May 28, 2019 AccessVegas.com Insider Vibe

Newkirk’s Notes

Hello From Las Vegas! – A downright chilly (for us) Las Vegas. 91F is our average high this time of year. We’ve not even made it to 70F a couple of times this week. This on the heels of an unusually cold (and sometimes snowy) winter and spring. If our usual hot summer is pending (and at this point, longer range models suggest that it is), we’ll be back to normal in no time.

It’s Your Money! – I have not covered these twin topics for years, and we’re well overdue on this pet peeve of mine (which is costing many of you piles of cash).

I recently heard someone noting that they had been up at the tables and then lost. However, it was OK because they were playing with “the house’s money”. Let me ask you something: If you are sitting at a table or machine, and you are up, and you decide that instant to scoop up all your chips (or hit the cash-out button on the machine) and take them to the cage, what will happen? They will hand you crisp bills of cold, hard cash. Which you get to put directly into your pocket!

If you were walking in front of your home back in your city, and you spotted a $100 bill (and did the right thing by looking and even asking around and no one claimed losing any money), is it “the street’s money” because it is money you didn’t have before? Of course not. It is now YOUR money.

And yet, so many people get on a good run, get up well into the profit zone, and then give it all back. Sometimes, and then some (more losses).

“But Ted, I’m having fun gambling and I’ve been on a hot streak and all is well and I don’t want to leave the table”. Good question. I have a sure-fire answer that has worked well for me for decades that will keep you winning when you should win without giving it all back and walking away a loser.

It is called “The 2/3 Rule”. If I remembered where I first heard it all those years ago, I’d be happy to give credit. Nonetheless, this works like a charm:

When you get the winnings going, simply figure what 2/3 of your winnings are and make that (plus your original buy-in stake) your “not going to give it back” money. (Don’t tell me that you aren’t a math genius. You have a phone with a calculator somewhere on it, right)? Play with the other third. If you keep winning and get up some more, simply re-adjust what you are locking up. If you lose that 1/3 of your winnings, time to call it a day (for that session, machine, or table).

You may think “Wait now, if things are going bad, what if I’m leaving right before my luck is about to change?” The fact that you’ve tanked back 1/3 of your winnings means you’ve been on a pretty good cold streak. Have you ever heard the term “Chasing your losses”? Ya… that. It exists for a reason. You’ve given that “maybe things will turn around” think plenty of time to happen. Stop while you still have that nice chunk of winnings untouched.

Now, this sounds awesome on paper. However, much more difficult to do when you are having the rush of gambling, maybe have a couple drinks in you, and the winning streak is so fresh in your mind. So, please allow yourself to do the following: Treat yourself to something nice/fun with some of those winnings. After all, it was money that may have evaporated on you if you were not paying attention!

What you treat yourself to will depend on how much you walked away with and what your tastes are. Some may prefer to hit the mall and buy a nice trinket or souvenir. Others may choose to upgrade their choice of dinner spots. (Wynn Buffet instead of Harrah’s, for example). Maybe a higher end cigar and some nice extra-aged scotch is your pat on the back to yourself for playing smart.

And, if that isn’t enough, guess what? You can tell your travel companions/Facebook/office workers (on your return) about your great WINNING session and how you used some of those winnings to treat yourself to something really nice!

Remember The “Summer” In Summer Fun – While it’s been crazy cold here (for us), 3 months of 100+ F days are just around the corner. Many of you may be planning on doing some of the fantastic outdoors stuff here in our back yard. Red Rock Canyon hikes, Hoover Dam, Clark County Wetlands Park, and similar. Mornings are your friend, before the sun reaches the afternoon scorching temperatures. Especially at Hoover Dam, where it is usually a few degrees even hotter than Las Vegas!

