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May 28, 2015

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Photo: Vince Neil and his Las Vegas Outlaws announcement
Strip Scribbles: Vince Neil, KISS trade AFL players; new reality-TV show; ‘Duck Dynasty’
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Las Vegas:
Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil of the new Arena Football League team the Las Vegas Outlaws and rival KISS rockers Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the L.A. Kiss have negotiated a pre-season training camp trade.
Photo: Tyson Beckford arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Ma
Tyson Beckford to guest host in Chippendales from April 30-May 24
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The Rio:
I worked with Tyson in 2002 stranded in the Australian rainforest for ABC’s “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.” We were teamed up with Melissa Rivers, Bruce Jenner and others, including Jennifer Lopez’s former beau, dancer Criss Judd.
Photo: Taylor Swift performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio
Strip Scribbles: Penn Jillette, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Iggy Azalea, Madonna
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Las Vegas:
Actress Anne Archer is one of the producers behind the new movie “The Squeeze” based on iconic golf figure Keith Flatt, who inspired the film. It is the first independent film shot at the Wynn.
Photo: The Robertson family of Duck Dynasty on A&E.
Q+A: Miss Kay and Korie Robertson — the men wouldn’t be where they are without the women
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
‘Duck Dynasty’:
Readings and rehearsals for the family’s “Duck Commander Musical,” “show tunes from the swamp,” in New York are well underway in advance of its Las Vegas preview performances starting April 8 readying for its world premiere here at the Rio on April 15.
Photo: The Robertson family of Duck Dynasty on A&E.
Strip Scribbles: Genting’s cruises and casinos; ‘Duck Commander’ casting; Steven Tyler
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Las Vegas:
Industry insiders are trying to plot the chess game being played by Genting Gaming Group, which will soon start construction of its Resort World casino hotel on the Strip opposite the Wynn.
Photo: Phil Robertson, from the television show
‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson fires another round as opening of Rio show nears
Saturday, February 28, 2015
For barbed political, cultural and theological debate, check out the Rio. Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the family that is the focus of the “Duck Dynasty” reality-TV series on A&E and the in-development musical “Duck Commander Musical” at Rio’s Crown Theater, lit up ...
Photo: Chippendales stars Jon Howes, Jaymes Vaughan, gues
Strip Scribbles: More ‘Sharknado’ with Ian Ziering; Pamela Anderson divorce
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The Strip:
Filming of the third installment of the outrageous Syfy movie series “Sharknado” began this week at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., with two-time Chippendales at the Rio guest host Ian Ziering and actress Tara Reid.
Photo: The Robertson family of Duck Dynasty on A&E.
Willie Robertson heeds the call of Las Vegas in ‘Duck Commander Musical’
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
“Duck Commander Musical” charts the unlikely path to fame of the Robertson family of “Duck Dynasty” fame, the clan from Monroe, La., who parlayed a duck call — the Duck Commander — into a retail and entertainment empire.
Photo: Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson, center, and his w
‘Duck Dynasty’ musical to premiere at the Rio on April 15
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Television:
With casting complete and rehearsals well underway in New York, the producers of the “Duck Dynasty” musical “Duck Commander Musical,” including Mariah Carey’s former husband, record mogul Tommy Mottola, have planned a world premiere at the Rio for April 15.
Photo: Andre Rochat opened Andre's in 1980 in a boarding
Ben Vaughn discusses 50 years of dining in fabulous Las Vegas
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Guest Columnist:
The restaurant industry has been a major part of keeping guests happy and coming back. At its origin, the restaurant history of Las Vegas is much like its casino history. It started out rough around the edges and has blossomed.
Photo: Eric Church brings his The Outsiders World Tour to
Star Surveillance: Steven Seagal, Eric Church, Chauncey Billups, Lance Bass
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Las Vegas:
Action-film star Steven Seagal dined at Barry S. Dakake’s N9NE Steakhouse in the Palms in a party of 25. He stuck to seafood, though, with a shellfish platter that included oysters, lobster bisque and mahi mahi.
Photo: Brody Jenner and
2015 AVN/AEE: Brody Jenner, ‘X Rocks’ girls, James Deen, tonight’s parties
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Adult Entertainment:
The distractions at the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo are 44DD-sized — some even larger — as porn princesses wearing only stockings, high heels and very little else pose for fan photos and conduct their autograph sessions.
Photo: Miss Nevada USA turned Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Hen
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA at Miss Universe; Rio turns 25; Justin Timberlake with gum
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Las Vegas:
Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez of Henderson, who went on to become our first Miss USA, has been on a whirlwind schedule with her 87 Miss Universe Pageant rivals in Florida.
Photo: On the TV set of
Q+A: ‘Monopoly’ host Billy Gardell is changing lives — $1 million at a time
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Game Shows:
Billy Gardell, who trod the nationwide touring circuit as an unknown comic for many years, will now shuttle back and forth from Hollywood filming his hit sitcom “Mike & Molly” and hosting at the Rio at least through August 2016 — and maybe even longer.
Photo: On the TV set of
Photos: Million-dollar winner$ in new ‘Monopoly’ game show at Rio
Monday, January 12, 2015
Television:
Each filmed “Monopoly Millionaires’ Club” game show hosted by Billy Gardell has an audience of 375 people, all of whom are here after winning five-day Las Vegas trips at Planet Hollywood as a prize from playing the Monopoly lottery terminal game in 23 states.

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