A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped Sin City, It Happened in Las Vegas describes everything from a nineteenth-century land deal that almost created two competing cities to the torrential rainstorm that flooded downtown Vegas with three inches of water.
Paul W. Papa is a full-time writer who has lived in Las Vegas for nearly two decades. For more than fifteen years he worked at several casinos. As a security officer, it was he who shut and locked the doors of the Sands Hotel and Casino for the final time. He later became a hotel investigator for a major strip casino, during which time he developed a love for writing true stories about uncommon events.