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Football parties pack ‘em in at sports books, showrooms


Updated on  September 22, 2017 at 7:27 pm
With football season comes the usual batch of football bashes in Las Vegas. On weekends, the casino sports books are packed with all the games showing on the big screens. Read More

Las Vegas monorail extension in the works


Updated on  September 15, 2017 at 7:43 pm
When will the monorail connect to the airport? Maybe sooner than later. The Las Vegas Monorail Co. has quietly purchased a 0.9-acre parcel of land at Reno Avenue across from Mandalay Bay for $2.5 million. Read More

Troubled Fontainebleau finally sells for $600M

At long last, the Fontainebleau has been sold. The hulking blue building on the north end of the Strip was sold to two real estate investment companies for $600 million. Read More
 

Station Casinos headed for more renovations

Station Casinos has announced a second round of upgrades for Palace Station, a favorite casino of local residents located on Sahara Avenue a mile west of the Strip. Read More

Downtown Grand will add an 8-story tower, 495 rooms


Updated on  August 6, 2017 at 1:12 am
The Downtown Grand has been given approval to build an eight-story hotel tower on the east side of the property where the valet is currently located. The DG’s third tower will add 495 rooms, nearly doubling the resort’s current count for a total of 1,124. Read More

New Jersey pro is the new World Series of Poker champ


Updated on  July 30, 2017 at 7:04 pm
Scott Blumstein, a professional poker player from New Jersey, emerged from a starting field of 7,221 to become the new World Series of Poker Main Event champion and take down a first prize of $8.15 million. Read More
 

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

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