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Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is located at the heart of the Strip and is one of the first Las Vegas hotels on the Strip. Bally’s Las Vegas features a wide range of shops, things to do, restaurants and entertainment.

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Taylor Hicks Moves to Larger Venue at Paris Las Vegas

Just in time for the new season of “American Idol,” past winner Taylor Hicks has announced his show will be moving from the Indigo at Bally’s to Napoleon’s inside Paris Las Vegas. Hicks will perform at Paris starting Jan. 21, 2013. The soulsy (which may not be an actual word) singer recently signed a year-long….

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Random Las Vegas History Moment: 20 Years Ago Today

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.

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“Incredible Burt Wonderstone” Promises Magical Mirth

From the looks of the trailer for “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” some of comedy’s biggest names are about to take a playful jab at the world of Las Vegas magic. “Wonderstone” (which is what one must call the film if one’s ever been even marginally involved in the film industry, which this blog has) is….

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Las Vegas Hosts First-Ever World Food Championships

The first-ever World Food Championships happen Nov. 1-4, 2012 at Bally’s Las Vegas, with additional events at Paris Las Vegas and Caesars Palace. TV’s Adam Richman (“Man v. Food,” below) hosts the four-day, belt-busting food festival and cooking competition where chefs will square off for bragging rights and $300,000 in prize money. Cooking competitions will….

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Las Vegas Gets Itself More Taylor Hicks at Bally’s

The rave reviews are in, and Taylor Hicks has not only won over lots of new fans at Bally’s Las Vegas, he’s also snagged a year-long extension to perform in the hotel’s Indigo Lounge. Which this blog is now calling the Taylor Hicks International Amphitheater for the Performing Arts, just because we can. Taylor Hicks,….

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Inside the “Jubilee!” Feather Room at Bally’s

Las Vegas entertainment doesn’t get any more iconic than “Jubilee!” at Bally’s Las Vegas. For fans around the world, the long-running show (it opened in 1981) represents classic Vegas glamour at its most eye-popping. Part of the show’s reputation comes from its lavish costumes, most designed by Bob Mackie and Pete Menefee, two acclaimed fashion….

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“Pawn Stars” Get Their Very Own Slot Machine

It’s about time! This blog loves it some “Pawn Stars,” and now the quirky crew of the famed Gold & Silver Pawn Shop are getting their own slot machine. Bally Technologies (no relation to Bally’s Las Vegas, the hotel) has announced it will unveil the new “Pawn Stars” slot at the Global Gaming Expo, held….

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Amazing Johnathan Brings Magical Mayhem to Bally’s Vegas

Amazing Johnathan has been a fixture on the Las Vegas Strip for years, and now he’s bringing his warped sense of humor, and time-tested magical prowess, to Bally’s Las Vegas. Amazing Johnathan now shares the Windows showroom with the interactive “Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding” show at Bally’s. Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding happens at 7:00 p.m…..

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Today’s Random Las Vegas Photo

Las Vegas, you so pretty. If our blog had the ability to tag photos, this one would feature (left to right) Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas and Planet Hollywood. We just wish those pesky dancing fountains would’ve moved out of the way.

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“Awesome ’80s Prom” Show Comes to V Theater

The ’80s is a favorite era of this blog, so we were downright giddy to learn of a new show opening at the V Theater inside The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood on July 13, “Awesome ’80s Prom.” The interactive show will take guests back to the days of “shoulder pads, big hair, preppies….

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“Grease” Slot Gives Chills and They’re Multiplying

What happens when a beloved movie musical like “Grease” gets the video slot machine treatment? People talk and this blog plays! The buzz is building about the “Grease”-inspired slot machine being rolled out in select Sin City casinos, and the game’s been getting great reviews as far as we can tell. Especially from the woman….

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Anthony Cools Given the Boot By Paris Las Vegas

UPDATE: We just got word (May 5, 2012) that Anthony Cools won’t be moving after all. We’re going to leave this post up, though, mainly because this blog’s words are like gold, and nobody deletes gold. Probably. Yes, sometimes this Las Vegas blog concocts stupid, misleading headlines just to get your attention. You have your….

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Random Vegas Celebrity Sighting: Jerry Springer

You never know who you’ll bump into when you’re in Las Vegas! Today, we snapped Jerry Springer as he slipped into Paris Las Vegas. The tabloid TV legend will serve as guest host for the giveaway fest, “The Price is Right Live,” at Bally’s Las Vegas through June 3, 2012. Jerry Springer will also emcee….

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Our New Favorite Song: The Vegas Connection

We’ll admit it up front. This blog watches “American Idol” religiously. The show is down to its final two contestants, one of whom did a great rendition of the song “Beggin’” on a recent episode. Here’s Philip Phillips (just go with it) doing his take on “Beggin’” on “American Idol.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq28ycjRosw] That song sounded so….

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Cee Lo Green Announces Something We Don’t Recall

Cee Lo Green, singer of one of this blog’s favorite songs of all time, “F**k You” (but without the asterisks), took part in a news conference at Caesars Palace today (Apr. 27, 2012) where something was announced. Probably. We think it had something to do with the Billboard Music Awards, but honestly, we were distracted….

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