Enterprise. We’ll Pick You Up!– For those scratching their heads, that is the slogan of Enterprise car rental. Who are now offering you an insured, late-model car for $1500 per month here in Las Vegas. So, looking for feedback on this. If you are someone who comes for a month at a time, is this something of interest? It seems expensive. Plus, it comes with a 3000 mile limit. And, one of the reasons people come visit our part of the universe for longer periods of time is to use it as a jumping-off point to see various national parks, areas of California, and similar.

If you have any thoughts, you can 1. Put them in the comments on our Facebook page about this or 2. Hit reply on your “new issue” notification email and respond directly back to me. As we continue to want to provide items of interest to all of our readers, I’m eager for any opinions from those of you who know this issue enough to have some thoughts!

The Sports Betting Could Get Crazy –  They only lost by 4! Here’s the archived UPI article on the bet: Casino owner Bob Stupak won a $1 million bet… Expect to occasionally hear about similar attention grabbing big bets getting taken by Stevens. It will be fun to watch!

Hope you are enjoying this issue!

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Las Vegas Shows

Madonna Bringing “Madame X” Tour To Las Vegas Strip

 

Madonna is bringing her “Madame X” tour to the renovated Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Details? Those are to be announced. No performance dates or on-sale alerts for the Colosseum shows have been set. Madonna’s “Madame X” album is due June 14, and she plans to play select intimate-venue performances on her upcoming tour.

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Delmonico Steakhouse Celebrates 20th Anniversary (With Video)

 

Delmonico Steakhouse is celebrating its 20th anniversary this May. From May 3-12, the restaurant will be featuring throwback specials that highlight some of the restaurant’s most beloved dishes throughout the years, including house-cured tasso and smoked mushroom cream over angel hair pasta with fresh chives; crab mirliton stuffed Gulf oysters with bearnaise sauce; BBQ salmon with andouille potato hash homemade Worcestershire sauce and fried onion crust; bananas foster ice cream pie; and lemon icebox pie with strawberry coulis.

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Las Vegas Tours And Attractions

The 10 Best Grand Canyon Hikes

 

Grand Canyon National Park just kicked off its centennial celebration year, and now with its peak spring and summer months upon us, all signs point to 2019 being an epic time to hike one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Where to start in the massive 277-mile-long chasm that’s actually the same size as Rhode Island? We chatted with Arizona Outback Adventures’ longtime Grand Canyon guide Annemarie Kruse and narrowed the routes down to the 10 most picturesque hikes to do this year, plus who they’re best for and when to go (note that the high alpine North Rim is only open from May 15 to October 15, 2019).

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Putting politics aside, what is the deal with Trump Las Vegas? We’re more casino people and stay on the offers we get. However, we’re eyeing an extended family get-together where having  a room with some elbow room might come in handy. And, we’re also looking at people in our party who are not “Vegas” people and are much more accustomed to renting a condo for a week at the beach in Florida.

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Ted Responds:

Excellent question, as staying at Trump will not be your traditional Las Vegas experience. It has no casino, nor is part of a casino complex. It is also 100% non-smoking. So, if your day starts with an elevator ride to the casino, grabbing your coffee, and lighting up while you stuff your first $20 in a machine, probably not for you!

The property was designed to be sold as condos. The recession helped necessitate the move to rental rooms. So, yes you have elbow room. And an actual small kitchen. And, a bathroom you can turn around in. However, this certainly isn’t a typical 2 bedroom, 800+ sq. ft. actual condo that was designed to be a residence as you may find in other vacation locales. So, keep that in mind.

Location and dining may be an initial concern. While providing for an amazing Strip view (should you book that side of the tower), the property seems set way back from The Strip at a glance. This is in part an optical illusion. It is 0.3 miles from The Strip. To put that in perspective, the rear of the MGM Grand is 0.3 miles from The Strip.

During the hours it is open, you can make the trek from Trump to The Strip insider the climate-controlled Fashion Show Mall. For those who like to ride, a free shuttle runs from 8 AM to Midnight, which serves both Caesars and Wynn.

