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  • December 7, 2018

    Celebrate at the New Year’s Eve Fremont Street Party

    Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you know that Downtown Las Vegas is one of the hottest areas in the city to celebrate, especially during New Year’s Eve. There’s no better way to end one year and start a fresh year than with exciting entertainment, good food, and live music. Being one of the […]

  • November 19, 2018

    Where to Get Las Vegas Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are upon us, meaning it’s time to get ready to save big! In Las Vegas, we’re all about going big, and our holiday deals are no different. Flights, hotels, shows, and shops all put out their best offers for holiday shoppers this season. Whether you are taking a trip to […]

  • November 14, 2018

    Las Vegas Sports Betting 101: How to Bet on Sports in Las Vegas

    Every year, thousands of sports enthusiasts flock to Las Vegas to place their bets and closely watch their teams with dollar signs in their eyes. No matter what casino you’re in, you’re bound to walk by a massive wall of television screens donning every imaginable sport from football to UFC to horse racing. Among the […]

  • November 9, 2018

    Meet Your New Favorite Slot Machine: The Buffalo Grand

    You can’t miss them – sounds of mill bells and screeching eagles ring throughout the casino floor. Epic touch-screen 42’ HD curved displays glow like summer prairie sunsets. Like a galloping herd, people know to look out for these dynamic slot machines. Created by Aristocrat, Buffalo Slot Machines are one of the most popular games […]

  • November 2, 2018

    World’s First Cannabis Museum Opens on Fremont Street

    Who would ever expect that Las Vegas would be the home to the first ever immersive cannabis art museum in the world? Well, to be blunt … everyone! Never to be outdone, Las Vegas is first in line to expand in the world of cannabis after recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada in 2017. The […]

  • October 12, 2018

    5 Ways to Improve Your Luck in Las Vegas

    Whether you believe in luck or not, you might as well take all you can get when playing Las Vegas casino games. The city is full of Buddhas to gift, statues to rub, and traditions to take part in to ensure your luck is in tip top shape. Before heading out for a day of […]

  • October 8, 2018

    Unconventional Conventions in Las Vegas

    Among the cities of the world lies an outlier – an oasis in the middle of the desert. Las Vegas sets itself apart from every other city in the world with its glittering Strip, alluring reputation, and electric atmosphere. There is no other city in the world like Las Vegas, which is what makes it […]

  • October 4, 2018

    Death-Defying Las Vegas: An Adventure-Seeker’s Bucket List

    Looking for fun things to do in Vegas? Caution, meet wind. This is for the seekers of the next great thrill. Are you an adventure-seeking, death-defying, one-leg-on-the-flying-trapeze-with-no-net kind of stunt amateur? Then Vegas is your place and this bucket list of thrills is your go-to reference for all things adventure. From the dangling ropes of […]

  • September 4, 2018

    Best Las Vegas Bars for Frozen Cocktails to Keep You Cool

    It’s an understatement to say summer in the Las Vegas desert can be hot. Luckily, the city is equipped with plenty of ways to keep you cool, and there is no better way to beat the heat than with a refreshing beverage. As the summer heats up, cool down with an ice cold cocktail, beer, […]

  • August 31, 2018

    Wading in a Water Wonderland: Where to Find the Best Pools/Lakes/Water Parks

    The summer sun in Las Vegas can leave you in need of a break and the pools, lakes, and water parks in the city provide the perfect desert oases. Las Vegas is packed with impressive water attractions, including pools where you can swim adjacent to sharks, lakes near Las Vegas, and water parks that will […]

  • August 28, 2018

    How to Prepare for a Las Vegas Labor Day Weekend Trip

    Sometimes planning for a vacation takes so much work, you need a second vacation just to compensate! That is why the sooner you start planning your trip, the better. With Labor Day right around the corner, right now is the perfect time to start getting you Las Vegas Labor Day weekend vacation in order. From […]

