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The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts

The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties. The bestselling item at the Oyster Bar at Palace Station Resort and Casino isn’t the oysters, although the restaurant sells more than 300,000 of the bivalves each year.

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10/14/2019

article Behind The Counter: A College Football Day In The Life Of A Vegas Sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- A half-hour prior to kickoff for the first slate of college football games Saturday, a short, 74-year-old man whose white hoodie matches his thick shock...

10/13/2019

article VIDEO: Badlands Golf Course
(Las Vegas) -- Since 2015, developer EHB Cos. has tried to construct residences on the defunct Badlands golf course near Summerlin. Neighbors in the Queensridge...

10/12/2019

article Resorts World Las Vegas Tracking for Late 2020 Debut, Will Be First Strip Resort to Open Since 2010
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas is on pace to open sometime late next year, company officials revealing that the $4.2 billion integrated casino resort is finally...
article When some slot players win in Las Vegas, so do 4 nonprofits
(Las Vegas) -- Slot players can help local charities win big through a fundraising program from Everi. The Everi Cares Giving Module program lets guests donate their...

10/10/2019

article Suncoast Hotel and Casino land is up for sale for $87M in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The land where the Suncoast Hotel and Casino sits is up for sale, according to a real estate company. The parcel of land, located in the northwest Las...
article The Suncoast Hotel and Casino's land is up for sale, according to a real estate listing.
(Las Vegas) -- The Suncoast Hotel and Casino's land is up for sale, according to a real estate listing. A listing obtained by News 3 showed that nearly 1.3 million...
article Megaresort coming to Vegas Strip in 2020
(Las Vegas) -- Genting Berhad is on track to open the first megaresort on the Las Vegas Strip since late 2010 to bring a new competitor for MGM Resorts, Wynn Resorts and...

10/9/2019

article Las Vegas casino mogul Derek Stevens talks pro sports, changing downtown
(Las Vegas) -- Construction cranes and crews are slowly assembling the columns of a new 511-room hotel-casino expected to open downtown at the end of 2020. It’s...
article The new norm in Las Vegas resort fees? $50 a night at top hotels
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Palace and two other Las Vegas hotels are raising their resort fees, following similar moves by competitors earlier this year. The nightly fee at...

10/8/2019

article FTC signs off on sale of the Rio resort to New York real estate group
(Las Vegas) -- The Federal Trade Commission took less than two weeks to sign off on Caesars Entertainment’s $516.3 million sale of the Rio resort in Las Vegas to a...
article LVCVA board bans gifts, limits travel for its members
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board members Tuesday unanimously approved new ethics rules that ban members from accepting gifts and tighten...
article TripAdvisor’s top attraction in Las Vegas is a construction site theme park you can play with bulldozers and diggers
(Las Vegas) -- Aspiring construction workers can live their dream by playing with real-size diggers and bulldozers at a theme park in Las Vegas. Dig This Las Vegas even...

10/7/2019

article Coin slot machines offer old-school Vegas experience at El Cortez
(Las Vegas) -- During a recent morning at the El Cortez, Phyllis Henry heard a noise that has become all but extinct on Las Vegas casino floors. It was the ching-ching-...
article Recession lessons may help Las Vegas casinos face next downturn
(Las Vegas) -- When the Great Recession hit Las Vegas, its economy didn’t just drop. It nosedived. Tourism, the city’s lifeblood, took a huge dip. Visitor...
article What does a $100,000-a-night Las Vegas hotel suite look like? We take a peek inside
(Las Vegas) -- Many people dream of earning $100,000 in a year. On the 34th floor of The Palms, some blow $100,000 for one night here. This 9,000-square-foot sky villa...

10/5/2019

article New Yorkers not shy about investing big in Las Vegas real estate
(Las Vegas) -- When Caesars Entertainment Corp. said last month that it is selling the Rio for more than a half-billion dollars, it ended years of rumors that the off-...

10/4/2019

article One of America’s most expensive tee times set to open on Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Golf trips to the Vegas Strip are back, but like most things in the Sin City, it’s gonna cost ya. The Wynn Golf Club, which was shuttered years ago...

10/3/2019

article BLOG: Binion’s Nails It With New Whiskey Licker Up
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been a busy few months at Binion’s Gambling Hall. In July 2019, the downtown casino opened (technically re-opened) the historic Hotel...
article Las Vegas rabbi on what it’s like to lead a synagogue in ‘Sin City’
(Las Vegas) -- Congregation Ner Tamid is located a half an hour drive away from the Las Vegas Strip, where each luxury hotel seems more extravagant than the next and...

10/2/2019

article Siegfried and Roy: What Happened the Night of the Tiger Attack?
(Las Vegas) -- For Siegfried & Roy, the master illusionists whose mix of glitz, charm, and white tiger magic symbolizes the thrill of Las Vegas, October 3, 2003,...

9/30/2019

article Rio Sale the Latest (But Not Last) Las Vegas Deal
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars’ sale of the off-Strip Rio in Las Vegas to a New York developer won’t be the last in that market. Other major operators are also...

9/28/2019

article Marshmello era ends at Kaos Nightclub on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Marshmello is formally fini at Kaos Nightclub and Dayclub at the Palms, and the hotel has negotiated his departure. This is the latest verifiable info...

9/27/2019

article Is Wynn Resorts Restoring Free Parking Because It's Worried About Las Vegas?
(Las Vegas) -- By eliminating the last of its parking fees that it started imposing in 2017, is Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) simply trying to gain a competitive advantage...

