Restaurant Business Online has been releasing a list of the Top 100 Independent Restaurants in America since 2014. This is a twist on the normal restaurant lists you often see. This is an industry trade magazine and not entirely intended for consumers. The list isn’t based on the food or anyone’s particular experience at the restaurants. The data used does show how popular these restaurants are.
Las Vegas isn’t what it used to be and neither are the people visiting. Visitors today are looking for maximum entertainment. That could mean using the same space for more than one thing. Caesars Entertainment, the owner of The Linq Casino and Promenade, announced the intended addition of Fly Linq. In addition to eating, drinking, shopping, and gambling you’ll now be able to fly above the crowd.
The Voice: Neon Dreams is opening at the Hard Rock in the spring of 2018. This will be more than just a concert or show. The Voice: Neon Dreams is billed as an innovative concert experience. The show will be the continuation of the musical journey for some of the show’s hottest contestants.
Las Vegas has a lot of everything for anyone visiting. Well, almost everything. The standup comedy scene is a little light for serious fans of comedy. The Mirage is the one casino in Las Vegas that regularly caters to an audience who enjoys comedians. Their Aces of Comedy series brings some of the most popular comedians to Las Vegas for at least a weekend of shows. Some of the comedians return every few weeks or months and throughout the year.
We haven’t seen a lot of new attractions at Excalibur lately. I think it’s good time to highlight the new “Ultimate 4-D Experience” that just opened at the casino. SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment is the special effects brains behind this new theater. They’re one of the biggest companies that specialize in building cinematic attractions like 4-D Theaters. The Ultimate 4-D Experience features a dynamic theme park quality queue experience complete with cinematic lighting and music to build excitement for each film.
After the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) I tipped you off on what the casino of the future could look like. Recent announcements of new esports gambling and new skill based games at multiple casinos show that the operators are looking to the future. Unfortunately, they’ll be in separate casinos for the time being. That’s okay, we’re on the way to the future and we can catch a preview right now.
Ever since moving to Las Vegas I’ve been hearing that the Las Vegas 51’s would be moving to the Summerlin area. Well, the move was finally made official and the team will be leaving downtown Las Vegas after the 2018 season.
The casino floor is always changing in Las Vegas. If you don’t visit Las Vegas often the changes are noticeable with new games, machines, and other amenities. There’s a new advancement hitting Las Vegas casinos that you may not notice right away. However, this new tech it will offer more convenience to your visit.
The Venetian and The Palazzo are marketed as separate properties but treated as one by operator, Las Vegas Sands. Together the hotel has more than 7,000 suites and approximately 35 restaurants. Restaurants change often at The Venetian, so there may be a more or less open when you read this.
You may not have noticed this but Las Vegas casinos have been changing over the past couple of years. After spending a week with gaming manufacturers and casino operators I can say that changes will continue with a similar but new vision for the casino floor. The future is always changing but I heard some interesting thoughts on casino floors may look like in the future.
The Global Gaming Expo (AKA G2E) was just in Las Vegas. This is an annual gathering for the casino business. There’s a lot happening throughout the week but the most interesting part of the conference takes place on the expo floor. This is where casino game manufacturers show off their newest products.
When I first started gambling I never thought that I’d play Bingo. It’s always been a game for the old people. I’m older but not quite as old as the avid Bingo player. Shortly after moving to Las Vegas I was invited to play Bingo on a random midweek night at Red Rock Casino. I was promised a couple of drinks and fun time hanging out. Ya know what? That first time playing Bingo was weird and delivered on the promise of fun.
Casino players clubs and slot clubs have changed a lot over the years. These clubs were originally designed to only reward gamblers. Spending has changed a lot for visitors in Las Vegas. The casino clubs have had to update their system to appropriately reward customers.
Wallet Hub recently did some research to prove that Las Vegas is the most fun city in America. Like me, you were probably thinking ”duh” when you read that. Of course, Las Vegas is the most fun city in America! You can eat, drink, and gamble 24 hours a day. You can also enjoy the shows, nightclubs, and so much more. This is all just another night in Las Vegas.
My dad has always been a car guy. He could name the year, make, and model of just about any car in sight when I was growing up. It was certainly impressive but it wasn’t something that I took to. I’ve always known that there are many car enthusiasts around the country.
MGM Resorts International recently started a new customer loyalty program in appreciation of active and veteran military personnel and their spouses. The new program is called Military & Veterans Program (MVP for short).
The majority of people who visit Las Vegas start their experience with the Vegas Strip. The huge casinos can take multiple vacations and many years to explore. Casinos on the Vegas Strip are massive. Many offer enough amenities that you’d need for an entire vacation under one roof. Most of these large casinos offer multiple bars and lounges to enjoy a drink.
Every casino in Las Vegas has at least one place to grab a drink. Most casinos on the Vegas Strip have many multiple bars because the resorts are so large. That’s not always the case in downtown Las Vegas where the casinos are older and smaller. Some casinos only have one or two bars.