MGM Resorts International has shelved marketing pitches as it grapples with the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history – a massacre launched from, and against, its properties.
In the shadow of the worst mass shooting in modern history, Las Vegas is hosting the world’s largest gaming convention with nearly 150 panels. But of the handful of speakers slated to address security concerns at the Global Gaming Expo this week, nearly all are focused on protecting casinos from dangers such as cyber threats, frivolous lawsuits and scams.
Las Vegas visitors talk about the Strip shooting and how it will impact their view of Las Vegas.
The newest television advertisement for Las Vegas isn’t anything like what people are used to seeing from the Entertainment Capital of the World.
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.
The deadliest shooting in U.S. history will force the nation’s hotel industry to rethink security procedures, but there may be little new they can do now to prevent such events.
The horror of the murderous attack in Las Vegas Sunday night was similar in many ways to the incident it supplanted as the worst mass shooting in history in the family tourism mecca of Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.