27 Jan 2017

Risky Gamble Saves International Shipping Company

The essence of gambling is risking something in hopes of winning more than the funds that are put at risk. One man made an extremely risky gamble, one that ultimately saved his  fledgling company, a company that we all know so well today. Other than deliveries of packages, how do Federal

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26 Jan 2017

Winners And Losers Who Gambled Big In Las Vegas

In Vegas there are always winners and losers. Winning, Losing, and Just having Fun. These are all part of a visit to Las Vegas. In Vegas, most visitors win a little or lose a little during their time in Sin City, but basically leave having had a fun time winning, dining, and

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25 Jan 2017

Events That led Up To The Founding Of Las Vegas

There were a series of events, isolated, but important events, that transpired between the first non-Indian visitor to the Valley and the official founding of Las Vegas. There were intermittent and accidental discoveries of the Las Vegas valley by early explorers. However, most historians agree that the first non-Indian to visit the area

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25 Jan 2017

Hauntings On Vegas Strip Still Abound

Even in today’s Las Vegas, there are active hauntings. People continue to report unusual ghostly activities.Is Is Las Vegas haunted? The city that seems to radiate life, vitality, excitement, and constant activity does not at first look like a place a person would go searching for ghosts. However, if that

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24 Jan 2017

Eccentric Billionaire Set Stage For Today’s Las Vegas

The Billionaire who Changed Las Vegas. He was eccentric, reclusive, and a true Las Vegas game changer. Howard Hughes, the well known eccentric billionaire, left behind the legacy of being the world’s first real casino tycoon. He is reported to be one of the most influential people in Las Vegas’ history. Through

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21 Jan 2017

Ground Zero For Birth Of Las Vegas

It all began here. It was ground zero, the birth place and meager beginnings of Las Vegas. Until 1855, no permanent non-Indian had put down stakes in this seemingly God-forsaken country. A watering hole and a vast steamy desert was all there was to invite any form of life to settle

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20 Jan 2017

Miracle In The Desert Continues

The fact that Las Vegas has become what it has become in 2017 with a population of over two million residents is just short of a true miracle. Today, this oasis will receive over 43 million people, people who will come for all kinds of reasons. Las Vegas is now in the top ten of

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18 Jan 2017

Don’t Miss These Incredible Places In Las Vegas

Please don’t miss some of the most important and historic places in the whole Las Vegas area. One place we reveal is the place where the first explorers and settlers found water. Remember, that Las Vegas is in the desert and water is more important than gold. Water plays a

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18 Jan 2017

Tunnel People Ignored By Vegas Authorities

What is relatively unknown, is the exact population of the  “other” Las Vegas, the city that exists not within the city, but below the city, down under. These are the tunnel people. There is a 600 mile network of flood tunnels that is home to hundreds of homeless residents. Some of these makeshift homesteads

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16 Jan 2017

Actors And Celebrities Who Were Banned From Casinos

Hollywood actors and other celebrities usually get away with things that we common folks cannot. But, some celebrities have done certain things that has resulted in their being banned from certain casinos. What conduct, what behavior, can get someone banned from a casino? It can be a variety of things. There have been quite

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