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Las Vegas slot machines: What are the most popular denominations?

First-time slot players may be overwhelmed with how advanced many modern slot machines are. The fruit machines are no longer just about several reels to line up - now there can be tens and dozens of paylines in a game. Learning about denominations is a good way to understand your bet at a slot machine. What are slot denominations? A denomination on…
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Las Vegas slot machines: What are the most popular denominations?
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Hungry for some White Castle? It’s now in Las Vegas! -Las Vegas Magazine

The word "slider" gets thrown around a lot these days, but only one chain can claim to have invented the term: White Castle, a chain whose small sandwiches consisting of 100 percent beef with onions and a pickle earned that term in 1921 because they were so easy to eat. And while the franchise has been around for more than a century, it only began…
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Hungry for some White Castle? It’s now in Las Vegas! -Las Vegas Magazine
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Las Vegas Lifts Nevada To Major Revenue Gains

Nevada's casino industry saw a significant jump in gaming revenue in April, led by major growth in the Las Vegas area. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported that the state's casinos saw revenue of more than $1.2 billion, almost a 7% increase compared to April 2023. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2023, through April 30, 2024) overall revenue has…
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Las Vegas Lifts Nevada To Major Revenue Gains
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Nevada gaming win in April surprises industry analysts

The earlier-than-usual arrival of Easter and the closure of the Tropicana apparently didn't hurt Nevada casinos in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a nearly 7 percent increase in gaming win statewide to $1.24 billion with an even larger 8.5 percent increase for Clark County. The increases came despite - or maybe because…
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April ups and downs as Nevada casinos report $1.24 billion win

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - As Aprils go, it was the best ever for Nevada casinos. But it was also the worst month for Las Vegas Strip casinos over the past year, numbers released Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show. Statewide, casinos posted a $1.24 billion win last month, and the Strip came in at just over half that total with $666 million.…
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April ups and downs as Nevada casinos report $1.24 billion win
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Casino Sues Las Vegas Formula 1 Race, Clark County

Not everyone is happy about how the Las Vegas Grand Prix Formula 1 race turned out. A group of businesses has said they incurred major financial losses because of construction and road closures associated with the November race, and now one is taking race officials and Clark County to court. Ellis Island casino, located just off the Strip east of…
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Highest-ever Nevada gaming win surprises industry analysts

The earlier-than-usual arrival of Easter and the closure of the Tropicana apparently didn't hurt Nevada casinos in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a nearly 7 percent increase in gaming win statewide to $1.24 billion with an even larger 8.5 percent increase for Clark County. The increases came despite - or maybe because…
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Highest-ever Nevada gaming win surprises industry analysts
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Guest hits record $1.2 million jackpot at casino in Nevada

The Golden Century Dragon Link slot machine where a guest hits record $1.2 million jackpot. (Photo courtesy: Peppermill Resort Spa Casino) RENO, Nev. (KRNV) - A lucky guest at Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Nevada hit a monumental $1206622 jackpot while playing the million-dollar Golden Century Dragon Link slot machine. The winning moment unfolded…
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Guest hits record $1.2 million jackpot at casino in Nevada
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Las Vegas Advisor: In an unexpected move, Mirage to close in July

It wasn't closing, until it was. After numerous proclamations that the Mirage would remain operating during the long transition to Hard Rock, it was announced last week that the entire casino will close on July 17. It's a significant development in that the opening of the Mirage in 1989 is credited with flipping the switch on the "new Las Vegas"…
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Las Vegas Advisor: In an unexpected move, Mirage to close in July
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Mandalay Bay Casino Cheating Alleged

A woman at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino faces six gambling-related cheating charges after allegedly conspiring with a dealer she was in a "relationship" with. Yuk Wong, 42, now faces five counts of cheating at a gambling game and one further charge of attempting or conspiring to cheat at a gambling game after a warrant for her arrest was issued…
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Mandalay Bay Casino Cheating Alleged
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Ellis Island Casino owners sue over 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix issues

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The owners of Ellis Island Casino are suing over last year's Las Vegas Grand Prix, alleging the traffic issues created by the Formula One race cost it millions of dollars in business. Three companies that collectively own Ellis Island filed the lawsuit in Clark County District Court last month, naming the Grand Prix and Clark…
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Eastside Cannery casino closed, business licenses still active

