Archives: Seasons 1-5
Segment | Economy

Running Out of Luck

Foreclosures, stalled funding, decreased revenue... things are bad enough in SoCal, but we’ve been hearing that things are even worse in Sin City - and Las Vegas was supposed to be recession-proof. Correspondent John Ridley reports Las Vegas placed all its bets on bigger and brighter and brassier. He finds out how Las Vegas, often referred to as a suburb of Los Angeles, is faring in this economically challenging climate.

The Neon Museum and Boneyard
Marc Cooper’s website
Robin Leach’s Luxe Life columns in Las Vegas Weekly
John L. Smith’s coverage of Las Vegas in the Las Vegas Review Journal
A Special Memory Wedding Chapel
Planet Hollywood Suites
Las Vegas Travel info
Las Vegas Convention and Meeting info

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This was a very effective, rude awakening piece for the entertainment pig farm that fattened itself on the grease of hard working people. Maybe now I can afford to go to Vegas and live a little - sounds like they would pay me to come...

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