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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   


What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jul 2016
I just wanted to take a minute to share with y'all the long-form diary of the recent trip to Macau that I shared with Hunter and JohnH. I started typing this story out on my...

Tagged: macautripping   macau   cotai   wynn palace   linolens   trip reports   china   quantum teledildonics   creative writing   


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...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   sportsbooks   bill mcbeath   blackstone   starbucks   nightlife   casino   bars   clique   casino design   john unwin   


Caesars Properties Probing Self Parkers With Survey

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Feb 2016
We've been hearing reports over the last week that the Linq Hotel, Flamingo and Harrah's self parking garages have been manned by security personnel armed with surveys since late last week. The security folks are asking...

Tagged: parking   caesars entertainment   linq   flamingo   harrahs   


MGM CEO Jim Murren Blogs About Parking

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jan 2016
While the east coast of the U.S. is getting hammered by blizzard, MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren has been busy shoveling snow of his own - in the employee parking garage. Jim Murren has taken...

Tagged: mgm   profit growth plan   paid parking   jim murren   blogs   quantum teledildonics   


Truth In Advertising Dept.: Wynn Messes Up The Pips On Dice Again

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jan 2016
We've told them once, we've told them a thousand times... Obviously, those are not regulation dice. The pips are all wrong, they're glowing white and massive. Is that an obelisk or a sconce? Can I...

Tagged: wynn   encore   encore players club   truth in advertising   quantum teledildonics   


Encore Players Club Books Playboy Model Sara Underwood

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jan 2016
The brand new Encore Players Club has announced that model Sara Underwood will be "hosting" on Saturday January 16, 2016. Mmmmmm chain mail. Ms. Underwood was the Playboy Playmate of the Year of the year for 2007,...

Tagged: encore players club   celebutards   nightlife   encore   quantum teledildonics   


Caption Contest: The Encore Players Club

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Dec 2015
The forthcoming Encore Player's Club unveiled their logo/marketing last evening (see above.) Naturally, we're going to make fun of it... and you should too. How's about a caption contest!?!! We'll go first through fourteenth,...

Tagged: encore players club   party pit   steve wynn   millennials   caption contest   quantum teledildonics   


Hey Millenials, Grampa Steve Is Building You A Clubhouse!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Dec 2015
Y'know the Encore Party Pit thing that we've been talking about for a few months? Well, today Wynn Resorts trotted out the press release explaining it to the local newsies. Essentially, they're building...

Tagged: encore   encore players club   casino   millennials   nightlife   quantum teledildonics   


Cosmopolitan Puts Up Construction Season Decorations

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Nov 2015
Everywhere in Las Vegas, casino operators take advantage of the slow season by building, rebuilding and reorganizing shit. Wide swaths of casino floors are taken out of commission and re-arranged. Construction walls go...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   construction season   clique   


New Feature Posted: Wayne's World - Inside Casa De Shenandoah

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Nov 2015
Just a note to those tuned into the Twitter, Facebook and RSS feeds that we've posted a new feature article, Misnomer's recap of a tour of Wayne Fucking Newton's home Casa De Shenandoah. Wayne's...

Tagged: wayne fucking newton   casa de shenandoah   attractions   museums   quantum teledildonics   


The Intrigue (And The Oontz) is Over at Wynn!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Nov 2015
Late last night, Wynn Resorts announced that Intrigue is indeed a nightclub taking over the Tryst space on April 28th 2016. The Twitter account we mentioned in the above linked post has also come to life,...

Tagged: wynn   intrigue   nightlife   oontz   quantum teledildonics   


The VIMFP Marquee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2015
It is no accident that we dedicated the first episode of the VT podcast to talking about neon signs and marquees. There is neon in our logo, our icons, our navigation, our brand and...

