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The Osmopolitan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Mar 2016
Here's a little update to Friday's post about Cosmopolitan removing the C from south side of the East Tower. While wandering around in that area this weekend, I pointed my camera towards the hotel tower and...

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Murren: "Mirage is not on the market."

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Aug 2015
Moments ago, MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said on the quarterly earnings call. Mirage is not on the market. We don't put a for sale sign out. The last thing we would do is...

Tagged: mirage   rumors   sale   murren   

Hoax Dept: SLS Hires U2 To Play Opening Night Party

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 May 2014
Here's a prime example of rumor marketing at its best. Someone just happened to leak to Dish Nation (?) that SLS made an an offer to U2 to play at the hotel's grand opening...

Tagged: sls   u2   rumor mill   

Cosmo Sale Rumor Dept: More Rumors!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Apr 2014
Cosmopolitan sale rumors are like the purple panther's hipster clientele... variously moustachioed and fleeting. Monthly, a new scenario with different characters enters the public transom, so much so that we gave up making sense...

Tagged: cosmopolitan   rumors   

Hakkasan Hotel Coming To MGM Grand

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Feb 2014
Sources are telling us that MGM Resorts International, owners of almost everything on the west side of The Strip, have reportedly inked a deal with Hakkasan Limited to expand their brand footprint at MGM Grand...

Tagged: mgm grand   hakkasan   hotel   nightlife   branding   rumors   

Wynn's Not So Funhouse

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Apr 2013
Rumors from inside Funhouse - the Steve Wynn designed show deep in rehearsal inside the Wynn Theatre - is that the show may never see the light of day. According to an insider, the notoriously hard...

Tagged: wynn   funhouse   rumor mill   

Wynn Website To Dump Flash?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Aug 2010
Over the last five years I've loaded up the Wynn Las Vegas website a non-scientific average of 5.8475 times per week. Sometimes more, sometimes less... but every time I've waited and waited and waited...

Tagged: wynn las vegas   websites   rumor   

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   

Rumor Mill: Wynn Sniffing New Frontier/Plaza Site?

Posted by JohnH on 15 Jul 2010
Steve Wynn is a man surrounded by rumors. There's always the "Steve Wynn Buys Bellagio" bit, the "Steve Wynn Buys Back Mirage Resorts Empire" variation, and the occasional oddball "Steve Wynn Buys (Insert Name...

Tagged: wynn   plaza las vegas   new frontier   el-ad   rumor mill   

Harrah's Selling Rio, Again

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Apr 2010
If you believe rumors, the Rio had been bought and sold more often than any other Las Vegas casino, with Mirage gaining ground. Today, Business Week has offered to tend to the perpetually burning Rio Sale...

Tagged: rio   harrah's   mergers and acquisitions   rumors   

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