The Hot Stove was quiet most of the winter. It was only a matter of time that one of the big free agents in Major League Baseball would sign a deal. The first really big name free agent, Manny Machado, is off the board. He’s now a member of the San Diego Padres.
Lucky Cat Blackjack is a new variation of a blackjack game that is currently undergoing a field trial at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas. The game debuted on February 6 and will be live for at least 45 days. If the game is even partially successful, the trial period may be extended by …
Blackjack players over the years have been mellow and cerebral gamblers. Players are usually looking to minimize the house edge to have a better chance at winning or to play longer. Frankly, serious gamblers have always been looking for a way to maximize the chance to win in most games.
Sports betting isn’t dead in Las Vegas just yet. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas might be an annoying old slogan, but it’s still very real for many visitors. It’s also real for some sports bettors around the country.
The idea of hotel lounges isn’t new. Hotels around the world offer access to their lounge for an additional fee to regular hotel rooms. The access to a relaxing environment to grab a drink and snack or have a meeting is fantastic. Some Las Vegas casinos have offered VIP lounges to their high rollers and big spenders.
It’s a new year and that means there are new hotel rooms to enjoy. First, we’ll look at a new category of rooms at The Strat (formerly Stratosphere) where you might want to use the $20 Trick. Then will look at some new hotel rooms that you’ll be able to find in downtown Las Vegas.
Wynn Las Vegas and the Hakkasan Group recently announced DJ lineups for their respective clubs that cover three casinos in Las Vegas. In addition, there’s a rumor that one of the most popular rappers around will embark on his first ever Las Vegas residence.
The Alliance of American Football (AAF or “The Alliance” as CBS calls it) kicked off its inaugural season over the weekend. The new professional football league is presenting itself as a minor league of sorts to the NFL. In fact, 81 percent of the players in the AAF have been under contract with an NFL team.
Since fewer high rollers were visiting Las Vegas hotel rates dropped to the point where I could see how big spenders spent time in this great city. Since then the economy has improved and prices have been slowly creeping back to normal. Las Vegas is back on the upswing.
The Caesars Entertainment show shuffle continues with The Bronx Wanderers moving their show to the Mat Franco Theaters inside The Linq Hotel and Casino. However, the show shuffle may have ended at Paris Las Vegas where Jeff Civilico just signed an extension to perform through 2020.