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New Feature Posted: Treasure Island The VegasTripping Review 2016

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Feb 2016
Just a note to folks tuned in to the RSS, Facebook or Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article. With The Strip becoming a duopoly of dumbshit and dumbass companies, value conscious trippers looking...

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The Steve Wynn Show: Treasure Island The Adventure Begins

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Nov 2014
Come see Treasure Island in full display of booty in Treasure Island The Adventure Begins, a 1994 NBC special/advertisement starring Stephen A. Wynn as.... casino owner Steve Wynn. Ahoy mateys, can you point...

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The New Treasure Island

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jun 2014
In a strange way, plunder and pillage truly is the theme of Treasure Island. For long time fans of Las Vegas, the slow, steady, ongoing, ghettoification of Treasure Island at the hands of Phil Ruffin has...

Tagged: treasure island   phil ruffin   ti   bootyectomy   


No Bull: Britney's Sister Performing at Gilley's

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Jun 2014
Move over mechanical Mary, there is a new bull at Gilley's - Ashley Simpson Trace Cyrus Hayley Duff Jamie Lynn Spears. Jaime Lynn Spears, sister of penultimate teen sensation and resident Planet Pariswood performer who...

Tagged: press release   treasure island   jamie lynn spears   britney spears   gilleys   mechanical bull   


Sayonara: Sirens of TI Closing

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Nov 2013
The long, slow bootyectomy of Treasure Island continues tonight with the great Norm! reporting that Sirens of TI has been jettisoned from buccaneer bay. Actors were notified today that the show will not be returning from...

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Updated: Vince Neil Quits Motley Crue, Announces Treasure Island Gig

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Aug 2013
Update: Vince is still in the Crue, but the concert is a private affair. Earlier, a press advisory was issued regarding a free, private concert September 1 at Treasure Island featuring rock legend Vince Neil...

Tagged: treasure island   vince neil   concerts   motley crue   labor day   


Treasure Island Is On Fire

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Jul 2012
The Twitter and local TV newsies are alight this morning with news that there is a fire at Treasure Island. Here's probably the best photo right now. More as this progresses. 9:39am: The fire alarms went off at...

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Treasure Island's Skull Lives On, From Space

Posted by Misnomer on 7 Apr 2012
Before the bootyectomy, before Treasure Island wussed out and became "ti" - a drink with jam and bread - there was a massive, awesomely metal skull hanging on its marquee. Good news. You can't kill...

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Pencil: Treasure Island's Black Friday Cyber Monday Deal

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Nov 2011
Ahoy mateys... its time to take a break from swabbing the poop deck to run the latest TI deal through the pencilerator. Here's the deal: Black Friday / Cyber Monday Preview Sale - Up to 50% Off our...

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Sayonara Dept: More Bootyectomy at Treasure Island

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Nov 2011
Tis the season to sledgehammer casinos, fa la la la laaaa la la la laaaaa. Treasure Island has ramped up the demolition of another section of famed Pirates Cove. The buildings atop the former Social...

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The Ugliest Building On The Strip For 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Sep 2011
Even half done, half assed, casino in a house dress, The Fontainebleau, looks downright sexy next to this abomination... the new Starbucks at TI. No, not TI. The thing at the base. Ewwww. Seriously? Vintage...

Tagged: treasure island   starbucks   fugly   


TI Pencils Out The Resort Fee

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Nov 2010
VT reader MinVegas just pointed out to us that the fine feathered folks at Treasure Island have decided to make an argument on their website that the resort fee is a good value. If it is...

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Planet Hollywood Starts A Battle of The Bulls

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Aug 2010
Fighting in the Blue Corner, previous home of the Coldest Beer and Dirtiest Girls in all of Las Vegas, the only bar you were previously required to wear tight Wrangler's and Stetsons to enter, the...

Tagged: treasure island   planet hollywood   ride the bull   


Treasure Island Players Club Now Online

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Aug 2010
I guess we should've expected this to happen in conjunction with the launch of Mlife, but Treasure Island's Players Club has launched online access at tiplayersclub.com. Don't worry, if you don't have a TI...

Tagged: treasure island   comp clubs   


Breaking: Treasure Island Casino Cage Robbed

Posted by MikeE on 27 Jul 2010
11:10pm [ME]: Just got word from friends on the ground that Treasure Island's cage got robbed and the police have Mirage shut down to entry on the suspicion that the suspect is hiding in...

Tagged: treasure island   robbery   


Mandalay Welcomes Baccarat Noobs!

Posted by MikeE on 26 Jul 2010
As a regular baccarat player, I'm often asked where a good place is for a newbie to get their feet wet. This is probably one of the most challenging Vegas-related questions I get asked. Why?...

Tagged: baccarat   mandalay bay   stardust   gold coast   treasure island   


Gilley's Offers $20 Bottomless Bush

Posted by JohnH on 21 Jul 2010
An errant case of absolute non-truth in advertising? A brilliant marketing decision? More reason to love/hate Gilley's? Whatever it is, Gilley's has $20 bottomless bush Busch and Phil Ruffin wants us to...

Tagged: treasure island   gilleys   booze   phil ruffin   


VT Tweet Of The Week: @askirby

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Jun 2010
We're starting a new regular Friday feature here called... VT Tweet of the Week. Every Friday - instead of doing the Follow Friday nonsense - we post our favorite tweet of the week. This...

Tagged: tweet of the week   sahara   treasure island   


Terry Bradshaw, Live In Vegas?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Apr 2010
USA Today's Michael Hiestand is reporting (scroll down) that NFL Hall of Fame QB / TV broadcaster / co-star of The Cannonball Run is in rehearsal for a one-man Las Vegas show. [the show] will be...

Tagged: terry bradshaw   entertainment   treasure island   strange   


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