Las Vegas, the ultimate playground and entertainment hot spot, is an ideal destination for many travelers. People flock to see the extravagant shows and iconic events, such as world class boxing, and participate in high stake games in its casinos. With temperatures reaching 43º during the summer months but staying mild in the winter, the beautiful casino resorts attract visitors to their pools, restaurants, shopping malls, and fabulous hotels all year round.
For some people, a home in Las Vegas makes good sense as they are close to the action and entertainment centers like Ceasers Palace for boxing or the world series of poker at Bally’s. This has led to some of the biggest names from the world of boxing, entertainment, and casinos, setting up homes in Vegas. We will explore some of the most notable now.
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Mike Tyson is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers ever, he became the youngest heavyweight champion at the age of twenty when he defeated Trevor Berbick to claim the title and crown. During his boxing career, which started in 1985, he was known for his ferocious and controversial behavior inside and outside the ring.
He is now living a luxurious Vegas lifestyle in a fabulous $2.5 million, 10,000-square-foot mansion with fantastic views over the city. His Mediterranean-style home has a stunning marble-floored hallway with an ornate staircase leading to the second floor. The spacious master bedroom with enough closet space for plenty of designer wear and a private balcony overlooking a lagoon-style pool and spa.
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The world’s best poker players flock to Las Vegas, the poker capital of the world. Daniel Negreanu, also known as Kid Poker, is one of the best there is. Born in Toronto, he moved to Las Vegas to fulfill his ambition to become a professional poker player. He achieved his goal and went on to win six World Series of Poker bracelets and two World Championship Tour titles, and in 2014, at the age of forty, he was initiated into the Poker Hall of Fame.
He had his dream house remodeled to his specifications, situated in the Queensridge neighborhood of Vegas, with ten rooms. Inside the games room are a poker table, gaming machines, and a pool table. The state-of-the-art multi-screen media room with surround sound sends music all over the house, even to the pool outside.
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Famous as an illusionist, magician and musician Criss Angel whose acts are frightening and dangerous lives in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson.
His 22,000-square-foot mountaintop mansion with amazing views is known as Serenity. Its design was inspired by a Tuscan castle and is decorated with numerous fountains, sculptures, and statues, including handcrafted stained glass made especially for the living room. His motorcycle and exotic car collection are housed in one of the rooms. With six bedrooms and nine bathrooms, it is the perfect place for him to escape after one of his mind-blowing stage performances.
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Japanese-born Steve Aoki is an American record producer, DJ, and music executive who built his own record label in his early twenties. He now runs his own clothing line and is the founder of a charitable fund that helps with medical research and humanitarian relief projects.
His Las Vegas mansion, which he bought in 2014, is estimated to be worth $12 million since he had it completely restructured to be the modernist space he dreamed of. Its most notable features are a room devoted to some fantastic 3-D artworks, including one by Banksy and a playhouse gym sporting a 20ft mural covering an entire wall by Neck Face, a Los Angeles street artist. Another very cool feature is Steve’s logo in the signature pool, which he had moved closer to the house and is reputed to be the deepest pool in Nevada.
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