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Star Surveillance: Russell Peters, Lil Jon, Frank Ocean, Ah-nuld, Jennifer Tilly, Lacey Chabert

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Lacey Chabert (in white), Ali Fedotowsky (second from right) and friends at Tao on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in the Venetian.

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Jennifer Tilly, left, at Casa Fuente in the Forum Shops on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Caesars Palace.

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Russell Peters and Lil Jon at Surrender in Encore on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Academy Award nominee and poker phenom Jennifer Tilly dined at Social House in Crystals at CityCenter. In town for the “All In for Cerebral Palsy Celebrity Poker Tournament,” she also hit the shops before returning to the card tables.

Also at Social House, U.S. Men’s National Team soccer player and L.A. Galaxy forward Landon Donovan celebrating the birthday of a good friend.

Casa Fuente in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace has been a celebrity hotspot the past few days. Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stopped by today and enjoyed a Fuente Fuente Opus X and a glass of white sangria.

On Sunday, Jennifer enjoyed a glass of champagne before picking up a Christmas gift for her poker star boyfriend Phil Laak. And comedian Ron White stopped in to purchase a box of Fuente Fuente Opus X Petit Lanceros.

Country singer Kellie Pickler and her husband, Kyle Jacobs, dined with friends at nearby Trevi. The group shared executive chef Peter Scaturro’s calamari fritti, bruschetta, margherita pizza, chicken Caesar salad and caprese alla trevi. Kellie is in town for the 2013 American Country Awards on Tuesday at Mandalay Bay.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and rapper Frank Ocean took his mother to dinner at Hakkasan in MGM Grand. The mother-son duo enjoyed seared scallops with fresh mango in chili sauce, a crispy duck roll, roasted Chilean sea bass with Chinese

honey, stir-fry lobster with sweet and spicy sauce and cashew nut and

three-style mushroom before heading out to watch Beyonce’s “Mrs. Carter Show” at nearby MGM Grand Garden Arena.

DJ turned movie and stage comedian Russell Peters returned to his turntable skills when he joined Lil Jon behind the decks at Surrender in Steve Wynn’s Encore, with Nicole Richie and Nicole Murphy dancing up a storm during the high-energy set.

Actress Lacey Chabert (“Mean Girls,” “Party of Five”) was in a party of 10 at Cirque du Soleil’s “Zumanity” at New York-New York. The group, which included Ali Fedotowsky of “The Bachelorlette,” mingled with the cast post-sexy show.

During the girls’ getaway weekend, Lacey and Ali also enjoyed dinner at Lavo in Palazzo with Amy Davidson and enjoyed vegetarian and gluten-free delights. Later after champagne toasts, they danced the night away at Tao in the adjoining Venetian.

Former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones was spotted at La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas after the nearby 2013 NASCAR Awards honoring six-time champion Jimmie Johnson.

Caesars superstar headliner and 2013 Great Santa Run grand marshal Shania Twain and husband Frederic Thiebaud dined at Restaurant Guy Savoy in Caesars and enjoying vegetarian dishes including the artichoke and black truffle soup with a toasted mushroom brioche and black truffle butter and chestnut all-around paired with Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon.

UFC fighter Nick Diaz posed for photographs with fans by the handcrafted ice sculptures of Minus5 Ice Bar at Mandalay Place.

And skateboard pro Ryan Sheckler partied with Of Mice & Men frontman Austin Carlile at Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club to celebrate a friend’s birthday.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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