Super Bowl Expected To Be Big Business For Vegas
Super Bowl Sunday is expected to be big business for Las Vegas’ tourism industry. The city’s Convention and Visitors Authority predicts Sunday’s match between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers will bring in more than 85-million dollars in non-gaming revenue from tourists, while Nevada sports books estimate as much as 90-million dollars on the big game. Many local resorts expect to be full for the weekend, with some guests paying hundreds of dollars a night for accommodations. Between the Super Bowl and the start of the Chinese New Year, tourism officials expect nearly 150-thousand people to be in Sin City this weekend, up slightly from last year’s numbers.