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Sayonara Wynn Nightlife Social Media History

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jan 2017
On January 1st the social media accounts of all of Wynn Las Vegas' nightlife venues deleted all of their previous posts. For xsample: XS Instagram, XS Facebook. I'd link to their Snapchat but other...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   nightlife   internets   social media   marketing   quantum teledildonics on ice   

ālon: Coming Soonish

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Aug 2016
ālon, the forthcoming resort from Andrew Pascal (CEO of ālon leisure, CEO of Playstudios - the folks who make My Vegas Facebook thing - and former Wynn COO, current nephew of Elaine Wynn), James Packer...

Tagged: alon   andrew pascal   james packer   oak tree capital   new frontier   pascal packer project   future   internet   

#VIMFP: Bingo! Plus Vegas Fanboy to Present!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Jul 2016
VegasMate for iOS and VegasTripping.com in conjunction with The D Las Vegas are proud to present #VIMFP - The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic on October 14-16, 2016 at The D Las Vegas and...

Tagged: vimfp   bingo   vegas fanboy   the d   golden gate   fremont street   vegas internet mafia family picnic   

Steve Wynn : The Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Feb 2016
Hey kids, did you know that Steve Wynn, THE Steve Wynn, THE STEVE... has his own website? The website, url http://www.stevewynn.com, is registered to Wynn Resorts email address and appears to be a PR campaign, probably...

Tagged: steve wynn   internets   

Cosmopolitan Launches Website 2.0

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Feb 2016
The Cosmopolitan has launched the 2.0 version of their website.... their first major upgrade since launching the original website on June 28th, 2010. The new website features a coupla major bugs. Here's one: Here's...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   website   marketing   internets   

100 Days Until #VIMFP

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jul 2015
We are 100 days out from our annual gathering of the tribes - the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic. This years event will take place Friday through Sunday October 16, 17 & 18 2015....

Tagged: vegas internet mafia family picnic   vimfp   the d   satin casino jackets   vimfptucky   vegas gang   vegastripping   podcast   five hundy   

Riviera Unplugs, Resorts World Launches Websites

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 May 2015
Riviera is closed and the server has been unplugged. Resorts World isn't open and it just launched their new responsive on all devices website. rwlasvegas.com They're rocking the Twitter at @RWlasvegas. Innovative design plus AT&T? Fuck me up...

Tagged: resorts world   websites   internet   riviera   tweetbox   quantum teledildonics   

sbe Launches Alternate SLS Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Mar 2014
sbe entertainment has launched a different version of the SLS Las Vegas website, under the corporate domain name. More renderings, hype and more praise for a hotel that isn't open yet. Oh, and...

Tagged: sls   comedy   internet   in nazarian we trust   jesus   

Meet The Cosmopolitans!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jan 2014
Ladies and gentlemen, the first reality television cartoon-u-mentary".... The Cosmopolitans. What happens when the most corrupt bank in the world tries to manage it's own 3.9 BIllion Dollar Hotel and Casino? Holy crap. Based on actual...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   john unwin   internets   

WOW: Las Vegas Sun Reporter Steals Our Linq Post

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Apr 2013
I'm not so sure why this shocks me so, but it appears that Las Vegas Sun and VegasInc reporter Ed Komenda has apparently ripped off our post from earlier today about the Linq pylon marquee...

Tagged: las vegas sun   internet   

Casino: A Film By Martin Scorcese

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Mar 2013
I've always wanted a salmon suit. Image courtesy: The Internet via Reddit....

Tagged: casino   ace rothstein   internet   

Sayonara Two Way Hard Three

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Dec 2012
Our dear pal Admiral Hillegas announced late last week that he is mothballing the warship Two Way Hard Three, the blog at RateVegas.com. Two Way Hard Three was an instant smash. It focused on persnickety...

Tagged: internets   admiral   vimfp   

Luxor Renovates

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Nov 2012
Luxor has finally renovated its ten year old hotel rooms which still contain the original Egyptian furniture website. The new theme is purple and contains some angular design motif's and a little yellow triangle...

Tagged: luxor   internets   hotel rooms   

I'm Going To #VIMFP, And I'm Taking

Posted by Misnomer on 5 Oct 2012
It's almost here! The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic is almost here, and the excitement is palpable. Time to dig out those suitcases, find your collapsible travel toothbrush, and launder your Ipso Facto Jimbo...

Tagged: misnomer   vimfp   vegas internet mafia family picnic   

Mandarin Oriental: New Website, Golden Access and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Oct 2012
Mandarin Oriental has finally discarded their amateurish website for a sleek, sexy and professional display of their luxurious goods. Filigree has been eliminated in favor of large, bold, gorgeous photos of their room offerings....

