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When A Blogger Gets In Bed With PR

Ever wonder what happens when a blogger gets in bed with Vegas PR? This. Geotagged inside the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, this is... » continue


Caption Sam Nazarian

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The Neat Fee

This is the era of outrageous fees and creative ways to nickel and dime patrons. After the uproar of resort fees, we ceded to the... » continue


VIMFP: The Schedule

The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic is an event we (me and the Admiral, along with our host property player partners) put on every year.... » continue


Vegas Eats Preview: Bazaar at SLS Las Vegas

SLS Las Vegas is opening in less than 10 days and wallpapering the world with PR that states that the restaurants they are importing from... » continue


SLS Approved For Gaming License, Nazarian Firewalled

In a page directly from Martin Scorcese's adaptation of Nicholas Pileggi's Casino, SLS Las Vegas was granted an unrestricted gaming license by the Nevada Gaming... » continue


THEpoll: Should Derek Buy Out The Riviera?

Should Derek Stevens Buy Out The Riviera? The ground at the Northern end of the Strip is rumbling with the sounds of bums rushing in with... » continue


Wynn Breaks Ground On Succession Plan

Wynn Resorts Ltd. has granted CNN the opportunity to interview Steve Wynn's #2 Chief Operating Officer Linda Chen. Ms. Chen delightfully pledges her respect and admiration... » continue


Facebook Down? myVegas Not Working? Don't Panic. We've Got Your Free Stuff, Right Here.

The internet-based narcissism engine social media website "Facebook" crashed today, taking down with it the data miner social gaming platform "myVegas". As most of you... » continue


Did You Know That Casino Player Cards Come With Hole Punches in Various Locations?

We all love gambling when we're in Vegas and we certainly love being rewarded for our gambling by way of our membership in players clubs.... » continue


Ship It: SLS To Get A FedEx

Yesterday we shared a video showing all of SLS' interior signage set to an annoying soundtrack. It has since been deleted from the Facebook...... » continue


Video: The International Under Construction

Check out this amazing video of The International Hotel & Casino under construction in 1969, as Elvis Presley signs his contract to perform at the... » continue


Downtown Grand Reshuffles Executive Deck

Having most of its blood spilled into a sea of desperation, Downtown Grand has brought in a Chex mix of seasoned executives to help right... » continue


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 pic.twitter.com/zzyTGEIpEV— 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


THEendofanera

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


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