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Caesars Entertainment, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Fancy New Marquee is Erected at The Linq

Passing by what will soon be the entrance to The Linq the other day, we caught a glimpse of the new entertainment promenade’s marquee being assembled. The section of the marquee that says “The Linq” was being hoisted by crane above the sign’s support post, and lowered into place guided by ropes. It’s a little….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood Resort

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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Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Miss USA Contestants Invade The Las Vegas Strip (This Blog Seems OK With It)

Leading up to the Miss USA pageant from Planet Hollywood on June 16, the toothsome contestants have been taking advantage of everything Las Vegas has to offer. This blog forced itself to chronicle some of the activities leading up to the Miss USA broadcast. First, several contestants visited Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Eight Las Vegas Things to Do on Father’s Day

Las Vegas is the ultimate place to stay and play on Father’s Day, so here are some things to do to keep the Old Man busy and feeling appreciated for all his love, support and myriad guilt trips thoughout the years. 1. Auto Collections at The Quad Your pop will be in seventh heaven among….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Today’s Vegas Thing We’d Like to Have Our Mouth On

We’ll say it. Summertime in Vegas can get a tad warmish. But when it does, Vegas rises to the occasion with frosty beverages. This bad boy caught our eye at Carlos’n Charlie’s restaurant and intoxiporium at Flamingo Las Vegas. It’s the “Solgarita,” part Sol beer and part margarita. We aren’t quite sure when this whole “putting….

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

Ian Ziering Wins Over New Fans in Chippendales

Former “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Ian Ziering has officially joined the cast of Chippendales at Rio Las Vegas as a celebrity guest host, and he’s definitely made a splash with his charisma and new physique. Said Ziering, “When Chippendales called, my first thought was of Chris Farley and Patrick Swayze on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ I….

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

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

The Quad Test Drives Its New “Vortex” Lights

If you’ve been checking in on the live cam that points toward The Quad and the neighboring Linq entertainment district project, you may have noticed the Quad’s new “vortex” lights being tested. Today, we got a close-up look at the dazzly good fun to come. Click here for a larger version. The lights are still….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood Resort, 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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Caesars Entertainment, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Food Network Star Guy Fieri Set to Open His First Las Vegas Restaurant at The Quad

Food Network star and restaurateur Guy Fieri has announced he’ll open his first Las Vegas restaurant at The Quad Resort & Casino in late 2013. The restaurant (the name has yet to be announced) will be a new concept developed in conjunction with Caesars Entertainment. While Fieri has never had a restaurant in Vegas (the….

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Celebrities, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows

“Big Elvis” Named One of the Best Ever, Again

Our buddy Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee, still packing them in at Harrah’s Las Vegas with his free Elvis tribute show, has received yet another accolade. Vallee has been named one of the “Top 10 Elvis Presley Impersonators” in the world by Check out the full list. We popped by just yesterday at the Harrah’s….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

11 Bacchanal Desserts Your Face Will Want to Be On

With about 500 items on the menu at the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace, there are a lot of superstar dishes vying for your attention. The desserts, though, often steal the spotlight. We snapped pics of 11 that caught our eye during a recent visit. We would love to be able to tell you the….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos

A Vegas Keepsake This Blog Doesn’t Condone

During a recent visit to the adults-only Go Sexy store at Flamingo Las Vegas, we encountered a new item this blog definitely doesn’t condone. It’s a riding crop. In the shape of a flamingo. Which is so wrong, we can barely stand to share a photo. Find out more about the Go Sexy store at….

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Celebrities, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Nightlife

Today’s Featured Dealertainer at The Quad

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….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows

Donny Osmond Superfans Reunite With Singer 40 Years Later (To the Day)

Flamingo Las Vegas headliner Donny Osmond doesn’t just have fans, he has rabid fans, and legions of them! Two special fans let us know they’d be at the May 28, 2013 show of Donny & Marie at the Flamingo, and that the date was special to them, so we stopped by for a photo op…..

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