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MGM Paid Parking: Tourists Pay, Employees and M Life Noir Free

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 May 2016
Paid parking is imminent. Sources told us previously that the deadline for implementing paid parking at MGM properties was May 31, 2016. Based on the quick work MGM is making to install lighting, pay...

Tagged: paid parking   mgm   mgm grand   luxor   bellagio   jim murren   profit growth plan   

New Feature Posted: The Pyramid Suite at Luxor Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Feb 2015
Just a note to folks tuned into the Twitter, Facebook and RSS feeds that we've posted a new feature article to the site. This review comes from VT reader Devestazione, who traveled all the way from...

Tagged: review   luxor   devestazione   

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   

Thanks For The $10 Resort Credit, Luxor

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 May 2014
Luxor sent me this email today. Does anybody even use email anymore? Anyways, they're giving out $10 in daily resort credits... how generous. They also asked "how will you use your resort credit?" ...

Tagged: luxor   resort fees   resort credit   

Truth In Advertising Dept: Craps at Luxor

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2013
The latest edition of our Truth In Advertising series comes via Luxor's Facebook page wherein they've beamed this lovely photo to 253,246 fans, of whom 1,006 "Like" it. Within, we see an array of gamblers representing...

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VegasEats: Pyramid Cafe at Luxor

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 May 2013
It is no secret that the casino cafe as we know it is a dying breed. With megaplosion of foodie culture, the old farmer breakfast just doesn't cut it anymore. Eggs, bacon, sausage...

Tagged: vegaseats   pyramid cafe   luxor   dining   breakfast   

Dear @Twitter, Give @RealCarrotTop The Check

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 May 2013
Dear Twitter, Give @RealCarrotTop the Official Check Mark. And give us one too! Thanks! ...

Tagged: twitter   carrot top   luxor   

Titanic : The Exhibition - The Gift Shop

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 May 2013
Tucked inside the atrium podium at LuXor is the long running Titanic: The Exhibition, which Luxor stole from Tropicana five or so years ago. I couldn't tell you what the exhibit is like, but...

Tagged: titanic   luxor   gift shop   

The Luxor Fun Book

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 May 2013
An argument could be made that the "Fun Book" is the exact dividing line between the top half of the five star range and the bottom half... approximately 2.99 stars and below. This is...

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Photos From Space Debunk Luxor Beam Myth

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Jan 2013
I'm sure you've all heard the line that you can see Luxor beam from space. Marketing nonsense, I'm sure... and a real gem of one. Dr. Dave points us to a Tweet sent...

Tagged: luxor   the beam   mythbusting   

Luxor Renovates Incomplete Renovation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Nov 2012
Shortly before the economic defecation hit the rotary oscillator, Luxor engaged in an anti-heiroglyph campaign determined to snuff out every last vestige of Egyptology from the Egyptian themed resort and replace it with "Airport Moderne"....

Tagged: luxor   renovations   carpeting   

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...

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Luxor Renovates Liquidity

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Apr 2012
It took Luxor four years to figure out what we did instantly... their sleek 2008 half-renovation of the casino floor had 3x 4x 5x the loving atmosphere of a porcupine hugging convention. I call this design...

Tagged: luxor   renovations   liquidity   

Luxor: Hotel Guest Injured In Elevator Shaft Fall

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Mar 2012
See... we told you that Luxor was cursed. From the power blackout to the sinking foundations to the cracking steel structure, to the recent death of a hotel guest caused by an outbreak of...

Tagged: luxor   cursed   

MGM In Talks To Rebrand Luxor As Hilton

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Feb 2012
Here's an interesting piece from the tips and innuendo file.... someone familiar with the subject but not allowed to publicly discuss it spoke to VT on condition of anonymity that MGM Resorts International is in...

Tagged: mgm   luxor   hilton   

LUXOR: Hotel Guest Dies of Legionnaires

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jan 2012
The Southern Nevada Health District announced today that a recent guest of Luxor (owned by MGM Resorts International) has died after contracting Legionnaires disease. This is the second reported outbreak of Legionnaires disease in Las Vegas...

