Troubled mob attraction to reopen in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Tropicana casino on the Las Vegas Strip is reopening its troubled mob attraction nearly a year after it first opened.

The Mob Attraction Las Vegas will open under its new name March 1.

The reopening comes after city officials opened an unrelated mob museum on Valentine's Day.

Other minor changes include reduced admission prices and a new bar to booze up patrons as they explore the interactive exhibit.

The attraction opened as the Las Vegas Mob Experience about a year ago, but was plagued with financial problems, including complaints from investors and subcontractors who said they were never paid for their work. The bulk of the attraction was closed in September to save money.

A bankruptcy judge approved the attraction's reorganization and sale last month to investor John Vipulis.