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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

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