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Las Vegas Hotels

From boutique hotels to mega-resorts, there are Las Vegas hotels for everyone. Indulge in a high-end, intimate vibe at Nobu Hotel and The Cromwell. Enjoy an array of venues under one roof at the iconic Caesars Palace, check out modern amenities at LINQ hotel or enjoy Rio’s fun off-Strip scene. Paris has an old-world, romantic vibe while Harrah’s, Planet Hollywood, Flamingo and Bally’s feature center-Strip action.

Gaming, Las Vegas Hotels

Today's Name That Chip Challenge

Here’s today’s chip challenge! Take a look at this close-up of a gaming chip from one of our fabulous Pulse of Vegas destinations. Think you know Vegas? Name the casino this chip (used either currently or in days past) is from. And…go. To find out the answer, highlight the following text: Caesars Palace. To see the….

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Las Vegas Shows, Rio Las Vegas

Be a Chippendale's Dancer!

OK, so maybe you don’t exactly have the mojo (or abs) to be a real Chippendales dancer. That doesn’t mean you can’t give it a try! The wacky geniuses at Jib Jab have created a fun “Starring You” animation that simulates being a performer in this world-renowned band of muscle men. Just upload photos of….

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Nightlife, Rio Las Vegas

Microsoft Surface Goes Beyond the Rio

You may have heard about Microsoft Surface. Microsoft Surface uses touch-screen technology, and other mumbo jumbo we don’t really understand, to turn an ordinary tabletop into an interactive experience that’s a flash forward to something straight out of a science fiction movie. Here’s more about Microsoft Surface. Microsoft Surface has been making a splash at….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Restaurants

How Do You Say Rao's?

It’s probably just us, but for a long time, we thought Rao’s was pronounced “rowse.” But, of course that’s not right. It’s “ray-oze.” Kind of like if there were a guy named “Ray O,” and it was his place. Thanks for giving us an excuse to find out for sure. We actually got to meet….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Restaurants

Guy Doesn't Always Rhyme With Pie

Impress the members of your entourage when you correctly pronounce the “Guy” in Guy Savoy, acclaimed chef and mastermind behind Restaurant Guy Savoy, currently serving up delicacies (we definitely can’t pronounce) at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Guy’s first name is pronounced (drum roll) “ghee.” Like the karate uniform. This is sure to come in handy….

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Las Vegas Hotels

The Biggest Employers in Nevada

This has nothing to do with anything, really, but we found it interesting. Here’s a look at the biggest employers in Nevada.

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Gaming, Las Vegas Hotels

Name That Chip

This is the first in a series of puzzles to test your knowledge of Las Vegas! Take a look at this close-up of a gaming chip (either currently in use, or from days gone by) from one of the resorts in the Pulse of Vegas family. Got it yet? Oh, all right. We don’t want….

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Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Shows

Mac King Unharmed After Incident

We’re pleased to report that Mac King, renowned comedy-magician and Guinness World Record holder*, was unharmed during a recent incident involving a brown paper bag. * Thanks for asking about the asterisk! Actually, Mac King is the World Record holder for organizing the world’s longest game of Telephone (with 614 participants). The record was broken at Harrah’s Las Vegas,….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

Let’s Hear What You Think

We’d love to know what you think! Take today’s Pulse of Vegas poll. [poll id=”7″]  Who’s Vegas Vic? Get the 411. Did we overlook your favorite Las Vegas icon? Post them in the Comments section!

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Las Vegas Shows, Rio Las Vegas

Top Five Obscure Facts About Penn Jillette

1) Penn Jillette is a graduate of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. 2) He can play the bass guitar. 3) Penn calls his home in Las Vegas “The Slammer.” 4) He’s never used recreational drugs or alcohol. 5) Penn was, at one time, romantically linked to singer Debbie Harry, of the….

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Caesars Palace

A New Look at Caesars Palace

Ever hear of Photosynth? Photosynth (which basically stitches together tons of photos to create a 3-D experience) says of itself: “Creating a synth allows you to share the places and things you love using the cinematic quality of a movie, the control of a video game, and the mind-blowing detail of the real world.” We….

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Las Vegas Hotels

Lake Mead is SO Not Lame

There’s so much to see and do in and around Vegas! If you love getting outdoors, maybe trying some boating or waterskiing or other water sports, you’ve got to love Lake Mead. If you take a look at the Dept. of the Interior Web page for Lake Mead, you’ll see that the Web page address….

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Las Vegas Shows, The Cromwell

We Have a Winner!

We’re proud to announce our winner of the “Most Ornate Parking Sign EVER” Award. This lovely “Parking” sign was spotted at Bill’s Gambling Hall & Saloon, at the tranquil intersection of Flamingo and Las Vegas Blvd. Of course, gloriously adorned parking signs are just the beginning when it comes to things to see (and hear)….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Hotels

Things You Didn't Know About Slots (Probably)

Of each dollar played on the Megabucks slot machine, about eight percent goes into the big jackpot. The bell is the oldest symbol still used on today’s slot machines. The lights on top of slot machines are color-coded to signify the minimum bet on a given machine. A yellow light on top means the minimum bet on….

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Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants

Today's Las Vegas Trivia Moment

Shrimp consumption in Las Vegas is more than 60,000 pounds a day. That’s higher than the rest of the country combined.

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