Posts in the Month of February, 2013:

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

The Quad’s Ready to Give Us All a Swift Kick to the Expectations

We know The Quad hasn’t officially debuted its new casino area and Catalyst Bar yet, but who can wait? We popped in for a sneak peek, and honestly, our mouth’s still agape. Which, admittedly, is not a great look for us, but we digress. The Catalyst Bar is the centerpiece of The Quad’s expanded casino….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Paris Las Vegas

Today’s Vegas Thing We Wish We Had Our Mouth On

Today’s Las Vegas temptation? The Cotton Candy Cosmo from Sugar Factory at Paris Las Vegas. This sweet concoction features Pinnacle Cotton Candy Vodka with a mix of orange, citrus and cranberry flavors.

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Gaming, Las Vegas, Nonsense, Roulette

What’s the Funniest Number on a Roulette Wheel?

Everyone seems to have an opinion about what the luckiest number on a roulette wheel is. But here’s a fact about roulette you probably didn’t know: The funniest number on a roulette wheel is 32. Now, we know what you’re thinking. It’s something along the lines of, “Despite your being an award-winning Las Vegas blog,….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Planet Hollywood

CeeLo Green Welcomed to Planet Hollywood in Dramatic Fashion

How do you welcome a performer like CeeLo Green, someone with a larger-than-life persona, to his new home on The Strip? With an over-the-top Sin City spectacle, of course. The multi-talented Green made a dramatic, flame-fueled entrance as he was officially welcomed to Planet Hollywood to celebrate the start of his new show, “CeeLo Green….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The Linq, The Quad

F.A.M.E. Comes to The Linq: What’s Up With That?

Although a number of tenants have been announced for The Linq, the first-of-its-kind F.A.M.E. has made us especially curious. The venue’s name stands for “Food. Art. Music. Entertainment.” But we still weren’t getting it. So, we decided to track down Chul Park, who works with HIG Management, the group bringing F.A.M.E. to The Linq. The….

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

Rio’s Penn Jillette Immortalized With His Own Spider

As if a 20-year, record-breaking residency at a Las Vegas hotel weren’t enough, comedy-magician Penn Jillette now has another item to beef up his resume: There’s a spider named after him. Jason Bond, Director of the Auburn University Museum of Natural History, recently discovered the spider and named it the Atomic Penn Jillette spider. The….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Shopping, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace

Five Ridiculously Good Cocktails at Trevi Restaurant

You’d sort of expect excellent food at an Italian restaurant, especially in Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Official Motto: “Everything in Las Vegas tastes better because we also have pole dancing.”) But Trevi Restaurant, inside The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, does great Italian food one better by also serving up some mind-blowing signature cocktails. Here, then,….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

Cue the “Q” at The Quad

Although The Quad officially became The Quad in December 2012, only today did the hotel get its “Q.” The hotel’s new sign has been going up for the last couple of weeks (each letter in the sign is 16 feet tall, so installation takes some time), and just hours ago, the “Q” logo was being….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Flamingo Las Vegas Headliner George Wallace Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Crazy. He’s barely 31, yet comedian George Wallace was recently given a Lifetime Achievement Award. Yes, he paid us to say that. Not the award part, the 31 part. Probably. George Wallace, longtime headliner at Flamingo Las Vegas, was given the prestigious award during the Soul Train Awards weekend at Planet Hollywood back in Nov…..

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Poker, Slot Machines, Things to Do

My Poker Ups the Ante With Personalized Video Poker Online and Off

Video poker fans are going to love the new My Poker Multi-Game Poker machines at Caesars Palace and Harrah’s Las Vegas. Why? Because they’re the only video poker machines we know of that remember you and what you’re into, or at least seem to. My Poker video poker machines straddle the world of real and….

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

Today’s Almost Entirely Gratuitous Photos of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models in Las Vegas

Recently, Caesars Palace hosted a glitzy event in honor of the release of Sports Illustrated magazine’s annual swimsuit issue. It’s possible this blog was there to take some photos. Several of the models featured in the swimsuit issue walked a red carpet, and honestly, the red carpet is still smiling. One of the highlights of….

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

Sugar Factory Chef Voted Sin City’s Hottest

If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of Chef Matt Piekarski’s kitchen. The Executive Chef of Sugar Factory American Brasserie inside Paris Las Vegas was recently voted the city’s hottest chef. Read more. Eater Vegas hosted the friendly competition, and now Piekarski will represent Las Vegas in a “no-holds-barred national hot chef death match.”….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

“Legends in Concert” Begins Flamingo Las Vegas Run With All-Star Line-Up

A popular entertainment fixture on The Strip, “Legends in Concert,” is making its move to a new home, Flamingo Las Vegas, starting Feb. 28, 2013. The show has announced its opening line-up which includes tributes to icons Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and Rod Stewart. Grahame Patrick’s portrayal of Elvis Presley probably….

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Las Vegas, Nonsense

A Valentine’s Day Reminder

If you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day in Las Vegas, and nobody’s blushing, you’re doing it wrong.

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

A Serious Las Vegas Hook-Up: Rooms Up to 25% Off

Possibly the best way to squeeze the most from your Las Vegas visit is to get a steal on a hotel room. You need a home base for your Sin City misadventures, so why not grab the best deal possible? There’s a sale going on at all Caesars Entertainment hotels in Las Vegas, and across….

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