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See The Venetian's New Retro Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Aug 2016
The Venetian Las Vegas has released a brand new ad campaign wraps Mad Men era style and Cosmopolitan quirk in a squeaky clean Wes Anderson inspired 60 second commercial entitled "Come As You Are." ...

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Venetian Offers "The Smart Plan" Bundle Of Fees

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jan 2016
The fine folks at the Venetian and Palazzo know how much you love paying extra fees, so they've decided to offer guests the option to opt into a new bundle of fees called "The Smart...

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Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 4 - Finale)

Posted by Misnomer on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. Read this one last. - Ed Somewhere on...

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Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 3)

Posted by JohnH on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed From 2005-2010, DB Brasserie at Wynn...

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Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 2)

Posted by MikeE on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed Sunday night of VT10 weekend, Misnomer...

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Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 1)

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed DB Brasserie was kind of nostalgic...

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Sands Expo Buys A Vowel

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Aug 2013
The Sands Expo center - the gigantic convention area which powers occupancy (and all business decisions) at the Venetian and Palazzo has unzipped their purse strings and bought a vowel. An "E" to be exact, and...

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Caption Sheldon Adelson

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Jun 2013
Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson has a lot on his mind. Help us once again help him sort it all out by offering your own thoughts as to what Sheldon might be thinking....

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Gimmie Some Sugar

Posted by Misnomer on 14 Jun 2013
Earlier this week, the PR firm that represents the Hershey's store coming to New York-New York sent out GIANT Hershey's bars to members of the preferred media. Their bellies stuffed with payola chocolate, these...

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VegasEats: Bouchon at Venetian 2013

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jun 2013
Bouchon, the French bistro stashed deep inside the Italian themed Venetian & Palazzo megaplex operated by a multiple Michelin star winning celebrity chef who you'll almost never see on TV. No donkeys. No bamming....

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Venetian To Host Sammy Hagar Tiki Party

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2013
Calling all fan of ex-Montrose, ex-Van Hagar, ex-HSAS and current Chickenfoot and Sammy Hagar and the Waboritas singer Sammy Hagar... the Red Rocker has joined forces with The Venetian and Palazzo for an incredible event...

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The New Venetian

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 May 2013
The Venetian recently completed their renovation of the casino floor and it looks really pretty. The installation of new casino carpeting, new furnishings, select pieces of new decor and way finding has dramatically...

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Venetian Unveils New Sands High-Limit Slot Salon

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Mar 2013
As foreshadowed in secret documents we unearthed in early 2012, The Venetian has been slowly renovating their public areas. The renovations have swept through the restaurant lineup (!) and the casino floor, now...

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Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jan 2013


Caption The Adelsons

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Nov 2012
Caption Venetian/Palazzo owners (Dr.) Miriam and Sheldon Adelson. I'll go first. @vinceneil u up?"...

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Venetian: Grazie Loosens The Purse Strings

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jun 2012
VT staffer blackjacker1979 brought his latest Grazie mailer to the office the other day to prove to us that the Venetian/Palazzo has finally loosened up the purse strings on their comp offers. A little back story...

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Last Call: Viva Elvis August 31st, Phantom Sept 2nd

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 May 2012
For those lollygaggers who haven't made it over to ARIA to witness the spectacular that is Viva Elvis!, your final chance will be August 31st. Viva Elvis opened along with the rest of...

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Venetian Launching Summer Carnivale Season

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 May 2012
Hot on the heels of the ice cold Winter In Venice at Venetian comes word that the Venetian/Palazzo will be hosting an all summer long Carnevale. No, they aren't going to charge you money to have...

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Venetian: Il Gran Ristrutturazione

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Mar 2012
Perhaps some of you remember the confidential Venetian Renovation documents that were accidentally posted to their website? Well they've been making good on their promises to completely transform ingress/egress points from urine soaked concrete...

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The Venetian Pisses On The Beatles

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Mar 2012
The Beatles' Abbey Road. One of the most iconic album covers ever produced. An cover so deep with meaning, innuendo and rumor that the intersection where it was taken has been named a...

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Book of Mormon Coming To Palazzo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Feb 2012
Five Hundy hinted recently that Book of Mormon - the crackpot musical from guys who brought you Baseketball, Team America and South Park - was coming to Palazzo. Well, we've gotten word confirming this from a...

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Venetian Accidentally Leaks Renovation Documents

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Jan 2012
A document outlining plans for a major renovation of The Venetian has been leaked to the internet by.... The Venetian! VT reader HillBilly tells us all you need to do is Google "Venetian...

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Winter In Venice!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Nov 2011
Did you hear kids, It's the most wonderful time of the year! Winter in Venice! Minus the bird poop! And Eyetalians! Thanks to @mitzula for the fabulous video! Now if you'll pardon me,...

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Count The Lawsuits In This Photo Of Venetian Ice Skating Rink

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Nov 2011
VT uber tipster Jake Z sent us some pix of the "Winter In Venice" ice skating rink thingy that the Venetian has mounted on top of the canals out front. As most of our industry watching...

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Peekaboo: The New Venetian Sportsbook

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Nov 2011
VT superfriend @Mitzula just sent us this groovy video preview of the new Cantor sports book at the Venetian. Check it out: What? No faux Italianate flourishes or papier-mache statues of legendary bocce players? ...

