Over the last 16 years I have visited Las Vegas 12 times usually for a 14 night stay. I have just returned from my most recent trip and was shocked at how expensive it has become. Two drinks at Carnival Court in plastic cups $24!! It seems to me know all the cheaper places like Bills gambling hall are gone there is no competition so prices have rocketed. The focus now seems to be on the young hip and trendy crowd with cash to throw around who are willing to pay extortionate prices. It appears gambling has become secondary to night clubs.
Another thing I noticed was there was less porn slappers around but more beggars on the streets.
As much as I love Vegas I don't think I'll be rushing back anytime soon.