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Las Vegas Sands Nears Bankruptcy

Chips are down for gaming giant

(Newser) - Casino giant Las Vegas Sands is on the verge of bankruptcy, reports the Las Vegas Sun. The company, which owns the Venetian and Palazzo casinos in Las Vegas and has several gambling resorts in development around the world, filed paperwork with the federal government yesterday declaring that the Sands’ ratio... More »

Guggenheim Vegas Failure a Rare Stumble

Starchitect Koolhaas bears some blame for museum's woes: critic

(Newser) - Now that the shutdown of the Guggenheim Museum's Las Vegas satellites is complete, many in the art world are faulting museum leaders in New York for not understanding the realities of the Strip. But for one LA Times critic, it's not just the Guggenheim that misread Vegas. Rem Koolhaas, the... More »

Spas Get the Vegas Treatment

Relaxation is another of Sin City's pricey pastimes

(Newser) - Las Vegas' go-big-or-go-home attitude runs from its slots to its spas, which now rival the Dead Sea as the world's favored soaking grounds, W reports. But what separates Sin City from Baden-Baden is the de-emphasis on escaping it all: At these luxury bathhouses, seeing and being seen is equally important... More »

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