Posts in the Month of September, 2011:

Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, The Quad

The Imperial Palace Buffet Strikes Back

The oft-maligned Emperor’s Buffet at Imperial Palace knows what some are saying about it, and it’s not pleased. Oh, this blog has heard the rumors. And we, too, have been a tad reluctant to visit the buffet at the IP, but after a surprise drop-in, we’re happy (and relieved) to report most, if not all,….

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Las Vegas, Nonsense

Today’s Random Las Vegas Coolness

We’re not entirely sure how to interpret this license plate, but no matter what it means, we’re loving it. We’re big fans of novelty and Vegas-themed license plates. You just have to be careful where you put them. READMR.

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Las Vegas, Things to Do

Downtown Zip Line Attraction to Expand Thrills

From what we hear, the incredibly popular downtown Las Vegas “zip line” will soon become a permanent part of the Fremont Street Experience. How do we know the zip line is incredibly popular? First, buzz. Second, our relatively lame video of the zip line has gotten more than 16,000 views on YouTube. Yeah, it’s popular…..

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Blackjack, Celebrities, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad, Things to Do

Today’s Featured Dealertainer

They deal blackjack. They entertain. Hence, the mash-up: “Dealertainer.” A day or two ago, a loyal Pulse of Vegas blog reader (yes, they actually exist) asked, “Have you featured the guy who plays Adam Lambert at the Imperial Palace?” We have, in fact, not. Until today. Still not sure what a dealertainer is? Visit their….

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

Elton John Returns to Caesars for Three-Year Run

The indefatigable Elton John returned to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Sep. 28, 2011 to begin a three-year stint at the storied entertainment mecca. No, we didn’t copy and paste that from a news release. It’s storied. Elton John’s new show, “The Million Dollar Piano,” won standing ovations after pretty much every song throughout….

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

Holly Madison Insures Her Breasts for $1 Million

People magazine is reporting that Holly Madison, star of Peepshow at Planet Hollywood and reality TV sensation, “Holly’s World,” has insured her breasts for a cool $1 million with the Lloyd’s of London insurance company. Madison reportedly said, “I’ve heard about people getting body parts insured and I thought, ‘Why not?’ Because if anything happened….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaming, Giveaways, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos

“Play in Paradise” Sweepstakes Means Vegas Freebies

This blog loves it some free. It also loves it some casino. So, you can understand why this blog’s loins were overcome with elation when we heard Flamingo Las Vegas is hosting a sweepstakes featuring, of all things, free Vegas stuff. A Grand Prize winner will receive a two-night stay at Flamingo Las Vegas, dinner….

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

“Penn & Teller Tell a Lie” Premieres on Discovery

Troublesome Rio Las Vegas headliners, Penn & Teller, launch their new TV show, “Penn & Teller Tell a Lie” on the Discovery Channel on Oct. 5. In each episode of the show, Penn and Teller make up to seven outrageous claims. Most of the claims are unbelievable but true, and one is an out-and-out lie…..

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Craps, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos

Today’s Gambling Trivia: Craps Jargon

As this is an equal opportunity Las Vegas blog, we aren’t really allowed to have a favorite casino game. And in that spirit, we say unto you, craps is our favorite casino game! So, here’s today’s craps jargon. The plain, unmarked outer edge of a craps table layout is called the “apron.” Now you know!

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife, Paris Las Vegas

Rupert Grint, Victor Ortiz Caught in Vegas Brawl

Eh, don’t believe everything you read on the Internet. We do, however, have a fun photo of “Harry Potter” co-star Rupert Grint and boxer Victor Ortiz mixing it up outside Sugar Factory at Paris Las Vegas. See how actor Rupert Grint pretends to sucker punch Victor Ortiz? You might even say he uses a questionable….

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Las Vegas

Today’s Thing You Didn’t Know About Las Vegas

Sure, you know a lot about Las Vegas, but we’re betting you didn’t know this. The famed “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada” sign is four miles south of the city limits of Las Vegas. Count ‘em, four. That’s right. Most of the Las Vegas Strip actually sits in the town of Paradise. Check out….

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

Jennifer Lopez Wows Red Carpet for 40 Seconds

Apparently, Jennifer Lopez was anxious to get to the dance floor at Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace on Sep. 24, because we hear she indulged photographers on the red carpet for less than a minute. Thankfully, that was more than enough time for ace photographer Dave Proctor to snag a couple of pics of the….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Shopping, Things to Do

Today’s Gratuitious Las Vegas Nudity

He’s one of the most-photographed nudes in the world, and you can see David at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip. You can find this particular replica of Michelangelo’s work in the Appian Way Shops at Caesars. Make sure to add a photo op with the famed statue to your list of Things to….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas

“Most Valuable Las Vegas Blogger” Award Announced

Well, this is awkward. Or at least we’re going to pretend like it is! We’re pleased to announce this very Pulse of Vegas blog has received the inaugural “Most Valuable Las Vegas Blogger” award by CBS Local/KXNT News Radio. Dozens, if not millions, of Las Vegas-based blogs were nominated by the public a few weeks….

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Las Vegas, Nonsense

Today’s Vegas Tee This Blog Does Not Condone

What the T-shirt below has to do with Las Vegas, we’re not entirely sure, but it does say “Las Vegas” right on it. Again, this blog in no way condones this T-shirt. This is all you, Tony.

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