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November 28, 2015

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Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Regulators propose $125 million fee for casino companies to leave NV Energy
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
A draft order of the state Public Utilities Commission says three Las Vegas Strip casino companies must pay a combined $125.6 million to ...
Steve Wynn address attendees at the “Sinatra 100” book-release dinner at Sinatra on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Encore.
Monday By the Numbers: Steve Wynn and 23; Carrot Top’s spin with Jeff Gordon; brunch at Giada
Monday, November 23, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers makes the turn with stats related to Steve Wynn and his first Frank Sinatra experience, Carrot Top’s long-running gag about Jeff Gordon, the Great Santa Run and brunch action at Giada ...
Sea and be seen: Las Vegas is Luke’s first West Coast location.
Luke’s Lobster at Fashion Show; $30 burger at Old Homestead; Emeril; Tal Ronnen; Victoria’s Secret
Counter Intelligence:
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Hot off the grill! A 300-square-foot shack on the Strip is getting ready to change the traditional fast-food habits of visitors and residents. The 380-calorie lobster is about to claw its way into battle against the 459-calorie one-fourth-pound burger.
The volcano erupts Friday, March 13, 2015, in front of the Mirage.
Strip Scribbles: Steve Wynn + Mirage, Linq bar crawl, Eggslut, Tom Dietz, Santa Claus
Las Vegas:
Thursday, November 19, 2015
This Sunday is the day 26 years ago that Steve Wynn made his mark on the Las Vegas Strip by opening the Mirage, the largest and most expensive hotel since our gaming mecca began at the time.
Wynn Resorts says opening of second Macau resort delayed
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Wynn Resorts said Wednesday that the opening of its second resort in Macau has been delayed by three months. The Wynn Palace Cotai in the gambling enclave in China will open in June of next year instead ...
Jeff Civillico
Civillico rides into Rio with ‘Headliners Bash’; Bennett backs Bob Anderson; Cullotta a hit in DLV
Monday, November 16, 2015
Jeff Civillico is hosting his Win-Win Entertainment’s “Headliners Bash” at 9 p.m. Friday at Rio’s Penn & Teller Theater. ...
Criss Angel, The Amazing Johnathan and Anastasia Synn arrive on the red carpet for Lance Burton’s “Billy Topit: Master Magician” on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at the Palms.
Strip Scribbles: Criss Angel, CNN and the 1980s, Drake, Kenny Loggins, ‘Mondays Dark’
Las Vegas:
Monday, November 16, 2015
For the second-consecutive year, “Mindfreak” magician Criss Angel has contributed to the charity Stuff the Bus for southern Connecticut’s United Way. His $5,000 donation kick-started the Christmas campaign to raise clothing and toys for needy kids.
“Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” at Wynn Las Vegas.
Q+A: New ‘Showstoppers’ star Rachel Tyler is ‘a good old-fashioned Broadway belter’
Wynn Las Vegas:
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Liverpool lass Rachel Tyler arrived having been here only once before for a wedding. Now her name is up in lights as the Strip’s newest singing star. I saw her in “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” last weekend, and she had the audience giddy with the phenomenal strength of her voice.
Vincent Pouessel recently took the helm of Daniel Boulud's DB Brasserie at Venetian.
Tonight in L.V.: Vincent Pouessel at Made L.V., Instagrammy Awards, DJ Mustard, Tom Rubin
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Daniel Boulud’s executive chef Vincent Pouessel of DB Brasserie at the Venetian is the guest chef at Elizabeth Blau’s Made L.V. in Tivoli Village. He promises an ooh, la la, multi-course dinner.
Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Andiron’s Sunday brunch, Intrigue’s April 28 opening, WSOP
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
There are shades of late star chef Kerry Simon at the new Sunday brunch by husband-and-wife chef and restaurateurs Kim Canteenwalla and Elizabeth Blau at their Andiron Steak & Sea in Downtown Summerlin starting Sunday.
Rene Angelil and Celine Dion arrive at the "Veronic Voices" premiere at Bally's on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Rene Angelil, Celine’s husband, shows improvement in cancer fight; ‘Sinatra 100’ update
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
There’s been a slight improvement in Celine Dion’s husband Rene Angelil’s health in his battle against throat cancer. I’m reliably told that Rene has been able to get out of his hospital bed at home in Lake Las Vegas and has begun walking around again.
Sean Christie, managing partner of Surrender Nightclub, Encore Beach Club and Andrea’s at Steve Wynn’s Encore Las Vegas.
Q+A: Sean Christie pulls back layers of new Wynn Las Vegas nightclub Intrigue
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The newest concept in Las Vegas nightlife, Intrigue, was revealed at Tryst’s “Final Affair” industry party Thursday night, then the club with the iconic 90-foot waterfall closed Saturday night with DJ Dave Fogg, the venue’s opening and closing night party leader.
Deadmau5 at Tryst Nightclub on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Photos: Celebrities who hosted, partied at Tryst Nightclub in 10 years
Wynn Las Vegas:
Saturday, November 7, 2015
After a decade of success and excess, Tryst Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas closes its doors tonight after one final party and is set to open next April as Intrigue in hotel mogul Steve Wynn’s luxury property on the Strip.
Deadmau5 at Tryst Nightclub on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Tryst to close after 10 years of success, excess; new club to be revealed tonight
Wynn Las Vegas:
Thursday, November 5, 2015
After a 10-year run as one of the most successful nightclubs on the Strip, Tryst at Wynn Las Vegas throws itself one final farewell industry party tonight in advance of the doors slamming tight and closing for good Saturday night.