Operators of the Eastside Cannery can keep the shuttered casino closed for up to two more years without losing several business licenses, county officials said in approving a plan Tuesday. Clark County officials unanimously approved a request from Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming, the operators behind the Boulder Highway hotel-casino that's been closed…
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Eastside Cannery casino closed, business licenses still active
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F1 News: Casino Owners File Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Grand Prix

Ellis Island Casino has taken legal action against the organizers of the Las Vegas Grand Prix and Clark County, citing severe business disruptions due to event planning and execution. The lawsuit was filed in Clark County District Court, seeking compensatory and punitive damages. The casino's operators - a coalition involving three linked companies…
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F1 News: Casino Owners File Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Grand Prix
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Hotel-casino sues Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County over traffic issues

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A Las Vegas Strip-adjacent hotel-casino sued Las Vegas Grand Prix over the traffic issues caused by the race construction and event. Ellis Island, which is located near Koval Lane and Flamingo Road, on the circuit, is suing the race organizers and Clark County over the ongoing traffic issues. The property makes several…
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Hotel-casino sues Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County over traffic issues
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Ellis Island casino files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix

The owners of Ellis Island Casino filed a lawsuit late last month for monetary damages it said was caused by the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix. Filed in Clark County District Court on April 30, the lawsuit lists the Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County and the state of Nevada as defendants. Ellis Island is seeking financial compensation greater than…
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Off-Strip restaurant files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix

The owners of Ellis Island Casino filed a lawsuit late last month for monetary damages it said was caused by the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix. Filed in Clark County District Court on April 30, the lawsuit lists the Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County and the state of Nevada as defendants. Ellis Island is seeking financial compensation greater than…
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Off-Strip restaurant files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix
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Why is the Mirage hotel-casino closing in Las Vegas?

The days are numbered for the Mirage Hotel & Casino which opened its doors in 1989 as well as a new era of megaresorts in Sin City. Hard Rock International, which purchased the property from MGM Resorts International for $1.1 billion in 2022, announced that the iconic hotel will be shuttering on 17 July. After which the property will undergoing…
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Why is the Mirage hotel-casino closing in Las Vegas?
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Mirage closing date: What's next for the iconic Las Vegas hotel

An iconic Las Vegas resort that inspired the rise of mega-resorts on the Strip will close its doors to make way for a guitar-shaped hotel. The Mirage, which casino magnate Steve Wynn first opened in 1989, was influential not only for its massive number of guest rooms - 3044 rooms on 31 floors - but also for incorporating an anchor attraction that…
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Mirage closing date: What's next for the iconic Las Vegas hotel
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Moulin Rouge site to open for slot machine play for 1 day

You'll be able to play slot machines at the site of the Moulin Rouge next month if a recommendation from the Nevada Gaming Control Board is approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission. Control Board members on Wednesday recommended approval of a nonrestricted gaming license for slot machines only at the historic casino site at 840 W. Bonanza Road. The…
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Moulin Rouge site to open for slot machine play for 1 day
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Former Las Vegas casino executive gets probation, fine in illegal bookie case

FILE - Steve Sibella, center, attends the Resorts World Las Vegas two year anniversary kick off at Resorts World Las Vegas on June 21, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Resorts World) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Former casino executive Scott Sibella was sentenced to probation and a fine for violating federal anti-money…
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Former Las Vegas casino executive gets probation, fine in illegal bookie case
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Police seize 44 pounds of fentanyl pills in Las Vegas-area casino parking lot

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Three men face drug-trafficking charges after police said they found hundreds of thousands of illicit fentanyl pills during a planned handoff in a casino parking lot, the 8 News Now Investigators have learned. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted Jesus Aguayo, David Estrada and Ulyses Lopez-Vazquez on a superseding indictment on…
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Police seize 44 pounds of fentanyl pills in Las Vegas-area casino parking lot
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Former MGM Grand casino president to be sentenced over illegal bets

