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Introducing the Trippies Class of 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, Introducing the Trippies Class of 2017. Congratulations to all the winners! ... » continue

Sayonara Wynn Nightlife Social Media History

On January 1st the social media accounts of all of Wynn Las Vegas' nightlife venues deleted all of their previous posts. For xsample: XS... » continue

Sayonara Bellagio Table Game Canopies

We've recently received a tip that MGM Resorts International have begun removing the cloth canopies above the table games inside of Bellagio's casino. Not only have... » continue

Trippies 2017 Webcast Live This Saturday!

Ladies and germs, Just wanted to give y'all a heads up that we will be announcing the winners of the 2017 Trippies Best (and Worst) of... » continue

Some Thoughts About Alon

Alon management released a statement and the above rendering in response to the news that Crown Limited was withdrawing from further investment in the project. The... » continue

Crown Pulls Out Of Alon

Crown Resorts, as part of a major restructuring, announced that they have decided not to move forward with the Alon project. The Board has resolved not... » continue

The Lucky Dragon Photo Safari

VT reader Waffle was at Lucky Dragon's soft-opening and was super nice enough to take us on a little photo safari of the brand new... » continue

The Trippies 2017 Nomination Phase Is Now Open

Each and every November for the last eleven years, VegasTripping has asked its readers (you) to tell us what their favorite and least favorite Vegas... » continue

LA Times Talks Lucky Dragon

The L.A. Times' David Pierson has a profile of the forthcoming China-themed Lucky Dragon hotel and casino. Read it here. Lucky Dragon, though tiny... » continue

MGM Resorts Increases Resort Fees YET AGAIN

The lovely, thoughtful and caring executives in charge of MGM Resorts International are yet again raising their resort fees. All rooms booked starting November... » continue

Vegas Gang #133 : Live at #VIMFP With Norm! Clarke

Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the marquee moment of The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic, The Vegas Gang Podcast with special guest Norm Clarke. Stream, download,... » continue

VegasTripping Ep. 27 - Match Game - Live From VIMFP

Ep. 27 - Match Game - Live from VIMFP Live from the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic Main Event in The Showroom at The D Las... » continue

Vegas Gang! at #VIMFP! With! Norm! Clarke!

The Vegas Gang is truly excited to announce that our interview guest at the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic's Main Event will be the one... » continue

Confirmed: Alon Isn't Dead

Every two weeks, someone from the Internet's peanut gallery sends me a thinly researched story that contains some kind of variation on the theme that... » continue

E. Parry Thomas, Icon

E. Parry Thomas passed today at the age of 95. Mr. Thomas was one of the true icons of Las Vegas history, financing and facilitating the... » continue

ālon: Coming Soonish

ālon, the forthcoming resort from Andrew Pascal (CEO of ālon leisure, CEO of Playstudios - the folks who make My Vegas Facebook thing - and... » continue

Rip Van Resorts World Wakes Up

Good news guys... Resorts World Las Vegas has FINALLY finished paving their parking garage - 69.71 weeks later since the last time they posted any... » continue

#VIMFP: The Afterparty Headliner is...

Ladies and gentlemonsters, VegasTripping and VegasMate for iOS in conjunction with The D Las Vegas and Downtown Las Vegas Event Center is proud to announce that... » continue

See The Venetian's New Retro Commercial

The Venetian Las Vegas has released a brand new ad campaign wraps Mad Men era style and Cosmopolitan quirk in a squeaky clean Wes Anderson... » continue

Editorial: Ebbs And Flows

Eleven-time Trippies winner, walking #VIMFP event and self-professed "thinking man's Cookie Monster" BigHoss is here to share words of wisdom. Take it away Hoss: Dear Las... » continue

New Feature Posted: Planet Hollywood Ultrahip : The VT Review 2016

Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted - my review of... » continue

MGM Resorts Increases Resort Fees Again

The kind and generous folks at MGM Resorts International have once again upped their resort fees for their middle tier properties MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay,... » continue

#VIMFP: Bingo! Plus Vegas Fanboy to Present!

VegasMate for iOS and in conjunction with The D Las Vegas are proud to present #VIMFP - The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic... » continue

Wynn Commences Construction On Wynn Plaza Project

Construction on Wynn Plaza, a Strip-facing shopping esplanade which will connect the former Ferrari dealership with the forthcoming ālon resort at the stairway entrance at... » continue

88 Days To Macau: Episode 7.2 - Translation

88 Days To Macau: Episode 7.2 - Translation Ten days from today, we'll be hopping on a plane and going MacauTripping. In this episode we... » continue

New Feature Posted: Caesars Palace Julius Tower : The VT Review

Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted - my review of... » continue

Monte Carlo To Be Renamed Park MGM

MGM Resorts International just announced that they are going to partner with Sydell Group to transform Monte Carlo into a new resort called Park MGM. MGM/Sydell... » continue

Macau Mania: Vegas Gang #131 and 88 Days To Macau #6

We've got TWO MORE podcasts this week... Vegas Gang Podcast Episode #131 and 88 Days To Macau #6. The hot topic of conversation? ... » continue

More MGM Parking Rules!

