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On The Corner Of Main Street

On the Corner of Main Street is the best Las Vegas Podcast that provides an inside scoop on everything Downtown Las Vegas. From gaming and special events to new projects and the growing art scene, hear straight from the amazing people who are making downtown Las Vegas a unique and fast-growing destination. Recorded at the Plaza Hotel & Casino – on the corner of Main Street – Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel will be joined by special guests, including gaming industry leaders, entertainers, local officials and downtown partners, who will share their own exclusive and often entertaining perspective on where Vegas got its start and where it’s going now.

Hosted by Jonathan Jossel and Gary Vickery.

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Our Greatest Hits, Part One

With four years of podcasts (119 Episodes!), we thought it would be good to look back and share some of our best moments. But there are so many, it will take us three episodes to do it. This one centers on gaming – except for how Jonathan almost didn’t make it to Las Vegas thanks […]

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Las Vegas’ Historic Westside

Every big city had its ghetto, and Las Vegas was no exception. But the people of the Historic Westside made the most of what they had. Filmmaker Emmett Gates has spearheaded a new film about that place and those times, called “Across the Tracks: A Las Vegas Westside Story.” He shares the story about making […]

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Vegas Pauly C

Pauly C is Paul Contino, a former telcom executive who also calls himself a degenerate gambler. He’s also the inventor of Casino Comp Wallet, an app that aggregates and curates various loyalty programs and comps you’ve earned.   Pauly C is also an Internet star, posting short Vegas-centric videos under the name “Vegas Pauly C.” […]

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The Downtown Grand’s Andrew Economon

Downtown Grand GM Andrew Economon has, in his words, worked “both sides of the street” in Las Vegas – for Caesars and for MGM. He’s made other stops along The Strip and off The Strip, He now runs the hotel that used to be “Lady Luck.”   After a long closure, it came back ten […]

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Christiaan Van Buuren, Plaza Table Games Director

Jonathan and Gary continue the “tradition” of welcoming new manager by putting them on the podcast. Christiaan Van Buuren is the new Director of Table Games, and a South African like Jonathan.   Christiaan shares his journey from the casino world of South Africa to Las Vegas, a detour to South Korea, then back to […]

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Former Las Vegas Mayor Jan Jones Blackhurst

Las Vegas’ first female mayor, Jan Jones Blackhurst, served from 1994 to 1999 – immediately preceding Oscar Goodman. Jones Blackhurst had already made a name for herself as a TV spokeswoman for her family’s grocery store chain, Thrifimart, and her former husband’s car dealership.   She tells how she ran for mayor on a bet, […]

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Welcome Fontainebleau Las Vegas!

It’s finally here. Fontainebleau Las Vegas is opening its doors. Jonathan and Gary got a sneak peek from the woman at the top, COO Colleen Birch. Recorded inside the resort’s top steakhouse, Colleen recounts her Vegas history and how she joined Fontainebleau nearly a year ago.  Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Gary Vickery Subscribe / Leave A […]

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Jeremy Aguero, Las Vegas’ Analyst

When Vegas wants to do something big, like hosting the Super Bowl or F1, or helping the A’s move to town, somebody has to crunch the numbers. And often, that somebody Jeremy Aguero, head of Applied Analysis. He’s the valley’s leading expert on economic, fiscal and policy issues, and has undertaken projects of local, regional […]

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Formula One: A Quick Reality Check

This is a short bonus preview for a full episode that will come out at the end of November. With Formula One weekend happening in Las Vegas, Jonathan wants to share some thoughts about how it’s going for the Plaza and other downtown properties. Here’s Jonathan with Jeremy Aguero, founder of Applied Analysis, which played […]

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Dayvid Figler, Podcasting for Las Vegas

The son of a dealer, Dayvid Figler has worn many hats during his life in Las Vegas: staffer for Sen. Harry Reid and Gov. Richard Bryan, attorney, and for a short time courtesy of Mayor Oscar Goodman: a judge!    These days Dayvid hosts the daily podcast “CityCast Las Vegas,” which dives deep into issues both vital […]

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