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Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas v2.0

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Mar 2016
Lots of changes have been taking place at The Cosmopolitan in the year or so since Blackstone purchased the property from Deutsche Bank. Visionary CEO John Unwin left the company and was replaced by...

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John Unwin Out At Cosmopolitan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Dec 2014
The other shoe has finally dropped at Cosmopolitan, John Unwin is no longer the CEO of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a property he shepherded from bankrupt concrete shell to crown jewel of the curious...

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Full Text of John Unwin's Cosmopolitan Sale Statement

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2014
Thanks to VT VP of Research Mac78130 we have obtained a copy of the full statement Cosmopolitan CEO John Unwin has released regarding the sale of Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to Blackstone Group LP. Here it...

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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...

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The Chelsea Details

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Nov 2013
The Chelsea grand opening concert by The Police-obsessed pop singer Bruno Mars is only a few weeks away, kicking of his ongoing series of performances in the Cosmotopolis newest venue. The Chelsea is a...

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Cosmopolitan To Finish The New Chelsea Theatre

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Jan 2013
On Cosmopolitan's opening day, me Admiral Hillegas, Dr. Dave ditched our parental supervision and headed out on an adventure through the deep dark dregs of Cosmopolitan. Our goal was to locate the Cosmopolitan's...

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John Unwin Wins NHLA Hotelier of The Year Award

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Dec 2012
Norm! pointed out via Twitter that Nevada Hotel & Loging Association has announced the winners of their annual awards. Cosmopolitan CEO and friend of VT Mr. John "I Love Dog Butts" Unwin was named "Hotelier of...

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High Limit Rooms: Just Name The Game

Posted by MikeE on 15 Nov 2011
Marquee, XS, Tryst, and Tao. Oh, and as of yesterday, Climax. These are nightclub names - a single, pretentious syllable or two, the utterance of which produces an ear-to-ear smile from nostalgia of that crazy...

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Cosmo Sinks Its Claws Into High Rollers With The Talon Room

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 11 Nov 2011
Building on Five Hundy's tip, we've learned that just in time for brides and grooms everywhere to celebrate, John Unwin and the curious class are set to unveil their new high limit salon otherwise known...

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Coming Soon: Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: THE BOOK

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Sep 2011
Our buddypal Mr. @JohnUnwin, CEO of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, has tweeted to his billions, millions, thousands of followers that : I love the photos of A-1 dog butts that @chuckmonster has posted to twitter Book...

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Mmmmmmmmariachi!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Sep 2011
The Mariachi have invaded Las Vegas: ...at Wynn Las Vegas (courtesy of VT reader JakeZ) ...at Caesars Palace (courtesy of @caesarspalace) ...at Cosmopolitan (crazy upside down video by @John Unwin) Vive Le France!...

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Caption This: @johnunwin and The Octavius Tower

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Sep 2011
Caption This: John Unwin at the topping off ceremony for the Octavius Tower at Caesars Palace just months before he quit to become CEO of Cosmopolitan. ...

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Penn National Close To Cosmopolitan Deal?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Jun 2011
The rumor mill is squeaking out word that Penn National Gaming, fresh off the closure of their purchase of M Resort, is working on a deal to purchase The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas from owners...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   m resort   penn national   john unwin   anthony marnell iii   peter carlino   


The John Unwin Show: Season Premiere

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 May 2011
On the season premiere of The John Unwin Show, Mr. Unwin is joined by a bunch of high speed chin wagging, crank snorting,...

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The Executives : Unwin's $4.5M Question

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Mar 2011
Is it enough?...

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Cosmopolitan Bungalows Unveiled!

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 14 Mar 2011
Fresh off the Facebook presses, and thanks to our resident internet ferret, we now have a lot more insight and a more first hand look at the Bungalow offerings at the Cosmopolitan. Specifically Bungalow...

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Cosmopolitan Mobile Website Launches!

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 18 Feb 2011
Just a quick note to those of you tuned into the iDevice/Android/mobile of your choice world. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has launched its Flash-free mobile site at m.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com. The Cosmopolitan's new mobile website features room...

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Are You an Employee? or: Why The Cosmopolitan Needs Nametags

Posted by JohnH on 19 Dec 2010
One of the more intriguing bits of news that was churned out of the rumor machine in the run-up to this week's opening of The Cosmopolitan revolved around the fact that the hotel's "co-stars" would...

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The Cosmopolitan Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (Video)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Dec 2010
Ladies and gentlemen, here is the Cosmopolitan's opening day press conference, speeches and ribbon cutting ceremony in its unedited glory. By far, the best part is the look on Hunter's face at the absolute...

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New Feature Posted: Interview with John Unwin, CEO The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Dec 2010
Just a note to those tuned into the RSS and Twitter feeds that we've posted a brand new feature article, an audio interview with Cosmopolitan CEO John Unwin, recorded exactly 24 hours ago at the...

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Awesome: Cosmo Comp Club Tracks Everything

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2010
MGM Resorts International hasn't done it. Wynn Resorts hasn't done it. Harrah's hasn't done it. Las Vegas Sands hasn't done it. Nobody has done it. They all talk about it...

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Steve Wynn Called Me A Moron

Posted by JohnH on 13 Aug 2010
Once upon a time, shortly after Steve Wynn had opened Encore Las Vegas, I ran into the esteemed developer walking down his newly christened Encore Esplanade. My heart rate quickened. There he was....

Tagged: wynn las vegas   encore   steve wynn   john unwin   cosmopolitan   


Cosmo CEO Unwin Responds To Wynn

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Aug 2010
Cosmopolitan CEO John Unwin took to Twitter this evening to respond to Steve Wynn's charges that the Harmon entry to the forthcoming resort is a bit of a clusterfudge. Epic smart ass. With Sheldon Adelson's bravado shriveling...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   steve wynn   john unwin   jim murren   


Unwin Pulls A Wynn

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2010
Cosmo CEO John Unwin pulled a Steverino today... he climbed up on top of the marquee to turn the damn thing on. Has the torch been passed?...

Tagged: steve wynn   cosmo   john unwin   


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