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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...

2014-05-20 12:31:37

Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming announces plans to build Rivers Casino at Mohawk Harbor, an entertainment destination on the Mohawk River and Erie Canal, located next to the Galesi Group's $150 million mixed-use development SCHENECTADY, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surrounded by supporters from city and county government, the community and local businesses, Neil Bluhm, Chairman of Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming, joined Galesi Group COO David Buicko today to unveil plans for...

2014-03-05 12:25:44

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Williams Agency of West Palm Beach, (www.rwads.com) brought home the gold once again to win a total of eight ADDY awards from this year's 2014 Treasure Coast Ad Fed Awards. RWA submitted among 90 entries and won for the twelfth year, with two gold and six silver ADDYs. Categories included Collaterals, Sales Promotion, Direct Marketing, Out of Home, Advertising Agency Self Promotion and Newspaper. According to Valerie Staggs,...

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...

2014-01-13 04:20:32

Unrivaled Cultural Celebrations among Highlights for Ushering in the Chinese New Year LAS VEGAS, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas will celebrate Chinese New Year, Jan. 31 - Feb. 16 with a dazzling collection of symbolic decor, traditional Chinese cuisine and activities to commemorate the Year of the Horse. This year's Chinese zodiac sign is significant because it is believed to bring fortune and good luck. The Year of the Horse is also an excellent year for travel, making Las Vegas...

2013-12-12 23:01:33

Stratosphere Tower Pass Allows Free Access to Stratosphere’s Indoor and Outdoor Observation Decks Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The best view in Las Vegas just got even better. Nevada residents with a valid Nevada ID will receive a free Stratosphere Tower pass allowing access to Stratosphere’s Indoor and Outdoor Observation Decks every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in January 2014, up to an $18 value. Tower admission will also be free for children who are accompanied by a...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.