in Las Vegas on June 24, 2021.John Locher/AP ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Inflation may be soaring, supply chains remain snarled and the coronavirus just won't go away, but America's casinos are humming right along, recording the best month in their history in March. The American Gaming…
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8 News Now

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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WATE

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
World Casino News

August achievement for Nevada casinos

In the western American state of Nevada and aggregated gross gaming revenues for August reportedly surged by a little over 3.5% year-on-year to surpass the $1 billion threshold for an 18th consecutive month. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper citing official data from the Nevada Gaming Control Board,…
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August achievement for Nevada casinos
Casino City Times

Gronk family reunion in Las Vegas

Resorts World Las Vegas will host Rob Gronkowski's "Family Reunion" Saturday, 1 October through Sunday, 2 October. The weekend-long festivities will include various activities, a game-day viewing party and special merch drops for Gronk fans to join in on the fun with the Gronkowski family. The weekend will kick-off Saturday, 1 October at Zouk…
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Travelweek

Las Vegas' rebound in the Canadian market comes with new attractions and jackpot deals

VANCOUVER - Travel agents attending the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's'Vegas is Back' event last night were not only wined and dined at the luxury D/6 Bar & Lounge at Parq Vancouver, they also heard how Las Vegas is reshaping itself with new attractions and jackpot deals to get clients into airline seats. Air Canada Vacations is…
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Las Vegas' rebound in the Canadian market comes with new attractions and jackpot deals