As if we didn't see this coming! News has been leaking out the last few days of some major changes on the strip. As each piece came out, it added a few more questions before the final piece dropped and it all made sense. First, VitalVegas was reporting rumors about Bally's Resort getting a name change. Back in October, it was reported that Caesars had sold the Bally's … [Read more...] about Two Bally’s and a Horseshoe
https://youtu.be/ajaWMC0ePeg So here we are. At the end of what can only be described as the year we wished never happened and the year we want to forget even happened. With that in mind, what could 2021 possibly look like from what we know today? This being the end of the year, I thought it was time to make a few predictions, maybe even call them forward-thinking … [Read more...] about Las Vegas 2021: My Thoughts, Predictions?
[arve url="https://youtu.be/LPArVFCogUo" title="Where Would You Put The Hard Rock Resort" description="If the Hard Rock resort returns to las Vegas, where would you put it??" /] The Las Vegas rumor mills are busy talking about a lot of things. One of them is the idea that the Seminole Indians, the tribe that owns the Hard Rock brand, wants to bring the resort back to Las … [Read more...] about Where to Put The Hard Rock Resort?
https://youtu.be/7ud10iLS5MI So what is the real scoop on the "Sale" of one of the most iconic and historic resorts on the Las Vegas Strip? Is it for sale? The Short Answer? Yes and No. The Tropicana first opened in 1957 and for most of its life was owned by if not operated by the mob. It wasn't until 1979 when it was sold to the hotel chain Ramada Inn, that it finally … [Read more...] about Is The Tropicana For Sale? (video)
[arve url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bej0dkf7lu8" title="Ask The Vegas Tourist How Many Hotel Rooms are on That Corner?" description="How Many Las Vegas Hotel Rooms are on that corner?" /] 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 … [Read more...] about Ask: How Many Rooms on That Corner in Las Vegas??
Sometimes people think the Vegas Strip hotels are only MGM or Caesars related and overlook some of the smaller, more classy and historic hotels. Today's podcast we talk about the time Debbie and I spent a night at the Tropicana then I had an opportunity to interview their VP of Leisure Sales about working at such a classic Vegas property. The Lucky Dragon does a soft … [Read more...] about 223 Staying at the Tropicana
This December, the mob returns to Las Vegas. Unfortunately it's only in amusement form, but its still the mob. It's called "The Mob Experience". Not to be confused with the museum downtown being pushed by Uncle Oscar. This is the one at the Tropicana Resort. The PA and I were down on the strip this week and checked it out. The preview center is the only thing open and its … [Read more...] about The Vegas Mob Experience Update