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The Kardashian Khaos grand opening red carpet celebration at the Mirage with Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kris Jenner on Dec. 15, 2011.
Celebrity preview: Kourtney Kardashian, Lil Wayne, Brad Paisley, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, Ke$ha and many more
Friday, August 30, 2013
It’s one of the busiest Royal Robin Rundowns of celebrity events ever posted at Vegas DeLuxe. On and off the Strip, it’s a giant entertainment weekend with music and comedy superstars, world-famous DJs and some very unique events.
David Foster in concert with Jackie Evancho, Cody Carey and Kenny G, with a guest appearance by Dr. Phil McGraw, at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Dec. 29, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: New L.V. sports team? Plus, David Foster, Stevie Wonder, ‘Peepshow’ and Gordon Ramsay
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
It’s a whirlwind of Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors this wicked Wednesday: I’m hearing first rumblings that several Las Vegas entertainers have discussed an investment group to bring a sports team here as part of a league expansion.
Aerial views of The Strip in December 2010.
Las Vegas casino giants' Macau presence continues to boost revenue reports here
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
As the quarterly earnings season winds down, it was clear that the biggest winners this time were the companies that had a presence in Macau, and the bigger the presence, the bigger the score.
DJ Calvin Harris at Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand on Saturday, June 8, 2013.
World’s highest-paid DJ: Calvin Harris clocks in at $46 million
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Move over, Tiesto: There’s a new highest-paid DJ in the world. It’s been a back-and-forth battle the past few years between the well-respected Dutchman, who has been around long before this current electronic dance music explosion, and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, who a few years ago was bagging groceries.
Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Niall Horan of One Direction perform at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.
Star Surveillance: Harry Styles shirtless, Michael Phelps, Will Smith, Psy and Rod Stewart
Monday, August 12, 2013
One Direction band mates heartthrob singer Harry Styles and session drummer Josh Devine thrilled fans with unexpected visits for sun and swimming at Palms Pool during their Mandalay Bay visit. Hundreds flocked to the Palms when social media tweeted that they were relaxing in a private cabana.
The Wanted arrives at 1 OAK in The Mirage on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
Celebrity preview: The Wanted, Jonas Brothers, Ne-Yo, Emeli Sande, Brantley Gilbert and Claire Sinclair
Friday, August 9, 2013
Expect a collision between paparazzi and teen-beat pop fans this weekend when two sets of heartthrobs get flashbulbs a-popping. First up is The Wanted at Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Katherine Jenkins, Donald Driver, Cheryl Burke, Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy at Surrender and Encore Beach Club in the Encore on Friday, June 29, 2012.
Changes for ‘Le Reve’ as Steve Wynn moves forward with ‘Funhouse’ plans
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Even though Steve Wynn’s theatrical spectacular “Le Reve — the Dream” has recently celebrated its eighth anniversary and 3,000th performance, he’s still refreshing it constantly and adding elements to keep it ahead of his rivals.
Marquee Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
From clubs to family-friendly attractions, points travelers in the right direction
Thursday, August 1, 2013
We recently took to our social media fans to compile a Q+A of some of your need-to-know inquiries to lend a helping hand in making your next Vegas trip one for the record books.
Steve Wynn meets with the media in a villa at Wynn Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
Steve Wynn reveals theme, design elements for new casino in Macau
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Monday, July 29, 2013
Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn gave more details about his planned $4 billion resort on Macau’s Cotai Strip today, including its name — Wynn Palace. In a conference call to discuss the company’s second-quarter earnings, Wynn said the new property would have a floral theme with colorful floats adorning the resort and changing monthly.
The Wynn Macau is seen Aug. 17, 2011.
Wynn Resorts earnings for 2nd quarter down at $129.8 million
Monday, July 29, 2013
Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts, which operates Wynn Las Vegas and Encore on the Strip as well as two properties in Macau, reported its second-quarter earnings Monday.
In this June 5, 2013 photo, mainland Chinese visitors gather at the lobby of the Galaxy casino in Macau. Macau is in the midst of one of the greatest gambling booms the world has ever known. To rival it, Las Vegas would have to attract six times as many visitors essentially every man, woman and child in America. Wynn Las Vegas now makes nearly three-quarters of its profits in Macau. Sands, which owns the Venetian and Palazzo, earns two-thirds of its revenue there.
Tiny Chinese enclave remakes gambling world, Las Vegas
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Most people still think of the U.S. gambling industry as anchored in Las Vegas. They might think of vestiges of the mob, or the town's ill-advised flirtation with family-friendly branding in the 1990s. But they would be wrong.
Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Chrissy Teigen, Alyssa Miller, Nina Agdal and Kate Bock celebrate the Summer of Swim poolside at Encore on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Photos: Sports Illustrated swimsuit models celebrate ‘Summer of Swim’ at Encore
Monday, July 1, 2013
Love, romance and marriage were on the menu when five Sports Illustrated superstar swimsuit models celebrated their “Summer of Swim” in ...
Guy Laliberte and Criss Angel arrive on the blue carpet for Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" at Hyde Bellagio on Friday, March 22, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Criss Angel, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue models and ‘Fantasy’
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Spike TV today finally revealed the title of Criss Angel’s new magic series. It premieres Oct. 15 and features many of the illusions he’s filmed here ...
DJ Diplo at Encore Beach Club on Friday, June 21, 2013.
