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Things to Do in Las Vegas

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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Halloween’s Scary-Fun in Sin City

Halloween is just around the corner, and nobody does Halloween like Las Vegas! Here’s a handy list of some of the haunted houses and Halloween events planned around town. Halloween highlights include the first-ever Trick or Tweet package and mobile scavenger hunt at Caesars Palace. A couple of the most infamous Sin City haunted houses include Hotel….

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Up, Up and Away in Las Vegas

There’s a new attraction on the Las Vegas Strip! It’s a two-ton, 75-foot diameter, helium-filled balloon that will carry passengers 500 feet into the air starting October 5. It’s said to be the world’s largest tethered, helium balloon ride. The balloon, from the folks at Cloud 9, is tethered just north of the famed “Welcome….

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CineVegas Film Fest Takes Some Time Off

The CineVegas Film Festival, which got its start in 1998 at Bally’s, has announced it will take a “hiatus” in 2010. Read about it here.

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Join the Fun, Santa Run!

It’s unlikely you’ve ever seen anything even remotely like this. It’s the Fifth Annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run. The event takes place Dec. 5 at Town Square (south end of Las Vegas Blvd. at the intersection of the I-15 and I-215). The Santa Run benefits Opportunity Village, a local not-for-profit organization that serves people….

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Free, Slot-Inspired App for iPhone: iSpin

Here’s another exclusive Pulse of Vegas blog scoop! We love saying things are a “scoop” because it almost makes it seem like there’s actual journalism involved. Hot off the virtual presses, it’s the release of a new iPhone app called iSpin, a realistic slot machine game from Harrah’s Entertainment, masters of the gaming entertainment universe…..

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Golf Greats Set to Play at Rio Secco

High-profile women’s golf pros Natalie Gulbis, Cristie Kerr and Suzann Pettersen have been selected to represent the LPGA Tour in this year’s Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge. The Challenge will be held at Rio Secco Golf Club on Nov. 10. Find out more. This nationally-televised competition features three players from each major tour competing against each other,….

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Vegas Equals Fun: World Series of Beer Pong

Oh, the flurry of questions running through your mind. Yes, there is a World Series of Beer Pong. (Where have you been?!) Yes, one can win 50 grand for playing beer pong. Yes, it’s coming to the Flamingo Las Vegas, Jan. 1-5, 2010. Yes, we said January. But, hello, there’s TRAINING involved here. And lots….

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Let the Head Banging Begin

We recently posted an inside look at Vince Neil’s new tattoo shop at Rio Las Vegas.  Take a look at him performing in honor of opening the brand-new Vince Neil Ink. He’s pretty much got the whole rockstar mojo thing covered. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeP-5i_XATM]

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A New Ad Campaign for Bally’s Las Vegas

Why do we spend all this money on advertising for Bally’s Las Vegas? No more! We, personally, just now, came up with a new ad campaign for this great Las Vegas hotel. We’ll use the photo below, and here’s what the ad will say: “This is Julie. She brings beverages.” There! Done! Rooms booked. Poolside….

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The Most Popular Las Vegas Souvenirs

Vegas is a memorable place and you’ll want to keep those memories alive after you get back home to the grind. A great way to do that is to buy yourself a souvenir. You’d better throw a couple in for your kids too. Everyone loves to get a little gift after a trip and in Las Vegas….

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Friday Fun: Name That Chip

Here’s today’s “Name That Chip!” challenge. Below is a gaming chip, either vintage or currently in use at one of our Pulse of Vegas destinations. Or any other resort in Las Vegas. (But probably that first thing.) Name it! Got it yet? If you want to know the answer, highlight the text that follows this colon:….

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We’re Feeling a Little Woozy

But you might be into it. Ever hear of the Zero-G Weightless Experience? Well, it’s coming to Las Vegas this weekend (Sep. 19), if you’re into that kind of thing. Check it out. And eat light.

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See the Declaration of Independence

Through Sep. 17 (Constitution Day), the public can view one of the few remaining copies of the Declaration of Independence at the Henderson Convention Center. This is one of 25 known copies of the Declaration, and it’s the only one that tours. Find out more.

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PGA Tournament Returns to Las Vegas

Las Vegas’ annual PGA tournament returns Oct. 15-18, in association with the Justin Timberlake and Shriners Hospitals For Children. This is the 27th year Las Vegas has hosted a PGA Tour event. Read more. Sin City offers a variety of drop-dead-gorgeous golf courses, and the prime season for golf won’t be here forever. Find out….

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A First Look at the New Vince Neil Ink at Rio

All the spectacle surrounding the opening of the new Vince Neil Ink at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino made us think we’d better check it out for ourselves. Here’s an exclusive, first look at this much-talked-about spot for lovers of body art. Of course, we had to get inside to see what all the excitement is….

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