In this Thursday Dec. 5, 2013 photo, an accordion player, left, serenades a stilt walker during the third-annual “Winter in Venice” event at the Venetian hotel-casino. The Venetian is advertising

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In this Thursday Dec. 5, 2013 photo, an accordion player, left, serenades a stilt walker during the third-annual “Winter in Venice” event at the Venetian hotel-casino. The Venetian is advertising the event as a public gift. Las Vegas casinos have begun staging elaborate Christmas installations in recent years to attract tourists during the slow winter months. (AP Photo/Hannah Dreier) less 

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Mon, Dec 23, 2013 6:45 PM EST