Saturday, March 25, 2017

360 Vegas Review: New York New York Hotel & Casino Spring 2016 (aka Kayotay Tackos)





The themed resort is one of the things that makes Vegas so special.  If you just want to gamble, you can find casinos all over the place.  Only in Vegas can you walk from an Egyptian pyramid to a Mid-evil Castle to New York City without even traveling a mile.   

Enter NYNY, MGM’s contribution to the Vegas themed offerings.  Located on the corner of the busiest intersection in the United States, Tropicana and Las Vegas Blvd, NYNY was a huge hit from day one.  It aimed for the mid-market right out of the gate and they came.  Some have argued that the property has an identity crisis with Cirques most provocative production in residency while also offering a huge arcade and a roller coaster, clearly aimed at entertaining those not old enough to gamble. 

Today, it’s one of the anchor properties of MGM’s outdoor promenade “The Park”, a play off of New York’s central park, if only in general concept and location to the themed resort, complete with a 20,000 seat arena and home to the cities first professional team.  Coming up on it’s 20th anniversary, it doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

E-226: To Be Fair



Random Vegas
The Thunderbird casino lost $145k on craps during their opening night in Oct of 1947.  In today’s money, that would be 1.6 million (sincitytalk.com)


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@NYNYVegas captured what has long been speculated but only now confirmed.  This is the point of view in my world.  This is how I keep an eye on Las Vegas, handing out judgment on what I deem is worthy enough information to be shared on our show, news I determine people need to know about regarding paradise in the desert.  A self-loathing deity of mathematical gambling, the scientific method and drunken debauchery.  Look in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, no…it’s 360 Vegas motherfuckers and be fore warned, what happens in Vegas ends up on this show.

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