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Podcast: A Chat With Five Downtown Casino Bosses

Find Search for: It’s not our typical episode of the Vital Vegas Podcast, and that can only be a good thing. This week, we share an uncensored panel discussion with five downtown casino bosses: Jonathan Jossel (Plaza), Seth Schorr (Downtown Grand), Derek Stevens (The D, Golden Gate), Jim Sullivan (Fremont) and Joe Woody (El Cortez). Patrick Hughes, President [Read More...

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“Le Reve” at Wynn Provides an Over-the-Top Escape

We figured it was high time to dive into “Le Reve” at Wynn Las Vegas, and the dazzling show certainly doesn’t disappoint. “Le Reve” at Wynn is quintessential Las Vegas spectacle, and it’s no secret nobody does spectacle better than Sin City. Or hangovers. But mostly that first thing. “Le Reve,” French for “The Dream,” is a [Read More...

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Jay Leno, Brad Garrett Taping on Fremont Street Accompanied by Drama

Comedians Jay Leno and Brad Garrett were spotted on Fremont Street taping an episode of CNBC’s “Jay Leno’s Garage.” The duo drew quite a crowd on Jan. 27, 2017, as they interacted playfully with fans and showed off a vintage car, Brad Garrett’s 1948 Chrysler Town and Country. The “Garage” segment was taped largely on [Read More...

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Plaza Hotel-Casino Gets a Massive Mural

The Plaza Hotel-Casino in downtown Las Vegas recently got “inked” in the form of a towering mural on its northern face. The imposing mural is about 18 stories tall and was painted by a 7-8 person crew led by street artist and activist Shepard Fairey. The mural is an amalgam of images. It includes a [Read More...

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