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Steve Wynn Is Out but Vegas Is Still a Tough Town for Women

Feb. 12, 2018, 2:21 PM

The jobs were advertised as some of the best in Las Vegas: collect big tips while dealing blackjack on the Strip.

But inside the casino “party pits,” women were the prey, dressed in bikinis and lingerie to be ogled by the customers and used as bait for gamblers. The workers are part of a chorus of women in the casino industry, among them cocktail waitresses and go-go dancers, who say they’ve been harassed, groped or asked by bosses for sex in return for good assignments.

The Vegas Strip
Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Yes, this is Las Vegas, a city built on excess, gambling, drinking and sex....

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