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Patrick Hughes Named President & CEO of Fremont Street Experience

February 11, 2016

The Fremont Street Experience Board has named Cannery Casino & Hotel Vice President and General Manager, Patrick Hughes, as the new President and CEO of Fremont Street Experience. Hughes will begin his new gig at Fremont Street Experience on Feb. 29, 2016, succeeding former President Jeff Victor. Patrick Hughes is a native of Ireland and… Read More

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SlotZilla Partners With Spread the Word Nevada to Support Literacy

February 5, 2016

We’ll be hosting the very first SlotZilla Charity Challenge of 2016 to benefit Spread the Word Nevada, an organization devoted to increasing literacy and distributing books to at-risk kids. On Feb. 25, 2016, all revenue from SlotZilla Zipline and Zoomline sales, between 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., will be donated to Spread the Word Nevada…. Read More

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Country Singer Craig Morgan to Headline Free RaceJam 2016 Concert

February 2, 2016

Craig Morgan will headline NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas with the 13th Annual RaceJam concert here at Fremont Street Experience on March 5, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. on the 3rd Street Stage. The concert is free! Morgan will rev up crowds for a free concert with crowd-pleasing songs including, “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” “Almost… Read More

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Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Kick Off Free Summer Concert Series

January 11, 2016

Are you ready to rock Memorial Day weekend? None other than Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are set to kick off our Rock of Vegas free concert series, May 28, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. Our eighth Rock of Vegas season will be full of surprises, and we’ll be announcing more bands soon. Rock of Vegas… Read More

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Baseball Stars Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant Get Keys to the City

December 18, 2015

On Dec. 17, 2015, Fremont Street Experience hosted a ceremony to honor two baseball stars from Las Vegas, Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant. These were not your ordinary keys to the city, mind you! On-hand for the celebration were Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and her husband, former mayor Oscar Goodman (pictured below). Bryce Harper… Read More

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Boyd Gaming to Donate $25,000 to Charities Through “Trees of Hope” Contest

November 30, 2015

If you’re downtown during the holiday season, don’t miss the collection of Christmas trees on the second floor of the California Hotel & Casino. The trees have been decorated by local charities as part of Boyd Gaming’s nationwide “Trees of Hope” contest. Taking part in the contest at The Cal these nonprofits: Alzheimer’s Association of… Read More

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Craps Basics From a Casino Insider, Free Tournament at Fremont Casino

November 24, 2015

Craps is one of the most exciting table games in any casino. The clinking of chips, the cheering and the colorful jargon (not to mention colorful characters) add up to an unforgettable game and what many consider to be an essential part of the Las Vegas experience. Craps, though, can sometimes be daunting to new… Read More

Yes, he was doing it wrong, but it ended up being so right.

Irish Tourist Accidentally Films Vegas Visit Backward, Brought Back for Do-Over

November 20, 2015

Video taken by an Irish tourist, Joseph Griffin, who accidentally pointed his GoPro video camera in the wrong direction during his Las Vegas visit, recently went viral. The amusing video of Griffin’s Las Vegas adventures now has more than seven million views on YouTube. Here’s a look at the highly-entertaining, although more-than-a-little-embarrassing video.   Seeing… Read More

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Fremont Street Performers Can Register Online or In Person, New Ordinance Takes Effect Nov. 16

November 11, 2015

A new Las Vegas City ordinance takes effect on Nov. 16, 2015, and street performers—also known as “buskers”—can register online to perform in designated performance spaces along Fremont Street Experience. The new ordinance was created to ease congestion and assure public safety along the busy Fremont Street Experience pedestrian mall, and was created by the… Read More

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SlotZilla Charity Challenge Means a $9,260 Donation to Shriners Hospitals

November 11, 2015

Our SlotZilla Charity Challenge on Oct. 21, 2015 has resulted in $9,260 raised for Shriners Hospitals for Children. On SlotZilla Charity Challenge days, Fremont Street Experience donates 100% of SlotZilla ticket sales to Las Vegas nonprofits. To-date, more than $126,000 has been donated to nine charities by Fremont Street Experience and its member hotel-casinos. Find… Read More