(PNS reporting from LAS VEGAS) Soon-to-retire Mexican recording legend Vicente Fernandez is opening a mariachi-themed casino in Las Vegas.

Designed to cash in on the immense popularity of such large-scale theme casinos like New York, New York, Fernandez said he expects to open his casino Guadalajara, Guadalajara by the end of the year.

The casino, shaped like a giant cactus, will feature a miniature Rancho Grande, live charreadas, rooster fights, fandangos and hourly displays of bravado and machismo, according to “Chente,” who announced his plans for retirement yesterday. [Mas…]