Professional Shoegazers in Las Vegas Flood Tunnels?

Beneath the flickering lights of the Vegas strip lies a (literally) underground community of people living in a series of flood tunnels built to channel water out of the city.  Constructing what resemble loft apartments in these tunnels, people ranging from artists to the destitute reside in a dark world kept off the damp floor by milk crates.

So how does one pay for life’s other necessities whilst living down below?  By shoegazing, of course.  According to The Sun, a couple identified as Steven and Kathryn, make their money by what they call “credit hustle” – roaming the casinos above in search of money or slot machine credits left behind by inattentive and/or drunken gamblers.  “The most I’ve ever found is $997 on one machine”, says Steven.  “I’ve found $500 a few times. But normally $20 or so is enough to call it a night.”

Credit Hustlers, aka Shoegazers, in their damp underground domain

Credit Hustlers, aka Shoegazers, in their damp underground domain

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