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  • November 11, 2018

    Vegas Golden Knights Hockey Season Starts

    Attribute: Commons.Wikimedia.org – Alex Tuch It didn’t take long of the Las Vegas Golden Knights to claim the hearts of the valley. In their astonishing inaugural year, the Golden Knights were already the heroes our city always hoped to have. In fact, last season, the Golden Knights fans packed in the T-Mobile Arena at over […]

  • November 8, 2018

    Where to Get a Las Vegas Mob History Lesson

    Attribute: Commons.Wikimedia.org – Benjamin Siegel Mobsters were violent, greedy criminals who took what they wanted and it didn’t matter the cost. They lived luxurious lives, sneaking behind the backs of good cops and paying off bad ones. These mafia crime lords were brilliant and reckless, paving the way for illegal operations of gambling, prostitution, and […]

  • November 2, 2018

    How to Plan a Las Vegas Thanksgiving Weekend

    The wonderful thing about Thanksgiving is you don’t have to spend the holiday the exact way it’s glamorized on television shows and in movies. Thanksgiving is about celebrating the things you’re thankful for in life – and that doesn’t always need to include a cornucopian spread of multicolored gourds and fruit pies every year. Whether […]

  • October 11, 2018

    Vegas on a Budget

    Las Vegas is synonymous with luxury and opulence. A land notorious for its grand mega casinos and lavish experiences, Vegas can make a severe dent in your wallet. But it doesn’t have to. We’re here to dispel the rumors that in order to do Vegas right, you need to spend a lot of money. Thanks […]

  • October 5, 2018

    Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas with Kids

    To an outsider, Las Vegas might seem like an “adults only” playground. What we see from movies and TV doesn’t really give off a sense of family living. However, Vegas has no shortage of entertainment, and that goes for the kiddos too! The Valley is actually chock-full of activities for families with children. With farm […]

  • October 2, 2018

    Road Trip to Vegas: Mt. Charleston to Las Vegas

    Road Trip Series Not far from the shining lights of Las Vegas is the serene nature of Mt. Charleston. Elevated 7500 feet in the Spring Mountains is one of Nevada’s beautiful natural spots filled with hiking trails, skiing (in the right season), lower temperatures, and more. Mount Charleston is the highest point in Clark County, […]

  • September 5, 2018

    The 7 Best Places to Take Engagement Photos Throughout Las Vegas

    If you and your loved one have officially decided to tie the knot, congrats! Getting married is an exciting event for both of you and your family and friends would love nothing more than to see photos of the happy, soon-to-be-married couple. Taking engagement photos is a great way to announce the news to the […]

  • August 31, 2018

    Stay Lazy in Las Vegas: 5 Ways to Relax in the City

    We know you work hard, which is why we’re here to help you relax. Las Vegas is full of ways to help you feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and removed from any stressors in your life working against your zen. Taking breaks is essential for your mental health and happiness. Here are some of the best things […]

  • August 29, 2018

    Road Trip to Vegas: Zion National Park to Las Vegas

    Road Trip Series Utah road trippers have the joy of living driving distance to Las Vegas. Zion is one of the beautiful National Parks near Las Vegas, and is a great launching point for your road trip to the city. The stunning landscapes of Utah, Arizona, and Nevada grace your road trip, along with ghost […]

  • August 10, 2018

    Preparing for Your 2018 Labor Day Weekend in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas is one of the most popular destinations to visit for Labor Day weekend, and there’s a reason for that. Everybody wants to celebrate the final holiday of the summer in a big way, and that is precisely what Vegas is known for… going BIG! Big pool parties, big drinks, and big personalities! Don’t […]

  • August 2, 2018

    Throw it Back with Summer Downtown Las Vegas Concerts

    What is it about a great song that takes you back to the very first time you heard it? Whether it’s a song that reminds you of your first boyfriend or that tune you heard while you were getting ready for the school dance, nostalgic throwbacks beat current hits, time after time. Luckily, Downtown Las […]

