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Bob Stupak

Bob Stupak over the years.

Stupak launches Titanic public relations blitzkrieg
Friday, April 9, 1999
Bob Stupak may find raising the real Titanic easier than raising the money for a faux ocean liner near downtown Las Vegas.
Columnist Jeff German: Chip Caper escalating into major battlefield
Sunday, November 22, 1998
Unless cooler heads prevail, Horseshoe owner Becky Behnen and gambler Bob Stupak are headed for a fight to the finish.
Stupak challenges Horseshoe
Tuesday, November 17, 1998
It was vintage Bob Stupak. And it was a public relations nightmare for the gambling industry.
Stupak storms the tower
Friday, August 29, 1997
Yet some gaming executives wonder what Stupak hoped to gain from his bizarre threat to attack Stratosphere directors using air time he bought on a local television station Thursday.
Stupak in hot water over letter
Thursday, July 31, 1997
The former Stratosphere Corp. chairman and Vegas World owner often left state gaming regulators gasping as they attempted to keep up with and control what he called "creative" and they called "deceptive" marketing programs.
'Rise and Fall of Bob Stupak' a towering addition to limited Vegas bookshelf
Thursday, May 15, 1997
Local historian Mike Green, who hopes to write the definitive history of Las Vegas someday, cites just two texts as worthy of serious readers' attention: "Resort City in the Sunbelt," by UNLV history Professor Eugene Moehring, and "Las Vegas: A Desert Paradise," by the late UNLV history Professor Ralph Roske.
Down, but not out: Industry watching Stupak
Friday, October 25, 1996
The Stratosphere Corp. founder, who once held 18.3 million shares of the company's stock, today has sole control of less than 60,000 shares.
Jeff German: Stupak silences his critics with Stratosphere's opening
Tuesday, April 30, 1996
Stupak built the 1,149-foot tower and resort complex, one of the world's tallest structures, and the invited VIPs came by the thousands Monday night to witness its splendor.
Jeff German: Audit of bungled books may never happen
Tuesday, February 27, 1996
"It's a function that's probably extraordinary for a political party to do, but we're prepared to take a look at it," Mason says.

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