Sunday, June 19, 2016

E-202: Air Hockey Fight

Random Vegas
La Bayou, then the Northern Club, is the site of the 1st place to receive a gaming license after the ban was lifted in Nevada.  Since then, it’s been the Monte Carlo Club and Coin Castle before it’s current incarnation as La Bayou (

Twitpic of the week

It’s the icon of icons. Las Vegas wouldn’t exist as we know it today without her. She is as important to the evolution as the Flamingo, more so even.  The Flamingo helped invent the strip. The Mirage saved and reinvented it after years of being the 2nd biggest gaming market in the US behind Atlantic City.  It took something that transcended the imagination to change the game and become a monument to everything Vegas should be and a volcano in the desert to make a Mirage real. Thanks to @hollywood31 for sharing another thought provoking, monolog inspiring photo of the Mirage as she looks from the strip at night.