It was the recession, and the headlines were not being kind to Las Vegas. The country was hearing about casino construction being put on hold and shows and restaurants closing. So we wanted to show them they could still get the Vegas vacation they were expecting.
We couldn’t fake it. We had to really show what was happening in Las Vegas. So we looked for a town that really needed a break. And that’s how we brought the entire town of Cranfills Gap, Texas (POP. 358) to Vegas for the ultimate getaway.