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Monte Carlo To Be Renamed Park MGM

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Jun 2016
MGM Resorts International just announced that they are going to partner with Sydell Group to transform Monte Carlo into a new resort called Park MGM. MGM/Sydell Group team plans to "redefine Vegas Hospitality" and "elevate city's...

Tagged: park mgm   monte carlo   eatily   nomad hotel   jim murren   

Neato Photos of The Park and Phone Company Arena

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Feb 2016
VT superfriend CanadianCrapsShooter shared with us some neato shots of "The Park" and "Phone Company Arena" taken from various locations at Monte Carlo last week. The Phone Company Arena. Or is it Wireless Network Arena?...

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PGP: MGM Charging $20 More For Bed Preferences

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Feb 2016
Late in 2015, MGM Resorts International launched a brand new suite of website templates and a new booking engine. Great! While doing some research about resort fees and parking charges yesterday, I noticed something...

Tagged: mgm grand   bellagio   aria   excalibur   mandalay bay   monte carlo   new york new york   profit growth plan   resort fees   bed fees   fees   

Vegas Eats: Yusho at Monte Carlo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Sep 2015
Before I moved to the 'burbs and relinquished my awesomosity to a guy who puts product in his beard, my lovely wife and I had one last fling with urbanity. We moved to an artist...

Tagged: vegas eats   dining   yusho   japanese food   ramen   sushi   monte carlo   reviews   

The New Name Of Monte Carlo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Sep 2015
Late last week, MGM Resorts International CEO James "Jimbo" Murren took to the airwaves of channel 3 to chat about everything under the sun, including loudly and clearly to all within earshot of Securities and...

Tagged: monte carlo   the park   park avenue   

Monte Carlo Selfie Contest Fail #MCSummerSelfie

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Aug 2015
Monte Carlo launched their own "Summer Selfie Contest" using almost the same hashtag that Total Rewards did last week. They posted a hot summer selfie.... that isn't a selfie Definitely give them points for eye candy, but.....

Tagged: monte carlo   marketing   selfie   shoot me   

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   

Meet The New Monte Carlo Strip Entrance

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Dec 2013
Recently, MGM Resorts International published a handful of renderings of the forthcoming renovation of the Strip side frontage of New York-New York, Monte Carlo and a new aerial view of The Park. The Hershey's store/advertisement outside...

Tagged: monte carlo   new york new york   the park   the arena   renderings   

The Arena In The Park

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Nov 2013
Earlier this week, MGM Resorts International and AEG formally unfurled fruits of their partnership to construct an arena located atop the former CityCenter design annex, directly behind New York-New York. The news of this...

Tagged: mgm resorts international   new york new york   monte carlo   city center   arena   the park   murren   

Vegas Gang #99.0: Monte Carlo, LINQ, Mirage and Gaping

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Sep 2013
On Episode #99.0 of the Vegas Gang Podcast we reveal some more VIMFP stuff, talk Grandissimo, unveil Vegas Mate 4, discuss Dave's visit to THE Monte Carlo, assess Britastrophe at Planet Hollywood, oogle Mirage Villas...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   vimfp   vegas mate   monte carlo   grandissimo   

Monte Carlo Frontage Renovations Underway

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Jun 2013
Finally... nearly two years since we uncovered the project subsequently connected the dots to the NYNY stadium announcement, Monte Carlo has begun demolition of the north entrance plaza. This space will become a Double Barrel Roadhouse,...

Tagged: monte carlo   construction   double barrel   sbe   the park   

JimTV: The Park - Updated With More Renderings

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Apr 2013
MGM boss Jim Murren has you figured out. After renaming the company "MJIM Resorts" in the embedded video, he engages in a quick dissertation about what it is that Vegas visitors want. Y'all are...

Tagged: the park   new york new york   monte carlo   murren   hershey highway   

The Park Details and Renderings

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Apr 2013
Tomorrow morning, the press will trumpet something VT readers have known for weeks - the pending renovation of Monte Carlo and New York New York's Strip-facing facades, the construction of a 20,000 seat arena (in...

Tagged: the park   new york new york   monte carlo   linq   renovations   murren   

Ladies And Gentlemen, Welcome to 'the park'

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Apr 2013
Step aside Linq, MGM's new stadium project built in parking lot between New York New York and Monte Carlo will be called: the park No, I'm not joking. We can confirm that the park will occupy Rue de...

