Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 3:28 p.m.
It was even fierier on Tuesday night’s “Ink Master” on Spike TV when one of the tattoo artists got into a verbal battle with one of the judges and was promptly eliminated from the show. Kyle Dunbar interrupted Las Vegas regular and host Dave Navarro over comments made by judge Chris Nunez.
Our Las Vegas artist Walter “Sausage” Frank from Club Tattoo at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood watched with mouth wide open as the men almost came to fisticuffs before security sent Kyle packing. Walter won the episode’s contest while rival Lydia Bruno also was 86’d by the judges.
Walter is now just one of the six contestants remaining from the original 17 battling for the $100,000 prize. This week, the artists had to execute black-and-gray demon tattoos for guest judge horror filmmaker Rob Zombie. Two of Walter’s competitors ganged up on him to get him eliminated on the most difficult human canvas, but they failed when he won best tattoo.
Next week, Walter and his competitors are tasked with creating a custom mouth grill for former World Boxing Association lightweight champion Brandon Rios.
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Catering to the young and modern crowd, Planet Hollywood is a one-stop shop for entertainment with its massive shopping mall, slew of restaurants, spacious casino and clubs.
The ambiance of the casino is retro-chic meets high-tech with black granite floors throughout and colorful LED lights throughout the space. The theme carries into the 100,000 square-foot casino with 250 flat screens topping off slot machines. The casino is also home to 87 tables, a sports book and a poker room.
There's also the Miracle Mile Shops, one Vegas' largest malls, with 140 stores including BCBG Max Azaria, bebe, Urban Outfitters and The Discovery Channel Store.
Following an afternoon of shopping, guests can satisfy their appetites at one of the gourmet restaurants in Planet Hollywood, like the non-traditional approach to steakhouses at Strip House or check out the exotic Far East motif at KOI restaurant and lounge. And if guests are still looking for more, they can spend the after hours at Privé, Triq or Krave nightclubs.
Perhaps one of the resorts biggest attractions came in March with the addition of "Peepshow." The naughty twist on the story of Little Bo Peep is modern-day spin on the run-of-the-mill Vegas topless review. The "Peepshow" stage has seen visiting celebs like Scary Spice Mel B, "Dancing with the Stars" Kelly Monaco and Playboy's Holly Madison.