Las Vegas-based businesses have successfully managed to avert potential strikes by disgruntled hospitality workers and bus drivers, which could have disrupted preparations for the upcoming Super Bowl. The Culinary Union, which represents hospitality workers, had threatened to strike on Monday but ultimately canceled the walkout after reaching agreements with the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino and the Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

While the Culinary Union has secured contracts with several properties, they are still in negotiations with the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The union’s secretary-treasurer, Ted Pappageorge, stated that they are allowing the property more time to come to an agreement with its workers and expect a resolution in the coming weeks.

In a separate development, bus drivers and mechanics in Las Vegas also reached a last-minute agreement to avoid a strike. The firm Transdev, responsible for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s public bus service, and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1637, managed to broker a deal, although it still needs to be approved by all union members.

The avoidance of both strikes brings a sense of relief to Las Vegas as it gears up for the Super Bowl. On another note, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell emphasized the league’s strict gambling policies to all 32 teams as the Super Bowl approaches. Goodell emphasized the necessity of upholding the event’s integrity and ensuring a fraud-free game.

As sportsbooks prepare for the event, they have been cautious about offering non-game bets. For instance, they have refrained from offering bets on whether Taylor Swift will make an appearance in support of her boyfriend, Travis Kelce, and the Kansas City Chiefs at the Super Bowl.

The 58th edition of the Super Bowl is set to take place on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, where the Kansas City Chiefs will face off against the San Francisco 49ers. All eyes are on the impending event with the successful avoidance of potential strikes adding to the sense of excitement and anticipation.

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