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Posts in the Month of May, 2010:

Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Nightlife

Snoop Dogg Lands on Venus

The one-and-only Snoop Dogg made a splash at Venus Pool Club at Caesars Palace (May 29) when he dropped by to sip on some gin and juice and get the crowd moving with his signature hits. The rapper, producer and actor is known for his colorful persona, syncopation, laid-back style and other such shizzle, if….

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Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers to Open at Harrah’s

Harrah’s Las Vegas has announced a partnership with bigtime, award-winning chef Kerry Simon to launch a new restaurant, KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers, in July. Kerry Simon has been called the “Rock-n-Roll Chef” by Rolling Stone magazine. At KGB, Simon will take inspiration from his victory on Food Network’s “Iron Chef America” where he prevailed over….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows

Comedic Spitfire Returns to Caesars Palace

Here’s a nice write-up about the salty-tongued Chelsea Handler, making her latest appearance at Caesars Palace on May 29 (10:30 p.m.). The article notes, “Some comedians find themselves drawn to drinking as a way to cope with success. Apparently, Chelsea Handler was drawn to comedy as a way to facilitate her drinking.” Hey, the same….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Rio Las Vegas

Shuffle Up: World Series of Poker’s Here

The big moment has arrived. The 2010 World Series of Poker is underway, and poker fanatics from around the world have converged on the Rio Las Vegas for the game’s biggest spectacle. Visit the official WSOP site for all the details. Of course, you don’t have to be in Vegas to stay connected to all….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ

Barry “Puts Britney’s Britney to Shame”

Here’s a great write-up about Derrick Barry, a male celebrity impersonator featured in “Divas Las Vegas” at Imperial Palace. Take a look.

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Rio Las Vegas

The Ultimate Processional: Chippendales-Style

Wanna kick your wedding up a notch? Call in the Chippendales! This is how the usually-shirtless studs gave their manager Kristen a wedding to remember. [youtube=] (Oh, you knew the shirts were coming off!) Catch the Chippendales guys at Rio Las Vegas.

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Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

How to Get a Vegas Room for Two Cents

The good news is that you don’t have to be a bigtime Las Vegas blog to get a Vegas room for two cents. Just book a “Two Cent Tuesday” package at Harrah’s or Imperial Palace! There are a couple of minor hoops to jump through. Enjoy comfy digs center-Strip on a Tuesday night when you….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Rio Las Vegas, Things to Do in Las Vegas

VooDoo Beach Free Summer Concerts

Rio’s VooDoo Beach will play host to a series of sizzling summer concerts, through September, featuring some of the hottest names in alternative, rock and grunge. The fun starts May 27 with Filter. This alternative powerhouse pulls from such epic influences as the Smashing Pumpkins and Nine Inch Nails. Filter is set to pull out….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows

Oprah Makes Cher Fan’s Dream Come True

None other than Oprah Winfrey gave an unsuspecting Cher fan the thrill of a lifetime in Sin City recently. The fan, Josh, thought he was in Cher heaven when Oprah arranged for tickets to Cher’s popular show at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, but that was just the beginning. Check out this video from the Oprah….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood Resort, Things to Do in Las Vegas

You’re Invited to a Bigtime Premiere

Planet Hollywood will be the site of the world premiere of the new comedy, “Get Him to the Greek,” starring cut-ups Jonah Hill and Russell Brand, May 20. Since you’re a close, personal friend of this Las Vegas blog, we’ve arranged for you to attend an exclusive red carpet viewing party with dozens of your….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Rio Las Vegas

Teller Spills About His Vegas Faves

Teller, the quieter half of Penn & Teller, the dynamic, irreverent duo of comic magicians at Rio Las Vegas, has spilled his guts about his favorite things in Sin City. Take a look. Among his favorite things, Teller likes the All-American Bar & Grille at Rio, Mac King at Harrah’s, Jubilee! at Bally’s and, in true….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood Resort

Miss USA Crowned at Planet Hollywood

After weeks of hoopla, public appearances, preliminaries and far too much attention from this Las Vegas blog, Miss USA was crowned at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas on May 16. Miss Michigan, Rima Fakih, took home the coveted Miss USA crown in a glitzy event hosted by chef (and “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant) Curtis Stone and….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Inside Look at “Jubilee!” at Bally’s

As a Las Vegas blog, we greatly enjoyed this look behind the scenes (not a euphemism, by the way) at “Jubliee!” inside Bally’s Las Vegas. This timeless show is still packing them in, and is the quintessential showgirl extravaganza that’s synonymous with Vegas glamour. Bonus factoid: “All the girls who work topless are natural. There’s no….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife

Ludacris Riles Things Up at Pure Nightclub

Hip hop mogul Ludacris was off the hook (and/or chain) at Pure Nightclub inside Caesars Palace during a recent appearance promoting his new album, “Battle of the Sexes.” See tons of photos on the Pure page on Facebook.

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Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife, Rio Las Vegas

DJ Royalty Signs On at Crown Inside Rio

If you’re into the Vegas night scene (and who isn’t?), you’ll appreciate this news. One of the best DJs in the country is taking up residence in Crown Nightclub at Rio Las Vegas starting Jun. 23. The mixmaster’s handle: Qbert. Read more. DJ Qbert is often called “the Jimi Hendrix of the turntables,” and “invented the first….

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