9/26/2019

article Las Vegas Resort Fees: Federal Bill Would Require Advertised Rates to Include All Non-Tax Charges
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas resort fees – those hidden charges tacked on to advertised room rates at the end of the booking process – are the subject of federal...
article Tilman Fertitta talks about desire to own Las Vegas Strip property
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta is a busy man. The billionaire, third cousin to Station Casinos owners Lorenzo Fertitta and Frank Fertitta III, owns more than 600...
press release Binion's Announces Opening of Whiskey Licker Up Saloon
(Las Vegas) -- Binion's Gambling Hall and Hotel is proud to announce the opening of a major new attraction on the Fremont Street Experience, Whiskey Licker Up Saloon.

9/24/2019

article Las Vegas May Be The Hottest Art City in America Now
(Las Vegas) -- Fun. Excitement. Indulgence. Relaxation. Over the years, Las Vegas has prided itself on giving visitors an anything-goes escape they can’t find...
article Meet the Newest All-You-Can-Eat Buffet in Las Vegas With a Patio
(Las Vegas) -- The former Rampart Buffet at Rampart Casino gets a makeover that brings one of the few patios for a buffet in the city. The new Market Place Buffet rings...

9/23/2019

article Caesars selling Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas for $516.3 million
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. is selling the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino to an Imperial Cos. affiliate for $516.3 million. Caesars said Monday it will...

9/22/2019

article Investments paying off for downtown Las Vegas casino operators
(Las Vegas) -- It’s hard to ignore the changes taking place in downtown Las Vegas. There’s Circa, a 777-room hotel-casino set to open next year. Farther west, the...

9/20/2019

article MGM in Talks to Sell Circus Circus to Trump Partner in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International, the largest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip, is in talks to sell its Circus Circus property there to real estate mogul...
article BLOG: The Venetian Defends a New Poker Series
(Las Vegas) -- The poker room in The Venetian has been hosting the popular DeepStacks Series, that offers lucrative rewards for the most successful players. Players from...
article Michelin-Starred Tim Ho Wan Has an Opening Date at the Palms
(Las Vegas) -- Tim Ho Wan, the Michelin-starred restaurant out of Hong Kong, gets ready to debut Sept. 29 at the Palms with a 5,055-square-foot space seating 200.

9/19/2019

article Free Parking in Las Vegas Returns As a Resort Breaks Ranks
(Las Vegas) -- For many years, the ability to park for free at most Las Vegas casino-resorts was a beloved perk, and it was one that made visiting the spread-out desert...
article Las Vegas tourism leaders paying more attention to Life is Beautiful
(Las Vegas) -- It’s taken seven years, but the Life is Beautiful music and art festival that begins Friday in downtown Las Vegas has finally achieved enough...

9/18/2019

article MGM rumors and a tribe arrives: Here's the Las Vegas gaming buzz
(Las Vegas) -- Local gaming is about to welcome a new and major player. For this story, we begin at the corner of Paradise Road and Harmon Avenue which is about to...
article Wynn-Encore in Las Vegas to drop valet parking fees. Yep, back to free parking
(Las Vegas) -- It’s baaack. Free parking will return to Wynn-Encore resorts at the end of September, rolling back fees that were introduced two years ago. Each...
article ‘Wedding experts’: How Las Vegas plans to remain a top destination for marriages
(Las Vegas) -- Graceland Wedding Chapel in downtown has been the site of numerous celebrity weddings over the years — Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Ray Cyrus, to name a...

9/16/2019

article New Rooms and Suites Opened in the Plaza Hotel and Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Downtown Las Vegas continues to grow at a steady pace as the Plaza Hotel and Casino debuts new rooms, as well as suites. The luxurious guest rooms were...
article Free valet parking is coming to these two resorts on the Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- At a time when resorts are finding new ways to charge Sin City vacationers, a major resort company will soon offer one of the more luxurious hotel...
article Wynn Resorts Restores Free Valet Parking on Las Vegas Strip, Small Win for the People
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts restored free self-parking at its Strip casinos on May 1. Effective at midnight on Monday, September 30, valet parking will also be...
article Binion Ranch structures on Pahrump property destroyed by fire
(Nevada) -- A suspicious fire destroyed at least two structures on the historic Binion Ranch property over the weekend. Pahrump Fire Chief Scott Lewis said crews were...
article Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle spots
(Las Vegas) -- As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas. Casino companies, Clark County, shopping centers...
article Hooters rebrand to OYO Hotel & Casino begins today
(Las Vegas) -- The Hooters Casino Hotel will begin its transformation into OYO Hotel & Casino today. OYO announced in August that it had partnered with Highgate to...

9/15/2019

article Take a look inside the most expensive hotel room in the world
(Las Vegas) -- The world's most expensive hotel room doubles as an art gallery. Featuring work by world-renowned - and oftentimes controversial - contemporary artist...
article Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle spots
(Nevada) -- As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas. Casino companies, Clark County, shopping centers and...

9/14/2019

article New executive team at $4B Resorts World Las Vegas includes Strip casino veterans
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas, more than a year away from its planned opening, announced five new members of the $4 billion Strip property’s executive...

