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New Feature Posted: Caesars Palace Julius Tower : The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jun 2016
Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted - my review of the brand new Julius Tower at Caesars Palace. Check it out...

Tagged: review   julius tower   caesars palace   ramesh sadwani   hotel rooms   design   room service   


U.S. Govt Moves Against Resort Fees, Caesars Raises Theirs

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Mar 2016
In related news U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo), former chair of the Consumer Protection Subcommittee, has introduced a bill - the Truth in Hotel Advertising Act of 2016 - to the Senate that will require...

Tagged: resort fees   caesars entertainment   


Caesars Properties Probing Self Parkers With Survey

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Feb 2016
We've been hearing reports over the last week that the Linq Hotel, Flamingo and Harrah's self parking garages have been manned by security personnel armed with surveys since late last week. The security folks are asking...

Tagged: parking   caesars entertainment   linq   flamingo   harrahs   


Caesars Unveils Great New Rooms at Paris and Harrah's

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Dec 2015
Hot on the heels of the unveiling of new Ultra Hip rooms at Planet Hollywood and the Julius Tower at Caesars Palace, a Caesars Entertainment advertisement running on the YouTube is showing off brand new...

Tagged: new rooms   paris   caesars entertainment   harrahs   


New Rooms: Caesars Palace Upgrades To Julius Tower, Mr. Chow

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Oct 2015
Caesars Entertainment announced this morning that they are renaming and renovating the old Roman Tower at Caesars Palace. The new "Julius Tower" is a long needed refreshing of the vintage and funky Roman Tower hotel rooms....

Tagged: caesars palace   julius tower   mr. chow   new rooms   


In Search Of Sarno Blocks

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Aug 2015
[He] figured out a way to make this Roman orgy, bacchanalian kind of motel look expensive by using a concrete block that you could see through. And that would allow you to do the cheapest...

Tagged: in search of   jay sarno   sarno blocks   steve wynn   caesars palace   circus circus   


New Feature Posted: Cromwell Deluxe The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jul 2015
Just a quick note to those tuned into the RSS, Facebook and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article - a massive 15 page review of The Cromwell. Tons of photos, tons of analysis,...

Tagged: cromwell   bills   barbary coast   hotel reviews   luxury   drais   caesars entertainment   


Sayonara Gary Loveman

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jun 2015
Right about now, Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman has returned from his goodbye lunch with fellow C-levelers to find a slice of cake sitting on top of a stack of storage boxes filled to the...

Tagged: loveman   caesars entertainment   lurveman   


The Loveman Legacy

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Feb 2015
Gary Loveman revolutionized the Las Vegas gaming industry by harnessing the power of every single byte of information casinos gather about their customers to create a marketing machine never before seen in world of business...

Tagged: gary loveman   executives   caesars entertainment   bankruptcy   obey the lurveman   


Breaking: Gary Loveman Out As Caesars CEO

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Feb 2015
Gary Loveman is stepping down as Caesars CEO company effective June 30. The company has named former Hertz executive as CEO-designate. After 12 years as CEO, Caesars has accomplished more than what we could have imagined...

Tagged: caesars   gary loveman   sayonara   


Deadmau5: The Bubbles About To Burst

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jan 2015
The forthcoming Hakkasan-owned Pure at Caesars Palace replacement, Omnia announced their DJ lineup for their spring 2015 season. Omnia's righteously horrible website tells us that DJ's include Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Chuckie, Krewella, Martin...

Tagged: nightlife   deadmaus   omnia   caesars palace   hakkasan   


Read The Totally Rewarding Bankruptcy Letter From Caesars Entertainment

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Jan 2015
Today Caesars sent out notice of their impending bankruptcy to Total Rewards members. VT Senior Vice President of Luxury MikeE and Executive Director of Dining and Design JohnH contributed to this explosive report....

Tagged: caesars   bankruptcy   total rewards   


Caesars Entertainment Declares Bankruptcy or See Loveman's New Haircut

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jan 2015
Well, we all knew it would come to this, Caesars Entertainment has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. But there is more to the story than just that. Caesars has been in a...