The former president of the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas is set to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon on a federal criminal charge related to his failure to report millions of dollars in wagers by an illegal bookmaker at his casino. Scott Sibella, the ex-MGM executive, pleaded guilty in January to one count of failure to file reports of suspicious…
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Former MGM Grand casino president to be sentenced over illegal bets
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Tropicana Las Vegas granted gaming license extension ahead of demolition

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Tropicana Las Vegas has received an extension on its gaming license as crews prepare to demolish the historic property. Clark County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to grant a two-year waiver for license requirements with two potential six-month extensions, retroactive to April 2, the date of the Tropicana's…
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Tropicana Las Vegas granted gaming license extension ahead of demolition
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IRS Poised to Raise Slots Jackpot Reporting Minimum

Taxes could get a lot easier for slots players in US casinos, and less burdensome for casino operators and the IRS. The Nevada Independent revealed on Thursday that an IRS Advisory Council had responded positively to a suggestion from two lawmakers that the Internal Revenue Service up its minimum for reporting slots (or video poker) jackpots from…
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IRS Poised to Raise Slots Jackpot Reporting Minimum
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Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin opens new slots room

The 50000-square-foot casino is located at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. US.- Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin, the 50000-square-foot casino at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, has announced the opening of its high-limit slots room. The area features a high-limit slot progressive. Sam Garritano, vice president of casino…
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Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin opens new slots room
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Nevada Casino Revenue Sees Small Dip

After a few years of record growth, the Nevada gaming industry saw a small setback in March, a drop in revenue compared to the same month in 2023. The state's casinos reported revenue of $1.29 billion, sliding 1.65% from $1.31 billion in March 2023, according to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Much of that decline was felt…
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Nevada Casino Revenue Sees Small Dip
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Nevada Gaming Revenues Dip in March, but Baccarat Still Rising

The state of Nevada saw its first year-over-year decline in gaming revenue in eight months in March, but the news was hardly concerning to gaming industry officials. Overall, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported that Nevada casinos brought in $1.29 billion in revenue, making it 25 straight months in which state casinos won at least $1 billion…
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Nevada Gaming Revenues Dip in March, but Baccarat Still Rising
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LVXP Intends to Build Tallest Casino-Resort in Las Vegas

A group of real estate developers from Las Vegas intends to construct a potentially highest resort on the 27-acre location that previously housed the Wet'n Wild water park and has been the goal of Jackie Robinson's All Net Arena project for years. New project: LVXP, the real estate development firm based in Las Vegas, intends to build…
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LVXP Intends to Build Tallest Casino-Resort in Las Vegas
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LVXP Sets Sights on the Tallest Hotel-Resort in Las Vegas

LVXP aims to build a 2500-room luxury resort anchored by a sports arena with up to 20000 seats, in what could be the tallest development in Las Vegas. The locally based developer plans to build its unnamed resort on a 27-acre site where the former Wet'n Wild waterpark formerly stood at 2601 South Las Vegas Boulevard, south of the Sahara casino, the…
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LVXP Sets Sights on the Tallest Hotel-Resort in Las Vegas
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Tropicana Las Vegas landlord: Resort wasn’t closed early, stayed profitable

The Tropicana was profitable right up to its April 2 closing date, and operators didn't close early because it was losing money, according to executives of the company that owns the resort's land. Asked by an analyst Friday during Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc.'s first-quarter earnings call if the Tropicana closed earlier than planned, CEO Peter…
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Nevada gambling revenue drops to $1.29bn in March

March revenue in Nevada fell short of February's total of $1.34bn, as well as 1.5% behind the same month last year, when the state's licensees generated $1.31bn in revenue. The state collected $86.5m in taxes for the month. Slot machines continue to be the dominant product, accounting for $874.5m in revenue, 67.8% of the monthly total. Nevada's…
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Nevada gambling revenue drops to $1.29bn in March
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Gambling revenues take a dip in downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Gaming win totals at downtown Las Vegas casinos decreased 13% in March when compared to the same month in 2023, according to a report released Thursday. The Nevada Gaming Control Board says downtown casinos raked in just under $76.2 million in gaming win in March, down from $87.4 million in March 2023. Overall, the state's 444…
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Gambling revenues take a dip in downtown Las Vegas
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Locals casinos up in March, but Las Vegas Strip win takes a step back

