Las Vegas: Tonight! Miracles, Live!

With Siegfried and Roy pulling down eight figures a year, David Copperfield levitating on the cover of Forbes (I'm guessing camera trick), and Vegas competing with Anaheim for the family-vacation market (if Treasure Island = Pirates of the Caribbean, and Excalibur = Cinderella's Castle, Mr. Toad's Wild Hotel and Casino must be next), magic is running a close third to Elvis spin-offs and female breasts as entertainments in Vegas.

According to December's Magic magazine, there are nine major shows in Vegas that are either full-tilt magic acts or feature magicians big. But that's an underestimate, because it doesn't count Vegas regulars...

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