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World Series of Poker is in full swing

Updated on  July 15, 2017 at 12:33 am
The Main Event of the 48th World Series of Poker is underway, drawing a field of 7,221 players, a 7.2 percent increase over last year’s 6,737. Read More

Downtown Vegas landmarks to make way for new resort

A schedule has been announced for the razing of downtown’s Las Vegas Club, Mermaids, and Girls of Glitter Gulch in preparation for the building of a new resort in that space. Read More

The stage is set at the Rio for World Series of Poker

While it might seem as though the latest World Series of Poker champion was crowned only last week (actually, it was in November), it’s already time to look for the next champ Read More

Construction to finally start on $4B Strip resort-casino

Updated on  May 29, 2017 at 7:38 pm
Updated information has been released regarding the timetable for building Resorts World Las Vegas, the 3,000-room hotel and casino planned for the north end of the Strip. Read More

Mob Museum expands turf, adds distillery

Updated on  April 15, 2017 at 9:04 pm
Downtown’s Mob Museum has announced plans for a $6.5 million expansion that will add several new exhibits. Read More

Show tickets run at $92.30 on average, priciest ever

Updated on  April 8, 2017 at 8:59 pm
Continuing a trend that has now prevailed for 21 out of the past 26 years, the average price of a ticket to a Las Vegas show costs more this year than last, and is now at an all-time high. Read More

NFL’s Raiders to hit Sin City before venue opens in 2020

Updated on  April 1, 2017 at 7:54 pm
The Raiders NFL franchise is moving to Las Vegas. By a vote of 31-1, NFL owners last month approved the Raiders’ request to move from Oakland to Las Vegas. Read More

College basketball tourney year’s biggest betting event

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 10:00 pm
Even bigger than the Super Bowl when considered as a single event, the March Madness college basketball tournament dominates the action in Las Vegas through April 3. Read More

Bank loans $650 million to construct Strip stadium

Bank of America has stepped in as the funding source for the proposed Strip stadium, pledging to provide the $650 million that was originally expected to come from LV Sands. Read More

Casinos raise resort fees along Strip

Both Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International have announced resort-fee increases that will take effect this month. Read More

Casinos begin courting millenials

Slowly but surely, Las Vegas casinos are making moves to attract young adults to areas outside of the nightclubs. Read More

Lucky Dragon is undergoing changes and will host VIPs

Updated on  February 18, 2017 at 6:54 pm
After just two months, changes and modifications are underway at the Lucky Dragon, located just off the north end of the Strip on West Sahara Avenue. Read More