How 4,000 Physicists Gave a Vegas Casino its Worst Week Ever
What happens when several thousand distinguished physicists, researchers, and students descend on the nation’s gambling capital for a confer...
This is amazing.
“The year was 1986, and the American Physical Society’s annual April meeting was slated to be held in San Diego. But when scheduling conflicts caused the hotel arrangements to fall through just a few months before, the conference's organizers were left scrambling to find an alternative destination that could accommodate the crowd—and ended up settling on Las Vegas's MGM grand.
It was an unmitigated disaster for the Grand. Financially, it was the worst week they’d ever had. After the conference was over, APS was politely asked never to return—not just by the MGM Grand, but by the entire city of Las Vegas.”Posted on 2022-06-04T22:47:00+0000