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With almost 30,000 attendees from 35 countries and a record 800 industry stars set to participate, the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo arrives this week. AVN CEO Tony Rios spoke to the Sun about ...

AVN boss: Porn industry ‘on the upswing,’ but not moving to Vegas

January 18th, 2017

With almost 30,000 attendees from 35 countries and a record 800 industry stars set to participate, the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo arrives this week. AVN CEO Tony Rios spoke to the Sun about ...

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