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Posts in the Month of March, 2012:

Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, O'Sheas, The LINQ

10 Things We’ll Miss When O’Sheas Casino Closes

All good things must come to an end, and this time, that good thing is O’Sheas casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The beloved casino will officially close its doors on April 30, 2012, to make way for The Linq, a development project that will change the face, and cleavage, of the Las Vegas Strip….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The LINQ

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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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Las Vegas Shows, Shopping, Spas and Salons, Total Rewards

Squeeze the Most Out of Vegas With Social Rewards

Here’s a Las Vegas hook-up in two simple words: Social Rewards. Social Rewards is a program that gives you perks and freebies for things you’re probably already doing, like following your favorite Las Vegas hotels on Twitter, or liking them on Facebook, or telling friends about various Las Vegas awesomeness. Depending upon what action you….

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

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, Celebrities, Total Rewards

Jimmy Kimmel Talks Up Total Rewards, We LOL

You know how sometimes celebrity endorsements are kind of lame and disappointing? Well, Jimmy Kimmel talking up the Total Rewards loyalty program is kind of the opposite of that. Kimmel made the video below, kind of an extended commercial, to kick off the Escape to Total Rewards giveaway game, which Total Rewards members (it’s free….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Rio Las Vegas

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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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Paris Las Vegas

Curtain Rises for “Jersey Boys” at Paris Vegas

The big moment has arrived. “Jersey Boys” is making its debut at Paris Las Vegas. We stopped by for a sneak peek at the show, and judging from the portions we saw, it’s clear why this lively musical romp has become the hit it is, both in Vegas (formerly at the Palazzo) and on Broadway….

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

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

Today’s Las Vegas T-Shirt We Don’t Condone

Just because we don’t condone it doesn’t mean we don’t think it’s funny.

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Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Rio Las Vegas

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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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Total Rewards

Total Rewards Launches Giveaway With Ample Hoopla

Caesars Entertainment, with more than 40 casino destinations across the U.S., including 10 in Las Vegas, kicked off its biggest giveaway ever with a series of high-profile concerts and special events on March 1, 2012. In honor of unveiling the “next generation” of the Total Rewards loyalty program, concerts were held in various cities featuring….

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Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Skyvue Wheel’s Foundation Gets Laid in Vegas

This blog swore it would never happen, so today we’re eating our words. On March 1, 2012, a fleet of concrete trucks, about 130 in all, rumbled into the once-empty lot across from Mandalay Bay at the south end of the Vegas Strip to deliver the makings of a foundation for a 500-foot observation wheel,….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Planet Hollywood Resort

CeeLo Green Brings “Loberace” to Planet Hollywood

It’s been rumored for months, and singer CeeLo Green himself has been saying it for ages, but now it’s official: The performer of the best song ever, and co-host of NBC’s “The Voice,” will become Planet Hollywood’s newest headliner starting Aug. 29, 2012. The new show, “CeeLo Green Presents Loberace,” is described as “more of….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows

“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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