Tagged: caesars entertainment   bankruptcy   loveman   ovaltine   


The Resort Fee Arms Race

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Nov 2014
Caesars Entertainment announced recently that they were upping their resort fees to $25/night across the board at all of their Las Vegas properties. In some cases, the rooms themselves aren't worth $25/night, let alone...

Tagged: caesars   mgm   resort fees   monte carlo   luxor   excalibur   new york new york   


The Executives: The Lurve Boat

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Nov 2014
Caesars Entertainment (CEC) announced Monday that one of their corporate shell companies (CEOC - holders of 44 casinos with Caesars, Horseshoe and Harrah's brands plus Total Rewards) has begun formal discussions with creditors about a...

Tagged: executives   caesars entertainment   loveman   


The Executives: It's Nobody's Default But Mine

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jun 2014
Investors in Caesars Entertainment's House of Cards have begun circling in the water, filing a notice of default against the company, part of a larger protest about Caesars' shell game of holding corporations and hiding...

Tagged: the executives   caesars entertainment   debt   


Bourdain Does Vegas (Again)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Apr 2014
It is hard to think of a better way to spend 4/20 than booze, bong hits, Bourdain and Vegas. Yes kids, Bourdain is back in Vegas. With Ruhlman in tow too....

Tagged: bourdain   caesars   guy savoy   vegastv   


Peep The Vortex at The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2014
Ever since the Linq project was announced, we've been fascinated with The Vortex - the cantilevered neon tornado thingy atop the building that used to be O'Sheas. But - beyond a cantilevered neon tornado thingy -...

Tagged: the vortex   the quad   caesars   linq   cromwell   nightlife   chateau   paris   


Caesars Sells The Quad, Ballys and Cromwell...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Mar 2014
Speaking of House of Cards... Caesars Entertainment has sold The Quad, Ballys, The Cromwell and Harrah's New Orleans casinos for a whopping $2.2 billion dollars,... the buyer of these casinos is Caesars Entertainment sub-corporation Caesars...

Tagged: caesars entertainment   the quad   ballys   cromwell   


Caesars Greatest Hits Anthology Suites Vol. 2

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Feb 2014
Today Caesars Entertainment released a remixed and remastered compendium of their Greatest Hits, entitled Caesars Anthology Vol 2. (1998-2013). Seriously, they've gathered all up all of their highest end stuff across all of...

Tagged: caesars   suites   villas   


The Executives: Find The Debt

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Dec 2013
Earlier today, Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman delivered a powerpoint to the Bank of America 2013 Leveraged Finance Conference... if you have a hankering to blow your skull into a thousand pieces, check out slide...

Tagged: the executives   gary loveman   caesars entertainment   


Vegas Gang #101: Downtown Grand, Caesars, SLS and Earnings Season

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Nov 2013
On the latest episode of The Vegas Gang... a mini VIMFP recap then headfirst dive into the gang's thoughts about the tour of Downtown Grand, discussion about Caesars' myriad problems, and a progress report on...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   downtown grand   caesars   sls   earnings season   wynn   


Caesars Holds A Garage Sale

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Oct 2013
Caesars Entertainment is holding a massive multi-property garage sale this weekend, selling items spanning from classic sculptures and signage to heaps of scrap metal to a 55 gallon drum of food grade lubricant. ...

Tagged: caesars entertainment   auction   loveman   


Caesars Palace: Bacchanal Buffet Gets A Music Video

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Sep 2013
Caesars Palace has given the Bacchanal Buffet a highly choreographed music video. Flashdance meets Dancing with the Internet Ferrets in an oontztasm of jazz hands and greasy food porn. Makes me want to...

Tagged: caesars palace   bacchanal buffet   advertising   


Help Publish Grandissimo: The First Emperor of Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Aug 2013
Ladies and gentlemen, I am so undeniably happy to share with you the immensely great news that Grandissimo : The First Emperor of Las Vegas is entering the final phases of production. I've been lucky enough...

