MGM Resorts International’s plans to build a community center on concert grounds targeted by a gunman nearly two years ago drew praise from some, but left others chagrined by a move to use the site for a temporary parking lot.
MGM Resorts International is converting the Las Vegas Village and Route 91 Harvest music festival site into parking for events at Allegiant Stadium, and also a community and athletic center.
The Planet Hollywood headliner took to the stage in his signature manner Tuesday night at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.
Following the Las Vegas shooting, Las Vegas hotels provided at least 1,875 cumulative room nights to families of victims. A couple of airlines also provided free flights to at least 260 victims’ family members.
The state Gaming Control Board is pitching in on the investigation of the person who shot hundreds of people from his hotel suite at Mandalay Bay and will deploy plainclothes officers at Strip casinos as a safety measure.
Possible shifts in public opinion following the mass shooting Sunday night may eventually lead to a new slogan for Las Vegas.
Wynn Las Vegas and Encore have begun checking bags with handheld metals detectors as casinos try new security strategies following the mass shooting in Las Vegas late Sunday.
Outdoor music venues like Las Vegas Village, where a gunman massacred concert-goers Sunday night, are open targets. Don’t expect such sites to be razed and replaced anytime soon, experts say.
Normally bustling with convention attendees drinking, gambling and socializing, the Mandalay Bay felt like a newly-opened casino that few knew about. Just 26 hours earlier, the same casino floor was full of life until hundreds — maybe even thousands — of bullets came reigning down onto concertgoers from the hotel’s 32 floor.