The pandemic killed a lot of investment and construction projects around the country, but not in Las Vegas. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts kept moving forward with huge projects. Fontainebleau Las Las Vegans is going to open in late 2023. The pand epidemic also saw the opening of Resort World Las veres and major projects at Circus Circus and Tropicana.
The Las Vegas Strip is some of the hottest real estate on Earth. Resorts World Las Las Vega is trying to unseat the market leaders Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resort International. The Strip has become the land of big names with celebrity chefs bringing their signature restaurants and the biggest entertainers taking up residency at world-class venues. Caeresars is rebranding Bally's Casino under its gambler-friendly Horseshoe brand and trying the sell Flamingo resort casino. MGM has not been sitting still as it sold off the Mirage and purchased the Cosmpolitan. CEO Bill Hornbuckle shared some plans for its newest top-tier Las Nevada Strip property.
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Some of the best custom wedding party attire we’ve seen on The Strip. Don’t hate on the dude not wearing his jersey (rumored to be #33), just got to town.
Bragg Gaming Group has introduced changes to its team. Christina Romero, one of the group’s directors, resigned from the company. Mark Clayton will replace her.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is real estate’s "most profitable single asset sale ever" for Blackstone
Blackstone sold The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for $5.65 billion. The transaction included a $1.625 billion lease-back deal for MGM Resorts International to acquire its operations. It is the latest high-priced transaction in Las Las that did not produce any funds in real estate transfer taxes. Gov. Steve Sisolak has said lawmakers should take up the issue in the next legislative session. Blackstone posted a net loss of $29.4 million for the second quarter of 2022.
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Apply for 'Time2play Las Vegas Casino Buffet Tester' job. Reviewing four major buffets in Las Las. Vegas. The job includes a four-night stay at a casino hotel on the Strip, $500 cash upon completion of the reviews, a $1,000 in spending money and a pair of Lululemon sweatpants. The online application form is easy and requires you to write a short paragraph on why you are the best person to be a Las Nevada casino buffet tester. You must be 21+ to enter the buffet. It reminds us of another dream job being paid $10k a month to live at California winery.
Time2play is offering a job for a taste-tester in select Las Vegas hotels. The winner will get a paid trip to Vegas, four nights in a hotel, $1,000 to spend, and a voucher for airfare. He will also be given a culinary tour through four luxury Vegas hotel buffets.
Caesars shares plans for revamping Las Vegas Strip Casino. New casinos, including Dream Las. Vegas and the long-delayed Fontainebleau, are on their way. Hard Rock International plans a Guitar Hotel on the site of the Mirage's volcano. Caesar's plans to sell Flamingo resort casino and rebrand Ballys under its gambler-friendly Horseshoe brand. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri gave away a key part of this plan at a July 11 event.
The World's Best Awards survey is conducted every year. Readers choose the hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines and more. The winner is the Wynn Las Vegas, which is ranked No. 1. The other properties on the list are the Four Seasons, Aria, Vdara and Venetian. They are all located along the Las Vegas Strip. T+L readers also choose their favorite restaurants. It's estimated that non-gaming tourist dollars account for more than 50 percent of revenue in Las Las.
Tilman Fertitta, owner of the Golden Nugget casino, has big plans for some land he has purchased on the Las Vegas Strip. He wants to build a new casino. The downtown casinos were closer to old-school Las Las than the mega-resorts owned by Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resort International.
Time2play is hiring a buffet taste tester to review four of Las Vegas' top buffets. The position is temporary and pays $1,500. It comes with a Southwest Airlines voucher and four nights at a Vegas hotel.
Caesars Entertainment Inc. is putting its Flamingo Resort Casino up for sale and rebranding Bally's Resort casino under the Horseshoe name. MGM Resorts International traded Mirage for the Cosmopolitan. Las Vegas has bounced back spectacularly after the financial crisis. The Las Las Vites Strip is the most valuable 4.2-mile stretch of land in the world.
Time2play will pay someone $500 to eat their way through four casino buffets and review them for its website. The flight to Sin City will be covered plus a four night stay at a Las Vegas casino hotel.