9/13/2019

article OYO CEO talks about company plans after buying Las Vegas hotel
(Las Vegas) -- At the end of August, India-based company OYO Hotels & Homes bought the Hooters Hotel near the Las Vegas Strip. The company, based in India and run by...
article Bud Light promises Area 51 aliens 'exclusive' beer at Las Vegas event
(Las Vegas) -- Bud Light is still hoping to supply beer for aliens, even if the "Storm Area 51" event is canceled. And this time, the company has special plans...

9/12/2019

article US-China Trade War Affecting Construction Of Vegas Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Superpowers always find a new way to wage war but not using weapons of mass destruction. The US waged a technological war against the Soviets in the 20th...

9/11/2019

article Inside the lawless tunnel network below the Las Vegas strip where thousands of homeless people live in fear of being washed away
(Las Vegas) -- Behind the glowing skyline of Las Vegas, thousands of people are living out the "American Dream". Day in and day out, visitors drink, party and...
article Las Vegas Casinos Tone-Deaf on Resort and Drink Fee Outrage, Daily Housekeeping Could Soon Checkout
(Las Vegas) -- Along with the seemingly never-ending resort fee increases, free parking has morphed into fee parking at MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment properties...
article BLOG: An $850 million hotel where you can’t smoke or gamble is opening in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Toto, we’re not in Vegas anymore. Sin City will soon be home to a new, ultra-luxurious five-star hotel. While that isn’t normally out of the...
article David Lee Roth Announces Las Vegas Residency
(Las Vegas) -- David Lee Roth has announced an upcoming residency in Las Vegas, Nevada. The rocker will take root at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and play the...

9/10/2019

article Next Gaming Brings Atari Favorites To Casino Gaming
(Las Vegas) -- Next Gaming of Las Vegas is bringing classic video games, like Asteroids and Missile Command to casino floors.
article The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts
(Las Vegas) -- The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties...
article PHOTOS: RAZER gaming store opening at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the LINQ Promenade for the grand opening of the new RAZER gaming store.
article New $850 million Las Vegas hotel will focus on 'wellness' rather than gambling with a complex of spas and health treatments
(Las Vegas) -- A new $850 million hotel in Las Vegas will focus on health and 'wellness' rather than gambling and slot machines. Known as The Majestic, the '...
article The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts
(Las Vegas) -- The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties...

9/9/2019

article David Lee Roth Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency
(Las Vegas) -- David Lee Roth is taking Van Halen’s classic catalog of hits to Las Vegas for a nine-show residency at the House of Blues Las Vegas. “A...
article Las Vegas non-gaming hotel to target health-minded crowd
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is set to get a new hotel where visitors will not be hitting the slot machines. The Majestic, an $850 million-dollar project, will be a “...

9/8/2019

article Review concluded added stops wouldn’t sustain Las Vegas Monorail
(Las Vegas) -- Adding two new stops to the Las Vegas Monorail’s route would likely not generate enough ticket sales to sustain the transportation service because...

9/7/2019

article At the Palms Casino, Jon Gray Talks $690M Renovation
(Las Vegas) -- Meet Jon Gray, the youngest VP and GM on the Vegas Strip, who also just led one of the city’s most expensive renovations—a $690-million...

9/6/2019

article Las Vegas Keeps Getting More Expensive, Fees Now Applied to Drinks
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos keep becoming more expensive to visit, as service fees on drinks are now being incurred by guests at Strip resort properties.
article Vegas hotel-casino plans to make outdoor pool a domed venue
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas hotel-casino says it's going to turn "dayclub" partying into a year-round activity by enclosing one of its swimming pools and...
article Vegas hotel-casino plans to make outdoor pool a domed venue
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas hotel-casino says it's going to turn "dayclub" partying into a year-round activity by enclosing one of its swimming pools and...
article Casino owner Derek Stevens plans warehouse near downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Casino owner Derek Stevens plans to build a downtown-area warehouse to service his hotels, a project that has rattled neighbors and would pump life into a...

9/5/2019

article Las Vegas casino holds sports betting seminar
(Las Vegas) -- A local casino held a football betting seminar, hoping to help beginners as sports betting continues to take off in Las Vegas. “I was so excited I...
article Cigarette sets artificial plant ablaze at Bellagio Hotel and Casino
(Las Vegas) -- The Clark County Fire Department says they responded to a small fire on Thursday afternoon at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Five engines, two trucks, two...
article Excaliber security guard faces charges of sexually assaulting guests
(Las Vegas) -- An Excalibur security guard faces felony sexual assault charges after being accused of groping two women while at work in August, according to an arrest...

9/3/2019

article Rapper Fetty Wap arrested after alleged assault of hotel employees in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Police in Las Vegas say rapper Fetty Wap was arrested after allegedly assaulting three employees at a hotel. Police say the 28-year-old whose real name is...

8/30/2019

article How Las Vegas Became a Destination for Hawaiian Dining
(Las Vegas) -- In Las Vegas, the outline of the Hawaiian islands appears on bumper stickers in traffic and on tattooed shoulders in crowds, but it is nowhere to be found...

8/29/2019

article Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas expected to attract 325K visitors
(Las Vegas) -- Droves of Labor Day visitors to Southern Nevada are expected to spend an estimated $235 million over the three-day holiday weekend, according to the Las...
article Big Las Vegas plans that died — 5 high-rises that never got off the ground
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ construction industry has gained momentum as builders put up apartments, warehouses, the Raiders stadium and other projects. However, the...
article Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas expected to attract 325K visitors
(Las Vegas) -- Droves of Labor Day visitors to Southern Nevada are expected to spend an estimated $235 million over the three-day holiday weekend, according to the Las...

