The Las Vegas PR machines might be slow right now but this week was a blur and I expect more of the same next week. A friend was in town for a conference and that gave me an excuse to enjoy Las Vegas like a tourist for a few days. Let’s get to all the Vegas scoop, and also my Vegas News G2E Preview.
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Let’s call this week the calm before the storm. It was a relatively quiet week in Las Vegas aside from the Palms Casino Resort drama (details on that shortly). The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is in just over a week. Casino operators and gaming manufacturers will have lots of news for us around the gaming conference.
There were so many renovation and expansions of existing casinos that never got off the ground. It’s fun to take a stroll around the Las Vegas that never was.
We’ve seen a major casino transformation happening right before our eyes. Over the past year or so, the Cosmopolitan has undergone a major facelift. Changes to restaurants, hotel rooms, and the casino floor are continuing into the new year. One of the newest changes on the casino floor that you’ll see comes in the way of a new Identity players club desk.
But after a lengthy amount of time since opening, no one is really talking about the W at the SLS. While friends will always rave of the latest hotel openings, experiences and the like, no one in my direct contact has mentioned more than a whisper or two about the W.
Las Vegas has its first new logo since 1979! A representative of Las Vegas says that the goal was to create a logo that is iconic, timeless, progressive, modern, fresh and exciting with a nod to the glamorous era of yesterday…..
But with MGM’s complete acquisition of Borgata Atlantic City from Boyd we here at TZ were left pondering what exactly would happen when it came to Mlife..
After speculation and somewhat of confirmation from the SLS and Starwood, it appears as though the transformation of the Lux tower into the first W Las Vegas is well underway with construction walls up and certain rooms not available.
The Borgata recently joined the myVEGAS program and I nabbed a one night Sunday through Thursday room comp before they
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