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July 3, 2011
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Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign -photo taken: 2011. photo by: LasVegas360.com

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk down the world famous Las Vegas Strip? Now is your chance to take a virtual stroll down Las Vegas Boulevard, one of the most exciting streets in the world. Start at the famous Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign and continue down the entire length of the Strip with complete 360 degree panoramic views. Be sure to stop at some of the newest and best hotels in Las Vegas including Bellagio, Wynn, Encore, Paris, Mandalay Bay and The Venetian. if you like gambling, try your luck at the various gambling establishments across the valley. From the video poker machines in the local 7-11’s to the High Roller tables at Caesars Palace. Smaller places have all slots casino catering to the slot machine crowds. There are local joints, like my favorite PT’s Pub to the glamorous Bellagio, Paris and Wynn, Resorts, there is something for everyone. play live dealer blackjack you can get started now. Click here. A new trend is bringing Las Vegas to casinos online such as Royal Vegas which are now offering world-class games straight from Vegas as explained on casino canuck’s guide to royal Vegas and NZ online pokies royal Vegas impression. Australians will have the opportunity to play at online casinos in their preferred currency AUD.

Did you know? If you choose to play slots online for real money you will have an option to choose either $ £ € to receive your payout in. Review your favorite online pokie games online including, 5 Dragons and Big Red at UberPokies.org.

Continue to the downtown area of Las Vegas, and don’t miss our 360 degree tour of Fremont Street. This street was where it all began, from a small railroad stop at the turn of the century to one of the brightest streets in the world. Fremont street was one of the best places to cruise in a convertible car for decades but now the street has been closed off to traffic and it is a pedestrian paradise lined with kiosks, souvenir shops and of course plenty of casinos. Up above an arched steel canopy lights up the night sky with an animated, electronic show that spans the entire four blocks of Fremont Street. Further down Fremont Street is the newly developing non-gaming sector of  “Fremont East District” lined with Bars, Coffee shops and places to eat, including newly opened Container Park.

Want to see Harrah’s, Caesar’s and all the famous casinos? Then take a virtual stroll down Boulevard South. It may get you tempted to come over and play for real in which case you may want to first read up on the top games.

Las Vegas Strip Virtual 360° Las Vegas Strip Tour: Part I (Welcome Sign – Bellagio)

Virtual 360° Las Vegas Strip Tour: Part II (Caesar’s – Treasure Island) 

Virtual 360° Las Vegas  Strip Tour: Part III (Fashion Show Mall – Stratosphere)

Downtown Virtual 360° Downtown Las Vegas Tour here

Mount Charleston / Lee Canyon Virtual 360° Lee Canyon Tour

Google Map of the Strip with VR Photos

Las Vegas History

Featured Post: Despite a Few Water Problems, Las Vegas is Showing no Signs of Drying up

If you want to see what there is to do away from the casinos and bright lights take a panoramic peek at recreational areas like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Mt. Charleston and the quaint little town of Boulder City, the only town in the state where gambling remains illegal.  Las Vegas has something for everyone, shopping, food, entertainment, recreation at Lake Mead, Red Rock Canyon, and to get away from the heat, Mount Charleston offers hiking, camping, picnicking. There truly is something for everyone in Las Vegas from the glitz and glamor to the serene beauty of the Spring Mountains.

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On This Date: January 17, 2008 Palazzo Opens in Las Vegas

January 17, 2018

Palazzo Opened on January 17, 2008

The Palazzo is a luxury hotel and casino located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip at 3325 Las Vegas Blvd South between Wynn and the Venetian hotels. Many tourists believe that the Wynn, Palazzo and the Venetian are the best Las Vegas hotels in Las Vegas. The Palazzo has 3068 rooms and 105,000 sq. ft. of gaming space and cost over $1.8 billion to construct.

The soft opening of the Palazzo opened at 7 pm on Sunday, December 30 and the official grand opening took place on January 17, 2008.

Upon its completion, The Palazzo total floor area covering is 6,948,980 square feet beating the Pentagon as the largest building in the United States in terms of floor space, by about 383,000 square feet. The Palazzo is reported to be the eleventh largest building in the world in terms of available floor space and is also currently the second-largest building in the Western Hemisphere. The Palazzo property is LEED Silver Certified; making it the largest LEED certified building in the nation. For more information on The Palazzo, including restaurants, pictures, maps, and more, head over to The Palazzo at World Casino Directory.

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On This Date: January 16, 1942, Carole Lombard Dies in Plane Crash Near Las Vegas

January 16, 2018

On this date, January 16, 1942, a Douglas DC-3 Propliner left Las Vegas and crashed in to nearby Potosi Mountain.

TWA Flight 3

TWA Flight 3 Crashed in to Mount Potosi on January 16, 1942 near Las Vegas

After taking off from now named Nellis Air Force base, TWA Flight 3 flew for 15 minutes and slammed into a sheer cliff on Potosi Mountain, 32 miles southwest of the airport, at an elevation of 7,770 ft. and was destroyed.

