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October 1, 2014

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Photo: A view of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore taken from a M
The favorite hotel of multimillionaires? Hint: It’s in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Where does a multimillionaire stay when he or she needs a break from the mansion in Malibu, penthouse in New York, bungalow in the Bahamas, chateau in Switzerland and palace in Paris? According to New World Wealth, a wealth watch group, the wealthy prefer accommodations in Las Vegas and New York.
Photo: Monica Fung is crowned 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas o
Monica Fung is crowned 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas at pageant in Palazzo
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
It was a take-your-breath away moment as the contestants walked onstage for introductions in their cultural costumes. The crowd cheered as outfits from China, Cambodia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam and more dazzled under the lights.
Photo: Comedian Matt Kazam is headlining at the Riviera.
Journey back in time with Matt Kazam in ’40 Is Not the New 20’ at Riviera
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Comedy:
It’s frightening to think that 40 years ago, iPhones didn’t exist, and instead we held up a Get Smart shoebox-sized phone with a 6-foot antenna to our ears. Worse is that online dating sites didn’t exist back then.
Photo: Linda and Walter Misco of Chester, N.H., won the $
History, legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Gaming:
The “Lion’s Share” was the oldest mechanical-reel machine in the casino. Custom made for the resort’s opening, it slowly gained a cult following as it held onto its top jackpot as the years went by. It grew to become the most popular slot machine.
Photo: Cheryl Burke, Antonio Sabato Jr., Jonathan Bennett
Strip Scribbles: Randy Couture exits ‘DWTS’; farewell, Circo, hello, Lago at Bellagio
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Las Vegas:
Meantime, Las Vegas tattoo artist Cleen Rock One from Chrome Gypsy Tattoo continues tonight with his “Ink Master” quest for the $100,000 prize on the Spike reality-TV competition hosted by Dave Navarro.
Photo: Lynda Carter takes a selfie in front of the Wonder
‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter takes on L.V. slot machines at G2E
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Gaming:
The world’s most powerful woman takes over the Strip today. No, it’s not former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama or former vice-presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. It’s Wonder Woman!
Photo: New Zealand singer Lorde performs during Night 2 o
Lorde and Jerry Lewis face off in Las Vegas tonight
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Entertainment:
Tonight is a remarkable evening in Las Vegas entertainment as a newcomer goes up against a veteran. The terrifically talented twosome is two-time Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum-selling ”Royals” singer Lorde and Hollywood screen legend Jerry Lewis.
Photo: Katy Perry parties at Surrender on Friday, Sept. 2
Katy Perry watches beau DJ Diplo’s set at Surrender post-MGM Grand concert
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Nightlife:
Arriving just shy of 1 a.m. Saturday, Diplo, Katy Perry, her team and their mutual friends made their way into the Encore nightclub. Diplo took to the wheels of steel, and Perry was pretty in pink — including pink hair.
Photo: Chef Steve Martorano and 2011 Miss USA Alyssa Camp
Martorano, Lagasse, Bonefish Grill, Casa Fuente, Taste of the Nation
Monday, September 29, 2014
Counter Intelligence:
Celebrity chef Steve Martorano has opened his second Las Vegas restaurant, Martorano. The Cafe Martorano at the Rio chef’s new hip hangout spot is at the Paris, and the late-night crowd is having a fun time dancing to his DJ music.
Photo: Bella Notte at the 2013 La Cucina Italiana Food an
The Venetian replaces annual Winter Carnivale with luxurious Ultimo
Monday, September 29, 2014
Dining:
Instead of a Winter Carnivale, the Venetian this year will present the ultimate Las Vegas experience celebrating luxury, fine food, rare liquors and celebrity chefs. Ultimo stands for ultimate, ultra, utmost in a world of gorgeous jewelry and fast cars.
Photo: Singer John Legend, with model wife Chrissy Teigen
Strip Scribbles: Haze at Aria to close? New Planet Hollywood shows, $1.65M auto at Barrett-Jackson
Monday, September 29, 2014
Las Vegas:
Joe Vargas is reporting that the Light Group’s Haze nightclub in Aria will shut down after Halloween weekend, and it is closing indefinitely with remodeling plans canceled — at least for now. I’m also hearing that Gold Lounge will get a makeover.
Photo: Festivino on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at the Palazz
Festivino at Palazzo celebrates French chefs and old and new world wines
Monday, September 29, 2014
Food:
Old and new world wines and delicious dishes from Master Chefs of France, some of them based here in Las Vegas, marked the return of Festivino, a full-bodied festival, at the Palazzo Atrium on Friday night.
Photo: Max Jacobson with fellow food critics John Curtas
Max Jacobson makes appearance at Carson Kitchen fundraiser for him
Monday, September 29, 2014
Dining:
After months of rehabilitation in Denver, Omaha and here, food critic Max Jacobson made his first appearance back in town for the Chefs to the Max fundraiser for him at Kerry Simon’s downtown Carson Kitchen on Sunday night.
Photo: Katy Perry's
Last Friday night, Katy Perry was super fun at MGM Grand
Monday, September 29, 2014
Review:
Katy Perry performed “Hot N Cold” in a pink cat costume — she entered the stage atop a ball of purple yarn — and the single was slowed down, jazzy and very Broadway a la “Cats.” Before “By the Grace of God,” Perry “changed into something more glittery.”
Photo: Andy Samberg, center, and two friends outside The
Andy Samberg, Jesse McCartney, Criss Angel, Erick Morillo at SLS Las Vegas
Sunday, September 28, 2014
The Strip:
At Life on Saturday night, singer and actor Jesse McCartney with a a group of friends, and Cirque du Soleil’s “Believe” at the Luxor headliner magician Criss Angel, as Erick Morillo’s nonstop mixes kept the party going.

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