December 8, 2019

Las Vegas News Briefs – December 2019

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Luxor Celebrates the World Premier of R.U.N Luxor Hotel and Casino recently hosted the world premiere of the Strip’s newest production, R.U.N – the first live-action thriller produced by Cirque du Soleil. The new show is a living, breathing graphic novel that’s non-stop tire-peeling, fist-flinging and double-crossing action including combat stunts, fast-paced car chases, cutting-edge […]

Las Vegas celebrates with Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials

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LAS VEGAS – It’s the most wonderful time of the year to book a trip to Las Vegas as the destination unveils a long list of hotel deals and exclusive rates in honor of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With an abundance of offers to choose from, visitors can avoid the mad rush, start their 2020 […]

Destinations of the week

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America’s most-visited tourist attractions — and where to go instead By Talla Lakritz From Business Insider Atlantic City, New Jersey, is cheaper than the Vegas Strip, plus it has a boardwalk and beach. Niagara Falls gets 30 million visitors a year, so Havasu Falls, Arizona, is a more secluded option. Chicago’s Millennium Park has one famous […]

MGM resorts suffers backlash after suing shooting victims

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By Christopher Palmeri and Chris Dolmetsch Lawyers, PR experts question wisdom of casino maneuver ‘Rare to see a major brand blisteringly bury itself alive’ It took just minutes for the hashtag #BoycottMGMResorts to appear on Twitter, and for people to declare they would no longer patronize the largest casino owner on the Las Vegas Strip. […]

CNBC: Steve Wynn resigns as CEO, Chairman of Wynn Resorts

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By Solange Reyner From Newsmax Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn, who is battling allegations he sexually harassed and assaulted a number of women, on Tuesday resigned as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts according to CNBC. “It is with a collective heavy heart, that the board of directors of Wynn Resorts today accepted the […]

The New Yorker evokes a powerful message about the Las Vegas shooting on its latest cover

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By David Choi From Business Insider The New Yorker previewed the cover of its October 16 issue with an evocative message following last weekend’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. The cover, titled “October 1, 2017: One Day in a Nation of Guns,” displays bullets scattered across the page. The names of the Vegas […]

The Las Vegas gunman’s bullets reportedly hit an aviation fuel tank near his hotel

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David Choi From Business Insider During Stephen Paddock’s Sunday-night shooting spree on the Las Vegas Strip, some bullets hit a nearby aviation fuel tank, a source told the Las Vegas Review-Journal in a report published Wednesday. Though bullet holes were found on one of two massive circular tanks, they did not cause an explosion or […]