Tag: Las Vegas News 2016

  • Entertainment Maven Robin Leach Guides Us on What to See in Las Vegas for New Year’s Eve, Comments on Passing of George Michael and Carrie Fisher, More

    There are many places to celebrate New Year’s Eve. However, few compare to Las Vegas. Robin Leach, of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous fame, currently has a column and section on the Las Vegas Review Journal’s website, where he covers the city’s happenings. Focusing on New Year’s festivities in the Entertainment Capital of the World, Robin says the acts to see begin on December 30th. Some of those include Lady Gaga at the Wynn, Bruno Mars at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Sting at The Cosmopolitan, Elton John at Caesars Palace, Lionel Richie at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino and the Backstreet Boys at Caesars Palace, for a private party, among others.

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    Looking for Great Boston Cream Pie on the Las Vegas Strip? Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab at the Caesars Palace Forum Shops is a Delicious Choice

    There is no denying that Las Vegas, both on and off the strip, has some of the best food in America. Dessert is no exception. If Boston Cream Pie is your thing and you are looking for a slice of heaven, the Boston Cream Pie at Joe’s Las Vegas is a must. The slice of pie pictured above, from Joe’s at the Caesars Palace Forum Shops, is a generously sized, rich, creamy dessert that will leave you with a great food memory. It may very well be one of the best desserts you will ever eat.

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    Overlord of Odds, Wynn Las Vegas Sportsbook Manager John Avello Talks First Weekend of NFL 2016, Props, NHL Vegas Start 2017, More

    This Sunday is the first weekend for the 2016 season of the NFL. For sports gambling in Las Vegas, it means a busier weekend than usual at the sportsbook counters. Before the first weekend of regular season games begin, we welcome back Wynn Las Vegas sportsbook manager and CYInterview regular John Avello, to fill us in on who people are betting on to win the Super Bowl, what regular season props are available, putting the NFL lines together and more. Back in May, at the Wynn sportsbook in Las Vegas, Mr. Avello shared his thoughts on the Oakland Raiders possibly moving to Vegas [see here]. With so much buzz about a possible new football stadium being built and the Raiders relocating to the city, we asked John his thoughts about the other pro team already committed to the town, the NHL franchise which will begin play in 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena.

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    College Football, Olympic Betting, $10 Million + Win at Wynn Slots, Wynn Mobile App: Odds Titan, Wynn Las Vegas Sportsbook Manager John Avello Gives Breakdowns and Background

    The 2016 Olympics wrapped up a few weeks ago. Now, Labor Day weekend is here. That means it is the start of the college football season. Many people will spend their time watching games nonstop, until the last one on Monday evening. Who are the NCAA teams people are betting on to win the national title? Will there be more betting action than a normal college football week 1, in Las Vegas this weekend? For the first time in more than two decades, people were able to bet on the Olympics. How much interest did sports gamblers have in the Rio Games? Additionally, someone won 10.7 million dollars on a slot machine at the Wynn Las Vegas recently. How significant was that? To answer all those questions and more, we welcome back Wynn Las Vegas sportsbook manager and CYInterview regular John Avello to provide us his always interesting sports gambling analysis direct from the Las Vegas Strip.

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    Cupcakes from an ATM in Las Vegas, Just one of the Delectable Delights to be found in the Entertainment Capital of the World

    In downtown Las Vegas, on Fremont Street, you can buy gold and gold coins out of an ATM machine at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino. But for edible gold, you can actually get cupcakes out of an ATM on the Las Vegas Strip. Where, precisely, can you get this edible delight you ask? The cupcake ATM [see picture above] is located at the cupcake shop, Sprinkles at the Linq Promenade. Sprinkles has additional cupcake ATMs in other states including Florida, New York and California. But if you want a tasty dessert from an ATM in the Entertainment Capital of the World, the Sprinkles Cupcake machine is the place to make your purchase while in Las Vegas.

