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Las Vegas Sign Now A National Historical Landmark

May 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

It’s almost impossible to find a movie filmed in Las Vegas that doesn’t include at least a glance of the sign that says Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada at the south end of the strip. A plaque has now been placed at the Las Vegas sign, announcing it’s new place in history. The sign [...]

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Celine Dion, “A New Day: Live In Las Vegas”

December 14th, 2007 · No Comments

On Tuesday December 11, Columbia Records released “Celine Dion – A New Day: Live In Las Vegas”, a deluxe five hour double-DVD collection commemorating the historic five-year sold-out run of Celine Dion’s attendance record-breaking Las Vegas concert extravaganza, “A New Day”. The DVD Collection includes exclusive bonus features of behind-the-scenes footage and highlights that occurred [...]

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First Las Vegas Hotel/Casino Sportsbook

October 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Did you know… .. that the Stardust was the first hotel/casino to have a sportsbook in Las Vegas, originated by none other than Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal.

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World’s Largest Gold Nugget in Las Vegas

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Did you know that the world’s largest gold nugget is in Las Vegas? The magnificent ‘Hand of Faith’ nugget is the world’s largest gold nugget and sits on display at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino. This 62 lb gold nugget was discovered by a metal detector in October, 1980 near Wedderburn, Australia. The Golden [...]

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