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Let the Spanking Begin: Rio Turns 20

It’s just about the only birthday party we can think of where the guests get all the gifts! In honor of its 20th birthday (Jan. 15), Rio Las Vegas is offering up amazing discount offers. Twenty to be exact. (We’re sure it’s just a coincidence.) From Jan. 15 through Feb. 4, guests will get 20-themed….

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Dorothy Hamill Experiences Chippendales

Olympic Gold Medalist Dorothy Hamill celebrated her daughter’s 21st birthday at Chippendales on Jan. 12. Find out more about this eye-popping show at Rio Las Vegas. See photos of her visit on Facebook. And on a related note, do you think you have what it takes to be a Chippendales performer? They’re having auditions! Find out more…..

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Vegas is Greener Than You Think

Check out this story about green efforts in Vegas, including a massive undertaking to replace traditional light bulbs with energy efficient models at resorts like Paris Las Vegas, Rio and Caesars Palace. (“Bally’s replaced 4,000 bulbs in its sports book alone.”) Another quote of note: “Harrah’s Entertainment established its commitment to conservation in 2003 and….

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How to Celebrate National Buffet Day in Vegas

It’s a new year! And it’s a great time to look to the future. The distant future. Like, oh, tomorrow. Why? Because Jan. 2 is, wait for it, National Buffet Day! No, this is not just some made-up marketing ploy. It’s a certified, nationwide day of observance. A day of conspicuous consumption of (g)astronomical proportions…..

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Rocks Penn & Teller

Corey Taylor, of the hard rock band Slipknot, popped in at a recent Penn & Teller performance at Rio Las Vegas. Bonus Corey Taylor trivia: He’s been a guest musician on albums by tons of bands, all with cool names. They include Soulfly, Apocalyptica and Damageplan.

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13 Bloody Days of Christmas

Leave it to Penn & Teller to give the holidays a macabre twist! They’re offering free show tickets to inspire people to give blood as part of their annual “13 Bloody Days of Christmas” campaign. Last year, 23,618 people took part at the blood drive to benefit Southern Nevada’s regional blood bank. The blood drive….

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Neil Patrick Harris Meets Rio’s Bad Boys

Superstar Neil Patrick Harris recently made a stop-in at the Penn & Teller show at Rio Las Vegas. A little-known fact about Neil Patrick Harris? He’s a fan of magic and is a magician himself. (Is there anything this guy can’t do? He even made the Emmys fun!) Harris is a member of the Board of….

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All-Day Deal at Rio Buffet: Just $24

Overheard on Twitter! The Rio just launched a special all-day, all-access deal for its acclaimed Carnival World Buffet. Just $24! This expansive (understatement of the year) buffet is considered by many (most) to be the best buffet in Las Vegas (the universe), which makes this value all the more astonishing. All day access. All-you-can-eat. For….

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12 Days of Chippendales Giveaways

Sing along! “Six-pack abs, five gold earrings, four bulging biceps, three writhing pelvi, two bulbous pecs and a giveaway of all things Chippendales.” The lusty guys of Chippendales at Rio Las Vegas are giving away a variety of goodies for the holidays, including Chippendales calendars, posters, DVDs, women’s apparel, playing cards, poker chips and other….

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Miss Sprint Cups Schmooze Penn & Teller

During NASCAR’s recent Champions Week in Las Vegas, the wildly popular Miss Sprint Cups (ambassadors for NASCAR and Sprint) dropped in on Penn & Teller (ambassadors for magical malfeasance) at Rio. The Miss Sprint Cups are Monica Palumbo (left, above) and Anne-Marie Rhodes, rumored to be two of the most recognizable non-driver faces in the world….

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Chippendales Spices Up the Holidays

Chippendales isn’t just a male revue, it’s a lifestyle. The boys even have their own signature holiday ornament! Get one. Talk about a holiday gift that’ll get someone’s attention. Catch the Chippendales show at Rio Las Vegas. Spread a little holiday cheer and bring some friends for the ultimate girls night out.

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Meet Eric Dickerson at Rio

Rub elbows with one of football’s greats, Eric Dickerson, at iBar Ultra Lounge inside Rio Las Vegas this Sunday (Dec. 13, noon to 2:00 p.m.). During his 11-year, record-breaking career, Dickeson played for the L.A. Rams, Indianapolis Colts, L.A. Raiders and Atlanta Falcons. He rushed for a whopping 13,259 yards. We understand that’s a lot. Follow Rio Las….

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A First Look at “Saint John of Las Vegas”

“Saint John of Las Vegas” has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Especially that Las Vegas part. Granted, not every movie set in Las Vegas is guaranteed gold, but certainly most! So, we’re excited about the prospects of Saint John of Las Vegas, arriving in theaters in January, starring Steve Buscemi and Sarah Silverman…..

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The Meatball Madness Lives On

In case you missed the edge-of-your-fork excitement of the Martorano’s Masters Meatball Eating Championship at Rio Las Vegas (on Nov. 8), our friends at Rio just shared this thrilling, borderline-wooziness-enducing video recap. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tt8haC_KIAc] Try some meatballs for yourself at Martorano’s. Note: Six pounds worth might be a little ambitious.

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A Life or Death Question

So, here’s the question: Would you let this guy fire a loaded gun at your head? The guy below does, every night at Rio Las Vegas. And vice versa. We caught the Penn & Teller show (again) at Rio last night, and discovered yet another reason to love these guys. After their show, every show, they….

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