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Locals casinos led the charge in March, posting their second-highest win totals while the Strip lagged behind its recent robust numbers, according to numbers released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Nevada casinos took $1.29 billion from gamblers in March, down 1.65% compared to March 2023, and 3.8% below the previous month's…
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Locals casinos up in March, but Las Vegas Strip win takes a step back
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Nevada, Las Vegas Strip gaming wins dip in March

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The gaming win took a dip in Nevada and on the Las Vegas Strip last month, according to new figures released Thursday. The statewide win revenue for nonrestricted gaming licensees in March was $1.29 billion, per the Nevada Gaming Control Board. That's down about 1.65% from March last year, when the gaming win was $1.31…
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Nevada, Las Vegas Strip gaming wins dip in March
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas opposes injunction sought by Wynn Las Vegas in executive poaching case

Attorneys for Fontainebleau Las Vegas fired a new volley in the ongoing legal battle involving Wynn Las Vegas' accusations that the new resort is poaching its executives and encouraging workers to violate their employment contracts. In an opposition to Wynn's motion for a preliminary injunction to stop Fontainebleau filed late Friday in Clark…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas opposes injunction sought by Wynn Las Vegas in executive poaching case
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’

The security camera surveillance recording is convincing. A man with a yellow ball cap casually walks up to a blackjack table at Aria and in one swift motion scoops up a handful of casino chips from the tray as stunned onlookers and the table's dealer watch as he bolts away. The man who grabbed the chips eventually was identified as Neal Ahmed…
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’
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Two Nevada casinos introduce over 200 new slot machines

Players can play new games at Aquarius Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino Resort. US.- Golden Entertainment's Aquarius Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino Resort, in Laughlin, Nevada, have added. They include Magic Treasures Tiger, Whisker Wheels, Mo Mummy and Big Hot Flaming Pots. Aquarius Casino Resort is located at 1900 S. Casino Dr. and…
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Two Nevada casinos introduce over 200 new slot machines
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Visitor with confirmed measles virus visited Las Vegas airport, Strip casino

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Southern Nevada Health District confirmed a case of measles in a Clark County visitor in a media release Friday. Health officials say the person traveled from out of state and potential exposure could have been between April 1-6. Officials say they do not have information about the person's immunization status or…
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Visitor with confirmed measles virus visited Las Vegas airport, Strip casino
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Biggest Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers

First-time visitors to Las Vegas can be surprised by how large many casinos are. The Strip is packed with resorts bigger than city blocks centered around filled gaming floors. But which one is the biggest? It depends on how you measure it. Going off square footage dedicated to gaming, Wynn has the largest casino with roughly 191400 square feet,…
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Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers

First-time visitors to Las Vegas can be surprised by how large many casinos are. The Strip is packed with resorts bigger than city blocks centered around filled gaming floors. But which one is the biggest? It depends on how you measure it. Going off square footage dedicated to gaming, Wynn has the largest casino with roughly 191400 square feet,…
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Las Vegas casinos, by the numbers
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Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino to host Grand Poker Series

The 16th Annual Grand Poker Series will feature 96 poker tournaments from May 28 to July 1. US.- The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino has launched the 16th Annual Grand Poker Series, which will take place from May 28 to July 1. The event will be hosted in the Grand Event Center and will feature 96 poker tournaments over 34 days. There will…
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Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino to host Grand Poker Series
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Las Vegas’ Ellis Island Casino announces expansion project

The Clark County venue plans the incorporation of an additional 6415 square feet. US.- Ellis Island, a family-owned casino resort located a block east of the Las Vegas Strip, plans to add an additional 6415 square feet, according to Clark County planning documents. As reported by the Las Vegas Review Journal, the expansion will include a larger…
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Las Vegas’ Ellis Island Casino announces expansion project
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Las Vegas' Ellis Island Casino to expand casino floor, add new sportsbook area

Las Vegas' off-strip Ellis Island Casino has announced plans for the expansion of its gaming footprint. The family-owned hotel-casino is working on an expansion plan that will add 6415 square feet to the property, according to planning documents submitted to Clark County, retrieved by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The expansion and remodel will…
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Las Vegas' Ellis Island Casino to expand casino floor, add new sportsbook area
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$1,482,337 in slots jackpots won by single player at Caesars Palace

