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Vegas Eats Preview: Cleo at SLS Las Vegas

SLS Las Vegas is opening in August and wallpapering the world with PR that states that the restaurants they are importing from Los Angeles are,... » continue

Even More SLS Interior Signage

Sign geeks - here's a set of SLS interior signage set to loud pop music. Thanks Mac!... » continue

Wynn and Encore: Paradise Regained

A little over three years ago, I had an experience that made me lose my faith in the promise of Wynn and Encore. Marilyn... » continue

Ballys Grand Bazaar Construction Update

I rolled by the Bally's Grand Bazaar marketplace thingy recently, my first visit since construction started. It looks even worse than I thought it... » continue

Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 4 - Finale)

For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian,... » continue

Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 3)

For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian,... » continue

Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 2)

For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian,... » continue

Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 1)

For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian,... » continue

News Brief's For July 18, 2014

Harmon Demolition Crews Mistakenly Construct Defect-Free Harmon Construction workers tasked with demolishing the defective Harmon hotel tower have instead built a defect-free facsimile of the high-rise... » continue

Vegas Gang #111: Downtown Grand, AC, Caesars, Linq, Quad and IGT

On the latest episode of The Vegas Gang podcast discuss Downtown Grand's slow demise, epic contraction in Atlantic City casino market, Caesars LTD Inc. financial... » continue

The Next Big Thing

After the early aughts building boom limped to its inevitable, sad conclusions - botched construction, bankruptcies, postponements, fire sales and abandonments - the thought that... » continue

The Harmon Demolition

The demolition of the Harmon Hotel at CityCenter is in high gear. The entire curtain wall of the western side of the building had been... » continue

The Best Western Premier Downtown Grand

VT reader @dicerunner21 noticed something about the rooms at Downtown Grand. In room Best Western cups at @downtowngrandlv— DiceRunner (@DiceRunner21) July 10, 2014 I've been in... » continue

A Note Of Thanks

We received this email yesterday and thought that we should share it with you - the amazing VT community - for making a difference. VT, I am... » continue

Top 1 Places To Buy A Dr. Evil Suit In Las Vegas

How many times have you been walking down The Strip and thought to yourself, "Hrm, that fake mountain obscuring the hotel tower podium would make... » continue

VegasEats: $1.99 Foot Long Hot Dog at Casino Royale Snack Nook

Immediately after leaving Giada, I headed north on the Strip, strolling through The Linq and then the Quad, where I stopped at the door of... » continue

Check Out All Hamburgers!!

A few weeks ago, MissMonkay fired up the YouTube on the AppleTV and said... you "GOTTA WATCH THIS VIDEO!". Usually, when she says something... » continue

SLS: 800 Degrees Interiors Unveiled

SLS Las Vegas is opening in roughly six weeks and by now, thanks to VT's VP of Research Mac78130, you've got a pretty good idea... » continue

VegasEats: Giada at The Cromwell

While trapped in a tipped-over tactor trailer traffic tangle deep in the dusty desert, the message arrived. "Bad news. Called to see if they... » continue

It's BBQ Season. Be Careful Out There.

You. Yes, you. You are a Las Vegas expert. Your mere presence here confirms it. You've sought out this community for news and information, but... » continue

VegasEats: Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The Quad

Guy Fieri is the Ed Hardy of TV food personalities. Much like the immensely popular - yet supremely hated - fashion brand, Fieri has gained a... » continue

King Diamond at HOB November 1, 2014

Speaking of grim caverns of suffering, the legendary Danish metal trailblazer King Diamond will make his triumphant return to Las Vegas on November 1st 2014,... » continue

Cosmopolitan's Latest Building Wrap Is INCREDIBLE

Move over Bill's Doody, there is a new game in town. But first, how about a big internet standing ovation to the all-star who managed to... » continue

Check Out The Center Bar at SLS!

Remember when we saw the photo of the numbered LED panels being installed over the cockeyed casino bar at SLS a few weeks ago? ... » continue

Congratulations Cromwell Founder Donnymac66!

VT superduper friend and reader #2, donnymac66 shared with us an award he's received from The Cromwell, celebrating his being one of the first people... » continue

Pencil: Wynn Red Card Offer

We've been tracking offers from the chocolate curve lately, always finding friendly presentation of fuzzy numbers. Late last week VT mastermind MissMonkay received yet another offer... » continue

Life Is Beautiful Promo, Line Up Revealed

The second Live is Beautiful festival, scheduled for October 24, 25 & 26 (the weekend after our Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic) has announced their... » continue

The New Treasure Island

In a strange way, plunder and pillage truly is the theme of Treasure Island. For long time fans of Las Vegas, the slow, steady, ongoing, ghettoification... » continue

THEpoll: What is This?

