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June 25, 2017

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Photo: A view of the Stratosphere on a stormy day in May
Golden Entertainment’s purchase of four casinos illustrates midmarket consolidation
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
A trend toward consolidation on the Las Vegas Strip, with fewer companies owning more casinos, appears to aptly describe the locals market after Monday’s announcement that Golden Entertainment is buying American Casino Entertainment Properties. The sale of American — which owns the Stratosphere, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, Arizona Charlie’s Boulder and the Aquarius Casino in Laughlin — to Golden is expected to be completed by the end of the year, pending ...
PT’s Pub owner buying Stratosphere, other casinos
PT’s Pub owner buying Stratosphere, other casinos
Monday, June 12, 2017
Golden Entertainment, the company that owns PT’s Pub, a slot route company and casinos in Pahrump and Maryland, announced today it is buying American Casino and ...
Security officer treated for smoke after small fire at Stratosphere
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
A security officer was treated for smoke inhalation today after a fire in a bathroom at the Stratosphere, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials. The fire department reported the ...
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Strip Scribbles: My grandson Brandon, 13, makes me especially proud this Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2016
Las Vegas:
My 13-year-old grandson Brandon Leach has some impressive writing skills! He was moved by stories of D-Day and the servicemen slain on the beaches of France, so much so that he wrote a letter to President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande.
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CIA agent’s ‘Spy Escape’ show, at $1,500 a ticket, heads to the Strip
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
A new show where you learn real CIA spy secrets that could save your life is headed to the Strip — it’s a two-day “Escape and Evasion” presentation hosted by former CIA agent Jason Hanson, who served with the agency for nearly a decade.
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The sky’s the limit: Stratosphere toasts to 20 years
Friday, April 29, 2016
The world-class property goes into two decades of business refreshed and refined.
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Lisa Marie Smith of ‘Pin Up’ flips calendar for spin with ‘Baz’
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
When Lisa Marie Smith first saw “For The Record: Baz” at Light in Mandalay Bay last June, she gazed at the stage and said, “I am going to be in that show.” She is now in that show. The ...
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Premieres preview: Wayne Newton, Human Nature, Frankie Moreno, George Strait
Thursday, April 21, 2016
It’s a star-studded clash as the king of country arrives on the Strip for his debut Las Vegas concerts at T-Mobile Arena. Incredibly, three other acts premiere shows in the same 72-hour period. Las Vegas has never seen such a celebrity overload all at once!
Photo: Frankie Moreno performs during Travis Cloers Chris
Planet Hollywood theater to receive makeover before Frankie Moreno’s debut
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The makeover of the Planet Hollywood mezzanine theater begins Monday in advance of Las Vegas singer-songwriter and musician Frankie Moreno’s headliner show “Under the Influence” opening there April 23.
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New Planet Hollywood headliner Frankie Moreno wants to create modern Rat Pack
Friday, March 4, 2016
He managed to keep the news secret for more than a month, but finally he announced it at his Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center concert Tuesday night. Frankie Moreno and his band have landed a residency at Planet Hollywood Showroom.
Frankie Moreno’s ‘Under the Influence’ headed for Planet Hollywood residency
Frankie Moreno’s ‘Under the Influence’ headed for Planet Hollywood residency
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Ages ago, at Golden Nugget’s rowdy Rush Lounge, the production effects in Frankie Moreno’s show were a smudged glass jar at the edge of the stage with a sign reading “tips” taped to ...
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Q+A: Frankie Moreno — ‘We are expanding our sound and style each week’
Monday, February 29, 2016
The Smith Center:
Time flies! It seems like only yesterday, but it has been nearly a year since Las Vegas singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Frankie Moreno departed the Stratosphere. I fired four questions at him.
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2015 NYE: 80,000 fireworks to Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons, Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Las Vegas:
The 8-minute-and-18-second fireworks salute to the end of 2015 and welcome to 2016 on the Las Vegas Strip has taken one year of planning. Our annual extravaganza widely hailed as one of the biggest and best in the world will be set this year to the music of multiple artists.
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Stratosphere owner grows revenue 6.6 percent but reports 3rd-quarter loss
Monday, November 16, 2015
The company that runs the Stratosphere, the two Arizona Charlie’s properties and the Aquarius in Laughlin reported its third-quarter earnings today. The increase in net revenue was the result strong performance in all major areas: more slot and table games revenue, increased ...
Photo: Vocalists Kerry OMalley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole
Strip Scribbles: New star in ‘Showstoppers’; ‘Solo Strips’ on Monday; ‘Pin Up’
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Las Vegas:
I can confirm that English musical star, actress and singer Rachel Taylor has been selected by Steve Wynn as the new leading lady of his hit production “Showstoppers” at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.