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Top 10 places for wine in Las Vegas

Top 10 places for wine in Las Vegas

“Aléatoire bêtises français.” Or, for the English speaker, “We love wine.” It’s the spice of life, a girl’s best friend and it completely makes the heart grow fonder. Yeah, yeah — we know those aren’t the sayings. Don’t ruin this for us. We’re trying to have Wine Wednesdays be a thing…

Frisky facts revealed for Las Vegas’ adult shows

Who doesn’t love a good show? By “good” we mean the basically-naked-and-doing-dirty-things-on-stage type of show. Well, we don’t know the answer to that question because personally, we love “good” shows and thankfully we live in a city that is packed with them. Ladies and gentlemen, this is Las Vegas —…

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Here’s another one for your bucket list. The VooDoo Zip Line opened at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, sending riders at speeds of up to 35 mph, 490 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. The ride travels forwards and backwards between the Rio’s two hotel towers, offering…

It’s time. Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line opens this weekend.

The highly-anticipated, sky-high zip line between the Rio hotel’s two towers is opening over the Memorial Day weekend. Mixed martial arts announcer Bruce Buffer will kick off the grand opening event for the VooDoo Zipline at noon on Sunday, May 25, yelling his signature catchphrase, “It’s time!” Soaring round-trip more than 490…

10 fun facts and figures about the WSOP

The main event of the 2013 World Series of Poker is now in full swing at Rio Las Vegas. It will continue through July 15. The field of 6,352 players is being narrowed down to the nine contestants who will sit at the final table, scheduled at the resort for…

Rio celebrates milestone

Twenty years ago today, the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino opened its doors on West Flamingo Road, becoming the first Las Vegas casino to open in the 1990s. The hotel opened with 430 suites, and in 1993, a 20-story expansion tower was added. The Rio now boasts two towers…

Flashback Friday: Know when to hold’em

The 2009 World Series of Poker main event games are underway at the Rio poker room. While other events have been going on since May 26, the main event – No-Limit Texas Hold’em – started July 3 and will winnow down more than 6,000 entrants to a final table of nine…