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If you want to know where the centre of the world”s most popular tourist destination, Las Vegas, is, you are probably looking in the wrong place

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If you want to know where the centre of the world”s most popular tourist destination, Las Vegas, is, you are probably looking in the wrong place. The city of just under 50,000 people, with a population of around 7.5 million, is the focus of a long-running media circus that has become a huge cause celebre for local residents. Its name has become synonymous with drug trafficking, gambling and the perils of modern consumerism, but many of the people in Las Vegas still identify themselves with this past. The tourist industry itself has been battered in recent years as it tries to find its feet, and tourism is now a major component of economic activity in many other US cities, where it accounts for around one in four jobs and a third of all hotel revenue. Vegas has a reputation for corruption and poverty and for having an extreme reputation for crime. The city is in many ways the antithesis of Las Vegas, its streets paved with high-rise

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