Playing cards

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A playing card is a typically hand-sized piece of heavy paper or thin plastic used for playing card games. A complete set of cards is a pack or deck. Playing cards are often used as props in magic tricks, as … Read More

Tropicana – Las Vegas Boulevard Intersection

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The Tropicana – Las Vegas Boulevard intersection in Las Vegas, Nevada (Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard), the latter also known as the Las Vegas Strip is noteworthy for several reasons. It was the first intersection completely closed to street … Read More

World Poker Tour

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World Poker Tour Sport Texas Hold ’em Founded 2002 Commissioner Steven Lipscomb Motto “May all your cards be live, and your pots be monsters” (Unofficial) No. of teams No officially recognized teams Country(ies) United States (Founded) Most recent champion(s) David … Read More

The Howard Hughes Corporation

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The Howard Hughes Corporation is a major real estate development and management company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which was founded by Howard Hughes. Later sold to the Rouse Company, it is now a subsidiary of General Growth Properties. History … Read More

Bellagio

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Bellagio 3600 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 Number of rooms 3,421 Theme Mediterranean Gaming space 116,000 ft² (10,776.75 m²) Permanent show(s) “O” Signature attraction(s) Bellagio Gallery Of Fine Art Conservatory The Fountains of Bellagio Notable restaurant(s) Le … Read More

Casino

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A casino is a facility that accommodates certain types of gambling activities. Casinos are often placed near or combined with hotels, restaurants, retail shopping, cruise ships and other vacation attractions. Some casinos are known for hosting live entertainment events, such … Read More

Big Six wheel

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The Big Six wheel is a gambling game based on a large vertical spinning wheel, similar to the wheel used on the television game show Wheel of Fortune. (The wheel used on the show is mounted horizontally, however.) The wheel … Read More

Global Gaming Expo

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Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is an annual gaming trade show held in Las Vegas, Nevada, generally in November, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show is one of the two major gaming trade shows. History The show has been … Read More

Baccarat

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Baccarat is a gambling card game. It is believed to have been introduced into France from Italy during the reign of Charles VIII of France (ruled 1483-1498), and it is similar to Faro and to Basset. There are three accepted … Read More

Bally’s Las Vegas

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Bally’s 3645 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89109 Number of rooms 2,814 Theme Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Gaming space 67,000 ft² (6,224.5 m²) Permanent show(s) Jubilee! Signature attraction(s) Garden Walkway Notable restaurant(s) Al Dente Bally’s Steakhouse Chang’s Owner Harrah’s … Read More

Video poker

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Video poker is a casino game based on five-card draw poker. It is played on a computerized console which is a similar size to a slot machine. History Video poker first became commercially viable when it became economical to combine … Read More

Slot machines

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A slot machine (American English), poker machine (Australian English), or fruit machine (British English) is a certain type of casino game. Traditional slot machines are coin-operated machines with three or more reels, which spin when a lever on the side … Read More

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