Posts in the Month of August, 2010:

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife, Nonsense

Some of the Best Busts in Vegas

You asked for it. Here are what many consider to be the best busts in Vegas. Try to contain your crushing disappointment. See these impressive busts in person at Caesars Palace, just outside the high limit room. For the other kind, you’re on your own. Although it wouldn’t hurt to begin your quest at Numb…..

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Miracle Mile, Planet Hollywood, Shopping, Things to Do

Cowboy Up: PBR Rock Bar Open at Planet Hollywood

They’re calling it a “soft opening,” but all we needed was to hear the word “opening” and we just had to check out the newly-unveiled PBR Rock Bar at Planet Hollywood. On the evening we visited, the restaurant was bustling with customers, as well as hosting a private event for Nevada Senator Harry Reid. So….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Estella Warren Fulfills Fantasy at Chippendales

Fantasies are the bread and butter of the hulking guys of Chippendales at Rio. On Aug. 27, actress and model Estella Warren got to butter some of that, ahem, metaphorical bread as she hosted the popular male revue. Warren is the first celebrity to “host” a “Ultimate Girl’s Night Out” event at Chippendales. See the….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Ja Rule Stirs Things Up at Venus Pool Club

Rapper Ja Rule rocked the proverbial mic at the Venus Pool Club at Caesars Palace over the weekend (Aug. 28). See tons of photos, from photographer Ron Koch, on the Venus Pool Club Facebook page here. We hear Ja Rule also attempted to bring down the house at Pure, but given the structurally sound nature….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Slot Machines

Saruman is Completely Freaking Us Out

This has to be the coolest “Out of Order” Easter egg in the history of slot machines. The high-tech video screens on the “Lord of the Rings” slots definitely make a colorful addition to one’s enjoyment of this new slot machine. The screens make playing the slot, based on the epic movie trilogy, a true….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Nonsense, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

New Home for Zombies in Las Vegas

Hey, we don’t make up the news, we just report it. We grabbed this photo outside the Penn & Teller Theater at Rio Las Vegas.

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do, World Series of Poker

Today’s Poker Trivia

There were 7,319 entrants in this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event, from 92 different countries. Bonus factoid: This Las Vegas blog is not entirely sure it knew there were 92 countries. Catch all the World Series of Poker action you might have missed on ESPN. Find out more. And try out the new….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife

Catch Ja Rule at Pure Nightclub

Rapper and actor Ja Rule performs at Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace on Aug. 28. Get on the guest list here. Bonus Ja Rule factoid: He is the founder of L.I.F.E. Foundation, an organization that serves underprivileged children through music, art, poetry and sports. Here’s a interview with the man himself. Here’s his hit, “Always….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

McFadden’s at Rio Hosts, Ahem, Kissing Contest

We’ll say this again. We don’t make up the news, we just report it. On Aug. 28, McFadden’s inside Rio Vegas welcomes MTV’s “Real World” star Ryan Leslie to officiate a, wait for it, “girl-on-girl kissing contest” with a prize of $1,000. Added bonus? Open bar from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

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Charity, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Restaurants

Vegas Restaurant Week: Chow Up for a Good Cause

As part of the fourth annual Restaurant Week (Aug. 30 to Sep. 5), a virtual buffet of Vegas restaurants are offering special menus to benefit the Three Square food bank, a nonprofit with the mission to “efficiently and effectively serve hope to those in our community struggling with hunger.” Among the participating restaurants are many….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Nonsense, Planet Hollywood

How Wild is Vegas? Here’s How Wild!

How wild can it get in Sin City? Here’s your answer! Even the arrows on this traffic sign outside Planet Hollywood appear to be getting their groove on.

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

“#1 Hot Babe” Estella Warren Hosts #1 Male Revue

On Aug. 27, the ultra-steamy men of Chippendales will be joined by equally-steamy model and actress Estella Warren at Rio Las Vegas. She’s the first guest host for a series of “The Ultimate Girls Night Out!” events at Chippendales. Warren was voted #1 on “Maxim’s Hot 100 Babe List” and has been featured in “Sports….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, O'Sheas

Dirk Arthur Brings “Wild Magic” to O’Sheas

One of the Las Vegas Strip’s longtime fixtures, Dirk Arthur, is bringing his unique brand of magic to O’Sheas. His new show, “Wild Magic,” debuts Sep. 13, and will include all-new illusions, comedy and dance. Oh, and gorgeous, giant, hungry cats. Arthur is known for his grand-scale illusions, so it’ll be interesting to see how….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Nonsense, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Total Rewards

Getting Some Total Rewards Face Time

As a blog, we are obligated to stay abreast (don’t go there) of all the latest trends (memes) and fads (Facebook) on the Interwebs. A friend was kind enough to send along a link to a wonderfully funny site the other day, Happy Chair is Happy. The site features photos of “faces in inanimate objects.”….

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Nonsense

Puzzler: Slot Machines or Adult Film Star Names?

Pop quiz! Think you know your slot machines? Well, here’s a chance to strut your stuff. We give you 15 names. Are they the names of slot machines or the names of adult film stars? Keep track of your answers, and let us know how you did in the Comments section. Ready? Go! 1. Big….

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