Plaza Hotel & Casino unveils four new projects to transform its Main Street façade and dome. The projects include an animated Carousel Bar under the Plaza’s iconic dome, downtown”s first smoke-free, social media friendly gaming area, a rooftop patio at Oscar's steakhouse and Pinkbox Doughnuts. Nellie “Southern Kitchen‚ has officially opened the doors to its first West Coast location at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The Plaza and Oscar's will remain open during construction. For more information, contact Amy E. S. Maier, The Warren Group, [email protected]
Katy Perry received a key to the Las Vegas Strip in June. The ceremony symbolically unlocks the one-year anniversary of Resorts World Las Las Nevada. It is the most expensive hotel-casino in Nevada history at $4.3 billion. Perry is performing at the Resort World Theatre through August 13. She will perform at another show over eight days in the fall, beginning October 5.
In 2012, Packer was trying to attract big gamblers from Macau and Las Vegas to integrated resorts like Barangaroo and revamping of Crown Melbourne and its Perth casino. The high roller market was already turning over $30 billion a year in Australia. Crown took the lion’s share of this bounty by offering big punters access to a fleet of Gulfstream jets, limousines, luxury villas and exclusive entry to the Capital Golf Course. Whales were treated to private gaming “salons”, which enjoyed a special exemption from bans on smoking indoors.
The days of sitting down at a machine and drinking whatever you want, whenever you wants are gone at most casinos. Most bars require a minimum bet and consistent play. The worst bartop video poker odds are still better than the slot machines or keno games. The house edge for video Poker is based on perfect play and the best games have a higher house advantage. It's important to prioritize what matters and understand how to earn free drinks. There are no bars that have the perfect mix of great odds and free adult beverages. For those looking for the most fun, skip the bartops.
The Mirage Volcano is being sold to Hard Rock International. Hard Rock wants to bring the Guitar Hotel to the Las Vegas Strip. The Volcano will be removed. The sale of the Mirage is expected to be completed soon. It will bring an end to both the Volcano and the name of The Mirage. iReport.com reports. A Las Las Vegas icon is about to fall. In the past, the Dunes, The Sands, Aladdin, Bourbon Street, Boardwalk, Stardust, and New Frontier have all been removed for Las. Vegas.
Owning a Las Vegas Strip casino is like buying a professional sports franchise. Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International own many properties on the famed 4.2 mile stretch of road. Fontainebleau Las Las has been on a nearly 20-year odyssey and is on track to open in late 2023. Resort World Las was built from the ground up and opened on North Strip during the pandemic.
Tilman Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget Casino and the Houston Rockets, has purchased 6.2 acres of land on the Las Vegas Strip for $270 million. The location is currently home to a Travelodge motel, strip mall and parking lot.
Summer pool season in Las Vegas starts during the Memorial Day weekend. The Cosmopolitan has three different rooftop pools and Caesars Palace has six different pool experiences. Some Las Las casinos offer outdoor gambling. There are no more floating dice tables inside the pools. These 5 Las. Vegas Casinos Feature Gambling By The Pool.
Turkish Tastes is expanding its presence in the Las Vegas Culinary scene. It is partnering with Harrah College of Hospitality at UNLV and Nevada Restaurant Association. In 2021, the organization held the first annual Turkish Tasting Competition. The second annual competition was held in March 2022. Judges of this years’ event included celebrity chef Rick Moonen, Luciano Pellegrini, Michelle Vietmeier, and Lucio Arancibia.
The Las Vegas Strip has been a hot property in the last two years. New casinos have been built, a number of pieces of land have also been purchased. The buyer of the land is unknown. The owner of Houston Rockets, Tilman Fertitta, is planning to purchase prime property on the Strip to develop a new high-end casino project. There are also plans for a possible new Major League Baseball stadium for the Oakland Athletics. It is possible that MSG will get the Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. Class A (New) Report Sphere. and a first-of-its-kind entertainment venue.
MGM Resorts International has assumed operations of the Cosmopolitan after closing on its $1.6 billion purchase. The name and branding of Cosmo won't change, but the players’ club, parking systems and other operations will eventually be transitioned to the MGM format.