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    The World’s Biggest Chocolate Fountain is in Las Vegas at the Bellagio’s Jean Philippe Patisserie: An Attraction Worth Seeing and Ice Cream and Other Sweets Worth Eating

    The Bellagio in Las Vegas is considered to be one of the top resorts and casinos in the Entertainment Capital of the World. In pop culture, the Bellagio is the famous setting of the 2001 movie Ocean’s Eleven starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Carl Reiner, Elliot Gould, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, the late Bernie Mac and other great actors. If you are looking for an attraction to visit at this luxurious resort, the Bellagio is home to the world’s biggest chocolate fountain. The chocolate display is certified by the by the Guinness World Records. Located at Jean Philippe Patisserie, folks can see the gigantic chocolate fountain and partake in a variety of treats and deserts. Ice cream is a popular choice among patrons. Above you can see a cup of mint chocolate chip ice cream we enjoyed from this great establishment. If you are looking for a variety of different sweets to indulge in and an experience, stopping by Jean Philippe Patisserie at the Bellagio is a great choice while in Las Vegas.

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    Sweet Show! Multitalented Melody Sweets Stars in Call of the Wild! Jungle Burlesque at the Absinthe Spiegeltent at Caesars Palace, Midnight July 30th, Benefiting Siegfried and Roy’s Sarmoti Foundation, Protecting Endangered Animals Worldwide – We Catch up With the Star

    Known as the Green Fairy in the popular Las Vegas show Absinthe at Caesars Palace, Melody Sweets is a showgirl, singer, producer and can no doubt strike a pose. Absinthe is an acrobatic, cabaret variety show. Audiences witness many amazing feats performed by different artists. Aside from being in a long running Las Vegas production, Melody is also a producer of her own variety shows. Her latest is this Saturday night July 30th at midnight. It’s called Call of the Wild! Jungle Burlesque and will take place at the Absinthe Spiegeltent at Caesars Palace. Most of the proceeds from the evening’s event will benefit Las Vegas legends Siegfried and Roy’s Sarmoti Foundation. The charitable organization raises money to help protect endangered animals worldwide.

  • Five Dollar Blackjack, Las Vegas Strip 2016

    Millions will travel to Las Vegas this summer. Many will want to take a shot at one of America's most popular casino games. On a variety of online forums, as well as Las Vegas related articles, you might read that lots of people going to Vegas are on the lookout for less than $10 blackjack tables and other casino games they feel do not exist anymore, at least on the Las Vegas Strip. Though some believe the only place to play low stakes blackjack is somewhere off the strip at one of the downtown casinos, near Freemont Street for example, they would be wrong. During our recent visit to Vegas [see all our coverage here] we found numerous places with $5 Blackjack on the Las Vegas Strip.

  • The Inimitable Robin Leach: Television Personality, Luxury Living Maven, Columnist, Entertainment Commentator – He Sits Down with Us and Talks Vegas, Lifestyles, His Life, Donald Trump, More

    If you wondered what became of the man who made the phrase "Champagne wishes and caviar dreams" famous, look no further than Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas, Nevada. There, you will find the man who made that saying famous, in the 80s and 90s on his television show, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Today, the veteran, celebrity media personality not only makes his home in Las Vegas, but he covers the extensive entertainment scene in that city, with his section in the Las Vegas Sun. We first spoke with Robin back in 2011, covering a variety of topics with him [see here]. Now, five years later, on May 26th, at The Palazzo Las Vegas’s Italian restaurant, Lavo, we caught up with the ever energetic media figure. Speaking with him, we were able to revisit some of the topics we spoke about in 2011 and then some.

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    A Trip to the Stratosphere Tower’s Observation Deck Tops Things to Do in Las Vegas, Literally

    Last year we had a chance to visit the long running adult show, Pin Up, featuring former Playboy Playmate of the Year Claire Sinclar at the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas [see her CYInterview here]. However, a trip to the Las Vegas resort should never go without a visit to the top of the Stratosphere Tower. There are many great things to do in Las Vegas. If you are looking for something you, your friends and your entire family can enjoy, the Stratosphere Tower’s Observation Deck makes for a great experience. Patrons can select to stay inside the glass lounge area or they can actually go outside and take in a panoramic view of Las Vegas including an unparalleled vista of the entire Las Vegas strip. Add to that the breeze and the sounds of the city below and a trip to the top of this incredible tower makes for lots of fun.