Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | 5:02 p.m.
The Las Vegas visit started on a high note but ended on a low note for former multimillionaire stockbroker Jordan Belfort, the inspiration for Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar-nominated performance in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street.”
Here as the opening keynote speaker of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers convention at Caesars Palace and to sign copies of his book, Jordan like many a tourist wound up partying at one of our adult strip clubs.
But in the middle of his Las Vegas fun, the government slapped liens on two homes it believes he owns in Hermosa Beach, Cali. The feds say that he pleads poverty but has secret assets while still owing $110 million to bilked investors.
Additionally, a New York company went after a third home there to satisfy a $30,000 judgment.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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Transport yourself to the opulent and excessive Roman Empire at Caesars Palace. But the ever-changing Caesars Palace is far from ancient. The hotel and casino is constantly raising the bar for what visitors can expect in a Vegas resort experience.
Caesars Palace features 3,348 rooms and suites in five towers, including the new luxury boutique Nobu Hotel and Restaurant, which opened Feb. 4, 2013, in the totally remodeled Centurian Tower. Caesars features 129,000 square feet of gaming space, including the Strip’s largest poker room and a 250-seat sports book. Other amenities include about two dozen restaurants, a four-level shopping mall, four pools, a spa, Pure and Poetry nightclubs and Pussycat Dolls.
Dining options include restaurants from world-renown chefs Guy Savoy, Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsay and, on Feb. 4, 2013, Nobu Matsuhisa.
You never know what characters you’ll run into at Caesars with regular performers like Jerry Seinfeld, Bette Midler, Elton John and maybe even the emperor himself.