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Record visitor numbers for Vegas as revenue increases

Recent times haven’t been especially kind to Las Vegas. But despite the on-going sluggish nature of the US economy, newly released statistics have shown that Vegas saw increases for in visitor numbers and casino revenue in 2012, giving hope that the spiritual home of casino gambling is on the road to recovery. According to figures released by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, 39.7 million people visited Las Vegas in 2012. This beat the previous record by around 500,000

Vegas’ long road to recovery

There aren’t many cities in America that weren’t affected by the 2008 banking crisis, and the recession that followed. But few can claim to have been as hard hit as Las Vegas has. But after years of struggle, there are signs that the city is starting to recover.   By 2008, Vegas had already been feeling the strain as more and more gamblers turned to online casinos to enjoy their hobby. And when the credit crunch hit, it did so

Stephane Vanel mixing magical cocktails in Las Vegas

It was a revelation for the former model that learnt to manipulate cards and tried his luck in "Sin City" after a stint on television. Stephane Vanel was voted "Magician of the year 2011" (International Magician Society) that offers "by far the best magic show" (according to the Strip Las Vegas Magazine). It is a different show to that of David Copperfield who is still doing representations in the gaming capital with a great

David Hasselhoff celebrates his 59th in Las Vegas

A large birthday party was organized at Wynn Casino in Las Vegas for the star’s penultimate birthday before he turns 60 next year. David Hasselhoff and his new girlfriend could not stop kissing in from to the cameras, photographers and fans only an hour after having had a huge fight in the hotel where they were

Wynn and Venetian Casinos lift Las Vegas

Indeed, the Englishman joined the exclusive club of players to have won the Triple Crown EFA-WPT-WSOP after his victory in the heads-up $ 25,000 buy-in event over Gus Hansen. Eugene Katchalov also won a golden bracelet in the 5th 7 Card Stud $ 5,000 buy-in event. This year, Las Vegas will be the international poker capital of the world with many visiting European players. Besides the attraction of the WSOP, the poker

Las Vegas commemorates Michael Jackson

They plan to build a tribute to Neverland with the effigy of the former pop star Michael Jackson in the Mandalay Bay Casino. There will be a theatre, a museum and a bar dedicated to the great late King of the Pop Michael Jackson. It is seen as a way of recognizing and honouring the enduring legend of Michael Jackson for his many fans than span three generations to enjoy and revisit.This will of course be official unlike the

Partnership between Pokerstars and Wynn

A unique partnership has just been agreed between the online poker giant Pokerstars and the luxurious land-based casinos in an attempt to accelerate the legalization of online poker in the United States. News of the partnership announced last night is a turning point in the evolution of the regulation of the poker industry in the United States. PokerStars and Wynn have signed "a strategic alliance" with several objectives, including to work together to ensure the adoption of legislation