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Count’s Kustoms Blackjack Debuts at Binion’s, Custom Motorcycle Up for Grabs

July 1, 2015

Binion’s Las Vegas just debuted a new table game in its cowgirl party pit, Count’s Kustoms Blackjack. In this game, a lucky blackjack player could take home a custom motorcycle from Count’s Kustoms. Count’s Kustoms, of course, are best-known for reality TV shows like “Counting Cars” and “Pawn Stars.” The Count’s Kustoms-built bike is a… Read More

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How Much Money Can a Bucket of Nickels Hold in a Casino?

June 22, 2015

Today’s blog post is proof positive no trivia is too trivial when it comes to Las Vegas casinos! Several downtown Las Vegas casinos still have slot machines and take and pay out coins (as opposed to TITO, or “ticket-in, ticket-out”). While playing at The D Las Vegas, we noted a cup filled to the brim… Read More

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A Refreshing Twist on a Casino Classic: Double Ball Roulette at Binion’s

June 11, 2015

Roulette is one of the most glamorous (and easy-to-learn) table games in any casino. Now, guests at Binion’s casino in downtown Las Vegas can try a fun new twist on the classic game, Double Ball Roulette. Double Ball Roulette, as the name implies, doubles up on the entertainment value with two balls in play on… Read More

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25 Fun Things to Do on Fremont Street If You’ve Blown Your Gambling Allowance

April 6, 2015

The only sure bet in Las Vegas is Lady Luck is fickle. When you’re playing in Vegas casinos, it’s good to know your limits and that includes how much you’re willing to spend on gambling. If you’ve blown your bankroll and decide to call it quits for the day, there’s still a lot to do… Read More

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Casino Owner “Misplaces” Million Dollar Sports Bet Ticket, Frantic Search Underway

April 1, 2015

UPDATE: April Fools’ Day! We had a blast writing and sharing this story, but to be clear, it’s completely made up. The million-dollar ticket is safe and sound, but we hope you’ll find this story still has some entertainment value. Derek Stevens, owner of The D Las Vegas, made national headlines this week for a… Read More

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St. Patrick’s ShamROCK Celebration, Downtown Vegas

March 13, 2015

Fremont Street Experience is the only place to be in Las Vegas for St. Patrick’s Day weekend and beyond! We’ve lined up five days of free, live entertainment, March 13-17, 2015, plus a March 17 pub crawl featuring some of downtown’s iconic casinos. Here’s a handy list of links to the live entertainment scheduled each… Read More

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Downtown Has a New Man Cave: Binion’s Opens Cigar Lounge

March 4, 2015

Opinions about cigar-smoking vary widely, but for many, cigars are an integral part of the Las Vegas experience. Binion’s Las Vegas has responded to that sensibility with a new cigar lounge. The new cigar lounge at Binion’s is a clever solution to a time-honored problem. How do you give cigar-smokers what they want while avoiding… Read More

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20 Incredibly Romantic Things to Do in Downtown Las Vegas

February 11, 2015

Valentine’s Day is here again, which means your procrastination has probably resulted in feelings of panic and dread as you search frantically for romantic things to do with that special someone who might toss a shoe at your head if you don’t get your act together. Have no fear! There’s a nearly infinite list of… Read More

Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget Unveils Grand New Chandelier and Staircase

February 2, 2015

If you’re used to entering the Golden Nugget Las Vegas from the hotel-casino’s self-parking garage, prepare to be wowed. A recent renovation project has turned an inconspicuous rear entrance into a conspicuous one. Golden Nugget fans will recognize this entrance as the one nearest the former Carson Street Cafe. The Carson Street Cafe was replaced… Read More

Say "cheese"! Or, since you're at The D, and American Coney Island is right downstairs, say "chili cheese fries."

Fremont Street Easter Egg: The Escalator Cam at The D Las Vegas

January 5, 2015

We love Eater eggs! You know, those surprising inside references you typically find in video games or movies. Well, downtown’s got its fair share of Easter eggs, too. One of our favorites is at The D Las Vegas, formerly Fitzgerald’s, if you know where to look. If you take the escalator down from The D’s… Read More