Access Vegas Insider Vibe – April 18, 2007 Insider Vibe

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Hello From Las Vegas! Running very late this week, but with excellent reason. This issue is jammed with more photos (and links to more photos) than ever before in our history! Staff member Mark “Yes, I really get paid to do this” Jacobs was busy this week staggering up and down The Strip, catching images of the “new” Planet Ho(llywood) inside and out, plus some amazing shots of the progress of MGM CityCenter construction. Speaking of…

Oopps I Did It Again – No… not talking about Britney Spears and her recent (alleged) visit for LipoDissolve here in town. I screwed up some important newsletter links again in the last issue. (Hey… cut us a break. Look at the massive amount of info we crank out each week)! So, for the record, these are the working, valid links: 1. Jubilee! at Bally’s and 2. Online edition of April 11, 2007 newsletter.

Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. – are the hottest tickets of any kind we’ve seen in nearly a decade. We still have some left and they aren’t cheap, but this isn’t one to miss. Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. Tickets

New Car Rental Facility – is now open. I talked about it in our February 28, 2007 issue (where it is, tips for getting out of there, etc.) and want to add a couple more tips: If you find yourself with time to kill (checking out early, get to the area of the rental facility early, here is a couple great ways to kill time:

1. One of the area’s biggest outlet malls is 1/2 mile west of the car rental facility at the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. South (the “new” South Strip) and Warm Springs Road and 2. Winchell’s Pub & Grill just across Warm Springs to the south of the rental facility has great food, full bar, and video slots (just like in the casinos). Beats killing extra time at the airport and paying airport prices for food/drink if you are really running early.

Planet Ho(llywood) – has unwittingly branded themselves the permanent name Planet Ho among Vegas insiders, but not for reasons you may suspect. See… they were putting the new sign on top of the hotel the past couple of weeks, and for some reason stopped for a couple of days just when they had reached:

Click for brand new Photos of Planet Hollywood Las Vegas and Miracle Mile (former Desert Passage) Shops and Shows.

2007 American Casino Guide – is still available and worth 10 times the Amazon price of $11.53. In addition to the $1000+ dollars worth of coupons, the book is even worth buying if you may not be visiting a gaming destination between now and the end of the year. Excellent advice on getting best gambling odds and best chances to win on everything from slots to video poker to table games. Order the 2007 American Casino Guide.

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First-Ever Official Bettie Page Boutique Now Open In Sin City! – ’50s Pin-up Legend Reflected In Clothing, Lingerie, Accessories And The Largest Selection Of Artwork By Famed Artist Olivia At Bettie Page Las Vegas – With fans world-wide, it’s only fitting that the first-ever official Bettie Page boutique opened doors this month in Sin City û a major hub of international travel. Outfitted in classic Bettie style with leopard print, pink and black, Bettie Page Las Vegas is located at the Shops in Desert Passage at the Aladdin. “I look forward to the grand opening of the Bettie Page store in Las Vegas, and couldn’t think of a finer city to act as its home,” said the legend herself, Bettie Page. Click to Read The Full Story …

July Opening Of The Signature At MGM Grand’s Tower 3 Marks Completion Of Las Vegas’ First Condo Hotel Project – The Signature at MGM Grand announced today the July opening of its third 576-suite tower. The debut of this all-suite tower will mark the completion of The Signature at MGM Grand complex, a first-of-its-kind hotel concept in Las Vegas that features an entirely non-gaming, non-smoking environment focused on personal service within an intimate, exclusive environment. Click to Read The Full Story …

David Hasselhoff To Complete His Run As The Flamboyant “Roger DeBris” In The Mel Brooks’ Musical Comedy The Producers At Paris Las Vegas Sunday, May 6 – Paris Las Vegas announced today that David Hasselhoff, due to a prior commitment as a judge on the hit TV series America’s Got Talent, will leave the cast of the MEL BROOKS’ musical comedy THE PRODUCERS (Tickets) on Sunday, May 6, as scheduled. Hasselhoff, who plays the outrageously flamboyant character “Roger DeBris” in the most critically acclaimed show in Broadway history, leaves as an original company member in the new 90-minute production that opened to sold-out houses on January 31, 2007. Mr. Hasselhoff will be replaced Lee Roy Reams, currently starring as “Roger DeBris” on Broadway. Click to Read The Full Story …

