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Real estate buying like 'Monopoly': Celine Dion

Singing superstar Celine Dion now calls Las Vegas home, and she told CNBC ahead of her Tuesday night performance that her decision to become a resident musician at Caesars Entertainment instead of touring was because of her family.

But it doesn't mean she'll never tour again, Dion stressed.

Las Vegas is growing, she said with the best shopping, restaurants, and attractions.

While she still produces "albums," Dion said in a "Squawk Box" interview that aired Wednesday that the music business is not what it used to be. She also contended that live performances are still the best way to experience her music.

So what does Dion do with her money? She said that buying real estate is like playing the board game "Monopoly."

—By CNBC's Matthew J. Belvedere. Follow him on Twitter @Matt_SquawkCNBC. CNBC's Rob Contino contributed to this report.

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