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Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Entertainment

Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts Highlight The LINQ’s First Music Festival At ACM’s Party For A Cause

The LINQ was the hottest place to be this weekend as a slew of country stars invaded the shopping, dining and entertainment district for a two-day music bonanza. Just days after the anticipated High Roller observation wheel launched, the Academy of Country Music hosted the 2nd Annual Party For A Cause Festival, held out at….

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Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Restaurants

Mesa Grill’s Bobby Flay Among Renowned Chefs On Tap For Benefit Dinner

Want to be wined and dined by A-list Las Vegas chefs all for a good cause? An all-star roster of culinary geniuses are on the lineup for the inaugural “Chefs to the Max” benefit dinner on Jan. 19 at Rx Boiler Room to raise funds for Las Vegas journalist Max Jacobson. Food Network grill master….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Caesars Entertainment, Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels, Planet Hollywood, Shopping, Spas and Salons, Things to Do, Total Rewards

Las Vegas Tips: What’s Happening Now (Plus #cybermonday Details!)

Cyber Monday is coming Dec. 2 A blowout online room sale is about all the excuse needed to book a trip to Vegas, and jet-setters will get the chance to take advantage of huge savings of up to 40 percent off any Caesars Entertainment resort for one week. The Cyber Monday madness begins on Dec…..

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Charity, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

Special Olympics Nevada Fundraiser Encourages Adrenaline Junkies to Go “Over the Edge”

  Las Vegas tends to think outside the box when it comes to, well, everything—including raising money for charity. Boring, stuffy fundraiser? Never. Rappelling down the side of a monstrous Strip casino? Yes please!  From Oct. 11-12, Vegas’ one-of-a-kind event, “Over the Edge,” lets dare devils and thrill seekers get a rare, vertical view of….

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Caesars Palace, Charity, Las Vegas Restaurants

Nobu Caesars Palace Throws Charity Dinner with 28 Nobu Chefs

  On October 9, Chef Nobu and his talented, 28-chef entourage will host a master chef event the likes of which we have never seen.  Ok, we’ve seen a lot but this still sounds like a foodie extravaganza. If you love Nobu, this could be something you want to consider. Priced at $195/person, the Nobu….

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Celebrities, Charity, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Penn Jillette Named “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” Finalist, Set to Crush Trace Adkins for Charity

After a stand-out season on NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” Rio Las Vegas headliner Penn Jillette has been named a finalist in what’s sure to be a clash of the Titans, all for the sake of charity. For the show’s final competition of the season, Penn and country singer Trace Adkins have been tasked with creating….

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Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Las Vegas Restaurant Week Means Meals With Meaning

Las Vegas Restaurant Week is a time of unforgettable food at some of the world’s most remarkable restaurants, with proceeds from sales of special menus going to a nonprofit food bank, Three Square. What’s not to nom? Tons of restaurants in Las Vegas participate in Restaurant Week (March 8-15, 2013), including many in the Caesars Entertainment….

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Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Planet Hollywood

East Meets Nom at Koi Inside Planet Hollywood

It’s easy to overlook Koi Las Vegas, because it’s a little hidden on the Mezz (second) level at Planet Hollywood, but the flavors and nightlife are hard to miss. Koi’s restaurant and lounge combo is a mix of Eastern design and Hollywood style, with a focus on Japanese-inspired food (“with California accents”), as well as….

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Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Casinos

Show-Stoppers Come Out to Support Win-Win Nonprofit

Las Vegas entertainers came out in force on Oct. 28, 2012 for a gala to benefit Win-Win Entertainment, a nonprofit that matches Las Vegas entertainers with charitable organizations. Win-Win Entertainment has provided services to organizations like The Shade Tree shelter, the American Cancer Society, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, the….

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

Penn Jillette to Join NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” Victory Assured

The last time Rio Las Vegas headliner Penn Jillette appeared on NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice,” he was robbed. Thankfully, the talkier half of Penn & Teller will have a chance at vindication as he joins the cast of the first-ever “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.” The latest installment of the popular reality show premieres in March, 2013…..

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Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

Over the Edge Event to Raise Funds for Special Olympics

There are lots of thrills to be found in Las Vegas, but this one’s for charity. Planet Hollywood and Special Olympics Nevada have teamed up to give individuals an opportunity to rappel more than 300 feet from the hotel’s rooftop to raise funds for this worthwhile nonprofit. Special Olympics Nevada is a year-round sports training….

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

CeeLo Green Plans Planet Hollywood Show to Benefit Keep Memory Alive

If you’ve been itching for a sneak preview of CeeLo Green’s upcoming resident show at Planet Hollywood, listen up. The “Forget You” (you know what we mean) singer, and co-star of NBC’s “The Voice,” will team up with some of his entertainment pals for a show on Oct. 10, 2012. A portion of the ticket….

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Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

It’s Time for Restaurant Week in Las Vegas

It’s that time again! Time to eat up at some of Sin City’s best restaurants to benefit the Three Square Food Bank, a nonprofit that has provided more than 1.5 million meals to those in need since 2006. Las Vegas Restaurant Week runs from Aug. 27 to Sep. 2, 2012. Find out more at the….

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Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels, Planet Hollywood, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

Scary-Fun Things to Keep Your Eyeballs On

This blog’s a big fan of all things zombies and spooky and Halloween, so we’re always looking ahead for fun things along that vein. (See what we did there?) First up, Las Vegas is getting its very own zombie run, aptly called the Las Vegas Zombie Run. It’s a 5K run to benefit a Las….

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

Magician Wins $18.3 Million in WSOP Charity Event

You know how sometimes you pony up a million bucks to enter a poker tournament, and then you win the biggest prize in poker tournament history, more than $18.3 million? Yeah, it happened for Antonio Esfandiari, too. Esfandiari, a pro poker player and magician, made history when he outmaneuvered a field of 48 millionaires and….

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