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November 26, 2014

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Photo: Jesus Villa and Pamela Anderson arrive on the blue
Deja vu! Pamela Anderson splits from husband Rick Salomon for second time
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Rick gained notoriety for releasing a sex tape with then-girlfriend Paris Hilton. Pamela, who remarried Rick this year after their first marriage in 2007-08, announced Tuesday that they have separated and that she’s filing for divorce for a second time.
Poker champ Joe Hachem helped bring international flair to WSOP, starts this year’s Main Event
Poker champ Joe Hachem helped bring international flair to WSOP, starts this year’s Main Event
Sunday, July 6, 2014
World Series of Poker:
When Joe Hachem took his seat on the first day at the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2005, the Australian professional immediately had buyer’s remorse. Before he played one hand, Hachem ...
Photo: Ian Ziering with Olivia Newton-John on Tuesday, Ju
Photos: Olivia Newton-John and Ian Ziering duet on ‘Summer Nights’ at the Flamingo
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Actor Ian Ziering (“Beverly Hills 90210,” “Sharknado”) joined singer Olivia Newton-John onstage Tuesday night during her resident show “Summer Nights” at Flamingo Las Vegas, where together they sang — what else? — the “Grease” mega-hit “Summer Nights.”
Photo: Pamela Anderson arrives on the blue carpet for Cir
Is Pamela Anderson en route to the Rio to cheer on husband Rick Salomon in WSOP?
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Former “Baywatch” beauty and “Dancing With the Stars” darling Pamela Anderson might arrive here tonight to cheer on the final hours of her two-time husband Rick Salomon playing for a $15 million first-place prize in the Big One for One Drop.
Photo: Antonio Esfandiari, the Big Drop for One Drop 2012
WSOP’s $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop: Antonio Esfandiari ready to repeat; Guy Laliberte ‘rusty’
Monday, June 30, 2014
It began with 42 of the wealthiest poker players in the world competing in hopes of winning the first-place prize of $15,306,668, but by Sunday night, 11 of them had been knocked out of Guy Laliberte’s the Big One for One Drop at the Rio.
Photo: Antonio Esfandiari is $18,346,673 richer after win
Cirque’s One Drop $1 million buy-in poker tournament begins Sunday at the Rio
Thursday, June 26, 2014
High rollers and big-business moguls are arriving on the Strip for Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte’s huge $1-million buy-in poker tournament starting Sunday at the Rio. ESPN TV cameras will record the action of the second charity clash.
Photo: Rio headliner magicians Penn & Teller flank the ma
Strip Scribbles: Prince Charles, Penn & Teller; ‘Marriage Can Be Murder’; WFC downtown
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
It was a case of life imitating art imitating life at Monday’s performance of “Marriage Can Be Murder” at the downtown D Las Vegas. One of the actors planted in the audience performed his “death” but actually passed out and fell to the ground.
Photo: Neil Patrick Harris is flanked by Penn & Teller at
Strip Scribbles: Penn & Teller, Steve Rossi, Vince Neil, Britney Spears and … Oksana Baiul?
Monday, June 23, 2014
Rio headliner magicians Penn & Teller perform for Britain’s future king Prince Charles at Windsor Castle tonight. It’s a charity fundraiser and also includes a Monty Python reunion, which the duo watched in rehearsals Sunday.
Photo: Ice-T and Coco Austin host the
Entertainer Nate Estimada of Men of the Strip and Chippendales dies at 24
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Las Vegas resident was a member of the new adult-male revue Men of the Strip launched by 98 Degrees founder and lead singer Jeff Timmons, who also resides in Las Vegas. Estimada previously was a performer in Chippendales at the Rio.
Photo: Matt Marshall, Staceyy Robinson, Jaymes Vaughan, R
Q+A: Fit-at-50 Ian Ziering returns to Chippendales, talks ‘Sharknado 3’
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Stripped bare to the waist wearing just a bowtie and flexing his muscles, actor Ian Ziering doesn’t look anywhere near his age of 50. But, yes, Steve Sanders, who ruled on “Beverly Hills 90210” in the 1990s, has hit the half-century mark.
Photo: Shannen Doherty, Ian Ziering and Jennie Garth at C
Recharged Ian Ziering plugs in once more with Chippendales at the Rio
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Ian Ziering, 50, is an actor who seems electrically charged, rejuvenated by a jolt of volts as he enters his second run as a guest host of Chippendales at the Rio. Ziering returned to the production Thursday night and fronts the show.
Photo: Chippendales stars Jon Howes, Jaymes Vaughan, gues
Celebrity preview: Ian Ziering + Chippendales, Gavin DeGraw, Rick Springfield, ‘The Book of Mormon’
Friday, June 13, 2014
Dad is a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love. Glamour girls and heartthrob hunks take on comedy kings and queens this Father’s Day Weekend when $1 billion is spent on gifts for him. It’s only appropriate that the guys have options this weekend.
Photo: Penn Jillette, Paris Hilton and Teller at the Rio
Strip Scribbles: By command of Britain’s future king, a royal performance for Penn & Teller
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
It’s an invitation one doesn’t turn down. Otherwise, it could be off with their heads! Who knew Britain’s Prince Charles was a fan of Penn & Teller? The two magicians have accepted the Royal Family’s invitation to perform at Windsor Castle on June 23.
Photo: Shania Twain arrives at the 2014 Billboard Music A
Strip Scribbles: Shania Twain, Murray Sawchuck, Epicurean Affair, Bobby Flay and ‘Rat Rods’
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Las Vegas schoolchildren will be presenting their end-of-year report cards to superstar Shania Twain next week. Last fall, I interviewed Shania after her charitable foundation Shania Kids Can donated funds and furniture to needy elementary school students.
Photo: Opening night of
Strip Scribbles: 100th show for ‘Panda!,’ World Series of Poker, ‘Chow Masters,’ Star Surveillance
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
“As the first resident Chinese show in Las Vegas, we’re honored and humbled to celebrate 100 magnificent shows at Palazzo,” said director An Zhao. “One hundred shows is a testament to the amazing talent of our wonderful cast and creative team.”

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