Posts in the Month of January, 2012:

Gaming, Las Vegas, Nonsense, Shopping

Today’s Vegas Souvenir This Blog Doesn’t Appreciate

Here’s today’s Las Vegas keepsake this blog is deeply offended by. Seriously? “Las Vegas was so expensive I could only afford half a cup”? It’s just this kind of ill-conceived frivolity that causes our hackles to be raised. Whatever a hackle might actually be.

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Caesars Entertainment, Craps, Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, Total Rewards

Get ‘Em While You Can, Parrotheads

Fair warning. The supremely-collectible Margaritaville Casino Total Rewards cards are going fast, and after February, they’ll be gone for good. Some background may be required. Total Rewards, of course, is the player loyalty program of Caesars Entertainment. Learn more. Caesars Entertainment owns a number of Las Vegas hotels. One of those hotels is Flamingo Las….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Paris Las Vegas

11 Annoying Questions With Chef Gordon Ramsay

We’re not going to lie. This blog is a huge fan of Chef Gordon Ramsay, the larger-than-life celebrity chef who will soon unveil his Gordon Ramsay Steak restaurant at Paris Las Vegas. Read more. The restaurant is scheduled to open in the next few months, so we tracked down the award-winning chef for an exclusive,….

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Roulette

Now You Know: The Worst Bet in Roulette

Roulette is one of the most appealing games in any Las Vegas casino. It’s relatively easy to learn, and it’s a social game. Oh, and there’s usually free liquor involved. Like we were going to forget that one. One of the things that makes roulette so fun is the wide variety of bets you can….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Miracle Mile, Planet Hollywood, Shopping

Today’s Crazy Las Vegas Discovery: Rum-Dyed Tees

Las Vegas can get pretty crazy, and we found a great example while roaming The Miracle Mile Shops inside Planet Hollywood. It took approximately two minutes inside the Crazy Shirts store to realize something wild was afoot. Specifically, many of the T-shirts in the store get their color from things like rum, coffee and chocolate…..

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Las Vegas, Things to Do

What’s New in Vegas: The Chuck Jones Experience

Looking for new things to do in Las Vegas? Sin City has you covered with the just-opened Chuck Jones Experience. Even if you don’t immediately recognize the name Chuck Jones, you’re sure to know the names of the beloved characters he brought to life during his 60-year career as an acclaimed Hollywood animator and director:….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Paris Las Vegas

Today’s Completely Awesome Vegas Photo We Took

It’s our blog. We can say anything we want. And we think it’s awesome. Today’s thing you didn’t know about the Paris Las Vegas: The Arc de Triomphe (at right in the photo) is a two-thirds size replica of the famous French landmark, the size difference resulting from spending too much time in a cold….

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

Today’s Free Las Vegas Vacation Hook-Up

In what is definitely not a shameless ploy to get more Twitter followers, Southwest Air is giving away five Vegas vacation packages during its “Venture to Vegas” Twitter contest. Oh, and for the record, there’s nothing wrong with a shameless ploy if it might result in a free Vegas vacation! The giveaway from Southwest is….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife, Planet Hollywood

Today’s Event We Know Nothing About: Jayde Nicole

Today’s Las Vegas event we know virtually nothing about, yet wholeheartedly endorse, involves Playboy Playmate Jayde Nicole celebrating her birthday at Gallery Nightclub inside Planet Hollywood on Feb. 18, 2012. Yep, that’s the same Jayde Nicole who’s been featured as Peepshow star Holly Madison’s arch nemesis on the reality TV hit, “Holly’s World.” Visit the….

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Celebrities, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Who Could Ask for Anything (Jay) Mohr?

Popular comedian and actor Jay Mohr returns to The Improv comedy club at Harrah’s Vegas, Feb. 10-12, 2012. Mohr’s been in the business of facilitating the comedic trinity of chortles, cackles and guffaws for nearly two decades, and the versatile performer was named one of the 100 greatest stand-up comics of all time by Comedy….

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

Lunching Las Vegas: Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill

There’s nothing more delicious than lunch at a Las Vegas restaurant. Unless it’s dinner. And breakfast isn’t too shabby either, come to think of it. Oh, and brunch rocks it, too. Let’s try this again. Lunch in Vegas is pretty awesome. Partly because, well, it’s Vegas. But also because Sin City is home to some….

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

Caesars Closes Lago Buffet for Renovations

The Lago Buffet at Caesars Palace has closed for renovations. What, you didn’t just read the headline of this blog post? We just said that, like, two seconds ago. Why do we even spend time on headlines? Man, alive. Anyway, the buffet is “on a break,” and the culinary wizards at Caesars Palace are hard….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Weddings, The Quad

Today’s Thing That Might Surprise You About the IP

The Imperial Palace recently unveiled two new wedding chapels, offering lovebirds new ways to tie the knot on the Las Vegas Strip. The chapels are the Skyline Chapel and the Sierra Chapel, with the former accommodating about 80 people, and the Sierra Chapel playing host to smaller weddings (up to 20 people). Here’s the surprise….

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

20 New Things in Downtown Las Vegas

There’s always something new to see and do in Sin City, and this Las Vergas blog loves it some newness, whether it’s on the Strip or downtown. Recently, we grabbed our trusty camera and went on a walkabout downtown, bringing back poorly-researched news about 20 new things you may find interesting, intriguing or, more probably,….

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

New Show Magically Appears at Planet Hollywood

Illusionist Michael Turco, recently featured on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” is set to bring what’s described as a “unique style of entertainment” to Las Vegas, with a new show at the Saxe Theater inside The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. The shiny new production, “Magic and Mayhem” (isn’t magic best when there’s mayhem involved?),….

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