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Cheap next to expensive. Avoid the Venetian. Stop at Casino Royale.

Searching for Happy Hour Deals in Las Vegas

By     |    Jan 3, 2012
Posted in: Bars, Booze, Beer, Etc., Nevada     |    No Comments

Finding a decent happy hour deal in Las Vegas is getting to be as difficult as winning big at the casinos. You can pay pretty much as much as you want for a drink, or you can pay basically nothing. Here’s what we found: Drink and Food deals at Stage Door “Casino” This is my new favorite Las Vegas dive bar. It says it’s a casino, but it’s more of […]

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Charlie Palmer Tries To Mr. Hankey On Our Christmas At Aureole

By     |    Jan 2, 2012
Posted in: Food, Nevada     |    1 Comment

Las Vegas is different now. I interned at UNLV one summer nearly a decade ago and got to know the city pretty well. I shopped at the grocery store where there were shootings. I bought tacos alongside prostitutes on their lunch breaks. I got to see too much of the real city and not enough of the fake. The internship money had to be budgeted to make it last the […]

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Winning is fun!

The Definitive Guide to Slot Machine Winning

By     |    Dec 28, 2011
Posted in: Nevada     |    2 Comments

If you can recreate this … or make sense of it … you’ll be rich. Our Vegas gambling budget is very, very low. We’re only spending $1 a day. Only $1. The theory being that if we’re going to luck-out, then it’ll just happen – there’s no reason to sit around wasting money waiting for it. Lisa played on our first day. Put the dollar in. Bet-bet-bet. Poof, money gone […]

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Don't walk

How to Walk in Las Vegas

By     |    Dec 27, 2011
Posted in: Nevada     |    3 Comments

Visiting Vegas?  Print out this handy list of walking rules and study it on the plane ride.  There are going to be lots of people competing with you for Vegas sidewalk real estate, and you want to be sure to keep up.  With a little effort, you too can walk like a true Vegas visitor.  Here are the top ten rules for walking your bad self down the Vegas strip: […]

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