News | News

Las Vegas' Mirage Resort to close after 34-year run. Volcano to go dormant

The iconic Mirage resort was perhaps best known for its exploding 54-foot man-made volcano, magicians Siegfried and Roy, white tigers and dolphins.

Psychology | Personality

How gambling affects the brain and who is most vulnerable to addiction

Once confined mostly to casinos concentrated in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, access to gambling has expanded dramatically, including among children.

Psychology | Personality

How lights and sounds encourage risky behavior

A new study investigates how visual and auditory cues increase risk-taking behavior. The findings provide a much-needed insight into gambling addiction.

News | News

At least 20 dead, more than 100 injured in Las Vegas shooting

USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

New: Beatles Release Video from Las Vegas “Love” Show on 10th Anniversary– “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” | Sh

The Beatles have released a video from their Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas show “Love.” It’s the 10th anniversary of the spectactular show, and the “Love” album has just …

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Dad accidentally films his entire Vegas vacation in selfie mode

A man on his vacation in Las Vegas accidentally films the entire trip in selfie-mode. Of course, his son posted the whole video on YouTube.

Travel | Travel

How To Do Vegas Like A Pro

When to get drinks (and when not to), how to deal with the cab lines and more ways to travel smarter in Las Vegas By Jennifer Prosser Congratulations, you're going to Las Vegas! You're about to indulge in what 41 million visitors to this neon-la...

Travel | Travel

17 things Vegas does better than anywhere else

Las Vegas wouldn’t be one of the most iconic tourism and vacation destinations in the world if it didn’t kick ass at a few things. In fact there are at least 17 things we are better at than any other place on Earth...

Travel | Travel

After two decades, a legendary Las Vegas slot machine finally hands over its elu

It took 20 years, but one lucky couple finally hit the Lion's Share jackpot at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Friday night, winning a cool $2.4 million.

Travel | Travel

36 Un-Vegas Things to Do in Vegas

I'm delighted to announced that I made it out alive... but just barely. I kid, but it was intense, that's for sure. If you've been to Vegas, you understand....

Travel | Travel

10 things you didn't know about Las Vegas

Las Vegas (CNN) -- Not many cities evoke as many instant associations as Las Vegas.

Maybe you think of the Rat Pack, showgirls and mobsters sipping martinis. Or perhaps it's bachelorettes and bros on a bender that everyone hopes won't end up on Facebook.

Travel | Travel

How Does Counting Cards in Blackjack Work?

Owning a casino isn't much of a gamble. In almost every game, the casino has a statistical advantage—so for every one gambler raking it in, there’s more than enough people leaving with empty pockets to net an enormous profit. But between the roll