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‘Mario Kart’-themed race coming to Las Vegas

by Tony Garcia on

For those who always wanted to live in a video game but were not interested in fighting Mike Tyson or dodging barrels of oil from a gorilla, the Mushroom Rally may be for you.... Read full article

KAOS reigns during nightclub’s debut at Palms Las Vegas

by Jason Bracelin on

Part of the $620 million renovation of the Palms, Kaos was christened in a dusk-‘til-dawn bash encompassing multiple parts of the property.... Read full article

Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas moving to paper straws

by John Katsilometes on

Hard Rock Hotel is the latest Vegas resort to switch from plastic to paper in their preferred tubular drinking implements.... Read full article

‘Hunger Games’ exhibition to open on Las Vegas Strip

by Best of Las Vegas on

The attraction is based on the blockbuster movie franchise, which grossed more than $3 billion at the worldwide box office.... Read full article

UNLV’s Larry Johnson selected to college basketball hall of fame

by Mark Anderson on

Larry Johnson, who starred on two Final Four teams at UNLV, will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.... Read full article

Las Vegas Sands announces $3.3B expansion in Singapore

by Richard N. Velotta on

Las Vegas Sands Corp. will build a 15,000-seat arena and a 1,000-suite luxury hotel tower at its Marina Bay Sands Singapore property, the company announced Wednesday.... Read full article

Street artist completes mural in Las Vegas Strip casino

by Janna Karel on

Troy James' first foray into public art was graffiti writing in Los Angeles, he now teaches at the Art Institute of Las Vegas and creates commissioned murals, most recently at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.... Read full article

Virgin to begin Las Vegas Hard Rock remodel after next Super Bowl

by John Katsilometes on

The big lift in Hard Rock Hotel’s overhaul to Virgin Hotel Las Vegas will begin just as the confetti is being swept off the field after the next Super Bowl in February.... Read full article

Uber expands monthly ride discount service to Las Vegas

by Mick Akers on

Las Vegas residents who frequently use Uber for their daily commutes now have an option to make those trips have less of a financial impact.... Read full article

Head of Red Rock Bowling Center most at home in alley

by Richard N. Velotta on

Dennis Mathews doesn’t mind kids running around his arcade, creating havoc in the Red Rock Bowling Center. After all, he sees a lot of himself in them.... Read full article