  • July 27, 2018

    Road Trip to Vegas: Lake Havasu to Las Vegas

    Road Trip Series Arizona residents are lucky enough to live driving distance to Las Vegas. Whether you consider Lake Havasu City home or are simply stopping by on a longer road trip to Vegas, traveling from Lake Havasu to Las Vegas by car is a fun way to enhance your trip. This short and sweet […]

  • July 4, 2018

    Your Guide to Summer 2018 in Vegas

    Attribute: discotech Summer officially arrived on June 21st and the season brings an abundance of visitors looking for the hottest upcoming events in Las Vegas. While it comes as no surprise that the Entertainment Capital of the World hosts endless activities to keep visitors and locals busy year round, summer in Las Vegas is unlike […]

  • July 2, 2018

    Making a Millionaire! Our Most Recent Jackpot Winner

    2Attribute: KTNV It was an unassuming June morning just like any other at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino. The sun was just beginning to shine its bright rays in the Nevada sky and heat up the asphalt of Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas. Many visitors who had traveled from far and wide slept […]

  • June 29, 2018

    Road Trip to Vegas: Phoenix to Las Vegas

    Road Trip Series If you live in Arizona, you’re lucky enough to live driving distance to Las Vegas. Whether you want to save money on flights, enjoy driving through the desert, or just prefer road trips, traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas by car is a fun way to get your trip started. Traveling from […]

  • June 26, 2018

    The Best Downtown Las Vegas Restaurants for Foodies

    Las Vegas is a hub for fine dining and brings cuisines and talented chefs from all over the world. Whether you’re visiting just to try the new cuisines or are looking for something to eat before going out, don’t miss some of these Downtown Las Vegas restaurants on your next trip out to Sin City. […]

  • June 11, 2018

    8 of the Most Iconic Vegas Bars

    Looking for Vegas bars with unique flair? While there’s certainly no shortage of fun bars in Las Vegas, there are plenty with especially distinctive atmospheres and unique concepts. Some Vegas bars flaunt their quirky and silly sides and others capture historical elements of Las Vegas culture. Transport yourself to a different country. Drink your way […]

  • June 8, 2018

    Road Trip to Vegas: San Diego to Las Vegas

    Road Trip Series Driving from San Diego to Vegas doesn’t have to be a long stretch of continuous desert. The San Diego to Las Vegas drive is one filled with beautiful landscapes, historic landmarks, and fun adventures. While some attractions will require you to take more time than your average pit stop, they’re worth the […]

  • June 6, 2018

    Las Vegas Trip Planner: Crafting the Best Summer Vacation in Vegas

    Sunshine, one-of-a-kind attractions, poolside fun, world-class dining – these are the things a Summer in Vegas is made of. The end of Spring brings a level of excitement that can be felt throughout the city. The pools come to life, the shorts and sandals come out, and the sun shines on the city a little […]

  • May 29, 2018

    The Best Las Vegas Activities for Each Personality Type

    Las Vegas is a melting pot with a rich past and a colorful culture. Such a diverse city caters to every personality type – from pampered divas to health enthusiasts to sports fanatics. An array of Las Vegas activities and attractions means that every member of your group can find something they enjoy while visiting […]

  • May 21, 2018

    Las Vegas Firsts at Golden Gate Hotel & Casino

    attribute: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/11/golden-gate-hotel–casino_n_1954754.html Golden Gate Hotel & Casino’s legacy began when it first opened its doors back in 1906 at One Fremont Street. Golden Gate Hotel Las Vegas’ history spans the birth of Las Vegas, the Roaring 20s, Prohibition, the iconic Rat Pack era and has been reborn for the 21st century. Its prime location under the […]