Tagged: vimfp   the d las vegas   marquees   


Sayonara Revolution at Mirage

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Oct 2015
We've heard from insiders that the Beatles-themed Revolution Lounge at Mirage will be closing to make way for an entirely new dining/lounge concept. The space will be taken over by CliQue Hospitality, who will reportedly bring...

Tagged: mirage   revolution   clicque hospitality   andy masi   brian massie   shane monaco   ultralounge   bars   clicque   


Confirmed: CliQue Bar & Lounge Coming To Cosmopolitan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Aug 2015
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has confirmed that CliQue Bar & Lounge is coming this winter to the former Book & Stage spot. Yes, the Q is capitalized... does this mean it is pronounced klee-kay? ...a new...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   bars   clique   


Queensryche and Dokken at DLVEC 8/29

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2015
The rock and roll highway is littered with bands who attempted to replace an iconic lead singer. The list of successful singer switcheroos include Van Halen's Diamond David Lee Roth being replaced by Sammy Hagar,...

Tagged: metal forever or bust   queensryche   dokken   dio   dlvec   concerts   


New Feature Posted: LINQ Hotel and Casino - The VT Review 2015

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Jul 2015
Just a note to our friends tuned into the RSS, Facebook and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article. The Imperial Palace was the place where I fell madly in love with Las Vegas....

Tagged: linq   reviews   imperial palace   


The Selfie Machine

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jul 2015
Please, make it stop....

Tagged: linq   technology   


Vegas Eats: Perq at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jul 2015
On the way back to my room after eating at Umami Burger, I got hungry again and stopped off at The Perq. The Perq is a little little lobby-adjacent coffee bar where they serve...

Tagged: vegas eats   sls las vegas   dining   perq   ace rothstein   coffee   


Cosmopolitan Wants You To Give Them The Finger

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 May 2015
Attention lazy technodorques who can't be bothered to rustle up cash or credit cards to pay for stuff, The Cosmodopopopopolitan of Las Vegas has rolled out the welcome mat for iPhone and Apple Watch enabled...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   apple pay   technodorques   


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   


Trippies 2015 Webcast Is Saturday January 17th 2015 at 7:11pm

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jan 2015
The staff of VegasTripping is incredibly proud to announce - after a year of research by Vegas trippers everywhere, weeks of nominations and final voting - the The Trippies 2015: Best and Worst of Las...

Tagged: trippies   llamas   rockinrio   quantum teledildonics   resortfees   instaho   nfl   nba   msnbc   myspace   spacetruckin   richie blackmore   bighosss   


Cirque Finally Learns What We've Known For Ages

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Dec 2014
Cirque du Soleil - purveyors of effervescing acrobatics, psychedelic plumage and hardly pronounceable Can-Franc freakophonic show titles - has finally learned what the rest of the universe has known for at least a half-decade. There are...

Tagged: cirque du soleil   


A Note From Chuck

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Aug 2014
Dear Friends, This morning, while doing the final round of error correction of the previous post with my lovely wife/proofreader MissMonkay, it became evident to the both of us that my passion for writing has withered....

Tagged: quantum teledildonics in space   


Vegas Gang #111: Downtown Grand, AC, Caesars, Linq, Quad and IGT

Posted by Chuckmonster on 18 Jul 2014
On the latest episode of The Vegas Gang podcast discuss Downtown Grand's slow demise, epic contraction in Atlantic City casino market, Caesars LTD Inc. financial house of cards collapsing to the LINQ concept backfiring to...

Tagged: vegas gang podcast   downtown grand   atlantic city   linq   quad   high roller   slot machines   igt   admiral   


VegasEats: Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Jul 2014
Guy Fieri is the Ed Hardy of TV food personalities. Much like the immensely popular - yet supremely hated - fashion brand, Fieri has gained a dedicated following of fans (and detractors) via his virtual ownership...

Tagged: vegaseats   dining   guy fieri   the quad   reviews   


Caesars Linq's The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Jul 2014
I knew something was afoot this weekend when I saw this sign on the elevator banks. And the next day, this... paint color tests and glass balcony installs on the exterior of Quad hotel towers. And then...

