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Toy guns, swords banned from Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas

The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to ban toy and replica guns from the Fremont Street pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas. Council members voted at their regular meeting in favor of a bill that prohibits having replica firearms, along with certain other weapons.

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1/22/2020

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12/27/2019

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12/26/2019

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12/25/2019

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12/24/2019

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12/23/2019

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12/21/2019

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12/16/2019

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12/15/2019

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12/14/2019

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12/13/2019

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12/11/2019

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12/10/2019

article On Las Vegas Strip, Splashy Stores Elbow In Alongside Casinos
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12/6/2019

article Billionaire Reuben Brothers Hit Vegas With Financing for Rio Casino
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12/5/2019

article Ruffin outlines for Nevada regulators his plans for Circus Circus Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Casino owner Phil Ruffin made it clear Wednesday that the 37-acre parcel at the corner of the Strip and Sahara Avenue he is acquiring as part of his $825...
article Billionaire Phil Ruffin Offers Few Details on Circus Circus Future
(Nevada) -- Billionaire Phil Ruffin appeared before the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) this week to explain his vision for the future of Circus Circus, the Las Vegas...
article Kaskade Reportedly Suing KAOS for Canceling His Shows
(Las Vegas) -- It looks like Palms Casino Resort's KAOS woes won't end at the money they've lost to the club's short-lived run. It has been reported that...
article Las Vegas Nightlife Exec Ryan Perrings Launches The Brightside Agency
(Las Vegas) -- Even for a town loves over-the-top-superlatives as much as Las Vegas, 34-year-old Ryan Perrings has racked up a press portfolio of headlines that most...

12/4/2019

article Surprise! Resort, parking fees keep people away from Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- It used to be that, for the most part, Las Vegas ran on the profits made by the casinos and the ancillary services – hotels, restaurants,...
article Guest at The Orleans wins $100K jackpot in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- A visitor from Texas won a $100,000 jackpot at The Orleans hotel-casino on Dec. 1, according to the property.
article Intrade Founder Takes Another Shot at a Sports-Betting Exchange
(USA) -- One of the founders of Intrade, a popular marketplace for political predictions that shuttered in 2013, is betting that Americans are ready to gamble on sports...

12/3/2019

article Las Vegas economy remains strong
(Las Vegas) -- A UNLV economics professor predicted the national economy will continue its slowdown in 2020 and 2021 and that should trickle down to the gaming and...
article Aerosmith's Steven Tyler sparks rumors Las Vegas is changing slogan
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas could be changing its famous slogan from 'What Happens In Vegas, Stays in Vegas', it has been reported, after Steven Tyler led a chant...
article $1M-plus jackpot winners connect on Las Vegas Strip, in Laughlin
(Las Vegas) -- You can be thankful for many things this holiday season, especially after hitting for $1 million in Southern Nevada. A player on Thanksgiving night at...
article The Front Yard at Ellis Island casino opens its doors
(Las Vegas) -- The official grand opening of the Front Yard at Ellis Island is scheduled for Friday, but the beer garden, restaurant and entertainment venue opened to...
article The Weeknd Takes Over The Las Vegas Strip For His Dazzling ’Heartless’ Video
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a week after debuting his first new track since 2018’s My Dear Melancholy, Abel Tesfaye — better known as The Weeknd — is back...

12/2/2019

article Could 'What happens here only happens here' be the new tourism mantra of Las Vegas?
(Las Vegas) -- "What happens here stays here."For almost two decades, those five words have served as this city's motto of excess. Rarely has an official...
article BLOG: 20 Things Guys Do That Las Vegas Casino Staff Can't Stand
(Las Vegas) -- Heading to the casino is a pretty popular activity for a lot of guys, especially those who are looking to let loose, have fun and maybe even win a little...

12/1/2019

article Get a taste of the other side of Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has a new string to its bow. The gambling mecca is on a mission to become a gastronomic hotspot, and the city’s UnCork’d festival,...

11/30/2019

article Las Vegas Strip Hard Rock Cafe, others survive themed restaurant era
(Las Vegas) -- In the mid-’90s, Steven Spielberg brought in some Hollywood movie magic to Las Vegas. The famed director opened the second location of his themed...
article Trump dropped from Terry Fator’s show on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- One could excuse Terry Fator for simply cleaning his puppets, clearing his voice and rolling with the same show he’s performed since winning “...

11/26/2019

article Las Vegas Airport Marks Busiest Month Ever By Passenger Count
(Las Vegas) -- October turned out to be the busiest month ever by passenger count at the main airport in Las Vegas. The Clark County Department of Aviation reported...
article Damien Hirst Adds Iconic Artworks to Vans Sk8-Hi and Slip-On Silhouettes
(Las Vegas) -- Vans has partnered with Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and legendary British artist Damien Hirst for a series of silhouettes that bring his iconic style...
article Vans, Artist Damien Hirst and Palms Casino Resort Join Forces For Limited Edition Sneakers
(Las Vegas) -- After debuting the world's most expensive hotel room with a $100,000-per-night rate earlier this year, The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and famed...
article Visitor from Hawaii hits jackpot over $1 million in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- One Las Vegas visitor had a profitable trip to the "Ninth Island" after hitting a jackpot worth more than $1 million in downtown. A visitor from...
article Mirage Casino Turns 30
(Nevada) -- Thirty-years-ago, the Mirage opened its doors, ushering in the era of the mega-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort – built by Steve Wynn –...

