Vegas News | Hard Rock Closing, Vegas is Sustainable, and Lots of Sports News

Vegas News | Hard Rock Closing, Vegas is Sustainable, and Lots of Sports News – TravelZork

Sometimes the calendar (and Vegas News) moves so quickly and it takes some time to adjust to. It feels like we were just saying goodbye to 2019. Now we’re just weeks away from the Super Bowl and the year is almost over! After “The Big Game” we’ll be saying goodbye to Hard Rock casino.

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Announces The Ninth-Annual Hoops & Hops College Basketball Viewing Experience, March 19-21

Hoops & Hops
Hoops & Hops at Cosmopolitan

Press Release: LAS VEGAS (Jan. 13, 2020) – Tournament Madness takes over The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with the return of Hoops & Hops, a three-day college basketball luxury viewing experience March 19-21. Doors will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The extensive 40,000 square foot Belmont Ballroom, located on the fourth level of the Chelsea Tower, will transform into a wall-to-wall basketball mecca featuring multiple stadium-style high-definition projection screens and 10 betting stations within an on-site dedicated sports book. The interactive lounge will also include complimentary bar games, such as Golden Tee and Super Shot as well as a hardwood basketball court with a regulation hoop where fans can practice their skills in between the action. For breakfast and lunch, a collection of crave-able bites and courtside-inspired snacks are available for purchase on the cash and carry menu.

Hoops & Hops offers three distinct experiences:

• Thursday and Friday Single Day Open Bar Pass | $250 per pass, per day (+ Ticketmaster processing fees)

Enjoy open bar (includes well liquor, beer, wine, soda, and water) Interactive games, roundtable and bar seating are available on a first come, first serve basis. À la carte menu items will be available for purchase.

• Saturday Single Day Open Bar Pass | $150 per pass (+ Ticketmaster processing fees)

Enjoy open bar (includes well liquors, beer, wine, soda, and water – shots and Red Bull not included). Interactive games, roundtable and bar seating are available on a first come, first serve basis. À la carte menu items will be available for purchase.

• Reserved Seating – Guests looking to level up can reserve plush sofa seating, which includes premium access to VIP waitressed beverage service and an unlimited buffet of game-time favorites. Reservations can be made by emailing, or calling (702) 698-6797 for day-of reservations.

Tickets for Hoops & Hops can be purchased at or through Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000. All guests must be 21 and over. Guests will also receive complimentary entry into Marquee Nightclub with a valid Hoops & Hops wristband. Reservations and open bar packages will be available for Identity-member presale on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. PT and purchase on Friday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. PST.

South Point Hosts Big Game Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 2

South Point Las Vegas
South Point Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, home to Las Vegas’ premier sports book and the VSiN broadcast studio, will host their annual Big Game watch parties on Sunday, Feb. 2. With no admission fee, five watch parties, food and drink specials, on-site wager stations and more, South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa offers football fanatics the perfect location to watch the most anticipated professional football game of the year.

Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2. Seating the Showroom, Exhibit Hall and Grand Ballroom are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests will cheer loud as they catch all the action on large-screen televisions. In addition, sports fans can catch the Big Game action in the Grandview Lounge and Sports Book.

Guests will be able to enjoy food specials available for purchase in the Showroom, Exhibit Hall and Grand Ballroom. Specialties include game day favorites such as chicken wings, hot dogs, popcorn, pulled pork nachos and more. Drink specials will be available for purchase, including buckets of six Budweiser or Bud Light aluminum bottles for $25 and $5 cocktails with SKYY Vodka, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal and Don Julio.

Guests can be involved in the action at South Point’s spacious sports book, featuring wall-sized big screen televisions, plasma televisions and more. For those looking for the quickest and easiest way to place bets, guests can log onto the Nevada Sports Books app from anywhere in the casino. South Point will offer additional on-site wagering stations inside or near each of the viewing parties to offer a convenient location for guests to place bets.

Room packages are available starting at $239 plus resort fees and taxes and include a two-night stay in a premium room and up to four (4) seats in the viewing party. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1.866.791.7626 or emailing using the code BIG2020.

Attendees must be 21 years of age or older to attend the viewing parties.

Crazy Horse 3 to Host ‘Topless Tailgate’ Viewing Party for the Big Game

Press release: LAS VEGAS – Crazy Horse 3, located at 3525 W. Russell Rd., will host a ‘Topless Tailgate’ viewing party in honor of the Big Game, starting at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2.

The award-winning club will invite guests to enjoy all the pro-football action on dozens of high-definition televisions with surround sound, located just steps away from the city’s new professional football stadium.

Fans will be invited to enjoy VIP access to the Big Game viewing party, including VIP transportation to the club, priority entry, an open bar, a spread of unlimited tailgate fare, VIP seating and two raffle tickets for a chance to win $5,000 in prizes, starting at $129 per person. A general admission package is also available and will include complimentary transportation and entry, one plate of tailgate-style fare, first-come-first-serve seating and one ticket to the raffle, starting at $49 per person. Crazy Horse 3 will also offer $20 beer buckets with five bottles of Bud Light for all guests throughout the day. Tickets are available at

Guests are encouraged to take advantage of Crazy Horse 3’s complimentary transportation service, pending availability, using the club’s signature app or by calling 702-673-1700. The easy-to-use app, available for download on all mobile platforms, allows users to personalize their experience with features including table reservations, bottle service packages and dancer profiles.

