The improvements at the Plaza continue with a new entertainment offering. The historic downtown Las Vegas hotel and casino recently announced a new upgraded Luxe Room series. Now they’ve announced that longstanding comedy club and entertainment company, The Comedy Works, will bring nationally acclaimed standup comedians to the showroom at the Plaza Hotel & Casino.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Is The First Casino On the Vegas Strip To Implement Slot Ticket Donations For Charity The idea of donating leftover change from slot machine tickets isn’t new but it’s long overdue on the Vegas Strip. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas recently announced a new charitable giving offering. This platform
Last year, Wynn Resorts canceled massive expansion plans created by its namesake Steve Wynn. Machinery was already digging up the golf course to make way for Wynn Paradise Park when the team at Wynn decided to pull the plug.
As we recently discussed, most of the Las Vegas Strip casinos have updated their players clubs to be overall loyalty clubs for their customers. These newer loyalty programs reward customers for money spent throughout the casino and resort. The players club model only rewards players or gamblers.
Every year I take a summer vacation (I don’t like the word staycation) on the Vegas Strip. The week away from work gives me a chance to enjoy Vegas like a tourist instead of a resident. It’s like the good ole days when I was an east coaster making a semi-annual visit to my favorite
The NHL recently released the schedules for every team in the professional hockey league. Since their inception, the Vegas Golden Knights have drawn fans from all over the country. Las Vegas locals love their team that plays at T-Mobile Arena. Tourists plan trips to Las Vegas in part so they can see their favorite home
If you haven’t been to the Stratosphere in a while you’re in for a surprise. Earlier this year the “Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower” became “The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod.” Most people already called this tall casino The Strat so the name change shouldn’t be much of a shock. However, the name is just
It’s been a few years since we looked at the different casino loyalty clubs on the Vegas Strip. In 2015 these clubs were known as “players clubs” because they mostly awarded gamblers for their money spent in casinos. That’s not the case at most casinos today.
The Fremont Street Experience recently welcomed two of the most popular Electronic Dance Music (EDM) performers to grace their stages. The Chainsmokers and Steve Aoki both provided free concerts to launch their new Viva Vision shows at the Fremont Street Experience.
The Plaza Hotel & Casino continues to upgrade its guest experience with a $15 million renovation. The upgrades are transforming more than 100 hotel rooms and suites on the top floors of the North Tower. The new Luxe Rooms offer enhanced guest accommodations with a variety of new technology, energy efficiency, and décor upgrades.
When most people think of Las Vegas their minds immediately think about the bright lights and grand casino resorts on the Vegas Strip. That’s how I was when first visiting Las Vegas. There’s so much to do on the Vegas Strip that I didn’t even think about leaving the area.
MGM Resorts will be increasing resort fees at three of its Las Vegas hotels on August 1, 2019. This is a mandatory additional daily fee that a hotel charges in addition to the advertised price.
One of the best perks of being an upper tier member of Caesars Rewards (formerly Total Rewards) is access to their VIP lounge. Late last year, Caesars Entertainment renamed their famous Diamond Lounges as Laurel Lounges. In Las Vegas, these lounges offer complimentary (kinda, more on that shortly) beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and snacks like
SLS Las Vegas is coming to the end of a $100 million property-wide renovation. The most recent upgrade at the hotel-casino is the addition of Casbar. The new 24-hour lounge features unique craft cocktails and seating areas perfect for keeping an eye the action from the casino floor. The new lounge compliments the renovations on
The Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood has been home many residencies in recent years. They recently welcomed Christina Aguilera to Las Vegas. Her new residency show is called “Christina Aguilera: The Xperience.”
Las Vegas doesn’t need a reason to party. Every day and every night in Las Vegas is a celebration for someone. However, Las Vegas as a whole never lets an excuse to amplify the fun pass it by. Celebrating the July 4th in Las Vegas is a party on top of a party.
One of the most overlooked accommodations in Las Vegas is individual hotels within larger casino-resorts. These individual hotel towers are usually away from the action of the main casino and hotel but have easy access to the fun. These boutique hotels often have a different level of services and separate amenities. Being away from
Linq Casino and Hotel has seen a lot of changes since it was the Imperial Palace. The property opened as The Quad in 2012 before becoming The Linq in 2014. The name has seemingly changed again. It’s now known as “The LINQ Experience + Casino.”
The sportsbooks at Caesars Palace and The Linq might look different the next time you visit Las Vegas. Recent partnerships with Turner/Bleacher Report and ESPN call for additions at each property. Caesars Palace recently debuted a Bleacher Report themed broadcast studio. Next year, The Linq will open a broadcast studio for ESPN.
The Cromwell is one of the best casinos for gamblers on the Vegas Strip. They recently reminded me that they’re also a great place for day drinkers visiting Las Vegas. On May 9, they tweeted about a price drop for their drink specials.