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Peekaboo: The Steve Lays Big Pipe at Wynn Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Oct 2016
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 the front of Encore is underway. When we last checked in,...

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Peekaboo: The New Wynn Poker Room (Updated)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2016
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 and host stand. Thankfully for us poker/design/Wynn nerds, long...

Tagged: wynn   encore   construction   poker   interior design   roger thomas   wynn design and development   


Peeping Wynn Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Mar 2016
While at Wynn over the weekend, I did a little snooping around the future Wynn Plaza area and recorded it on video. Check it out: I noticed after the fact that there is now a walkway connecting...

Tagged: wynn plaza   construction   alon   resorts world   coming soon   wynn   encore   


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   


Encore Players Club Books Playboy Model Sara Underwood

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jan 2016
The brand new Encore Players Club has announced that model Sara Underwood will be "hosting" on Saturday January 16, 2016. Mmmmmm chain mail. Ms. Underwood was the Playboy Playmate of the Year of the year for 2007,...

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Sayonara Encore Chambered Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jan 2016
The opening of Wynn Macau in 2007 ushered in a new era in intimate casino design - the chambered casino. The Steve touted the chambered casino as an achievement in casino design that could turn...

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Vegas Gang #126: Encore Players Club, Star Wars, Sheldon buys RJ

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jan 2016
On the latest episode of the Vegas Gang Podcast, the guys go long and large on Encore Players Club, Aria dumps Cirque for a convention center, the new version of Vegas Mate, Plaza CEO Jonathan...

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Peep The Encore Players Club

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Dec 2015
Aloha! Encore unveiled their latest casino upgrade yesterday, a casual gaming pit designed to entice non-gaming millennials to the tables called Encore Players Club, a story we've been tracking since early November. Well... here it is! Frankly...

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Caption Contest: The Encore Players Club

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Dec 2015
The forthcoming Encore Player's Club unveiled their logo/marketing last evening (see above.) Naturally, we're going to make fun of it... and you should too. How's about a caption contest!?!! We'll go first through fourteenth,...

Tagged: encore players club   party pit   steve wynn   millennials   caption contest   quantum teledildonics   


Hey Millenials, Grampa Steve Is Building You A Clubhouse!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Dec 2015
Y'know the Encore Party Pit thing that we've been talking about for a few months? Well, today Wynn Resorts trotted out the press release explaining it to the local newsies. Essentially, they're building...

Tagged: encore   encore players club   casino   millennials   nightlife   quantum teledildonics   


Peekaboo: The Encore Party Pit

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Nov 2015
Mr. Giggles just sent us a photo of the construction walls at the forthcoming "Party Pit" at Encore. Take a look: To help orient yourself in this photo, we are standing directly in front of...

Tagged: encore   party pit   wynn   construction   


Construction Walls Go Up In Encore Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Nov 2015
VT reader YoEleven just got from Encore and shared with us a photo of construction walls going up on the "something special" being built on the casino floor adjacent to VDKA and the current Society...

Tagged: encore   high limit   poker   wynn   vibe dining   society cafe   


Wynn Poker Room To Move In December

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Nov 2015
Sources are confirming to us that The Wynn Poker room will be closing and moving to the former Society Cafe Encore space in December 2015. The big Encore/Wynn switcheroo is happening folks. Additionally, we've learned...

Tagged: poker   wynn   encore   society cafe   


Update: Sayonara Botero, Hello Jardin

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Nov 2015
Encore's once great steakhouse turned vibe dining outpost Botero closed yesterday. Today, construction workers have set up construction curtains around the entrance and have begun to remove the iconic chubby signage. They put the same...

Tagged: botero   wynn   encore   society cafe   intrigue   


The Wynn Strip Esplanade

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2015
Last week, Towbin Motorcars issued an official press release announcing their purchase of the Wynn Pense Ferrari Dealership, as well as the onboarding of Wynn Penske employees. Wynn PR confirmed the Ferrari dealership closure...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   encore   alon   resorts world   construction   ferrari   retail   dining   coming soon   


Thickening Plot Dept: Wynn Selling Ferrari/Maserati Dealership

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Sep 2015
VT reader Phil has tipped us off that a number of Ferrari owners who purchased their cars at Wynn-Penske Ferrari/Maserati dealership at Wynn Las Vegas have been told by reps that the dealership is being...

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Society Cafe To Become New Encore Poker Room

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Sep 2015
As you may have heard, Society Cafe and Botero at Encore are closing in domino succession this fall. The two restaurants will combine services into a single, all-day dining destination. Insiders are telling us...

Tagged: society cafe   botero   encore   poker room   casino   


Will Wynn 2.0 Come To Encore?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Sep 2015
Roger Thomas Collection's Twitter feed has posted before and after photos of Wynn Macau's Wing Lei designs, elucidating in two photos the 2.0 design transformation. These design shifts, from bold reds and browns to...

