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The Big Smoke Lights Up Sin City

By David Clough | From Top 25 Cigars Of The Year, January/February 2020
The Big Smoke Lights Up Sin City
Photo/Jacob Kepler
A sold-out crowd getting ready to light up and enter the showroom floor at Cigar Aficionado’s Big Smoke Las Vegas. Nearly 4,000 people attended.
A crowd of nearly 4,000 cigar lovers gathered in the desert in November for one of the biggest cigar celebrations in the world—The Big Smoke Las Vegas. Packed with daytime seminars and rambunctious evening parties , the sold-out show attracted cigar fans from all across the United States and as far as China and Australia. This was the 24th annual Big Smoke Las Vegas , which has drawn an international audience of cigar fans for its entire history.  The smoke-filled weekend kicked off on a Friday at the Mirage Hotel and Casino with an evening extravaganza. Guests enjoyed plenty of handmade cigars, fine food and high-end spirits, and mingled with some of the …
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