The man singlehandedly responsible for bringing the “after-hours” concept to the Las Vegas nightlife scene—long before the megaclub trend swept the Strip—is promising to wow partygoers once again. Victor Drai says the now-shuttered Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, which was the longstanding home of his Drai’s After Hours lounge, is currently being reworked into….
Don’t kiss summer good-bye just yet: While the season’s almost over, you’ll can still take advantage of the fun and sunny weather. Caesars Entertainment features sizzling end-of-summer hotel packages fit for every lifestyle. Whether you want to bask in the sun with a poolside retreat, experience Las Vegas’ hottest new hotel or celebrate football season, these….
The Big Green Bus may be the coolest vehicle traveling across the country since the iconic “Flower Power” VW van. While both groups promote peace, love and happiness, riders on the Big Green Bus focus solely on the environment. In fact, the sustainable bus even runs on biodiesel fuel and solar panels — in other words, vegetable oil and the….
Despite Las Vegas’ triple-digit temperatures, this special summer sale is too hot to pass up: Total Rewards members can save up to 25% on favorite Vegas resorts through August 4, 2013. Even if you’re not a Total Rewards member yet, sign up for free to snag this deal. Participating Las Vegas hotels include: Caesars Palace Planet Hollywood Paris….
Nobu Hotel, a boutique hotel-within-a-hotel at Caesars Palace, has announced its 18 suites are now available for guests. There are three suite designs in all: The Hakone Suite, Sake Suite and Nobu Penthouse. Here’s a peek at the Sake Suite. You can’t really get a feel for the scale of these suites from the photos,….
The massive renovation of the hotel formerly known as Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon is picking up steam, and we’ve got some pics to prove it. Drai’s After Hours nightclub is currently at Bally’s Las Vegas, by the way. Construction teams are going at the former Bill’s building full force, on several sides, including at….
There’s a lot to love about Planet Hollywood, but we forced ourselves to pick five. 1. Central Location Planet Hollywood has a great location on The Strip. Not too far north, not too far south. If you’re into shopping, don’t miss The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. 2. Movie Memorabilia One of the fun….
You can merely play blackjack in other casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, or you can get to The Quad and be dealertained! The casino’s popular dealertainers, as the name implies, both deal cards and perform. Today’s featured dealertiner is Chris, channeling Sting. Find The Quad’s new dealertainer pit near the casino’s Catalyst Bar, gaining….
This year’s Vegas Uncork’d food and wine festival by Bon Appétit (May 9-12, 2013), was a non-stop series of high-profile events highlighting Sin City’s best chefs, sommeliers and restaurants. Among the more popular events of Vegas Uncork’d were a “Master Series” of hosted dinners at Caesars Palace, where guests had the opportunity to rub elbows….
Comedy-magician Mac King recently celebrated the lucky 13th anniversary of his show, the Mac King Comedy Magic Show, at Harrah’s Las Vegas. In honor of the occasion, the supremely likeable King got a proclamation from Mayor Carolyn Goodman naming May 11 “Mac King 13th Anniversary Day” in Las Vegas. Sadly, no cash value, but money….
The Last Frontier hotel-casino opened in 1942, and was one of the first casinos on The Strip. Believe it or not, at one time, the hotel transported guests to and from the airport in a horse-drawn stagecoach. In 1955, the Last Frontier became the New Frontier. In 1967, it was re-named just Frontier. In 2007,….
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has just unveiled 380 redesigned suites, called Samba Suites, in its Masquerade Tower. Teal and orange hues are used throughout these 600-square-foot suites, which also feature patterned carpets, dark wood furnishings, brushed chrome fixtures and a 32-inch flat screen TV. The rooms also have upgraded bathrooms. Click here to view….
Just a quick update to our post the other day about the dramatic changes at the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon. As we were driving by today, we noted the beginning of the end for the hotel’s much-photographed front-facing decorative protrusion thingy.
The recently-closed Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon is smack dab in the middle of a massive renovation. How “smack dab”? Behold. The entire north wall of the former Bill’s (the side facing Flamingo Las Vegas) has come down, evidence the changes at the iconic corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Blvd. are anything but….