March Madness brings big money to Las Vegas
March Madness has a large economic impact on Las VegasPhoto: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- March Madness means big bucks for Las Vegas.
It's not just the sportsbooks that benefit, many other businesses such as hotels, restaurants, wedding chapels and local cab drivers also reap the rewards.
Overall, March Madness means about $150 million pouring into the valley during March Madness.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says the non-gaming economic impact should be about $25 million.
Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo, recently named the number one place to watch March Madness, was sold out almost four months in advance.
March Madness is only second to the Super Bowl in bring sports fans and bettors to Las Vegas.