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Happy Half Hour on the High Roller Really Spins the Wheel

When Caesars Entertainment conceived of the High Roller as the anchor attraction for its new, open-air LINQ Promenade, it came as no surprise that the observation wheel – featuring twenty-eight, 40-passenger, spherical cabins – was designed to be the world’s tallest.  And by looking at the colossal structure, it became fairly obvious that the wheel …

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The Cosmo Hits its Stride

Finished in 2010, just after the Great Recession had ravaged Las Vegas, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas had its work cut out for it.  Wedged between MGM’s CityCenter and Bellagio, the independently-owned property represented yet another would-be condo project that almost went bust – and then was converted into a hotel.  But ultimately, that was to …

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Didn’t This Used To Be….?

If a hotel-casino could have an identity crisis, The LINQ would qualify for at least a few sessions of group therapy.  After all, the name changes – from the Imperial Palace to the Quad to the LINQ – occurred in rapid order over the course of two years, prompting some to ask:  “Where am I …

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