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Mike Weatherford

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Entertainment Reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Editor of The Stardust of Yesterday: Reflections on a Las Vegas Legend

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In 1958, the  Stardust  opened in Las Vegas, becoming the world's largest resort hotel with 1,032 rooms. But the first mass-market casino is a thing of the past.

Stardust Is Now Just Dust and Memories

In 1958, the Stardust opened in Las Vegas, becoming the world's largest resort hotel with 1,032 rooms. But the first mass-market casino is a thing of the past.

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