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From world-class spas to high-end shopping, when it comes to planning which things to do in Las Vegas, the options are nearly limitless. Go for a ride on the world’s tallest observation wheel, the High Roller at the LINQ. Cool off at the Caesars Palace Garden of the Gods pool oasis or the Pleasure Pools at Planet Hollywood, where you can catch a wave on the FlowRider. Or enjoy dancing and drinking night or day at such hotspots as OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace and Drai’s Beach Club · Nightclub at The Cromwell.

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Vegas Hosts Rugby Tournament

We don’t know a whole lot about rugby, but we know it’s coming to Vegas! On Feb. 13-14, the USA Sevens Tournament and Festival will be held at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, the home of the University of Las Vegas Rebels football team. The event will feature 16 professional rugby teams from all….

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Do Some VooDoo on Halloween

Still haven’t firmed up your Halloween plans in Vegas? How about the “Carnal Carnival” at VooDoo Lounge in the Rio? Find out more. Speaking of carnal, don’t miss the full-body-painted Voodoo Dolls go-go dancers. (Let’s hope for rain.) Another cool selling point of this particular Halloween celebration? It’s hosted by Corey Haim, star of the….

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Las Vegas Blvd. Gets Its Scenic Byway Badge

It took awhile, but hey, better late than never. Las Vegas Boulevard, from Washington Ave. to Sahara Ave., has been designated a National Scenic Byway. In order for a roadway to be designated a “National Scenic Byway,” it has to qualify by having at least one of the following qualities: cultural, historic, natural features, archeological,….

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Regis and Kelly Are Coming to Sin City

The TV chatfest “Live! with Regis and Kelly” is coming to Las Vegas for a series of tapings the week of Nov. 23. The trip marks the show’s first visit to Vegas in nine years. What took you so long? Read more. Get ticket information here.

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Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood Resort, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Duck Derby Features, Well, 10,000 Ducks

As we so eloquently mentioned in a previous post, the annual Duck Derby, a fundraiser for local charity Positively Kids, featuring 10,000 rubber ducks, took place on Oct. 24. We couldn’t resist stopping by the Duck Derby to check out the fun, especially for a worthwhile cause. As advertised, there were lots and lots of rubber….

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Halloween Weekend at Carnaval Court

One of the wildest party spots in town promises to be even wilder over the Halloween weekend! Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas has a full weekend of fun on tap for Halloween. The party starts at noon on Friday, Oct. 30 and doesn’t stop until Sunday morning. (Who are we kidding? It never really….

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Paris Hosts Sexy Harlequin Art Exhibit

To celebrate Harlequin’s 60th anniversary, the publisher is sponsoring an exhibition of original cover art at Paris Las Vegas, now through Jan. 31, 2010. “The Heart of a Woman: Harlequin Cover Art 1949-2009” is open to the public, free of charge. The gallery is located just outside of the Paris reception area. Hours of operation are….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do in Las Vegas

He Was Bjorn to Be Monopoly Champ

Yesterday was a big day in the world of Monopoly, as the winner of the Monopoly World Championships was crowned at Caesars Palace. Bjorn Halvard Knappskog, a 19-year-old student from Oslo, Norway became the youngest Monopoly World Champion, and he won the title in he fastest final game in Monopoly World Championships history. Knappskog won….

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Pluck a Duck for a Great Cause

The 10th Annual Duck Derby happens this weekend, Oct. 24, at Town Square (at the south end of the Strip). The event is a fundraiser for a local charity, Positively Kids, and runs from noon to 4:00 p.m. It’s free to attend. Proceeds from the event will provide funding for programs and services benefiting Las….

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Beaujolais Nouveau Festival at Paris

“Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé!” We’re pretty sure that means, “The new Beaujolais has arrived!” France’s biggest celebration of wine returns to Paris Las Vegas, Nov. 18-22. Learn more about the Third Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Festival. In honor of the featival, Paris has put together a winning package that includes accommodations at Paris, two tickets….

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Advance to GO, Collect 50 Grand

Congrats to all the winners at yesterday’s “Advance to GO, Collect $50,000” event near Bally’s Las Vegas. As we reported yesterday, the giveaway event heralded the arrival of the Monopoly World Championships at Caesars Palace, running through Oct. 22. Read all about the event, and the lucky winners, one of whom took home $50,000! That’s,….

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Share Your Lucky Pet Name

So, today we heard about some folks naming their puppy Rio, after Rio Las Vegas. We love that! Does your pet bear a Vegas-themed name? Lucky? Spot (after the spots on dice)? Longshot? Aces? Bingo? Parlay? Or maybe you’ve had the foresight to name your pet after one of your favorite resorts in Las Vegas:….

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Monopoly World Championships in Vegas

Players from 42 countries will take part in the Monopoly World Championships, Oct. 20-22, at Caesars Palace here in Las Vegas. Those countries include Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Turkey, China, Japan, Singapore and others. The winner of the Monopoly World Championships will receive a prize of $20,580, the amount….

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Today’s iSpin App Factoid

Here’s a factoid about our new slot-inspired iPhone app called iSpin. This fun app has now been downloaded by folks in 21 countries. The top five countries that seem to have taken a liking to our app are Canada, the U.K., France, Australia and Japan. Thanks! We like your exports, too. Read our recent post….

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United Football League Debuts in Vegas

Sports lovers have something new to cheer about in Las Vegas. The United Football League recently made its debut, with a much-talked-about game at Sam Boyd Stadium. Read more. The Las Vegas Locomotives beat the California Redwoods, 30-17. Because, you know, locomotives move fast and redwoods, you know, just stand there. It’s just that kind of hard-hitting….

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