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Vegas Celebrates Chinese New Year

Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year! Resorts in Las Vegas will celebrate with elaborate displays and ceremonial celebrations.


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Nevada Casino Revenue Jumps 18 Percent In January

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada casinos took in more than $1 billion in gambling revenue in January, posting an 18.4 percent increase over the same month a year earlier largely because of gamblers on […]


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Baccarat Big For Casinos

In the days before the Chinese New Year celebration began this week, six high rollers sat down at the private baccarat tables one day at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and began wagering of $100,000 to $200,000 a hand.

CBS Las Vegas–01/26/2012

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Gamblers Win Big On Packers-Favored Super Bowl

Those who bet on the Green Bay Packers to win Sunday’s Super Bowl were rewarded by Las Vegas’ sports books.

CBS Las Vegas–02/07/2011

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Las Vegas Celebrates Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year starts today, and casinos on the Las Vegas Strip are hoping to profit from the thousands of tourists planning to celebrate in Sin City.

CBS Las Vegas–02/03/2011