Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and Las Vegas is ready to party. Memorial Day Weekend takes place from May 24 through 27. The unofficial beginning of summer is one of the busiest weekends in Sin City. Not coincidentally, Las Vegas happens to be the second most popular destination in the US to visit this summer according to Trip Advisor.
The news from Las Vegas and casinos never seems to stop. On Friday afternoon I headed out to Cleaver for a delicious half-price steak for Happy Hour and news was still developing. It wasn’t until I returned home that I really caught up.
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES I’ve been super curious about legal marijuana ever since I met with the staff at Essence Las Vegas in early 2018. In addition to learning about the confusing laws in Nevada, I learned a lot about the products.
Drew Las Vegas is scheduled to open in 2022. There have been promises of a new north Vegas Strip for years. Unfortunately not much has changed since Sahara reopened as SLS Las Vegas in 2014. Progress on the area between Wynn and the Stratosphere has been off and on but mostly off.
I had the 13, 8, 5 horses boxed with a horse that might still be running. It’s nicer to get 2nd through 4th place finishers correct but that doesn’t pay the bills. Hopefully, your Kentucky Derby was more fruitful. I’m still taking a wait and see approach to evaluating how the MGM 2020 layoffs would impact the experience in Las Vegas.
A large part of Las Vegas ‘ appeal is that it’s always changing. Casinos want to keep their attractions and offerings constantly fresh, alluring and exciting so every trip is a bit of a new experience. Unfortunately, new fees and new gaming rules can be a bit confusing and frustrating for visitors that don’t keep up with Sin City happenings on a regular basis.
Downtown Las Vegas offers some of the best values in Las Vegas. “Old Vegas” is comprised of mostly older casinos and hotels. The buildings and rooms are often smaller than the Vegas Strip resorts and thus less expensive. The value doesn’t stop with the less expensive hotel rooms. Good odds and rules in the casinos …
Stop if you’ve heard this before – Caesars Entertainment may be selling the Rio! This sale has been in the rumor mill for no less than five years. The rumors about Rio being sold heated up again in 2018 with talk about imploding the casino and/or building a Major League Baseball stadium.
The information can be quite dizzying even if you’re not tracking the revenue numbers. All the money talk is probably more mind-numbing but that’s for someone else to deal with. I listen to earnings calls because they often have information that’s not in press releases and spreadsheets.
The pool scene in Las Vegas is unrivaled. There’s something for everyone between family pools with lazy rivers, pools to relax, and pool parties. The latter takes the Las Vegas pool experience to another level. Las Vegas dayclubs and pool parties have taken over the experience of visiting the hotel pool.