Galaxy Gaming has launched Triton Casino Systems, a table game progressive operating system. Codere Online posted revenues of $304.8m for the first quarter of 2022. Hard Rock Digital has announced the expansion of Hardrock Sportsbook to Virginia. GMG Resorts International has closed the transaction to acquire The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for $1.625 billion. BetMGM’s gift card distribution network will double from around 6000 to more than 12,000 in the current quarter.
SCCG Management is celebrating 30 years of innovation in the casino industry in 2022. Jerry Misko will create a series of 15 pieces of art covering 30-years of SCCg Management history. The art will be housed in SccG's newly expanded Las Vegas Strip located HQ. S CCG Advisory represents over eighty-five B2B and B3C best-in-class sports betting, gaming, media and iGaming brands from around the globe.
MGM Resorts International has completed a $1.62 billion deal with The Blackstone Group Incorporated to take over management of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The agreement also includes a group of investors who will take control of the real estate assets of Cosmo.
MGM Resorts International announced Tuesday the closing of its transaction with Blackstone to acquire the operations of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for nearly $1.7 billion in cash. The move adds another strip casino to the MGM Resort's portfolio. MGM said the Cosmo generated just over a billion dollars in net revenue in the 12 months ending on March 31, 2022.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas officially became an official MGM Resorts International property Tuesday. The company closed its $1.625 billion deal with the Blackstone Group. Three regulatory bodies gave final approval for the deal earlier this month. More than 5,000 employees are coming off each receiving a $5,00 bonus from Blackstones. Cosmo generated $ 1.1 billion in net revenue and $416 million of adjusted cash flow in the trailing 12 months.
The World Series of Poker moved from the Rio to Bally's and Paris. The move will increase convenience but increase costs. Consider the following tips to save money on transportation, food, and lodging.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas surprised all its 5,400 employees with a $5,000 bonus. The bonuses total more than $27 million. Two lucky employees were also gifted vacations to San Diego and Hawaii. Blackstone plans to complete a sale of property operations to casino giant MGM Resorts International. The Cosmo opened on Dec. 15, 2010 and is located just south of the Bellagio on the west side of Vegas Boulevard.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas rewarded its 5,400 employees with a surprise $5,000 bonus Wednesday. The resort gave $27m to its workers during a company gathering dedicated to private equity firm Blackstone’s near-ten-year control of the property before its imminent sale to MGM Resorts.
The Cosmopolitan gave a $27 million bonus to its workers. The event celebrated the resort's ownership by Blackstone. It was purchased by the private equity firm in 2014 for $1.7 billion. The resort opened in 2010. Its more than 3,000 guest rooms, casino floors and common spaces with restaurants and bars are in the hands of MGM Resorts International and a real estate firm.
The volcano at the Hard Rock International resort is about to be dismantled. The volcano opened with the resort on Nov. 22, 1989. Hard Rancid International bought the property from MGM Resorts International. The eruption timing of the volcano is uncertain. A guitar-shaped room tower is expected to rise from the site.
YG's felony robbery case was dismissed on the morning of jury selection in Las Vegas. YG was accused of yanking a man's chain off his neck and making off with the diamond-laced pendant. He maintained he never stole the chain, though he admitted the bling snapped off during a fight.
Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International are fighting for Las Vegas Strip domination. MGM bought the Mirage and is planning to sell it. Caesar's plans to rebrand Bally's hotel/casino to its Horseshoe brand. The company is also planning a sale of one of its Las Las Strip properties.
Formula 1 is planning to stage a third American Grand Prix in Las Vegas. The event will take place around the Thanksgiving holiday in 2023. Las Las Vellans has hosted F1 races before, but the track was in the parking lot of the Caesars Palace Casino. The new course will be more visible and include more of Las vernice. It will also be better for the spectators. Miami is scheduled to join the schedule this May. F 1 has posted an announcement teaser on its social media platforms. They are planning a grand prix in Austin. There is also a possibility of a fourth USGP in Mexico.