Dining is limited. You have DJT, an upscale restaurant serving all three meals. H2(EAU) is more casual daytime eating and drinking poolside. And, room service. Which ironically, many other Las Vegas hotels are in the process of doing away with. (Something we’re going to have a future Newkirk’s Notes on, giving you various alternatives that make sense).

However, directly across the street from Trump Towers is the Fashion Show Mall. Featuring 11 full-serve restaurants, 12 quick-serve restaurants, and 15 coffee and/or snack shops. So, at least during mall hours (plus, many of the restaurants along The Strip are open even later), you have no excuse for going hungry. That is far more dining options than almost any of the casino hotels have!

The one achilles heal of the location is the railroad crossing it sits next to. If on the west side of the building, a fairly regular train horn (every couple of hours) will be very audible. The rail line through Las Vegas is the main line between the Port Of Long Beach (where just about everything from China comes in) and Salt Lake City, Denver, and other point east. If you live in Minneapolis and shop at your local big-box store, there is a good chance what you are buying rolled through Las Vegas on the way!

The pool is smaller and pretty boring. At least by Las Vegas standards. If you want a thumping pool party, it won’t be for you. If you want the exact opposite, you’ll probably enjoy it.

It really comes down to price. Between the (perceived) marginal location, the fact that Trump Towers doesn’t get talked about much, and the simple fact that you have a segment of the population who won’t stay there as a political statement, the room rates tend to be quite reasonable when put up against the quality and elbow room you are getting. This property regularly makes the Top 10 In Las Vegas lists regarding upscale, resort properties and is a Best Of Las Vegas Gold winner.

For further research, we offer these two videos:

2018 Trump Hotel Las Vegas

Ask: Why is the Trump Tower so off the Las Vegas Strip?

Hope this helps!


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Lucky Gambler Hits $1.8M Jackpot at Venetian Las Vegas

 

A lucky slots player is the newest Las Vegas millionaire thanks to a recent $1.8 million jackpot. The guest was playing a $1 Wheel of Fortune machine when hitting the $1,883.896.27 progressive at the Venetian hotel-casino, with a first report of the jackpot on May 11.

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(NSFW) Ultimate LAS VEGAS: Exploring the Wildest City in America

(Producers Notes) One crazy week in Las Vegas, Nevada, America’s City of Sin.

 

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May 14, 2019 AccessVegas.com Insider Vibe

Newkirk’s Notes

Hello From Las Vegas! – This issue, we’re digging into the ever changing face of Las Vegas. Which includes casino ownership and possible sales. Which may affect your comp and gambling situation. Plus, the usual odds-and ends.

The Newest Hotel Project You Probably Won’t Care About – The site of the old Debbie Renyold’s Hotel and Casino (and movie museum and showroom) just off The Strip on Convention Center Drive was imploded a couple of years ago. For now, the owner of the plot is putting forth plans for an all-suite luxury hotel heavy on restaurants which will cater to convention visitors and medical travelers.

Medical tourism is turning into a big deal in many areas. No one is coming to Las Vegas to get a heart transplant. However, for those wanting a “nip and tuck”, we have no shortage of those kinds of doctors. People get those procedures done, lounge while they heal up, and return home looking more “rejuvenated” than ever!

More Best Of Las Vegas – We’re continuing going through some of the Review-Journal’s Best Of Las Vegas picks (as voted by readers) and doing some critiquing as to better either help you decide if something is for you, or simply fill you in on something you may not be aware of!

I won’t be running through the Top 3 in each category. Instead, I’ll take the liberty of highlighting and commenting on the picks which most pertain to our visitors.

Buffet – Station Casinos buffets won this category. Which makes sense when you think about the sheer number of local properties they have. For the modern day bargain hunter, we’ll focus on the Palace Station buffet. Everything was seriously upgraded (with a nod to the new A.Y.C.E. buffet at Palms). With your players card, dinner hovers below $20 and breakfast just above $10.

