10Mth Tourists at Las Vegas’ Eiffel Tower Greeted by Showgirls, Celebs

10Mth Tourists at Las Vegas’ Eiffel Tower Greeted by Showgirls, Celebs

Two Brits in Vegas to get hitched got baguettes, berets and some excitement for being the 10 visitors that are millionth the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel and Casino.

Martin Layton and his fiancee Sarah Connell came all the means from the UK to be married in Las Vegas; nothing particularly unusual about that, needless to say. Exactly What made their escapade unique, but, was becoming the visitors that are 10,000,000th the vegas’ Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel, replete with dancing girls and celebrities.

Entertainers On Hand

Not just showgirls greeted the surprised couple; American Idol winner and now Las Vegas performer Taylor Hicks, the cast of the Jersey Boys, and, the unavoidable mime had been also on hand to congratulate the delighted duo, Vegas-style.

It had been Vegas that is old-school showmanship nonetheless it nevertheless tickled the engaged Brits.

‘Here we are,’ said Martin Layton. ‘I nevertheless can’t believe it.’

Mind you, with it just a hop, skip and a jump across the Pond, these two have been to the real Eiffel Tower in Paris. But no one at the one in France made them feel this special. The Paris marketing team was actually waiting and watching for # 10M to enter (since the property’s opening in 1999), so they could pounce in fact, like some kookie 1960s episode of ‘Candid camera.

Followed by Marketing

Naturally, they had to create up their marks, in order the couple stepped on the Tower’s elevator, the marketing group followed, pretending to be shooting a video marketing promotion and asking the couple if they would mind being interviewed for it. Continue reading “10Mth Tourists at Las Vegas’ Eiffel Tower Greeted by Showgirls, Celebs”

Vegas Sands Pays $47.4 Million to Feds to flee Criminal Charges

Vegas Sands Pays $47.4 Million to Feds to flee Criminal Charges

Nevada Sands Corp. is forking over $47.4 million to the Feds to avoid indictments that are criminal money laundering

A lot of individual states make bank on gambling activities of their constituents; things such as for example lotteries and casino taxes. But the government that is federal to have found their money cow at a higher and slicker level these days: skimming huge sums from indicted gambling businesses in change for the culprits getting away with light or no sentencing.

Full Tilt boss Ray Bitar was an example that is notable of recently, and now Las Vegas Sands Corp. headed by billionaire curmudgeon Sheldon Adelson has followed suit, agreeing to pay for $47.4 million in punitive fines so that federal prosecutors don’t slam the casino conglomerate with criminal fees for cash laundering. Just the price tag on conducting business, this indicates.

DoJ and Sands Come to Terms

A recently signed agreement between the U.S Department of Justice (DoJ) and Las vegas, nevada Sands states that, predicated on the evidence, the business was recalcitrant in alerting federal authorities when one of its whales made numerous questionably large deposits at their Las Vegas casino The Venetian in 2006 and 2007. The high stakes gambler under consideration was later tied to a major drug trafficking ring that is international.

The agreement ends a two-year investigation that is criminal the U.S. Attorney’s office in Los Angeles, and that office has decided to seek no further indictments also. Continue reading “Vegas Sands Pays $47.4 Million to Feds to flee Criminal Charges”