8/27/2019

article High-speed train to California back on track, construction set for 2020
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is one step closer to having a high-speed train between the Strip and California. On Tuesday, city and economic leaders at the Nevada Economic...
article BLOG: See ya, Celine. Hello, Gaga. Vegas is getting a millennial makeover as resorts cater to the next generation of hedonists.
(Las Vegas) -- Of all the ways to burn through cash in Las Vegas, zip lining 12 stories above the throngs at the outdoor mall known as LINQ Promenade may be the most...

8/26/2019

article Horse racing game survives test of time in Las Vegas casino
(Las Vegas) -- Once a year, Steve Stefanoff and Tammy Beggs make a trip to Las Vegas to see their favorite attraction. It’s not the Bellagio Fountains or a five-...
article How the Rat Pack Transformed Las Vegas into an Entertainment Destination
(Las Vegas) -- They were the toast of Hollywood, a group of actors who came together at the Los Angeles home of silver-screen stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall....
article India's biggest hotel chain is moving into Las Vegas. First stop: Hooters
(Las Vegas) -- India's biggest hotel chain is on a global expansion spree. Its latest stop: Las Vegas. OYO has signed a deal to buy the Hooters Casino Hotel in the...
article India's biggest hotel chain is moving into Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- India's biggest hotel chain is on a global expansion spree. Its latest stop: Las Vegas. OYO has signed a deal to buy the Hooters Casino Hotel in the...
article Man faces felony count in fight over 20-cent Las Vegas casino voucher
(Las Vegas) -- A man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly “sucker punched” a 61-year-old man this month inside a downtown Las Vegas casino during an...

8/25/2019

article From The Meadows to the Money: The Story of Las Vegas (Part #1)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas: the name is synonymous with fun. Known as Sin City, sometimes as ‘The Lady’, and occasionally as ‘Disneyland for Adults...

8/24/2019

article Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot detailed in new book
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas historian is telling the behind-the-scenes story of the city’s meteoric rise into becoming the multi-billion-dollar tourist industry it...
article Oyo Said to Rebrand Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- SoftBank Group backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said...
article Show of confidence: Fertittas spend $51M on Red Rock Resorts stock acquisition
(Las Vegas) -- In the days after Red Rock Resorts disappointed the investment community with its second quarter results, the Las Vegas company’s largest...

8/23/2019

article 15 U.S. reps cited in alleged ‘quid pro quo’ offer to Las Vegas casino executive
(Las Vegas) -- U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, is among 14 House Democrats and one Republican named in an ethics complaint filed Thursday with the Office of...
article Hooters sold, will become OYO hotel by 2020 under rebranding effort
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas Strip casino that has seen better days has been sold and will undergo a rebranding. Hooters Hotel and Casino Las Vegas will become OYO Hotel...
article Excalibur Lands a Rustic Sports Bar and Restaurant This Fall
(Las Vegas) -- Excalibur ups its dining game this fall when a new restaurant with American food opens. Think of Vagabond as a stop for pre-gaming a Vegas Golden Knights...
article SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter...
article From Meditating to Scheduling Self-Care on Her Calendar, Here's How Paula Abdul Gets Performance-Ready
(Las Vegas) -- Paula Abdul kicked off her new Las Vegas residency “Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl” at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino on August 13 and she...

8/22/2019

article Inside dark underbelly of Las Vegas where Pornhub star Jenni Lee battles to survive in deadly flood tunnels with 1,000 homeless ‘mole’ people who eat scraps from casino bins
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas strip is the ultimate in glittering excess, with glaring neon lights, headline shows and millions being gambled in the luxurious casinos..
article Las Vegas parents warm up to UNR dorm at Reno casino
(Las Vegas) -- As University of Nevada, Reno, students move onto campus for the start of the school year, some Las Vegas parents say they’re feeling reassured...
article Las Vegas Palms' $100k a Night Empathy Suite Named One of 'World’s Greatest Places'
(Las Vegas) -- Ever wondered what a $100k a night hotel suite looks like? Well, here it is. Named one of Time magazine's "World Greatest Places," the...
article Las Vegas sportsbook offers 'Storm Area 51' prop bets
(Las Vegas) -- What are the odds that people actually Storm Area 51 next month as suggested by a viral Facebook post? Well, just like anything else in Las Vegas, you can...
article Las Vegas bar surrenders gaming license after bartenders caught selling drugs
(Las Vegas) -- There’ll be no more smuggling at the Smuggle Inn. The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved a stipulation for settlement in which the now-...

8/21/2019

article Health Officials Confirm a Case of the Measles on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Travelers who visited Las Vegas Boulevard earlier this month may have been exposed to measles, the Southern Nevada Health District warns. A person who...

8/20/2019

article Show of confidence: Fertittas spend $51M on Red Rock Resorts stock acquisition
(Wall Street) -- In the days after Red Rock Resorts disappointed the investment community with its second quarter results, the Las Vegas company’s largest...

8/19/2019

article Resort fees on Las Vegas Strip are on the rise. Here's why they're likely here to stay
(Las Vegas) -- Here's an unpalatable dish in the world of Sin City tourism: Resort fees. Along the Strip, nobody likes paying them. But hotel companies have come to...
article The legend of ‘Spittin’ Jerry
(Las Vegas) -- To call “Spittin’ ” Jerry Kaczmarek one of the best to ever play a now-vanished type of pinball game known as a bingo machine is to do...
article Show of confidence: Fertittas spend $51M on Red Rock Resorts stock acquisition
(Las Vegas) -- In the days after Red Rock Resorts disappointed the investment community with its second quarter results, the Las Vegas company’s largest...

