Skip to comments.Neighboring casinos want to shoot down high-end gun store proposed for Shoppes at Palazzo
Posted on 07/09/2012 5:24:48 AM PDT by rellimpank
A political fight that will undoubtedly tug at the heartstrings of gun-lovers and haters throughout Clark County is about to erupt over plans for a new store on the Las Vegas Strip.
Against the wishes of attorneys for the Venetian and Wynn resorts, operators of the Shoppes at Palazzo mall obtained a use permit for a Beretta gun store and shooting range from the Clark County Planning Commission.
The Palazzo adjoins the Venetian. General Growth Properties, not the Venetian, operates both the malls inside the Palazzo and the Venetian. The Beretta store would occupy about 19,000 square feet of the Shoppes.
What do the lawyers and other casinos have against the Beretta store?
(Excerpt) Read more at lasvegassun.com ...
If the resort owners are worried about gun-related violence, maybe they should try to appeal to a better class of customers. The gun owners I know would never think of being a threat to anyone at the casino.
Maybe the problem is too much New York thinking moving into Las Vegas.
Sheldon Adelson owns the Venetian
That’s the problem in many areas. LIB asshats ruin where they live and then move to another better area...where they proceed to ruin it with their bizarre, corrosive ideas. Dear LIBs: Face it...No one likes you. Keep your asshat ideas in your own lousy communities.
You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya punk?
In Michigan, casinos lobbied for the smoking ban in bars but got an exemption from the law that they lobbied for.
It certainly doesn’t do big business any PR favors when they do that crap.
It seems totally appropriate to me that a high-end, historical, Italian gun-maker would have a store in a place named the Palazzo at the Venetian. It just seems to extend the Italian ambiance and does not detract from the exclusive nature of the property in question, especially with the prices mentioned in the article.
The lawyers are just trying to vacuum some more money from Adelson’s significant wallet because they have neither contract nor zoning law to support a successful appeal.
I would think they’d welcome this because currently hotel concierges are having to send tourists off the Strip to a really horrible part of town to be able to shoot a gun at a range. I know, because I’ve been to the gun shop/ range enough. We have taxis advertising the opportunity to shoot a real machine gun...again at an off Strip location. It would seem to be smart business to keep the tourists on the Strip.
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