Some people just have to be toppers. $1727750 in winnings off seven hits at Caesars Palace, a different player won eight slots jackpots on Tuesday at the venerable Strip casino, coming away with a total of $1482337, according to a Caesars Entertainment spokesperson. No, we don't know what's in the water, either. Winners across the Las Vegas…
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$1,482,337 in slots jackpots won by single player at Caesars Palace
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How to buy items from the Tropicana Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - If you are feeling extra nostalgic, you can buy the Tropicana Las Vegas resort's theater chairs, lounge couches, guest room furniture, you name it. International Content Liquidations is facilitating the sale of Tropicana Las Vegas items. Jasper Elvambuena was one of the people who flocked to the storied casino to reminisce. He…
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What casino games have the best odds of winning?

What casino games and slot machines give you as a player the best chance of winning? While sections of libraries are filled with all kinds of books about strategies on what games and slots are best to play, the Nevada Gaming Control Board comes out with a report annually showing which games won the most for casinos and - more importantly - the win…
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What casino games have the best odds of winning?
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Super Bowl plus leap day propel Nevada casinos to record February

Statewide gaming revenue of $1.34 billion was the highest total ever recorded in February. Also, Strip resorts saw 9.5 percent more visitors than last February. Nevada hit a trifecta in February. With Las Vegas hosting Super Bowl LVIII and the month seeing the entirety of Chinese New Year and an extra day - given 2024 is a leap year - Nevada…
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Super Bowl plus leap day propel Nevada casinos to record February
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Las Vegas Super Bowl, Chinese New Year boost Nevada gaming to best February in history

Super Bowl 58 and Chinese New Year boosted Nevada to its best February gaming win ever and its fifth-best month in history, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday. The state's 434 major casinos won $1.34 billion last month, an 8.5 percent increase over February 2023. "It was a pretty incredible month, and if there were 31 days we might…
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Las Vegas Super Bowl, Chinese New Year boost Nevada gaming to best February in history
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Nevada gaming win surges in February with Las Vegas Super Bowl

Fans pack into Allegiant Stadium for Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. (KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The statewide gaming win in February surged in conjunction with the first Super Bowl in Las Vegas, according to new figures from Nevada officials. Nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a win revenue of $1.34 billion for the…
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Nevada gaming win surges in February with Las Vegas Super Bowl
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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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Storied Tropicana closes soon to make way for Las Vegas ballpark

When the Tropicana resort was built on the Las Vegas Strip in 1957, it ended five years ofrapid resort growth in Clark County. The county hadn't yet tipped 100000 people, but 8 million people flocked to Las Vegas for fun each year. So starting in 1952, nine resorts went up: the Sahara, Sands, New Frontier, Royal Nevada, Showboat, Riviera, Fremont…
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Storied Tropicana closes soon to make way for Las Vegas ballpark
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Best Bitcoin & Crypto Crap Casions to Try in 2024

In this section we will look at our top 10 Bitcoin craps and crypto craps casinos in more detail. Huge Win is a reliable betting platform designed to deliver an immersive gambling experience to players worldwide that launched in 2024 as a crypto-only site that distinguishes itself with fast transactions, enhanced security and user privacy. Operated…
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MGM debunks rumors alleging Bruno Mars owes $50M in gambling debt

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 20: Singer Bruno Mars speaks onstage at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - You may have seen some rumors circulating on social media over the weekend claiming that singer-songwriter Bruno Mars owed MGM nearly…
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MGM debunks rumors alleging Bruno Mars owes $50M in gambling debt
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Tropicana Las Vegas has excavators on-site for April 2 closure

The Tropicana has mobilized equipment on-site in preparation for its April 2 closure - but not demolition. Hotel and casino operator Bally's Corp. intends to prepare 9 acres of the site for a $1.5 billion, 33000-seat Major League Baseball stadium for the relocating Oakland Athletics and will begin that process with the closure of the hotel. Bally's…
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Las Vegas Strip Casinos Hit January Revenue Dip

