Las Vegas Effect
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...acres and had in 1996 a population of 377,000. To anyone except local politicians, voters, and taxpayers, however, it would be absurd to talk about "Las Vegas" and not include the 36 casino-hotels on and just off the Strip, with their 83,000 rooms (scheduled to grow to 91,000 by 2000), their scores of restaurants, their vast meeting and convention halls, their showrooms and spas and arenas and shops, and their more than 500 acres of covered, often lavishly decorated space in which adult visitors are invited to gamble (David, 1999).... Las Vegas Effect Las Vegas is known for its casinos, neon lights and the site for emergency weddings. A place where gambling is the main attraction, there's nothing like...