This blog is a tremendous fan of free. Now, the Flamingo is offering free slot tournaments on weekends, with prizes of even more free! Specifically, free slot play. One of our favorite forms of free, ever. Here’s the skinny. Or the low-down. Or the 411. Or whatever people call it. Any new or existing Total….
After a stand-out season on NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” Rio Las Vegas headliner Penn Jillette has been named a finalist in what’s sure to be a clash of the Titans, all for the sake of charity. For the show’s final competition of the season, Penn and country singer Trace Adkins have been tasked with creating….
Wow. Thirty years ago, there was no Internet, no DVDs and no cell phones. There was no Prozac or Viagra, and no disposable contact lenses. What was around 30 years ago? “Legends in Concert,” the tribute show now at Flamingo Las Vegas that shows no signs of slowing down. “Legends in Concert” celebrated its 30th….
It’s Vegas, just deal with it. Thanks to the roaming balloon-maker at Carlos’n Charlie’s restaurant at Flamingo for the balloon sculpture this blog probably does not condone. If you’re ever in the mood to master the pole yourself, check out Stripper 101 at the V Theater in The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. You….
We don’t have to know the details. We just know we already like it. Lick. At Flamingo Las Vegas. Soon. We’re thinking it’s a new candy shop, but in Sin City, you just never know.
For many, Burger Palace at The Quad has been a mainstay of their Hangover Mitigation Ritual for ages. Now, you’ll have to head over to Hash House a Go Go, also at The Quad, because Burger Palace has closed. No official announcement of what will end up in the Burger Palace space has been made,….
The wildlife habitat at Flamingo Las Vegas is truly an oasis within the oasis that is the Las Vegas Strip, and this blog visits as often as possible to take in the surprising diversity of animals on display, including a pair of rescued pelicans. Bugsy and Virginia are alive and well at Flamingo Las Vegas!….
Come for the party, stay for the laughs. Carlos’n Charlie’s restaurant at Flamingo Las Vegas has the best sense of humor of any restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip, and we’ve got photographic proof. Obviously, we’re not dealing with your run-of-the-mill Las Vegas restaurant here. When you enter Carlos’n Charlie’s, it’s immediately clear you’re required….
Oh, all right, we made up the heel-clicking part, but the other part is completely true. Gordon, a lucky player at the Margaritaville Casino inside Flamingo Las Vegas, won a whopping $1,452,799.89 playing a “Wizard of Oz” progressive slot on March 9, 2013. Not much is known about the winning video slot machine player, although….
Location-based app Foursquare has shared its “Best of” rankings, and Margaritaville at Flamingo Las Vegas has been named the top American restaurant in Sin City. Foursquare bases its “Best of Foursquare” ratings on user tips and comments, likes and overall popularity. Margaritaville scored an impressive 9.2 on a scale of one to 10, the highest….
Although a number of tenants have been announced for The Linq, the first-of-its-kind F.A.M.E. has made us especially curious. The venue’s name stands for “Food. Art. Music. Entertainment.” But we still weren’t getting it. So, we decided to track down Chul Park, who works with HIG Management, the group bringing F.A.M.E. to The Linq. The….
Crazy. He’s barely 31, yet comedian George Wallace was recently given a Lifetime Achievement Award. Yes, he paid us to say that. Not the award part, the 31 part. Probably. George Wallace, longtime headliner at Flamingo Las Vegas, was given the prestigious award during the Soul Train Awards weekend at Planet Hollywood back in Nov…..
A popular entertainment fixture on The Strip, “Legends in Concert,” is making its move to a new home, Flamingo Las Vegas, starting Feb. 28, 2013. The show has announced its opening line-up which includes tributes to icons Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and Rod Stewart. Grahame Patrick’s portrayal of Elvis Presley probably….
The progressive jackpots seem to be coming fast and furious on The Strip these days. A lucky Wheel of Fortune player, from Texas, won $1.2 million at Flamingo Las Vegas on Jan. 3, 2013. Well, that’s not entirely true. They actually won $1,264,172.64. In case you’re not familiar with the term, “progressive” slot machines are….
The World Series of Beer Pong (WSOBP) was held at Flamingo Las Vegas, Jan. 1-5, 2013, and the winners of the competition, Timothy Findley and Mike Seivert, won $50,000 in prize money for their expert trash talk and ball handling. Findley and Seivert, who hail from Sacramento, California, played under the team name “Drinkin Smokin….