Ten of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members before an interview with Robin Leach at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Wynn Las Vegas. The show now has more than 50 cast members. Front row, from left: Ludivine Perrin-Stsepaniuk, Genevieve Garneau, Kelly Shaylor-Straszewski, Natalie Kourpa and Amelie Major. Back row: Benoit Beaufils, Alberto del Campo, Jon Bookout, Sebastian Zarkowski and Didier Antoine.
Strip Scribbles: Changes at ‘Le Reve’? Plus, Terry Fator, Andrew Sasson, Aussie Food Network
Las Vegas:
Monday, October 26, 2015
Steve Wynn reportedly wants to change the musical score with a fresh, new upgrade and new music now that “Le Reve” has hit its 10th anniversary, and that means changes to the water-bound dance routines and more than 100,000 musical cues in computers.
Sunrise at the edge of space.
Strip Scribbles: Ride into space for $90K; Tryst, Botero to close; Chazz Palminteri
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Thanks to an investment by Vegas Tech Fund, this holiday season’s luxurious Neiman Marcus catalog has an exclusive gift at $90,000 per person for a trip to the edge of space! And only 10 Neiman Marcus shoppers can buy the package.
This restaurant in Las Vegas was the top grossing in the U.S. in 2014.
Which Las Vegas restaurant is the top grossing in the U.S.?
Monday, October 19, 2015
Nine of the Las Vegas restaurants are steakhouses, and some of the star-chef names on the list include Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich, Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck and Jean-Georges Vongerichten with two.
The watery entrance of Wynn Macau.
Wynn frustrated with Macau; revenue drops 27 percent
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Wynn Resorts, the casino company that owns the Wynn and Encore on the Strip as well as property in Macau, reported its third quarter earnings today. CEO Steve Wynn made it clear on a conference call to discuss the quarterly earnings that ...
Frank Sinatra receives an honorary doctorate from UNLV President Donald Baepler during the 1976 commencement.
Bennett, Brooks, Legend, Keys, Levine, Underwood, Usher to headline Sinatra celebration
Wynn Las Vegas:
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A lineup of extraordinary recording stars will honor the remarkable legacy and 100th birthday of nine-time Grammy Award winner Frank Sinatra with a salute as CBS joins the Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures to present “Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert.”
Candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton stands onstage during the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.
Clinton performs well in debate despite strong showings by Sanders and O’Malley
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Hillary Rodham Clinton entered Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas as the front-runner for the nomination. She did nothing to hurt her status. And when the debate ended, she kept campaigning. Minutes after she debated Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and others on ...
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders receives an appreciative handshake from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. Clinton offered her hand to Sanders after he said, “The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.”
Sanders, Clinton agree on emails, clash on gun control, Patriot Act
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
On the economy, gun control, the Patriot Act and other areas, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders found plenty of room to disagree today during the Democratic presidential debate. But where they found common ground — on Clinton's email controversy — they drew one of the biggest ...
An image of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is shown on the marquee sign Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. The Democratic presidential candidates' first debate is at the Wynn on Tuesday and will be televised on CNN.
As Clinton faces off with Sanders, what to watch for in tonight’s Democratic debate
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
After months of campaigning, the five Democratic presidential candidates will go toe-to-toe on the national stage tonight on the Strip. Here’s what you need to know ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton invites host Jimmy Fallon to pull her hair during a taping of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in New York.
Strange bedfellows Steve Wynn, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Monday, October 12, 2015
For the most unusual TV-ratings show on the Strip this week, expect to see Hillary Rodham Clinton flanked by Bernie Sanders on her immediate right, Martin O’Malley on her immediate left, with Lincoln Chafee also on her right and Jim Webb on her left.
Pitbull kicks off his seven-show "Time of Our Lives" run Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
L.V. Burlesque Festival, Pitbull, Smith Center and ‘Showstoppers’ permeate scene
Thursday, October 8, 2015
On the topic of doling awards, the performer who wins this year’s award for the Best Show I Expected Not to Enjoy Nearly As Much As I Did goes to Pitbull.
Chef Buddy Valastro, Venetian and Palazzo Food and Beverage Vice President Sebastien Silvestri and chef Daniel Boulud wheel out Valastro's large gaming cake for the Global Gaming Expo welcome reception at Sands Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in the Venetian. Also pictured next to Valastro and Silvestri: IGT CEO Renato Ascoli.
Strip Scribbles: G2E, The Judds, Alesso, Lydia Ansel and Tracii Guns
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The new James Bond spy thriller “Spectre,” the 24th in the movie franchise, premieres mid-November, but G2E delegates got caught up in 007 excitement at their welcome reception. Former “Splash” director Jeff Kutash staged an elaborate 50th anniversary salute.
Alexandria Halbauer of “Sexxy” at Westgate Las Vegas performs during Broadway Bares’ “Solo Strips” at the “Absinthe” tent Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
Photos: Lights go down, clothes come off at ‘Solo Strips’ at ‘Absinthe’ tent
Broadway Bares:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The show was much more than bare breasts and pendulating pasties. It was filled with some of the best talent that the Strip has to offer, which includes male performers who bared all, as well. Host Bryan Chan and producer Ryan Lyons set the tone for the evening.
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Rachel Tyler’s ‘Showstoppers’ debut; Pete Rose sports bar in L.V.
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
It’s the career-making moment every young actor, singer and dancer dreams of in show business. That defining make it or break it arises tonight for British ingenue Rachel Tyler as she steps onto the stage at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas for the first time.

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