Las Vegas Strip casinos stumbled at the outset of 2024, encountering their first monthly revenue downturn since the preceding summer as they stepped into the new year. The muffled rhythm of slot machines and softer clamor from the craps tables painted a quieter financial picture, with a near 4% retreat echoed from the vibrant revenue dances of…
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Nevada casinos win $1.27 billion in January despite lower numbers on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Nevada casinos won $1.27 billion from gamblers in January, a month sandwiched between big resort openings in December and Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas on Feb. 11. After casinos shattered records in December with $1.43 billion in winnings, January's numbers were a step back, falling outside the Top 10 highest gaming wins on…
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Nevada gaming win hits $1.28 billion to start 2024

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Nevada's casinos had a good start to the new year. Nonrestricted gaming licensees in the state reported a win revenue of about $1.28 billion for January, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. That's an increase of 0.51% compared to January 2023, when the gaming win was $1.27 billion, though a dip from. Casinos on the Las…
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Nevada gaming win hits $1.28 billion to start 2024
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Southwest Las Vegas may see new high-end restaurant, event space

Plans are underway to construct a three-story building in Southwest Las Vegas that would house a steakhouse on the top floor. Hukl Investments, the developer behind the project dubbed Skyline, thought bringing a high-end restaurant to southwest Las Vegas that isn't attached to a casino or resort would be appealing for local residents, said Paul…
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Southwest Las Vegas may see new high-end restaurant, event space
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Nevada casinos’ 34-month streak of $1 billion win ‘the new normal’

In pre-pandemic times, months when Nevada's casinos took in more than $1 billion in gaming win were considered outstanding. However, after hitting $1 billion in gaming win for 34 consecutive months, that threshold has become "the new normal," Mike Lawson, the Nevada Gaming Control Board's senior economic analyst, said recently on Nevada…
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IRS AC Backs Up Raising Tax Threshold On Slot Jackpots

Leaders of Congress, including Dina Titus (D-NV) who have been requesting from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to increase the tax reporting limit on jackpots from slot machines for almost a decade, have received some welcome support from an uncommon source, the agency's Advisory Council. Rising the threshold: In a ruling from November 2023, the…
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IRS AC Backs Up Raising Tax Threshold On Slot Jackpots
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Nevada gambling revenue hits record $15.52bn in 2023

The 2023 total was comfortably ahead of the existing Nevada record of $14.84bn, which was set in 2022. Breaking down the past year, land-based slots were by the primary source of revenue. The $10.28bn generated in 2023 was 2.8% higher than in the previous year. Some $5.97bn of all slot revenue came from multi-denomination games, while penny slots…
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2023 Las Vegas tourism ends with records for air passengers, casino wins

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Tourism is strong coming out of a record-breaking 2023, according to reports released Wednesday showing air travel and hotel revenues surging ahead. November was a hard act to follow, with high-rollers flocking to Las Vegas for the return of Formula One, but December didn't disappoint - even setting a record win for casinos on…
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2023 Las Vegas tourism ends with records for air passengers, casino wins
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Nevada casinos again shatter revenue record, bring in $15.5B in 2023

Strip casinos had their most lucrative year at $8.9 billion. Also, Las Vegas visitation tops 40.8 million and Reid Airport sets passenger record. For the third straight year, Nevada casinos shattered the state's annual gaming revenue record. The Gaming Control Board on Wednesday said casinos statewide collected $15.5 billion in gaming revenue in…
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Nevada casinos again shatter revenue record, bring in $15.5B in 2023
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Rio casino in Las Vegas closing another restaurant to make way for something new

All-American Bar & Grille in the Rio is closing after service on Feb. 13. The next day, construction begins on its replacement, a soon-to-be-named American restaurant, the property said in an announcement Wednesday. Clark County building records show a permit has been pulled at the Rio for American Fix restaurant. The listed project value is almost…
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Rio casino in Las Vegas closing another restaurant to make way for something new
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Casinos win record $1.43 billion in December as momentum on Las Vegas Strip builds

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip won more than $900 million from gamblers in December, pushing Nevada to a record $1.43 billion in winnings, according to the Gaming Control Board. Fresh off a big month in November during the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, the Strip continued to sizzle as the Fontainebleau Las Vegas opened on Dec.…
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Casinos win record $1.43 billion in December as momentum on Las Vegas Strip builds
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The Best Hotel Pools in Las Vegas

