Posts in the Month of July, 2009:

Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Entertainment

There's Only One Fluff

Donn Arden’s Jubilee! at Bally’s Las Vegas celebrates its 29th birthday today! This costume-tacular show originally opened in July, 1981. One of the people behind the success of “Jubilee!” is “Fluff” LeCoque. Get a glimpse behind the sequins and feathers with this Q&A. Why not stay where the showgirls play? Get a room.

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Entertainment

Two More Years of Country and/or Rock 'n' Roll

Donny & Marie have extended their contract two years! Read more.

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Entertainment

Jubilee! Showgirls Revealed

A little factoid about Don Arden’s Jubilee! at Bally’s. We have it on good authority that the showgirls in this lavish show have a nickname for the “covered” performers (as opposed to the topless kind). The name? “Bluebells.” Get up-close and personal with the showgirl experience by taking a backstage tour of the show. Learn more about….

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Poker, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, World Series of Poker

It's Poker, Baby!

This year’s World Series of Poker absolutely killed! It all came down to nine players, affectionately called “The November Nine.” They’ll reconvene November 7 for a share of $27 million in prize money. (That’s a lot.) If you missed this year’s spectacle at the Rio, catch the highlights on ESPN, Tuesday nights at 9:00 p.m…..

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Las Vegas Hotels

Today's Vegas Quote

“In Vegas, I got into a long argument with the man at the roulette wheel over what I considered to be an odd number.”  ~Steven Wright

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Caesars Palace, Harrah's Entertainment, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Got Flair?

Flair bartending. What’s that all about? This juggling-inspired diversion has become one of the hallmarks of many Vegas bars, including our very own Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Shadow Bar at Caesars Palace, as well as iBar and VooDoo Lounge at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Flair bartending (or “flairing”) pretty much encompasses any tricks or….

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Caesars Palace

Feel Like You're Missing Something?

You won’t miss a beat if you follow Caesars Palace on Twitter. Get last-minute offers, celebrity sightings, news flashes, insider scoop and Tweetworthy linkage.

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Las Vegas Entertainment, Paris Las Vegas

I Spy a Star from "CSI"

Everybody loves a little hypnosis action. Our sources say they spotted Lauren Lee Smith, who plays Riley Adams on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” attending the Anthony Cools show at Paris Las Vegas. Check out some unsolicited raves about Anthony Cools’ show.

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Gaming, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels

We Wanna Know: iPhone App Wishlist

This is not a loaded question. (Probably.) If you could wish into existence any Vegas or gaming or entertainment-related iPhone app, maybe one that could be created by, oh, the biggest gaming company on Earth, what would it be? No promises that we can make it happen, of course, but we’d love to hear more about….

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Caesars Palace

Today's Juicy Trivia Tidbit

The statue of Caesar in front of Caesars Palace is 20 feet tall. Here’s another tidbit. It’s Caesars Palace, not “Caesar’s.” No apostrophe. That’s because the Caesars Palace philosophy is that everyone deserves to be treated like a Caesar, so in that light, we’re all Caesars. Hit the Caesars Palace site.

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Las Vegas Hotels

Grrrr

Don’t mess with Vegas! Or our sign.

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Total Rewards

There's a Reason It Has "Great" in the Name

You know it, you love it. It’s the Great Gift Wrap Up. Emphasis on “great.” Find out more about this cool perk for Total Rewards members.

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Las Vegas Hotels

Tips for Tipping in Las Vegas

The wheels of Las Vegas are greased with gratuities. There are ample opportunities to tip those charged with making your stay an unforgettable experience. But when and how much should one tip? Here are some guidelines we find useful.  Taxi Drivers  For many, taxi drivers are the first Las Vegas residents they encounter on their….

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Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Get Into the Act at Rio

Don’t just watch the show, get into the act! Even if you’ve seen the Show in the Sky at Rio a hundred times, you can’t really get the full effect by watching it. For a few bucks, you can ride in one of the suspended craft, high above the crowd. You are in Vegas, after….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Entertainment

Our Vote

Our vote for George Wallace’s best joke (and there are many): “Thanks for coming to see my show. I really do appreciate it. You have a lot of choices here in town. You could have gone to see ‘Blue Man.’ Blue man? Thanks for coming to see a black man.” See George Wallace in all his….

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