In the ‘90’s Time had an article stating that for the first time in history, more people visited casinos than went to watch Major League Baseball games. It appeared as if gambling had overtaken the top spot as America’s favorite pastime.
We witnessed a decade where Las Vegas tried to capitalize by transforming “Sin City” hotels and casinos into “family” destinations. Theme parks became the norm, but those didn’t translate into profits and with the turn of the century “Sin City” began returning to its roots. The objective was for Las Vegas to return to its roots and become the “gambling and entertainment” capital of the world.