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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.

Bally's Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do in Las Vegas

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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Celebrities Hit New Heights in Vegas

A slew of big-name celebrities have been spotted at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant recently. Star sightings at this famed Paris Las Vegas restaurant and attraction include boxing champ Mike Tyson (whose cameo in “The Hangover” was unforgettable), radio personality Howard Stern, singer and reality TV star Nick Lachey and Carson Kressley (who we spotted on….

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Haunted Harvest Fest at Springs Preserve

We hear some folks are into that “nature” thing. Hey, to each their own. In that vein, the Haunted Harvest Festival at Springs Preserve runs from Oct. 16-31. Among the draws are a pumpkin carving contest, costumed characters, safe street trick or treating, carnival games, face painting, a Haunted Hay Ride and more. Fun for the….

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When Legal, Your Wish is Our Command

In response to our recent request to hear from you about your favorite Dealertainers at Imperial Palace, Steenie left this comment: “Love the Dealertainers! My fave is Danny/Elwood Blues. Can you post a pic…and say hi from the two Brit gals who were at his table until very late in the IP last Saturday night.”….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Rub Elbows With Marie Osmond

Marie Osmond will be at the Flamingo Las Vegas gift shop at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday (tomorrow!) signing her signature dolls. How’d we know? We know all and see all. Oh, and you can follow Marie on Twitter here, too. Ahem.

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Elvis Exhibit Comes to Imperial Palace

There’s big news for Elvis fans (and those that will soon be) at Imperial Palace. Starting Oct. 21, the Imperial Palace will host “The King’s Ransom” museum, a collection of 100% authentic Elvis-owned items that has taken three decades to amass. The collection includes items Elvis wore onstage and in his films, pieces from his….

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Perfect Tennis Weather

The weather is absolutely perfect for tennis in Sin City at the moment. “But where,” you ask, “can I find tennis courts in Las Vegas?” We love when you ask great questions, because 43% of the time, we actually have answers. Not long ago, we were wandering around the pool area at Bally’s Las Vegas….

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The Supreme Vegas Exotic Car Experience

When you hear “exotic” and “Las Vegas,” what’s the first thing you think of? Exotic dancing? Exotic massage? Understandable (you know how you are). But how about “exotic cars”? Now we’re talking! For a limited time, Flamingo Las Vegas is hosting a unique chance to drive your dream cars, in conjunction with Daydreamin’ Exotics. Find….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Rio Las Vegas, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Last Chance: Free VooDoo Beach Concert

Rio’s VooDoo Beach summer concert series comes to a (bittersweet) end on Oct. 22 with a free poolside concert featuring Our Lady Peace, an alternative, Canadian rock band that’s inspired comparisons to The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. Our Lady Peace’s members are Raine Maida (vocals, acoustic guitar), Duncan Coutts (bass), Jeremy Taggart (percussion)….

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Our Featured Imperial Palace Dealertainer

Say “hi” to Yvonne, a dealertainer at Imperial Palace. As the name implies, dealertainers both deal (blackjack) and entertain (as famous performers). Yvonne takes on the persona of pop diva Whitney Houston. Find out more about the dealertainers at Imperial Palace. And if you book a room at Imperial Palace, remember that we prefer 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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