8/15/2019

article Pigs Are Eating Las Vegas' Casino Leftovers and It's Saving the Damn Planet
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas is known to be the city of excess, but after the party, someone has to clean up. And, in Vegas, that means figuring out how to deal with an...
article Psycho Las Vegas brings the noise to Mandalay Bay
(Las Vegas) -- When Psycho Las Vegas lost its Saturday-night headliner, Megadeth, just two months before the festival, organizers Evan Hagen and Ronnie Exley didn’...

8/14/2019

article VIDEO VAULT | Tourism takes off in Las Vegas with new marketing push
(Las Vegas) -- The economic history of Las Vegas can arguably be broken down to three main parts. The railroad town began in 1905 and continued into the 1920s.
press release LVGEA Appoints MGM Resorts Executive, Mayors to Board of Directors
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) has appointed four new members to serve the organization on the Board of Directors, known as LVGEA 50. They...

8/13/2019

article Former Vegas casino security guard acquitted in rape case
(Las Vegas) -- A jury has acquitted a former Las Vegas Strip security guard after trial in a rape case.

8/9/2019

article Remembering Treasure Island’s pirate show on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been more than 16 years since the last pirate-themed show outside of TI, then Treasure Island, on the Las Vegas Strip. The original, family-...
article Full House Resorts rides sports betting wave
(Las Vegas) -- Four out of the five Full House Resorts properties took a hit this past quarter, but its CEO remains optimistic for the regional casino company. CEO and...

8/7/2019

article Experience Pure Luxury From Day To Night At Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Live the opulent life at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, formerly known as Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. Adjacent to ARIA Resort & Casino and The Shops at...

8/6/2019

article Palace Station, Palms renovations attracting tourists, locals
(Las Vegas) -- Red Rock Resorts’ executives are confident renovation projects at Palace Station and the Palms will pay off. Steve Cootey, executive vice president and...

8/5/2019

article Ex-hotel employee accused of sex attack on intoxicated guest
(Las Vegas) -- A former Las Vegas Strip hotel employee is accused of raping an intoxicated female guest in her room while he was at work. An attorney representing Arthur...

8/4/2019

article Las Vegas’ gaming, tourism numbers up after mediocre 5 months
(Las Vegas) -- We’ve reached the statistical midpoint of 2019 for Las Vegas’ gaming and tourism industries. Based on recent reports from the state Gaming...

8/2/2019

article Las Vegas hotel construction has spotty record since recession
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas resorts are packed with guests, and the economy is on strong footing. But hotel-casino construction has had a spotty track record since the...
article Vegas-to-California passenger rail project working to secure financing for $4 billion project
(Las Vegas) -- The company proposing to build a high-speed passenger rail line from Las Vegas to Southern California has applied to the Nevada Department of Business...
article Jackie Robinson ‘1,000%’ committed to Las Vegas Strip arena, hotel project
(Las Vegas) -- Walking the north end of the Strip offers close-up views of the under-construction Resorts World Las Vegas, the unfinished former Fontainebleau and other...
article One-handed Calgary Muay Thai fighter looks to turn heads in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Jake Peacock wasted little time in his pro kick-boxing debut earlier this year. The 26-year-old from Calgary knocked Mike Taylor down with a flurry of...
article Foreigner announces 2020 Las Vegas run
(Las Vegas) -- Foreigner is the latest of rock’s legendary bands to announce a string of Las Vegas dates. The band will perform at The Venetian Theatre inside The...
press release USBC Agrees to Sponsorship Deal With Eldorado, Circus Circus and Silver Legacy for 2020 Open Championships in Reno
(USA) -- Since the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships last visited Reno, Nevada, three of the city's most iconic resorts - the Eldorado Resort Casino...

7/31/2019

article The Brave New World Of Las Vegas Architecture
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas! I spent four days there last week, alternating my time between attending the Inman Connect Conference, where my daughter Clelia was conducting...
article Man faces more than $600K in theft charges from Las Vegas Strip casinos
(Las Vegas) -- A man was on Monday in connection to casino markers that were issued for more than $600,000 by three Las Vegas Strip casinos almost three years ago. Sang...
article City of Las Vegas announces lane restrictions around Circa Hotel site
(Las Vegas) -- The City of Las Vegas announced lane restrictions on Main Street around the site of the Circa Hotel starting on Aug. 5. "Construction materials...

7/30/2019

article Binion’s opens Hotel Apache in latest ‘small step’
(Las Vegas) -- It was nearly 10 years ago that Tim Lager fought the perception that Binon’s Gambling Hall was closing for good on Fremont Street, though its famed...
article BLOG: What Las Vegas Looked Like the Year You Were Born
(Las Vegas) -- When you think of Las Vegas, you probably imagine dazzling marquees, show-stopping performances, rows of slot machines, and so much more. Get ready to...
article Boyd Gaming posts growth across regions
(Wall Street) -- Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) edges slightly higher after a mixed Q2 report. The casino operator reports Q2 EBITDAR of $232.6M vs. $163.4M a year ago, led by...