Tagged: wynn   roger thomas   encore   wynn macau   steve wynn   


Wynn Mural Artists Release Sexy Pictorial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Aug 2015
While Steve Wynn may get all the accolades, but it is interior designer Roger Thomas whose vision turns these raw architectural ideas into luxurious, comfortable and emotionally evocative spaces that are truly - in the...

Tagged: wynn   encore   roger thomas   evans and brown   design   art   


Pictorial Evidence of Encore Room Renovation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2015
We've been watching the Encore room renovation project since it was barely a glint in Steve Wynn's eyeball. How could Encore possibly top one of the greatest standard hotel room designs ever created? We've been...

Tagged: wynn   encore   roger thomas   wynn palace   hotel rooms   


New Feature Posted: Roger Thomas Talks Encore Room Renovations

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Mar 2015
Just a note to those tuned into the RSS, Twitter and Facebook feeds that a new feature article has been posted. I spent some time this morning chatting with Wynn Las Vegas uber designer Roger Thomas...

Tagged: roger thomas   encore   wynn   feature   interview   


Encore Sucks Dante's Balls

Posted by Misnomer on 13 Mar 2015
My friend and fellow VT staffer JohnH is fond of saying that Hell is a series of minor hotel inconveniences. My recent stay at Encore put that theory to the test. To wit: Partway through check-in,...

Tagged: encore   steve wynn   review   


The Steve Wynn Show: Steve Does Macau!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Jan 2015
Ladies and gentlemen, it's time for The Steve Wynn Show!!! In these episodes, The Steve walks us through Wynn and Encore Macau with typical panache. Grab your Wynn branded pillow cases, break out...

Tagged: steve wynn   encore   wynn   macau   


Encore's Massive Room Redesign Is Coming In 2015

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Nov 2014
Big big big news from inside the chocolate curve. Sources are telling us that Wynn Resorts is on the verge of commencing a massive renovation project throughout the combined Wynn and Encore properties that...

Tagged: encore   encore tower suites   renovation   


Wynn and Encore: Paradise Regained

Posted by JohnH on 24 Jul 2014
A little over three years ago, I had an experience that made me lose my faith in the promise of Wynn and Encore. Marilyn Winn Speigel had embarked on a recession-fueled crusade of cost...

Tagged: wynn   steve wynn show   encore   roger thomas   


Inside The Encore Sky Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Jun 2014
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 the highest of the high rollers at the top of...

Tagged: encore   sky casino   high limit   high rollers   big money   wynn   roger thomas   


Bellagio: Falling Back In Love

Posted by MikeE on 21 Apr 2014
Wynn opened, and with an exception to a public attraction, did everything better. Bellagio's rooms suddenly felt cramped, failed on a two-sink expectation, and featured exposed toilets not tucked away in a water closet. How quickly...

Tagged: bellagio   wynn   encore   cosmopolitan   petrossian   


Wynn Gets Back In The Customer Service Game

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Jan 2014
On April 28th, 2014, Wynn Las Vegas will celebrate its 9th birthday. It is impossible to calculate the importance of Wynn Las Vegas had to the DNA of the greater VT community in those...

Tagged: wynn   encore   steve wynn   service   


This Week In Casino Logo Theft Episode 325

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Sep 2013
For a number of years we were tracking theft of casino logos for companies large and small across this great universe of ours. From the new Mirage Product, to to the fake faux-Monte Carlo...

Tagged: encore   trademark   logos   tunnel   


VegasEats: Andrea's at Encore

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 9 Aug 2013
The use of "hip" and "vibe" brings out the worst of my inner monologue. Eye rolling begins and the sarcasm builds to a fever pitch. To me, and for that matter most people I know,...

Tagged: vegaseats   andreas   switch   vibe dining   encore   hakkasan   surrender   nightlife   quantum teledildonics   


Don't Miss Our National Network Debut

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jun 2013
Better plan to get up early or stay up all night, because VegasTripping will be a tiny but incredibly important sliver of the festivities on Good Morning America tomorrow. GMA will be telling the...

Tagged: wynn   encore   mikee   good morning america   


THEpoll: Is Andrea's Hip?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2013
Is Andrea's Hip? The theory goes, if a person says that they are insane then they are not insane. A person who is insane is unable to perceive the difference between normal and abnormal behavior. Does...

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Update: Peekaboo: Wynn's Britney Spears Erection

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jan 2013
It appears that Wynn is installing something tremendously heavy and rectangular outside of the Encore Theatre.... whatever could it be? An eight foot tall ladies designer shoe? A climb in bust of Andrea's camel toe as...

Tagged: wynn   encore   statuary   


Peekaboo: Andrea's Encore Interiors

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Dec 2012
Andrea's, the new vibe dining restaurant taking the place of Switch is just a week from opening and we've managed to get a hold of some photos of the interiors. These interiors were designed...