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Today's Picture of Grazie

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Sep 2011
Today's picture of Grazie....

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Holstien's Owners To Open Public House At Venetian

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Sep 2011
Billy Richardson's Block 16 Hospitality, the corporate entity responsible for Holstiens at Cosmopolitan have signed a lease to open a new gastropub concept called Public House at the Venetian. Offerings at Public House will include a...

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Jersey Boys Moves To Paris, Manilow Is A Goner

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Sep 2011
Exactly as Mike Weatherford reported last week, the Jersey Boys are moving from Palazzo to Paris Las Vegas in Spring 2012. This means that Barry Manilow will most likely be ending his Paris run when his...

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Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Sep 2011
Six months ago, Venetian and Palazzo embarked on a new campaign to up the ante on their exterior signage. Our original theory - Palazzo's name was to be de-emphasized in much the same...

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Venetian Leaking Into Parking Garage

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Aug 2011
We've just received a report from long time VT reader Ondarox who tells us that the Venetian's parking garage is leaking water onto cars below. I have a friend who is on the Venetian site right...

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Venetian and Palazzo Both Get AAA Five Diamond Ratings

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Aug 2011
Doot-da-doooo! The Venetian and Palazzo have both been awarded the AAA Five Diamond award, joining Aria, Aria Sky Suites and Bellagio at the zenith of minibar stocking, according to Alcoholics Anonymous inn keeping and...

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Grazie Starts Pushing Out Comps Again

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 8 Jul 2011
In an odd twist I got a nice little surprise in the mail today. Yes folks, Grazie is once again giving out comps. And seeing as how the last time I played there it was on...

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Venetian To Renovate High End Suite Product

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jul 2011
We've received word that Venetian has green lit renovations of their higher end suite product - Renaissance, Prima and Piazza suites. The Penthouse suites are not included in this upgrade. No word on exactly...

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Is The Palazzo Brand's Days Numbered?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jun 2011
Over the last few months, some strange things have been happening to the exterior of Palazzo and Venetian which make me wonder if Las Vegas Sands is on the precipice of merging the MEGACENTER™ complex'...

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Request for Urgent Transfer of Status Points From Bank of Grazie

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Mar 2011
How many times has this happened to you.... Hello, my name is Dr. Sheldon Palazzovenetian and I am here to solicit your strictest confidence in this transaction. I am top Federal Appointed government official...

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Grazie Times Nothing = No Grazie

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2011
As you've probably heard, the CEO/majority owner of Venetian & Palazzo, Sheldon Adelson, declared weeks ago that the company has cut out comps for all but their highest players... no free rooms, no free meals,...

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Venetian, Palazzo Cuts All Comps

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Feb 2011
Las Vegas Sands honcho Sheldon Adelson wins VT's Honest Guy of the Month award for February 2010 for telling us to not bother carrying around that Grazie Card anymore: We've essentially cut all of our comps...

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On The Latest Episode of Uncle Sheldon's Playhouse...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Nov 2010
Venetian / Palazzo Chairman & CEO Sheldon Adelson showed up on ABC's Nightline the other night. Holy hell is this guy a bore....

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Rita Splits Harrah's For Venetian

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Nov 2010
Norm! sez that Rita Rudner, "comedian", will leave the luxurious confines of Harrah's and move two doors north to the loverly Venetian starting in January 2011. The Other Steve posted his contract related...

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Palazzo To Harmonize St. Regis at Five Floors

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Oct 2010
Las Vegas Sands COO Michael Leven recently told Reuters (see page 2) that the company was planning on Harmonizing the unfinished St. Regis condo thingy that has been standing there unfinished and stalled for a...

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Venetian Palazzo Join InterContinental Alliance

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Oct 2010
Not sure if anyone other than frequent business travelers or AA frequent flyer mile fetishists will give a rats ass about this, but Venetian and Palazzo have joined the InterContinental Alliance Resorts, global points/booking Priority...

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Southwest Vegas Deal Mania - Venetian, Palazzo and Harrah's Property on Sale!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Oct 2010
Those nutty folks over at Southwest Airlines have put out a trio of brand new Vegas-centric deals for those whose local airports are serviced by Southwest. The first of the three is a 'catch...

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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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Welcome to Venetian San Diego!

Posted by MikeE on 9 Jun 2010
Ever been to Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino? They're the highest rolling of Californian tribal gaming. Huge limits, helipads, private rooms, phenomenal blackjack rules, and golf. A few years ago, they even experimented...

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Chef Thomas Keller On Twitter!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jun 2010
Rejoice Bouchon maniacs... Chef Thomas Keller is now on Twitter. Chances are he won't be available to answer your questions about how to best prepare a roasted chicken (cut the tail off, yank...

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Wheel. Of. Fortune. Venetian.

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 May 2010
Pat... can I buy a P? Mine seems to be burned out. When I was a kid, I thought that the only way you could get appliances and furniture for your home was to win...

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Venetian Offers Deadliest Catch's Northwestern Package

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 May 2010
Meanwhile, two thousand seven hundred and thirty-three miles south east of the Cornelia Marie, Captain Sig Hansen and the crew of the Northwestern have latched their 15 ton crab boat to a dock normally reserved...

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