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Mentalist Gerry McCambridge Wins Merlin Award
The International Magicians Society, a worldwide organization, which was established in 1968 and currently has over 37,000 members, presented Gerry McCambridge with the prestigious "Merlin" Award for Mentalist of the Decade. The Merlin Award to the magic fraternity is what the Oscar is to the movies. Some of the past winners of the Merlin Award are Harry Blackstone, Doug Henning,...
A private bar, bottle service, certified masseuses, music, plush couches, and video poker machines ... sounds more like a nightclub than a traditional poker room.The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has created a decadent atmosphere designed with the player's comfort in mind to attract the world's top poker players, as well as high-end bachelor parties, and private events, with Las...
T&T (Tacos & Tequila), a highly stylized restaurant with a fun, high-energy vibe and flavorful menu, opened today at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Creators and owners Michael Frey and Craig Gilbert unveiled T&T as the first project under the formation of their new company, Drive This Entertainment!. Embodying traditional and modern elements of Mexican style intermixed with rock‘n’roll flair, T&T combines...
Pop and R&B sensation Jesse McCartney will headline a concert at Mandalay Bay Beach Saturday, Sept. 13 singing hits from his latest album Departure. The concert will open with Epitaph Records’ new recording sensation The Higher. The concert also will include the world premiere of McCartney’s feature film KEITH. The event is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. and...
A historic 1949 MG TC, the first race car ever driven by legendary racer and manufacturer Carroll Shelby, will be sold at No Reserve during the inaugural Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event in Las Vegas Oct. 15-18, 2008. A portion of the proceeds from the sale will benefit one of Mr. Shelby’s charities. Shelby piloted the MG (Lot #819) to a...
More than 35,000 bikers and motorcycle fanatics are expected to cruise into Las Vegas to attend the eighth annual Las Vegas BikeFestTM, a national motorcycle and biker rally held in Sin City, October 2-5, 2008. This four-day motorcycle rally returns to host some of the world’s most skilled custom motorcycle builders for an exhilarating biker build-off competition, one-of-a-kind custom...
The Flamingo Las Vegas resort's newest headliners Donny and Marie Osmond will dazzle audiences of all ages with their iconic style of entertainment beginning September 9 in the Flamingo Showroom. Presented by Danny Gans and Chip Lightman of Ganslight entertainment, the 90 minute extravaganza will highlight Donny & Marie's greatest hits in a multi-media spectacle presented on a custom designed...
PokerTek, Inc., has announced that the Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is installing 12 PokerPro tables. Excalibur is both the first casino in Nevada to install automated poker tables and the official field trial site for PokerPro in the state. Pending final regulatory inspection and approval, Excalibur plans to open the new room Friday, August 22 at...
Madonna, the world’s sweetheart, has announced more non-stop treats for her legions of legendary and devoted fans with a concert in Las Vegas on Nov. 8. Following the latest news that her album Hard Candy has debuted at No. 1 around the globe, it has been confirmed that Madonna’s “Sticky & Sweet Tour” will stop at the MGM Grand Garden...
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will present the seventh annual Las Vegas Bracket Nationals Nov. 27-30.   New features for the 2008 event include: Super Pro increases to $7,500-to-win on Saturday and Sunday; Pro increases to $2,000-to-win on Saturday and Sunday; and the addition of a split-tree E.T. Motorcycle category. Saturday’s racing will be contested on an 1/8-mile strip...




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