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Secrets to spending less in Las Vegas

Finding fun on any night in Las Vegas is pretty easy but setting out to save money can be a tougher task.

There are a few secrets to help you do more while spending less.

It's no secret we live in the best spot for any kind of entertainment. You can always find a new place for food, games and gambling. But where do you go if you're on a budget?

"I say spend a little time on the web and you'll save a decent amount of money," said Scott Roeben, Vital Vegas.

Roeben is the founder of Vital Vegas.

"I often say go immediately to the source, the website, just so you get a range of prices for what you're doing, then go off and find coupon codes."

Pick your plans based on offers, coupon codes and daily deals. Another option? Make a stop on social media.

Ask your friends. Your friends have been out there, they know the city and they can dig up things other people just won't," he said.

Facebook and blog sites can lead to a lower cost... Read More

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CityCenter selling Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

CityCenter Holdings announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas and adjacent retail parcels for approximately $214 million in cash.

The sale is expected to be complete in the summer of 2018.

CityCenter is a venture between MGM Resorts International and Infinity World Development Corporation. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel is located at the entryway of CityCenter and has nearly 400 guestrooms, 12,000 square feet of meeting space, a large spa and five food and beverage outlets... Read More

Wynn Resorts releases 1Q earnings

It's been nearly three months since sexual misconduct allegations began to surface against casino mogul Steve Wynn.

Since then, dozens of people have come forward with their stories -- some dating back to the 1970s. Wynn stepped down as CEO of Wynn Resorts in February.

So, how has the scandal impacted business and has the opinions of tourists changed?

Wynn Resorts released it's first quarter earnings from 2018 Tuesday and even amid the firestorm of allegations against founder Steve Wynn, executives say, business is booming.

"As CEO, I'm not interested in looking in the rear view mirror, guaranteed train wreck on the way, I'm only focused on the future," said CEO Matt Maddox.

He says the future looks bright.

Overall operating revenues were up 20 percent from the same period last year. In Las Vegas, revenue saw a $13 million jump... Read More

Trial begins in civil case focused on David Copperfield's show

A lawyer for a British man who says he slipped, fell and was injured while he participated in a disappearing illusion at magician David Copperfield's Las Vegas show says the act was "an accident waiting to happen.

The remarks from attorney Benedict Morelli came Friday during the first day of the trial in the civil case brought by tourist Gavin Cox and his wife against Copperfield, the MGM Grand casino-resort and others.

Cox filed the lawsuit in 2014 months after he was randomly selected to participate in the final trick of Copperfield's show.

Cox in his lawsuit argues he was injured when he was hurried with no guidance through a dark construction zone.

MGM Grand's attorney Jerry Popovich told the jury Cox simply missed his step when he fell. ... Read More

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Police release mug shots of suspect in Strip robberies

Police released the name and the mugshots of two suspects who they say went on a robbery spree on the Las Vegas Strip late Monday night.

Metro Police said 23-year-old Johnny Terrell and 24-year-old Marquan Jackson led officers to three parking garages before they were arrested.

Police Lt. David Gordon says the men were arrested around midnight after robbing five people and ramming an empty patrol car.

Gordon says suspects first robbed and battered a woman, her daughter and granddaughter around 11:15 p.m. Monday in the parking garage of the Treasure Island casino-resort.

Gordon says the men then robbed a couple around 11:30 p.m. in the Fashion Show Mall's parking garage.

He says an officer then spotted two men matching the description of the robbers and their van in the SLS casino-hotel's parking garage. They rammed the patrol car and were arrested as they ran out of the garage.

Terrell is in custody on the following charges:... Read More

Ear condition causes Céline Dion to cancel March 27-April 18 shows

Celine Dion has canceled her shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for Mach 27- April 18. The singer posted the news on her Facebook page early Wednesday evening.

According to the statement on her Facebook page, Dion has been dealing with a condition in her middle ear known as Patulous Eustachian tube, which causes hearing irregularities, and makes it extremely difficult to sing.

She has been dealing with the condition for the past 12-18 months, but it has been successfully treated with various ear drop medications. However, over the last couple of weeks the medications have stopped working, so she has to undergo a minimally invasive surgical procedure to correct the problem.

The Grammy award winner posted the following statement:... Read More

Steve Wynn looks to sell shares in former company

Former Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn plans to potentially sell all his stock in the casino-operator, a month after he resigned over sexual assault and harassment allegations.

Wynn could potentially sell up to 12.1 million shares of stock. He is the largest shareholder in Wynn Resorts with his stake, which totals about 11.8 percent of the company.

Shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. are hovering around $180 apiece, which makes his stake worth about $2.21 billion.

Two months ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that several women said the billionaire harassed or assaulted them and that one case led to a $7.5 million settlement with a manicurist formerly employed by the Las Vegas company. Wynn has denied the allegations. ... Read More