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The Lucky Dragon Photo Safari

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Dec 2016
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 property. Very cool! Take it away Waffle! -Chuck Ever...

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LA Times Talks Lucky Dragon

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Oct 2016
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 compared with those properties, addresses what they see as a...

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88 Days To Macau: Episode 7.3 - Gambling

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Jun 2016
88 Days To Macau: Episode 7.3 - Gambling The suitcases are out, supplies being procured, batteries charged and clothes folded... we're three days away from the start of our 10 day trip to Macau. In...

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Lucky Dragon's Casino Takes Shape

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Dec 2015
Two weeks after threatening to halt construction unless someone, anyone subsidized the continuation of their project, the Lucky Dragon brought in a huge pile of structural steel and has begun framing their casino building. Pylons have...

Tagged: lucky dragon   construction   william weidner   andrew fonfa   north strip   baccarat   dim sum   

Exclusive: The Wynn Macau VIP Junket Room

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Mar 2015
Here's a special treat - photos of the brand new VIP junket rooms at Wynn Macau, sent over to us by the man responsible for the design - Wynn Vice President of Design and Development...

Tagged: wynn macau   vip   roger thomas   design   baccarat   high roller   holy crap   

Wynn: The Year of the Ram, Indeed

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Mar 2015
Speaking of collections, the coming and going of Chinese New Year means one thing - the collectable Chinese New Year chips at Wynn have been released! According to VT's Director of Dining and Design JohnH,...

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North Is The New South Dept: Enter The Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Mar 2014
The fight for north strip Asian gamblers is about to heat up. The Lucky Dragon, a $135 million dollar project backed by Las Vegas real estate developer Andrew Fonfa (who owns neighboring Allure condominiums) and helmed...

Tagged: north is the new south dept   lucky dragon   asian gaming   baccarat   william weidner   las vegas sands   andrew fonfa   penta   

Wynn Switcheroo: High Limit Slots Gets Plastered

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Oct 2011
The Wynn Switcheroo - a plan to move and renovate almost everything at Wynn Las Vegas - claimed another victim this week as High Limit Slot lounge was curtained, drywalled and painted in quick succession. VT...

Tagged: wynn switcheroo   high limit slots   blush   alex   tower suites   baccarat   

Cosmopolitan Adding High Limit Gaming Salon

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 15 Aug 2011
According to the Cosmopolitan's recently filed quarterly report there are some changes afoot to the high limit gaming areas of the resort. Specifically, it looks like Cosmopolitan is about to give the high rollers...

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Baccarub at Aria

Posted by MikeE on 18 Apr 2011
Summer of last year, I was holding my own in Encore's baccarat salon pressing my bets to stacks I normally wouldn't be comfortable with. Considering the level of candor I had built with the pit...

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The New Wynn $8 Chips

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Feb 2011
Wynn Las Vegas is now stocking the brand new for 2011, Year of The Rabbit $8 baccarat chips. Like previous years, they are a limited edition run of 5000 chips and are the ONLY...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   casino chips   chinese new year   baccarat   

Revealed: The New Private Gaming Salons at Wynn Las Vegas

Posted by JohnH on 30 Nov 2010
A few days ago, my fellow VT contributor MikeE revealed the first photos of Wynn Las Vegas' renovated baccarat salon, and in that piece, made reference to the room's private salons that are, and I...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   roger thomas   baccarat   

The New Baccarat Salon At Wynn Las Vegas

Posted by MikeE on 27 Nov 2010
It was arguably one of the most elegant rooms in the city, but nevertheless, it wasn't enough for Stevezie. Just in time for December's million-dollar baccarat tournament, the new high limit salon at Wynn has...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   baccarat   roger thomas   

A Plea For The Big Table at Cosmo

Posted by MikeE on 13 Nov 2010
There's no question baccarat is growing in popularity. Pure luck, no skill, and a low house edge - what's not to love? The public's demand for the game has made casinos dedicate more and more...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   baccarat   

Wynn Begins Baccarat Renovations

Posted by MikeE on 21 Oct 2010
Way back in April, we were first to break that Wynn Las Vegas would be starting renovations on their baccarat salon. Hard to believe, especially considering that there wasn't a loose fiber or single cigarette...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   baccarat   renovations   

Mandalay Welcomes Baccarat Noobs!

Posted by MikeE on 26 Jul 2010
As a regular baccarat player, I'm often asked where a good place is for a newbie to get their feet wet. This is probably one of the most challenging Vegas-related questions I get asked. Why?...

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