A few weeks ago a friend texted a picture of his wife at Du-par’s during Happy Hour at the Suncoast. Yes, Du-par’s is still in business. No, Du-par’s is no longer at the Golden Gate. The restaurant at the SUNCOAST HOTEL and CASINO serves the same delicious pancakes and French Toast that we’ve come to know and love over the years.
New Parking Fee Structure The news is often lost in a headline or a tweet. This week we saw an example of that with the Cosmopolitan. So many news outlets and media types were quick to say that The Cosmopolitan is getting rid of parking fees next year.
Did you make a reservation for Las Vegas on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? The question is just a curiosity. The deals were as good as I can remember in a while. I thought about getting a midweek room at the Cosmopolitan for a BOGO price but decided against it.
When MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment reported earnings a few weeks ago we told you to expect new promotions aimed at leisure visitors. Well, that didn’t take long. The holiday season is bringing those deals to potential visitors. Twitter has been abuzz all week with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales that are discounting room rates and resort fees parking fees.
In a perfect world, by the time you read this, I’ll be out and about with some friends instead of locked inside my apartment. Without further adieu, let’s get into a long Quick Hits version of Vegas News. I’ve never seen Vanderpump Rules but I know that there are plenty of people that watch the show.
Casino operator earnings season is quite fun when business is good. It’s at least interesting when the businesses are in flux. Earnings calls and reports from casino operators can be downright sad too. This was one of those sad weeks in corporate earnings. The Third quarter earnings report for Wynn Resorts wasn’t good.
This is going to be a different look at the news from Las Vegas. We’re going to focus mainly on earnings + also a look at New Vegas….
SEMA is in Las Vegas this week. The show will take place from October 30 – November 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Why am I telling you this off the bat? The automotive specialty products trade show is one of the largest in Las Vegas every year.
Roll to Win Craps from Aruze Gaming was the talk of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) this year. The new semi-automated craps game that replaces felt with a table-length LED display caused quite a stir. The concept of a semi-automated craps game isn’t entirely new.
While much of the casino industry was getting back into the swing of things at work, it seems as though there was one person hustling on the sneaky side. Tilman Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget, Landry’s restaurants, and the Houston Rockets seems to have proposed a merger with Caesars Entertainment.