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10 fun facts and figures about the WSOP

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 Nov. 4 – 5. Dubbed [...]

Ready to zip with views of the Vegas Strip?

Ready to zip with views of the Vegas Strip?

Thrill seekers will soon have another reason to come to Vegas. By the end of summer, you should be able to soar 400 feet in the air on a 10-second zip ride (not to be confused with a zip line) between the Rio hotel’s 50-story Masquerade tower and Ipanema tower. VooDoo Zip Line will launch [...]

Rio celebrates milestone

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 with 2,522 suites. The hotel [...]

Flashback Friday: Know when to hold’em

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 by July 15. Those players [...]

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