Mixed martial arts trainer Nick Blomgren is readying to battle his former employer, Cheetahs, on its own turf. The Las Vegas native, who has spent more than 20 years in the industry, is hoping a new marketing weapon — a virtual currency — will help him wrestle tech- and investment-savvy clients away from the strip club giants. Members in return will receive 5, LGD, a virtual currency created by Legends Room, that can be used to pay for lap dances and drinks. Nonmembers will be required to purchase at least one token to enter the VIP room, which Blomgren hopes will create a market for the LGD virtual currency. Bitcoin and LGD are just two of many virtual currencies. The daily price of LGD and bitcoin will be shown on club video monitors.
Nevada strip clubs take two high court hits | Las Vegas Review-Journal
By Zeke Quezada. The Las Vegas strip club is synonymous with the adult entertainment that Las Vegas is famous for. However, the days of seedy smoke-filled rooms are gone, and there are a few classy places where both men and women can indulge in a little bad behavior. Every day in Las Vegas groups of guys jam into cabs and head off for some adult entertainment. Strip clubs in Las Vegas are usually the focal point for bachelor parties and the weekend getaways for the guys.
New gentlemen’s club hopes virtual currency will set it apart
In September, the Nevada Supreme Court said the clubs must pay the state live entertainment tax. Then, on Oct. The successful class action case for as many as 6, current and former dancers who perform seminude could cost the club millions of dollars. The latest ruling creates myriad issues for the industry, which attorneys for the dancers say ultimately will be forced to comply with the ruling. There are also issues of health insurance, protection against sexual harassment and the right to unionize that come with the classification of dancers as employees and not independent contractors, said Tucson lawyer Mick Rusing, one of the attorneys in the case who has been fighting the issue in Nevada for 20 years.
It's stacked with expert advice from locals on what to eat, where to drink, and what to do. A classy spot to watch the big game: At more than 40,sqft, Crazy Horse III has plenty of stages spread out over several rooms. Located just west of Mandalay Bay, it's one of the more accessible strip clubs from the south end of the Strip.