Resorts World Las Vegas is now scheduled to open in the summer of 2021. The project built on the land once home to the Stardust across the street from Wynn Las Vegas was once intended to be a major complex called Echelon Place.
Congratulations! We made it through another year! (Also, another year of the TravelZork Vegas News!) It will be 2020 the next time you read your weekly dose of Vegas news. It will also be the beginning of one of the most expensive weeks to visit Las Vegas.
Grammy Award-winning superstar Kelly Clarkson has announced that she will be headlining a brand-new Las Vegas residency. Kelly Clarkson: Invincible will open on Wednesday, April 1 at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood. The long-rumored residency was announced on Clarksons TV show after performing a medley of her hits during the “Kellyoke” portion of the show.
Jerry Seinfeld is returning to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace for at least a handful of shows in 2020. Seinfeld performing in Las Vegas is synonymous with Caesars Palace. He’s been performing at Caesars Palace since 2003!.
We don’t normally discuss casino corporation earnings information at Travel Vegas. While there’s lots of information in the reports and on the calls, it’s usually a bit too business intensive. After all, the calls are to provide information to shareholders and stock analysts to sell shares of the companies.
Earlier this year we gave you a heads up that construction for Circa Resort & Casino was about to begin in downtown Las Vegas. Building the casino has a short timeline as it’s scheduled to open in December 2020. The property recently reached the mid-point of its 22-month construction process.
Pai Gow Poker is now my favorite casino game to play on the Vegas Strip. The game is always fun but it’s specifically great on the Vegas Strip. It’s been a long trip for Pai Gow Poker to become one of my favorite casino games. Craps was my favorite casino game for years.
Before I get to the “big” Vegas News about the Resorts World plan, I must say this has been a chaotic two-week stretch with friends visiting. So many people I know visit Las Vegas for work and/or pleasure. Being able to catch up with friends and acquaintances so frequently is part of what makes living in Las Vegas so great.
It’s not every day that casinos in Las Vegas change hands. MGM Resorts International recently announced two deals. On the same day in October, MGM Resorts announced the sale of Bellagio and Circus Circus . One of the casinos will see a new operator while the other remains part of the MGM Resorts family.
Not everyone who visits Las Vegas enjoys their visit in the same way. My friend groups are a great example. I have some friends that always set aside time to relax in a spa for an afternoon. I have other friends that would never use their time in Las Vegas that way.