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Pencil: Wynn Red Card Offer

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jun 2014
We've been tracking offers from the chocolate curve lately, always finding friendly presentation of fuzzy numbers. Late last week VT mastermind MissMonkay received yet another offer from Wynn | Encore, which contained yet another promise of...

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Pencil: The Math of The Wynn June Offer

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Jun 2014
It has been about four years since me and MissMonkay and I have stayed at Wynn and even longer for Encore. Between the club element and The Marilyn we've scattered to greener pastures. For reasons...

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Pencil: The Wynn Getaway Package Summer 2014 Edition

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 May 2014
Yesterday afternoon the mailman delivered one of those all too rare envelopes from Wynn Las Vegas. I know it wasn't a nastygram... those come via FedEx.... oh my gawd - an offer? And...

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Sayonara Bill's Gamblin' Hall and RootnTootn Saloon Asterisk!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Nov 2012
The final of what seems like Imelda Marcos' shoe collection dropped today when Caesars Entertainment announced that Bill's Gamblin' Hall and RootnTootn Saloon Asterisk will be closing in February 2013. Raise your hand if you're surprised. The...

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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...

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Pencil: Mirage Black Friday Sale

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Nov 2011
Mirage rolled out their Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale yesterday to try and drum up stays during the holidays with a vague offering of discounted rates. The question is, is it worth it to book...

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Pencil: Treasure Island's Black Friday Cyber Monday Deal

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Nov 2011
Ahoy mateys... its time to take a break from swabbing the poop deck to run the latest TI deal through the pencilerator. Here's the deal: Black Friday / Cyber Monday Preview Sale - Up to 50% Off our...

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Pencil: Aria's Winter Rate Offer

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Nov 2011
Yesterday, Aria sent out their winter rates offer. If you take the offer at image perception value, you'll be able to book a room with a fabulous fireplace where you and your significant other can rub...

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Southwest Unleashes Wynn, Caesars, Everything Vegas Deals

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Apr 2011
Southwest has unleashed yet another slew of great package deal discounts to Las Vegas this week. Included in the offerings are a $75 savings on all Wynn/Encore packages, a one night free plus $75...

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Pencil: Cheapskating The Strip

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Oct 2010
You know it was was only a matter of time before two of our meta subject memes car crashed into each other. And where else would we do it but for the quartet of...

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Pencil: Should We Stay At Aria Again?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Oct 2010
I'd rather go to the dentist than stay at Aria again. Even though my dentist painfully grinds his way from my teeth to my wallet and back again, at least he smiles at me...

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Pencil: Myth Busting The Booking Window

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Oct 2010
In case you didn't know, real time hotel room pricing really fascinates me. I've often wondered if it was possible to detect pricing trends using published hotel rates for statistical basis. Specifically,...

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The Pencil: Fall Las Vegas Room Rate Study

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Oct 2010
So, with the arrival of summer fall now is as good a time as any to take a 500 foot view hotel rates trends over the coming two months. For the purpose of this...

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Wynn's Private Jet Package Is Back!

Posted by MikeE on 19 Aug 2010
And this time, when they say "private," they really mean private - not sardined into a 50-passenger commuter plane and put on a bus at the terminal like the previous offering. That's not to say...

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The Pencil: Four Seasons vs Mandarin Oriental

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Jun 2010
While you weren't looking, the Four Seasons Las Vegas has done some minor upgrades to its room interiors. And by minor... I mean they didn't change a damn thing other than swap out...

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Pencil: Tropicana's $50 Free Slot Play Offer

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 May 2010
Meanwhile, down the street at the soon to be all new Tropicana, the paint has been laid on thick, fancy carpets cut and placed, new signage leads to new restaurants, the pool is glistening, the...

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698 Reasons To Consider This Wynn | Encore Package Deal

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Apr 2010
Southwest Airlines Vacations is back with another awesome package, this time for Harrah's properties, PLUS they have extended the Wynn | Encore deal for another week. If you are looking for a booking,...

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