Tag: Las Vegas 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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    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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    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.

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    UFC Co-Founder Art Davie Talks with CYInterview at the Wynn Las Vegas Sportsbook: Discusses His Book, Is This Legal? Being Made Into a Movie, the Possibility of Connor McGregor Fighting Floyd Mayweather, Jr., More

    Las Vegas is fight central for the United States. Both boxing and mixed martial arts hold gigantic events there, throughout the calendar year. Art Davie, one of the men responsible for starting the UFC and bringing mixed martial arts to a wide audience, lives not far from Las Vegas in the city of Pahrump, Nevada. Mr. Davie, the author of Is This Legal? The Inside Story of the First UFC from the Man Who Created It is now working on the next part of his saga. After being inducted into the Legends of MMA Hall of Fame in 2014, Mr. Davie has been working hard on getting Is This Legal? turned into a movie. Last year, the UFC founder touched on the subject with us. [See our past CYInterviews with Art Davie here and here]. Aside from that, there is no denying that his work on behalf of mixed martial arts should earn him an induction into the Contributor’s Section of the UFC Hall of Fame. It is something he thinks will happen in the coming years.

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    Jason Tenner as Prince in Purple Reign at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is Phenomenal! Show Provides Powerful Purple Tribute to the Now Deceased Superstar; Tenner Talks Prince, Meeting the Purple One, the Show and More

    For his millions of fans, the death of multitalented music star Prince was a moment many did not expect. Prince passed away on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57. Musician Jason Tenner says he could not eat and barely slept for a few days after the Purple Rain singer’s passing. For over 15 years, Mr. Tenner has done his best to accurately represent Prince on stage. Now, he seeks to pay his respects to the now deceased artist, who so strongly impacted the music industry. On and off the Las Vegas Strip, Mr. Tenner has performed his Prince show titled Purple Reign, for more than a decade. The show comprises Jason Tenner as Prince, his band and various beautiful women. It certainly makes for a memorable evening. The show has a variety of Prince’s music, a few short humorous skits and a tribute that pays respect to the artist, now gone too soon. On the evening of Wednesday, May 25th, I attended Mr. Tenner’s Purple Reign Prince tribute show, which is now at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The venue that evening was more than 95 percent full. Throughout the entire show, the performance received numerous standing ovations.