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And The Nominees for the 2007 Trippies Are...

By Chuckmonster on Thursday, 1st November 2007 3:40pm
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The nominations have been sorted, counted and all hanging chads (Norman?) have been scrubbed from the rolls. We received an incredible amount of nominations this year and the field of nominees is extremely competitive in all categories so this years' awards should be quite exciting.

Without further adieu, VegasTripping is proud to announce this years final nominations for our Third Annual Trippies - The Best (and Worst) of Las Vegas Readers Poll Awards.

Voting is open NOW

The BEST

Best Joint Overall:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Flamingo
Mandalay Bay / THEhotel
MGM Grand
Red Rock
Mirage
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Best High Roller Joint:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Low Roller Joint:

Bill's Gamblin' Hall and Saloon
Four Queens
Imperial Palace
Main Street Station
Orleans
Stratosphere
El Cortez
Casino Royale

Best Value:

Ballys
Bill's Gamblin Hall and Saloon
El Cortez
Flamingo
Golden Nugget
Imperial Palace
Luxor
Orleans
Stratosphere
Treasure Island

Best Rooms:

Bellagio
Flamingo
Rio
Mandalay Bay/THEhotel
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Chow:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Four Queens
Mandalay Bay
MGM Grand
Paris Las Vegas
Rio
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Buffet:

Bellagio
Main Street Station
Mandalay Bay
Mirage
Paris
Aladdin/Planet Hollywood
Rio
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Room Service:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
MGM Grand
New York New York
Rio
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Neon:

Binion's
Flamingo
Frontier
Riviera
Stardust
Vegas Vic (Pioneer)
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Show:

O
Blue Man Group
A New Day... with Celine Dion
Ka
LOVE
Mystere
Phantom : The Vegas Spectacular
Spamalot

Best Entertainer:

Barry Manilow
Big Elvis
Celine Dion
Danny Gans
Elton John
Gordie Brown
Rita Rudner
Wayne Newton

Best Place to Get Laid:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Hard Rock
Palms
Wynn Las Vegas
My Hotel Room

Best Ultralounge:

Pure
Tao
Tryst
Jet

Best Casino:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Mandalay Bay
MGM Grand
Mirage
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Table Games:

Bellagio
Binions
Golden Nugget
MGM Grand
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Slots:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Main Street Station
MGM Grand
Palms
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Video Poker:

Bellagio
Gold Coast
Main Street Station
Palms
Red Rock
Silverton

Best Poker Room:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
MGM Grand
Mirage
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Sports Book:

Ballys
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas Hilton
MGM Grand
Mirage

Best Dealers:

Bellagio
Binion's
Imperial Palace
Mirage
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Drink Service:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Flamingo
Hooters
MGM Grand
Orleans
Paris
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Cocktail Waitress Outfits:

Caesars Palace
Mandalay Bay
Orleans
Rio
Wynn Las Vegas

Best Comps:

Total Rewards (Harrah's)
Players Club (MGMMirage)
Red Card (Wynn Las Vegas)
Boarding Pass (Station Casinos)

Best Carpet:

Bellagio
Flamingo
Mandalay Bay
MGM Grand
Rio
Wynn Las Vegas

Best News:

Stardust Implosion
City Center
OJ Simpson Arrested
New Frontier Closes
Steve Wynn Pokes Hole In A Picasso

Best Future Resort:

City Center
Echelon Place
Unnamed Elvis Themed Resort
Encore
Fontainebleau
Palazzo

Best Whorehouse:

Don't Need to Pay For It
My Room (Delivery)
Palms
Chicken Ranch
Bunny Ranch

Best Casino Closure:

Boardwalk
Frontier
Stardust
Westward, Ho! Klondike

Best Implosion Rumor:

(Please blow this joint up!)
Circus Circus
Harrah's
Imperial Palace
New Frontier
Riviera
Tropicana

Best Website:

CheapoVegas.com
EverythingLV.com
LasVegasAdvisor.com
LeavingLV.net
RateVegas.com
Vegas4Visitors.com
VegasTodayAndTomorrow.com
WhatBrianThinks.com

Best Blog:

FiveHundyByMidnight.com
LeavingLV.net
TwoWayHardThree.com
The Strip Podcast Blog
VegasRex.com

Best Forum:

EverythingLV.com
LasVegasAdvisor.com
LVTalk.com
VegasMessageBoard.com
WhatBrianThinks.com

Best Podcast:

FiveHundyByMidnight [ iTunes ]
Gin & Tonic Hour [ iTunes ]
Living In Las Vegas [ iTunes ]
The Strip Podcast [ iTunes ]
Worst Las Vegas Podcast [ iTunes ]
This Ain't Iowa [ iTunes ]
The Vegas Tourist [ iTunes ]

Pet Peeve:

Children
Crowds / Stop Walkers
Prices Going Up
6:5 Blackjack
Porn Slappers
Timeshare Maggots
Traffic

Person Of The Year:

Kirk Kerkorian
OJ Simpson (seriously?)
Oscar Goodman
Steve Freiss
Steve Wynn
Wayne Newton

The WORST

Worst Joint:

Circus Circus
Excalibur
Harrah's
Imperial Palace
Riviera
Tropicana

Worst High Roller:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
MGM Grand
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Worst Low Roller:

Circus Circus
Excalibur
Gold Spike
Imperial Palace
Plaza
Slots O Fun
Tropicana

Worst Value:

Bellagio
Caesars Palace
Mandalay Bay
MGM Grand
Wynn Las Vegas

Worst Rooms:

Circus Circus
Excalibur
Harrah's
Imperial Palace
Tropicana

Worst Chow:

Circus Circus
Excalibur
Flamingo
Harrah's
Imperial Palace
Sahara

Worst Buffet:

Circus Circus
Excalibur
Imperial Palace
Sahara
Tropicana

Worst Room Service:

Circus Circus
Excalibur
Imperial Palace
MGM Grand
Sahara

Worst Neon:

Bill's Gamblin' Hall and Saloon
Circus Circus
Planet Hollywood
Stratosphere
Treasure Island
Wynn Las Vegas

Worst Show:

Cirque du Soleil (in general)
Carrot Top
Celine Dion
Crazy Girls
Danny Gans
Sirens of TI
Hans Klok Beauty of Magic

Worst Entertainer:

Amazing Jonathan
Carrot Top
Celine Dion
Danny Gans
Wayne Newton

Worst Place to Get Laid:

Circus-Circus
Fremont Street
Excalibur
Nowhere
Paris Hilton
My Hotel Room

Worst Ultra Lounge:

Polly Esthers
Pure
Studio 54
Tangerine
Tryst
They All Suck

Worst Casino:

Caesars Palace
Circus Circus
Imperial Palace
Harrah's Las Vegas
Riviera
Tropicana

Worst Tables:

Bellagio
Circus Circus
Harrah's
Imperial Palace
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Worst Slots:

Bellagio
Harrah's
Palms
Treasure Island
Wynn Las Vegas

Worst VP:

Caesars Palace
Harrah's
Mandalay Bay
New York-New York
Wynn Las Vegas

Worst Poker Room:

Excalibur
Imperial Palace
Luxor
O'Shea's
Ballys

Worst Sportsbook:

Circus Circus
Harrah's
Hooters
Imperial Palace
Luxor
New York- New York
Tropicana

Worst Dealers:

Caesars Palace
Harrah's
Imperial Palace
MGM Grand
Venetian

Worst Drink Service:

Harrah's
Mandalay Bay
Paris
Treasure Island
MGM Grand

Worst Cocktail Waitress Outfits:

Harrah's
Mermaids
Imperial Palace
Paris
Tropicana

Worst Comps:

Total Rewards (Harrah's)
Players Club (MGM)
Red Card (Wynn)
Boarding Pass (Station Casinos)
Club Coast (Coast Casinos)

Worst Carpet:

Circus Circus
Excalibur
Imperial Palace
Plaza
Treasure Island
Tropicana

Worst News:

Britney Spears, Paris Hilton et. al.
NBA All-Star Weekend Violence
OJ Simpson Strikes Again
Stardust Imploded
Luxor To Lose Theme

Worst Future Resort:

City Center
Echelon Place
Encore
Trump
New Plaza (New Frontier)

Worst Whorehouse:

No Such Thing
Venetian
Clark County Methodone Clinic
Bunny Ranch
Heidi Fleiss' Stud Farm

Worst Closure:

Westward, Ho!
Stardust
New Frontier
Barbary Coast

Worst Implosion Rumor:

(Please don't blow this place up!) Ballys
Circus Circus
Flamingo
Imperial Palace
Riviera
Sahara
Tropicana

Generally Overrated:

Bellagio
Celebrities
Cirque du Soleil
Las Vegas Advisor
Mandalay Bay
Palms
Venetian
Wynn Las Vegas

Most Annoying:

Anthony Curtis
Britney Spears
Celine Dion
Paris Hilton
Wayne Newton



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