Tagged: mandarin oriental   internets   high roller suites   resort fees   

THEpoll: Where Should We Have The Pre-#VIMFP Drink Up?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Sep 2012
Where Should We Have The #VIMFP Drink Up? We're about three weeks away from the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic and all of the final bits and pieces are starting to fall into place. ...

Tagged: vimfp   vegas internet mafia family picnic   THEpoll   

Excalibur Revamps Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Apr 2012
Excalibur is has also gotten into internet spring cleaning mode with a brand new website. Check it: Sure. It works... certainly a little bit cleaner than the previous, more dungeony model. Unfortunately...

Tagged: excalibur   internet   murren   

Hard Rock Revamps Website, Comp Club

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Apr 2012
The Hard Rock has imploded its previously bitchin' website and replaced it with another bitchin website. Stylish, fun, clean and easy to read and navigate. Nice job! It is also worth mentioning that...

Tagged: hard rock   internet   backstage club   comp clubs   

VIMFP: Save The Date!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Mar 2012
Just a quick note to all of our dear friends that we have put our chips on a date for this years Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic - Saturday October 13, 2012 at 3pm. ...

Tagged: vimfp   vegas internet mafia family picnic   

Wynn Redesigns Website, Again (Really)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Mar 2012
The people have spoken and the folks at Wynn Resorts have listened. With lightning speed, they have redesigned and coded a sparkling new version of their website. The previous abomination - a...

Tagged: wynn   internet   websites   

M Life Launches New Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Feb 2012
Before you Hear About It Later, M Life has Unchained a brand new website - an Eruption of shiny stuff. They even put Van Halen in their rotation in the hopes that I won't...

Tagged: m life   internets   van halen   

Making Sense Of WynnLasVegas.com

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Feb 2012
By now you've probably heard that Wynn Las Vegas has launched a new website. The reaction on The Board has been overwhelmingly negative. Rightly so. Remember this? The issues are numerous. Where do I start? ...

Tagged: wynn   internets   marilyn winn spiegel   steve wynn   

Wynn: The New Casino Button

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Feb 2012
In response to public outcry, the brain trust at Wynn Resorts has added a "Casino" button to their website. See. Right now, all over the world, ten thousand information architects simultaneously committed suicide. Pathetic....

Tagged: wynn las vegas   internets   casino   

The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic Program #VIMFP

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Oct 2011
We're on the eve of Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic weekend and the excitement is palpable. As I type this, freaks from all over the universe are converting metal to folding green, pressing their lucky underpants,...

Tagged: vegas internet mafia family picnic   vimfp   

Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic: Discount Codes #vimfp

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Sep 2011
We are about five or so weeks out from the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic! In addition to all the good stuff planned, we've finally corralled coupon codes for below market room rates for...

Tagged: vegas internet mafia family picnic   planet hollywood   

Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic : The Details #VIMFP

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Sep 2011
VegasTripping in conjunction with The Admiral and the Vegas Gang are proud to finally announce some of what we've got planned for the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic which will take place on Saturday October...

Tagged: vegas internet mafia family picnic   vimfp   podcast   podcastapalooza   

P-Ho Does It Doggy Style

Posted by Misnomer on 8 Jul 2011
Whilst checking rates for the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic, I came across an interesting offer from Planet Hollywood. After dutifully entering my Total Rewards number, I found that I could book a Resort...

Tagged: planet hollywood   petstay   vegas internet mafia family picnic   

Golden Nugget Redesigns Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jun 2011
As we expected, The Golden Nugget has updated their website, porting over the design they built for their recent purchase and re-branding-in-progress of the old Trump Castle/Marina in Atlantic City to their Las Vegas and...

Tagged: golden nugget   internet   landrys   

Vegas Gang #61: Sahara Post-Mortem and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 May 2011
On the latest episode of the Vegas Gang podcast, the gang takes on the Sahara's closing from all angles... bringing the same insight to the game that predicted Nazarian/SBE would be a failure from the...

Tagged: vegas gang podcast   vegas internet mafia family picnic   sahara   wynn   sbe   sam nazarian   

Official Save The Date For The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 May 2011
Ladies and gentlemangs, here is your official notice to save the date for the Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza IV Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic! Once again we will be returning to the luxurious Las Vegas Strip...

Tagged: vegas internet mafia family picnic   vegas podcastapalooza   

Save The Date: The Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Apr 2011
The say that when one door closes, another opens. Gamblers and drunkards, I'm unexpectedly insanely excited to announce that this fall VegasTripping in conjunction with Vegas Media Group will present the inaugural Vegas Internet...

Tagged: vegas internet mafia family picnic   podcastapalooza   

All Aboard The Railroad Pass's

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Apr 2011
Ever been to the Railroad Pass casino on Boulder Highway in Henderson? Don't worry, neither has Jim Murren, the CEO of the company that owns it. I guess the M life Express doesn't...

