The Flamingo Las Vegas

The Flamingo was the third luxury resort hotel and casino built in Las Vegas, and is the oldest casino in Las Vegas still in operation today. In 1945, William R. Wilkerson bought 33 acres on the west side of U.S. Route 91. He envisioned a European style hotel with luxurious rooms, a spa, health club, […]
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Efforts to Curb China’s Pollution

On February 25th, during a presentation at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Chair Fellow and Head of World Energy at the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Xu Xiaojie, stated that China is planning to develop more domestic natural gas supplies, including unconventional sources, and increase its gas imports to reduce their […]
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Finding the Perfect Promotion: How to Keep ‘Em Coming Back for More

The traditional means of getting promotions in casino patrons’ hands hasn’t changed much (if at all) in the last few years.  As a matter of fact, it really hasn’t changed much in any other industry either.  Vehicles such as direct mail, email marketing campaigns and phone campaigns are employed on a regular basis by marketers […]
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History of the Oil Sands

Although the oil sands of Alberta, Canada have only been developed commercially since the late 1960s, their documented history dates back nearly three centuries to 1717, when Waupisoo of the Cree people brought samples of the oil sands to the Hudson’s Bay Company trading post at Fort Churchill. Decades later, Peter Pond documented the oil […]
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