And, they have the only all-night buffet in town from midnight to 8 AM for only $7.99 (and, they don’t skimp. This is a complete breakfast and late-night buffet).

Cheap Eats – Village Pub took first place. Although they have locations around the valley, the one you care about is at Ellis Island Casino, just behind Bally’s (and an empty lot) on Koval. We’ve touted Ellis Island for a number of price-related reasons (regarding food, drink, gaming limits, etc). Enough said.

Date Night Spot – Oscar’s at The Plaza grabbed the top spot and we certainly won’t argue. For the more thrifty, you can enjoy their happy hour at the bar from 4-7 PM (except Friday and Saturdays) featuring discounted appetizers, house wine, well cocktails and beer.

While not making the top 3 in “Best Of” votes, Hugos Cellar at Four Queens is a perennial “can’t go wrong” for a romantic meal. As in decades past, ladies continue to get greeted with a long-stem rose!

Downtown Bars – One of the three winners has closed (long story), but we’re happy to tout the other two. Both for very different reasons:

Filament Bar is a (somewhat) recent addition to the Fremont Hotel Casino. A wide variety of domestic and import bottled beer runs $3-7. Take that, similarly appointed bars on The Strip

(Parent company) Boyd Gaming’s downtown hotels continue to show excellent and increasing earnings despite the fact the slots seem loose, the table game minimums are low, and the food and beverage won’t begin to break the bank. We’ve already told you what a great value their Redwood Steakhouse is in a previous issue.

I just don’t get it: While Las Vegas Strip properties raise prices and nickel-and dime and tighten all the gambling up (amid continued under-performing stock prices which I feel are a direct result from these actions), downtown offers you a solid deal across-the-board, and you don’t mind opening your wallet to enjoy it.

Millenium Fandom Bar is located in the Arts District at 900 S. Las Vegas Blvd. (across the street and a little over a block south of Pawn Stars). If you are thinking that this is a place for Trekkies, Star Wars fans, the Cosplay crowd and similar… you are correct. Specialty nights include Game Of Thrones viewing parties, geek trivia nights, and plenty of similar draws.

I’ll be honest: Not so much my thing. But, the venue is fun, decorated as you may envision a place like this would be, and because patrons are mostly locals, you escape Strip pricing even though you’re less than two miles from the North Strip.

One of the things I enjoy doing is “batch-tripping” things for our members (I think that I just made that word up) where you can combine a number of “off-Strip” activities which are in relative proximity to each other to cut down on your Uber costs. I’d suggest combining Millenium Fandom bar with Pawn Stars and Pawn Plaza (solid BBQ and drinks), and then another short Uber to Fremont Street if the 1/2 mile walk is too much for your tootsies.

As usual, I’m keeping the focus on or near The Strip and Fremont Street. While a number of you do rent a car during your visit, most people don’t. And, there comes a tipping point where the destination doesn’t justify a long Uber ride.

Hence, I’ll be highlighting the best spots that you can fit into your vacation.

The Sports Betting Could Get Crazy – The D and Golden Gate owner Derek Stevens has won approval to run his own sportsbook in both of those properties plus the Circa hotel (under construction where the Vegas Club used to be). Why may this be interesting? Casinos often farm out their sportsbook to a sports wagering company. And, even if they don’t, they play fairly conservatively when it comes to taking bets.

Stevens, on the other hand, will have the opportunity to put his money where his mouth is. If someone comes in and wants to bet a million bucks on something other books won’t take that kind of action in, he may OK with it if he feels good about it. Backing the bet (more of less) with his own money.

The last time we saw this was when a guy named Gene Mayday ran a dinky little casino and sportbook called Little Caesars. It was located in a strip mall where Paris Las Vegas currently sits. (Those familiar with the modern day Las Vegas would be amused to know that there was a good-sized parking lot behind the strip mall with tons of free parking). Mayday’s most famous bet was taking a million dollar bet from Bob Stupak, then the owner of Vegas World (what you now know as Stratosphere, or Strat).

