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October 2, 2014

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: 2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez, with Shanna Moak
Shanna Moakler: ‘I think Nevada has a good chance for a repeat’ at Miss USA
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Miss Nevada USA Pageant:
I talked with Shanna Moakler, Miss Nevada Pageant USA executive producer, 1995 Miss USA, Playmate of the Month in 2001 and star of VH1’s hit reality-TV series “Hollywood Exes” (she’s the ex-wife of drummer Travis Barker of Blink-182).
Photo: Vince Neil and his Las Vegas Outlaws announcement
Motley Crew frontman Vince Neil talks plans for his Las Vegas Outlaws
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Arena Football League:
It will have all the action and excitement of the NFL, plus, the fun of a rock concert party. That’s the goal of hometown rocker Vince Neil for his new Arena Football League expansion team the Las Vegas Outlaws, which kicks off its debut season next March.
Photo: Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis arrives during
Strip Scribbles: ‘Ballistic’ B.J. Baldwin, $5K lunch with Giada, ‘Ink Master,’ 16 days of music
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Las Vegas:
“Ballistic” B.J. Baldwin, the four-time off-road racing king, has accomplished a miraculous high-speed drive living up to his nickname tearing through the streets of Ensenada, Mexico, where he races regularly for the Baja 1000.
Photo: David Spade
David Spade talks what women want and turning 50
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Comedy:
The arrival of Lipshtick at the Venetian has meant a jump across the Strip to the Mirage for David Spade. It’s a far cry from his first shows in Las Vegas at the Improv in the Riviera when he recalled performing 21 shows a week.
Photo: Mayor Oscar Goodman is flanked by Eric Post and Ja
‘Marriage Can Be Murder,’ now at The D Las Vegas, celebrates 15 years of interactive theater
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The D Las Vegas:
There were two murders the night I had dinner at The D Las Vegas downtown, and the suspect sat just a few tables away until a police investigator exposed his identity. Don’t be too shocked because it wasn’t real-life ugliness.
Photo: A view of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore taken from a M
The favorite hotel of multimillionaires? Hint: It’s in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Where does a multimillionaire stay when he or she needs a break from the mansion in Malibu, penthouse in New York, bungalow in the Bahamas, chateau in Switzerland and palace in Paris?
Photo: Monica Fung is crowned 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas o
Monica Fung is crowned 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas at pageant in Palazzo
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
It was a take-your-breath away moment as the contestants walked onstage for introductions in their cultural costumes. The crowd cheered as outfits from China, Cambodia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam and more dazzled under the lights.
Photo: Comedian Matt Kazam is headlining at the Riviera.
Journey back in time with Matt Kazam in ’40 Is Not the New 20’ at Riviera
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Comedy:
It’s frightening to think that 40 years ago, iPhones didn’t exist, and instead we held up a Get Smart shoebox-sized phone with a 6-foot antenna to our ears. Worse is that online dating sites didn’t exist back then.
Photo: Linda and Walter Misco of Chester, N.H., won the $
History, legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Gaming:
The “Lion’s Share” was the oldest mechanical-reel machine in the casino. Custom made for the resort’s opening, it slowly gained a cult following as it held onto its top jackpot as the years went by. It grew to become the most popular slot machine.
Photo: Cheryl Burke, Antonio Sabato Jr., Jonathan Bennett
Strip Scribbles: Randy Couture exits ‘DWTS’; farewell, Circo, hello, Lago at Bellagio
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Las Vegas:
Meantime, Las Vegas tattoo artist Cleen Rock One from Chrome Gypsy Tattoo continues tonight with his “Ink Master” quest for the $100,000 prize on the Spike reality-TV competition hosted by Dave Navarro.
Photo: Lynda Carter takes a selfie in front of the Wonder
‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter takes on L.V. slot machines at G2E
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Gaming:
The world’s most powerful woman takes over the Strip today. No, it’s not former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama or former vice-presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. It’s Wonder Woman!
Photo: New Zealand singer Lorde performs during Night 2 o
Lorde and Jerry Lewis face off in Las Vegas tonight
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Entertainment:
Tonight is a remarkable evening in Las Vegas entertainment as a newcomer goes up against a veteran. The terrifically talented twosome is two-time Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum-selling ”Royals” singer Lorde and Hollywood screen legend Jerry Lewis.
Photo: Katy Perry parties at Surrender on Friday, Sept. 2
Katy Perry watches beau DJ Diplo’s set at Surrender post-MGM Grand concert
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Nightlife:
Arriving just shy of 1 a.m. Saturday, Diplo, Katy Perry, her team and their mutual friends made their way into the Encore nightclub. Diplo took to the wheels of steel, and Perry was pretty in pink — including pink hair.
Photo: Chef Steve Martorano and 2011 Miss USA Alyssa Camp
Martorano, Lagasse, Bonefish Grill, Casa Fuente, Taste of the Nation
Monday, September 29, 2014
Counter Intelligence:
Celebrity chef Steve Martorano has opened his second Las Vegas restaurant, Martorano. The Cafe Martorano at the Rio chef’s new hip hangout spot is at the Paris, and the late-night crowd is having a fun time dancing to his DJ music.
Photo: Bella Notte at the 2013 La Cucina Italiana Food an
The Venetian replaces annual Winter Carnivale with luxurious Ultimo
Monday, September 29, 2014
Dining:
Instead of a Winter Carnivale, the Venetian this year will present the ultimate Las Vegas experience celebrating luxury, fine food, rare liquors and celebrity chefs. Ultimo stands for ultimate, ultra, utmost in a world of gorgeous jewelry and fast cars.

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