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Richard Marx Ready To Play The Hits In Las Vegas Residency

He was 12 when he hit Vegas for the first time — and in love. Chart buster Richard Marx remembers it this way: “It was the first show I ever saw and there was Olivia Newton-John. I was actually so in love with her, but we didn’t have tickets in advance.” Read More

Wynn Las Vegas Unveils Newly Renovated Race And Sports Book – Photos

Wynn Las Vegas on Tuesday unveiled a major renovation of its race and sports book. The new space offers a high-definition LED video wall spanning 137 feet in width and 11 feet in height, with a total of 21 million pixels. Read More

Nevada’s Recreational Marijuana Industry Ramping Up Delivery Services To Meet Demand

The front door to a house in a Summerlin subdivision opens, and Marie Shannon smiles and welcomes Quan Chanthavong into her home. The 34-year-old delivery man drove 12 miles from Essence Cannabis Dispensary on Tropicana Avenue near Jones Boulevard to serve Shannon, 63, with a half-ounce of Jack Flash indica flower she ordered over the phone the evening before. Read More

Views Above Las Vegas: 107 Skylounge

The last (and only) time I was at the Stratosphere was 1997. My companions were aware that heights were not my favorite thing and so they left me downstairs playing while they went up to the top and rode the rides. I really have no memory of the place at all. Read More

Golden Gate On Fremont Street To Double Casino Size

The Golden Gate hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas will double its casino size as part of a major renovation announced Thursday. The 111-year-old property will also add a dramatic entry way on Fremont Street Experience and extend OneBar at One Fremont Street, according to a press release. Read More

CEO McBeath: Cosmopolitan Has ‘Exceeded All Of Our Forecasted Numbers’

“Just the right amount of wrong” is still the Cosmopolitan’s catchy slogan after almost seven years of operation on the Las Vegas Strip. After almost three years with gaming veteran Bill McBeath as CEO, a better slogan, at least internally, might be “just the right amount of what other resorts have to offer.” Read More

Las Vegas Chapel Does ‘Rocky Horror,’ ‘Star Trek,’ Elvis Weddings — VIDEO

More than halfway into a day packed with themed weddings, Ron DeCar excuses himself to prepare for his next ceremony. “I’ll see you in a different person,” he says, heading to the dressing room. Read More

Five Ways To Go Behind The Scenes In Vegas

A typical visit to Las Vegas involves things like seeing a show, eating at a celebrity chef’s restaurant and partying at the hottest new nightspot. But we don’t want you to do “typical.” We want you to experience something a little extra. We’re all about the exclusive vacation that will give all of your friends a serious case of FOMO. Here’s how to go behind the scenes in Vegas and check out the things only a few are privileged to see. Read More

The Nongambler’s Guide To Las Vegas

If you plan to take a pass on the glitzy casinos on your next trip to Las Vegas, you’ll have plenty of company. Splashy shows, upscale shopping and restaurants owned by celebrity chefs are just a few of the attractions displacing casinos as the big draws on the Strip. In 2016, 52% of Vegas visitors said vacation or pleasure was the primary purpose of their trip, and only 4% named gambling, according to a survey by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Read More

How To Plan A Las Vegas Wedding: Pop-Up Desert Ceremony Or Elvis Theme?

Getting hitched in Las Vegas could now involve a real trailer hitch. If you want a dream June wedding but don’t want to go to a church or even a kitschy wedding chapel, Victoria Hogan stands ready to help by offering pop-up ceremonies with her customized, pink trailer. Read More