The worst kept secret in Las Vegas became the hottest news on earth this afternoon. Steve Wynn and Garth Brooks took the stage inside the Encore Theater to announce the five-year headlining deal where Garth will call the shots. Steve Wynn was beaming like a freshly fed Cheshire cat as his latest conquest welcomed everyone to the room. You could see that there was a true … [Read more...] about Garth is in the house!
One of the most colorful and ambitious characters of the Las Vegas gambling world is in a local hospital, grasping at the last bits of life. Bob Stupek. And not ONE local news outlet is saying a peep about it. Not one. Ok, there is a really small article buried inside the Las Vegas Review Journal about Bob Stupak. But that’s it. That’s it?? Can you name one other … [Read more...] about The Polish Maverick Clings to Life
The Dog Days of Summer. That last official weekend of summer in Vegas means pools, parties and plenty of people. Not to mention Jerry Lewis and the MDA Telethon. Went down to the strip today to check the action. And it was happening. From the crowds, you never would imagine tourism is down 10%. With relatively cheap room rates for a holiday weekend, even many locals … [Read more...] about Summer’s End
Yesterday The Ringleader was interviewed by Rick Rosen on Good Sports from the Mandaly Bay. She was a true trooper and held her own the best she could. Rick is one of those guys who can talk sports and know what he is talking about. As you will hear, not only does Rick talk as an expert in sports (he is), he has an opinion on most things and he has a great sense of humor. … [Read more...] about The Ringleader with Roadkill
A mob writer walks into a pizza joint, followed shortly by two gumbas and an ex mafia man… What do you get? You get Saturday night “Gangsters and Goodfellas” at the Fire it Up pizza joint! If you ever saw the movie Goodfellas, than you know who Henry Hill is. Henry came into town to have a little sit-down with Mob writer Denny Griffin and some of the boy’s. Plus a pizza … [Read more...] about Good Fellas