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Seven interesting things about the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

Seven interesting things about the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

While the 2014 FIFA World Cup has just gotten underway in its host country of Brazil, a tournament of a different kind – but with equally high stakes in terms of world prestige – is in full swing at Rio Las Vegas. The 2014 World Series of Poker began at the end of May and [...]

Make Las Vegas your goaaalll for World Cup soccer

Make Las Vegas your goaaalll for World Cup soccer

Rio De Janeiro isn’t the only city preparing for World Cup madness. Here in Las Vegas hotels, restaurants and bars will be showing all the games and offering specials to welcome fans during the 2014 FIFA World Cup (June 12 – July 13, 2014). In Las Vegas, World Cup matches take place between 9 a.m. [...]

Do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas

Do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas

Looking for a unique way to show dad just how much you love him on Father’s Day? Bring him to the city of excess. From over-the-top attractions to a plethora of food specials, you’ll find plenty of ways to do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas. Show pops he’s tops. Remind your dad how much [...]

That’s the spot! Where to park in downtown Las Vegas

That’s the spot! Where to park in downtown Las Vegas

Finding a place to park in downtown Las Vegas can be difficult if you don’t know where to look. In recent years, this area has experienced a dramatic revitalization. Once just an afterthought to visitors who were primarily focused on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown is rapidly becoming a first thought. New life has been breathed [...]

Get ready to geek out at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

Get ready to geek out at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

Comic book aficionados can let their inner fanboys and fangirls out over their favorite creators and celebrities at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con June 20 – 22 at the South Point.  The event is not just for die-hard fans though. Anyone can come and enjoy the video game arena, hundreds of people in costume, [...]

EDC Las Vegas 2014’s insanely cool lineup is released

EDC Las Vegas 2014’s insanely cool lineup is released

Electric Daisy Carnival, the largest annual celebration in Las Vegas for electronic music lovers, lingers on the horizon – and it will be bigger and better than ever. This year’s event will be held June 20 – 22 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’s produced by Insomniac, a company renowned for creating massive multisensory [...]

Las Vegas Convention Survival Guide

Las Vegas Convention Survival Guide

“Yeeeeaaaahh, I’m gonna need you to represent the company at this convention.” Dreaded words that immediately conjure visions of trudging around a convention floor networking and schmoozing all day, a boring business dinner at a bad chain restaurant packed with flair and then head back to the hotel room where there’s nothing to do but [...]

A guide to getting around Las Vegas

A guide to getting around Las Vegas

Las Vegas boasts a variety of transport services – everything from taxis, airport shuttles, limousines, the Las Vegas Monorail, buses and open-top sightseeing tours to rental motorcycles, bikes and scooters. How do you plan to get around town during your visit? Here are the basics on almost every way possible to travel within Sin City. [...]

Hot happenings in May at Las Vegas’ pool clubs

Hot happenings in May at Las Vegas’ pool clubs

Sure Las Vegas is synonymous with the dry desert, but you’ll quickly discover – thanks to the city’s pool clubs – that it also runneth over with water. So forget sleeping in…you’ll want to spend your afternoons getting oiled up with girls in itsy-bitsy bikinis and guys in tight swim trunks while partying at these [...]

The Las Vegas shopping list keeps getting longer

The Las Vegas shopping list keeps getting longer

Yet another retail project has been added to the city’s growing shopping list. Earlier this week, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino announced it will redevelop a 60,000 square-foot area on Harmon Avenue into a dining and entertainment destination. Located on the property’s south end, the new development will begin construction in 2015. “Our [...]

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