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Entries from May 2007

Best Las Vegas Celebrity Resident 2007

May 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Why Mr Las Vegas, Wayne Newton of course… Wrong. According to this year’s Las Vegas Review Journal Reader’s Choice Awards, Las Vegas residents have voted, for the sixth straight year in a row, legendary tennis player Andre Agassi as their favorite celebrity resident. Not surprisingly, Wayne Newton came in a close second.

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2007 World Series of Poker Betting

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

WSOP 2007 Betting Odds The 2007 World Series of Poker is in Las Vegas and poker followers are wagering on the following WSOP props: if a player will win 2 or more bracelets if a player will win 3 or more bracelets what will the main event winning hand consist of? will the winner of [...]

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First Las Vegas Casino

May 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Did you know … .. that the El Rancho Vegas was the first full-scale casino resort hotel to open in 1941 on Highway 91 south of Las Vegas – a roadway that 10 years later became the Las Vegas Strip? Watch the El Rancho Implosion.

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Belmont Stakes Casino Chip

May 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Secretariat 1973 Triple Crown Winner This commemorative 1973 Belmont Stakes Collector Chip is a must have for the serious horse fan. It was issued by the Palms Casino Resort to pay special tribute to Secretariat, one of the greatest thoroughbred race horses of all time. Secretariat is credited for winning the 1973 Kentucky Derby, Preakness [...]

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