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See The Venetian's New Retro Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Aug 2016
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 inspired 60 second commercial entitled "Come As You Are." ...

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Boyd Gaming Sticks A Knife In The Strip

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 May 2016
This is interesting. Boyd Gaming, owners of Fremont, Orleans, Gold Coast, Sam's Town, The Cal, Main Street Station and Suncoast, have unfurled an advertising campaign that calls out price gouging properties on The Strip, offering...

Tagged: boyd gaming   fremont   orleans   sams town   the cal   main street station   mgm resorts international   advertising   

Truth In Advertising Dept.: Wynn Messes Up The Pips On Dice Again

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jan 2016
We've told them once, we've told them a thousand times... Obviously, those are not regulation dice. The pips are all wrong, they're glowing white and massive. Is that an obelisk or a sconce? Can I...

Tagged: wynn   encore   encore players club   truth in advertising   quantum teledildonics   

Truth In Advertising Dept: Hakkasan and Steve Aoki Partner For Anti-Alcohol, Drug Campaign

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jul 2015
An advertisement is now appearing atop Harmon Corner's ginormous LED billboard every five minutes. The message? Say no to drugs and alcohol. The messenger? Super star dj Steve Aoki, Hakkasan...

Tagged: truth in advertising   benihana   hakkasan   steve aoki   cops   mgm grand   booze   

Truth In Advertising Dept.: Let's Play Craps At Silverton!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jun 2015
Apparently, you can do all sorts of great shit at the craps tables, according to Silverton's website. NOT ONLY can you climb on the tables in a glittery cocktail dress, you can kneel down, dig your...

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The People vs. The New Tropicana Las Vegas A Doubletree by Hilton

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jan 2015
Will this session of the Truth In Marketing court come to order, judge Charles S. Monster Esq. presiding. In the case of The People vs. The New Tropicana of Las Vegas A Doubletree by Hilton, it...

Tagged: truth in advertising   craps   dice   tropicana   yemenidjian   misnomer   leghorn   

Truth In Advertising Dept.: SLS New Years Eve

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jan 2015
As part of their New Years Eve self-promotions, the SLS Las Vegas Twitter account posted this exciting proclamation, which was not supported by the evidence they attached. Big thanks to VT's VP of Research Mac78130 for...

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

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Jun 2014
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 at SLS Las Vegas have ripped of the idea as...

Tagged: sls las vegas   cosmopolitan   advertising   casino heist   

Wynn Poker Wishes You Bad Luck Or Short Change

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Jun 2014
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 first, lets review: Tenet #1: if you are using dice, use...

Tagged: wynn   bad luck   jeff   craps   advertising   

Truth In Advertising Dept.: The Voodoo Zipline

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jun 2014
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 a two way reverse chair lift that connects the Rio's...

Tagged: rio   voodoo zipline   truth in advertising   ziplines   

The Cromwell's Pre-Commercial Promo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2014
Another day, another pink/purple hued marketing video with a dubstep sound track. This time, The Cromwell gets into the act, with all-star "behind the scenes" teaser for a forthcoming marketing campaign called "Nothing Comes Close." Eyespy...

Tagged: cromwell   advertising   

SLS Releases Foxtail Nightclub Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 May 2014
SLS Las Vegas has released a promotional video for forthcoming Foxtail nightclub thingy. The theme is "paint the scene"... possibly referencing their graffiti inspired casino carpet. One thing is for sure, Foxtail advert makes the...

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The New Cosmopolitan Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 May 2014
While we were getting loaded in Las Vegas last weekend, The Cosmopopotopolous launched a new television campaign, set to "Twilite Speedball" by Mos Def. Cosmopopodopolous of Las Vegaloopadoos states that that the spot was directed by...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   advertising   

Caesars Palace: Bacchanal Buffet Gets A Music Video

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Sep 2013
Caesars Palace has given the Bacchanal Buffet a highly choreographed music video. Flashdance meets Dancing with the Internet Ferrets in an oontztasm of jazz hands and greasy food porn. Makes me want to...

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The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas: Misfit Right In Advertisement

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jul 2013
Late last week, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas dropped its new television advertisement onto YouTube. There are two versions of virtually the same ad. The first is called "Misfit Right In" : The second...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   advertising   

Truth In Advertising Dept: Stratosphere Water Park

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Jun 2013
In this installment of our Truth in Advertising Series, VT reader bellefirelover tells us that Stratosphere announced on their mobile booking website that they are opening a water park in mid air. Or that stuff is...

