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Review: Palazzo Resort Hotel and Casino (Palazzo Room Video)

Posted on March 27, 2010 by scottyvegas

When I plan a trip the dates we go are usually dictated by when I receive the cheapest airfare. Once airfare is secured I go looking for a hotel, car, etc.. Well for our January 7-12, 2010 trip I booked airfare in May of 2009! (Round trip ticket, including taxes and fees, $100 each).
When I […]

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Review: Palace Station Hotel and Casino (Suite Video)

Posted on January 22, 2010 by scottyvegas

Leading up to our January 7 – 12, 2010 trip we received a post card in the mail for a free hotel stay in a deluxe room (Standard) at select Station Casino’s. After looking up reviews and locations we decided to take Stations up on their offer and selected […]

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The Volcano at Mirage Resort Hotel and Casino (Mirage Volcano Video)

Posted on January 18, 2010 by scottyvegas

First a little history, the volcano at the Mirage first opened in 1989, then in 1996 water, lighting, and sound effects were added. Most recently the Volcano has gone through a complete redesign at a tune of 25 Million! It reopened in December of 2008.

The Volcano and accompanying lagoon has always […]

Hello Palms Place Suite Las Vegas! (Full Palms Suite Video)

Posted on September 7, 2009 by scottyvegas

A friend of mine got an invitation to stay with his buddy in a suite at Palms Casino’s Palm Place. The suite was provided by The Palms along with the entry fee for the 2009 World Series of Poker Tournament.
Location: 4321 W. Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103, Approx 1.5 miles from the Strip

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Vegas Trip: January 22 – 25, 2009 (Wynn Room Video)

Posted on March 13, 2009 by scottyvegas


Air Carrier: Spirit Air, $38.50 per person (taxes and fees included), round trip, non-stop through the Spirit Air’s $9 club.

Tip: If you are a Spirit Air MasterCard holder you can board the plane with first class regardless of zone. This is handy as overhead storage fills up quickly and by boarding early […]

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