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Vegas Gang #121: Wynn v Wynn, Riviera, Tropicana and Resorts World

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 May 2015
On the latest episode of the Vegas Gang Podcast we go deep on Wynn v Wynn plus pile conjecture on top of Steve's possible Las Vegas dreams. Also on the docket is the Riviera closure, Yemenidjian's...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   riviera   wynn   tropicana   penn national   resorts world   sbe   


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   


THEpoll: Do You Care The Riviera Closed?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 May 2015
Do You Care The Riviera Is Closed? That's all, folks! 👋#riv60 pic.twitter.com/DXzWpG1hEa— J.D. Morris (@thejdmorris) May 4, 2015 And poof... like that, The Riviera is vapor, gone forever to make way for a convention center. Do you...

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Sayonara: Riviera To Be Sold, Demolished

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Feb 2015
I guess the Jetsons lied. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has agreed to purchase the 60 year old Riviera Hotel & Casino from Starwood subsidiary Riviera Holdings for $182.5 million dollars. The property will close...

Tagged: riviera   sayonara   lvcva   


Vegas Gang #118 : Loveman, Unwin, McBeath, Riviera and Elan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Feb 2015
On the latest episode Vegas Gang Podcast the Gang assesses the forthcoming departure of Caesars CEO Gary Loveman, the recent departure of Cosmopolitan CEO John Unwin and the arrival of Bill McBeath, Riviera rumors...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   gary loveman   elan   bill mcbeath   riviera   jennifer dunne   


THEpoll: Should Derek Buy Out The Riviera?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Aug 2014
Should Derek Stevens Buy Out The Riviera? The ground at the Northern end of the Strip is rumbling with the sounds of bums rushing in with money. The Nu-Sahara opens in three weeks, construction crews...

Tagged: thepoll   derek stevens   riviera   


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   


This Week's Truth In Advertising Award Goes To The Riviera!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Apr 2013
The allure of casino. A vector of excitement which drives logical beings to ignore the palaces built around them and of math that is stacked against them. Are we not men?. And then there...

Tagged: truth in advertising   riviera   gambling   blackjack   


Riviera Renovations Continue

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 May 2012
Not sure how I missed this, but the Riviera announced a few weeks ago that they are continuing their rolling renovation and reshuffling to the tune of $20 million more bucks. The high level items include...

Tagged: riviera   renovations   north strip   


Riviera Goes Pet Friendly

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Mar 2012
There's been lots of interesting things going on at the Riviera lately, one of the most promising being that they have added Pet Friendly Rooms to their accommodations line up. All Pet Friendly rooms are of...

Tagged: riviera   pet friendly   


Welcome To The All New Riviera Hotel and Casino Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Oct 2011
The haunting continues at the Riviera with the launch of a brand new website, which happily outlines all the changes they've made over the last few months. Gone: Kristofer's Steakhouse, replaced by R Steak & Seafood. Gone:...

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Get Your Dub And Take A Dip At The Riv

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Sep 2011
Remember when we told you that the Riviera had somehow been haunted. Well those very same ghosts have scared up an interesting little event scheduled for Friday evening September 30th... a night of live...

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The Riviera Is Haunted

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Sep 2011
We've been hearing unconfirmed reports that a pack of ghosts, angry about being kicked out of the Sahara, have moved down the street into the Riviera. These ghosts have haunted at least one of the Rivera's...

Tagged: riviera   haunted   


Riviera To Renovate Sportsbook

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Apr 2011
Hot on the trail of the news that Flavor Flav was in discussions to open a fried chicken joint at the Riviera, comes word that they will be outsourcing and completely upgrading their sportsbook offerings...

Tagged: riviera   sports betting   


Flavor Flav To Open Fried Chicken Joint At Riviera

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Apr 2011
Welcome to the Terrordome... uh... I mean Riviera. Flavor Flav, iconic member of the greatest rap group of all time - Public Enemy - and reality TV goofball is in negotiations to bring his Operation...

Tagged: riviera   vegaseats   flavor flav   


Pencil: Cheapskating The Strip

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Oct 2010
You know it was was only a matter of time before two of our meta subject memes car crashed into each other. And where else would we do it but for the quartet of...

Tagged: pencil   cheapskating   tropicana   riviera   circus circus   stratosphere   sahara   


VegasGang #49 - Wynn, Riv, Cosmo and More...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jul 2010
A quick note for those tuned into the RSS and Twitter feeds that The Admiral has posted the latest episode of the Vegas Gang Podcast. Topics this time include the Wynn vs. Dealer Tip Battle, lots...

Tagged: vegas gang podcast   wynn las vegas   riviera   cosmopolitan   mgm mirage   


Starwood Takes Over Riviera : Updated

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Jul 2010
As has been rumored for a few months, the Starwood Capital Group - a private investment firm which originally funded, but now does not own Starwood Hotels & Resorts - is poised to take over...

Tagged: riviera   mergers and acquisitions   


Riviera Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Jul 2010
The Riviera's parent company, Riviera Holdings Corp. has filed pre-packaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this afternoon. Riviera Holdings owns and operates the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and the Riviera Black Hawk, one of...

Tagged: riviera   bankruptcy   


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