I love this first bit of news in Las Vegas so much that I’m skipping the intro. If you’re not aware, I’ve had a crush on the Cosmopolitan for years. You’ll see in my vacation roundup when it’s posted. Here’s another reason to love the home to my favorite bar on the Vegas Strip.
One of the best perks of being an upper tier member of Caesars Rewards (formerly Total Rewards) is access to their VIP lounge. Late last year, Caesars Entertainment renamed their famous Diamond Lounges as Laurel Lounges. In Las Vegas, these lounges offer complimentary (kinda, more on that shortly) beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and snacks like chips, dips, and chicken wings.
The Plaza Hotel & Casino continues to upgrade its guest experience with a $15 million renovation. The upgrades are transforming more than 100 hotel rooms and suites on the top floors of the North Tower. The new Luxe Rooms offer enhanced guest accommodations with a variety of new technology, energy efficiency, and décor upgrades.
NASCAR is jumping into sports betting and should have its first gambling product ready for the public in September. This new sports betting platform has been in the works since May. Earlier this year, NASCAR announced a deal with Genius Sports to create new sports betting options for sportsbook operators.
SLS Las Vegas owner Alex Meruelo announced the return of Sahara to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip on a beautiful night in late June. The new Sahara Las Vegas will replace SLS Las Vegas. The hotel is currently being renovated using the bones of the original Sahara Hotel and Casino that opened in 1952.
Sometimes there’s big news in Las Vegas. Then again, sometimes there’s little news in Las Vegas (remember last week?). This week is sort of in the middle. There’s a lot of interesting Vegas News but nothing is a big bombshell. In order to get to everything, we’ll take a brief look at most of the news.
When most people think of Las Vegas their minds immediately think about the bright lights and grand casino resorts on the Vegas Strip. That’s how I was when first visiting Las Vegas. There’s so much to do on the Vegas Strip that I didn’t even think about leaving the area.
The All-Star Game is over but the biggest impact on MLB futures betting might have taken place the night before. Two rookies dominated the field in the Home Run Derby this year. Pete Alonso of the New York Mets took the Home Run Derby crown. Meanwhile, while Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
MGM Resorts will be increasing resort fees at three of its Las Vegas hotels on August 1, 2019. This is a mandatory additional daily fee that a hotel charges in addition to the advertised price. For example, a $200 per night room at Aria will now cost $245 per night instead of the advertised price.
SLS Las Vegas is coming to the end of a $100 million property-wide renovation. The most recent upgrade at the hotel-casino is the addition of Casbar. The new 24-hour lounge features unique craft cocktails and seating areas perfect for keeping an eye the action from the casino floor.