Posts in the Month of October, 2009:

Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Poker, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Down to the Wire: WSOP Final Table

Witness history as the “November Nine” compete for one of the largest prizes in WSOP history in November! Heads-up play on Nov. 9 begins at 10:00 p.m. Witness every hand live at the Penn & Teller Theater at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. This event, sure to garner worldwide attention, is open to the public….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Chef Payard, You Had Us at Pâtisserie

Just came across a great write-up about the wonders that await at Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro at Caesars Palace.  Here’s our post about a recent visit to Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro.

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Gambling Trivia: Pai Gow

The popular casino game Pai Gow is thought to be thousands of years old. Pai Gow translates as “make nine.” (Because, with a few exceptions, the best a hand can score is nine.)

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Las Vegas, Things to Do

Hold On Tight: Pro Bull Riders World Finals

The 2009 Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Finals in Las Vegas will showcase the world’s best bull riders as they vie for more than three million bucks (ahem) in prize money. The PBR World Finals will span two consecutive weekends, Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 and Nov. 5-8. Both weekends of the PBR World Finals will….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, The Quad, Things to Do

NHRA Nationals Roar Into Las Vegas

The spectacle of the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Nationals rumbles into the Las Vegas Motor Speedway today, running through the Nov. 1 finals. Aside from the events at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, there are tons of drag racing-themed events scheduled to satisfy even the most ardent racing fan. Learn more about special events. Fans….

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Las Vegas Entertainment

Wayne Newton’s Show Could Be His Last

After 50 years performing in Las Vegas, the iconic Wayne Newton talks about his new show and how it could very well be his last. Read more.

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels, Things to Do

20 Vegas-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Las Vegas is known around the world as Party Central for Halloween (and just about every other occasion you can think of), so it’s not surprising that Sin City also provides great inspiration when it comes to Halloween costumes! If you’re like us, you’ve waited until the last minute to choose a Halloween costume, so….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos

Today’s Gambling Trivia

The Horseshoe was the first Las Vegas casino to install carpeting. Speaking of casino carpeting, check out this fascinating site with page after page of photos of carpeting from casinos. Thank you, Interwebs.

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Giveaways

Looking for Free Vegas Stuff? Done!

Fess up. You love to win free stuff. We, conveniently, love giving away free stuff. Ah, the circularity of the universe. Take advantage of us by entering the Sin City Showcase Sweepstakes! It’s free to enter, and you could win a Bally’s Las Vegas getaway or tons of Instant Win prizes. The grand prize includes….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Beijing Noodle No. 9 Offers New Menu

The award-winning Beijing Noodle No. 9, at Caesars Palace, is serving up authentic Chinese fare with a tasting menu that pays homage to its signature lucky number. For a limited time, enjoy nine items for just $19.99. Offerings include steamed pork bun, Har Gow shrimp dumpling, Imperial seafood soup dumpling, pork and vegetable wonton in….

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Las Vegas, Things to Do

Vegas Hosts Rugby Tournament

We don’t know a whole lot about rugby, but we know it’s coming to Vegas! On Feb. 13-14, the USA Sevens Tournament and Festival will be held at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, the home of the University of Las Vegas Rebels football team. The event will feature 16 professional rugby teams from all….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

Do Some VooDoo on Halloween

Still haven’t firmed up your Halloween plans in Vegas? How about the “Carnal Carnival” at VooDoo Lounge in the Rio? Find out more. Speaking of carnal, don’t miss the full-body-painted Voodoo Dolls go-go dancers. (Let’s hope for rain.) Another cool selling point of this particular Halloween celebration? It’s hosted by Corey Haim, star of the….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Get the Restaurant Guy Savoy iPhone App

We just discovered the new iPhone app from Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace! This new Guy Savoy app offers recipes (to read or share with your contacts by e-mail), a reservation booking module and photos. Now you can book your table conveniently by phone or e-mail! Click here to get the new app.

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Las Vegas, Things to Do

Las Vegas Blvd. Gets Its Scenic Byway Badge

It took awhile, but hey, better late than never. Las Vegas Boulevard, from Washington Ave. to Sahara Ave., has been designated a National Scenic Byway. In order for a roadway to be designated a “National Scenic Byway,” it has to qualify by having at least one of the following qualities: cultural, historic, natural features, archeological,….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Things to Do

Regis and Kelly Are Coming to Sin City

The TV chatfest “Live! with Regis and Kelly” is coming to Las Vegas for a series of tapings the week of Nov. 23. The trip marks the show’s first visit to Vegas in nine years. What took you so long? Read more. Get ticket information here.

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