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NFR, Raiders, concerts means higher room rates this weekend

Cowboys, music fans and sports fanatics are flooding into Las Vegas this week thanks to a long list of events that starts with the National Finals Rodeo on Thursday at the Thomas & Mack Center.

And a stacked calendar of events — including rodeo-related festivities, country music concerts, headlining residencies, a college football championship game and a home Raiders contest — is driving up room rates, during the slowest period of the year when travelers can typically get better deals after a busy Thanksgiving weekend.

As of Wednesday afternoon, the lowest-priced two-night booking available through was $209 per night for a Friday through Sunday stay at Circus Circus. Prices are flexible and can change based on available supply and demand.

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