The Las Vegas PR machines might be slow right now but this week was a blur and I expect more of the same next week. A friend was in town for a conference and that gave me an excuse to enjoy Las Vegas like a tourist for a few days.
Bellagio is one of the most popular hotels in Las Vegas and at Front Desk Tip. The casino resort created by Steve Wynn is also one of the most luxurious MGM Resorts properties. While the casino seems to be hit or miss with complimentary hotel room upgrades, they’re always updating the property to keep it …
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We’re coming up on the annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E). This expo and conference has panel discussions on the casino business. It’s also a venue for gaming manufacturers to show off their new games to casinos. While this largest gaming expo of the year, there are other smaller shows where gaming manufacturers present their games …
Many visitors in Las Vegas enjoy gambling at a casino bar. One of the many reasons to gamble at a bar is that drink service is usually quicker than on the casino floor. Even with new(ish) added drink monitoring systems the complimentary drinks can still flow quickly as long as you’re playing video poker, keno, and on the rare occasion slot machines.
Press release: LAS VEGAS, NV (Oct. 4, 2019) – Legendary Rockstar Rod Stewart will return to Las Vegas in 2020 for 16 shows of his acclaimed residency “Rod Stewart: The Hits.”, presented in partnership by Caesars Entertainment and Live Nation Las Vegas, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” will perform select dates from March 6 through Oct. 3, 2020, with tickets going on sale to the public beginning Friday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. PT.
The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has packed an arena-sized concert into an intimate concert experience that’s exclusive to Las Vegas audiences – with no seat more than 145 feet from his majestic stage. Featuring chart-topping hits spanning Stewart’s unparalleled over five-decade career including “You Wear It Well,” “Maggie May,” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy,” “The First Cut is the Deepest,” “Tonight’s the Night” and “Forever Young”, the high-energy show treats audiences to an intimate, concert celebration.
The 2020 concerts going on-sale are:
March: 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 18, 20, 21
Sept: 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, 30
Oct.: 2, 3
Tickets go on sale to the public starting Friday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. PT. Fan presale tickets will be available starting Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. PT through Thursday, Oct. 10 at 10 p.m. PT. American Express® Card Members can also purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. PT through Thursday, Oct. 10 at 10 p.m. PT. In addition, Caesars Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program, as well as Live Nation and Ticketmaster customers will have access to a presale running Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. PT through Thursday, Oct. 10 at 10 p.m. PT. Ticket prices for “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” start at $49, plus tax and fees, and may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling 866-320-9763 or online by visiting ticketmaster.com/rodstewartvegas. For groups of 10 or more, call 866-574-3851. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Rod Stewart celebrates 50 years as a solo artist this year. The legendary singer-songwriter is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with more than 250 million records sold worldwide during a stellar career that includes nine #1 albums and 26 Top 10 singles in the U.K. Plus, 17 Top 10 albums and 16 Top 10 singles in the US. His signature voice, style and songwriting have transcended all genres of popular music, from rock, folk, soul, R&B, and even the Great American Songbook; making him one of the few stars to enjoy chart-topping albums throughout every decade of his career. He’s earned countless of the industry’s highest awards, among them, two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the ASCAP Founders Award for songwriting, New York Times bestselling author, Grammy™ Living Legend, and in 2016 he officially became “Sir Rod Stewart” after being knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to music and charity. For more information visit rodstewart.com.
Since its premiere in 2011, “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” has remained one of the best-reviewed and must-see shows on the Las Vegas Strip.
“An unabashed hit dispenser in concert.” “He’s a veritable one-man stroll through pop-music history.” — USA Today
“Stewart is one of rock’s great survivors and ambassadors of music.” — Forbes
“One of “Las Vegas’ must-see musical events on right now. An on-your-feet, sing-along experience … as Stewart lives up to the show’s title (Rod Stewart – The Hits) with a stacked performance of his singles.”– Billboard
“… he remains one of the foremost interpreters of songs and one of the all-time great rock singers.” — Rolling Stone
There are always big plans for Las Vegas. Majestic Las Vegas is the latest project announced for Sin City. We have a while before it is scheduled to open. The new non-gaming luxury hotel is set to see its first guests in 2023.
Visiting Las Vegas is sometimes about enjoying a life that you don’t normally live. Before moving to Las Vegas I often used my trips Las Vegas to explore living above my means for a day or two. My friends and I would often take one night to live above our means.
A renowned businessman from Houston, Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, placed the largest single wager in the brief history of Mississippi sports betting on Oct. 1. McIngvale placed a $3.5 million wager on the Houston Astros to win the World Series at the DraftKings Sportsbook inside Scarlet Pearl Casino in Biloxi.
We tend to look at the largest casino markets when talking about gambling. Las Vegas and Atlantic City are the most popular casino markets. However, there are plenty of states with casinos located throughout the territory. States like Pennsylvania and California offer blackjack games in casinos located all over their respective state.