Vital Vegas Podcast, Ep. 140: Vegas is Running on Smiles Again

It’s not just a podcast, it’s a way to keep your morning and night from slapping together!

In this installment of the Vital Vegas Podcast, we bring you up to speed on all the latest Las Vegas news and scoop, with a peppering of incoherent rambling and awkward pauses.

Lend us your ears. The vig can’t be much on ears, can it?

We also have a couple of great guests!

First, we chat with James Taylor, Chief of the Enforcement Division at the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Taylor shares new insights into the story of a gambler who won $229,000  on a “Mask” slot machine at TI and didn’t know it until the Nevada Gaming Control Board tracked him down.

Us, thinking about a $229,000 win.

Next, we touch base with Vinny Guadagnino, of “Jersey Shore” fame, back for his third stint as a guest performer in the Chippendales show at Rio.

Chippendales is celebrating its 20th year at Rio, and “Vinny G” will be a guest performer in the show through April 10, 2022.

Vinny G, otherwise known as “the normal one.”

The fun continues with a cavalcade of Las Vegas updates: “Marriage Can Be Murder” moves into The Orleans, Chef Martin Yan brings M.Y. Asia to Horseshoe (Bally’s), Caesars Palace has a new entrance, Omega Mart celebrated its one year anniversary, a movie prop museum opened at Neonopolis, Resorts World is shuffling its restaurant line-up, Salt Bae’s steakhouse opened at The Park, BTS sold our four shows at Allegiant Stadium, Top of Binion’s Steakhouse reopened after two years and more.

Your next visit to Caesars Palace will have more this.

You know we’re not going to leave you without a listicle of the week, so you’ll hear “11 Things From the 2021 Las Vegas Visitors Profile That We Didn’t Put in Our Blog Post.” Here are the 21 things we did blog about.

Please attempt to contain your enthusiasm.

Look, podcasts are free, and you’re always saying you pine for the days when there were more free things to do in Las Vegas.

So, slide some Vegas in your ears and subscribe on Apple Podcasts or wherever the kids are getting their podcasts now.