Lovin' Las Vegas

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HOT SPOT: Station Casinos, CEO Fertitta, right, and vice chairman Lorenzo Fertitta with under-dressed cocktail waitresses at the Green Valley Ranch pool

My stomach hurts. it's 7 a.m., and somehow person after person after person has persuaded me to pull an all-nighter so they can show me their little slice of Vegas — their glossy strip club, their late-night pool-cabana scene, their Studio 54, their swank ultralounge. And now, at an after-hours nightclub, the bass pumping, my eyes jolted open every few seconds by the shock of manufactured cleavage, they are offering me a beer. All I wanted was to see a nice Cirque du Soleil show, work my expense account at Le Cirque with my only famous friend, Robert Goulet, and crash...

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