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Miss Connecticut Named Miss USA at Planet Hollywood

After a busy couple of weeks in Las Vegas leading up to the Miss USA pageant, the 51 hopefuls duked it out at Planet Hollywood on June 16, 2013 with Miss Connecticut Erin Brady taking the coveted crown. Las Vegas shared the stage with the perky contestants during the competition’s live telecast, with segments devoted….

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

Two New Spots to Get a Brain Freeze on The Strip

Las Vegas is truly the slushy drink capital of the world! The range of frosty beverages is almost limitless, and now there are two new places to get them. First, there’s Liquid Sugr at Paris Las Vegas. This beverage-dispensing oasis is adjacent to the Sugar Factory American Brasserie. The open-air seating at Liquid Sugr provides….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Promotions

Megabeat Progressive Poker Jackpot Pays Out Bigtime

The Vegas-wide Megabeat Progressive Poker Jackpot has hit again, this time with a prize pool of $914,474. With this progressive, anyone playing in a Total Rewards (the Caesars Entertainment family of casinos) poker room in Las Vegas gets a cut of the prize! The jackpot hit at 7:08 a.m. on June 5, 2013. Two players….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Planet Hollywood

Things Get Fired Up at Chef Gordon Ramsay’s BurGR

BurGR restaurant at Planet Hollywood has quickly become one of the hottest burger joints in Vegas, but now it’s even hotter. The restaurant recently lit up a cool new decorative feature along the restaurant’s outer wall, a 30-foot-long, glass-enclosed wall of flames. The fire shoots out of two sculptured, serpentining steel burners, making the restaurant….

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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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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Restaurants, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

Happy National Pole Dance Day

It’s Vegas, just deal with it. Thanks to the roaming balloon-maker at Carlos’n Charlie’s restaurant at Flamingo for the balloon sculpture this blog probably does not condone. If you’re ever in the mood to master the pole yourself, check out Stripper 101 at the V Theater in The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. You….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Planet Hollywood

P.F. Chang’s, You Had Us at “96-Ounce Cocktails”

What’s not to love about P.F. Chang’s at Planet Hollywood? The food’s great, the place is always packed, and readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal consistently pick the popular chain as the best Chinese food in Sin City. That’s all fine and good, but now P.F. Chang’s features something that’s won this blog over, too…..

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Planet Hollywood

Gordon Ramsay Keeps the Surprises Coming at BurGR

Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay has another culinary hit on his hands with BurGR at Planet Hollywood, and the restaurant recently introduced new menu items to heat things up yet again. BurGR (it’s written that way as a nod to the chef’s initials) has been winning over customers with its burgers boasting a unique blend of….

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

CeeLo Gets By With a Little Help From His Friends

You’ll never guess who stopped by CeeLo Green’s new show at Planet Hollywood. None other than his co-star on “The Voice,” multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Christina Aguilera. Thanks to Denise Truscello for the pic. Find out more about CeeLo Green is Loberace, and check out his larger-than-life welcome to Planet Hollywood.

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Promotions

One Hand Loses, Everybody Wins: Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot Hits

It’s called the Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot, and it hit at Planet Hollywood on Mar. 9, 2013, resulting in thousands in cash for a winner who lost (but won, anyway), a winner (who won, then won even more) and hundreds of other players in poker rooms across Las Vegas. Perhaps we should explain. The….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Celebrities, 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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Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

World’s Greatest Hugger Returns to the Las Vegas Strip to Reclaim His Record

Back in 2010, an intrepid hugger took to the Las Vegas Strip to break the world record for the most hugs in a 24-hour period. Jeff Ondash, nicknamed Teddy McHuggin, is coming back to The Strip on the weekend of Feb. 15, 2013 to break two new records. Ondash is striving to break the records….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Planet Hollywood

Progress On New Escalator Outside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, Um, Escalates

Cruising The Strip, we were happy to see the near-complete new escalator just outside PBR Rock Bar inside The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Construction of the $2 million escalator seems to have happened in record time. Currently, when pedestrians reach the end of the overhead walkway at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard….

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