Tagged: truth in advertising   stratosphere   

Truth In Advertising Dept: Craps at Luxor

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2013
The latest edition of our Truth In Advertising series comes via Luxor's Facebook page wherein they've beamed this lovely photo to 253,246 fans, of whom 1,006 "Like" it. Within, we see an array of gamblers representing...

Tagged: truth in advertising   luxor   craps   

This Week's Truth In Advertising Award Goes To The Riviera!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Apr 2013
The allure of casino. A vector of excitement which drives logical beings to ignore the palaces built around them and of math that is stacked against them. Are we not men?. And then there...

Tagged: truth in advertising   riviera   gambling   blackjack   

Palms Bitchslaps Rio On Google

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Feb 2013
I've probably done more Googling about Vegas stuff than the average person. I have never, ever ever seen anything like this: As in.... Rio? Are you fucking serious? Why the hell would you want to...

Tagged: palms   rio   advertising   

Cosmopolitan: The Big Flirt

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jan 2013
VT's resident Internet ferret and Cosmopolitan fetishist sent us this neato link to the story behind "The Big Flirt" which is the name for the amalgam of vintage style street posters which wrapped the front...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   advertising   

The Gordon Ramsay Steak Invitation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Dec 2012
Last night, I received an email from Paris Las Vegas which contained an invitation to an event at Gordon Ramsay Steak. Nitpicking about the impossible to read grainy font over the grainy...

Tagged: paris las vegas   advertising   gordon ramsay   

Old News Dept: Jimmy Kimmel Total Rewards Promo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Sep 2012
Way back in March, Total Rewards has rolled out a five minute long video featuring late night comic Jimmy Kimmel pitching Total Rewards to residents of a fictional jail. I can't tell if this is completely...

Tagged: total rewards   advertising   

ARIA: The Raise

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jun 2012
ARIA has released the latest in their series of short films, this one is titled The Raise. Scene opens with a sultry poker game in ARIA's poker room capped off by a "raise" of an expensive...

Tagged: aria   advertising   

Remember, Remember To Breathe?

Posted by JohnH on 2 May 2012
Resolved: All of us hated Aria's original advertising spot. It was vague, pretentious in an eye-rollingly obscene manner, and failed to impart the full force of what Aria was or could be to its...

Tagged: aria   mirage   advertising   

Peep The New(ish) Caesars Palace Ad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Apr 2012
Caesars Palace is running some new advertising on the basic cable. Fortunately for us, they put it up on the YouTube. Take a peep: My first impression is that the advertisement is clever, without...

Tagged: caesars palace   las vegas   advertising   

Cosmopolitan's Bohemian Rhapsody Advertisement

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Feb 2012
Some of you may have seen the Cosmopolitan's new television advertisement, a silly take on Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" that debuted during the Grammy's telecast on Sunday evening. For those who haven't, here it is: Ok. Ironic....

Tagged: cosmopolitan   advertising   

The Only Billboard, I've Ever Signed My Name To

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Sep 2011
It's the only billboard, Steve Wynn has ever signed his name to. Thanks to VT tipster JakeZ for the pic....

Tagged: wynn   steve wynn   advertising   

Another New Vegas Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Sep 2011
The people in charge of marketing Vegas have unleashed another commercial. If I were to make the commercial, I'd have the guys desk festooned with Vegas stuff and make him out to as not even caring...

Tagged: advertising   

Trop Watch: Trop Debuts New TV Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Aug 2011
Tropicana Las Vegas has debuted a brand new TV commercial that includes a video version of the champagngasm contained on their billboards. Yum. Perhaps a bit word heavy, but definitely a good advertisement. YouTube also tells us...

Tagged: tropicana   advertising   

Tropicana's Sexy New Ad Campaign

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jun 2011
We've been seeing new Tropicana billboard advertisements like the ones above popping up around L.A. for the last few months, but never could get a decent photo of them until... well... today. There are a number...

Tagged: tropicana   advertising   

Peep Luxor's New Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 May 2011
Have you seen Luxor's new(ish) TV commercial? Neither have I, but thanks to YouTube... here it is. No Redservations Required at the World Famous Luxor Alex Montana Don't Pay No Stinkin' Resort Fees at the World...

Tagged: luxor   advertising   

The New Aria Las Vegas Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Jan 2011
The long awaited, new ARIA Las Vegas TV commercial has been posted to the YouTube, after being under Facebook lockdown for two days. Check it out: The strong groove, strong images, and gorgeous cinematography...

Tagged: aria las vegas   advertising   

WTF: Camp Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 May 2010
While we were on vacation, the LVCVA (Las Vegas Visitors and Convention Authority) has unleashed their latest ad campaign which is designed to entice folks like us to come visit Las Vegas. Previous...

Tagged: camp vegas   lvcva   advertising   

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