The 10 Spot: Sept. 14, 2006
1. While writing the 10 Spot might appear to be all fun and games, to be honest, some days it’s a struggle. Often I stare at a blank page wondering, “Has anything new happened today in the sports world that’s worth mocking? Must I resort to my umpteenth joke about Barry Bonds’ noggin?” But on other days, when the stars are perfectly aligned, I come to work to find a headline like this: “Backup
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Gambling casinos info:
- The word Casino originally meant a public hall for music and dancing. By the second half of the 19th century, the term essentially meant a collection of gaming or gambling rooms. The classic example of a casino, is the casino at Monte-Carlo, which was opened in 1861.
- Indian tribes have used their position as sovereign entities to develop a number of gaming establishments. Indian casinos operate in 22 states. This number is expected to grow.
- 1993: Steve Wynn buys the Dune Hotel, then implodes it to make way for the Bellagio. The new MGM Grand is completed, once again becoming the world's largest hotel. On December 31, Barbra Streisand stars in the inaugural concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
- 1973: The MGM Grand opens on the Strip, becoming the world's largest hotel.
1989: One of Vegas's most extravag-ant hotels opens. Steve Wynn's Mirage resort features a man-made volcano and over 3,000 rooms. Siegfried and Roy sign a $57 million, five-year contract to provide entertainment at the hotel.