MTV Scores Winning Hand Greenlighting First Ever Reunion Series “Reunited: The Real World Vegas: – Production Begins This Month At The Palms Casino Resort In Las Vegas – MTV: Music Television and Bunim-Murray Productions announce today a first-ever for the “The Real World” franchise as they take a trip back to Sin City in “Reunited: The Real World.” This new series turns the tables on the original cast of “The Real World: Las Vegas” as they head into their former home û the “The Real World” suite at the Palms Casino Resort — to see what’s happened in the five years since the seven cast members lived together. Production begins this month and will premiere on MTV later this spring. Click to Read The Full Story …

Rush Announces “Snakes & Arrows World Tour” At The MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, July 28 – Renowned rock trio RUSH will arrive in Las Vegas with the “Snakes & Arrows World Tour” (Rush Tour Tickets — All Shows) Saturday, July 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The tour will kick off in North America June 13 at Atlanta’s HiFi Buys Amphitheatre and will visit more than 45 cities throughout the United States and Canada before heading to Europe. Click to Read The Full Story …

Ultimate Fighting Championship Presents UFC World LIght Heavyweight Championship UFC 71: Liddell vs. Jackson – Over the last four years Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell has been unstoppable. He has dominated his last seven fights and gained legendary status in the OctagonÖ as the UFC World Light Heavyweight Champion. In what many believe will be the mega-fight of the summer, Liddell will meet Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in an attempt to avenge his loss to the last man who defeated him. Liddell will face his greatest challenge to date when The Ultimate Fighting Championship« organization presents UFC 71: LIDDELL vs. JACKSON (Tickets) live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, May 26. Click to Read The Full Story …

Rio Masquerade Show in the Sky Computer Wallpaper – Experience the excitement of Brazil’s Carnivale Masquerade Show In The Sky, Las Vegas’ best free show! The Masquerade Show in the Sky features state-of-the-art floats that suspend from the ceiling above the casino floor. click and download Rio Masquerade Show in the Sky Computer Wallpaper

Noodling During Lunch – The 888 Noodle Bar at the Las Vegas Hilton, which has been open only for dinner since it opened last year, has lunch hours as well. The bar features Pan-Asian noodles, congee, and rice dishes, as well as other Asian specialties prepared by expert chefs in an open exhibition kitchen. Appetizers, soups and salads range from $7 to $9 and entrees range from $10 to $28. 888 Noodle Bar is located in the heart of Benihana Village at the Las Vegas Hilton and is open 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m-8:00 p.m. Reservations are not required (guests are served on a first come first serve basis).

Steve Martorano Brings South Florida’s Acclaimed Cafe Martorano To Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino – What do you get when you combine a South Philly boy and his wildly popular South Florida Italian restaurant and late-night hotspot with Sin City’s Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino? You get a good time and great food with a little Philly ‘tude on the side. Cafe Martorano Las Vegas, now open, promises to be a one-of-a-kind restaurant/nightclub combo. Netting top Zagat ratings, Cafe Martorano Florida is as widely known for its celebrity clientele as its South Philadelphia-style Italian-American cuisine. Click to Read The Full Story …

Holding Four Queens, Las Vegas Businessman Bets $20 Million – Addition Of The Canyon Club Brings New Energy And Live Music To Neon-Laden Downtown Icon – Since acquiring the Four Queens Hotel & Casino three years ago, local businessman, Terry Caudill, has invested over $20 million in the historic downtown property. Having remodeled its guest rooms and public areas, added new dining options, refreshed the casino floor and upgraded its gaming machines, the Four Queens announces its latest achievement — the anticipated April opening of the Canyon Club. The mastermind behind the successful launch of the House of Blues at the Mandalay Bay, Lance Sterling, reenters the market with the Las Vegas version of his prospering L.A. nightspot, the Canyon Club. Click to Read The Full Story …

Vegas Photo Set Of The Week: MGM CityCenter Construction April 2007 – The huge pit between Monte Carlo and Bellagio is rising quickly out of the dust of the ashes of the former Boardwalk Hotel. Enjoy these photos taken this past week!

Gambling Talk: Playing Small Pairs In Tournaments Playing 9s, 8s, and 7s – with Victor H. Royer. These are the pairs that are traditionally considered to be middle pairs. All of them are highly vulnerable to overcards, and therefore all of them should be played extremely cautiously. In late positions, you can play pocket 9s as if they were pocket 10s, but other than that any of these medium pears are usually a candidate for the muck especially in early and middle positions, and particularly if there has been any kind of action before it becomes your turn to act. Click to Read Complete Article

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Reader Submitted Photo – Susan of Buffalo, NY submitted these two great photos. She writes:

My husband and I were in Las Vegas at the end of January and took about 500 photos but these are my 2 favorites (Venetian & the Mirage). Great job on the newsletter! I look forward to getting them every week. Keep up the good work!

