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Penn Jillette Was Robbed on “Celebrity Apprentice”

If you still have “The Celebrity Apprentice” sitting on your Tivo, don’t read this blog post. Spoiler: Rio Las Vegas headliner Penn Jillette was robbed! The taller half of “Penn & Teller” was fired from the popular reality show based largely upon the reaction to a slogan he proposed for a new Donald Trump cologne:….

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Drink & Drag Vegas is Dressed Up and Ready to Party

Although Drink & Drag Las Vegas, billed as the “first-ever fully drag queen-staffed bar,” won’t officially open until May 5, 2012, the downtown establishment quietly began to welcome guests this weekend, and we were there. Unfortunately, because it was just a “soft launch,” we were told we weren’t allowed to take photos. So, naturally, we….

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Is There Anything Jaymes Vaughan Can’t Do?

His name is Jaymes Vaughan. He’s in the Chippendales male revue at Rio Las Vegas. But that’s kind of just the beginning. You see, Jaymes Vaughan does it all. He’s the ultimate Renaissance Man, like Galileo Galilei, but shirtless. Vaughan not only dances in Chippendales, he’s also the featured singer, and also does his thing….

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Get Your Fiesta On at Rio’s Latin Taste & Music Fest

The International Latin Taste & Music Festival comes to Rio Las Vegas April 20-22, featuring international food, drinks, live entertainment, drinks, arts and crafts, drinks, carnival rides and other activities, including, but not limited to, drinking. Hey, you enjoy the International Latin Taste & Music Festival the way you’d like, and this blog will enjoy….

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

It’s Penn’s World, We Just Live In It

Penn Jillette, the taller and more verbose half of Penn & Teller at Rio Las Vegas, has been everywhere lately. Recently, he was inducted into the Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame. He also started a new online talk show, Penn’s Sunday School. In addition, he appears to be the frontrunner on “Celebrity Apprentice,” and he’s….

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Today’s Twofer: Megaritas at Rio Las Vegas

Do we look out for you, or what? Here’s today’s irresistible Vegas twofer: Get two “Megaritas” for what should be the price of one inside the Village Seafood Buffet at Rio Las Vegas. No, that’s not a typo. They’re classic margaritas, just, you know, mega. The ridiculously reasonable $25 gets you not only 45 ounces….

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KJ Dim Sum Brings Crazy-Authentic Chinese to Rio

The new KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Restaurant is packing them in at Rio Las Vegas, so we thought it was time to head over for some delicious Chinese food, much of which this blog couldn’t pronounce even with extensive coaching. We were floored to see every seat in the restaurant (it accommodates 350 people) occupied….

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Is the Best Pizza in Las Vegas at Martorano’s?

This blog has had a lot of pizza. We’ve had it in just about every major U.S. city, and in pizza joints around the world. And we can say, without a doubt, Martorano’s restaurant at Rio Las Vegas is currently serving up one of the best pizzas on the planet. The restaurant’s Thin Crust Pizza….

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Penn Raises Big Bucks for Las Vegas Charity

Rio Las Vegas headliner Penn Jillette has already made a big splash during his stint on “The Celebrity Apprentice,” including raising $40,000 for a Las Vegas charity, Opportunity Village. In a recent episode, Penn took on the role of Project Manager, and guided the men’s team, Unanimous, to victory in a task requiring them to….

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Vegas Entertainers Come Out for Fat Tuesday at Rio

A slew of Vegas entertainers took part in the Rio’s “Show in the Sky” extravaganza for “Fat Tuesday.” The photo-optastic (not a real word) event was one of many on Feb. 21, 2012 around Las Vegas, a town often considered to be like Mardi Gras all year long. “Mardi Gras,” by the way, is French….

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Five Las Vegas Cocktails This Blog Doesn’t Condone

There are few things this Las Vegas blog enjoys more than a frosty beverage, but we simply can’t condone some of the questionable names given to said drinks up and down the Strip. Here are five cocktail names we hope our mother never sees. 1. Up All Night We’d be even more offended by this….

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The Real Deal: World Series of Poker’s 2012 Schedule

The world’s premier poker tournament, held each year at Rio Las Vegas, the World Series of Poker, has announced its schedule for 2012. The event will begin May 27, 2012, with the gathering’s first open event on Memorial Day (May 28), a $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em tournament. The World Series of Poker got its start at….

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Today’s Thing We’ve Never Seen in Vegas, Ever

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., this blog witnessed something it’s never seen during its 10 years of being a Las Vegas resident. At arguably the most popular, and certainly most award-winning, buffet on the Las Vegas Strip, the Carnival World Buffet at Rio Las Vegas, there was no line. Typically, the buffet….

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Today’s Gratuitous Chippendales Las Vegas Beefcake

We do what we can. Here’s today’s gratuitous Vegas beefcake in the form of Billy Jeffrey, a fan favorite at the Chippendales male revue at Rio Las Vegas. If Billy looks familiar, it might be because he was featured in the ABC reality show “True Beauty” back in 2009. Here’s a quick Q&A with Billy,….

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First Look: KJ Chinese Restaurant at Rio Vegas

It appears construction is nearing completion at the new restaurant offering at Rio Las Vegas, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant. We couldn’t resist the urge to stop by and stick our head in for a peek at the work-in-progress. We’re happy to report it’s an eye-pleaser. Note the carpeting. Today’s thing you may….

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