7/29/2019

article Hotel Apache opens at Binion's Gambling Hall
(Las Vegas) -- The historic Hotel Apache is officially back open for business at Binion's Gambling Hall in downtown Las Vegas. The original hotel opened in 1932. The...
article Las Vegas' Treasure Island Joining Radisson Brand
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson is adding Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to its portfolio of hotels. The resort will officially join the Radisson system...

7/28/2019

article Grasshopper Invasion of Las Vegas May Last Weeks, Experts Say
(Las Vegas) -- A swarm of winged insects enveloped a pyramid: Sound familiar? An invasion of pallid-winged grasshoppers descended on Las Vegas this past week, taking...

7/26/2019

article Renderings released for proposed new Moulin Rouge hotel-casino
(Las Vegas) -- A brand-new Moulin Rouge hotel and casino may be built near downtown Las Vegas on the original site of the famous hotel and casino. The Las Vegas Moulin...

7/25/2019

article Las Vegas Sands’ Vegas casinos outshine Macau for a change
(Las Vegas) -- Casino giant Las Vegas Sands’ Q2 profit topped a billion dollars, but most of that sum was from the sale of its Pennsylvania casino. On Wednesday,...
article Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino, a Radisson Hotel
(Las Vegas) -- Radisson today announced the signing of Treasure Island - TI Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to its portfolio of hotels. The resort will officially join...
article You can find the best of Old Vegas in these retro places
(Las Vegas) -- New life is being breathed into downtown’s Hotel Apache, which welcomed its first guests in 1932. The Las Vegas hotel at the corner of Fremont...

7/24/2019

article Vintage Vegas Experience Coming Soon
(Las Vegas) -- Two of the most iconic and important companies in Las Vegas have combined to create a unique experience for their customers. The Mob Museum and the El...

7/23/2019

article Vintage-style 'Hotel Apache' to open at Binion's Gambling Hall downtown on July 29
(Las Vegas) -- A new hotel inside the long-standing Binion's Gambling Hall will give visitors a taste of the old days. The new Hotel Apache will be built into the...
article Oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro leaves Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh for Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas renowned sports oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro, who ran the sportsbooks of some of Sin City’s top casinos for four decades, has left a position...

7/22/2019

article Audit of LVCVA’s use of airline gift cards questioned by police
(Las Vegas) -- An audit that cost taxpayers $186,000 has come under fire from police, who question the thoroughness of its examination into the misuse of Southwest...
article BLOG: Top 10 new Las Vegas experiences I tried last week
(Las Vegas) -- Last week's annual trek to Las Vegas marked the eighth time I have been fortunate enough to cover the World Series of Poker. The WSOP trip never...

7/21/2019

article 3 Days In Las Vegas? Here's What You Should See And Do
(Las Vegas) -- If you only have a few days to visit Sin City, it can be tough to sift through the numerous entertainment, food, and tour options. The good news is, there...

7/19/2019

article Apollo 11 moon landing brought Las Vegas, world to standstill
(Las Vegas) -- Few events in this world could stop a gambler with a lot of money from pursuing a jackpot, but one out-of-this-world event brought gambling and most of...

7/18/2019

article The Linq has transformed into a modern arcade
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not even noon on a scorching summer day on the Strip, but an abundance of fun has already been had at this particular Las Vegas casino, where there...
article BLOG: Palms Casino Lives Up to Its Name
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to a $690-million redevelopment, every detail needs to be perfect—including the landscape architecture. Such was the case for the newly...
article Jimmy Vaccaro announces he's leaving Rivers Casino, heading back to Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Sportsbook legend and Trafford native Jimmy Vaccaro said he is heading back west. Rivers Casino confirmed Thursday that Vaccaro is leaving the Pittsburgh...

7/17/2019

article The Linq casino has transformed into a modern arcade
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not even noon on a scorching summer day on the Strip, but an abundance of fun has already been had at this particular Las Vegas casino, where...

7/16/2019

article Five hidden speakeasies in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is known for bright lights, neon and LED signs advertising its top attractions large and loudly. But the city is also synonymous with secrets...

7/15/2019

article El Cortez is one of the last Las Vegas casinos to have coin slot machines
(Las Vegas) -- There is no sweeter sound than hitting a jackpot on a coin slot machine. El Cortez Hotel and Casino is one of the last places in Las Vegas to still have...
article ‘Pawn Stars’ taking brand to Las Vegas Strip with new store
(Las Vegas) -- The Kats! Bureau at this writing is Grand Lux Cafe just outside Palazzo Theatre. I used to catch cast members of “Baz” in this area. No more....

7/12/2019

article Las Vegas' new safety features? The city wants to stay fun -- and secure
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is on a self-improvement kick. The city wants to keep the vibe fun but also make sure the 42 million visitors who come each year feel safe....
article BLOG: Relaxing Las Vegas Cabana at JW Marriott
(Las Vegas) -- Free time during summer in Vegas usually means one thing: hanging out at the pool. It’s the best way to cool down during our triple digit days. Now...

7/11/2019

article Inside the building of the state-of-the-art Circa sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- It was 1988 when Derek Stevens, then a graduate student at the University of Michigan, rented a car and set out on a summer road trip with a buddy to Los...
article The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Hotel Is Now Better Than Ever
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, aka The Cosmo, was never intended to be a typical Vegas casino hotel. That may be the best thing about it. The project...

7/10/2019

article Man behind major Las Vegas Strip property deals has terminal cancer
(Las Vegas) -- Driving along or near the Strip, it’s easy to find properties John Knott was hired to sell. In just the past few years, he brokered the sales of the...

