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Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 2:12 pm. Posted by in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood Resort, Rio Las Vegas, Shopping. Comments Off on Brace Yourself for Vegas News Unleashed.

There aren’t enough hours in the day to keep track of all that’s new and exciting in the world’s favorite playground, so here’s a sampling of the wild, the wonderful and the wacky from Las Vegas this week.

* Actor Jim Belushi was spotted having breakfast at Planet Dailies inside Planet Hollywood.

* Las Vegas has been named one of the “Top 10 Photo Spots” in the world. No kidding! See the full list.


Just another sparkly night in Vegas, as seen from atop the Rio.

* Several of the exhibits to be featured in the town’s Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, informally referred to as the “mob museum,” have been unveiled. Read all about it.

* Actor Rob Scheider and magician David Blaine were each recently caught taking in the Penn & Teller at Rio Las Vegas.

* A record-breaking around-the-world flight made a stop in Vegas. Of course it did! More.

* Vince Neil recently showed off his latest Vegas enterprise, a fleet of private jets. The first three “tricked out,” rock-and-roll-themed jets were a Hawker 700, a Lear 35 and a Gulfstream. Read more. Check out the official site. Dude! Just go on “Celebrity Apprentice,” already!


Another part of the Vince Neil empire. Vince Neil Ink at Rio Las Vegas.

* Cabo Wabo Cantina in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is offering a Mariachi Brunch on Sundays. Learn more.

* The American Gaming Association has changed its position on legalizing Internet gaming. Read more.

* Here’s a great write-up about some of Las Vegas’ remarkable and quirky museums. Featured is The King’s Ransom Museum at Imperial Palace. Thank you for reading more, thank you very much.

* Boxer Mike Tyson was seen at Spago in The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Actor was Ian Ziering also dined there.


Bonus factoid: "Spago" means "string" in Italian, a reference to spaghetti.

* The sightseeing Cloud Nine balloon has been temporarily grounded. The balloon was damaged by recent high winds. Read more.

* Music and reality TV icon Flavor Flav was recently spotted at the Anthony Cools show at Paris Las Vegas.

* The Casino Chips and Gaming Tokens Collectors Club annual convention comes to Vegas Jun. 23. We have a soft spot in our hearts for chip collectors since we personally have a gaming chip from every Las Vegas casino that has a craps table. No kidding. Read more.

We’re winded! But there’s more Vegas news to come from “The World’s Best Las Vegas Blog” (as voted by us). You can bet on that!

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