May 2009 06
Vegas Trip Notes
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I’m back from Las Vegas and had a great trip.  I stayed at Caesars Palace which was pretty nice but very big and a little mellow.  Below are the notes I took during the trip.

April 2009 29
MGM Stocks Halted On Stock Market
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Trading of MGM Mirage stocks were halted at the end of the trading day today.  This sent many Las Vegas watchers into a frenzy – myself included.  The news wasn’t as interesting as the chatter.

April 2009 15
Station Casinos Holding On. For Now.
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Last night Las Vegas’ mostly locals casino chain, Station Casinos, announced that they were given an extension on their deadline to file for bankruptcy by their lenders.  The extension is for 30 days and doesn’t

March 2009 19
Las Vegas Building Timeline
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There has been a lot of building stoppages and delays in Las Vegas.  Vegas Tripping has created a nice visual representation of what and when each project is scheduled to be completed.  There’s also a

March 2009 18
Station Casinos to File For Bankruptcy
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It has been a rumor for a while that Station Casinos would either sell some or all of the company or file for bankruptcy protection.  Much like most rumors in the casino business this one

January 2009 22
Caesars Palace Expansion on hold
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I just got the official press release from Harrah’s with confirmation that Caesars Palace in Las Vegas has put a hold on the construction of Octavious Tower.  Here’s the release in it’s entirety. LAS VEGAS

January 2009 16
$20 Trick – Las Vegas
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I was advised to take a look at Front Desk Tip after my last trip to Las Vegas.  The premise is simple.  Slip the front desk person $20 at check in and ask for an