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Fremont Casino Flips the Switch On Filament Bar in Downtown Las Vegas

July 7, 2015

The Fremont Hotel & Casino has opened a swanky new bar, Filament Bar, in downtown Las Vegas. Filament Bar combines an upscale, modern decor with cocktail values visitors have come to expect from casinos along Fremont Street. Here’s a look at the new Filament Bar inside Fremont casino. Speaking of video poker, Filament Bar boasts… 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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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

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“Sunday Bloody Bar” at The D Las Vegas Makes a Classic Cocktail an Experience

November 21, 2014

It’s part breakfast, part cocktail and part hangover remedy: It’s a Bloody Mary. The D Las Vegas turns this classic drink into an experience at its “Sunday Bloody Bar,” each Sunday at Longbar (you sort of can’t miss it) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. “Sunday Bloody Bar” at The D serves up Bloody Marys… Read More

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Accolades Highlight People, Places and Best Things to Do in Downtown Las Vegas

July 30, 2014

Downtown is the center of all the action in Las Vegas, and recent “Best of” lists have graphically illustrated the point. Three publications—Las Vegas Weekly, Vegas Seven and the Las Vegas Review-Journal—recently published their “Best of” lists and downtown received a slew of honors. If you’re looking for award-winning things to do in Las Vegas,… Read More

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Benny’s Smokin’ BBQ & Brews Opens at Binion’s Gambling Hall

July 17, 2014

It’s about time downtown Las Vegas got some world-class BBQ! Benny’s Smokin’ BBQ & Brews recently opened at Binion’s, replacing the former Benny’s Bullpen. The new BBQ restaurant has a simple menu full of barbeque favorites, including a full rack of baby back ribs (for $13.99), a half rack ($9.99), a half chicken ($8.99) and… Read More

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Downtown Happy Hour Discovery: Chart House at Golden Nugget

July 7, 2014

Downtown Las Vegas has more than its fair share of great happy hours. Our latest discovery is the happy hour at Chart House inside the Golden Nugget. The Chart House happy hour runs from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our favorite libation on the discounted menu? The signature Fleur D’Lis cocktail, with… Read More

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Three Life-Altering Tips for Dealing With a Slushy Drink Brain Freeze

June 25, 2014

The slushy drinks in downtown Las Vegas are renowned for their epic. As with many great things, however, there’s also potential peril involved. In the case of slushy drinks, it’s brain freeze. The medical name for a brain freeze, often called an “ice cream headache,” is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. Try saying that five times fast. Brain… Read More