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Hi Ted,

Your comments regarding the NBA All-Star Game in comparison with NASCAR seem to me to have racial overtones, or at the least a dislike of a sport that is dominated by none white players as opposed to NASCAR?

You say:

“Hello From Las Vegas! Wow, wow, wow… what a past 10 days here in Las Vegas. NASCAR blazed into town with record crowds (unlike the NBA All-Star game, NASCAR produced no shootings or significant arrests)…”

I could be wrong but I really don’t think that the NBA All-Star game produced the shootings or arrests. Could it be that some unsavory people took that opportunity to try and turn a memorable and fun weekend into a tragic one???

I visit Las Vegas often and I have heard of the thousands of gangs that are there… and during one of my many visits, when there were no sporting events taking place, I heard on the news of a day time shooting at the stop-and-go that took place not to far from the Tropicana Hotel and a car jacking that occurred in the underground parking facility of the Fashion Show Mall and don’t forget about the beating of a MGM security guard that made the world news. I could go on… Therefore, please don’t insinuate that a sporting activity is causing violence, when in actuality it’s some unsavory people causing the violence and mayhem.

In closing, I love Las Vegas and I enjoy reading your newsletter about Las Vegas but you really need to leave your unwarranted comments on the editing room floor, or maybe I should just unsubscribe to your newsletter?

Kind Regards,

Angella Moore

Ted Responds:

I’ll already addressed this 5 minutes into my last podcast, but for those who didn’t listen: My anti-NBA feelings preceded the event and had nothing to do with race.

I’m unhappy with any event that brings 5 shootings and over 400 arrests during one weekend. That is unheard of. Even New Years Eve (250,000 very racially diverse visitors) doesn’t even begin to come close.

Comparing sporadic gang violence normal for a city this size (the vast majority of which happens away from The Strip) to the most concentrated number of shootings and arrests ever during one weekend in the tourism area is apples and oranges.

The “Don’t Come Back, NBA” cry was echoed by everyone from the rank-and-file dealers, waitresses, and other service workers as reported by virtually every media outlet here. In fact, the sentiment so so strong that Mayor Oscar Goodman recently submitted a proposal to the NBA for a team here that was sure to get vetoed. Even the mayor who has been groveling for an NBA team for years heard the cry of the entire area: “NBA… Don’t Come Back”.

I challenge anyone to comb the past eight years of the archives of this newsletter and/or the many podcasts I have done and find even anything remotely racist. I celebrate the diversity of our readers and visitors and this is reflected in the stories and photos we run.

I will be coming to Las Vegas in June and would like to know if there are any Jazz Clubs on the South end of the strip. Really enjoy reading your newsletter.


Ted Responds:

I enjoy both traditional and smooth jazz (a far cry from the rock I was raised on… which I still also enjoy). Events and concerts come and go, so I’m going to simply provide these links to local jazz concerns:

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Access Vegas Insider Vibe – September 18, 2002

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NEWKIRK’S NOTES – comments on Las Vegas from AccessVegas.Com publisher Ted Newkirk:

Hello from Las Vegas! The weather has been stunning, with high temps failing to hit the 100 degree (F) mark and evenings very comfortable while never getting cold.

As noted, I flew on the anniversary of 9/11 this year from Portland, Oregon back home to Las Vegas. Both airports were very empty, and everyone on my flight got an entire row to themselves (with empty rows left over). More important than the elbow room was the ability to show my respect to those lost by not letting terrorism deter my plans. I got to visit family (including my 95 year old Great Aunt) and support the airlines on a tough day, making it a very personally rewarding trip.

We’ve been working day and night on our new Las Vegas Interactive Information Forums. So much is always happening in Las Vegas, and you guys always send such great feedback. Now we can feature more of both. Let’s get started!

WORLD RECORD JACKPOT – $8.4 million: A Santa Ana, CA man celebrated his 70th birthday on Sept. 4th by winning the world’s largest 25 cent slot jackpot. Manuel Herrera was playing Wheel Of Fortune at the Flamingo Laughlin when he won the $8.4 million jackpot. Herrera is a retired restaurant worker who was visiting Laughlin with his family and hit with $30 invested.

That same evening, and nearby 25 cent Elvis slot machine was hit for $131,000 also at Flamingo Laughlin. Information on Laughlin hotels and casinos is available at If you have hit a jackpot in Las Vegas (it doesn’t have to be a huge one), tell us about it at

VEGAS ON TV – When is Las Vegas not on TV is the question! Seems when traveling I can’t flip the channels without seeing home. However, two shows to mark on your calendar: Tonight “American Idol In Vegas” films at the MGM and will air on FOX network this Monday Sept. 23.

