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About The Author: Emma Trotter

A 15-year Las Vegas resident, Emma Trotter has worked in the media industry since 2006, with a focus on entertainment journalism and celebrity news. Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism & Media Studies from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, she has worked as a copywriter, editor, writer, reporter, blogger and produced several photo shoots for local lifestyle magazines. A true advocate of the city's diverse offerings and glitzy lifestyle, Emma has promoted Las Vegas extensively, whether writing about its top hidden gems, to exploring its rich, fascinating history or covering Las Vegas’s social scene and real estate, fashion, beauty, nightlife, dining and profiling the top influential executives.

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Las Vegas Shows

Q&A: Reba, Brooks & Dunn On Adding A Country Kick To Caesars Palace

Bright lights, big country! Reba, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn kicked off their  “Together In Vegas” residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas on June 17 to rave reviews, and will continue shows through July 4 and in December. The explosive, two-hour spectacular includes favorite Reba songs such as “Fancy,” “I’m A Survivor”….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Charity

Caesars Palace Headliner Matt Goss Forms “Strong” Partnership With Susan G. Komen

Singer Matt Goss brings down the house every week with his eponymous resident show inside The Gossy Room at Caesars Palace. After five years, the show is so popular that Goss is finally making the move to Las Vegas full-time and adding a Tuesday and Sunday show to his roster. Along with his new manager….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife

Best Las Vegas Restaurants, Shows & Nightclubs To Spot A Celebrity

Las Vegas is crawling with celebrities at any given time. Especially in the pre internet paparazzi-era, the rich and famous would escape from nearby LA to enjoy a getaway in luxe suites, party in VIP sections of hot nightclubs and enjoy discreet gambling in high limit rooms. Though the Vegas Strip is a distracting place,….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Shopping

Las Vegas Shopping Q&A: Jeweler Alexis Bittar Talks His First Store at Forum Shops

The Strip has recently gotten its very own sparkly Alexis Bittar boutique at The Forum Shops at Caesars. Located on the second floor next to Baccarat, the 987-square-foot haven features design details reminiscent of Bittar’s art-meets-fantasy aesthetic. Think beveled glass,jj grey lacquer paneling, framed silk walls and mirror decor. Shoppers can also pick up one….

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Las Vegas Restaurants, Las Vegas Shows, Nightlife, Things to Do in Las Vegas

The It List: 10 New Game Changers For Your Las Vegas Vacation

Ready to hit the Strip? Even if you’re in the center of the Las Vegas vacation action sporadically as a local or fly in every few months as a tourist, there are always new things to do. We’ve come up with a go-to checklist to hit all the coolest offerings, from checking out the High….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Shows, Nightlife, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Things to Do in Las Vegas During Fight Weekend

There’s plenty of things to do in Las Vegas before and after the fight weekend main event, including flashy concerts, showstopping special attractions and pool parties. Not only is May 1-3 “fight weekend,” it’s the biggest one of all time. The long-awaited bout is set for May 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Top tier….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Shows

What Are The 8 Best Mariah Carey Videos?

Glamorous songstress Mariah Carey finally begins her long-awaited Vegas resident show, “Mariah Carey’s #1’s” on May 6 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The splashy spectacular will be highlighted by performances of all 18 of her record-breaking No. 1 hit songs, from the original “Vision of Love” to “Fantasy” and “Hero.” The singer/songwriter/actress has been….

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Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, Las Vegas Shows, Promotions

Celebrate 2015 Best Of Las Vegas Winners With Exclusive Deals & Discount Offers

And the winner is… After intensely competitive voting that ended February 28, the “Las Vegas Review-Journal” announced the big winners of its annual Best of Las Vegas Awards—and plenty of Strip favorites cleaned up. The High Roller dominated its categories, as did “Britney: Piece of Me,” and Caesars Palace won in several areas. Select winners….

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Things to Do in Las Vegas

Summer Scorchers: The Best Vegas Pool Parties for Cool Day Club Fun

With Vegas’ famously early pool season (and hot temperatures!) now in full swing, there’s no way you can visit a Las Vegas pool without taking a dip. But if a leisurely, quiet float on a raft isn’t quite what you had in mind, a fist-pumping adult day club pool and endless frozen libations might be….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Restaurants

Why These 4 Restaurants Make The Vegas Power Lunch List

Ah, the power lunch: a favorite pastime for professionals, fast eaters and basically anyone in a time crunch. But a quickie Las Vegas lunch doesn’t mean sacrificing on scenery, fun or indulgence. Case in point? The shareable antipasti menu at Giada and Spago’s green juices and flavored teas. It’s even ideal for vacationers—all the more….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Nightlife

Calvin Spins And Bieber Turns 21 At Vegas’ Splashy New OMNIA Nightclub

Caesars Palace lit up with starpower for OMNIA Nightclub’s splashy opening weekend. Headlining resident DJ Calvin Harris kicked off the opening nights on March 12 and 13 at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas nightclub with a killer set that packed the two-story venue to capacity. The hype exploded Saturday night as OMNIA hosted music phenomenon….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Learn How To Play Craps In Less Than Four Minutes

In our ongoing gaming series, we’ve given you the rundown on how to play roulette, blackjack and poker like a pro. In the final installment, we’re taking on one of the more complex Las Vegas casino table games: craps. Have you ever walked through the casino and heard a big cheer and seen high fives around….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Learn How To Play Texas Hold ‘Em Poker In Less Than Four Minutes

You may have perfected your poker face, but you still need a few tricks up your sleeve before hitting the tables. Poker is one of the most common, yet strategic games on the Las Vegas casino floor, and the various types all have different rules. Texas Hold ‘Em is the most popular variation of poker,….

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Nightlife, The Cromwell, Things to Do in Las Vegas

As Drai’s Beach Club Returns, See The Latest DJ Schedule

  It’s time to go swimsuit shopping and hit the gym extra hard: Drai’s Beach Club opens for the season on Friday, March 6. The palatial Las Vegas pool party palace on the roof of The Cromwell hotel hasn’t even celebrated its first birthday but it’s already become the Strip’s most epic daytime destination. Unparalleled….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Learn How To Play Blackjack In Less Than Four Minutes

Blackjack is often the go-to go for novice gamblers because it’s easy to learn. Players attempt to reach a score of 21—without exceeding it—before the dealer hits 17. If you don’t bust and your total is higher than the dealer cards, you win. Plus, hitting a 21 can mean jackpot winnings.

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