Tagged: grandissimo   jay sarno   caesars palace   dr dave   vegas gang   


Resort Fees and The Death Of The Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jul 2013
Caesars Entertainment announced their quarterly earnings report today. This is the first full quarter since they began charging resort fees earlier this year. The result, unsurprisingly, was an increase in hotel revenues. From the...

Tagged: caesars entertainment   resort fees   gambling   gary loveman   


Vegas Gang #92: Cosmo Ads, Grandissimo, Sheldon, Seafood and Smoking

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Jul 2013
Episode #92 of the Vegas Gang Podcast has been posted last night. Topics this time include Cosmopolitan's new marketing campaign, mergers & acquisitions in gaming technology, fallout from the Pinnacle/Ameristar merger, LVS, Macau, casino smoking, the...

Tagged: vegas gang podcast   podcasts   vimfp   cosmopolitan   nobu   caesars   loveman   grandissimo   apps   


New Feature Posted: Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace - The VT Review 2013

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jul 2013
Just a quick note to those tuned into RSS and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new hotel feature, Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace - The VegasTripping Review 2013. VT's resident architect, and by resident I...

Tagged: caesars palace   nobu hotel   sushi   david rockwell   seafood   


Adventures In Satin Casino Jacketeering

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Jul 2013
Recently, while satin casino jacketeering on eBay in anticipation of the World Series of Satin Casino Jackets, I purchased an interesting little jacket that may have some historical significance. Behold. A Caesars Palace jacket? ...

Tagged: satin casino jackets   misnomer   caesars palace   


Caesars Gives Paula Deen The Deep Fried Boot

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Jun 2013
Caesars Entertainment announced that they are separating from celebrity chef PaulaDeen. 'While we appreciate Paula's sincere apologies for statements she made in her past that she recently disclosed during a deposition given in response to a...

Tagged: Caesars entertainment   paula deen   dining   butter   


VegasEats: Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2013
The plan came together quickly, me and Miss Monkay would meet Admiral Hillegas at Centra bar at Luxor and head over to Gordon Ramsay's Pub and Grill at Caesars Palace. Dr. Dave joining us for...

Tagged: vegaseats   gordon ramsay   pub   grill   caesars palace   dining   celebrity chef   


Caesars Orders An Apostrophe

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 May 2013
Caesars Entertainment has filed a trademark for the name "Apostrophe" related to "bar services." Unfortunately, the crux of the biscuit isn't that it is a Frank Zappa themed bar. Witty. Think about it....

Tagged: caesars   apostrophe   apostrophe bombing   


This Week In Caesars: Resort Fees, PH, The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Apr 2013
We're reminded today by VT reader @dunebug that Total Rewards members who are Platinum or better don't have to pay Caesars Entertainment's asinine resort fees. The rest of you losers (who haven't had the...

Tagged: caesars entertainment   the quad   linq   planet hollywood   resort fees   


The Linq Resort, Casino and Marquee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Apr 2013
Caruso Federated Incorporated Limited Company has posted a short video of the pylon marquee they and Caesars Entertainment are planning to build at the mouth The Linq. The pylon follows the lead of the ARIA's freshly...

Tagged: linq   caesars   osheas   marquee   


Judging The Response To Gansevoort

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Apr 2013
Two weeks ago, the Caesars Entertainment brain trust - a term we use loosely... brains? trust? HAHAHAHA - announced that Barbary Bill's Ramblin' Gamblin' Booze Hall and Shootin' Range would be transformed...

Tagged: bills   barbary coast   caesars   gansevoort   twitter   


Caesars Reverses Course On Resort Fees Again

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Apr 2013
Caesars' mouthpiece blog has stated today that in response to customers demands, Gary Loveman himself has declared - in front of an investors conference at Planet Hollywood - that they made a mistake when breaking...

Tagged: caesars   resort fees   


Caesars Statement Re: Resort Fees

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Feb 2013
Caesars Entertainment has released a statement (via Las Vegas Advisor) regarding resort fees. Resort fees at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts will begin March 1st and vary based on resort ranging from $10-25 and offer a...

