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PGP: MGM Charging $20 More For Bed Preferences

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Feb 2016
Late in 2015, MGM Resorts International launched a brand new suite of website templates and a new booking engine. Great! While doing some research about resort fees and parking charges yesterday, I noticed something...

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Why Do These New Excalibur Rooms Look So Familiar?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jan 2016
Excalibur has proudly announced that they have renovated a chunk of their hotel rooms in the Royal Tower. Check em out: Hrm. That furniture looks familiar.... holy shit, they've moved in the old furniture from...

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Vintage Vegas Video: Excalibur's Grand Opening

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Sep 2015
Speaking of Excalibur, check this out: Big thanks to the couple who got married on the day Excalibur opened and preserved this pastiche of home shot and news footage video marking the occasion of Excalibur's...

Tagged: vintage video   excalibur   grand opening   

Introducing: The Excalibur Bazaar Shops

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Sep 2015
First came The Linq, Caesars Entertainment's re-appropriation of a dark, dank alleyway between Imperial Palace and Flamingo into a gleaming new open air promenade that led to under utilized acreage far away from the glow...

Tagged: excalibur   grand bazaar   shops   retail   dining   the park   

The Resort Fee Arms Race

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Nov 2014
Caesars Entertainment announced recently that they were upping their resort fees to $25/night across the board at all of their Las Vegas properties. In some cases, the rooms themselves aren't worth $25/night, let alone...

Tagged: caesars   mgm   resort fees   monte carlo   luxor   excalibur   new york new york   

Excalibur Makes Content Theft #RoyallyFunny

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Aug 2013
Excalibur has part and parcel stolen someecards for its new #ROYALLYFUNNY marketing campaign. If you spend any time whatsoever on social media, there is no doubt that you've been sent or seen a retweet of one...

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Thursday's Gone : Skynyrd BBQ Toast

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Sep 2012
Our friends at Daily Fiasco are reporting that the Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ and Beer joint at Excalibur has closed, suddenly and permanently. The not-even-a-year-old joint has been removed from the restaurant listing on Excalibur's website. This must...

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Excalibur Revamps Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Apr 2012
Excalibur is has also gotten into internet spring cleaning mode with a brand new website. Check it: Sure. It works... certainly a little bit cleaner than the previous, more dungeony model. Unfortunately...

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Dickhead For A Day

Posted by MikeE on 25 Jan 2012
Ahhhh, the whale's tales - stories of truly discretionary compage from casino hosts of the top players. Stories like the guy who lived his rock star fantasies by leading a band at The Joint or...

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Skynyrd's Sweet Home Excalibur

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Dec 2011
Remember the Lynyrd Skynyrd Beer & BBQ joint at Excalibur we told you about six months ago? Yeah, we almost forgot about it too, well... VT reader TwoFours stopped by a week or so...

Tagged: excalibur   dining   lynyrd skynyrd   

Excalibur Twitter Account Gets Hacked

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Nov 2011
This is what happens when your Twitter password is "3xcalibur" - HACKED! OR they're advertising the new restaurants propping up at The Castle? FREEEEEEEEEEEEEBIRD!...

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Luxcalibay Neighborhood To Get Buca Di Beppo and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jul 2011
More news from The Neighborhood. We've mentioned the forthcoming Lynyrd Skynyrd restaurant and the Rice & Co, but now we hear that Luxcalibay will be getting even more new dining options over the coming months. Planned for...

Tagged: luxor   mandalay bay   excalibur   the neighborhood   dining   luxcalibay   

Mandalay Mile Becomes The Neighborhood

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jul 2011
In this weeks episode of "Stupid Marketing From MGM Resorts" we learn that the Mandalay Mile - the mini-strip of resorts that used to include Manadalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur - has now annexed New...

Tagged: mgm   mandalay bay   luxor   excalibur   new york new york   city center   neighborhood   

Excalibur Opening Lynyrd Skynyrd Branded Restaurant!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jun 2011
Excalibur has announced a partnership with southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd to bring a new BBQ & Beer restaurant to the property in fall 2011. The restaurant, titled Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer, will move into...

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Cheapskating: Save $10 At The Steakhouse at Excalibur

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Oct 2010
It is my long held opinion that Vegas coupon books is little more than a trash heap treasure hunt. The slim values coupled with the actual work involved in redeeming paper passes to pointlessness...

Tagged: cheapskating   coupons   excalibur   

Lion Incorporated Upgrades Reservations Process

Posted by MikeE on 26 Sep 2010
Kudos to MGM Resorts for simplifying the reservations process. They totally overlooked the fact that it *still* takes not one, but two inquiries to look up room rates on specific dates, but at least now...

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