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Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 | 10 p.m.
Tough guys UFC President Dana White and fighter Matt Hughes admitted that they jumped during their visit to Fright Dome at Circus Circus. Owner Jason Egan gave them the ghostly, ghastly and gasping tour by hearse as actors jumped out to scare them.
“All My Children” star Susan Lucci celebrated her chef husband Helmut Huber’s 70th birthday at “Le Reve — The Dream” in the Wynn.
Yes, that was Celine Dion on the phone congratulating Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren on her show’s new 7 p.m. timeslot. It was such a love fest between the two that Greta promised Celine she would see the Caesars Palace show again when she’s here in late December.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson hosted a Timothy Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez pre-fight party at Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Cantina in Planet Hollywood on Friday night with two stunning Tecate beer models and signed autographs and posed for photographs with hundreds of fans. Ex-boxer Marco Antonio “Baby-Faced Assassin” Barrera, who fought Manny Pacquiao here six years, greeted Mike.
Country star Trace Adkins took his “Celebrity Apprentice” rival and Rio headliner Penn Jillette’s wife Emily Jillette for two days of golf at TPC Summerlin before it closed for this week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, the annual PGA Tour stop here.
Trace also showed up at Tacos & Tequila in the Luxor for margaritas, mariachis and molletes served by chef Saul Ortiz, who was recently on the Food Network’s “Chopped.” After the meal, Trace joined friends at Carrot Top’s headliner show next door.
UFC champion Randy Couture was with Bryan Hopkins and Ben Carey of Elvis Monroe at opening night of the new concert series “Rock the Saddle” in Santa Fe Station.
Hockey star Ilya Bryzgalov and his wife and two children watched Blue Man Group’s first-anniversary show at Monte Carlo. Ilya, who won the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks in the 2006-2007 season, currently serves as goaltender for the Las Vegas Wranglers.
Four-time world champion boxer Miguel Cotto dined at N9NE Steakhouse with his wife Melissa Guzman and a group of friends.
Angie Martinez, celebrity chef Angela Sosa’s co-author of his second cookbook, took a break from her Hot 97 radio DJ duties in New York to fly here for the weekend and dined at his restaurant Poppy Den in Tivoli Village.
After his Red Rock Resort concert, Darius Rucker continued singing, joining “Nashville Unplugged” at Rocks Lounge, where he crooned “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” with Clay Mills, his co-writer on the song. Darius also sang “Wagon Wheel” and “True Believers.”
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Catering to the young and modern crowd, Planet Hollywood is a one-stop shop for entertainment with its massive shopping mall, slew of restaurants, spacious casino and clubs.
The ambiance of the casino is retro-chic meets high-tech with black granite floors throughout and colorful LED lights throughout the space. The theme carries into the 100,000 square-foot casino with 250 flat screens topping off slot machines. The casino is also home to 87 tables, a sports book and a poker room.
There's also the Miracle Mile Shops, one Vegas' largest malls, with 140 stores including BCBG Max Azaria, bebe, Urban Outfitters and The Discovery Channel Store.
Following an afternoon of shopping, guests can satisfy their appetites at one of the gourmet restaurants in Planet Hollywood, like the non-traditional approach to steakhouses at Strip House or check out the exotic Far East motif at KOI restaurant and lounge. And if guests are still looking for more, they can spend the after hours at Privé, Triq or Krave nightclubs.
Perhaps one of the resorts biggest attractions came in March with the addition of "Peepshow." The naughty twist on the story of Little Bo Peep is modern-day spin on the run-of-the-mill Vegas topless review. The "Peepshow" stage has seen visiting celebs like Scary Spice Mel B, "Dancing with the Stars" Kelly Monaco and Playboy's Holly Madison.
The hallmark of the 3,767-room Circus Circus Hotel, Casino and Theme Park in Las Vegas lies under the Big Top, where circus acts perform on the Midway Stage as part of the world's largest permanent circus.
The Adventuredome, America’s largest indoor theme park, offers five acres of climate-controlled fun for all ages.
Guests of Circus Circus may dine in a variety of restaurants including THE Steak House, rated the best steakhouse by Zagat and recognized a record 20 times in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards, and Rock & Rita’s, where flair bartenders and live music enliven the scene.
Circus Circus also offers a casino, wedding chapel, meeting and convention space and a 30-acre RV park.