Tagged: caesars entertainment   quantum teledildonics   resort fees   


Thickening Plot Dept: Vegas.com Deletes Caesars Resort Fee Post

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Feb 2013
Ooooh boy, this is interesting. Vegas.com has deleted their blog post which announced that Caesars Entertainment was instituting resort fees at their Las Vegas properties. One can only wonder what has transpired behind the scenes....

Tagged: caesars entertainment   no resort fees   vegasdotcom   


Caesars Entertainment Adding Resort Fees

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Feb 2013
According to Vegas.com, Caesars Entertainment has turned their back on their promise to never charge resort fees. The article claims that Caesars will begin charging fees on rooms booked after March 1st. A cursory check...

Tagged: resort fees   caesars entertainment   broken promises   


Happy Belated Birthday Michael Jordan, We Got You This Post

Posted by middleclassbuzz on 20 Feb 2013
Back in the spring of 2005, I had the pleasure of working a brief stint in the Total Rewards department at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino®. I say pleasure because it truly was; great...

Tagged: truthyness   michael jordan   rio   caesars   harrahs   total rewards   


When The Fun Stops - Episode 642

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Feb 2013
Gambling addiction is no laughing matter. Ok, it is... just this once. Not just the indigent hopeless idiots trolling for any life line from the depths of despair are gambling addicts, they're preachers, billionaires, captains of industry...

Tagged: gambling   ooops   loveman   caesars entertainment   


Caesars: Total Spammers

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Feb 2013
In the never ending battle to control your mind, control your social media and control your bank account, the geniuses at Caesars Entertainment have turned to Social Rewards to recruit an army of cheapskates to...

Tagged: caesars   marketing   spam   


Caesars Palace Replaces Classic Carpet!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jan 2013
Here's a shocker... Caesars Palace is replacing the classic "Emperor" Romanesque carpeting with some brown earthy looking stuff. Wow. The brightness certainly does pop... but I'm not so sure that I find it aesthetically "right." Some...

Tagged: caesars palace   casino carpet   


We Report You Decide

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Jan 2013
Fox News is discussing ways in which "how Washington DC can cut spending." To this end, they have brought in a very special guest to help them sort through the thorny issues of fiscal...

Tagged: loveman   caesars entertainment   


Caesars Fountain Frozen Over!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jan 2013
In case you didn't know it, the west coast is near or below freezing with Las Vegas hitting the 26 overnight temperatures for the last week... yesterday Caesars Palace's famed fountains froze. Check out the high...

Tagged: caesars palace   winter   norm   


Ruffin Eyeballing Strip Properties

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Dec 2012
Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin appeared on local flasher Jon Ralston's reportage to discuss everybody's favorite subject - the Las Vegas casino industry. In the interview, Ruffin mentions that he has made multiple offers to MGM...

Tagged: phil ruffin   mirage   ballys   caesars   mgm   


Total Rewards To Change Tier Levels Jan 1

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Nov 2012
Not to be outdone in the algorithmic adjustment olympics, our fine feathered Caesars Entertainment have decided to up the level requirements for Total Rewards comp club. Tier level requirements are jumping between 20 and 36% depending...

Tagged: total rewards   caesars entertainment   diamond in a day   comp clubs   


Caesars Inc: Show Me The Loveman

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Oct 2012
Ok gaming wonks... here's one full hour of Caesars CEO Gary Loveman showing the difference between him and the other gaming CEO's... not that we didn't know he was a propellerhead, but damn, this is...

Tagged: caesars   loveman   dutch boy   wonkavator   


Video: Caesars Palace Bacchanal Buffet Walkthrough

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Sep 2012
Strap on your video feedbag kids, VT superfriend Minton has dropped a dime and sent us an a dizzying video of the thoroughly unreal offerings at the brand new Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace. Holy carp!...

Tagged: bacchanal buffet   buffet   caesars palace   feedbag   video   


Peekaboo: Caesars Bacchanal Buffet

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Sep 2012
VT reader dshapiro dropped in at Caesars Palace's brand new Bacchanal Buffet and brought back a slew of photos and a coupla thousand calories of nom. It looks as sleek and modern as we...

Tagged: caesars palace   buffet   bacchanale   feedbag   


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