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Big Elvis Celebrates Birthday in a Big Way

One of the Las Vegas Strip’s most beloved performers, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee, celebrated his birthday in larger-than-life style on Feb. 28 at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon. Big Elvis was surrounded by friends and fans, many of whom had traveled from other states for the occasion. He was treated to birthday balloons and other….

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Big Elvis Celebrates Birthday With Bill’s Blow-Out

One of the most beloved Elvis tribute artists on the Strip, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee will celebrate his birthday on Feb. 28 at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon. The Big Elvis show is consistently rated as one of the best free shows in Vegas, and not just by this Las Vegas blog. See more free….

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Stay at a Pet Friendly Las Vegas Hotel with our PetStay Program

Pet-Friendly Las Vegas Hotel Rooms Coming to Vegas? On your next trip, bring along your best friend friend, we mean your pooch. Our PetStay program at our Las Vegas hotels now welcomes your furry friends. Eight of Caesars Entertainments Las Vegas resorts welcome pets: Caesars Palace Paris Las Vegas Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Harrah’s….

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Steakhouse 46 Closes: Five Steakhouse Alternatives

Steakhouse 46 at Flamingo Las Vegas has officially closed up shop, we’re sad to say. This beloved steakhouse was named after the year the Flamingo first opened, 1946. Bonus Flamingo factoid: The original Flamingo hotel cost $6 million to build. “So, now where will I ever find great steak on the Strip?” you ask, providing….

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Today’s Random Vegas Photo: Where Are We?

Here’s today’s random Las Vegas photo. Where was it taken, exactly? Need a hint? Tough! Get used to life’s disappointments. Post your best guess in the Comments section for bragging rights, because we are a Las Vegas blog, not a prize foister-uponer.

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Today’s “So, You Think You Know Vegas?” Puzzler

OK, Vegas fanatics, here’s a toughie. Where on the Las Vegas Strip is this? Need a hint? Yes, we’ve seen bras-as-art elsewhere in Vegas, but these impressive specimens adorn the bar area of a mid-Strip restaurant known for its comfort food and free, live entertainment. Post your guess in the Comments section.

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Big Elvis Ties the Knot at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall

One of the giants of Vegas talent, and Elvis Presley tributes, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee took the leap and married Amanda Lasham at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon on Jul. 15. Big Elvis is a legend on the Las Vegas Strip, and was recently named one of the world’s “Top 10 Elvis Impersonators” by Time….

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What’s the Deal With Rapid Craps?

We won’t lie. This blog falls neatly into the category of “craps fanatic,” and we make no apologies. So, when we first heard about something called “Rapid Craps,” we were titillated, intrigued and leery. Especially titillated, because that tends to bring more visitors to this blog from search engines, but let’s stay focused. Rapid Craps….

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What Makes This Las Vegas Blog Fighting Mad?

Know what makes this blog mad? Reading this: “You’ve just been ousted as the mayor of Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon!” Sigh. If you have no idea what that last sentence means, click here to learn about Foursquare, the most enjoyable time-waster since the advent of Pong. If you have no idea what that last….

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Today’s Vegas Find: Booze-for-a-Buck at Bill’s

Today’s Vegas find comes courtesy of Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon. This unassuming little gem on the Strip serves up frosty margaritas for just 99 cents. We can vouch for the fact that the strawberry version is scrumptious. And you read that sign correctly, the 99-cent deal runs 24/7. Of course, as with any blended….

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Vegas Gears Up for NASCAR

Get it? “Gears up”? It’s a car reference. Now this blog is an expert at: 1) Las Vegas, 2) NASCAR and 3) dumb puns involving NASCAR. That said, Vegas is revved for NASCAR, so read all about it. There are tons of race-themed events around the city, including several at our famed Pulse of Vegas resorts: Bally’s,….

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Time Names Top 10 Elvis Impersonators

Our very own Elvis tribute artist at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee, has been named one of the world’s “Top 10 Elvis Impersonators” by Time magazine. The incredible news: His performances at Bill’s are free. Time writes that Vallee’s “dead-on renditions of Elvis’ most popular songs” have won him accolades, including the….

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Best Free Tribute Show in Vegas: Big Elvis

Popped in at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon yesterday, and fought our way diligently through the standing-room-only crowd to hear Big Elvis (real name: Pete Vallee) work his musical magic! It was a Monday afternoon, and Big Elvis still packed ’em in at Bill’s Lounge. After all, he’s a Las Vegas institution. (He’s weathered several changes….

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Some People Just Get It

After a recent post about Hidden Gems in Las Vegas, we got this comment from Cindy in Vancouver, which we’re pretty sure is in Canada: “We spent seven days at the Flamingo from August 24-31, and our hidden gem would have to be the ‘happy hour’ bar just outside the entrance to the Flamingo, next to….

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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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