Ladies and gentlemen, we are proud to announce the winners of the Trippies, the best and worst of Las Vegas 2012 as voted by the readers of VegasTripping.com!


1. Overall

Best Downtown

Golden Nugget

Editors choice: Golden Nugget

Worst Downtown

Las Vegas Club

Editors choice: Las Vegas Club

Best Strip

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: Wynn Las Vegas

Worst Strip

Hooters

Editors choice: Sahara

Best Off Strip

M Resort

Editors choice: M Resort

Worst Off Strip

Tuscany

2. Hotel

Best Hotel Overall

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: Mandarin Oriental

Worst Hotel

Imperial Palace

Best Rooms

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: Encore

Worst Rooms

Imperial Palace

Editors choice: Ballys

Best Service

Mandarin Oriental

Editors choice: Mandarin Oriental

Worst Service

Imperial Palace

Editors choice: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Best Pool

Mandalay Bay

Editors choice: Mandalay Bay

Worst Pool

Imperial Palace

Best Value

Monte Carlo

Editors choice: Mirage

Worst Value

Caesars Palace

Editors choice: Caesars Palace

3. Dining

Best Dining Overall

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Worst Dining Overall

Casino Royale

Best Buffet

The Buffet // Bellagio

Editors choice: Studio B at M Resort

Worst Buffet

Imperial Palace

Best Restaurant

Peppermill

Editors choice: Scarpetta at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Worst Restaurant

Denny's // Casino Royale

Editors choice: Central at Caesars Palace

Best Meat

Craftsteak // MGM Grand

Editors choice: Carnevino at Palazzo

Worst Meat

Outback Steakhouse // Casino Royale

4. Entertainment

Best Entertainment Overall

Caesars Palace

Editors choice: Caesars Palace

Worst Entertainment Overall

Hooters

Editors choice: Venetian/Palazzo

Best Dayclub

Encore Beach Club // Encore

Editors choice: Marquee

Worst Dayclub

Rehab // Hard Rock

Editors choice: Nikki Beach at Tropicana

Best Nightclub

Marquee // The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: XS at Encore

Worst Nightclub

Studio 54 // MGM Grand

Editors choice: Pure at Caesars Palace

Best Bar

Chandelier Bar // The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: Mandarin Bar at Mandarin Oriental

Worst Bar

Dick's Last Resort // Excalibur

Editors choice: Toby Keith's ILTBnG at Harrah's

Best Act

TIE:
Absinthe // Caesars Palace
LOVE // The Mirage

Editors choice: Penn & Teller at Rio

Worst Act

BeLIEve Criss Angel & Cirque Du Soleil // Luxor

Editors choice: BeLIEve

5. Casino

Best Casino

Bellagio

Editors choice: Wynn Las Vegas

Worst Casino

Hooters

Editors choice: Cosmopolitan

Best Slots

Palms

Editors choice: Plams

Worst Slots

Venetian

Editors choice: Bellagio

Best Video Poker

Palms

Editors choice: Plams

Worst Video Poker

Caesars Palace

Editors choice: Caesars Palace

Best Blackjack

Bellagio

Editors choice: Encore

Worst Blackjack

Caesars Palace

Editors choice: Cosmopolitan

Best Dice

Casino Royale

Editors choice: Casino Royale

Worst Dice

Harrah's

Editors choice: Cosmopolitan

Best Poker

Bellagio

Editors choice: Aria

Worst Poker

Excalibur

Best Comp Club

Total Rewards // Caesars Entertainment

Worst Comp Club

Club Grazie // Venetian / Palazzo

Editors choice: Club Grazie - Venetian/Palazzo

Best Casino Carpet

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: Wynn High Limit

Worst Casino Carpet

Imperial Palace

Editors choice: Aria

6. Internets

Best Website

EverythingLV.com

Best Blog

Two Way Hard Three

Best Podcast

The Vegas Gang Podcast

Best Twitterer

@simpsonlasvegas

Best App

Vegas Mate

Best Casino Website

CosmopolitanLasVegas.com

Editors choice: CosmopolitanLasVegas.com

Worst Casino Website

Mlife.com // MGM Resorts International

Editors choice: MLife.com

Best Casino Social Media

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: M Resort

Worst Casino Social Media

Venetian

Editors choice: Wynn Las Vegas

7. Jackpot

Pet Peeve

Resort Fees

Editors choice: Strip Superheroes

News Of The Year

Sahara Closing

Editors choice: Sahara Closing

The Jeff Simpson Award
Honoring The Most Improved Property

Tropicana

Editors choice: Aria

Best In Show
Overall highest number of total votes

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Editors choice: Wynn Las Vegas

Person Of The Year

Mayor Oscar Goodman

Editors choice: Jeff Simpson