What is this? You tell us.... what is this? Backstage at a recent Doobie Brothers concert in San Diego Andrea's Latest Shrimp Dish An Unsuccessful Vegan... » continue

Even More SLS Interior Photos!

The hits keep coming, thanks to SLS Las Vegas / SBE Entertainment Design and Construction Manager Joseph Sharaf's delicious Instagram account. Do you remember when we... » continue

SLS: The Slots and Tables Have Arrived

The slots and table games have arrived on the SLS Las Vegas' casino floor. Speaking of deliveries, when does Sam Nazarian's gaming license arrive?... » continue


Revolutionary, confusing, brilliant. In a city of hotels, it wasn't just a hotel, and it wasn't the hotel... it was THEhotel. Sayonara THE. Let's us hope... » continue

See This Amazing Vegas Video Shot By A Drone

Check out this incredible video shot from a drone flying over the center strip Las Vegas, being controlled from a terrace suite at Cosmopolitan. Peekaboo: the... » continue

Vegas Eats Preview: Umami Burger at SLS Las Vegas

SLS Las Vegas is opening in August and wallpapering the world with PR that states that they are importing from Los Angeles are like awesome.... » continue

Casino Heist: SLS Rips Off Cosmopolitan's 'Seduction'

By now, you've definitely seen Cosmopolitan's lobby pillar video show "Seduction" - wherein naked bodies writhe behind frosted glass. Well, the smarty pants rip off artists... » continue

Inside The Encore Sky Casino

The Encore Sky Casino is one of the most top secret high-limit gaming parlors in all of Las Vegas, uber private gaming parlors reserved for... » continue

The Cosmopolitan's Curiously Cracked Tub Stopper Tip

As "Pro Tips" go, this one’s a bit obscure, but bear with me. Every time - every single time - I have stayed at the... » continue

El Cortez To Unveil Jackie Gaughan Memorial June 17

El Cortez has announced that they will be unveiling a memorial to gaming legend Jackie Gaughan, who passed away in March. The memorial will... » continue

Pencil: The Math of The Wynn June Offer

It has been about four years since me and MissMonkay and I have stayed at Wynn and even longer for Encore. Between the club... » continue

Wynn Poker Wishes You Bad Luck Or Short Change

Earlier this week, Wynn Poker sent out a promo to one of their poker tournaments which violates one of the basic tenets of gambling advertising. But... » continue

No Bull: Britney's Sister Performing at Gilley's

Move over mechanical Mary, there is a new bull at Gilley's - Ashley Simpson Trace Cyrus Hayley Duff Jamie Lynn Spears. Jaime Lynn Spears, sister of... » continue

Cromwell Drops Pants And Rates

The Cromwell, home of the newest (and sexiest?) hotel rooms on The Strip have dropped their rack rates. Before opening, Cromwell was asking $249 and up... » continue

Attention All Vegas Night Club DJ's!

Attention all Vegas DJ's, are you sick and tired of DJ Mau5Hat getting all of the headlines.... not to mention the super models, the money... » continue

Editorial: Ralph, Al, Donald and Adolf

VT superfriend JeffInOkc is back with another incredibly thought provoking editorial. Take it away Jeff! - ED - - - A few weeks ago I... » continue

Truth In Advertising Dept.: The Voodoo Zipline

The VooDoo Zipline at Rio opened recently, sending riders flying over the excitement of The Strip. The Zipline isn't a real zipline, but instead... » continue

THEpoll: The Poll of Polls

THEpoll: The Poll of Polls We couldn't decide which poll subject to post this week, so we're asking you to decide which one we should have... » continue

The Executives: It's Nobody's Default But Mine

Investors in Caesars Entertainment's House of Cards have begun circling in the water, filing a notice of default against the company, part of a larger... » continue

Vegas Gang #110 : SLS, Cosmo, Dan Lee, Downtown Grand and more...

On episode #110 of the Vegas Gang Podcast the gang goes long hard and deep on a ton of casino business including a horse beating... » continue

SLS Las Vegas Joins Hilton HHonors Program

SLS Las Vegas has joined Hilton Hotels' Hilton HHonors program under a newly launched sub brand called Curio (unrelated to the new gift shop... » continue

How Much Does Your Las Vegas Hotel Room Really Cost?

Have you ever wondered how much your hotel room is going to cost? This isn't a joke, I'm serious! From the time you... » continue

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