Las Vegas Gambling

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The 5 ultimate Las Vegas Classics Las Vegas is one the most famous cities in the United States. Mainly, people visit Sin City to try their luck in one of the city’s glitzy casinos or to get married. However, not many know that Las Vegas has a dark past that is inextricably linked to the mafia and organised crime. In fact, it was the mafia that first came up with the idea to build glamourous hotels with luxurious casinos as an additional source of income. As the mafia had a vast impact on Vegas’ history, the city even devoted a museum to organised crime and law enforcement called the Mob Museum. Due to Sin City’s sinister past and it’s luxurious nature, the city has been the scene of many great movies. Here is a rundown of the 5 ultimate Las Vegas Classics. Ocean’s 11 (1960) Virtually everyone has seen Ocean’s 11 as it is probably the most well-known movie set in Las Vegas. In this heist movie, the classic Rat Pack aims to commit a robbery of unimaginable proportions; raiding five Vegas casinos at exactly the same time. Danny Ocean, portrayed by Frank Sinatra, gangs up with ten old friend, with whom he has fought in World War II, to carry out this risky robbery. The team plans to rob the casinos at midnight on New Year’s Eve, when everyone in the casinos are busy celebrating. They attach explosive charges on an…show more content…
This movie, however, was not as successful as the former two and is widely described as a box failure. Yet, the movie has since become a classic cult film! In this film, the Mint 400 motorcycle race takes place in Las Vegas and journalist Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) has been commissioned to write about it for an unnamed magazine. He decides to travel to Sin City together with his friend dr. Gonzo (Benicio Del Toro) in a red convertible with a trunk filled with hallucinogens. Essentially, this movie shows Las Vegas through the eyes of two guys on psychoactive
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