“Best of ____ in Las Vegas” lists are fun. They offer a baseline of what should be the best in a certain category. We recently looked at the hotels U.S News & World Report says are the best in Las Vegas. As you’d imagine, most of the best hotels are luxury resorts on the Vegas Strip.
The Westgate SuperContest, an upcoming pro football handicapping contest at Westgate Las Vegas, is already accepting entries. That’s because this year, the most popular football handicapping contest in Las Vegas (and the US) has moved its opening signup date from July to March.
Vdara recently added a Club Lounge option for guests staying at the hotel. If this sounds familiar, it’s because last year their neighbor, Aria, added two club lounges. The concept of hotel guests having access to a semi-private lounge isn’t new. A number of national hotel chains have offered a similar add-on for their hotel rooms for years.
Station Casinos is almost one step closer to completing its upgrade to Palms . This summer KAOS will replace Rain Nightclub in a major way. The new club will be an indoor/outdoor facility with numerous residencies and full band concert performances. Station Casinos purchased Palms in 2016 and started the major property-wide upgrade in 2017.
Before we dive into news that you can use, let’s check out the Caesars soap opera. This week we learned that Uncle Carl Icahn has increased his stake in Caesars Entertainment. He now owns more than 20 percent of the shares of the company.
Aces and Ales has two locations with another opening later this year. I visit the Tenaya location since it’s closer to where I live. They have 50 rotating beers on tap as well as a good number of rare and vintage bottled beers.
Las Vegas has become one of the top culinary destinations in the U.S. There are plenty of well-known chefs and great restaurants all over Las Vegas offering great food. It’s almost difficult to believe that Las Vegas has also been the home of one of the best food festivals in the country for 13 years.
The first weekend of March Madness is one of the most fun times to be in Las Vegas. In addition to wall-to-wall college hoops games to watch and wager on it’s also Spring Break for many colleges. The temperatures may only in the 70’s and 80’s but it’s still warm enough to party outdoors.
At the beginning of the year, we told you about MGM 2020. Their plan to save around $200 million-$300 million dollars was a big part of MGM Resorts’ first earnings call of the year. The first phase of the cost savings plan is underway.
Blackjack is the most popular game in casinos today. It’s been that way for years even though some casinos generate more revenue from high rollers playing baccarat. There are simply more blackjack games in casinos than any other. New gamblers tend to start their casino experiences with this popular game since it’s often what their …