Posts in the Month of February, 2012:

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

Dirk Arthur’s New Ward: Show White Bengal Tiger

O’Sheas Las Vegas magician Dirk Arthur has welcomed a new member to his family of big cats, Shikira, a five-month old snow white Bengal tiger. The tiger, which may actually break our adorable meter (they probably exist, just play along), was donated to Arthur’s breeding and education program from another program in the U.S. Shikira….

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

REO Speedwagon, Styx, Nugent Set to Rock Vegas

Rock icons REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent have announced they’ll perform at the Theatre for the Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood on May 5, 2012, as part of their 30-date tour across the U.S. We’re thinking The Planet may need to beef up its security! These three rock entities represent more than 80 million….

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Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon, Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Things to Do

“Big Elvis” Vallee Celebrates Birthday and Official Day

Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee, one of the most acclaimed Elvis impersonators in Las Vegas, celebrated three things on Feb. 28, 2012: 1) his birthday, 2) a decade of performing at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Casino (formerly the Barbary Coast), and 3) a proclamation from the Mayor of Las Vegas officially naming Feb. 28 Pete “Big….

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

Celine Dion Forced to Cancel Shows Through March

Celine Dion has reluctantly been forced to cancel her performances at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace through March 18, 2012. Dion experienced problems with her vocal chords last week due to a viral illness, and the singer pursued medical advice from one of the leading authorities on “laryngeal physiology,” Professor Gerald Berke M.D. at the….

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Race & Sports, The Quad, Things to Do

College Hoops Frenzy Means Vegas Packages Galore

The college basketball championships are right around the corner, so it’s time for this blog to do some skillful trademark dodging! Get ready for the “College Men’s Basketball Division Championships Hoops Frenzy Extravaganza” in Las Vegas. Or something! Look, we already spend enough time in the company of lawyers, so just go with it. Whatever….

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Las Vegas, Nightlife, Things to Do

Drink & Drag Lounge is Coming Out April 6

Drink & Drag, a new lounge in downtown Las Vegas boasting “drinks, snacks, bowling, pool, games and drag queens…lots of them,” has announced it will open April 6, 2012. The new bar and lounge concept comes from the same folks who created Krave, the gay nightclub at The Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood. Drink &….

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Blackjack, Gaming, Las Vegas, Roulette, Slot Machines, Things to Do

Play Casino Games for Free on Facebook

This blog is always up for trying its luck at casino games like roulette, blackjack and slots, and now those games are available free on Facebook with the Caesars Casino game. The realistic roulette, blackjack and video slots games are completely free to play, with more games coming soon. Sorry, no craps yet! Nothing’s perfect….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Paris Las Vegas

“Jersey Boys” Get Warm Welcome at Paris Vegas

Dapper and affable, the cast of “Jersey Boys” attended a boisterous welcoming ceremony in their honor at Paris Las Vegas on Feb. 23, leading up to the opening of the hit show at Paris on March 6, 2012. We bumped into the guys before their splashy welcome for some behind-the-scenes pics. The “Jersey Boys” cast….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife

Carlos’n Charlie’s Dude Turns Out to Be a Blast

If you know nothing else about this blog, you must know we absolutely love meetings. Just love them. We once suggested there should be a Committee to Schedule More Meetings at our company, we love meetings so much. Carlos’n Charlie’s, the irreverent Mexican restaurant coming to Flamingo Las Vegas, is just weeks away from opening….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Miracle Mile, Planet Hollywood, Shopping

The Skating Aratas Even Freak Out Ellen DeGeneres

One of the most spine-tingling acts in Vegas, the Skating Aratas, got some sweet time in the spotlight on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” recently. Take a look. Our palms are sweaty. Are your palms sweaty? In our case, it might just be a circulatory issue, but we’re thinking it might also be that this is….

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Craps, Gaming, Las Vegas

The Riv Offers 1,000-Times Odds on Craps

The Riviera Hotel & Casino, on the north end of the Vegas Strip, has announced it now offers 1,000-times odds on its craps tables. In craps, “odds” bets are used to increase a “Pass Line” bet, and are considered one of the best bets in a casino, if not the best, because of the low….

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Las Vegas, Nonsense

The Official Las Vegas State of Mind Test

At last, there’s an easy way to tell if you’re in the Las Vegas state of mind. Just stare at the photo below for 15-30 seconds. This particular piece of artwork adorns the wall at Spago restaurant at The Forum Shops inside Caesars Palace. After about 30 seconds, some people see a study of rudimentary….

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

Vegas Entertainers Come Out for Fat Tuesday at Rio

A slew of Vegas entertainers took part in the Rio’s “Show in the Sky” extravaganza for “Fat Tuesday.” The photo-optastic (not a real word) event was one of many on Feb. 21, 2012 around Las Vegas, a town often considered to be like Mardi Gras all year long. “Mardi Gras,” by the way, is French….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Burger Joint Makes Room for Center Cut Steakhouse

The Burger Joint restaurant at Flamingo Las Vegas has closed up shop, and a new offering, Center Cut Steakhouse appears to be slated to replace it. How do we know this? Investigative journalism, of course. Oh, and there’s, you know, a sign. We’ve heard precisely nothing about the details of the Burger Joint closure or….

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Paris Las Vegas, Table Games

Lucky Player Wins Cool Million at Three Card Poker

Bucking the odds, a lucky player at Paris Las Vegas hit the 6-Card Bonus jackpot at Three Poker and is a million bucks richer for it. Johnita Ejercito, an attorney and nurse from Woodland Hills, California hit the 6-Card Bonus jackpot on Feb. 19, 2012. The million-dollar 6-Card Bonus side bet for Three Card Poker….

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