Tagged: the quad   linq   namegame   quantum teledildonics   loveman   


Attention All Vegas Night Club DJ's!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jun 2014
Attention all Vegas DJ's, are you sick and tired of DJ Mau5Hat getting all of the headlines.... not to mention the super models, the money and the groupies? Just in time for your breakout set at...

Tagged: nightlife   dj mau5hat   career advice   quantum teledildonics   


THEpoll: Should You Tip Bottle Service Drone?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 May 2014
Should You Tip Bottle Service Drone? VT reader anawas tells us that Cosmopolitan's Marquee Day Club is offering bottle service delivery via drone helicopter for $20,000. Our question, should you tip a bottle service drone? Yes No ...

Tagged: thepoll   nightlife   daylife   bottle service   drones   cosmopolitan   marquee   


SLS Turns On Its Marquee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 May 2014
SLS Las Vegas has turned on its marquee. The view from the south is a giant LED board containing a Cromwell advertisement some purple stuff. The north side - shown in renderings with kooky shapes...

Tagged: sls   marquee   signage   ferrets   


Rooftop News Dept: It's A Picture Frame!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 May 2014
Speaking of rooftop party areas, Singer Lance Bass posted these photos to his Instawhatever showing that Drai's atop The Cromwell is nearing completion. Check this shit out. The pool is full and shimmering, trees...

Tagged: drais   cromwell   the quad   bellagio   cosmopolitan   ballys   flamingo   paris   linq   


Rooftop News Dept: Is The Vortex Hosed?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 May 2014
Remember The Vortex? Y'know that 'cantilevered' light thingy slash nightclub slash dance floor on the roof of The Quad? Judging from this recent photo uncovered by VT VP of Research mac78130, the idea may have...

Tagged: rooftop   linq   vortex   drai   


VegasEats? Cadillac Mexican Cantina and Tequila Bar at Golden Nugget

Posted by MikeE on 14 May 2014
The VT10 celebration at Prohibition Bar was a smashing success. Like, that-level-of-drunk-that-should-only-occur-after-10pm success. But with any pre-dinner drinking binge in Vegas, the mind and body produce a step-by-step realization that looks something like this: 1. "Fuck....

Tagged: vegas eats   golden nugget   cadillac mexican cantina   tequila   booze   


New Feature Posted: The High Roller, The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Apr 2014
Just a note to those tuned in to the Twitter and RSS feeds that we've posted a new feature article, MikeE's review of Linq anchor tenant The High Roller. Afraid of heights? Afraid of motion...

Tagged: features   high roller   reviews   linq   attractions   air poop   


Peep The Vortex at The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2014
Ever since the Linq project was announced, we've been fascinated with The Vortex - the cantilevered neon tornado thingy atop the building that used to be O'Sheas. But - beyond a cantilevered neon tornado thingy -...

Tagged: the vortex   the quad   caesars   linq   cromwell   nightlife   chateau   paris   


Caesars Sells The Quad, Ballys and Cromwell...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Mar 2014
Speaking of House of Cards... Caesars Entertainment has sold The Quad, Ballys, The Cromwell and Harrah's New Orleans casinos for a whopping $2.2 billion dollars,... the buyer of these casinos is Caesars Entertainment sub-corporation Caesars...

Tagged: caesars entertainment   the quad   ballys   cromwell   


SLS Gets A Marquee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Feb 2014
SLS Las Vegas unleashed a new rendering of their property, primarily showing off their proposed marquee. Interesting. Kinetic sculpture on the north side with a giant LED screen facing south. Obviously, someone did the...

