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US – Rugby Football League announces inaugural 2022 event in Las Vegas with sports betting offering

The Rugby Football League (RFL), a newly formed US company, has launched the first-ever US Rugby Sevens Major League, which will see the world’s best international male players battle it out against the best US players for record-breaking prize money. Kicking off in October 2022 in Las Vegas, the RFL aspires to create a new…

US – Flamingo Las Vegas kicks off its milestone 75th anniversary celebration

The iconic Flamingo Las Vegas resort on the Las Vegas Strip is commemorating “75 Years of Fab” with special offers for guests through the end of the year. In 1946, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel and business partner Meyer Lansky famously opened the Flamingo Hotel intending to bring Hollywood glam to the desert. They created the first resort-style hotel on the…

US – Las Vegas celebrates the return of overseas visitors

On Monday, November 8, the first transoceanic flight carrying tourists in nearly 20 months touched down in Las Vegas, the same day the United States reopened its borders to fully-vaccinated international travelers. Resorts up and down the Las Vegas Strip celebrated this moment by welcoming international visitors with a multilingual marquee message. “I am thrilled…

US – El Cortez Hotel and Casino celebrates 80 years

The iconic El Cortez Hotel & Casino celebrated its historic 80th anniversary, solidifying its role as the longest continuously running hotel casino in Las Vegas. El Cortez kicked off the evening with a special ceremony where Las Vegas’ Mayor Goodman presented El Cortez Hotel & Casino with an official proclamation and Key to the City. Festivities continued…

US – MGM Resorts International to sell The Mirage

MGM Resorts International made the announcement that it will plan on selling the operations of The Mirage located on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort opened up back in November 1989 and has one of the more iconic attractions in the volcano show every night. With over 3,000 rooms and nearly 100,000 square feet of gaming space, The Mirage…

US – Nevada casinos seal seventh month of $1bn revenues, one off the record

Nevada’s 322 casinos generated $1.2bn in GGR in September, marking the seventh consecutive month of $1bn revenues or more, as confirmed by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The figure was up 9.4 per cent from the $1.1bn reported in September 2019. The record of eight consecutive months of $1bn revenues was established in late 2006…

US – Chickie’s & Pete’s opens with William Hill sports bar in Sahara Las Vegas

Chickie’s & Pete’s, voted ESPN’s Number 1 sports bar in North America, celebrated the grand opening of its first West Coast outpost inside SAHARA Las Vegas on October 21. Founded in 1977 by Peter “Pete” and Henrietta “Chickie” Ciarrocchi, the crab house and sports bar has cemented itself as a Philadelphia staple and their World famous Crabfries…

US – Marriott pulls plug on any involvement with former Fontainebleau project

Marriott International has severed its former agreement to operate a hotel at the yet-to-be-completed former Fontainebleau casino on the Las Vegas Strip on the site previously occupied by the El Rancho Hotel and Casino. Marriott spokeswoman Sara Conneighton said it had ‘recently reached an amicable settlement with the hotel’s owner that has resulted in Marriot exiting the…

US – Caesars signs Spiegelworld deal for shows in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and New Orleans

Caesars Entertainment has inked a monumental deal with Spiegelworld, the Las Vegas-based entertainment trailblazer, collectively investing nearly $75m to create three, all-new live entertainment experiences at Caesars resorts in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and New Orleans. The two companies’ expanded relationship will see a new permanent production open in the fourth quarter of 2022 – DiscoShow at The LINQ Hotel + Experience in Las Vegas. DiscoShow will be…