So, you’ve been to Las Vegas a lot over the years and you’re looking for something different. Well, it looks like you’ll find that at the Flamingo next year.
 
“RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!” opens in late January inside the theater that used to be home to Donny & Marie at the Flamingo. This won’t be another show on the Vegas Strip that looks like every other show.
 

New Bartop Games In Vegas

Friday, 04 October 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas and Gaming.

Many visitors in Las Vegas enjoy gambling at a casino bar. One of the many reasons to gamble at a bar is that drink service is usually quicker than on the casino floor. Even with new(ish) added drink monitoring systems the complimentary drinks can still flow quickly as long as you’re playing video poker, keno, and on the rare occasion slot machines.
 

Luxury Majestic Non-Gaming Resort Coming Las Vegas

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

There are always big plans for Las Vegas. Majestic Las Vegas is the latest project announced for Sin City. We have a while before it is scheduled to open. The new non-gaming luxury hotel is set to see its first guests in 2023.
 

3 Great Cigar Bars On The Vegas Strip

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Visiting Las Vegas is sometimes about enjoying a life that you don’t normally live. Before moving to Las Vegas I often used my trips Las Vegas to explore living above my means for a day or two. My friends and I would often take one night to live above our means.
 

Happy Place at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, Happy Place opens at Mandalay Bay. This self-described “interactive, immersive pop-up experience” has been called “the most Instagrammable pop-up in America” by Urban Daddy. It’s entirely possible this is a fitting tagline for Happy Place.
 

NFR 2019 Las Vegas

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

The National Finals Rodeo (NFR) is as much a part of Las Vegas as any event that takes place during the year. There used to be a quiet period after Thanksgiving until Christmas day when I first started to visit Las Vegas.
 

A Closer Look At The Miracle Mile Shops

Thursday, 19 September 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

I recently visited the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood for the first time in a while. I visit Planet Hollywood pretty often but don’t venture too deep into the shops. This recent visit was to meet some friends for lunch at Nacho Daddy, so I walked through the mall just to check out the scene.
 

What goes on at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds?

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

The Las Vegas Festival Grounds has been an underutilized plot of land for MGM Resorts (That could change next year if the rumors are true). That’s starting to change with multiple events happening in the second half of 2019. The multipurpose outdoor venue is across the street from Sahara on the southwest corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Blvd.
 

Park MGM Still Coming Together

Thursday, 12 September 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

The transformation of Monte Carlo to Park MGM was supposed to be finished by the end of 2018. NoMad, Eataly, and the new nightlife venue On The Record all opened just as the year ended.
 

Vegas Casino Loyalty Club Updates

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Being a member of a casino loyalty or players club is a great way to get lower complimentary or discounted hotel rooms in Las Vegas. We recently looked at the casino loyalty clubs on the Vegas Strip for anyone interested in receiving rewards from their favorite casinos. Since that post, there’s been some news for the largest loyalty clubs in Las Vegas and around the US.
 
 
 
 
 

Breweries Downtown Las Vegas

Thursday, 05 September 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas and Nightlife.

Las Vegas is slowly becoming a beer city. Local breweries and craft beer bars have been popping up all over Las Vegas for the past five years or so. Downtown Las Vegas is home to five breweries and there are two more tap rooms coming soon.
 

The Vegas Strip Is Rockin’!

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Rock bands are taking over the Vegas Strip! The latest rock band to announce a Las Vegas residency is a name from the 1980s that should sound familiar. Foreigner will be taking over the Las Vegas Strip in 2020 for a 10 show limited engagement. Their exclusive headlining residency show will take place at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian.
 

Save More By Avoiding Vegas Conventions

Thursday, 29 August 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

There’s no bad time to visit Las Vegas. However, some days may be better than others. Weekends in Las Vegas can be some of the most fun times in Sin City. There are lots of people visiting and just about every venue has an artist – residency or otherwise – performing. The buzz after an amazing weekend in Las Vegas can’t be matched.
 

Updates at the Venetian Pool

Tuesday, 27 August 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

The Venetian is always upgrading, expanding, and renovating. We’re going to look at the new pool deck today. Soon we’ll look at the new entertainment venue that’s being built behind the existing casino-resort. For the time being, you can read about The Sphere which should open next year.
 

The improvements at the Plaza continue with a new entertainment offering. The historic downtown Las Vegas hotel and casino recently announced a new upgraded Luxe Room series. Now they’ve announced that longstanding comedy club and entertainment company, The Comedy Works, will bring nationally acclaimed standup comedians to the showroom at the Plaza Hotel & Casino.
 

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Is The First Casino On the Vegas Strip To Implement Slot Ticket Donations For Charity
 
The idea of donating leftover change from slot machine tickets isn’t new but it’s long overdue on the Vegas Strip. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas recently announced a new charitable giving offering. This platform is now available on all 12 ticket redemption machines on the casino floor.
 

Coming Soon To Wynn Las Vegas

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Last year, Wynn Resorts canceled massive expansion plans created by its namesake Steve Wynn. Machinery was already digging up the golf course to make way for Wynn Paradise Park when the team at Wynn decided to pull the plug.
 

Downtown Las Vegas Players Clubs

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas and Gaming.

As we recently discussed, most of the Las Vegas Strip casinos have updated their players clubs to be overall loyalty clubs for their customers. These newer loyalty programs reward customers for money spent throughout the casino and resort. The players club model only rewards players or gamblers.
 

What to expect at Harrah’s Las Vegas

Thursday, 08 August 2019 by Blog Category: Everything Vegas.

Every year I take a summer vacation (I don’t like the word staycation) on the Vegas Strip. The week away from work gives me a chance to enjoy Vegas like a tourist instead of a resident. It’s like the good ole days when I was an east coaster making a semi-annual visit to my favorite city outside of New York.
 

The NHL recently released the schedules for every team in the professional hockey league. Since their inception, the Vegas Golden Knights have drawn fans from all over the country. Las Vegas locals love their team that plays at T-Mobile Arena. Tourists plan trips to Las Vegas in part so they can see their favorite home team play in Sin City.
 

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