Las Vegas Mayor's Cup Soccer Showcase kicks off

Krista Hostetler & Spencer Lubitz

Courtesy: Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

Las Vegas Mayor's Cup Soccer Showcase kicks off

CREATED Feb. 16, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Millions of dollars worth of non-gaming revenue is pouring into Southern Nevada, thanks to a huge soccer tournament hosted by the mayor of Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Mayor's Cup International Soccer Tournament kicked off Saturday, Feb. 16.

The three-day event is the largest international youth soccer tournament in the country.

More than 7,000 soccer players, ages 14 to 19, from 28 states and 12 countries will be competing.

The event is expected to bring $10 million into the local economy.

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