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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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895 stories by Corey Levitan

Las Vegas Resorts Defeat Lawsuit Over Room Rate Collusion … For Now

A federal judge this week dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, Treasure Island, and Wynn Resorts in Las Vegas of conspiring to overcharge for room rates by using data-sharing software in violation of US antitrust law. Chief...

Corey Levitan October 26, 2023

Britney Spears’ Ex Claims She Wasn’t Drunk at their 2004 Vegas Wedding

There’s a new twist on the most famously and instantly regretted wedding in the history of Las Vegas -- the ballyhooed 55-hour union of pop diva Britney Spears with her childhood friend. The union lasted from Jan. 3-5, 2004. Jason Alexander (the...

Corey Levitan October 25, 2023

Celine Dion Songs Terrorize New Zealand Town

Blasting Celine Dion songs is a public nuisance, claims Anita Baker. That’s Mayor Anita Baker of Porirua, New Zealand, where cars decked out in loudspeakers and sirens engaging in high-volume "siren battles" has become a thing. And yes, Las Vegas patron saint...

Corey Levitan October 25, 2023

Las Vegas Palace Formerly Occupied by Michael Jackson Lists for $25M

A massive compound believed to be the largest and most luxurious single-family parcel ever built in Las Vegas has been listed for $25 million. The 110,320-square-foot palace, built on 16 acres, was built by Jefri Bolkiah, the Prince of Brunei. It briefly...

Corey Levitan October 25, 2023

Stalled Dream Las Vegas Resort Project Renews Building Permits

The Dream Las Vegas project could soon awaken from its coma. That's if an extension application recently filed for its building permits is any indication. Construction of the casino resort on the southernmost tip of the Strip stalled in March, with its...

Corey Levitan October 24, 2023

Keith Urban, Steve Aoki, Journey to Open F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix

Formula One has announced its lineup for the opening ceremony of the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, which will take place Wednesday, November 15, three days ahead of the big race. Eight music acts are confirmed to perform atop seven mobile stages....

Corey Levitan October 24, 2023

Las Vegas Aces Double Down: Back-to-Back WNBA Championships Celebrated

About 5,000 fans gathered in Las Vegas on Monday night to celebrate the first back-to-back pro sports championship in the town’s history. The Las Vegas Aces also became the first WNBA team in 21 years to win consecutive titles. “We can’t appreciate...

Corey Levitan October 23, 2023

VEGAS MUSIC ROUNDUP: Blink-182, Kelly Clarkson, Toby Keith Return

The reunited Blink-182, who just headlined the “When We Were Young” festival this weekend, will return to Vegas on July 3 to headline the T-Mobile Arena. Their tour promotes the band’s “One More Time…” album. Released last Friday, it marks the first...

Corey Levitan October 23, 2023

VEGAS MYTHS BUSTED: If Your ID is Expired, Your Jackpot is Forfeited

Does an expired ID mean you can't cash in when you hit it big? Well, a viral TikTok video showing a woman standing on a casino floor screaming bloody murder last week brings up a common misconception.  “Get me my money that...

Corey Levitan October 23, 2023

Don Laughlin, Casino Owner and Namesake of Nev. Town He Created, Dies at 92

Don Laughlin, owner of the Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino and namesake of the Nevada town he created, died on Sunday. He was 92. According to an announcement posted on his business' Facebook page, Laughlin passed away peacefully while surrounded by family...

Corey Levitan October 22, 2023