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July 24, 2014

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Our list of Las Vegas ties to this year’s Super Bowl

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Henderson resident Flavor Flav celebrates the New York Giants victory against the New England Patriots at Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Feb 5, 2012.

This weekend’s Super Bowl — or as our resorts call it “The Big Game” — may have been played in chilly Indianapolis, but it sure packed some Las Vegas heat.

From Strip star Elton John to local residents Vince Neil and Flavor Flav, from UFC legend Chuck Liddell to Cirque du Soleil choreographer Jamie King, the whole event had just enough Nevada naughtiness that it was no wonder singer M.I.A. showed the crowd her favorite finger.

Here is the Sun’s look at the Super Bowl’s ties to Las Vegas:

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