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2014-08-26 08:29:23

Resident Job Placement a Primary Concern ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the upcoming closings of the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino (August 31, 2014) Revel (September 2, 2014) and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino (September 16, 2014), Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, along with Casino Reinvestment Development Authority Executive Director John Palmieri and Atlantic City Alliance President Liza Cartmell today reminded residents and visitors alike that...

2014-08-21 20:20:24

The newly renovated Fremont Street has made Las Vegas more crowded than ever, but savvy tourists can enjoy the dazzle without the stress in a vehicle from State Van Rental LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, Las Vegas has been known to millions as perhaps the single best destination in the world for non-stop fun and entertainment. Recently, though, the city's been experiencing a renaissance that has made it more popular than ever. These days, the refurbished,...

2014-06-24 12:30:45

Was Part of Overall Park Highlands Master Plan Purchased in 2006 for $635 Million NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Las Vegas City Council unanimously approved on June 18 a request by master developer SunCal to approve a new development agreement for the 600-acre Park Highlands West community. Park Highlands West was part of the overall Park Highlands master plan that was originally purchased by a consortium of builders for $635 million in 2006....

2014-06-21 00:20:45

Wayne Newton and 100 Carolers Ring in Vegas Season Throughout Chicago with Festive Performances LAS VEGAS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Las Vegas announced the beginning of Vegas Season with a city-wide activation in Chicago. Similar to the holiday season, Vegas Season comes just once a year and is the season of living - resorts, shows, dining, shopping, pools - Las Vegas has it all. Vegas Season has something for everyone and it is the perfect time to let loose, recharge and...

2014-06-11 12:26:57

Contributing to the Downtown resurgence, historical site will bring the soul back to Las Vegas NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GCA Leisure, LLC announced today its plans to reintroduce the Moulin Rouge to Las Vegas, Nevada and restore the famed resort and casino to its glory, updated for the 21(st) century. As part of that process, the Moulin Rouge is open today for one day of gaming in support of its gaming license as required by Nevada law. When it opened in 1955, the...

2014-05-20 16:23:43

Downtown's Fremont Street Experience to Host Culinary Competition, Nov. 12 - 18 LAS VEGAS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Food Championships (WFC) and Las Vegas announced an extension of their partnership that will fuse the culinary competition's integration with the top epicurean destination in the world. The World Food Championships are slated to once again take over the Fremont Street Experience and Downtown Las Vegas, Nov. 12-18, where more than 500 competitors will test...

2014-03-17 23:02:41

These bottles undergo a unique journey from the Vegas Strip to BluMarble’s store shelves, and their newest product goes a step further to benefit Create a Change Now. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 As Earth Month (April) approaches, artisan bottle-repurposer BluMarble announces the release of their Glass Gardens, a new product hand-cut from repurposed bottles collected from the Las Vegas strip into shapes that cradle soil and roots of baby plants. Repurposing the bottles used for...

2014-01-22 16:24:21

Drive away in style! Winner drives away in a new 2013 or a vintage 1966 silver Corvette LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Downtown Grand Las Vegas is offering its MY POINTS Members the opportunity to win a brand new 2013 silver Corvette, a classic 1966 silver Corvette or $25,000 cash simply by playing their favorite slot machines or table games. MY POINTS is the premier reward program for the Downtown Grand Las Vegas. For a chance to win a Corvette or $25,000 cash, MY...

2014-01-21 08:24:58

Virtual Currency Accepted As Payment At Hotels, Restaurants LAS VEGAS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The D Las Vegas Casino Hotel and Golden Gate Hotel & Casino located in downtown Las Vegas will become the first casino properties to accept Bitcoin. The D and Golden Gate will begin accepting the popular digital currency beginning Wednesday, Jan. 22. Between the two co-owned properties, Bitcoin will be accepted at five locations, including both hotels' front desks and in the D's...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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