  • August 3, 2018

    Las Vegas Fantasy Football 101: Drafting Your Dream Team

    Summer isn’t quite over yet, but with around 33 million participants in Fantasy Football, there are bound to be a few people counting down the days until September. Fantasy Football is a complex, entertaining way to keep track of your favorite players, enjoy some friendly (hopefully!) competition with your closest friends, and maybe even earn […]

  • July 31, 2018

    Las Vegas Burning Man Sculptures & Cultures

    Located in the Black Rock Desert of Northwestern Nevada, Burning Man is a major event for Vegas locals and tourists alike. Three different Burning Man sculptures currently reside in Vegas and represent the Burning Man culture that is alive and well in the Las Vegas community. Tons of people travel through Sin City on their […]

  • July 5, 2018

    Are You Ready for a Casino Focused Vegas Vacation?

    Ready to hit the tables during your upcoming vacation to Vegas? If so, make sure you’re fully apprised of all the standard Las Vegas casino games, rules, tips and tricks, and etiquette well before you rest your elbows on the table. If you have a casino-focused Vegas vacation on the calendar, you’ll not only have […]

  • June 28, 2018

    Make Las Vegas Your Summer Getaway

    A summer vacation in Las Vegas is a seriously cool idea. It may be hard to describe any place as cool when the average daytime temperature is 106 degrees, but Vegas is an incredibly fun place to be at any time of the year – even in the middle of summer. Let’s take a look […]

  • June 26, 2018

    Everything You Need to Know About Comic Con Las Vegas 2018

    Comic Con 2018 is coming to Las Vegas on the last weekend of June! This is one of the biggest conventions of the year in the Vegas Valley, so let’s walk through the schedule, main events, location and other important items to ensure you maximize your Comic Con Las Vegas 2018 experience. Comic Con 2018 […]

  • June 8, 2018

    7 Ideas for a Perfect Las Vegas Bachelorette Party Itinerary

    Las Vegas has long been the spot to be for celebrating the Big Day in style, from bachelor/bachelorette parties to the wedding itself. Planning a bachelorette party in Vegas is easy to do considering the activities available for a perfect girls’ weekend. Top-rated restaurants, bars, and clubs fill the city and you and your girls […]

  • June 1, 2018

    Don’t Miss These Las Vegas Summer Shows

    Las Vegas is known as the Entertainment Capital of the World, and for good reason! There is a seemingly-endless assortment of theatrical performances, comedy shows, art installations, innovative pop-up events, and world-renowned resident performance artists who call Vegas “home.” The city continues to deliver some of the best shows in the world and Downtown Las […]

  • May 31, 2018

    Tips for Planning a Special Occasion with the D

    Looking for an event space, Las Vegas wedding venues, or place that can host a holiday or sports viewing party? If so, Las Vegas has no shortage of amazing choices and the D’s ballrooms and event spaces just might be the perfect place to host your next big gathering. Whether you’re a regular guest, a […]

  • May 30, 2018

    The Best Places to Catch the Vegas Golden Knights NHL Playoff Games

    A short walk down a Las Vegas street will put you at the heart the hype that’s been pumping through the city. TV screens, apparel, and conversations are filled with spirit as the Vegas Golden Knights advance into the NHL Finals. The pride this city feels for its talented hockey team is obvious. At the […]

  • May 29, 2018

    Everything You Need to Know About Club One at the D and Golden Gate

    The next time you stay and play at the D or Golden Gate, you’ll want to get your hands on the hottest loyalty program in Downtown Las Vegas – The One: Your Experience Card™. Membership is free and unlocks generous rewards with each bet. Whether your game is blackjack, keno, video poker, or any of […]


  • [UPDATED] Golden Misfits – A Recap of The Vegas Golden Knights’ Record-Breaking Season

    [Update – this content has been revised to include the entire season] Though Las Vegas has been a long-standing mecca for sports entertainment, validation in the way of a professional, major-league sports team turned out to be a true test of patience. As many residents have experienced over the decades, welcoming a Big Four sports […]

