In the very first World Series of Poker (WSOP) Millionaire Maker Tournament at Rio Las Vegas, Benny Chen, a restaurant manager from Prince Edward Island, Canada won $1.2 million and a coveted WSOP gold bracelet. Just another typical day in Vegas! One of the perks of winning a WSOP event? Getting a photo op with….
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….
The Rio Las Vegas and New Capital Ventures have announced a joint effort to bring a new zipline attraction, the VooDoo Skyline, to the hotel in late summer, 2013. The heart-stopping zipline will launch 400 feet in the air, from the popular night spot, VooDoo Lounge. Daredevils will ride at speeds up to 33 miles-per-hour….
CBS News caught up with former “Beverly Hills 90210” star Ian Ziering to chat about his upcoming stint as host in Chippendales, the saucy male revue at Rio Las Vegas. Through the miracle of the Interwebs, you can view the aforementioned news segment via this handy link. More gratuitous photos of Ian Ziering may also….
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….
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has just unveiled 380 redesigned suites, called Samba Suites, in its Masquerade Tower. Teal and orange hues are used throughout these 600-square-foot suites, which also feature patterned carpets, dark wood furnishings, brushed chrome fixtures and a 32-inch flat screen TV. The rooms also have upgraded bathrooms. Click here to view….
A lucky player at Rio Las Vegas was just dealt four aces with a three on a $25 Super Double Double Bonus 5 play video poker machine. Honestly, we have no idea what most of that means, but we do know it resulted in the following. Thanks to the team in the Rio’s high limit….
Former “90210” star Ian Ziering will join the bounty of beefcake at Chippendales this summer for a guest hosting gig. Ian Ziering (Ian is pronounced “EYE-ahn,” not the usual “EEE-ahn,” by the way) will guest host the popular male revue from June 6 to June 30, 2013, Thursdays through Sundays, at Rio Las Vegas. Thanks….
Royal India Bistro is the newest culinary offering at Rio Las Vegas, and serves up some seriously authentic Indian dishes you won’t soon forget. Royal India Bistro replaces the former Gaylord India restaurant, in the same location at Rio Vegas. The interior of the restaurant is newly-redesigned, brighter and with charming decor flourishes reflecting Indian….
They’ve been stars in Las Vegas for decades, and stars around the world even longer than that. Now, Rio Las Vegas headliners Penn & Teller have their very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Thanks to Bob Freeman for the pic from the Apr. 5, 2013 ceremony in L.A. In the photo with….
As if a 20-year, record-breaking residency at a Las Vegas hotel weren’t enough, comedy-magician Penn Jillette now has another item to beef up his resume: There’s a spider named after him. Jason Bond, Director of the Auburn University Museum of Natural History, recently discovered the spider and named it the Atomic Penn Jillette spider. The….
Comedy-magic team Penn & Teller recently welcomed guests to their theater at Rio Las Vegas for a celebration of their 20th anniversary as headliners in Las Vegas. The duo began their successful run in Vegas back in 1993, and have been at Rio Las Vegas for the last 12 years. To thank their friends and….
Sports betting is like a world all its own, and Las Vegas is the only place in the world where you can walk in and place a legal bet on sporting events. Unless that’s not true, in which case it sounds like it could be true, and that’s close enough, right? Anyway, there’s no busier….
A new video game, “World Series of Poker: Full House Pro,” based on the world’s most recognizable poker tournament, will come to Xbox 360 and Windows 8 in spring 2013. The new game is touted as “the most visually-stunning digital poker game on the market.” The World Series of Poker, of course, happens each year….
Twenty years ago today (Jan. 14), Penn & Teller did their first headlining gig in Las Vegas. At Bally’s! These days, of course, these infamous comedy-magicians can be seen at Rio Las Vegas. You can also catch Penn Jillette on an all-star installment of “Celebrity Apprentice,” starting March 3, 2013 on NBC.