Las Vegas Entertainment Engineer Art Vivas to speak at 2022 Casino Esport Conference. He is the Project Manager at Henderson-based FEA Consulting Engineers. Viv as scheduled to discuss how the esport industry can leverage immersive audio technology to improve sportsbook visual elements. The sixth annual CEC will be held at Alexis Park Resort on March 23-24. The entire two-day event will showcase recent advancements of new technologies in esports and video gaming entertainment for the casino, college and cinema enterprises.
It's National Meatball Day. 90 Ninety Bar + Grill in the Suncoast Hotel & Casino serves five meatballs with San Marzano tomato sauce, whipped ricotta, fresh basil and croutons. Alder & Birch in Orleans serves Kobe meatball with ricotto, tomato sauces and grilled baguette.
Sahara Las Vegas will open its new Azilo Ultra Pool on Friday. The new version has 10 cabanas, three bungalows and daybeds in the water. It features eye-catching Moroccan décor, lush greenery and a 240-foot LED wall. A menu curated by Chef Lyle Kaku has a Latin and Asian influence. There will be a full roster of music, including DJs performing house and electronica. The pool hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p. m. with extended closing times later in year.
A Las Vegas police officer has been arrested in connection with a robbery at the Rio sportsbook. He may have been involved in two other area robberies.
The Consumer Electronics Show drew only 15% to 20% of its usual attendance. Business travelers are still absent from Las Vegas. The same happened at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show and World of Concrete. Southwest Airlines executive reports that the industry is slowly recovering. - Get Southwest Airline Report. It's because of the indoor mask mandate that Las Las Vegans are no longer wearing them.
Crown Resorts accepted a $8.9 billion buyout bid from Blackstone. The Australian casino company reported a loss of $141 billion for the last six months of 2021. A credit agency cut Las Vegas Sands’ debt rating. Wynn Resort negotiated its first real estate sale.
LAS VEGAS MONORAIL PROVIDES ONLY STRIP TRANSPORTATION DURING ROCK ‘N’ ROLL LAS VEGAS HALF MARATHON AND 10K
The Las Vegas Monorail will be the only Strip transportation option during the 2022 Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Las. Vegas Half Marathon and 10K taking place on Sunday, Feb. 27. Paris/Bally”s station is closest to the Start Line Village, located behind Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Tickets can be purchased here.
Blackstone will buy Australia's Crown Resorts for AU$13.10 per share in cash. The buyout values Crown at about US$6.4 billion. Blackstone has a heavy presence on Las Vegas Boulevard, having acquired several hotels for billions of dollars over the past several years. James Packer, Crown's largest shareholder, controlled 36.8 percent of its stock as of last summer. Packers' latest attempt to gain a foothold on the Strip was with the never-built Alon Las Las. Vegas project.
The Las Vegas Strip is a four-mile stretch of road with many properties. Caesars will remake its Bally's Property into its Horsehoe Brand. Baly's Corporation has purchased the Tropicana and plans to demolish it to build a self-named hotel/casino. Hard Rock International has bought The Mirage from MGM and it will knock down that property's iconic volcano in order to built its signature guitar hotel. The long-awaited Resorts World Las Las. Vegas opened on the Strip during the pandemic and the decades-delayed Fontainebleau Las Nevada is on track for a 2023 opening. Downtown Las Vegas is an area where neither Caeresars nor MGM owns a property.
The First World Hotel & Plaza in Malaysia is the world's largest hotel with 7,351 rooms. Genting Group is behind the launch of Resort World Las Vegas (RWWV), with 3,506 rooms, a casino, 250,000 square feet of convention space, 5,00-capacity theatre, 40 restaurants and bars and numerous retail outlets. RWWv is located on the north end of The Strip.
TCS Johnyuxley has received an official award nomination for Qorex Electronic Gaming Solutions in the Top Performing Electronic Table Game category of the EKG Slot Awards. The Awards will be presented at a gala dinner on the February 24 at the Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas. Qores is the first fully in-house designed and developed electronic gaming solution from TCS John yuxycz. It was trialled at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno and installed in Canada. It is easily configurable for various player tracking and SAS systems, bill validators and ticket printers.
Caesars Entertainment is revamping its Caesar Bally's casino. It will be rebranded and remodeled taking on the company's Horsehoe brand. Caesar's will probably demolish another classic casino with roots in Vegas' seedier past. The Mirage was sold to Hard Rock International so it could be demolished and turned into a guitar hotel. The company has not had a presence in Las Vegas.
