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Solution: Build a Singapore-themed casino. Take that!

Can I get a chorus of Darth Vaderesque NOOOOOOOOs!?

The Las Vegas gambling market was passed by Macau in 2006. It will fall behind Singapore this year, the American Gaming Association tells Vegas Inc. Vegas raked in $5.8 billion last year. But it is a mature market with little growth potential, especially as Asian high rollers jump ship.

As a longtime journalist in Southern Nevada, native Las Vegan Andrew Kiraly has served as a reporter covering topics as diverse as health, sports, politics, the gaming industry and conservation. He joined Desert Companion in 2010, where he has helped steward the magazine to become a vibrant monthly publication that has won numerous honors for its journalism, photography and design, including several Maggie Awards.