Las Vegas News

“World’s Greatest Rock Show” Will Surprise And Delight

Lately, we’ve seen a resurgence in retro music trends, like the funky styles of Cameo and Purple Reign at Westgate. Rock tributes have been the biggest craze of the nostalgic variety, with classic-rock Fremont Street shows (both live bands and VivaVision video tributes) and plenty of rock-vault residencies on and around the Strip. Read More

Fresh Cocktails And Fun Food At The Kitchen At Atomic Liquors Downtown Las Vegas

Quality drunk munchies are now just a few staggering steps away from Atomic Liquors’ back patio. The Kitchen at Atomic, the long-awaited restaurant companion to the bar next door, opened on April 6, offering inventive entrées and a casual atmosphere. Read More

Statistician’s Tips On Increasing Your Odds At Blackjack In Las Vegas

Michael Shackleford is a gambling aficionado and a mathematician. As the owner of the The Wizard of Odds website, the former actuary and adjunct professor of casino math at the UNLV has spent countless hours calculating the odds and figuring out strategies for most of the games in casinos in Las Vegas and around the country. Read More

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Does Vegas

“Dancing with the Stars” is gambling on a Las Vegas-themed show for episode three of season 24. Some routines reflect actual Vegas shows and performers; others reflect the theme of Sin City. Read More

New Candy Shop Hits ‘Pawn Stars’ Fave Chumlee’s Sweet Spot

Chumlee is expanding his “Pawn Stars” empire, one Pez dispenser at a time. “I wanted to start a candy shop, and here we are,” says Austin Russell, blessed with the nickname of Chumlee, a favorite figure on History’s “Pawn Stars.” “My brother and I wanted to do something fun, and candy is fun.” Read More

Ricky Martin ‘All In’ With Las Vegas Residency

Las Vegas has always been part of Ricky Martin’s career. But one New Year’s Eve, you would only have seen him behind the wheel of an RV. Martin laughs over the telephone when reminded of the story from his memoir, “Me.” The RV road trip through Colorado and the Southwestern desert was one of the ways he found to cope with living in the public eye since he was a boy.  Read More

Florida Woman Wins $110,000 Jackpot At Westgate Las Vegas During Birthday Celebration

A Florida resident got a special birthday present — she became more than $110,000 richer. Read More

New Law Might Allow Marijuana Clubs In Vegas, But Feds Might Crack Down

A bill has passed the Nevada Senate that would allow local governments to issue licenses for clubs and lounges to allow smoking of Marijuana. Read More

Fountainebleau To Receive Wrap To Cover Up Eyesore

One of the biggest eyesores on the Las Vegas Strip is getting a new look — a cover up. Owners of the unfinished Fontainebleau have finally agreed to put a wrap around the first couple of floors that face Las Vegas Boulevard. Read More

Where To Play Golf In Las Vegas

Sin City has upped the charm quotient considerably in the past few years, managing to retain its kitschy appeal as it develops more stylish, upmarket neighborhoods and hotels off the Strip. The traditional things, like the 24/7 casinos, celebrity-chef restaurants and top-notch golf courses, however, remain unchanged. Golfers have year-round access to a variety of award-winning courses and abundant sunshine. And while the summer months are definitely the hottest, they offer some of the best golf deals, sometimes as much as 50 to 70 percent lower than peak-season fees. And no matter what your taste is in golf courses – desert, links, mountain, parkland – there’s a course for you. Read More