11/25/2019

article New business offers casino table game lessons at mall on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Looking for a way to pass the time while your significant other shops? A new business opening at a mall on the Las Vegas Strip will teach you how to play...

11/24/2019

article $4.3B Resorts World Las Vegas Backtracking Asian Theme for Broader Appeal
(Las Vegas) -- New details on Resorts World Las Vegas were released this week by developer Genting Group, the most significant being that the $4.3 billion integrated...
article Get used to Las Vegas slogan: ‘What Happens Here, Only Happens Here’
(Las Vegas) -- On Tuesday night, Steven Tyler cut from Aerosmith’s raucous show at Park Theater for a commercial break. “When I say, ‘What Happens Here...
article Pai Gow progressive jackpot pays $2.3M on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- These diamonds are this card player’s best friend. A guest at Paris Las Vegas drew a straight diamond flush Wednesday night on the Face Up Pai Gow...

11/23/2019

article Resorts World Las Vegas Unveils Updated Plans for $4.3 Billion Resort-Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas has unveiled updated plans for the US$4.3 billion luxury resort-casino to include new amenities such as a 5,000-capacity state-of-...

11/22/2019

article Resorts World updates plans for $4.3B Las Vegas Strip resort
(Las Vegas) -- A multibillion-dollar Las Vegas Strip megaresort has updated plans increasing its capacity and expanding its budget before its scheduled open in 2021,...

11/21/2019

press release Resorts World Las Vegas Announces New Amenities and Summer 2021 Opening
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas has unveiled updated plans for the US$4.3 billion luxury resort-casino to include new amenities such as a 5,000-capacity state-of-...
article Resorts World updates plans, opening of $4.3B Las Vegas Strip resort
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas will open its doors several months later than planned, but the multibillion-dollar Las Vegas Strip megaresort will have more to...
article Some Las Vegas casinos allow Instagram photos at gaming tables
(Las Vegas) -- Let’s say you’re getting married in Las Vegas and want to capture the whole experience with selfies. You already know you can photograph...
article These ‘tabletop ATMs’ could spell disaster for gamblers
(Las Vegas) -- Here’s a surefire way for gamblers to go broke on a dime. A new technology that cuts out the trip to the ATM or the casino cashier is set to debut...
article Man wounded, officer injured in shooting on McCarran tarmac
(Las Vegas) -- A man is in surgery after being shot by a Metro police officer on the tarmac at McCarran International Airport early Thursday. Las Vegas police were...
article Toy guns, swords banned from Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to ban toy and replica guns from the Fremont Street pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas. Council members...

11/20/2019

article Las Vegas' first mega-resort arrives on the Strip
(Las Vegas) -- This Friday marks 30 years since the opening of the first mega-resort on the Strip, which ushered in the modern era of Las Vegas. It was the brainchild of...
article Man from Ohio wins more than $300K on Wheel of Fortune at Las Vegas airport
(Las Vegas) -- There was also a Wheel of Fortune jackpot winner at McCarran International Airport this week. Ryan C. from Columbus, Ohio, won $317,880 while playing...

11/19/2019

article Sale Of Bellagio Real Estate Completed
(Las Vegas) -- The Blackstone Group has completed its more than $4 billion purchase of the Bellagio, in what appears to be the most expensive sale ever of a Las Vegas...
article Slots player hits for $2.2M on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- For one slots player, the symbols that lined up were no mirage. A player of the Wheel of Fortune Triple Red Hot Bells at The Mirage turned a $5 wager into...
article Fremont Street Experience sign to show downtown through decades
(Las Vegas) -- The Fremont Street Experience is planning to add an LED sign that pays tribute to downtown’s rich history. The sign is set to be built on the east...
article What happens in Vegas, leaves Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to event trends, Vegas doesn’t keep its secrets for long. The entertainment Mecca has championed world-wide phenomena from Cirque Du...

11/18/2019

article Blackstone Group completes $4.2B purchase of Bellagio in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Blackstone Group has completed its more than $4 billion purchase of the Bellagio, in what appears to be the most expensive sale ever of a Las Vegas...

11/17/2019

article Gaming theory: Play table games at Las Vegas mall to learn ropes
(Las Vegas) -- The best way to attract new players to table games? Take away the gambling. That’s the theory behind Casino Quest, a casino game education space set...