  • May 2, 2018

    Getting Ready for the Vegas Golden Knights Playoffs

    The first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs is well underway and our beloved Vegas Golden Knights are staying strong! Our young team surprised many when they secured their rightful spot in the playoffs this year and they continue to look very strong. The Golden Knights are going after the championship and hope to […]

  • April 21, 2018

    What Did Fremont Street Look Like Back in the Day

    Visiting the Fremont Street Experience is an essential part of any Vegas trip – but how did it come to be that way? Fremont Street wasn’t always a world-class attraction. In fact, it started out as a humble downtown area of a tiny town that valued function over flash. Dating back to before the Prohibition, […]

  • March 23, 2018

    Exploring the Las Vegas Arts District

    Everyone has heard of the Las Vegas Strip, but how often do you explore downtown Las Vegas? Better yet, did you know that Las Vegas has an Arts District? While it may be challenging to see Las Vegas culture from inside a casino-resort on the Strip, it doesn’t mean that culture doesn’t exist. The 18b […]

  • March 20, 2018

    A Recap of the NHL Golden Knights Hockey Season

    The NHL season is coming to a close and to say that the Golden Knights performed well would be an understatement. The newest team to join the league has been analyzed all season and while the secret sauce of their success may still be a mystery, Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt explains it succinctly: “It’s […]

  • March 16, 2018

    7 Slot Machines You Can Only Find in Las Vegas

    Many visitors come to Vegas for the gaming, events, or nightlife and stay because of the city’s uniqueness. One way our city shows off its style is with unique Vegas casino games! Some of the oldest and rarest games call Las Vegas home. Below are seven casino slot games and machines you can only find […]

  • March 15, 2018

    Konami’s Fortune Cup™ Mechanical Horse Racing at the D

    If you’re in Downtown Vegas and want to try a new type of gaming,  the D is just your spot. Here, you’ll find the usual casino games like roulette, blackjack, craps, and (of course) slots, but what you might not be familiar with is the classic casino resident, the Sigma Derby horse race game. This […]

  • March 14, 2018

    Introducing: American Coney Island

    It’s safe to say that Las Vegas is a culinary hotspot. Known for our top-notch food options and more cuisines than you could ever imagine, many one-of-a-kind restaurants are proud to call Sin City “home.” The Detroit-natives behind American Coney Island recently expanded out of Michigan and into the D Las Vegas and brought the […]

  • February 17, 2018

    The Top 7 Must-See Bars in Downtown Las Vegas

    Las Vegas has definitely earned its reputation as the best bar hopping spot out there. If you’re looking to experience the classic Las Vegas feel, downtown Las Vegas bars are the way to go. Find everything from creative, hand-crafted cocktails to artisan brews at the best bars that the downtown district has to offer – […]

  • January 31, 2018

    Detroit’s Top Steak Chef Comes to Downtown Las Vegas with Andiamo Steakhouse

    When you come to Las Vegas, two things are certain: you’re sure to have a good time, and you’re sure to eat good food. Downtown Las Vegas features some of the best food in the country, and steaks are what we do best. Steakhouses in Las Vegas are iconic because of their history, vast menu, […]

  • January 30, 2018

    Must-Dos During the Colder Months in Las Vegas

    There are two major times of the year in Vegas – summer and offseason and both phases have characteristics that make them unique. In the Summertime, pool parties flourish, tourists flock from around the world, and summer vacation reigns supreme. But in the winter, a different kind of magic permeates the city. The crowds thin, […]


  • Gearing up for the 2018 NFL Championship Weekend

    Just because you don’t have a ticket to the Big Game on February 4th doesn’t mean you can’t get in on all the football action happening in Las Vegas. Whether you’re looking to party it up big, place your bets on your favorite team, or even rent out a private suite to enjoy the game […]