Best Budget Hotels in Las Vegas

Because Las Vegas is world-famous, visitors often assume that it’s a large city and tough to get around. The truth of the matter is that Vegas offers all of the excitement of an urban environment while still being a very manageable size. You can typically drive from one end of town to the other in […]


Vegas Vaccinations, Restrictions, and Health Passports

What a week of gambling news! Las Vegas casinos are vaccinating their employees while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reducing travel restrictions for those already vaccinated. Plus, there is now talk of a Vegas Health Passport for visiting Sin City! [embedded content] Hello friends, and welcome to This Week in Gambling! I […]


Best Non-Gambling Activities in Las Vegas for Couples

There is so much to do in Las Vegas aside from gambling. Unless you’re heading to one of the five-star casino restaurants in the city, you may never need to stride across a casino floor. Because of space constraints, I have included the most popular non-gambling options in Sin City. However, there are so many […]


Man Climbs Eiffel Tower on Las Vegas Strip

It’s not a weekend on the Las Vegas Strip until someone gets arrested! So, when a man decided it was time for an adventure at the Paris Casino, he looked up. Literally. Las Vegas police were called to a report of a man scaling the famous replica of the Eiffel Tower, located on the strip […]


Las Vegas Sands Now Eyes Online Gambling

It’s been less than a month since the passing of Sheldon Adelson, and already his Las Vegas Sands has a new CEO who is steering the company toward iGaming and digital betting. Rob Goldstein has been named as Adelson’s replacement, and he seems set to take the company directly into the teeth of the industry […]


New Year’s 2021 Gambling News! WSOP! Michigan! Vegas!

We kick off the New Year with gambling news from Las Vegas, as well as California, Michigan and New York State! Also, there is a new World Series of Poker champion! [embedded content] Happy freaking New Year everyone! Jay Todd back after my two weeks off for the holidays. I could have used three weeks […]


Mirage Las Vegas Closes Midweek

Another Las Vegas resort has joined the ranks of midweek closures. The Mirage Las Vegas shut it’s doors today, ceasing all operations at their casino and restaurants Mondays through Thursdays. Their hotel had already been closed for midweek operations in November. In an announcement, MGM Resorts stated that these closures come as midweek demand has […]


Cirque du Soleil Won’t be Leaving Las Vegas

Less than a month ago, Cirque du Soleil announced the permanent closure of their Zumanity show at the New York New York Resort in Las Vegas. But any concerns that the company will close down and abandon Sin City don’t seem to be true. Just a year ago their aquatic show“O” began a first ever […]


Palazzo Las Vegas Closes Hotel Until Christmas

With tourism down, a pandemic still raging and the holidays approaching, The Palazzo Las Vegas has decided to close their hotel until at least the 23rd of December. The Sands Corporation said the move will “better reflect occupancy patterns”, and that their guests are still welcome to stay at their sister property, The Venetian. The […]


Las Vegas Coronavirus Restrictions and Closures

Resorts in Nevada just reopened in June. But now, new Las Vegas Coronavirus restrictions have been announced by Governor Stephen Sisolak. Additionally, some casinos are closing during the week due to a lack of tourists, while some Vegas attractions have been shut down permanently. [embedded content] Hello players it’s thanksgiving week and we’ve got gambling […]


Las Vegas Casino Closures for Christmas?

Resorts in Nevada have yet to recover from the shut down earlier this year. Now, Governor Sisolak is considering new Las Vegas casino closures as the pandemic continues to escalate. Earlier this week the Governor communicated that closing down casinos in the state for a second time was a very real possibility. He said protecting […]


Betfred Sportsbook Heads to Las Vegas

Get ready, Sin City! A Betfred sportsbook is being build inside the new Virgin Las Vegas hotel where the old Hard Rock Casino stood. The facility will be part of the Mohegan Sun Casino Las Vegas. The book will come complete with luxury seating, a state-of-the-art video wall, and over-the-counter wagering. It will also be […]