Spring is right around the corner, which means it's almost time for pool season in Las Vegas. Whether you're looking to dance the day away at a bustling beach club or prefer a more laid-back experience in a luxury cabana, the pool scene along the Las Vegas Strip is out of this world. Enjoy sipping on frozen cocktails while snacking on an array of…
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The Best Hotel Pools in Las Vegas
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Three dead in apparent drug overdoses at Las Vegas hotel identified

Three people found unconscious at a downtown Las Vegas hotel, who police said died from apparent drug overdoses, were identified as Texas residents. The Metropolitan Police Department responded about 7:30 p.m. Thursday to a hotel in the 200 block of Fremont Street, Lt. Aaron Lee said. Two people died on scene, while the third died at a hospital,…
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Three dead in apparent drug overdoses at Las Vegas hotel identified
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Las Vegas Hotel Room Prices Skyrocket as Sin City Hosts Super Bowl for First Time

Snagging a hotel room in Las Vegas ahead of Super Bowl 58 could cost as much as $2500 per night, according to a new study of rates in Sin City. The Las Vegas Review-Journal surveyed hotel room rates from 138 hotels in Las Vegas during the two days leading up to the NFL championship game scheduled for Feb. 11, a Sunday. A hotel room - before taxes…
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Las Vegas Hotel Room Prices Skyrocket as Sin City Hosts Super Bowl for First Time
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Online casino platform operator High Roller Technologies sets terms for $14 million IPO

High Roller Technologies, which operates an online casino gaming platform, announced terms for its IPO on Thursday.The Las Vegas, NV-based company plans to raise $14 million by offering 1.5 million shares at a price range of $8 to $10. At the midpoint of the proposed range, High Roller Technologies would command a fully diluted market value of $78…
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Las Vegas projects to watch in 2024

With two casino-resort openings and a Major League Baseball team announcing plans to relocate to Las Vegas in 2023, the new year has some big shoes to fill. But there are many significant projects in the early stages that could move forward in 2024. And, of course, we all want to know if projects such as the Atari Hotel will really happen. Here are…
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Las Vegas projects to watch in 2024
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man who ran a Ponzi scheme where, according to prosecutors, instead of investing money in the stock market, he wagered millions of dollars at casinos, will serve a year in jail. Clark County District Court Judge Jasmin Lilly Spells sentenced Rodney Buckle, 66, on Thursday to one year in the Clark County Detention Center. As…
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction
Northern Nevada Business Weekly

F1 fans send Strip casinos to second-highest gaming revenue month

The Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix drove Strip casinos to their second-largest gaming revenue month of all time during November. The Gaming Control Board said Dec. 28 that the four-day event, which began Nov. 16, helped produce almost $821 million in gaming revenue for Strip casinos during the month, a 22.6 percent increase from November 2022. In…
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thenevadaglobe.com

Orleans Hotel Stabbing Suspect Claims Self-Defense in Bizarre Slot Machine Dispute

Las Vegas, NV - January 9, 2024 - A Las Vegas man is facing charges after allegedly stabbing another patron at the Orleans Hotel and Casino over a perceived dispute involving a slot machine, according to an arrest report. Mitchell Graham, 70, of Las Vegas, stands accused of battery with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed machete without a…
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CoinGape

Top Online Credit Card Casinos In 2024

Online crypto casinos are the best and easiest way to earn rewards in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Some of the best crypto casinos even support multiple payment methods, including credit card payments. However, several online crypto casinos come with risks and charge additional and hidden fees. After an extensive research and…
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Top Online Credit Card Casinos In 2024
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Ringing in 2024: Celebrating New Year's Eve in the Las Vegas Valley

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - As locals and visitors ring in 2024 in Las Vegas, Channel 13 has live coverage from the Strip to Fremont and beyond to give you a full snapshot of celebrations in the valley. Here are the following stories we are tracking heading into the New Year: Ringing In The New Year: Where To Celebrate 2024 In Las Vegas With holiday season…
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Ringing in 2024: Celebrating New Year's Eve in the Las Vegas Valley
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Nevada, Las Vegas Strip casinos post 2nd-highest wins on strength of F1 weekend

