Tag Archive: Las Vegas

Leagues Cup Final To Be Played in the City of Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS -- Major League Soccer (MLS) and Liga MX today announced that the city of Las Vegas will host the first-ever final of the new annual competition between the two top soccer leagues in North America, Leagues Cup, on Wednesday, September 18 at Sam Boyd Stadium. The event is being organized with the support of MGM Resorts and Las Vegas Events. On “The Road to Las Vegas,” the 2019 edition of Leagues Cup will feature four clubs from each league in an eight-team single-elimination tournament that launches with quarterfinals on July 23 and 24 at the stadiums of the MLS clubs. The…

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NHL Awards Moved To Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

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LAS VEGAS -- The NHL Awards return to Las Vegas this summer at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the National Hockey League has announced. The 2019 NHL Awards presented by Bridgestone will be held on Wednesday, June 19 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. It marks the first year that the NHL Awards will be held at the resort's sports and entertainment venue and the first time Bridgestone will be the presenting sponsor of the event.  This will be the 11th year of a successful partnership between Las Vegas and the League and the 10th time the NHL will honor…

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Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens Spring Display

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LAS VEGAS -- The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens presents the 2019 Spring Show. This magnificent display highlights the beauty of spring in Japan. The journey begins in the East Bed, stepping through two large torii gates. The East Bed features a row of cherry blossoms, which represents the beauty and brevity of life. Moving to the North Bed, two beautiful red-crowned Japanese cranes. These are designed after the famous Japanese painting, 100 Fountain Views of Edo-Hiroshige Cranes 1857. The highlight of the spring display is waiting on the West Bed. Here, a towering replica of the Osaka Castle. The Osaka…

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LVCVA Board of Directors Votes to Move Forward with Elon Musk’s The Boring Company

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LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors today made a monumental decision that will revolutionize Southern Nevada’s transportation. The 14-member Board approved a recommendation to select Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) to design, construct and operate a people mover for the Las Vegas Convention Center via a loop of underground express-route tunnels that could carry passengers in autonomous electric vehicles at high speeds. The innovative project has the potential to connect Downtown, the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Las Vegas Boulevard Resort Corridor, McCarran International Airport and beyond.  “Las Vegas has maintained…

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National Football League Brings its Future Talents to Las Vegas

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 Entertainment Capital of the World to Host 2020 NFL Draft LAS VEGAS – The National Football League (NFL) today announced Las Vegas as the official host city of the 2020 NFL Draft. The destination will showcase the newest NFL players just months ahead of joining the league as its newest hometown with the relocation of the Raiders for the 2020 season. “We’re thrilled to be selected for this special event and cannot wait to show the NFL and the world a true Las Vegas experience for the draft,” said Steve Hill, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority…

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NASCAR Championship Awards and Red Carpet with Maddie Poppe

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LAS VEGAS -- NASCAR drivers, team members, the sport’s national media and loyal fans descended on Las Vegas this week for the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards held at the Wynn Las Vegas on November 29, 2018. Team Penske’s Joey Logano formally received the 2018 Monster Energy Series trophy as the sports celebrated a dramatic season and recognized some of its most impactful participants. Before the ceremony, drivers and celebrities hit the red carpet and talked to the media about the 2018 NASCAR season.

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Community Celebrates Vegas Golden Knights

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LAS VEGAS -- As the Vegas Golden Knights prepare for the Stanley Cup Playoffs opening May 28 vs. the Washington Capitals, the Las Vegas News Bureau looks back on the team's historic inaugural season and the community that rallied around the hometown heroes who captured its heart. Las Vegas News Bureau photos by Sam Morris, Joe Buglewicz, Glenn Pinkerton and Mark Damon.

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Ultimate Sumo Is Newest Professional League to Join Las Vegas Sports Lineup

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LAS VEGAS -- The Ultimate Sumo League, the newest professional sports league, will debut in Las Vegas April 28, 2018, when the world’s finest Rikishi (Sumo Wrestlers) compete at Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. Ultimate Sumo League President Noah Goldman made the announcement Feb. 2 at Toshiba Plaza, where exhibition matches were held to demonstrate the sport. Goldman  was joined by six-time U.S. National Sumo Champion Robert Daniel (Memphis, TN), 12-time U.S. Sumo Champion Dan Kalbfleisch (Los Angeles, CA) and Soslan Gagloev (Russia) who competes in the Japanese Professional League. The U.S. and World Tour League plans…

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Las Vegas Entertainers Surprise Visitors and Locals with Free Trips Celebrating National Plan for Vacation Day

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LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) partnered with Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air and resort partners to surprise visitors and Las Vegas employees with free trips and time off. The giveaways are in celebration of the second annual National Plan for Vacation Day—a day devoted to encouraging Americans to use their paid time off by planning their trips at the beginning of the year. The surprise giveaways were captured on video for a national promotion shared on various social media channels. The first of the giveaways was held at The Palazzo Las Vegas’ Rosina cocktail bar. A Rosina…

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