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O’Sheas Trivia Nobody Knows But This Blog (Until Now)

When the beloved O’Sheas casino closed (in April, 2012) to make way for The Linq project, there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth. We know, because we were in the building, gnashing along with all the other O’Sheas fans. As the end neared, the table games were shut down, one-by-one. At the roulette table,….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

Las Vegas Juggler Pulls Off Ultimate Olympics Homage

In what many are calling a “minor miracle,” Imperial Palace comedian and juggler Jeff Civillico pulled off an incredible homage to the Olympic Games at a recent show. While we’re sure the talented performer would humbly credit his feat to mere chance, his years of juggling practice most certainly played a part. Check out this….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

“Divas Las Vegas” Celebrates 1,000th Show at IP

It appears serious “condragulations” are in order for female impersonator Frank Marino and friends. Marino’s show, “Divas Las Vegas,” had its 1,000th show at Imperial Palace on July 21, 2012. Frank Marino has performed in Las Vegas for more than 27 years, making him the longest-running headliner in the city. Marino plays host (hostess?) for….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

The Strip’s Funniest New Comedian Also Juggles

In honor of World Juggling Day (July 16, 2012), we decided to catch Jeff Civillico’s new show at the Imperial Palace. The only problem? It’s not really a juggling show. It turns out, Civillico’s show is three parts stand-up comedy, one part vaudeville, one part audience interaction, one part juggling and stunts and one very big….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, O'Sheas, The LINQ

15 Things We Didn’t Expect to Miss About O’Sheas

There were things we knew we’d miss when O’Sheas casino closed back in April, in fact we made a list of them. We knew we’d miss the beer pong, the free entertainment and block parties. But there are others we didn’t expect to miss so much. Here are 15 of them. 1. Lucky’s Spiel The….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The LINQ

First Look at IP’s New Check-In, More Linq News

One of the cool things about The Linq development project happening in Las Vegas is that it’s not just one thing. It’s not just a giant observation wheel, or new places to shop or drink. From what we’ve seen and heard so far, The Linq could end up being a new way to experience Vegas,….

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Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Auto Collections at IP Now Give Aural Gratification

As if the Auto Collections at Imperial Palace weren’t already pleasing enough, the car-lover’s paradise just started giving guests a whole new way to enjoy the rare autos on display with the introduction of handheld audio tour devices. The self-guided audio tours are available as of today (June 27, 2012), and will add a whole….

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Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ

Is Work Underway on The Linq’s Observation Wheel?

Every time you pass by the construction area for The Linq, the massive mid-Strip development project by Caesars Entertainment, you see something new. Yesterday, we photographed what could very well could be the Linq’s High Roller observation wheel’s footing. Could this blog “confirm” these are anchoring cables for the High Roller? Probably. Are we going….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Nightlife, O'Sheas, Shopping, The LINQ

Linq Update: O’Sheas Has Its Face Eaten Off

Progress can be cruel sometimes. A drive by the former O’Sheas casino is proof. The good news, and there’s lots of good news, is that dramatic progress has been made on the Las Vegas Strip to make way for The Linq, the $550 million development project that will include an entertainment and dining corridor, as….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Two Las Vegas Palaces, One Queen of Soul

The “Queen of Soul” herself, Aretha Franklin, is coming to Caesars Palace on July 15 at 7:30 p.m. Rolling Stone magazine put the iconic singer at the top of their “100 Greatest Singers of All Time,” and she’s been entertaining audiences for decades. In 2005, she was a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom,….

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Charity, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Shows, Planet Hollywood Resort, The LINQ

Imperial Palace Goes for the Juggler: Jeff Civillico

World-champion juggler Jeff Civillico will hit the stage at Imperial Palace for a new show, starting May 26, 2012. Civillico’s comedy-fueled show includes physical humor, stunts and juggling with audience interaction. At least that’s what the news release says. The show hasn’t opened yet, and this blog is incapable of seeing into the future. It….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

Vegas Observation Wheel Battle Royale Continues

If there were ever a time when the word “epic” fit, this might be it. An epic race to build a giant observation wheel on the Las Vegas Strip is currently in progress, and the folks behind one of the wheels, SkyVue, have upped the ante with a media blitz surrounding some new construction, photographed….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas, Total Rewards

Free Imperial Palace Slot Tournament Is, Y’Know, Free

We can’t say it enough. This blog loves it some free Vegas stuff! The free Imperial Palace slot tournament, where you can win up to $1,500 in free slot play, definitely qualifies. Here’s how it works. It’s complicated, so pay attention. Not the kind of attention you pay to your spouse. The real kind. You….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

Take Some Drag Queens for a Spin at Imperial Palace

Given the popularity of reality TV’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” the recent opening of Drink & Drag in downtown Las Vegas and the ongoing success of “Frank Marino’s Diva’s Las Vegas” at Imperial Palace, this just may end up “The Year of the Drag Queen.” How cool is it to be a female impersonator at the….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, O'Sheas, The LINQ

O’Sheas Parking Garage Gets All Blowed Up

Things move quickly on the Las Vegas Strip, and Caesars Entertainment has wasted no time in taking the next big step toward making room for the Linq, the massive development project that will feature a shopping and dining promenade, as well as a 500-foot observation wheel. Let’s blow something up! At 2:30 a.m. on May….

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