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10 of the Best Las Vegas Chandeliers

10 of the Best Las Vegas Chandeliers

They’re glittery. They’re glamorous. They’re excellent for staring at while you stroll through a casino right before you slam into a slot machine because you weren’t looking where you were going. In a city with this many lights, you’d better believe we know how to make a ceiling shine. These are a few of our […]

10 movies that destroy Vegas

10 movies that destroy Vegas

Hollywood loves to demolish Sin City. Last weekend the movie “San Andreas” opened and shook up the box office, earning more than $113.2 million globally. It proves that audiences flock to see the apocalyptic, over-the-top destruction of well-known cities – like Vegas – caused by an alien invasion, natural disaster, zombies or science gone wrong. […]

Top 10 slot jackpots hit in Vegas

Top 10 slot jackpots hit in Vegas

Admit it. You have the same dream we do. Everything conspires and you find yourself in the right place at the right time – seated in front of a Megabucks slot machine that’s primed and ready to hit. You push the button (of course, pulling a lever would be more dramatic, but this is 2015 […]

Get some face time in The Spa at Trump International Hotel Las Vegas

Get some face time in The Spa at Trump International Hotel Las Vegas

I’ll jump at any opportunity to have my pores unclogged and my dull skin energized. And I’ll give props to anyone who can help diminish that darn line making its way across my forehead. So I was more than eager to visit The Spa at Trump International Hotel Las Vegas, where they’ve just debuted a […]

David Letterman — Come to Vegas!

David Letterman — Come to Vegas!

Everyone will miss Dave. We’ll miss his humor and his wit. And we’ll miss all that he’s done for New York. But, we’ll say it, New York is no Vegas. That’s why we’d love to see Dave come to Vegas and take up a residency at, say, New York – New York Hotel. To entice him to […]

Inside scoop on ‘Rock in Rio’

Inside scoop on ‘Rock in Rio’

For the first time, Rock in Rio USA has set up its infamous “City of Rock” in Las Vegas for two epic weekends of music, food and fun on 40-acres of optimized festival grounds. After partying through the first weekend, we’ve got your Vegas Insider look at what makes Rock In Rio USA a must-see music festival. The […]

10 wild and crazy ways to get married in Vegas

10 wild and crazy ways to get married in Vegas

Vegas is all about being unconventional. Nobody knows this better than marriage-minded visitors. More than 80,000 couples come to Sin City to get hitched each year – in part because it’s so easy to do. As long as both of you are at least 18 years old, a marriage license is the only document you […]

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: What you should know about security, traffic and more

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: What you should know about security, traffic and more

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is a fight like no other. Not only are the opponents (aka Money and Pac-Man) larger than life, but the hype leading up to the main event has exceeded anything we can recall. The global excitement is reaching a crescendo and huge crowds of fight fans and attendees (roughly 150,000 to 200,000) […]

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Where you can watch the fight

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Where you can watch the fight

Editorial note (updated at 2:09 p.m., May 1, 2015): • We’ve added several new closed-circuit viewing parties to the list below. Click here to see them. Faster than the speed of light or sound or whatever your favorite physics-related energy or vibration or wavelength is…well, that’s how quickly the tickets to attend the Fight of […]

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: The lowdown on the showdown in Vegas

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: The lowdown on the showdown in Vegas

Editorial note: Updated at 4:45 p.m., April 24, 2015, after the on-sale times for the fight tickets, closed-circuit viewing parties and weigh-in hit. Tickets to all of these events have sold out. The welterweight world championship unification bout between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pac-man” Pacquiao is being hyped as “The Fight of the […]

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