11/16/2019

article Gaming theory: Play table games at Las Vegas mall to learn ropes
(Las Vegas) -- The best way to attract new players to table games? Take away the gambling. That’s the theory behind Casino Quest, a casino game education space set...
article All-New Excitement in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- It's already a meetings Mecca, but Las Vegas isn't a town to rest on its laurels. New developments -- and new meeting spaces -- abound in a city...

11/14/2019

article Escapes: How to fight the newest fake travel fee
(Las Vegas) -- If someone walked up to you and asked for $5 for no reason, would you hand it over? How about $18? Would you mind terribly leaving that behind? Welcome to...
article Injured Marie Osmond Says Let’s Get On with the (Final) Show
(Las Vegas) -- Famed entertainer Marie Osmond is not letting an injured knee keep her from performing Saturday with her brother Donny for their last show as they cap off...

11/13/2019

article M Resort is official team headquarters hotel of Raiders
(Las Vegas) -- M Resort Spa Casino announced an official partnership with the Raiders on Wednesday. The partnership designates M Resort as the official Raiders team...
article BLOG: Escape from Newark to Las Vegas on a budget
(Las Vegas) -- While Las Vegas may be an obvious choice for a vacation spot, the city offers much more than just gambling and buffets, and is well worth a fresh look at...

11/12/2019

article OJ Simpson Sues Las Vegas Casino Saying He Was Defamed
(Las Vegas) -- O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news...

11/11/2019

article The D Las Vegas banking on new sportsbook instead of stage shows
(Las Vegas) -- A news sportsbook is coming to downtown next year at The D Las Vegas, which means it's closing the curtains on its stage show to make way for the new...

11/10/2019

article The D Las Vegas plans new sportsbook, closing production shows
(Las Vegas) -- It’s game over for the stage shows at the D Las Vegas. The hotel is turning its second-floor showroom into a sportsbook. Plans are in place for the...

11/8/2019

article Downtown Las Vegas hotel-casino shows off renovated sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman helped celebrate the Plaza’s newly revamped William Hill Race and Sports Book by placing the first bet —...
article OJ Simpson sues Las Vegas casino, contends he was defamed
(Las Vegas) -- O.J. Simpson is suing a Las Vegas hotel-casino that banned him in November 2017, alleging that unnamed employees defamed him by telling a celebrity news...
article Those fees at Las Vegas Strip restaurants? You don’t have to pay them
(Las Vegas) -- If you think hotel resort fees in Las Vegas are sneaky, be on the lookout for odd restaurant charges that go by official-sounding names but all add up to...

11/7/2019

article Damien Hirst’s Venice sculptures to remain part of Palms casino’s collection despite Kaos club closing
(Las Vegas) -- Damien Hirst’s art was thrust centre stage when Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas unveiled the fruits of its $690m overhaul earlier this year....
article Kaos worker files class-action lawsuit against Red Rock Resorts
(Las Vegas) -- A lead cocktail server at the Palms nightclub and dayclub Kaos filed a class-action lawsuit against the hotel-casino’s owner Wednesday afternoon,...

11/6/2019

article Safe Bet: Reimagining Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Blackstone is a fairly conservative firm that doesn’t like to gamble. So there must be a reason that they’d walk into the Bellagio and plunk...
article Las Vegas casino sues NHL’s Evander Kane over $500K in gambling markers
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has 500,000 more reasons to dislike Las Vegas. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas filed a lawsuit Monday in Clark County...
article NHL Star Evander Kane Being Sued By Las Vegas Casino Over $500k Gambling Debt
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane is being sued by a Las Vegas casino after he allegedly failed to pay back gambling markers totaling $500,000 in April...
article NHL's Evander Kane Blew $500k In Vegas Gambling Binge, Lawsuit Claims
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks superstar Evander Kane SUCKS at gambling -- the hockey star blew $500,000 at a Vegas casino during the NHL playoffs and never paid back...
article Sharks' Evander Kane sued by Las Vegas casino over alleged $500,000 gambling debt
(Las Vegas) -- San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane likely doesn't have too many fans in Las Vegas thanks to the Sharks-Golden Knights rivalry, but he also isn't...
article Palms Closes KAOS Day And Nightclub
(Nevada) -- The parent company of the Palms Hotel and Casino announced on Tuesday that it would be closing the KAOS Day and Nightclub effective immediately. The club had...
article One-time charges in Vegas ops dent Q3 trading for Red Rock Resorts
(Las Vegas) -- Red Rock Resorts, in its Q3 financial update, has reported a net loss of $26.8m for the third quarter of 2019, a decrease of $51.9m, from net income of $...
press release Artists' Square to hit Celestia at The STRAT in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Celestia at The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod will transform its courtyard into the Artists’ Square, where local...

11/5/2019

article Bobby Baldwin named CEO of new casino coming to Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Strip is set to offer a brand-new casino titled, Drew Las Vegas. The future casino now has a new CEO, after Poker Hall of Famer, Bobby...

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