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip drove Nevada to its second-highest win on record in November, validating some expectations surrounding the return of Formula One racing to the valley. The Strip's win - $820992082 - was a gaudy 22.6% higher than November a year ago. The number fell about $14 million short of the Strip's all-time…
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Nevada, Las Vegas Strip casinos post 2nd-highest wins on strength of F1 weekend
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F1 race fueled record gaming win in November 2023

Clark County reported a record $1.215 billion in gaming win for November, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday. The high total was 14.3 percent more than November 2022 and was largely due to the inaugural appearance of the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix Nov. 16-18. It's likely to fuel the debate over the benefits of the race that…
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Pahrump Valley Times

Mississippi illusionist Shaun Joseph Benward added to Nevada ‘black book’

Golden Entertainment Inc. plans to use proceeds of a multi-million dollar gaming deal to enhance its commercial gaming operations in Pahrump, according to Blake Sartini II, executive vice president of operations for Golden and son of its CEO Blake Sartini. Plans for investment in the local properties are still unclear. Golden Entertainment owns…
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Mississippi illusionist Shaun Joseph Benward added to Nevada ‘black book’
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Gaming attorney Frank Schreck bullish on casino industry

The dean of Nevada's gaming attorneys said the casino industry couldn't be doing much better and sees nothing slowing it down in 2024 as the state is on pace for record gambling revenue in 2023. The latest economic reports have turned positive with impressive GDP growth, the Federal Reserve contemplating rate cuts as the rate of inflation…
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Gaming attorney Frank Schreck bullish on casino industry
The Real Deal

Fontainebleau Las Vegas Opens After Years of Delays

The long-stalled Fontainebleau Las Vegas finally became a reality last week with a star-studded grand opening that included Tom Brady, Cher, Justin Timberlake and other celebrities on hand. The 67-story hotel-casino is one of the biggest in Las Vegas, spanning 25 acres and 9 million square feet, featuring about 3650 hotel rooms, 550000 square feet…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas Opens After Years of Delays
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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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Fontainebleau has finally arrived in Las Vegas. Was it worth the wait?

If you watched football on Sunday, you saw the ads. If you were on the Las Vegas Strip last week, you might have seen the crowds. But they weren't near Caesars or Bellagio or Wynn. They were on the north end of the Strip, which, if you'd said was cursed because it's tried for years to become more popular, few would doubt you. Especially when it…
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Fontainebleau has finally arrived in Las Vegas. Was it worth the wait?
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10 Best NV Casino Sites for Real Money

Sin City is fun and all, but the truth is that strolling around the Las Vegas strip on a regular basis can get expensive and tiring - and let's not even get started on the heat! Well, thanks to the best Nevada online casinos we ranked below, you don't have to put up with that anymore. Spoiler alert: Ignition took the crown with its $3000 welcome…
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10 Best NV Casino Sites for Real Money
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Wynn Las Vegas sued over woman’s death while playing slot machine

The family of a woman who collapsed and died while playing a slot machine at Wynn Las Vegas is suing the company for negligence and wrongful death. The lawsuit claims Wynn employees failed to "reasonably assess" if Billie Sakkab, 74, required emergency medical attention after she collapsed while playing slots alone during the resort's Super Bowl…
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Gaming win numbers set new records in Clark County, downtown Las Vegas

Record-breaking gaming revenue performances in Clark County and downtown Las Vegas and the highest monthly revenue totals ever recorded statewide from slot machines paced gaming win in March, the Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday. The 220 casinos in Clark County won $1.178 billion from players, 31.7 percent over March 2021, while downtown…
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Gaming win numbers set new records in Clark County, downtown Las Vegas
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Las Vegas Grand Prix ‘went exceptionally well,’ says LVCVA leader

Coming off what Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority executives are calling the most successful special event ever staged in Southern Nevada - the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix - organizers are now turning their attention to Super Bowl 58 in February. "What they (the Formula One team) were able to accomplish in 16 months with obviously…
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Las Vegas Grand Prix ‘went exceptionally well,’ says LVCVA leader