Tagged: the park   new york new york   monte carlo   mgm resorts   murren   

Update: Monte Carlo To Under Go Major Strip Frontage Renovation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Apr 2013
The somewhat forgotten but still lovely fountain plaza outside of Monte Carlo's north entrance is on the verge of being demolished, commencing a project which has evolved to be astonishingly larger than we had initially...

Tagged: monte carlo   renovations   vibe dining   

MGM Gets In The Linq Business With Stadium Behind NYNY

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Mar 2013
MGM Resorts International announced plans today to build a 20,000 seat indoor stadium in the parking lots behind New York New York with partner AEG. The land previously housed the CityCenter design center annex,...

Tagged: new york new york   monte carlo   linq   nylinq   

More Details On Monte Carlo Fountain Bar

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Sep 2011
The plot thickens regarding Monte Carlo's plans to construct an outdoor bar at their strip side fountain entrance (above). In filings submitted to Clark County Planning Commission, details have emerged about the construction...

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Monte Carlo To Construct Outdoor Bar At Fountain Entrance

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2011
The trend started by Diablo's Cantina at Monte Carlo and turned into law by Encore's strip front Beach Club - annexing any and all strip frontage for alcohol sales - is claiming a part of...

Tagged: planning   monte carlo   

Awesome: Star Wars Museum Coming to Las Vegas!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jun 2011
MGM Resorts International/NY NY Tower LLC and Order 66 Entertainment have submitted a request for a Use Permit to Clark County Planning Commission that would transform the current CityCenter Sales Pavilion between New York -...

Tagged: star wars museum   new york new york   monte carlo   

Breaking: Explosion and Fire Near Monte Carlo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2011
We're hearing various reports that there has been an explosion and fire at the Monte Carlo, most likely centered at the electrical plant located at Rue de Monte Carlo and Frank Sinatra drive. We...

Tagged: monte carlo   fire   nv energy   oops   power failure   hotel did not blow up   amen   

New Feature Posted: Monte Carlo Monaco Suite Review by Antman73

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Aug 2010
Just a note to those tuned into the RSS and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article, a neato review of Monte Carlo's Monaco Suites submitted by VT reader Antman73. It really is a...

Tagged: new feature   monte carlo   suites   reviews   

Monte Carlo's Design On A Dime Room Upgrades

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2010
With the opening of The Gateway To City Center, Monte Carlo managed to do a slight freshening up to its rooms. And by slight, we mean.... like whoa, a new comforter and lampshades. To refresh...

Tagged: monte carlo   citycenter   new rooms   

Monte Carlo Infested By Ratts

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Aug 2010
The troubles continue at The Gateway To City Center - The Pub at Monte Carlo will be infested by 80's hair metal legends Ratt for one night only THIS THURSDAY August 5th, 2010. As far as...

Tagged: metal   monte carlo   concerts   

Wynn Partners With Monte-Carlo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Jul 2010
Big (apparently very old) news! Wynn Las Vegas has partnered with Monte-Carlo for cross promotions. Uhm. No not, Monte Carlo the "Gateway to CityCenter", but Monte-DASH-Carlo the Principality in Europe. Hrm. Is it...

Tagged: wynn   monte carlo   monte-carlo   wynn monaco   

Monte Carlo To Get Minus5 Ice Bar Too

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jul 2010
Monte Carlo, known the world over as the flaming gateway to CityCenter, will be getting a slight bit cooler this fall as a second Las Vegas outpost of the Minus5 bar opens in September. Minus5 Ice...

Tagged: monte carlo   minus5 ice lounge   mandalay bay   

Monte Carlo: Your Gateway To Failure

Posted by MikeE on 9 Jun 2010
VT reader Antman73 gave us the heads up on Monte Carlo's much-needed website redo over on the board. Now, I'm no web design expert, but I've got enough experience to know that a resort's home...

Tagged: monte carlo   aria   el cortez   website redesign   

Cirque Joins the Michael Jackson Gold Rush

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Apr 2010
In June 2009, entertainer Michael Jackson died of "acute propofol intoxication" ending a life of extreme talent coupled with extreme loneliness and abuse at the hands of handlers, promotors and the celebrity press. Faster than you...

Tagged: cirque du soleil   mandalay bay   michael jackson   monte carlo   

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