5 things to do in Vegas when you don’t gamble

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

The average trip to Las Vegas lasts almost two and a half days according to the most recent Las Vegas Visitors Profile from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The same study shows that the average visitor only spent about an hour and a half gambling during that time.
 

Budgets and Vegas vacations

Thursday, 10 May 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Every year the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) releases a visitor profile of the people that made trips to Las Vegas during throughout the year. The profile does 300 in-person interviews every month. You can probably deduce that the visitor profile encompasses only 3,600 people. This is just a small fraction of the 42 million people who visited Las Vegas in 2017.
 

We’re going to go inside the job today. Every week I receive updated Las Vegas show listings from different casinos. If I write about shows it’s usually because there’s something new or an interesting theme.
 
For some reason, all of the shows at Caesars Entertainment properties stood out this week. Not only are there a lot of shows but there’s a wide variety in the types of shows. This should help if you’re looking for some ideas on things to do on your next visit to Las Vegas.
 

Caesars Resorts in Dubai

Friday, 04 May 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas and Gaming.

We typically keep this blog to the news in Las Vegas, things to do when visiting, and ways to get the most bang for the buck when in town. Today will be a little different but at the end of the day, everything comes back to Las Vegas.
 

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is a first-of-its-kind location based multi-sensory interactive adventure that takes place in a galaxy far, far away. The new virtual reality (VR) experience is now open at the Grand Canal Shoppes inside the Venetian. Tickets are on sale now, beginning with a 10 am showing.
 

Virgin Hotels coming to Las Vegas

Friday, 27 April 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

After seemingly years of rumors, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been sold. The most recent rumor had Virgin Hotels purchasing the Hard Rock. This rumor was also confirmed when Virgin Hotels announced the purchase at the end of March. Don’t worry, the Hard Rock isn’t going away just yet.
 

Free Cirque du Soleil Tours

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

The Beatles Love is one of the most popular Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas history. Nearly nine million guests have seen the show since it opened at The Mirage in 2006. Whether they’re fans of The Beatles or Cirque du Soleil, many of those nearly nine million guests have seen the show more than once.
 

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.
 

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