New owner at SLS Las Vegas

Friday, 20 April 2018 by Blog Category: Downtown - Old Vegas and Everything Vegas.

The Nevada Gaming Commission has approved the ownership transfer of SLS Las Vegas to The Meruelo Group. The casino-hotel built on the bones of the Saraha was previously owned by Stockbridge Capital Group. The Meruelo Group adds the 1,616-room, three-tower resort-casino, including the W Las Vegas to its casino holdings which include the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV.
 

This summer the free concert series at the Fremont Street Experience returns once again. The mall of casinos has free entertainment all year ‘round but the summer series takes the entertainment to another level. The summer concert series brings nationally touring bands that you’d typically pay to see. Instead, you can see the bands for free during a beautiful Vegas night.
 

Last year, Golden Entertainment purchased the Stratosphere and three other casinos for $850 million. If Golden Entertainment doesn’t ring a bell, then maybe PT’s Pub does. They’re the parent company of taverns all over the state of Nevada.
 

Multi-platinum recording artist Gwen Stefani is heading to the Las Vegas Strip for her first exclusive headlining residency show. The show, “Gwen Stefani – Just a Girl,” will take place at the Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood beginning Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
 

What are resort fees in Las Vegas?

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Hotel resort fees have been in the news a lot this year. Just about every hotel operator in Las Vegas is raising this mandatory nightly fee. The advertised price of a hotel room isn’t the actual price you’ll pay for the room. There’s now a little math involved with putting together the actual nightly cost of a hotel room in Las Vegas.
 

What is Kind Heaven Las Vegas?

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

When The Linq promenade first opened in 2014 there was a unique Asian Market concept called F.A.M.E. The complex included the fantastic Fuku Burger among other Asian dining options. The idea never took off and F.A.M.E. closed in 2015.
 

Pool Season and Dayclubs in Vegas

Thursday, 29 March 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

It may still be snowing on the east coast, but pool season is already underway in Las Vegas! Truthfully, pool season never really ends in Las Vegas. Some casinos actually keep their pools open throughout the year. However, there are probably more casinos that close their pools when you look beyond the big Vegas Strip casinos.
 

Keeping up with eSports in Las Vegas

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

The popularity of esports around the world has been growing rapidly. It’s currently close to a nearly billion dollar business around the world. In brief, esports is competitive video game competitions. Yes, people compete individually or as teams in video games and other people watch them participate in events.
 

Renovated hotel rooms on the Vegas Strip

Thursday, 22 March 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

We’ve been highlighting hotel room renovations taking place off the Vegas Strip. However, these aren’t the only new hotel rooms available in Las Vegas. A wide variety of casino-resorts on the Vegas Strip are upgrading their hotel rooms. Caesars Entertainment might have the most lofty renovation plans. They’re n the middle of a major hotel room renovation that will touch all of their Vegas Strip properties. Sorry, Rio isn’t part of this plan.
 

Comedy Cellar opening soon at the Rio

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Great news for comedy lovers visiting Las Vegas. After 36 years of selling out every show, the Comedy Cellar will be opening their first west location this April at the Rio. This is a welcome addition to a city that is rich in almost all forms of entertainment. A mid-sized venue for national touring comedians is much needed and hopefully, the new Comedy Cellar will do the trick.
 

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