A question that has been popping up on the Las Vegas forums a lot lately is asking about the recent news of the MGM being sold. So did the MGM sell the MGM, Mandalay Bay and the Bellagio? If so, what does that mean for the hotels? The Short Answer The short answer is "Yes" MGM sold the MGM, the Mandalay Bay, and the Bellagio Resorts. But they did not sell the MGM, … [Read more...] about Did the MGM Sell the MGM ? (video)
Every time a new story about Steve Wynn and the decades-old allegations of sexual harassment makes the news, the famous scene in the movie Casablanca replays in my head. The scene where Captain Renault is shutting down Rick's Cabarete to show the German officials that he is truly in charge of Casablanca. Captain Renault tells Rick, " I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling … [Read more...] about Steve Wynn and Rule #39
Looking down the Las Vegas Strip, at all those tall, impressive towers of hotel rooms. Don't you ever wonder just how many hotel rooms and suites are there? It's a popular question on my walking tours and according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the people who are supposed to know those things, there are 148,000 hotel rooms/suites in the Las Vegas Valley. … [Read more...] about Ask: How Many Rooms on That Corner in Las Vegas??
On October 1, 2017, Las Vegas became the scene of the worst massacre in Modern American History. From the first moment somebody realized there was a story there, the people with the tinfoil hats got busy creating conspiracy stories. A second shooter, a massive government cover-up. Aliens coming in at the last minute and mind-melding the shooter and melting the Mandalay Bay … [Read more...] about What’s Really Driving the Vegas Massacre Conspiracy Stories
If only the people it was intended for would get the message. Unfortunately, James Murren, CEO of MGM Resorts International, has proven to be clueless when it comes to knowing who pays the bills at his company's resorts. So when the message went out that CES is tired of the screw job Las Vegas resorts are giving the attendees of the annual mega-convention, it probably fell on … [Read more...] about CES B*tch Slaps MGM