Las Vegas Insider's Guide: Save Money, Keep Safe, Operate and Survive in Sin City

Las Vegas Insider's Guide: Save Money, Keep Safe, Operate and Survive in Sin City

by Titus Nelson

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ISBN-13: 9780984026616
Publisher: Silverview Publishing
Publication date: 11/18/2014
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Titus Nelson, writer, professional engineer, and research analyst, has authored several publications including Brahe Church: The Count’s Treasury, a photo history of the ancient 1635 Brahe Church on Visingsö Island in southern Sweden. The book is written in both English and Swedish. Extensive research over eight years led to Nelson’s new book, Las Vegas Insiders Guide, an in-depth tourist guide to everything you need to know to save money, keep safe, get around, and survive in Las Vegas. His is currently writing a book about underground nuclear testing in the Aleutian Islands. In the early 1970s he was part of a team that mined a huge chamber 6,000 feet under Amchitka Island for the detonation of a massive nuclear warhead—one of the most dangerous and controversial nuclear tests every conducted. Nelson has a degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, and retains the title of Registered Professional Engineer in California. He is retired from professional engineering in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada. Titus lives with his wife near Las Vegas, Nevada.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Preface xiii

How to use this book xv

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Las Vegas at a Glance - Some Basic Rules-of-Thumb 5

Ask Siri 6

Smart Phone Apps 7

Where are you? 7

The Big Sucking Sound 7

Hotels 8

Temporary Email Address 9

Temporary Telephones 10

Tourism and Conventions 10

Surveillance Cameras 10

Appearance 11

Be Polite and Respectful 11

Tipping 11

Don't Complain 12

Las Vegas Trivia 12

Getting The Most During Your Stay 13

Chapter 2 Traveling to and Around Las Vegas 14

Driving Into Las Vegas 14

Interstate 15 15

Interesting Sights 16

115 Tickets: California Highway Patrol (CHP) 16

States Rights - Wonders of the World 17

The "M" Resort Spa and Casino 17

Driving In and Around Las Vegas 18

Transportation 18

Taxi Cabs 18

Limousines 19

Car Rentals 20

Gas 20

Buses 20

Monorail 21

Watch Out For Pedestrians 21

Traffic Tickets 21

Fail To Lane Over 21

Speeding 22

Cell Phones 22

Not Using Blinkers 22

Not Stopping For Pedestrians in Crosswalks 22

Tickets in Work Zone 23

Chapter 3 Where are You? 24

Useful Maps 24

Cardinal Directions 25

Open Alcoholic Containers 25

Massage Parlors 26

Spas 26

Guns 27

Chapter 4 Crime in Las Vegas 28

Deadly Force Exposes the High Risk Zip Codes 29

Safety Rules-of-thumb 30

Fremont Street 30

Chapter 5 Have Fun and Stay Out Of Trouble 32

Common Misdemeanor Charges in Las Vegas 34

Attorneys 34

Sex and Politics of Nevada 34

The Legal City 35

Sex Trafficking 36

How Big Are The Numbers? 37

Gambling 38

Casino Markers 38

Minors 39

Age of Consent 39

Guns-Concealed Carry 40

CCW Permits and Hotels 41

Drugs 42

Finding an Attorney 43

Chapter 6 Entertainment Clubs 45

Entertainment Clubs 45

Club Reviews 46

Strip Club Etiquette 47

Funny Money 48

ATM Machines 48

Gentlemen's Clubs and Clubs for Women 48

Topless Clubs or Strip Clubs 49

Nude Clubs 50

Ladies Clubs 51

Pool Parties 51

Pool Clubs 51

Sex in the Clubs 52

Gay Clubs and Bars 53

Chapter 7 VIP Services 54

Chapter 8 Gambling 56

Gambling Plan 56

Feeling Good About Yourself 58

Chapter 6 Sex in Las Vegas 61

Legal Reminders 61

Hotels 63

Web Cams 64

Escorts - Out-call and In-call 65

Female Escorts 65

Escort Agencies 66

Shemale Escorts 66

Male Escorts For Ladies 66

Street Cards 67

Chinese Newspapers 68

Escorts and Massage - Independents 68

Limousine Services 69

Personals 70

Massage Parlors and Spas 70

Finding Your Massage Parlor 73

Street Hockers 74

Ten Items to Remember about Proposition 76

Swingers Clubs 77

Gay Activities 79

Chapter 10 Legal Prostitution - Brothels 81

Chapter 11 Drugs 84

The Underground FDA 86

Chapter 12 Guns 88

Concealed Carry 88

Firearms Training 89

Desert Shooting 89

Firearm Shipment 89

Shooting Ranges in Las Vegas 90

Outdoor Ranges 91

Chapter 13 Preferred Cards, Buffets, and Restaurants 93

Preferred Cards 93

Buffets 94

Excellent Restaurants 96

Chapter 14 Entertainment 101

Cirque du Soleil Shows 102

Entertainment Shows 103

Adult Shows 103

Broadway/Theater 104

Magic/Hypnosis 104

Weil-Known Stars 104

Chapter 15 Adrenaline Rush 105

Chapter 16 Photography 107

Unique Places for Photos in Las Vegas 107

Chapter 17 Some Fun Things to Do 109

The Landings Café 109

Running Tail Numbers 109

Museums 110

Spas 111

Gyms 111

The High Roller 112

Chapter 18 Marriage and Divorce 113

Marriage 113

Divorce 114

Chapter 19 Leaving Las Vegas in Style 116

Appendix A Maps 119

Las Vegas Metropolitan Area 119

City of Las Vegas 119

Clark County 120

City of Henderson 120

Boulder City 121

Appendix B Laws and Ordinances 123

Laws and Ordinances 123

State of Nevada 124

Clark County 134

City of Las Vegas 135

City of North Las Vegas 135

City of Henderson 135

Boulder City 135

Appendix C Guns 137

Nevada Revised Statutes on Guns 137

North Las Vegas Gun Laws 138

Clark County Gun Laws 138

Shooting Closure Areas 139

Appendix D Prostitution and Drugs Calculations 141

Prostitution Calculation 141

Sex Revenues 143

How Much Do the Girls Make? 144

Drugs Revenues Calculation 144

Marijuana 146

Appendix E Attorneys 149

Tickets 149

Criminal Defense 150

Appendix F Links 153

Appendix G Smart Phone Apps 181

People Finder Apps 182

About the Author 183

Sales and Contact Information 184

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