Also, MTV’s Real World shot their latest season at The Palms over spring and summer. The cast stayed in a 28th floor penthouse suite specifically designed for the show, and worked at the casino as cocktail servers and other jobs. The suite has been left intact and is available for rent $5,000 for a weeknight and $7,500 weekend rate. Episodes are now airing Tuesday nights on MTV. Check local listings for time and channel for both shows.

YOUR OPINION COUNTS – You only have a little longer to vote in this month’s AccessVegas.Com “Best Of” Monthly Poll. This month’s questions is: “What is the best Las Vegas “Local’s” Casino? Cast your vote at Also, we are taking nominations to find the your favorite casino lounge (not nightclub) with live music and a great atmosphere. Fire us a quick email about yours to (click)

FREE SMOOTH JAZZ – continues to be popular on Tuesday evenings at The Orleans in Brendan’s Pub. These events kick off around 6 PM and feature free, live music throughout the evening. This Tuesday (Sept. 24) is the CD release party for Las Vegas artist Woody Woods. Woods has performed and recorded with artists like Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Drifters, The Platters, Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Preston, and many more. The Orleans is about 1.5 miles west of The Strip on Tropicana Blvd.

NASCAR – Race weekend is February 28th to March 3rd, 2003 and if you are a NASCAR fan you know that it is never too early to grab good seats for coming races. Be the envy of your buddies (or tell them to get their finger out of their nose and join you) here in Las Vegas.

We’ve got a special package including 3 days/2 nights first class accommodation plus weekend ticket packages which include:

– General Admission to Pole Day (Friday)
– Same reserved seat in Section 3, Blue OR White level for both:
– Sam’s Town 300 NASCAR Busch Series (Saturday), and
– NASCAR Winston Cup Event (Sunday)

This event sells out quickly every year and even if you get tickets, you often have to scramble for a room. Take advantage now at

SNAKE BABE – Comedy magician Roger Lee along with “America’s Sexiest Magician” Snake Babe perform Monday nights at 11:30 PM in the Riviera’s Le Bistro Theatre. You may recognize Lee as the “plumbing guy” in Home Base commercials and is a member of the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. Snake Babe has been displaying her snakes at MGM’s Studio 54 for three years and her magic involves fire eating, comedy, snakes, and other illusions.

CIGARS – We recently stopped by the Las Vegas Cigar Company store in the Boardwalk Hotel (between Bellagio and Monte Carlo). Often, independent cigar shops can be hit and miss in quality but the prices were good so I took a chance. Very pleased, to say the least. Their Churchill goes for under $5.00 and was a fine, mild smoke. Worth checking out.

Quick cigar note: Las Vegas is more cigar friendly than most places, but always ask before lighting up and also take into consideration the people around you. Ask around … most hotels have at least one nice, cigar friendly lounge.

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After months of planning, we are launching our AccessVegas.Com Interactive Information Forums! We really enjoy putting out this newsletter twice monthly, and for a few, that is enough Vegas for them. However, that left us in a bind: So much great information crosses our desk almost daily, and we get some of the best reader feedback and letters but we’ve had no room for them.

Now we do! Our new Interactive Information Forums at allow us to expand as a comprehensive, independent Las Vegas information source. We’ll continue to feature great news and feedback here in the newsletter, but will put additional informative posts in the forum. For example, the forum would have let us immediately note that free tickets for the “American Idol In Vegas” taping became available on short notice last week.

Plus, instead of just reading feedback here, you can go to the forums and put your two cents in so that others can benefit from your thoughts! We’ll also be able to answer more of your questions for the benefit of all.

Now on to reader feedback!

Dear Ted: The proper authorities should also investigate “long hauling” between The Strip and Old Vegas. We visited in May. The trip to Old Vegas via The Strip was only $9.50 with moderate traffic. The trip back to our hotel (The Aladdin) via the freeway was $17.00. I did not tip the return driver. When I asked for my change, he said that he thought that the difference was his tip. I then explained to him that since he decided to show us a panoramic view of The Strip from the freeway, that he had already gotten his tip in the form of an increased fare. Strangely, he quickly found $3. Needless to say, it’s taxi drivers like our second one (and the 4 in front of him) who give taxi drivers in Las Vegas a bad name.

As we continue to report here, cab drivers continue to “long haul” and rip unsuspecting tourist off. We have had it happen to us when mistaken for tourists. We want you to have the best vacation possible, so we are working hard to fight this.

