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Cirque de Soleil performers from the Beatles LOVE Show perform in the casino at The Mirage hotel-casino before the reopening of the show Aug 26, 2021 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - Barely a year after the Las Vegas Strip was shut down by COVID-19, its world-famous casinos have roared back to a record-breaking summer thanks to a remarkable winning streak.

Nevada pocketed an all-time record $1.36 billion last month from gamblers, who are flooding back to the city nicknamed Lost Wages after months confined at home with little to spend their money on.

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These three casinos are probably the best worldwide, so they must sit at the top of the list when planning a trip abroad. Pixabay

Three of the world's best land based casinos. Online casinos have pretty much won the battle with their land-based counterparts, but the latter continue to thrive in certain places. Major gambling hubs continue to attract people from all over the world, with cities such as Las Vegas, Macau and Monte Carlo being shining examples. Not surprisingly, some of the world's best land-based casinos can be found in these cities, with some exceptions. These three casinos are probably the best worldwide, so they must sit at the top of the list when planning a trip abroad.


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Las Vegas Metro Police and medical workers stage in the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard South after a mass shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 1, 2017. VOA

Las Vegas, Oct 2, 2017: At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 injured in a mass shooting at a country music concert here. The lone attacker was later killed by the police.

Las Vegas Metro Police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo confirmed the death toll in the attack at the city’s Route 91 Harvest Festival, and called it the “deadliest mass shooting in US history”.

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