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Red Rock Resorts Buys Palms for $312.5M

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 May 2016
Red Rock Resorts (fresh off an IPO that changed their name from Stations Casinos) confirmed rumors today that they have purchased The Plams for $312M bucks. Here's the form 8K they filed immediately after...

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Bloomberg: Palms Is For Sale

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2016
Bloomberg Business is reporting that The Palms has contracted with Macquarie Group to "explore a possible sale" with a sale target price at "several hundred million dollars", whatever that means. Current owners, Texas Pacific Group and...

Tagged: palms   for sale   george maloof   texas pacific group   leonard green   dan lee   

Trisha Paytas Does Palms Barbie Suite

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Mar 2015
YouTube personality Trisha Paytas, literally tours the Barbie Suite at The Palms.... ...and the uhmazeing Lanai Suite at the Cosmopolitan... ...and records a cover of Van Halen's 'Hot For Teacher' introduced by the one and only Diamond...

Tagged: van halen   trisha paytas   palms   the barbie suite   cosmopolitan   david lee roth   

Dan Lee Quits Palms

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 May 2014
Palms CEO Dan Lee has quit his job as CEO of the Plams, and one half months since taking the job. I described Dan Lee's hire six months ago, two weeks before VIMFP, as a size...

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Vegas Gang #99.99: Dan Lee, G2E, Atlantic City and VIMFP

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Oct 2013
On episode #99.99 of the Vegas Gang Podcast we tackle a wide range of subjects including the whopper news that Dan Lee has been hired as CEO of the Plams, Dr. Dave's surprising finds during...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   dan lee   palms   atlantic city   grandissimo   vegasmate   vimfp   

Dan Lee Is The Man With The Plams

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Oct 2013
Late last week, The Palms abruptly changed management, sending post-Maloof property president Joe Magliarditi to the cleaners and appointing deposed Pinnacle Entertainment CEO Dan Lee in his spot. Magliarditi was the man responsible...

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Palms: Meet The New I Don't Know What This Is, Alias The Alias Jane Club

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Aug 2013
Also available for your Palms related perusal is this collection of renderings for what appears to be an ultra lounge/bar thingy in the vein of Deuce, Lily and Hyde. Could this be the elusive Alias Jane...

Tagged: palms   nightlife   alias jane club   renovations   ultralounge   

Palms: Meet The New Rain

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Aug 2013
Rain, Las Vegas' first fire breathing megaclub, ushered in the modern era of Las Vegas as global epicenter of Oontz closed the weekend after last years' VIMFP. Since then it has operated as a special events...

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Palms: Meet The New Ghostbar

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Aug 2013
Today, Palms is unveiling the new look of closed for renovation Ghostbar. The logo, unleashed a few days ago, is killer: The first of a promised series of photos posted by the Ghostbar Twitter account...

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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   

The Palms Compin' Donuts

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jan 2013
Apparently, The Palms serves complimentary donuts and coffee to slot players. If there is one thing better than coffee, it is coffee & donuts together. If there is anything better than coffee & donuts...

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The Plams Renovation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jun 2012
Hot on the heels of giving Hef the boot, the Palms has announced a renovation of their own, in grand style. For $50 million bucks, the Palms plans on renovating everything.... refreshed restaurants, redesigned hotel rooms...

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Palms: Playboy Club Closed, Hef Suite Snuffed

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jun 2012
Goodbye Blue Sky. The Palms Fantasy Tower and Playboy Club in happier, more optimistic times The end of an era. A very short era. An era with a fuzzy tail. The Playboy Club at...

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Palms 86s Vince Neil Via Twitter

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Apr 2012
The Palms has given Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil the boot (8Sixx'd?) from their property. Via Twitter. Yeah. Start at the bottom. Has anyone, ever been booted from a casino via Twitter for saying...

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Sayonara Palms Playboy Club

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Mar 2012
Palms announced today that the Playboy Club at The Palms is closing in early June. Late last year, the Palms abruptly fired all of their Playboy Bunnies, replacing them with newer, cheaper models. Recently, we...

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From The Mailbag: I'm A Playboy Bunny and I Got Fired

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Nov 2011
Periodically, we like to dip in to the VT mailbag and pull out some of our favorite cards and letters for your perusal and entertainment. This week, we'd like to share with you...

Tagged: palms   playboy   mailbag   george maloof   

Update: Palms Has A Resort Fee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Oct 2011
Along with the whole host of other changes at Palms, VT tipster Tom tells us that the hotel is on the verge of enacting a daily resort fee. The new fee, purported to be under $15,...

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I Hate Steely Dan And You Can Too On October 13th at The Palms

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Sep 2011
Steely Dan is the music that late 70s record executives loved listen to while rolling around Burbank high on blow, chest hair billowing in the wind coming through their Porsche convertible. Anything with Michael...

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Palms' New Owners Jettison Maloof From Branding, Marquee

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 12 Sep 2011
Checking up on a tip on the board, I popped into the Plams Palms to check out a few things, turns out they're tidying up a bit. Seems that all the new casino table games have...

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Updated: Maloof Sells Control of Palms to TPG/Leonard Green

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jun 2011
George Maloof has given up control of the Palms to Texas Pacific Group / Leonard Green in exchange for an investment which extinguishes approximately $400M in debt. Exact percentages of ownership are unknown, but...

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Legends In Concert: Bob Dylan at The Pearl July 16

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 May 2011
Bob Dylan - legend, superstar, icon and Texas playboy - just announced (days after his 70th birthday) that his Never Ending Tour will make a stop at The Pearl at the Palms on July 16th. I've...

Tagged: legends in concert   bob dylan   palms   

The Borg Assimilating Plams

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jan 2011
We've been hearing about the Harrah's Buying Palms thing for almost a year, but now - with Harrah's changing its name to Caesars Entertainment and Maloof in a bit of a jamb - we see...

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Handicapping World War N9NE

Posted by JohnH on 18 Oct 2010
In case you hadn't heard, an imbroglio of epic, biblical, and out-and-out Shakespearean proportions has erupted between Palms owner George Maloof and N9NE Management Group principal Michael Morton, developer of the Palms' famously infamous N9NE...

Tagged: palms   wynn las vegas   george maloof   michael morton   n9ne   la cave   

Palms For $29 Per Night!

Posted by MikeE on 5 Sep 2010
Desperation - this offer reeks of it. We recently wrote of Palms difficulty keeping up in today's market which was further complemented with insights from the inside in the comments section. Now at long last, what...

Tagged: palms   deals   aria   george maloof   

Hey Palms: What Happened?

Posted by MikeE on 2 Aug 2010
Like them or hate them, Palms was a front-runner. While most resorts in Vegas are now realizing that nightclubs are the single most revenue-generating amenity under their roofs, Palms had this idea from day one....

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Palms Launches New Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jun 2010
Sometime in the last month or so, The Palms has launched a brand new website, chock full of flashy insanity. The logo also appears to have been changed every so slightly as well. The fronds...

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The Palms'ing of Wynn

Posted by MikeE on 23 Jun 2010
The news heard round the world seemed to be Paris Hilton's visit and subsequent video of her bestowing upon the crowd at Surrender her honorable STDs. And then came the Kardashian's visit to Encore...

Tagged: palms   n9ne group   wynn las vegas   terrace pointe cafe   

Awesome: Dom Irrera at Palms June 17-19

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 May 2010
There are comedians and then there are comedians that comedians love. Dom Irrera is both of these, and we'll go so far as to call him "The King of Stand Up." ...

Tagged: comedy   palms   dom irrera   

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