  • May 18, 2018

    Road Trip to Vegas: Los Angeles to Las Vegas

    Road Trip Series Visiting Las Vegas is a treat, but why wait to get the experience started? If you’re lucky enough to live driving distance from the city, or just prefer wheels over other modes of transportation, taking a road trip to Vegas is an exciting way to get your trip started. In just a […]

  • April 21, 2018

    7 Must-Visit Destinations That Embrace Vegas’ Glamorous History

    Vegas is a city steeped in history and teeming with stories from the past. While there are countless modern marvels to be enjoyed during a visit, the city’s nostalgic glamour makes it unique. Though many attractions of the past have been replaced and updated, there are a few spots to visit if you want to […]

  • March 29, 2018

    8 Reasons Why Las Rageous 2018 is Going to be the Best Yet

    It’s about to get outrageous in Downtown Las Vegas. Las Rageous is back for its second year, after a successful 2017 debut. The rock and metal concert drew sellout crowds of more than 10,000 attendees from all around the world and is back for more. The 2nd annual Las Rageous music festival will take place […]

  • March 23, 2018

    An Inside Look at the Most Extravagant Vegas Penthouses

    It’s only fitting that a city famous for its extravagance is home to some of the world’s most dazzling suites. The top-tier penthouse suites in Vegas are designed to exceed even the highest of expectations – and exceed they do. The Vegas lifestyle is one of indulgence. Dripping with glamour and packed with amenities, the […]

  • March 20, 2018

    Faceoff: Downtown Vegas vs. The Strip

    If you’ve ever visited the Entertainment Capital of the World, then you know that Vegas doesn’t disappoint. Whether you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind show, the best happy hour, a peaceful hike through Nevada’s red rocks, or thrill-chasing memories, you’ve come to the right place. But, the million dollar question is: do you choose the Strip […]

  • March 7, 2018

    Project BBQ Las Vegas

    Walk down Fremont Street in Las Vegas and you’ll be greeted by the flashy lights of the hotels and casinos, the many gift shops and entertaining street performers, and countless food options to satisfy the hungry traveler. Enjoy gambling at The D, Golden Gate, or one of the many other casinos location in Downtown Las […]

  • March 6, 2018

    Bachelorette 101: 5 Key Ingredients for a Memorable Weekend

    The glittering lights, the luxe amenities, and the indulgent lifestyle all make Las Vegas the perfect destination for a bachelorette weekend getaway. With so much going on in this bustling city, it can be hard to decide what to do with and for the bride-to-be. We think that the perfect Vegas trip includes a mix […]

  • February 22, 2018

    The Best Ways to Utilize Your Bitcoin in Vegas

      We watched as actual cash became obsolete with the rise of credit and debit cards, and today we have a new currency on our hands – bitcoin. Bitcoin is the leading cryptocurrency and is rising in both value and popularity. In Las Vegas, bitcoin can even be used to book hotel rooms, eat out, […]


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  • February 14, 2018

    The Best Ways to Impress Your Valentine in Vegas

    If you feel like January flew by, you may also realize that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! In the Entertainment Capital of the World, there’s no shortage of date ideas for this day of love. To make it easy to plan the perfect evening, we’ve compiled a collection of the most romantic things […]

  • August 21, 2015

    GAMING TODAY: Golden Gate blends the future with the Vegas past

    Gaming Today July 07, 2015 3:01 AM by H. Scot Krause Full Article Here The 1906 Club derives its name from the opening year of the Golden Gate, Nevada’s oldest hotel. While the property still maintains elements of its quaint and charming past, new owner Derek Stevens has remodeled to blend the old with the […]

  • October 15, 2014

    “VINTAGE VEGAS” TRAVEL PACKAGE TAKES GUESTS BACK TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

    LAS VEGAS – October 15, 2014 – The Las Vegas original, Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, invites guests to step back in time with a new “Vintage Vegas” package. The experience includes accommodations in the historic property’s newly upgraded rooms or sleek suites, classic cocktails at Bar Prohibition! and tickets to The Mob Museum. Opening […]