Tagged: sls   marquee   design   renderings   gensler   


Cosmopolitan Adds Marquee New Years Eve Megastructure

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Nov 2013
Here's a short little video of light trusses being constructed over the Marquee dayclub pool. There are some breathtaking views of all that still shiny and glittery Cosmopariandarin Vdariental neighborhood. Lights! Camera! Ooontz! ...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   new years eve   marquee   oontz   nightlife   


Thoughts On The Linq Marquee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Nov 2013
This is probably old news, but might still be worth discussion... the Linq Marquee is testing. One thing that is immediately apparent is that the display quality doesn't hold a candle to some of the other...

Tagged: linq   marquee   signage   the quad   


WOW: Cosmopolitan Touts Trippies On Ticker Marquee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Oct 2013
Speaking of seeing VegasTripping up in lights, VT reader @mikefrmrsvle alerted us today that Cosmopolitan is touting its slew of Trippies wins on the ticker marquee on the Bellagio facing corner, above Comme Ca patio....

Tagged: cosmopolitan   trippies   wow   marquee   


The D's Expansion Plan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Oct 2013
Last week The D's owner Derek Stevens purchased the now vacant Clark County Courthouse. The seven story building, constructed in the early 1960's and vacated in 2005, sits catty corner across from The D...

Tagged: the d   courthouse   four queens   golden nugget   fremont street   derek stevens      


EXCLUSIVE: First Photos of Holly Madison's Wedding

Posted by Misnomer on 13 Sep 2013
Here, for the first time anywhere, VegasTripping brings you the never-before-seen photos of Holly Madison's Disneyland wedding! The Las Vegas resident and ambassador married Electronic Daisy Carnival presenter Pasquale Rotella on September 10th, and...

Tagged: misnomer   holly madison   pasquale rotella   nuptials   


Mandalay Bay Announces Highwire Slackline Megastunt

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Sep 2013
Mandalay Bay announced that Andy Lewis - known for performing during the Super Bowl halftime show with Madonna - will lead a team of high flying daredevils and members of Cirque Du Soleil in a...

Tagged: mandalay bay   daredevils   john lewis   cirque du soleil   michael jackson   


View From Inside the Bellagio Cupola

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Aug 2013
I've often wondered how the hell one gets oneself into the cupola at Bellagio. Yknow, this thing. And not just physically - which secret doors lead to which stairways etc. - but morally. As in...

Tagged: bellagio   linq   high roller   


Wynn: The Dayglo Dice

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Aug 2013
Wynn has introduced some white dayglo orange pipped dice to their line up of usually groovy stuff in their gift shop, obviously targeted at the beach club The dice look and feel just like regulation casino...

Tagged: wynn   dice   craps   collectables   dayglo   quantum teledildonics   


Vegas Gang #94: Resort Fees, Cotai, Wynn, MGM, Hyperloop and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Aug 2013
Episode #94 of the Vegas Gang Podcast has been posted. After a small wrap up of the resort fee discussion, we hit the ground hard covering earnings season reports from Wynn & MGM, did...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   mgm   wynn   wynn palace   cotai   hyperloop   mergers and acquisitions   murren   vimfp   


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   


Riviera Hosts World Rubik's Cube Competition

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Jul 2013
This weekend, the Riviera is hosting the World Rubik's Cube Championship. Here's a fascinating video from last years convention. I've wasted years trying unsuccessfully to solve my original 1981 cube... with zero luck. These guys...

Tagged: riviera   rubiks cube   convention   dorquedom   


WSOP Bracelet Winner Dutch Boyd Reviews The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Jul 2013
Ever wondered what happens when two time World Series of Poker Bracelet winner Dutch Boyd, his girlfriend and dog get kicked out of his rental home and is forced to move into a Pet Stay...

Tagged: wsop   poker   the quad   imperial palace   reviews   


The Linq Resort Casino and Marquee Is Sorta Large

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Jul 2013
Remember this? Well... the full sized external marquee for the Linq shopservation promenade is actually pretty darn tall. It looks like big black caulk. Can't wait to see it working... as it very well could...

Tagged: linq   marquee   signage   bitchin   john mcenroe