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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Quad

The Quad Comes Into Its Own With New Chips and More

There are few things that spark as much excitement in the hearts of Las Vegas casino chip collectors as new chips to collect. Well, The Quad (formerly the Imperial Palace) just rolled out its new chips, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands, and lens, on some. The shiny new chips at The Quad….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Quad

End of a Vegas Era: Imperial Palace Signs Come Down

The Imperial Palace, one of the more iconic hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, is rapidly transforming into The Quad, and a very visible sign of that transition has to do with, well, the signs. Specifically, they’re coming down. A number of signs have been removed recently, including more than a few IPs. Yesterday, removal….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Quad

Human Nature Ends Run at the Imperial Palace

Popular singing group Human Nature has ended a three-year run at Imperial Palace (The Quad), performing a final show on Nov. 25, 2012. The show, “Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Ultimate Celebration of Motown,” has entertained thousands of Las Vegas visitors since it opened on May 23, 2009. The Nov. 25 show marked the….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The Quad

Today’s Must-Have Las Vegas Keepsake

While wandering the gift shop at Imperial Palace, we stumbled (it’s just a figure of speech, probably) upon this clever Las Vegas keepsake and just had to share. This James Bondesque set has five wine accessory thingys, and costs $24.99. Remember, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Even in Vegas.

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, O'Sheas, The Linq, The Quad, Things to Do

The High Roller Observation Wheel Really Has Legs

We were giddy to receive news yesterday that massive parts of the High Roller observation wheel, the crown jewel of the even-more-massive Linq project, had arrived at the construction site behind the former O’Shea’s casino. The outsized segments, complete with inner scaffolding and ladders, will be assembled to form the support legs of the 550-foot….

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Caesars Entertainment, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, The Linq, The Quad, Things to Do

Battle of the Observation Wheels May Be On Hold

It was looking, for a minute, like an epic battle between two competing Las Vegas observation wheels, the High Roller in The Linq and another called SkyVue at the south end of The Strip. Now, it’s looking like the battle might be on hold. SkyVue has taken some hits in the media in recent weeks,….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

Comedian Jeff Civillico Debuts New Fan-Funded Arch

When comedian-juggler Jeff Civillico felt his show, “Comedy in Action” at Imperial Palace, could benefit from a new set, he did something extraordinary. He offered his fans the chance to help pay for it. To say they rose to the occasion would be a hefty understatement. Within a week of Civillico sharing his idea for….

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Caesars Entertainment, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Weddings, The Quad

Flamingo and Imperial Palace Introduce New LGBT Commitment Ceremony Packages

The Flamingo Las Vegas and soon-to-be-renamed Imperial Palace have introduced six new LGBT commitment ceremony packages at their chapels. Same-sex couples can make their commitment ceremony dreams a reality (although Nevada’s constitution still bans same-sex marriage, don’t shoot the messenger) at any of  seven venues, including the Imperial Palace’s new Silver Sky chapel (which boasts….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq, The Quad

Vegas Bids Farewell to Imperial Palace, Hello to “The Quad”

In a much-anticipated announcement, Caesars Entertainment (whose blog this is) has confirmed the popular, mid-Strip resort, the Imperial Palace, will soon be rebranded as “The Quad Resort and Casino.” Or just “The Quad.” Up to you. While the name of the Imperial Palace is changing to The Quad, it’ll still be the high-energy party place….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

Imperial Palace Comedian Jeff Civillico Calls on Fans to Crowdfund Giant Inflatable Arch

Comedian and juggler Jeff Civillico is attempting a Las Vegas first. He’s calling on his fans to help “crowdfund” a set piece for his show at Imperial Palace, and his fans are answering the call. Civillico posted the video below on his Web site, talking about his “social experiment.” Within the first 24 hours of….

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Las Vegas Casinos, The Quad

The Most Awesome Vegas Door in the History of Ever

First, we blew minds with revelations about a secret shortcut doorway at Caesars Palace. Then, yesterday, we spotted a doorway that eclipses that one by, oh, infinity. Yep, that’s the Imperial Palace. To find the doorway, just look up. Way up. That’s right. It’s a doorway to nowhere. Or anywhere. This door, complete with a….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife, The Quad

Is This the Best Happy Hour in Las Vegas?

When you think “value in Las Vegas,” Imperial Palace leaps to mind like a gazelle being chased by a lion. Or something. The Imperial Palace has upped the value game once again, at its Sports Bar (near the hotel’s Sports Book), with a Happy Hour we think might just be the best in Vegas. First,….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

Las Vegas Juggler Pulls Off Ultimate Olympics Homage

In what many are calling a “minor miracle,” Imperial Palace comedian and juggler Jeff Civillico pulled off an incredible homage to the Olympic Games at a recent show. While we’re sure the talented performer would humbly credit his feat to mere chance, his years of juggling practice most certainly played a part. Check out this….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

“Divas Las Vegas” Celebrates 1,000th Show at IP

It appears serious “condragulations” are in order for female impersonator Frank Marino and friends. Marino’s show, “Divas Las Vegas,” had its 1,000th show at Imperial Palace on July 21, 2012. Frank Marino has performed in Las Vegas for more than 27 years, making him the longest-running headliner in the city. Marino plays host (hostess?) for….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

The Strip’s Funniest New Comedian Also Juggles

In honor of World Juggling Day (July 16, 2012), we decided to catch Jeff Civillico’s new show at the Imperial Palace. The only problem? It’s not really a juggling show. It turns out, Civillico’s show is three parts stand-up comedy, one part vaudeville, one part audience interaction, one part juggling and stunts and one very big….

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