We have posted four important pointers that will keep you from getting “long hauled” by the cabbies, let you know what to do if it happens (believe it or not, calling the cab company is the WRONG thing to do), and let you enjoy a better vacation with more cash in your pocket. Check out our pointers at and feel free to add your experiences.

Lynn Banks from England wrote:

I had always thought Las Vegas was a large Casino where people had tacky weddings – Boy was I wrong!!

We had a wedding booked in One World Trade Center (Windows on the World) on October 27th 2001, the 6th anniversary of when we met. Obviously with the atrocities of September 11th, this was canceled, but we still wanted to go ahead and not let the terrorists spoil our wedding.

We had always joked about a Las Vegas wedding (Elvis or a Limo!!) but didn’t want a tacky wedding. We had designer dresses and suits and had planned for a small, but formal reception (11 people).

When I realized that Las Vegas was probably the only place in the world I could organize a wedding in a couple of weeks, I started to look at the options.

What I found was amazing, I had spent 10 months organizing a wedding in New York, and in Las Vegas everything was at my fingertips. The chapels sort out everything from Limo transport to photographs and videos. They will even convert the video to a British format, so you can watch it when you get back to England.

Lynn’s letter is much longer and has some great information for anybody thinking about getting married in Las Vegas (or who wants to relive their Las Vegas wedding). You can read her great letter and chime in on Las Vegas weddings at

N. Mills wrote:

I have taken about 3 trips to Las Vegas in the last year with my son & his wife. We go to visit my daughter’s family & of course, Grandma watches the children while they go have fun. I’m not complaining, I love the kids & it’s my chance to bond with them! Recently my best friend of 51 years & I took a “girls vacation”!

We used your site & found an excellent deal at Fitzgerald’s. The staff there were all very courteous, even at our favorite nickel machines. Our stay couldn’t have been more wonderful. The Fremont Experience was extremely enjoyable & we didn’t find staying in “old downtown” a bad experience at all. (I had friends at work say “oh, you don’t want to stay in that area”!)

Even on the Greyhound Bus from AZ (my friend flew from Ca) people were saying the same thing, it made me worry. NOT TO WORRY! We would do it again. Not only did we visit almost all of the casino’s, & do a little gambling in each, we found: Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory Tour, the Vitamin Factory Tour, Chinatown (not like S.F. Ca Chinatown, we were disappointed here). We felt like kids sneaking out on the parents, 10 am – 3:30 am daily! Did we do Vegas or what?

We both want to thank you so much for your site. We found an extremely excellent hotel deal, as well as trip planning ideas, through your web site! Keep up the great work. I always tell people about your site & give credit where credit IS DUE. Thanks again & have a great year. Next time we’ll do museums & other sites.

We are always so happy when we help people have a great trip. There is so much to do and see here in Las Vegas that it is almost scary! No matter what your interest, you won’t be bored here.

Readers, we now have a section on our forums for trip reports. Tell us in detail about your last visit and continue this discussion at

Iris wrote:

I recently spent 5 days at Imperial Palace. Rented car from Alamo very cheap, was an internet price, I called my car insurance to see if I was covered, they said yes. When we got the car the people there told us that most insurance won’t cover loss of use while waiting to be fixed, so I paid the $75. to be sure. Since I got home I noticed that my credit card has insurance on rental cars if paid for with the credit card, and it covers loss of use. Thought this might be useful for some other potential Vegas visitors. Love your Newsletter!

Great advice. If you have insurance on your car at home, it may very well cover rental cars as well. Also, many credit cards provide complimentary coverage so you can waive the insurance fees which car rental companies attempt to sell you.

However, no one should assume anything. If you carry insurance on your personal car, call and ask them if it includes rental cars. Also, call your credit card company to assure they offer the coverage and ask them about the depth of it.

Readers, do you rent a car when you come to town? Would you suggest it? Any tips for those thinking about it? Share your thoughts and continue this discussion at

FINAL NOTE: I want to personally thank the many from around the world who submitted feedback related to Sept. 11, 2001. We certainly appreciate the sentiment and the resolve to live your lives normally. This was well represented by Lynn Banks from England who didn’t let it stop her wedding plans and traveled to Las Vegas to make the dreams of her special day possible after they were initially dashed.

We wish New York well in rebuilding, we support actions against terrorism, and we are moving on. Thus, no 9/11 area in our new Interactive Information Forums nor any posted feedback. We thank you for traveling, we thank you for considering Las Vegas as your vacation or getaway destination, and we are going to work harder than every to bring you the fun and excitement this great city offers!

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