Posts in the Month of November, 2010:

Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood

A Fond Vegas Farewell to Actor Leslie Nielsen

This blog was saddened to hear about the passing of screen legend Leslie Nielsen. The star of “Airplane!,” “The Naked Gun” and innumerable movies and TV shows was truly a one-of-a-kind talent. We spotted this eye-catching portrait of Leslie Nielsen gracing a wall at the Planet Hollywood resort not too long ago. From what we….

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Charity, Las Vegas, Things to Do

Scores of Santas Set to Sprint for a Sweet Cause

One of the highlights of the holiday season in Vegas, the Las Vegas Great Santa Run, is set for Dec. 4. Close to 9,000 Santas took part in 2009, and this blog was there, of course. Read our post about the Las Vegas Great Santa Run. The massive, St. Nick-saturated run takes place at Town….

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Poker, World Series of Poker

Today’s Holiday Gift for Poker Fanatics

Random poker discovery of the day: A wallet fashioned from playing cards. What’s not to love? We’re counting the seconds until the marketers of this product call it the “Bill Fold.” Because, you know, in cards, you sometimes “fold.” Anyway, get it here. While you’re in the shopping mood, find tons of poker-related gifts at….

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

Singer Matt Goss Voted Las Vegas’ Sexiest Man Alive

Well, this one was a bit of a no-brainer, but Caesars Palace pretty boy Matt Goss was recently voted “Las Vegas’ Sexiest Man Alive.” By “pretty boy,” of course, we mean, “This Las Vegas blog deeply resents that Matt Goss can be both incredibly talented and good-looking when we can barely manage the incredibly talented….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos

Downtown Casino Takes Biggest Bet Ever

If you’re a fan of downtown Las Vegas and its history, you’ll love this item. The oldest operating casino in Vegas is the Golden Gate, and this classic hotel recently took its biggest bet ever as part of a taping of “The Buried Life,” a reality show on MTV. The cast of “The Buried Life,”….

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

No Lie: Rihanna Comes to Pure on New Year’s Eve

Despite this blog’s ongoing confusion about what nightclub “hosting” actually entails (beyond what insiders call “showing up”), we’re please to announce R&B powerhouse Rihanna will host at Pure Nightclub inside Caesars on New Year’s Eve. The multi-talented singer has sold more than 15 million albums and 45 million singles worldwide, and her hits include “Umbrella,”….

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, Things to Do

Ten Things to Be Thankful for in Las Vegas

It’s a great time of year to stop and reflect upon just how lucky we are, to renew our sense of appreciation for the things we sometimes take for granted. Here, then, are our “Ten Things to Be Thankful for in Las Vegas.” (With a TM at the end, of course.) 1. Flesh. Oh, yes,….

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

Drink Up for a Good Cause at McFadden’s Inside Rio

Somebody’s definitely in the holiday spirit. On Nov. 24, McFadden’s at Rio Vegas hosts an evening of revelry and charity, featuring a couple of notable faces from reality TV. McFadden’s is teaming up with Mark Long from “Road Rules” and the unforgettable Trishelle Cannetella, from “The Real World Las Vegas,” for a food drive to….

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Caesars Entertainment, Harrah's Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

Harrah’s Entertainment Now Caesars Entertainment

As of today (Nov. 23, 2010), Harrah’s Entertainment is Caesars Entertainment. Discuss. Don’t panic. Same great Total Rewards loyalty program. Same fun. Same friendly dealers. Same spa treatments this blog can’t pronounce. And if you’re pining for a little Harrah’s action, there are Harrah’s resorts all over the place, including Harrah’s Las Vegas on the….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Sweetest Vegas Deal of the Season: Serendipity 3

We’re betting you’re going to have the uncontrollable urge to French kiss a certain Las Vegas blog when you hear about this exclusive hook-up! Here’s the skinny (but not for long, trust us): Get a succulent 25% off your tab at Serendipity 3 at Caesars Palace just for mentioning this Pulse of Vegas Blog, the….

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Blackjack, Celebrities, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Planet Hollywood

Best. Blackjack. Table. Ever.

Do you already find it challenging to keep track of when you want to hit or stand at the blackjack table? Well, get an eyeful of this blackjack table layout at Planet Hollywood, featuring Peepshow star Holly Madison. If you’d like to see the “Holly’s World” star in the flesh, so to speak, catch Holly….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Giveaways, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Today’s Free Vegas Getaway Hook-Up from Bally’s

We may have mentioned in the past how much this Las Vegas blog loves it some free, especially when it comes to free stuff in Sin City. Bally’s just started a new sweepstakes on its Facebook page, and a lucky winner will receive a stay at Bally’s Vegas, two tickets to Jubilee!, the most sequin-tacular….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Paris Las Vegas

Steakhouse 46 Closes: Five Steakhouse Alternatives

Steakhouse 46 at Flamingo Las Vegas has officially closed up shop, we’re sad to say. This beloved steakhouse was named after the year the Flamingo first opened, 1946. Bonus Flamingo factoid: The original Flamingo hotel cost $6 million to build. “So, now where will I ever find great steak on the Strip?” you ask, providing….

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