Checking Out Renovations At Palms

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We’re going to take a break from hotel news to share a first-hand report that follows up a recent news post. A few weeks ago we shared news of the completion of the first phase of renovations at Palms. After writing the article I decided to stop by to see some of the upgrades and […]

Phase 1 Of Palms Upgrades And Renovations Complete

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When Station Casinos purchased Palms Casino Resort in 2016, they promised to renovate and upgrade the property to current standards. Renovations at Palms started in 2017 and will continue into next year. However, we’ve reached the completion of the first phase of the $620 million renovation project. There has been significant progress and they are […]

5 Casinos Near The Vegas Strip Receiving Upgrades

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Nearly three-quarters of visitors to Las Vegas stayed at hotels on the Las Vegas Strip Corridor, according to the most recent Las Vegas Visitor Profile by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority in 2016. Somewhat related, MGM Resorts International had 85% occupancy in their hotels on the Vegas Strip in 2017. Visitors to Las […]

Fortune Cup Modernizes Horse Racing Games In Casinos

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If you’ve been to MGM Grand or The Venetian in the past few months you might have noticed the massive 9 foot-long Fortune Cup mechanical horse racing game. It’s possible that you didn’t see the horses racing. Maybe you would have noticed the large video board showing a digital version of the race. If you […]

Coming Soon: New Hotel Rooms At Luxor. Maybe More.

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There’s something quietly happening at Luxor right now. On November 30, there was an article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal about a billboard that read “coming soon” across the street from the casino. An MGM Resorts International spokesperson told the newspaper “What you’re seeing is the face of an old billboard that’s in transition. It […]

Station Casinos Upgrading Palms And Palace Station

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Station Casinos is probably most famous for being “just” a casino operator for Las Vegas locals. That’s been changing in the past couple of years. Simple upgrades to the sportsbook and restaurants at Red Rock Casino and Green Valley Ranch have brought the casinos even closer to standards expected from Vegas Strip casino-resorts. The two […]

New Ways To Gamble In Las Vegas Right Now

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Over the years Las Vegas casinos may have looked different but they’ve often been filled with the same games. Casinos had rows of slot machines over here and rows of table games over there. Las Vegas casinos have been redesigned a lot over the years. The flow through casino games has changed a lot recently. […]

Caesars Entertainment Emerges From Bankruptcy

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Caesars Entertainment recently announced the completion of the merger with Caesars Acquisition Company (CAC) and conclusion of the restructuring of its subsidiary, Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (CEOC). In brief, this means that Caesars Entertainment has restructured and is now out of bankruptcy. We’ve covered their hotel room renovations over the past year (or two) […]