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Reporter: Corey Levitan

Corey Levitan joined in 2022 after a long career covering Las Vegas. He currently covers gaming news on the US West Coast, including Las Vegas.

Corey spent six years covering the Vegas Strip for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where he also wrote the most popular humor column in the city’s history. (For “Fear and Loafing,” he tried out 176 Vegas jobs, including poker player, blackjack dealer and Follie Bergere dancer.)

Corey has won more than 100 local, state and national awards for his journalism, which has also appeared in Rolling Stone, New York Magazine and the New York Post.

Corey is a New York native whose hobbies include playing guitar, trying to be a better husband, and arguing with strangers on Facebook.

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1186 stories by Corey Levitan

VEGAS MYTHS BUSTED: You Can Rent the Hangover Suite at Caesars Palace

"Featured in blockbuster films, the Caesars Palace Hangover Suite is a two-bedroom suite which provides for the ultimate celebrity trip," announces, quoting an average price of $1,760 per night. It's no wonder hundreds of people a year still call Caesars Palace...

Corey Levitan May 27, 2024

Boring Co.’s Next Vegas Loop Tunnel Reaches Virgin Hotels

Digging on the next tunnel in the Vegas Loop has reached Virgin Hotels (the former Hard Rock Hotel) 1.5 miles east of the Strip. On Friday, Elon Musk announced the milestone for his The Boring Co. (TBC) via its X/Twitter account. “Within...

Corey Levitan May 25, 2024

Siegfried & Roy’s Limos Fetching Pittance in Online Auction

Two limousines formerly owned by the most successful Las Vegas magicians of all time are being auctioned online by Traverse City, Mich.’s Hagerty Marketplace. And so far, the highest bid for either is only $3,500! Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn are the...

Corey Levitan May 24, 2024

Resorts World Las Vegas Eliminates All Free Parking

Resorts World announced on Thursday the end of free parking even for its rewards club members. As of June 1, only club members who have attained a new "Elite Tier" status or above can park without paying. Elite requires players to earn...

Corey Levitan May 24, 2024

VEGAS MYTHS RE-BUSTED: You Get on ‘Pawn Stars’ by Visiting the Shop

EDITOR'S NOTE: "Vegas Myths Busted" publishes every Monday, with a bonus Flashback Friday edition. Today's entry in our ongoing series originally ran on Dec. 25, 2023.  A bunch of guys famous for spotting counterfeit reproductions are the manufacturers of a colossal one...

Corey Levitan May 24, 2024

Lisa Marie’s Presley’s Signature on Graceland Loan is a Fake, Handwriting Expert Tells Us

Elvis’ home is safe, at least according to Bart Baggett. The LA-based handwriting expert told that Lisa Marie Presley’s signature, allegedly affixed to an application for a $3.8 million loan that she received but never repaid, using Graceland as collateral, is...

Corey Levitan May 23, 2024

Las Vegas Woman Arrested for Conspiring to Cheat Mandalay Bay Dealer

Las Vegas police arrested a Las Vegas woman wanted by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). Yuk Wong, 42, allegedly conspired with a dealer at Mandalay Bay in 2023, while playing “I Luv Suits Poker.” That's according to court documents obtained by...

Corey Levitan May 23, 2024

Vegas Visitors Still Have a Fortune to Pay Off for Raiders Stadium Construction

Some enterprising reportage by the website recently identified the amount that visitors to Las Vegas have left to pay off on Clark County's $750 million commitment of public funds to help build Allegiant Stadium for the Raiders. That debt is being...

Corey Levitan May 23, 2024

US DOJ Sues to Break Up Live Nation & Ticketmaster

The US Justice Department on Thursday filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court against Live Nation Entertainment, the parent company of music promoter Live Nation and ticket sales giant Ticketmaster. The lawsuit, joined by 30 states, seeks to break up the company....

Corey Levitan May 23, 2024

Neon Museum Unveils Restored Flamingo Las Vegas Signs

The Neon Museum in Las Vegas on Tuesday unveiled its first signage from the Flamingo, the oldest resort on the Strip. “This gives us a chance to really talk about everything from the mob to the influence of entertainment,” Aaron Berger, the...

Corey Levitan May 22, 2024