Corey Levitan

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Corey Levitan joined Casino.org in 2022 after a long career covering Las Vegas. He currently covers US West Coast gaming news.

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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151 stories by Corey Levitan

Silverton Casino in Las Vegas Opens Mermaid Lessons to Teens and Adults

Being a mermaid isn’t just for little kids and Daryl Hannah anymore. The Silverton Casino in Las Vegas will now let anyone learn how, ages 7 to adult. The Silverton's Mermaid School for Kids is held most Saturday mornings from 8:30-10 a.m....

Corey Levitan September 21, 2022

WNBA Team’s Victory Parade Celebrates Las Vegas’ First Major League Championship

The Las Vegas Aces brought Las Vegas its first major league championship on Sunday, when the women's professional basketball team beat the Connecticut Sun, 78-71, in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals in Phoenix. Two days later, they paraded the trophy through...

Corey Levitan September 20, 2022

Lady Gaga Negotiating Return of Her Las Vegas Residency: Report

On the spiked heels of her just wrapped “Chromatica Ball” world tour, Lady Gaga representatives are said to be “deep in talks” to resume her Las Vegas residency at the Dolby Live theater at Park MGM, British tabloid The Sun reported today....

Corey Levitan September 20, 2022

Aria Announces Las Vegas Strip’s Newest Upscale Food Hall

Clique Hospitality is about to unveil a new upscale food hall, Proper Eats, in the space once occupied by the buffet at Aria. Set to open in early winter, the 24,000-square-foot area — designed by Italian designer Munge and his firm, Studio...

Corey Levitan September 20, 2022

Venetian Las Vegas Cancels Final Two ‘Stairway to Millions’ Poker Tourneys and $1.1M in Guarantees

The Venetian Las Vegas canceled the final two events in its PokerGo “Stairway to Millions” series this weekend — in the middle of the tournament — rather than risk missing published guarantees. The series promised $2.15M in prize money over 12 events....

Corey Levitan September 19, 2022

Wynn Resorts Seeks Dismissal of New Employee Lawsuit

Wynn Resorts responded today to a lawsuit filed on Sept. 1 by Brenna Schrader, one of its employees, against the company and several former employees. Schrader is a Wynn Resorts massage therapist who claims Steve Wynn forced her to act as an...

Corey Levitan September 19, 2022

Las Vegas Strip Parade for WNBA Champs Celebrates City’s First Major Sports Win

The Las Vegas Strip's busiest block will shut down Tuesday for a parade and rally celebrating the Las Vegas Aces’ WNBA championship win. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. near Caesars Palace, then proceed southbound along Las Vegas Boulevard to the...

Corey Levitan September 19, 2022

Popular Latino Restaurant Ojos Locos Opening Las Vegas Casino

The popular Ojos Locos restaurant chain – with 22 locations in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas – is opening its first Nevada location, along with what its owners claim will be the first Latino-focused casino and hotel in the US. The Ojos...

Corey Levitan September 19, 2022

Las Vegas Raiders Pay $16M for One of Their Own Parking Lots

The Las Vegas Raiders have purchased 2.7 acres across from Allegiant Stadium, according to Clark County Assessor’s Office records. The $16.56 million purchase tackles previous plans for a hotel there. The Raiders are so far mum on their intentions for the property...

Corey Levitan September 16, 2022

VEGAS MYTHS BUSTED: Prostitution is Legal in Las Vegas

Yes, that billboard truck pulling up alongside your car on the Las Vegas Strip reads “Girls Straight to Your Room.” And yes, those dudes on the corner are handing out cards featuring photos of scantily clad women and a phone number to...

Corey Levitan September 16, 2022

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