I know many of you fantasize about our glamorous life out here at The Vegas Tourist. With the big shows we cover, the red carpets we attend and all that. I thought maybe you should see the real glamorous side of shooting the red carpets and being one of the paparazzi in Las Vegas is like … [Read more...] about Cowboy Paparazzi
Sazzy and I spent some time Thursday at the World Series of Poker and was able to catch a little piece of history. The Godfather of WSOP, Jack Binion awarding Phil Ivey his eighth gold bracelet. Not bad for a 33 year old poker pro. It's one thing to win a gold bracelet, its another to have it presented to you from the man who made WSOP what it is. Jack Binion and his father … [Read more...] about Binion, Ivey, WSOP History
I was driving by the Palms this morning and thought we had moved to Canada and somebody forgot to tell me. The place was surrounded by Maple Leaf flags and Alberta license plates. It’s near 100 degrees (Fahrenheit) here - while in Canada, it’s the beginning of a very beautiful, yet short summer season. What would get all them there Canadians to flee the thawing tundra and … [Read more...] about Vegas, Eh!!
Living and working in Las Vegas has taught me never to say “nothing amazes me anymore” because every time I do, I get amazed. The weekend of June 12 and 13 was no exception. The PA and I were invited down to the South Point to attend a horsemanship clinic. I didn’t know what to expect… when all I knew was the title “The Clinton Anderson Walkabout Tour.” What did that … [Read more...] about Clinton Anderson Amazed Me
Ok, before I tackle any assignment, I always feel the need to be energized. So since we are downtown and parking at the Golden Gate, we headed right in to the deli for their world famous $1.99 shrimp cocktail. It used to be 99 cents, but even at this price, it's still a deal worth having. Cold water shrimp in a secret sauce served in a glass sundae dish. Yea, twist my … [Read more...] about Saturday on The Fremont Street Experience