Park MGM is official, so now what?

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Just like that…Monte Carlo became Park MGM.
It feels as though we’ve been writing about the conversion of Monte Carlo to Park MGM forever. The renovations have been slow and will continue through the rest of the year. However, the name of the casino has changed and so have many of the venues inside.

49th Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, 25 May 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas and Gaming.

The 49th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) is upon us! The WSOP is one of the longest-running poker series of tournaments. Cards go up in the air for the first tournament on May 29. Events on the schedule for the 2018 tournament at the Rio include a tournament festival consisting of a comprehensive slate of the game’s most popular poker variations.

5 things to do under $25 on the Vegas strip

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

The Vegas Strip is one of the busiest tourist areas in the world. Like most touristy locations the prices of everything can be higher than anyone sees at home. Many visitors understand this and plan appropriately. Budgeting for a vacation is never fun so hopefully, we can help.

There’s always something new happening in Las Vegas. Today we want to look at three very different new things to see and places to visit Las Vegas this summer.

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.