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World Series of Poker Dates Set for 2023

World Series of Poker Dates Set for 2023

The World Series of Poker (WSOP, as the kids call it) has announced dates for its 54th annual tournament, May...
Hard Rock International Shares New Mirage Plans

Hard Rock International Shares New Mirage Plans

Hard Rock International went before the Nevada Gaming Control Board on Dec. 7, 2022, to share details of plans for...
It’s Official: Vici Properties is Las Vegas’ Landlord

It’s Official: Vici Properties is Las Vegas’ Landlord

This was sort of "official" previously, now it's official-official, without the quotation marks. Vici Properties, a real estate investment trust...
Hyatt Acquisition of Dream Hotel Group Shouldn’t Derail Las Vegas Resort Plans

Hyatt Acquisition of Dream Hotel Group Shouldn’t Derail Las Vegas Resort Plans

Hyatt Hotel Corp. just announced it's acquiring Dream Hotel Group. Here's our version of the official news release: "Hyatt Hotel...
Ellis Island Closes Brewery, More Changes in the Works

Ellis Island Closes Brewery, More Changes in the Works

A beloved off-Strip casino, Ellis Island Hotel, Casino & Brewery, may have to trim the "brewery" part from its name....
Horseshoe Poker Room Opens as Bally’s Rebrand Continues

Horseshoe Poker Room Opens as Bally’s Rebrand Continues

Bally's is transitioning to Horseshoe Las Vegas and it's going to take a minute to get used to the idea....
M Resort’s Buffet Won’t Be Back, Mexican Restaurant in the Works and More

M Resort’s Buffet Won’t Be Back, Mexican Restaurant in the Works and More

If you've been pining for the return of the buffet at M Resort, let us put your mind at ease:...
Rock, Paper, Scissors Slot Machine is Mindless Good Fun

Rock, Paper, Scissors Slot Machine is Mindless Good Fun

A new slot machine, based upon the childhood game of "Rock, Paper, Scissors," has found its way to Circa's casino...
Bally’s Corp. Officially Owns Tropicana

Bally’s Corp. Officially Owns Tropicana

Bally's Corporation has completed its acquisition of Tropicana resort on the Las Vegas Strip. Congratulations? Oh, yeah, two sentences in...
Galleria Bar Opens at Caesars Palace, $27 Cocktails Cause Kerfuffle

Galleria Bar Opens at Caesars Palace, $27 Cocktails Cause Kerfuffle

Caesars Palace has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation of its "lavish guest arrival experience," and—in a shocking turn of events—the experience...
Checking In on Construction at Fremont Casino

Checking In on Construction at Fremont Casino

Slow but steady progress is being made on the casino expansion at downtown's Fremont hotel, so we figured it was...
A Last, Unauthorized Look Inside Fiesta Henderson Casino

A Last, Unauthorized Look Inside Fiesta Henderson Casino

Yes, this blog is called Vital Vegas, but occasionally Henderson enters the chat. That's because a longtime locals casino, Fiesta...
Boneheaded Thief Snatches Chips From El Cortez Dice Table

Boneheaded Thief Snatches Chips From El Cortez Dice Table

In a bold and utterly moronic move, a man stole thousands of dollars in chips from a live dice table...
Wild Wild West Casino To Be Closed and Demolished

Wild Wild West Casino To Be Closed and Demolished

Station Casinos says it will close its small, off-Strip casino, Wild Wild West Gambling Hall and Hotel. The name makes...

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