Photos: Ian Ziering goes shirtless again, this time at Encore Beach Club
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Actor Ian Ziering kicked off his weekend partying at Encore Beach Club on Friday afternoon and enjoying the sounds of DJ Diplo on the decks. The star ...
Holly Madison at the Miss USA 2013 pageant, Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Holly's new wedding date; Jonas Brothers video; Trump's new (and very, very wealthy) partners
Monday, June 17, 2013
Reality television’s Holly Madison, who now calls Vegas home, has settled on Sept. 10 for her California wedding to "baby daddy"Pasquale Rotella, the promoter of this weekend’s giant Electric Daisy Carnival here.
Shania Twain and Bo Derek backstage at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace.
Star Surveillance: Jason Statham, Shania Twain, Derek Hough, Marie Osmond and UFC and NFL stars
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Hollywood, sports and music stars continue to choose Las Vegas as their No. 1 destination for parties, performances and pleasure. Here’s a Royal ...
Strip Scribbles: Paris Hilton at Daylight; Recycled Percussion in France; and Pawn Stars medallion
Strip Scribbles: Paris Hilton at Daylight; Recycled Percussion in France; and Pawn Stars medallion
Monday, June 10, 2013
The four eccentric musicians who make up Quad headliners Recycled Percussion became international jet-setters this past weekend and wowed French citizens by rattling their junkyard pots and pans.
Paris Hilton at 1 OAK in the Mirage on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
Celebrity preview: Paris Hilton, Cheryl Burke, Ludacris, Emeril Lagasse, Miss USA, Sammy Hagar and Bill Maher
Friday, June 7, 2013
With temperatures already set to shatter the 110 mark, cooling off at the pool becomes mandatory, and we have Ludacris at the Palms, Paris Hilton ...
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis celebrate Surrender's third anniversary at Encore on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.
Photos: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis celebrate three years of Surrender
Friday, June 7, 2013
Macklemore, 29 and from Seattle, and Lewis, 25 and from across Washington state in Spokane, first dined at Andrea’s, where I spotted Macklemore ...
California lawyer's Las Vegas party costs nearly $100,000, time in jail and civil suit
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
California lawyer Robert Pearman was given the chance to allow his Las Vegas transgressions to stay in Las Vegas, but he declined. Now Pearman, 45, is facing charges of malicious destruction of property at Encore.
The Canadian Tenors arrive on the blue carpet for Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" at Hyde Bellagio on Friday, March 22, 2013.
Photos: Globetrotting Tenors — Tea with The Queen; Cirque’s One Drop; and Caesars residency?
Monday, June 3, 2013
In just five days, the quartet of Canadian singers known as The Tenors are on the world’s most whirlwind of showbiz travels, the busiest yet in their ...
Mel B and husband Stephen Belafonte celebrate her 38th birthday at Encore Beach Club on Saturday, June 1, 2013. Lil Jon is at right.
Photos: Mel B celebrates her 38th birthday at EBC, Andrea’s and Surrender
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Singer Mel B of Spice Girls fame and former headliner in “Peepshow” at Planet Hollywood celebrated her 38th birthday Saturday with a daytime ...
Cheryl Burke, Derek Hough and Karina Smirnoff of "Dancing With the Stars" at Marquee Dayclub for the Asahi Beer USA Takeover on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012.
Celebrity preview: Jabbawockeez, Derek Hough, Mario Batali, Scott Weiland and The Tenors
Friday, May 31, 2013
Also in Las Vegas this weekend: Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis of Chippendales release their first single, Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender is at The Orleans, Krewella is at Light and the Simon G Soiree with Jenny McCarthy, Mario Lopez and Katrina Bowden is at Tao.
Michael Phelps competes in the World Series of Poker’s No Limit Hold 'Em/Eight-Handed tournament at The Rio on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Garth Brooks, Michael Phelps, Jason Statham and Colin Farrell
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Country superstar Garth Brooks will be doing double duty this Fourth of July Weekend. Using hotel mogul Steve Wynn’s private jet, he will shuttle ...
Peepshow headliners Kelly Monaco and Mel B flank Jerry Mitchell, the show's creator, director and choreographer.
Mel B’s birthday and boot camp in Las Vegas for ‘America’s Got Talent’
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Spice Girl and former “Peepshow” at Planet Hollywood star Mel B, who played the first Peep Diva, returns here this weekend to celebrate her birthday and simultaneously lead the super boot camp for “America’s Got Talent.”
The 31-year-old Aladdin crumbles to the ground on April 27, 1998, while the under construction Bellagio hotel looms in the background. The hotel's implosion cleared the way for the $1.3 billion Aladdin Project. However financial troubles caused the Aladdin to close. The property reopened in November 2007 as the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
Pop quiz: What was the original name of the Hooters hotel? Where was Castaways?
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Las Vegas is constantly evolving: hotels and casinos are built and torn down, money flows in and out, tourists and residents come and go. The names of local resorts are no different. They have transformed over the years, too.
The grand opening and red carpet of "Pin Up" starring Claire Sinclair at the Stratosphere on Monday, April 29, 2013.
Celebrity preview: Garth Brooks, ‘Pawn Stars,’ Charlie Sheen, Chris Brown, Diddy and Claire Sinclair
Friday, May 24, 2013
It’s a mega-weekend that defies description, but I’ll try: Insane, out of control, over the top, outrageous, a never-ending 96-hour whirl. Only The Entertainment Capital of the World could produce this extraordinary four-day blast.

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