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Las Vegas News Roundup 3rd December 2016 - Nascar, Bitcoin and Hard Rock Renovations

News update from Las Vegas on 3rd December 2016.

Two More Casinos Get Bitcoin ATMs

After The D Las Vegas Casino Hotel introduced the first bitcoin ATM at a Las Vegas casino in 2014, other resorts started to take notice. They have slowly been introduced to more casinos with Plaza Hotel Casino and Lucky Dragon Hotel Casino becoming the most recent recipients. While most casinos still won't allow bitcoin as a form of payment, the steady increase in the machines available may be a sign of changes to come.

Nascar Champion's Week

Wynn Las VegasNascar's Champion's Week will conclude tonight after an awards ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas. In a town that hosts a large number of events, Nascar Champion's Week is one of the most popular.

Fans were treated to the sight of several drivers in their track cars racing up the blocked-off Vegas Strip. Fans come from all over to participate in events and meet with their favorite drivers before settling in for the racing off-season.

The new sponsor for the series was also announced during the week, revealing that Monster Energy will take over that duty from Sprint. For more information, you can read more here.

First Phase Of Hard Rock Renovations Complete

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino575 newly renovated rooms have been unveiled at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Improvements include: quartz counter tops, marble floors, larger bathrooms, and USB ports. The second phase of the $13 million renovation is expected to be completed in February of next year. This stage will involve improving 65 luxury suites.

It's all happening in Vegas, eh?


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