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Atlantic City Selling $253.3 Million in Bonds for Boardwalk Hall & Convention Center Upgrades

Oct 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

While Atlantic City hasn’t always had all the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, especially in recent years, the city is not giving up without a fight. In an attempt to return the seaside town to some of its former glory, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority will be selling $253.3 million worth of bonds today which will translate into over $100 million in upgrades for Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center.

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Play Like a Vegas High-Roller While Soaking Up the Caribbean Sun at The Westin Dawn Beach, St. Maarten

Jun 11, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As palm fronds sway in the courtyard and the calming ocean beckons guests during the day, the leisure and comfort of The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten offers a delightfully exciting contradiction to the peaceful shore with a Vegas-style casino to whisk nights away. Along with a wide variety of water activities and ways to truly unwind around the property and St. Maarten, this Westin resort is well worth considering for an upcoming getaway.

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$20 Million Renovation at L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles Finishes Phase One

Jun 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles, LA. has recently reopened after a $20 million renovation, with more changes to come in 2014.... Read More

Italy's Carnevale Comes to Life at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas

May 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

As if you ever need an excuse for a Vegas trip, The Palazzo Las Vegas and The Venetian give you even more reason to buy that plane ticket. Masquerades, oversized banners, colorful parades and a little bit of magic bring this yearís three-month Carnevale spectacular to Sin City. The partnering hotels will celebrate the fantasy of Carnevale in true Vegas fashion with a plethora of classic Italian festivities, music and even some new experiences, beginning June 2.... Read More

L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles Revamps Rooms With $20 Million Project

May 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles recently underwent a $20-million room renovation project that was completed this month with an announcement at a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony unveiled 754 newly upgraded rooms, including new suites and amenities in the first phase of the project. Phase two will commence in September to complete the remaining 246 rooms and suites.... Read More

Borgata and Bay-Atlantic Symphony Present Classical Concert Series

May 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sunday Funday is about to get a little bit classier with the addition of a new concert series hosted by the 4-star Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. The Bay-Atlantic Symphony will be setting up shop at The Music Box to bring the beautiful sounds of Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Mozart, Beethoven and Prokofiev to concert-goersí ears from July 7 through August 18.... Read More

Resorts World Casino New York City Announces Record Revenue for New York State

Nov 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Resorts World Casino New York City celebrated its one year anniversary today by announcing it is the single largest slot revenue gaming property in the United States and its contribution to State Education Fund has surpassed the casino taxes paid by casinos in the Las Vegas Strip, Pennsylvania, Atlantic City, and Connecticut. In one year, Resorts World Casino New York City has generated gross gaming revenues of more than $650 million, with more than $445 million heading to New York State in tax revenue, of which more than $286 million will go directly to the Stateís education fund.... Read More

What's New and Exciting in Entertainment, Nightlife & Dining at Mohegan Sun

Aug 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Looking around the colorfully mood-lit, cocktail-posh seating area of the Mohegan Sunís brand-new luxury nightspot Vista Lounge the last Friday in July, it was hard to believe that summer flash floods were wreaking havoc outside.... Read More

Places to Stay on the Strip Near Mandalay Bay

Aug 7, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Delano Las Vegas will replace THEhotel in late 2013 in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. The new hotel will be the second U.S. property of the all-suite, signature luxury brand of Morgans Hotel Group, joining the Delano South Beach in Florida. MGM Resorts will manage the Delano Las Vegas under a long-term licensing agreement. "In keeping with our commitment to create superior experiences for our guests, transforming THEhotel into Delano Las Vegas will add a new dimension of energy and excitement to the Las Vegas Strip," said Chuck Bowling, president and COO of Mandalay Bay. "The Delano South Beach experience is very special and loved worldwide, most notably in key Latin American and... Read More

Try Your Luck at Fred & Steve's Steakhouse at Twin River Casino

Jun 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Two former pro football players have come together to create one of the best steakhouses in southern New England: Fred & Steveís Steakhouse located at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Owners Fred Smerlas and Steve DeOssie opened the restaurant about five years ago in this small slots casino located less than an hour from Boston.... Read More

Marriott Aruba Offers a Fun-Filled Caribbean Weekend Getaway

Mar 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed  |  1 Comment

Aruba has always held a special place in Bostoniansí hearts with its white sand beaches, turquoise waters, year-round temperate climate and numerous seaside attractions. Whether you come for a long weekend or weeklong getaway, the island truly offers something for everyone from sailing and snorkeling to beach tennis and volleyball... Read More

Mohegan Sun Arena & Casino Offers Great Weekend Getaway

Feb 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

If you are looking for a quick weekend getaway from Boston without having to jump on a plane, look no further than Mohegan Sun. The casino, located in Uncasville, Connecticut, is less than a two hour drive from Boston and offers a fun-filled weekend of fine dining, entertainment and gambling.... Read More

Revel "Lifestyle Resort" to Open Midyear 2012

Aug 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

The Atlantic City skyline is about to shine a little brighter with the addition of Revel, to be complete midyear 2012. You can stay, gamble, party, and dine in this $2.4 billion property...but whatever you do, donít call it a casino.... Read More

Flamingo Las Vegas: One of Sin City's Original Hotel & Casinos

Jun 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Amid the ever-changing 21st century Las Vegas landscape, the Flamingo hotel continues to hold its own as one of the few remaining flagship properties present at the start of Sin City. The Flamingo Las Vegas is perched, in all of its pink glistening glory, center stage on the storied Vegas Strip, within four miles of McCarran International Airport and five miles of historic downtown.... Read More

Macau, China: Asia's Most Exciting Travel Destination

Jun 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

While all of China is experiencing dynamic economic growth, the SAR (Special Administrative Region) of Macau is outstripping not only its neighbors, but more established competitors elsewhere in the world, to become one of the most robust economies - and intriguing destinations - of the decade.... Read More

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