7/9/2019

article The Steve Miller Band set for mini-Vegas fall run; prepping live album with Peter Frampton
(Las Vegas) -- The Steve Miller Band has just rolled out a three-night Las Vegas run for the fall. The band, which is currently on tour with Marty Stuart & His...
article Palms Casino Resort Opens The Spa and The Salon at Palms
(Las Vegas) -- Nearing the completion of a $690 million renovation, Palms Casino Resort is unveiling the next phase of the property with The Spa and The Salon at Palms.
article BLOG: Want to sneak away? Try these hidden or secret bars in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas," the city likes to proclaim.

7/8/2019

article Blake L. Sartini II Purchases 10,000 Shares of Golden Entertainment Inc
(Wall Street) -- Golden Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:GDEN) SVP Blake L. Sartini II purchased 10,000 shares of Golden Entertainment stock in a transaction dated Wednesday,...

7/5/2019

article Red Rock Casino cancels fireworks show, proper paperwork not filed
(Las Vegas) -- The Red Rock Resort and Casino said its Fourth of July fireworks show was cancelled due to proper paperwork not being filed.
article BLOG: Why Las Vegas Is a Great Place to Go With Kids. Seriously.
(Las Vegas) -- Our writer, a Las Vegas expert, has looked at the city from nearly every angle: This time, it’s through the eyes of his three young daughters. His...

7/4/2019

article Red Rock Resort and Casino cancels fireworks show
(Las Vegas) -- Station Casino's Red Rock Resort and Casino has cancelled its Independence Day fireworks show. Hundreds were expected at the event slated to start at...
article Las Vegas Strip drives fifth consecutive drop for Nevada's casinos win in May
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos in Nevada won nearly $982 million from gamblers in May, down almost 6 percent compared with more than $1 billion during the same month a year ago...
article 1st racially integrated Las Vegas casino redevelopment eyed
(Las Vegas) -- The site of the first racially integrated casino in Las Vegas is part of a redevelopment plan aimed at revitalizing the city's west side.
article Las Vegas resort's 'The Strip Starts Here' stirs pushback
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas resort's new slogan "The Strip Starts Here" is sparking pushback from nearby hotels and casinos. KSNV-TV reports the SLS Las...

7/3/2019

article Red Rock Resorts called compelling long-term pick by Union Gaming
(Wall Street) -- Union Gaming lowers its 2019 adjusted EBITDA estimate on Red Rock Resorts (RRR -0.4%) to $113M from $123M.

7/2/2019

article VIDEO: Westgate Celebrates 50 Years
(Las Vegas) -- The Westgate, formerly The International and the Las Vegas Hilton, celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer.

7/1/2019

article Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino using raptors to protect guests
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip is now using raptors to scare other birds away from its property. The hotel-casino says that the raptors do not...
article BLOG: The challenges of building in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Amenities expectations from guests, bank-lending attitudes and the city’s conference calendar make the Las Vegas market different from any other and...

6/30/2019

article Retail over gaming preferred for $172 million Las Vegas Strip location
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas Strip site, once planned for an Elvis Presley-themed resort, has been sold for $172 million and will be developed for retail, entertainment...

6/28/2019

article Housing authority considers casino for Las Vegas Moulin Rouge site
(Las Vegas) -- The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is the latest group to show serious interest in acquiring the old Moulin Rouge site in downtown Las Vegas,...

6/27/2019

article 9 scandals that rocked the gambling industry
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling has long been an activity for hopeful risk-takers willing to test their luck. But sometimes, deceitful bettors have tried taking luck out of the...
article Las Vegas’ Newest Bookie Derek Stevens Makes a Splash
(Las Vegas) -- If you have any interest in sports wagering and Las Vegas you should know the name Derek Stevens. You may have heard about him as the owner of The D Las...

6/25/2019

article Valley leaders excited about new projects, economy
(Las Vegas) -- As a UNLV professor touted the strengthening of the Las Vegas economy through 2020, development heads of the valley’s three cities touted projects...

6/24/2019

article All The Vegas Podcast: Downtown casino chief Derek Stevens
(Las Vegas) -- It’s not surprising to discover that Derek Stevens, the casino boss known to lay down big money on NCAA basketball tournament games and host rowdy...
article Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez Reunite at M Resort Spa Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Multi-platinum recording artist and international superstar Martin Nievera and prominent Filipina powerhouse vocalist Pops Fernandez announce Labor Day...

6/19/2019

article Operator of Dotty’s slot machine parlors may buy Moulin Rouge site
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada Restaurant Services Inc., operator of Dotty’s slot machine parlors, is interested in buying the vacant Moulin Rouge property near Bonanza...

6/17/2019

article Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency
(Las Vegas) -- Shania Twain is headed back to Sin City. The singing star has announced a Las Vegas residency called, "Let's Go!" The show will kick off...
article Shania Twain Sets Las Vegas Residency
(Las Vegas) -- Since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas seven years ago, Sin City has been invaded with contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to...

6/14/2019

article Steve Aoki rocks 8K at Fremont Street Experience
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Aoki’s favorite Fremont Street story is when he and a buddy dropped $500 along the casino promenade. Who among us has not been there? Show of hands?