Tagged: luxor   legionella   

Reading The Fine Print On Luxor's Winter Deals

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Nov 2011
Ahhh... fall. The leaves turn weird colors and fall off the trees. The sun sets in the middle of the afternoon, Las Vegas' most underperforming assets are shuttered for renovation or permanently. ...

Tagged: luxor   deals   

Luxor Welcomes All!

Posted by MikeE on 10 Nov 2011
...or confuses them. What do I hate more than building wraps? Confusing building wraps. Building wraps that make no sense. Building wraps more out of place than a non-hipster at Cosmopolitan, more displaced than Mickey Mouse...

Tagged: luxor   building wraps   logic   

This Is What 97,500 Pennies Looks Like

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Oct 2011
VT reader Peter recently took home 97,500 pennies from the Luxor on one of their Time Machine slots and nabbed this photo: He added this sweet little story as well... Here is my only big win so...

Tagged: jackpots   luxor   time machine   slot machine   

Luxor Sinks

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Sep 2011
Two weeks ago, VT friend and local TV investigative journalist Jon Humbert unleashed a report that county officials were investigating structural problems beneath Luxor. MGM Resorts acknowledged there are cracks in non-visible parts of pyramid. Construction...

Tagged: luxor   collapsing   

Luxcalibay Neighborhood To Get Buca Di Beppo and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jul 2011
More news from The Neighborhood. We've mentioned the forthcoming Lynyrd Skynyrd restaurant and the Rice & Co, but now we hear that Luxcalibay will be getting even more new dining options over the coming months. Planned for...

Tagged: luxor   mandalay bay   excalibur   the neighborhood   dining   luxcalibay   

Mandalay Mile Becomes The Neighborhood

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jul 2011
In this weeks episode of "Stupid Marketing From MGM Resorts" we learn that the Mandalay Mile - the mini-strip of resorts that used to include Manadalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur - has now annexed New...

Tagged: mgm   mandalay bay   luxor   excalibur   new york new york   city center   neighborhood   

Peep Luxor's New Commercial

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 May 2011
Have you seen Luxor's new(ish) TV commercial? Neither have I, but thanks to YouTube... here it is. No Redservations Required at the World Famous Luxor Alex Montana Don't Pay No Stinkin' Resort Fees at the World...

Tagged: luxor   advertising   

BREAKING: Luxor Casino Is NOT Muslim

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Aug 2010
We've got some breaking news folks, we've finally managed to confirm that Luxor is NOT Muslim, as 2 in 5 Americans seem to believe. Whew. I was beginning to worry there. Props to the Luxor tweeter...

Tagged: luxor   rumor   dorques   

NYNY Offer's Draconian Fine Print

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Aug 2010
A new offer from New York New York just landed in our email box. Instead of being formatted in standard html and images, this one accidentally came as a 'mobile' format message, something that...

Tagged: new york new york   fine print   mgm resorts   luxor   

Luxor Names Its Poker Room For Bruce Buffer

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Jul 2010
Hot on the heels of ARIA's announcement that its poker room will now be called the "Ivey Room," Luxor has announced that its poker room is forevermore named after Bruce Buffer. Huh? Bruce Buffer? The...

Tagged: luxor   poker   bruce buffer   ufc   

Blackout at Luxor!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jul 2010
Word started circulating on Twitter about four hours ago that there has been a major power failure at Luxor, rendering the entire pyramid, casino and hotel completely black. Check in lines ground to a frustrating halt,...

Tagged: luxor   blackout   

Eat Bambi at Luxor's Tender Steakhouse

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jun 2010
Calling all foodies and/or other folks who like to eat weird stuff... did you know that Tender Steak & Seafood at Luxor has "wild game tasting" on their menu? The current tasting menu includes Northern...

Tagged: luxor   tender steakhouse   weird food   

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