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Tropicana Las Vegas casino that hosted James Bond in ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ closes after 67 years to make room for an MLB stadium

The lavish casino was a frequent haunt of the legendary Rat Pack, while its past under the mob cemented its place in Vegas lore.

02.04.2024 10

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Las Vegas gears up for the Super Bowl, from Guy Fieri's free tailgate by the Strip's Ferris Wheel to a sellout at the private jet parking lot

The Maxim Casino Royale Experience's $1 million “Ace of Spades” package includes a private jet, gambling and dining credits and seats on the...

08.02.2024 10

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Tropicana Las Vegas, once known as the ‘Tiffany of the Strip’, will be demolished to make way for $1.5bn MLB stadium for Oakland A’s

Tropicana owner Bally's Corp. made the announcement Monday, saying the closure on April 2 — days before the 67th anniversary of the resort's opening...

31.01.2024 6

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Robots smart enough to mix cocktails and froth milk for your vanilla latte are ready to take over the kitchen

The annual CES electronics show in Las Vegas features a cocktail-mixing machine akin to a Keurig, and a robot barista.

10.01.2024 8

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Polive have no motive after college professor who was denied various jobs murders several faculty at UNLV

The 67-year-old Anthony Polito was found to be carrying nine magazines for a 9mm handgun and a list of targets at the school after police killed him...

08.12.2023 9

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Las Vegas union hotel workers vote to approve new Caesars contract that includes a 32% pay raise: ‘BEST CONTRACT EVER!’

The Culinary Workers Union announced on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, that 99% of the vote favored the new five-year deal.

21.11.2023 10

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Las Vegas hotel workers’ tentative contract deal increases pay, cuts workloads—and mandates daily room cleanings

Before the pandemic, daily room cleanings were routine. Hotel guests could expect fresh bedsheets and new towels by dinnertime if a “Do Not Disturb"...

10.11.2023 10

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The largest employer on the Las Vegas Strip is confident of avoiding a sweeping walkout of workers

CEO Bill Hornbuckle said he was confident a “historic” agreement would come together for hospitality workers at MGM Resorts.

09.11.2023 6

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Dozens of union workers arrested on Las Vegas Strip as thousands of hotel employees rally for new contracts

The Culinary Workers Union overwhelmingly voted last month to authorize a strike if they don’t soon reach agreements with MGM Resorts International,...

26.10.2023 5

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The first arrest in the Tupac Shakur shooting began as an investigation into the death of Biggie Smalls

The man arrested in Shakur's Las Vegas shooting was first interviewed by LAPD because he was also at the party right before Biggie's shooting.

30.09.2023 8

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After a 27-year hunt, Las Vegas police arrest a man in connection with the shooting of hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur

Duane “Keffe D” Davis was arrested early Friday morning, according to two officials with first-hand knowledge of the arrest.

29.09.2023 3

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Las Vegas hospitality workers prepare to call strike against hotels and casinos for the first time in more than 30 years

A walkout by Nevada's largest labor union would be the latest in a series of high-profile job actions around the country, including walkouts...

27.09.2023 8

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Casino cyber attacks leave visitors unsettled, slot machines dark: ‘Definitely more attacks will come’ 

The perception that casino security requires an “Oceans 11”-level effort to defeat it has been shattered.

16.09.2023 10

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