Stupak bet a million bucks on the 1989 Super Bowl. He correctly wagered that Cincinati would lose to San Francisco by 7 (or less) points. They only lost by 4! Here’s the archived UPI article on the bet: Casino owner Bob Stupak won a $1 million bet… Expect to occasionally hear about similar attention grabbing big bets getting taken by Stevens. It will be fun to watch!

Hope you are enjoying this issue!

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Las Vegas Shows

Sting is headed to Vegas. The long-ago Police frontman has announced a concert residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace starting in May 2020, with shows set for the following June, August and September. See the schedule below. Sting: My Songs kicks off May 22, 2020. In an interview with the Associated Press, the 17-time Grammy winner said he was “really committed” to a true Las Vegas experience.

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Las Vegas Dining

Heavy hitting designers have made the dining rooms in restaurants some of the must-see environs of Las Vegas. Here, a look at 21 restaurants that should be on any list of places to see just for the design. And sometimes, the food rivals the decor.

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Las Vegas Hotels

The co-owner of the Golden Gate and D Las Vegas is a notorious betting man. Derek Stevens, whose next big project is building the 44-story, 777-room Circa in downtown Las Vegas, is betting that the new resort will open before the end of 2020.

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Ted, my son and daughter in law just returned from a 4 day trip to Las Vegas. They both said the casinos were very smoky and that this would probably be their last trip to Las Vegas. I used to go 3 or 4 times a year, but with the heavy smoke (plus resort fees, parking fees and high prices for food) I haven’t been back for 3 years.

Our Colorado did away with smoking in casinos several years ago and everyone said that they would all have to close their doors because of state mandated no smoking. The casinos are doing well and you don’t feel like you have lived in an ash trip when you leave the casino.

My question is: has anyone looked at the statistics of the number of people who smoke in Casinos? Smoking overall has gone down in the general population and I am curious of any effect in Las Vegas or Reno.

Jim Black (Access Vegas Premium Member)

 

Ted Responds:

Thanks so much for your support of what we do!

I’m not a cigarette smoker, but I’m also someone who was never bothered by it. So, I’ll be as pragmatic as possible (which is something I always strive for to begin with, and I’ve actually been applauded in the past by people on both sides of the aisle when I’ve had to comment on Las Vegas visitor issues which are affected by politics).

We’re not aware of the casinos getting more smoky. Something we are finding is that as more and more places have limited smoking, less people are now used to it. Thus, when they are around smoke, they notice it (and are sometimes annoyed by it) quite a bit more.

And, I’m not discounting that annoyance.

A number of factors come into play here:

– We do hear people say “Such and such state outlawed smoking, and the casinos are as busy as ever”. The reality is that the only people who know how busy the casinos really are, are the casinos themselves.

For example, when tourism slumped here a couple years ago, I heard visitors saying “There is no slump. Las Vegas is as busy as ever” when the reality is that not as many rooms were being filled and Las Vegas can lose a million visitors in one year and the average visitor won’t notice a change during their particular stay.

– If the gaming companies felt it was in their best interest to go non-smoking, they would do it in a heartbeat. Especially MGM Resorts. They have all but obliterated smoking hotel rooms, they are huge into the environment, recycling, sustainability, having healthy options and such. They even have “Stay Well” Rooms with extra benefits and precautions taken to be as healthy for the guest as possible.

And yet, they have not outlawed smoking at their Las Vegas casinos. In fact, to get Aria LEED certified (an environmentally friendly certification), they had to get an exemption regarding the fact that they allowed smoking in the casino.

– On The Strip and at many locals casinos, Asians are prized players. On The Strip, you have very wealthy Asians visiting from (of all places) Asia and many of them smoke up a storm. Some of them gamble as much on one hand of baccarat as many homes are worth. Locals casinos value residents of Asian descent because they not only work hard to earn the dollar, but they love gambling as a pastime.