Tagged: murren   henderson   internets   

There's Gold In Them Thar Internet Poker Rooms!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Mar 2011
Let us mark today - March 24, 2011 - as the day that the brick and mortar casino companies got serious about gaming on the internet. In a landmark decision by the Nevada Gaming Commission, Caesars...

Tagged: internet   poker   casino biz   wynn   caesars   mgm   pokerstars   888 holdings   fulltilt   

What Brian Thinks : Closing

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Mar 2011
Some of you have heard the bad news that Trippies award-winning website/forum WhatBrianThinksAboutLasVegas.com - the only website written on a cocktail napkin - has decided to fold. The website, not the napkin. In addition to...

Tagged: internet   trippies   what brian thinks   righthaven   

Wynn Las Vegas Updates Website!

Posted by MikeE on 28 Jan 2011
Some nights when I'm alone, I'll make myself a few cocktails, relax on the computer, and play my favorite tunes. About halfway into my first drink when a good buzz starts setting in, I begin...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   steve wynn   internets   

Awesome: Hipmunk.com

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Dec 2010
I hate booking airline tickets. Hate. Hate. Hate. Hate it. My local metropolis is served by four airports with different airlines 30 miles away from each other. Comparing tickets and prices and layovers...

Tagged: internets   travel tools   

Wynn Launches HTML Version Of Their Website!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Nov 2010
The Wynn Las Vegas has finally launched a Flash free, HTML version of their website! Here's a screen shot: Oh wait. Thats the same old flash shit and I'm STILL stuck at 51%. ...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   internets   flash sucks   

Bellagio Debuts New Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Oct 2010
Bellagio has launched a brand new for 2010 website, almost three years to the day since they launched the last one (that sucked.) This one... well... its pretty goddamn cool, at least the home page. ...

Tagged: bellagio   internets   

Circus Circus Gets Cutesy

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Oct 2010
Here's one for the UI / web design dorques in the crowd, courtesy of Circus Circus. Check it or use it. I almost half expect to hear some oooo-gah horns or rimshots if you don't...

Tagged: circus circus   internets   

Lion Incorporated Upgrades Reservations Process

Posted by MikeE on 26 Sep 2010
Kudos to MGM Resorts for simplifying the reservations process. They totally overlooked the fact that it *still* takes not one, but two inquiries to look up room rates on specific dates, but at least now...

Tagged: mgm resorts international   aria   mgm grand   excalibur   internets   

Harrah's Beta Testing New Reservation System

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Aug 2010
We've just discovered that Harrah's Entertainment - owners of everything on the right side of the Strip between Planet Hollywood and Harrah's plus Caesars Palace and The Rio - have begun bucket testing a BETA...

Tagged: harrah's entertainment   internets   flamingo   podcastapalooza   

Aria Reboots Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Aug 2010
Aria has rebooted its website. Gone is the dark blue city scape, replaced by lovely brown interiors and readable fonts. Yes, they've taken our advice and banished the horrible copperplate font used...

Tagged: aria las vegas   internets   websites   

I'll Bet You Ten Bucks...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jul 2010
How many times have you instigated a friendly wager amongst online acquaintances? If you've spent any time whatsoever reading this website, you know that I start bets here and on the Twitter about three...

Tagged: betable   gambling   internet   

Skylofts Launches Brand New Website That Doesn't Load

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Jul 2010
Dear Wynn Las Vegas, we apologize. After nearly a year of busting your chops about how pathetically slow your website is to load, your friends down the street on top of the MGM...

Tagged: skylofts   internets   websites   mgm grand   cosmopolitan   

Cosmopolitan Launches Full Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jun 2010
As we mentioned in the previous post, the brand new full website for Cosmopolitan has gone live at http://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com. Design wise - its fantastic. Sexy, sultry, usable and interactive without over indulging or being ridiculously...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   internets   

Palms Launches New Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jun 2010
Sometime in the last month or so, The Palms has launched a brand new website, chock full of flashy insanity. The logo also appears to have been changed every so slightly as well. The fronds...

Tagged: palms   internets   

MGM Grand Launches Roaring New Website!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2010
The standard bearer for 'bitchin' Las Vegas casino websites, Tha' MGM Grand, has launched a new one which roars like the coug that it is! No, thats not a figure of speech. The website...

Tagged: mgm grand   internet   

Hard Rock Launches Awesome New Website

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Jun 2010
The Hard Rock has launched a brand new website, which is... well... pretty f'ing awesome (unless you use one of those hotly discussed fruit company gadgets that doesn't support the Flash plug in. *achooobrianfey*) Primary navigation...

Tagged: hard rock   internets   

UPDATED: Kudos: Bellagio Joins Truth In Marketing Campaign

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 May 2010
VT reader Misnomer shared on The Board a stellar example of accidentally honest marketing courtesy of the fine folks at Beeelagio. See... How long before they change it? I say by end of day that word...

Tagged: bellagio   internet   websites   

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