In 2021, Las Vegas had some big openings such as Resorts World Las Vegas and Virgin Hotels Las vegasy. Last year, there were also significant acquisitions on the Strip and beyond, including the purchase of The Palms. In 2022, the results of those deals, plus construction and big-name entertainment residencies are what's ahead for LasVegans.
The fireworks show on the Las Vegas Strip will include one additional location: Resorts World. The full details for "America's Party 2022" will be announced on Dec. 16.
All casinos in the list provide free of charge vehicle parking to visitors and non-guests. Resort hotels which can be farther off the strip have almost all complimentary parking. There are many more casinos with cost-free parking towards the north end regarding the Las Vegas strip.
Eight hotel-casinos will participate in this year's New Year's fireworks and entertainment celebration. The soundtrack will be broadcast through local radio stations KOMP 92.3 and 97.1 The Point. Plaza in downtown Las Vegas will have fireworks at midnight. 80’s and 90”s Dance Party at Fremont Street Experience features A Flock of Seagulls. Brooklyn Bowl Las Las Vegans is hosting a Y2K party with DJ CO1.
MGM Resorts is selling The Mirage to Hard Rock International for $1.1 billion in cash. The future development of the property is still unknown. The sale is a surprise, but it's interesting because it shows the long-term strategy of MGM Resort's management.
The inaugural Hospitality Heroes were honored at an end-of-year reception at UNLV’s Hospitalities Hall on Thursday December 16, 2021. The event was executed by hospitality students. Eight winners received a trophy, gift bag and staycation at a local resort. Four winners were awarded with the Vegas Chambers Customer Service Excellence Award.
MGM Resorts International has sold its Mirage Casino to Hard Rock International for $1.075bn (£810.5m). The company bought the operating rights in 2000 for £3.3bn. The deal is the latest in a series of transformational transactions for MGM Resort International.
MGM Resorts is selling the Mirage resort and casino in Las Vegas. The company doesn't want to invest more money into the 32-year-old property. MGM owns about a dozen properties in Vegas, including the Bellagio, MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay. In September, it bought the Cosmopolitan for $1.6 billion. It's also investing billions in a new casino and sports betting in Japan. The stock jumped 4% in premarket trading following the news of the sale.
The 4th EKG Slot Awards Show will be held on February 24, 2022 at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Cosmo will also be the show's Platinum Sponsor. There will a cocktail hour before the main event, an awards ceremony and an exclusive after party. Brian Christopher will host the event.
Nevada continues to break records for monthly gaming win. Six of the 23 publicly traded companies in Review-Journal's coverage of gaming and tourism-related business suffered losses in the third quarter. Some companies have been struggling since casinos were shut down for 78 days in March 2020. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will apply to acquire the Palms from Red Rock Resorts for $650 million. MSG Entertainment Inc. reported its first-quarter 2022 earnings. Brendan Bussmann, director of government affairs for Las Vegas-based Global Market Advisors, says the industry will have to watch out for economic problems affecting other industries.
Las Vegas police are investigating a sexual assault at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. R&B singer Trey Songz is being investigated. Neverson was in Las Las for his 37th birthday. He is cooperating with the investigation.
Las Vegas has seen a burst of multibillion-dollar resort sales this year. Developers have pushed ahead with plans for new hotels on and off the Strip. Florida developer Jeffrey Soffer announced Nov. 9 that he aims to open the 67-story Fontainebleau Las Vegas in the fourth quarter of 2023. Station Casinos aims for ground breaking early next year on a $750 million resort in southwest valley. Dream Las Nevada hopes to break ground next next Year on their 20-storey hotel-casino near the south edge of the strip. Las. Vegas Sands Corp. announced in March it was selling The Venetian, Palazzo and former Sands Expo and Convention Center for $6.25 billion. MGM Resorts International said in July it would sell Aria and Vdara for nearly $3.9 billion and rent them back. Blackstone announced it is selling Cosmopolitan of Las Las Vegas for almost $5.65 billion, nearly $4 billion more than its purchase price in 2014.