As much as there is a certain major casino group CEO whom I believe would outlaw smoking with a magic wand if he had one to wave, he’s not going to wave it in a million years if it hurt his bottom line. (And, interestingly enough, the casino group I’m thinking of also has the political clout to do it if they really wanted to. And, they don’t).

At this time, both the Democrats hold the governor’s office and firmly hold both legislative chambers. Dem’s tend to be more likely to do things like smoking restrictions. And yet, the topic has not come up this legislative session.

– Atlantic City has had various degrees of mandated smoke-free casino sections (if memory serves me correct). So, data is available regarding smoking and revenue for big hotel casinos. I don’t have access to that data. However, the casinos do. It has not swayed them to go non-smoking.

While some other local factors exist as well, I wouldn’t hold my breath (no pun intended) for a smoking ban anytime soon.

Having said that, everything in life is subject to change. If surveys find that visitation is being negatively impacted because of this, properties will take note. For example, Las Vegas is working hard to attract more Millenials. If it is found that smoking is a deterrent for them, that could be an issue. (Or, maybe not. The problem with Millennials is a revenue one. While an Asian high-roller will gamble the value of a house on every card turn, Millenials are notoriously tight-fisted).

No doubt, you are correct. Smoking rates continue to decline. Which leads me to believe there will be a tipping point to where more non-smoking options are available for those who drink, gamble, but don’t smoke.

When that will be, I can’t predict.


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Las Vegas Tours And Attractions

Las Vegas is so much more than just the gambling capital of the world. This towering desert city is also a foodie paradise, nightlife capital, cultural trailblazer, and an important centre of American history. The city has undergone various iterations over its 100-year span, from gold digger gulch to family-friendly resort city.

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Las Vegas Sports

The Las Vegas Aviators return to their new ballpark on April 24 for a series game here at home. The Las Vegas Ballpark opened on April 9 and has some really cool features. 13 Action News Anchors Beth Fisher and Dayna Roselli went to the park during a game to see what it’s all about!

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(Producers Notes) You get clams, mussels, shrimp, sausage, and a whole Maine lobster on the $79.95 Clam Bake for two at Seafood Shack at Treasure Island in Las Vegas.

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Las Vegas Strip Walk 2018 – 360(4K)

(Producers Notes) Colin and I started on the left side of the strip! We walked from Fashion Show Mall until the camera died at The Shops at Crystals. If we get 500 likes we will go back and continue from The Shops to the Luxor.

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We Visit The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas

(Producers Notes) In today’s video, we visit the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas. This Full-size aquarium has plenty to see and offers a unique experience in the desert.


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  • Vegas Super Secret Specials Spreadsheet is available here:

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    Either click to view or right-click to download. It is growing each week, so always check out the latest edition!

    Keep in mind that specials are always subject to change. That is why we list the phone number for each restaurant or bar. Please DO call ahead to confirm the offer continues to be valid. Players Card May Be Required For Some Specials. If you find an offer that has ended, alert us at [email protected] and we’ll give you 50% off your membership dues next year for the help if you are the first to report it!

  • Our “Your Guy In Vegas” Feature – Got a Vegas question? Instead of spending too much time looking up information you might not be certain about, fire it to us! We live here, we know Las Vegas, and we’ll give you a professional answer! (Some restrictions apply). Email [email protected] and put Paid Subscriber in the subject line. That is also where to send us trip reports, Vegas feedback (good and bad) and more.
  • Members Mania! – We share the answers to great Vegas questions with all of our Premium Members, helping everyone who pitches in with a premium membership. Plus great visitor feedback that you can learn from. This will be right here in almost every issue.
  • The True Inside ScoopAccessVegas.com CEO Ted Newkirk has been writing “Newkirk’s Notes” for upwards of two decades, giving members the true inside guide to everything that is going on in Las Vegas. Valuable information from someone in the know to save you time and money!  This will be right here in almost every issue.




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