Jackson & Libit: UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center clings to Vegas venue relevance

By Eric Jackson and Daniel Libit, Sportico: The Thomas & Mack Center opened on the campus of UNLV in 1983 with the performance equivalent of a supernova—an extravaganza featuring Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin—which immediately established its place atop the city’s spots for live entertainment.

But after decades of relevance, today’s crowded Vegas venue space has dimmed Thomas & Mack’s star power into near obscurity; the arena has mostly conceded its pursuit of marquee events to an increasingly one-upping field of competitors in Sin City’s gentrifying sports and entertainment market.

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