We've uncovered a few more fine print details regarding MGM's paid parking program. The Dates This is when paid parking will be turned on at various properties: June... » continue

Peekaboo: The New Wynn Poker Room (Updated)

Yesterday, construction walls surrounding the future Wynn Poker Room came down so workers could patch the marble tiles connecting the thoroughfare to the new barriers... » continue

88 Days To Macau Podcast - Episode 5

88 Days To Macau: Episode 5 - Chicken We talk about food, hotels, tips, two guys named Steve, international data plans, snack food, finalizing bookings and... » continue

MGM Paid Parking: The Rules And The Prices

As VT noted yesterday, the institution that is free parking on the Las Vegas Strip is imminently (and permanently) being dismantled by MGM Resorts... » continue

MGM Paid Parking: Tourists Pay, Employees and M Life Noir Free

Paid parking is imminent. Sources told us previously that the deadline for implementing paid parking at MGM properties was May 31, 2016. Based on... » continue

We're Twelve Years Old!

12 years ago this week, after taking a drunken beating at one of The Stinky-Ass Plaza's blackjack tables, me and my beautiful, brilliant wife Miss... » continue

New Feature Posted: Inside Wynn Paradise Park

Just a quick note to folks tuned into RSS, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feeds that I just posted a new feature article some thoughts/analysis about... » continue

The Steve Releases Wynn Plaza Renderings

Steve Wynn unveiled tons of details about the forthcoming Wynn Plaza shopping esplanade that will add additional dining and retail space to the front of... » continue

Updated: Wynn Unveils Paradise Park (With Model)

Today's Wynn investor presentation wasn't about defending earnings or lancing Elaine Wynn's legal complaint but instead a boffo unveiling of every project Wynn Resorts has... » continue

Wynn: This Is What Happens When You Squeeze A Gambler's Nuts

Wynn Resorts just released preliminary results for Q1 business in Las Vegas and Macau. Normally, I wouldn't spend a lot of time on... » continue

Handicapping What The Wednesday Wynn News Will Be

Wynn Resorts sent out a press release today giving 48 hours notice of a special two-hour investor conference scheduled for April 6, 2016, eight days... » continue

Vegas Gang #125 : Andrew Pascal, CEO Alon Las Vegas

Live from #VZZZT, the Vegas Gang Podcast with super duper special guest Andrew Pascal, CEO of ālon leisure and Playstudios recorded live on stage from... » continue

VZZZT: It's On

Hi. We're doing a thing. This Saturday afternoon at 2pm, we're going to take over The Showroom at The D for a coupla hours of... » continue

Update: Neil Moffitt Is Not Out At Hakkasan

Update: Hakkasan Group has gotten in touch with VT (via their law firm Greenberg Traurig) to tell us that our previous report regarding Neil Moffitt... » continue

PGP: MGM's M Life Charm Offensive

With the paid parking doomsday clock steadily tick-tock-ticking away, MGM Resorts International has launched a charm offensive. In the last few weeks, MGM has been sending... » continue

Wynn Resorts Statement Regarding Elaine Wynn's Lawsuit

Wynn Resorts Public Relations has issued a statement in response to Elaine Wynn's lawsuit. Elaine Wynn's latest claims are consistent with the falsehoods and distortions she... » continue

Elaine Wynn Files Suit To Regain Control of Wynn Shares

Elaine Wynn, co-founder of Wynn Resorts along with then husband Steve Wynn, has filed a lawsuit to regain control of her percentage of the ex-Wynn's... » continue

MGM Postpones Paid Parking

Sources are telling VT that MGM Resorts International - owners of Mandalay Bay, NYNY, Excalibur, Luxor, Monte Carlo, MGM Grand, Aria, Vdara, Mirage and Circus... » continue

Vegas Gang #127: Wynn Palace, Plaza, Resort Fees, PGP and More

On the latest episode of the Vegas Gang Podcast the guys talk VZZZT, Andrew Pascal, ālon, Wynn Plaza, Wynn Palace, resort fees, Profit Growth Plan... » continue

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas v2.0

Lots of changes have been taking place at The Cosmopolitan in the year or so since Blackstone purchased the property from Deutsche Bank. Visionary... » continue

M Resort Is Having The Best Casino Giveaway Ever!

I'm not sure which is more awesome, what it is that M Resort is giving away or the security ropes keeping the patrons. Also what... » continue

U.S. Govt Moves Against Resort Fees, Caesars Raises Theirs

In related news U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo), former chair of the Consumer Protection Subcommittee, has introduced a bill - the Truth in Hotel Advertising... » continue

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