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Great Gambling At The Cromwell

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Something strange happened on the Las Vegas Strip late last summer. Caesars Entertainment flipped the script on gambling on the Vegas Strip. They upgraded many of the gaming rules at The Cromwell to be among the most player-friendly in the area. Unlike other Vegas Strip casinos, these good odds are at limits under $25 and […]

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 […]

What Is Your Favorite Las Vegas Hotel Upgrade?

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A few weeks ago, I was in the middle of a fun discussion about Las Vegas hotel room upgrades. We all have different preferences and it was interesting to hear some of your favorite upgrade options. I usually eschew a Strip View and ask for a larger room or a recently renovated hotel room. We […]

Bally’s Las Vegas Reveals New Resort Tower Renovations

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Caesars Entertainment is in the middle of a multi-year renovation project that’s upgrading most of their hotel rooms in Las Vegas. The latest hotel room renovation for Caesars Entertainment to finish is at Bally’s Las Vegas. All 2,052 guest rooms and suites in the Resort Tower have seen a renovation. Almost every room at Bally’s […]

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 […]

Keeping Up With The Palazzo

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The Palazzo is one of the most active casino-resorts on Front Desk Tip. The 95% success rate for upgrades using the $20 trick is among the best in Las Vegas. While some of the upgrades have been modest, this report from Tomy is amazing. “Booked 3 bella rooms in total for a bachelor/ birthday party. […]

Chip Collectors Might Want To Visit These 5 Casinos

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There are a couple of Las Vegas casinos that are definitely changing their name in the next year or so. There are a few other Las Vegas casinos that might consider changing their name at any time based on recent news and rumors. The latter casinos aren’t confirmed for a name change but casino chip […]

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 […]

Esports Arena Las Vegas Now Open at Luxor

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Esports Arena Las Vegas, the first permanent esports venue on The Strip, is now open at Luxor. The impressive 30,000-square-foot venue occupies the space that used to be home to LAX nightclub. The multilevel arena will host every form of competitive gaming, from daily play to high-stakes esports tournaments. The arena features a competition stage, 50-foot […]