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Today’s Featured Dealertainer: Sir Jac as Prince

We’re not sure “Sir Jac” would “Die 4 U,” but this talented “dealertainer” would definitely dance parts of himself off to entertain “U” and your fellow guests at Imperial Palace. We love that Sir Jac (possibly not his birth name) never seems to stop dancing, even when he’s dealing blackjack. Here’s a little peek at….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The Quad

Today’s Las Vegas Thing We Have Our Mouth On

There are everyday gifts (yawn), then there are Las Vegas gifts (yipee!). Yesterday, we received the amazing gift below, purchased at Whiskey Run, one of the shops at Imperial Palace. (Yes, there are shops at Imperial Palace.) This awesome gift, a mere $4.75, involves several of this blog’s favorite things. First, Rice Krispie Treats. Although….

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Celebrities, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Quad

Today’s Las Vegas Celebrity Encounter (Kinda)

You never know who you’ll bump into when you’re in Las Vegas. As we strolled the Strip the other night, we spotted a TV crew tailing two Metro officers we can only assume were in the process of taping an episode of truTV’s “Vegas Strip.” The officers and their crew were all business as they….

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Caesars Entertainment, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The Linq, The Quad

Linq Updates: Wine and Spirits Make a Move

As a Las Vegas blog, we have a vested interest in keeping track of both our wines and our spirits. We were a tad dismayed, then, when we learned the Carnaval Wine & Spirits shop, between Harrah’s and Imperial Palace, has closed as part of the ongoing Linq development project. Read more about The Linq…..

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

“Name That Tune Live” is Unplugged at IP

“Name That Tune Live” has abruptly closed at the Imperial Palace. The stage show based on the iconic TV show, and hosted by Zowie Bowie and Marley Taylor, offered audience members a shot at $10,000 for naming popular songs. Despite the show closing, entertainment options abound at Imperial Palace, including the ever-harmonious Human Nature and….

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Caesars Palace, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, 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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Celebrities, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, The Quad, Things to Do

Today’s Featured IP Dealertainer: Amy Winehouse

We weren’t sure how to feel about this at first. The Imperial Palace has a new Amy Winehouse “dealertainer.” Dealertainers are those folks who deal blackjack and also perform as music’s icons, past and present. Once we got past our “too soon” moment, it occurred to us, the real Amy Winehouse seems to have loved….

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

Update: The Linq Moves Forward as Scheduled

Every time we get an update about The Linq, we get a warm, tingling sensation in our extremities. We’re either excited about The Linq, or we have a circulatory issue. Let’s just assume it’s the former! If you’re not familiar with The Linq project, catch up here. Basically, center-Strip is getting some work done. The….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

Human Nature Talks Past, Present and Vegas

The members of Human Nature, the soulful headliners at Imperial Palace, did a great interview on radio station KNPR recently, and we just had to share. Listen here. During the radio interview, we learn a lot about this harmonizing foursome from Australia. One surprise came in the discussion about a classic photo of the guys,….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, The Quad, Things to Do

Auto Collections at IP Gets Some Superstar Wheels

The Auto Collections at Imperial Palace has a new addition to its vast array of vehicles, the 1999 Suburban from the award-winning HBO series, “The Sopranos.” The burgundy 1999 Chevrolet Suburban was the same car used by the show’s central character, Tony Soprano, portrayed by James Gandolfini. The Suburban on display, and up for sale,….

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

Out With The Old, In With The Linq

For many years, Las Vegas was famous for (among other things) the way it turned building demolitions into spectacle. The list of jaw-dropping implosions of Las Vegas hotels goes on and on: Hacienda, Boardwalk, Sands, Castaways, El Rancho, Landmark, Desert Inn and others. This blog misses you something fierce, Stardust! Implosions have been increasingly rare….

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Celebrities, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, The Quad, Things to Do

Today’s Featured Imperial Palace Dealertainer

Just about everyone loves them some “dealertainers,” those multi-tasking folks who deal blackjack at Imperial Palace while taking on the persona of music’s immortals and performing for guests. Today, we feature Karen who does a turn as Tina Turner when she’s dealertainmenting, which, we realize, might not be an actual word. Find out more about….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad, Things to Do

Today’s Featured Dealertainer: Wynonna Judd

Today’s featured Imperial Palace dealertainer (part blackjack dealer, part entertainer) is Kerri, who appears to be the monozygotic twin of Wynonna Judd. Whatever a monozygotic twin might be. Come to find out, Kerri is a former member of the cast of Legends in Concert, the celebrity tribute show at Harrah’s Las Vegas. See all our featured….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad, Things to Do

Ethel M Chocolates Hosts Holiday Cactus Lighting

So, how do you know when the holiday season officially begins in Las Vegas? You can’t use holiday decorations going up at shopping malls as a guide, because that seems to happen in August lately. The answer: On Nov. 15, Vegas-based Ethel M Chocolates held its annual cactus garden lighting ceremony, and honestly, we’re thinking….

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