Vegas News | Look For Tropicana, MGM Grand, and More Casinos To Be Sold

Vegas News | Look For Tropicana, MGM Grand, and More Casinos To Be Sold – TravelZork

Happy New Year! Introducing Vegas News January and our first installment for 2020. I hope the holidays treated you well. I’m happy to get back to a normal schedule again. Mid-week holidays mess with how I like to operate. That’s never a good thing.

Big Game Watch Party to Touch Down at HyperX Esports Arena, Feb. 2

Press release: LAS VEGAS – Guests can cheer on their favorite team by celebrating the Big Game at a special watch party at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas on Sunday, February 2, 2020. From 2 p.m. – 8 p.m., the gaming hotspot will offer an unforgettable game day experience with an all-you-can-eat buffet, up close football action on the arena’s 50-foot LED screen, VIP rooms, giveaways, and more. Tickets will start at $50 per person.

• All-You-Can-Eat Game Day Package – Fans can bring their game face and appetite with HyperX Esports Arena’s all-you-can-eat game day buffet. The feast comes complete with a nacho and chili bar, pulled pork sliders, pretzel bites with beer cheese sauce, Carolina BBQ rib tips and much more. Access to the buffet is included with every ticket purchase.
• Up Close Screen Action – To catch every touchdown, visitors can watch the Big Game from HyperX Esports Arena’s massive 50-foot LED screen. With 30,000 feet of venue space that includes banquet-style and high-top seating options, there will not be a bad view in the house.
• Private Big Game VIP Rooms – For an elevated experience, the venue will offer VIP private rooms, featuring TVs and luxury seating. Each room can accommodate up to 15 guests, with easy access to the arena’s second-level bar for custom cocktails.

To reserve a spot, visit the event site or email Karen Carlough at for VIP room rental.

OYO Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Offers Football Fans Unbeatable Big Game Watch Parties, Feb. 2

Hooters at Oyo Las Vegas
Hooters at Oyo Las Vegas

Press release: LAS VEGAS – To celebrate the “Big Game” Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 OYO Hotel & Casino Las Vegas will offer football fans an unforgettable game day experience, complete with delicious all-you-can-eat food and drinks, giveaways and more.

Starting at $119 per person (+ taxes and fees), OYO Hotel & Casino’s Big Game watch parties offer an unparalleled experience. The package includes guaranteed seating at one of the property’s fan-favorite dining outlets, all-you-can-eat buffet, all-you-can-drink domestic draft beer and more. The buffet will feature game day favorites such as all beef hot dogs with traditional condiments, beer braised-brats with sautéed peppers and onions, a build-your-own nacho bar, deli meat sandwiches and of course, Hooters world-famous wings, among other mouthwatering bites. Food will be served from 2 p.m. until the end of regulation time in the game. Beverage upgrades are available for an additional cost, the $35 upgrade includes a selection of craft and imported beer and well liquor and the $55 upgrade includes a selection of craft and imported beer and premium liquor. Tickets are nonrefundable. Throughout the event, fans also have the chance to win raffle prizes. Fans looking to get in on the action, can take advantage of the property’s full-service William Hill Sports Book.

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., the William Hill Sports Book will host a sign-up event for sports fans prior to the “Big Game.” Guests who sign up for the William Hill Nevada mobile sports app and bet a total of $50 during this time frame will receive a $50 mobile sports betting credit and a complimentary beer or margarita at The Underground Lounge. Guests can sign up at the William Hill Sports Book, located adjacent to The Underground Lounge.

The property will be offering guests up to 30 percent off room rates during Big Game weekend. Room rates are + resort fees and taxes. Rooms must be booked before Jan. 29, 2020 and the offer is valid on travel between Jan. 29 – Feb. 5, 2020. Guests can book online or by phone using the code SB2020.

To reserve seating for the Big Game, contact Karen Davis, food and beverage manager, at 702.597.6051 or All ages welcome but guests must be 21 or older to purchase.

OYO Hotel & Casino is located at 115 East Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89109, and offers free parking year-round. More information can be found online at

OYO Hotel & Casino is managed by Highgate, a premier hospitality investment and management company whose growing portfolio includes more than 100 properties in gateway cities worldwide.

From The Raiders To New Casinos, Here Are Las Vegas’ 5 Big 2020 Happenings

From The Raiders To New Casinos, Here Are Las Vegas’ 5 Big 2020 Happenings

One of the great things about Las Vegas is that it is always changing. Sin City has truly evolved from only being a gambling destination. Non-gaming revenue has been greater than gambling revenue on the Vegas Strip since 1999. People visiting Las Vegas have been spending more money on food, beverage, hotel rooms, etc.