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New sports book opens in downtown Las Vegas


    Tourists takes photos with the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign on the Strip.

The second of two new sports books from Circa Sports has opened in downtown Las Vegas at the D. Located on the second floor of the casino where the previous sports book stood, it features an expanded viewing wall and a design that incorporates the renovated Vue Bar. The D’s sports book follows the first Circa sports book that opened at the Golden Gate earlier this month.

The two are considered the opening acts for what’s being touted as the biggest sports book in the world, planned for the Circa casino scheduled to open downtown in December 2020.

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