The Gold Coast is one of the casinos I spent a lot of time when I first started visiting Las Vegas. While the property has changed a lot over the years (RIP Cortez Room), the Gold Coast is relatively similar. It’s still an affordable casino-hotel that’s a great entry point to Las Vegas.
Las Vegas is many things to many people. Sometimes it’s many things to one person. While I enjoy the high-end casino-resorts, sometimes I just want to be in the mix on the Vegas Strip.
SLS Las Vegas was sold to the Meruelo Group in 2017. After purchasing the property, owner Alex Meruelo announced a variety of renovations and upgrades for the property. While the first phase of changes was winding down in 2019, Merulo announced that SLS Las Vegas will be renamed Sahara Las Vegas. The reinvention of Sahara
There’s plenty of free time at home while being quarantined in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. Why not put that time to good use and practice playing casino games? Practicing your gambling skills could help make you a better gambler with a better chance of walking away from a table as a
I’ve visited every casino on the Vegas Strip over the years. I’ve stayed at many, but not all, hotels in the tourist corridor. Last year I had multiple friends stay at Aria and I visited more often than any year since I moved to Las Vegas. Although I’ve never slept at Aria, I’ve seen the
It’s time to look at some of the highlights of Park MGM. We’ve been covering the transformation of Monte Carlo to Park MGM since 2017(!). In early 2018 MGM Resorts said the property was officially Park MGM even though construction wasn’t complete. The majority of the renovations to Park MGM were complete by the end
In 2017, it became legal to use recreational marijuana in Las Vegas. You can call it by its technical name “cannabis” or its most popular slang “weed.” You can call it whatever name floats your boat. However, you can’t buy or use it anywhere you want. We’ll dive into where you can buy and use
Caesars is one of the most popular casino companies in America. They have casinos in 14 different states. After the merger with Eldorado Resorts is completed, Caesars will have upwards of 60 casinos around the country. Even with casinos shut down, analysts still expect the deal to happen. All of these casinos are a way
Las Vegas is constantly reinventing itself. Sin City has been more than just a place to gamble for decades. In fact, non-gaming revenue has been greater than revenue from gambling for about 20 years. We’re always looking to see what the future holds for Las Vegas.
An important part of the fun of visiting Las Vegas is still gambling. Between the complimentary drinks and action on the table or machine, there are plenty of good times. I’ve gone through the ringer trying to find my favorite casino game(s). When I first started visiting casinos I played blackjack because it’s a simple
Rampart Casino in Summerlin is attached to the J.W. Marriott. It’s not the first casino people think of when planning a trip to Las Vegas but that could change with a new change to the casino bar. In February, Rampart Casino opened the first Buffalo Bar. This is a bar dedicated to Buffalo slot games.
This blog usually focuses on fun things to see and do in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, there’s currently a worldwide pandemic with the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This is affecting everyone around the world. Stay in touch with local news and authorities to see how your community is dealing with this.
We try to keep you up to date on the hotel partnerships with Las Vegas casinos. These alliances are a great tool to use when looking for a discount or complimentary room. These loyalty partnerships are an excellent supplement for traditional casino players clubs. Unlike some of the Las Vegas casino loyalty programs, you can
Forbes Travel Guide recently released its 2020 Star Awards. This is usually a good reference for some of the best restaurants, hotels, and spas around the world. This year there are a record 107 new Five-Star awards on the list. In total there are 1,898 Star-Rated properties in 73 countries. You can see the full
The Cosmopolitan is bringing back one of their most popular family activities for 2020. The resort will once again transform its 65-foot digital marquee into a movie screen. This will be the tenth season year the Cosmopolitan will offer Dive In Movies during the late Spring and throughout the summer.
There are new attractions opening in Las Vegas regularly. We try to keep up with everything new but sometimes it’s useful to look at the timeless attractions in Las Vegas. Thankfully, there are still plenty of popular attractions that have stood the test of time.
Las Vegas continues to build on the moniker of being the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” There’s some kind of new show, residency or concert announced almost daily. It’s difficult to keep track but we’re doing our best to offer both entertainment updates along with other Las Vegas news and tips.
We live in a society of convenience. Whether it’s ordering food or visiting the Department of Motor Vehicles, we simply want to access everything quickly and easily. Casinos are a little behind most businesses when it comes to efficiency but they’ve been slowly catching up.
The transformation from the Stratosphere to The Strat is finally complete. The multi-year overhaul of the casino and resort started in 2018. Much of the work to the property was visible throughout the year. The culmination of the renovation was marked by a star-studded celebration in mid-January 2020.