6/13/2019

article Willie Nelson Announces Las Vegas Residency for 2019
(Las Vegas) -- Willie Nelson has announced that he will be headlining a limited Las Vegas residency engagement, Vegas on My Mind, in October of 2019.
article Steve Aoki’s DJ set under Fremont canopy leads downtown happenings
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Aoki will play a free DJ set at the Fremont Street Experience on Thursday night after the premiere of the light show on the canopy celebrating his...

6/12/2019

article Long shot St. Louis Blues cost sportsbooks by winning Stanley Cup
(Las Vegas) -- A party broke out on the streets of St. Louis after the Blues won their first Stanley Cup with a 4-1 road win over the Boston Bruins in Game 7 on...
article BLOG: Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Palms Casino Resort, known as ‘Palms’ is internationally recognised for its exceptional accommodations, high energy night life, and pools...
article Making off-the-menu bean curd rolls at Mr. Chow in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Senior chef tournant Cesar Laran has created secret bean curd rolls at Mr. Chow in Las Vegas. To make them, he rolls bean curd sheets around a filling of...

6/10/2019

article 'It was bound to happen': Machines are coming to the Vegas Strip — and they may take jobs
(Las Vegas) -- The coming of the machines is inevitable. And this city knows it. MGM Resorts International this year plans to install at Las Vegas resorts an unknown...
article Man wins $217K on 25-cent machine in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- A Texas man won a small fortune Sunday while playing a 25-cent Wheel of Fortune slot machine in downtown Las Vegas.

6/8/2019

article Las Vegas sportsbook director recounts life story in new book
(Las Vegas) -- When Chris Andrews was 25, he became the youngest sportsbook director in Nevada history. But his age belied his experience. Andrews had already earned the...

6/7/2019

article Sunday marks 10-year anniversary Fontainebleau bankruptcy
(Las Vegas) -- With the economy crashing in spring 2009, developers of the Fontainebleau gave their lenders a dire warning: Without more funds, the project will fail....
article Plaza hotel upgrades 100 rooms with new decor, Amazon Echo Dots
(Las Vegas) -- Starting in August, the Plaza hotel will offer 100 upgraded rooms and suites that come with energy efficiency updates, new decor and Amazon Echo Dots that...

6/6/2019

article Airlines and casinos stand to take a hit from China’s warning against traveling to the US
(Las Vegas) -- China’s warning about traveling in U.S. — the latest shot amid the worsening trade war — could pose a threat to some airlines and...
article Survey reveals best non-Vegas spots for bachelor, bachelorette parties
(Texas) -- Getting hitched soon and want to skip the pre-nuptials trip to Sin City? A new survey by VacationRenter named four U.S. cities worth visiting for a bachelor...

6/5/2019

article Diana Ross launches latest Las Vegas residency Wednesday, adds new engagement in August
(Las Vegas) -- Diana Ross kicks off her latest series of Las Vegas residency dates tonight at the Wynn resort and casino's Encore Theater. The six-show stand runs...

6/3/2019

article Plaza renovation another piece of Downtown’s renaissance pie
(Las Vegas) -- A trip to Fremont Street these days will offer views of the first ground-up casino to be built Downtown in decades. And while Derek Stevens’ Circa...
article Vintage Vegas: Ellis Island’s 90-year-old pit boss has seen it all
(Las Vegas) -- Pit boss Irving “Pete” Berger diligently walks around the table games area at Ellis Island monitoring the action with his hands clasped behind...
article Christina Aguilera debuts Las Vegas residency
(Las Vegas) -- Multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera debuted her Las Vegas residency "Christina Aguilera: The Xperience" over the weekend.
article Lionel Richie releasing Hello From Las Vegas this summer
(Las Vegas) -- Lionel Richie will release 'Hello From Las Vegas' on August 23. The iconic singer is set to take fans on a journey through his stunning five...
article Steve Aoki Debuts Worldwide Premiere of New Light Show at Fremont Street Experience
(Las Vegas) -- Fremont Street Experience, the six-block entertainment district located in historic Downtown Las Vegas, will host the official worldwide premiere of the...
article BLOG: Palms Facelift Includes 272 Foot Tall LED Mesh Wall Facing Strip
(Las Vegas) -- When I was at DSE a couple of months ago, I had a high room with a Strip and west view, and every morning I’d see off in the distance a huge LED...

6/1/2019

article Meek Mill Receives Apology From Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has issued an apology to Meek Mill. The rapper was denied entry to the hotel and casino last week, with security threatening...

5/31/2019

article Circa Sports ready to open sportsbook in downtown Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Golden Gate owner Derek Stevens has a few tricks up his sleeve when he opens his newly branded Circa Sportsbook Saturday morning. How about betting on a...
article Meek Mill Will Accept Apology From Cosmopolitan Hotel After Racism Claims
(Las Vegas) -- Meek Mill is no longer planning to sue the Cosmopolitan hotel. According to TMZ, the Las Vegas resort is planning to issue a public apology to the 32-year...

5/30/2019

article BLOG: Newly opened Arizona Downs worth the drive from Las Vegas
(Arizona) -- What kind of fool drives eight hours in a day to see horses run in circles? You are now reading the words of such a man. I couldn’t attend opening day...
article Las Vegas Strip, Tahoe casino winnings down in April
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling regulators say April was down month for Nevada casino winnings compared with a year ago, coming in under $1 billion for the first time since...
article 11 Oyster Bars To Try in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Sometime in the 1700s, essayist Jonathan Swift remarked, “He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” The oft-repeated line has lasted...

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