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Vegas News | Venetian Poker Room Moves, MGM & Caesars Report Earnings, And Spongebob In Vegas!

Vegas News February 23, 2024 Vegas News February 23, 2024

The Fontainebleau opening in December wasn’t a soft opening but there are still restaurants coming online. Two more restaurants just opened. Read more here. Las Vegas Quick Hits Las Vegas Quick Hits

Bally’s Corp. reported earnings. I normally skip this company but I was curious if there was any news about the Tropicana. Of course, there was no news about the Tropicana after it closes the property on April 2. There’s also no date on how or when the casino will come down. Read more here. Caesars announced the complete schedule for the 2024 WSOP. Read more here. It was a big week for The Venetian’s mall. First, the 1923 Prohibition Bar is expanding from Mandalay Bay to the mall at The Venetian. Read more here. Second, the poker room is moving to the Grand Canal Shoppes near The Palazzo. You can take a guess where the next move will be. Read more here. Casapian’s Lounge is replacing Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Read more here. Green Valley Ranch opened a new high-limit slot room as its transformation into Red Rock East continues. New restaurants will open later this year. Read more here and see below. ​​ Our newly renovated high limit slot room is now open! Enjoy 127 slot machines, personalized service, an exclusive bar and 14 bar top games. 🎰 pic.twitter.com/ZUznrMbqWj — Green Valley Ranch (@GVRcasino) February 16, 2024 The Ringer podcast said TKO (owner of UFC & WWE) is considering Las Vegas for the 2024 Wrestlemania after a successful kickoff event at T-Mobile Arena. You can check the podcast here. Caesars reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings for 2024. There’s next to nothing planned for Las Vegas that we haven’t covered already. Read more here. Thrive dispensary behind Resorts World and next to Sapphire received a license to operate a marijuana lounge. It should open someday. Read more here. Do you remember when Sapphire released a song and video? I do. Please enjoy.  The lobby at Cosmopolitan is getting a facelift. Read more here. It seems that the outdoor part of Bel-Aire Lounge by the pool at Durango is special. I like dining outside but I didn’t think this was special news. Anyway, read more here. This was a record-breaking year for the amount of money people in Nevada bet on the Super Bowl. There was no record of how much money Nevada casinos made from the Big Game. Read more here. The Bruno Mars Lounge is now open at Bellagio. Read more here. You’re not allowed to take pics or videos when inside Bruno’s lounge. Enjoy a look inside without people. Looks nice but you’ll still probably catch me a Petrossian if I’m having a drink at Bellagio. Inside The Pinky Ring at Bellagio. pic.twitter.com/jimEgbY7W2 — Chris Holmes (@seventensuited) February 21, 2024 Treasure Island is opening an arcade bar. Read more here. MGM Resorts reported fourth quarter and full year 2023 earnings. Read more here. I put together some notes about Las Vegas from the MGM earnings call including F1 being meh outside of the center strip, record room rates for the Super Bowl, and room renovations at three properties. Read about that and the financials here. The Pro Fight League is coming to Virgin Las Vegas. Read more here. On the topic of MMA, the UFC will be doing a show at the Sphere. This seems a bit more interesting and might get me to watch UFC for a few minutes. Read more here. The Hall of Excellence coming to Fontainebleau sounds like something sports fans will like. I’ll check it out despite the Tom Brady connection. Read more here. The new Spongebob ride at Circus Circus opens on March 1. Read more here. The Fontainebleau executive shuffle continues and a dude is now at Station Casinos. Read more here. The Terry Fator show is moving from New York-New York to The Strat. Where will he end up next? Drop a comment below. Read more here. Downtown Las Vegas real estate is all the rage. Read more here. A John Wick Experience is opening off the Vegas Strip. Read more here. How does a Pitbull restaurant inside of a Hendertucky Walmart sound? Read more here. Rumor is that a Bob Marley Experience is coming to Mandalay Bay. Read more here. Also, be sure to join the ZorkCast Group on FaceBook. This is the Facebook group to continue the conversation from the ZorkCast podcast and TravelZork website. Feel free to start a conversation related to anything TravelZork or ZorkCast.

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