All nineteen passengers on board, including movie star Carole Lombard, who was married to husband Clark Gable, her mother, and all three crew members, died in the crash.

Potosi Mountain can be seen from the Las Vegas valley and has a elevation of 8,517 ft.

GPS: 35° 57′ 3.71″ N, 115° 29′ 25″ W
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Horse Racing Betting Tips

January 15, 2018

 race-trackOftentimes, the horse racing is seen just through the glasses of the betting scene. The fact is the horse racing rises above betting. The display and excellence of watching competitors on the steeds has no rivals. Incredible creatures – horses – love running and are reproduced to run quickly. Before anybody takes to betting, they will ideally set aside the opportunity to acknowledge what they are encountering from a visual viewpoint.

All things considered, horse racing exists since human beings love to bet on the horses. It’s a an engagement of technique, examination and figuring out how to deal with one’s assets keeping in mind the end goal to amplify benefits. That is the thing that the amusement intends to the genuine horseplayer. At the opposite end of the range is the beginner horseplayer who basically appreciates setting off to the races, taking in the air and tossing down a couple of dollars for a shot cheer and gain a couple of dollars consequently.

Here are a couple of free advices for all.

  • Don’t buy information at new online casino and betting shops. The betting industry is brimming with tipsters who are more than willing to share their picks for a charge. The demonstration of paying that charge guarantees the purchaser they will be a washout before the races even begin.
  • Learn to deal with form guide. There is something exceptionally energizing and satisfying about unraveling measurable data and attempting to disengage a victor from a full field of stallions. It’s requires investment and cash to figure out how to utilize the Form Guide, however it’s opportunity and cash well spent, particularly when the champs begin coming a pleasant chances.
  • Don’t get involved in each race. Everyone has a constrained bankroll. Rather than attempting to spread that bankroll over an expansive determination of races, the punter should concentrate on distinguishing the races that have a stallion that appears to have the most obvious opportunity to win at the most noteworthy conceivable chances and making bigger bets on those races.
  • Listen to tips of betting experts at best live casino. If you don’t bet at the track face to face. You should realize that most online sports books and dashing productions have an occupant autonomous master (handicapper), who is paid to give free “hustling tips today” for the advantage of its clients. While it’s not prescribed to wager indiscriminately on each of the master’s picks, they can be utilized to help seclude steeds that have a sensible possibility of winning.
  • Don’t bet only on favorites. Statistically, top choices win around 34% of the time. When they do win, the chances will be short, intermittently sufficiently low to be viewed as an underlay. Reliably wagering top picks is a losing recommendation.
  • Care of betting value. Punters (bettor or gambler) can win considerably by horse betting that are overlaid. Look at this example: There dependably is by all accounts a steed or two sitting at chances of between 4-1 and 7-1, which appears to be high in connection to the stallion’s morning line chances and current shape. On the off chance that a steed resembles a genuine contender whose chances are higher than it ought to be, that may be an overlaid horse worth wagering.
  • Serious betting versus leisure betting. Serious punters should concentrate individually races and searching for champs with 75% of their bankroll set on win bets and the other 25% going towards lucrative outlandish bets. Then again, recreational punters should search with the expectation of complimentary steed dashing tips, complete a bit of disabling and go for the energy by betting 75% of their bankroll on lucrative exotics and the other 25% on win/put bets.

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On This Date: January 15, 1990, The Rio Opened in Las Vegas

The Rio in Las Vegas

The Rio in Las Vegas with the original  Ipanema Tower on the right and the Masquerade tower on the Left

The Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino opened on January 15, 1990, also known as the Rio, as a locals casino. When the hotel orginally open it only had one wing of the Ipanema Tower . This is an off Strip property located on West Flamingo across the street from the Gold Coast.  A 20-story expansion wing was added to the Ipanema Tower in 1993. The Masquerade Village, a hotel tower and casino expansion (large rounded tower) including the Masquerade Show in the Sky, opened in 1997, at a cost of over $200 million. The Rio was purchased by Harrah’s Entertainment in 1999 for $888 million.

The Rio’s Penn & Teller Theater was the host venue of the 30th Anniversary Special for the hit CBS game show The Price Is Right and has been used for “Live! With Regis and Kelly,” “Hell’s Kitchen” and numerous Penn & Teller television projects. The hotel hosted the World Series of Poker in 2005 and since has been the home for the tournament that used to be hosted by Binion’s.

The Rio and is owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment Inc. The Rio was the first all suite resort in the Las Vegas area. It was named after the city of Rio de Janeiro, and is influenced by Brazilian culture.

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Las Vegas Panoramic Sky from Downtown Las Vegas Jan 12, 2015

January 12, 2018
Las Vegas Downtown Sunset Jan 15, 2014

Las Vegas Downtown Sunset – January 12, 2014

Looking over the Symphony Park Development, maybe a stadium one day or not.

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Date Taken: January 12, 2015

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