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Update: Neil Moffitt Is Not Out At Hakkasan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Mar 2016
Update: Hakkasan Group has gotten in touch with VT (via their law firm Greenberg Traurig) to tell us that our previous report regarding Neil Moffitt leaving his post as Hakkasan CEO to pursue other opportunities...

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Second Nightclub Promoter Sues Hakkasan For Monopoly

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Aug 2015
Los Angeles-based nightclub promoter Ben Hakim has filed a cross complaint against Hakkasan LV LLC and Hakkasan LTD LLC in U.S. District Court in the State of Nevada. In court documents obtained by VegasTripping, Hakim alleges...

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MB BC Limited Sues Hakkasan Group Alleging Monopoly

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2015
New developments have arisen related to the rumored sale of 1OAK, The Bank and other former Light Group assets recently acquired by Hakkasan Limited. The New York Post Page Six is reporting that MB BC Ltd.,...

Tagged: hakkasan   light group   mandalay bay   daylight   light   neil moffitt   

Rumor: Hakkasan To Sell Bank, 1OAK, Light And More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jul 2015
Rumors are swirling that Hakkasan is looking to divest itself from portions of their acquisition of The Light Group from Morgans Hotel Group. The original deal, which was announced in December 2014, outlined that...

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MGM Hakkasan Hospitality Unplugged

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Jul 2015
In February 2014, we posted that MGM Resorts International would be partnering with Hakkasan Group to build a Hakkasan Hotel at MGM Grand. We obtained renderings of the project shortly thereafter. Someday, these renderings will...

Tagged: mgm resorts international   hakkasan group   mgm hakkasan hospitality   jim murren   mgm grand   hakkasan hotel   gansevoort   

Truth In Advertising Dept: Hakkasan and Steve Aoki Partner For Anti-Alcohol, Drug Campaign

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jul 2015
An advertisement is now appearing atop Harmon Corner's ginormous LED billboard every five minutes. The message? Say no to drugs and alcohol. The messenger? Super star dj Steve Aoki, Hakkasan...

Tagged: truth in advertising   benihana   hakkasan   steve aoki   cops   mgm grand   booze   

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   

The Hakkasan Hotel at MGM Grand

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 May 2014
In February 2014, VegasTripping reported that MGM Resorts International had inked a deal with Hakkasan Limited to develop a Hakkasan hotel at MGM Grand. A month ago, the two companies publicly announced their partnership...

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Hakkasan Hotel Coming To MGM Grand

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Feb 2014
Sources are telling us that MGM Resorts International, owners of almost everything on the west side of The Strip, have reportedly inked a deal with Hakkasan Limited to expand their brand footprint at MGM Grand...

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Steve Wynn Discusses How Hakkasan Ate His Lunch, While Eating Lunch

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Oct 2013
On the recent Wynn Resorts earnings call, an analyst asked Steve Wynn to explain why the Las Vegas properties saw their food & beverage earnings decrease for the first time ever, specifically inquiring if the...

Tagged: steve wynn show   nightlife   hakkasan   light group   earnings   

Cardboard Check Watch: HAKKASAN!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2013
There are two things I want to accomplish before I kick the bucket. The first - a long shot - is to yodel from the top of Mount Everest, the second - come home...

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VegasEats: Andrea's at Encore

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 9 Aug 2013
The use of "hip" and "vibe" brings out the worst of my inner monologue. Eye rolling begins and the sarcasm builds to a fever pitch. To me, and for that matter most people I know,...

Tagged: vegaseats   andreas   switch   vibe dining   encore   hakkasan   surrender   nightlife   quantum teledildonics   


Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Jul 2013
Multi-billion dollar night club gets hacked by weight loss spammers. Right now, someone is rushing to the office to change the Hoot Suite password. Password: bottleservice123....

Tagged: hakkasan   hijinks   

Holy Crap: The Hakkasan Price List

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 May 2013
Ever wondered how much those ginormous bottles of booze cost at the latest hip new happening nightclubs? Just for fun lets do the math on the Zen package to see what their margins are... Retail price for...

Tagged: hakkasan   pricelist   nightlife   

Peekaboo: Hakkasan At MGM Grand Renderings

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Dec 2012
For those who just can't get over the sting of losing the Imperial Palace's blue hued pagoda stylings, worry you not.... Hakkasan, the forthcoming Pan Asian supper club at MGM Grand has got you modernized...

Tagged: mgm grand   hakkasan   nightlife   construction   renderings   

MGM: Hakkasan Construction Update

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Sep 2012
We've been tracking the MGM Lion construction job for quite a while, eventually finding out that what they were building was a new nightclub/restaurant thingy called Hakkasan. The other day I rolled by...

Tagged: mgm grand   hakkasan   construction   

MGM Grand Lion Renovation is Hakkasan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2012
The renovations to the exterior of the MGM Grand's ginormous lion sculpture are part of the renovation of Studio 54 as it becomes Hakkasan, an Asian inspired restaurant/nightlife concept managed by Angel Management Group. ...

Tagged: mgm grand   hakkasan   construction   nightlife   dining   

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