Tagged: encore   andreas   todd angry lenahan   steve wynn   dining   interiors   quantum teledildonics   


Steve Wynn Curates Sinatra's Sinatra CD

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Dec 2012
Sinatra, the highly acclaimed restaurant at Encore featuring delicious Italian inspired cuisine by Chef Theo Shoenegger, is offering guests a complimentary Frank Sinatra CD this holiday season. The disc, entitled Sinatra - As Selected by Steve...

Tagged: steve wynn   sinatra   encore   


Encore To Open Bar Named After STDs, Cirque Show

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Nov 2012
Encore Las Vegas, the last bastion of taste on the North Strip, made public the news that they will be opening a new bar adjacent to forthcoming Switch replacement Andrea's Vibe Dining. The new bar, operated...

Tagged: encore   vdka   bars   quantum teledildonics   


The Andrea's Opens Dec 28th With Plenty of Vibe Dining

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Nov 2012
All those looking to chow down with the Wynn's should mark December 28th on their calendar as it will be the night Andrea's (pronounced "ANN-dree-uhz") will be opening at The Encore Nightclub and Hotel, Casino. And...

Tagged: wynn   encore   dining   andreas   nightlife   surrender   


You Say Andrea's, I Say Andrea's

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Oct 2012
For her thirty five years of on-and-off marriage, Elaine Wynn had a salad named after her. I ate it. I loved it. I wrote about it. For her three years of marriage, Andrea...

Tagged: encore   andreas   dining   switch   


EDM Superstar David Guetta Tours Wynn & Encore

Posted by Misnomer on 24 Aug 2012
Join world famous DJ David Guetta as he gives a tour of Wynn & Encore. ...

Tagged: misnomer   wynn   encore   david guetta   quantum teledildonics du frommage   


A Room Fit For A Naked Prince (Harry)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Aug 2012
By now, you've probably heard that some right knob snapped some photos of Prince Harry playing hide the salami with Heidi Salome in a fancy ass room at the greater Wynn complex. For inquiring minds, Prince...

Tagged: wynn   prince harry   encore   luxury   royal teledildonics   


Wynn Renames Botero, Brotero

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jul 2012
Tonight, Wynn Las Vegas launched their new "Supper Club Done Sexy" promotion aimed at getting douchebags and the chicks who love them to do more at the resort besides clog the hallways while queueing up...

Tagged: encore   douchebags   brotero   botero   dining   marketing   jessecwaits   


Encore: Switch Closing July 22 (Updated)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2012
We've just received confirmation from inside the chocolate curve that Switch will officially close. The final night of service will be July 22, so make your reservations now! Update: Additionally, a new, yet-to-be-decided-upon,...

Tagged: Wynn   encore   dining   switch   closing   


Encore: Switch Closing, Encore Beach Club Tweaks And More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 May 2012
Lots of juice being squeezed at the food and bev department inside the Wynn complex today. The big news is that the papers have been signed to close Steve Wynn's Disney inspired wall moving...

Tagged: wynn   encore   mizumi   encore beach club   switch   


Pencil: Southwest Offers One Free Night At Wynn Packages

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Apr 2012
Summer is nearly upon us and this means one thing... the heat starts to become unbearable in Las Vegas. This isn't to say that having your sneakers melt to the sidewalk isn't massive...

Tagged: wynn   encore   southwest   pencil   


New Feature Posted: Review of Salon Suite at Encore

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Mar 2012
Just a quick note to those tuned into the RSS and/or Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article, our first official review of the Salon Suite at Encore Las Vegas courtesy of resident...

Tagged: hotel reviews   encore   


deadmau5: It's Something Special

Posted by MikeE on 23 Jan 2012
When you see a concert at the Hollywood Palladium, there's always that one guy... It doesn't matter whether you're there to see a band who writes their own songs or a DJ who presses play on...

Tagged: encore   deadmau5   nightlife   xs   


Meet The New XSPlanade

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jan 2012
The good news: you will no longer have to have a degree in Mixed Martial Nut Hugging to get from Encore to Wynn on nights the club is bumping. The bad news: despite...

Tagged: wynn   encore   xs   nightlife   roger thomas    diamond david lee roth   


Tower Suites: Private Elevators Aren't Enough

Posted by MikeE on 1 Dec 2011
Shortly after Surrender opened, the security detail outside Encore's Tower Suites beefed up. On more than a few occasions, I didn't just have to flash the room key, but had to clearly show the tiny...

Tagged: encore   tower suites   


Deadmau5 Announces XS and EBC Exclusive Residency

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Nov 2011
Attention Oontzheads, world famous DJ Deadmau5 has announced a one year residency at Encore Las Vegas nightclubs XS and Encore Beach Club. He made a goofy video to demonstrate the intense hiring process he went through...

Tagged: deadmau5   nightclub   xs   encore beach club   oontzville   


Encore XSplanade Construction Claims Rolex And More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Oct 2011
VT uber tipster JakeZ is back on the scene at Encore today scoping out the construction in the Encore Explanade, where the powers that be are shuffling the deck in hopes of finding a solution...

Tagged: encore   xs   xsplanade   construction   


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