Kimo Akane
By .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
July 07, 2006 Share | | podcast Podcast | | Hawaiian Airlines Discount

WELCOME to Kimo’s Vegas ... The Player’s Edge!

Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige

THE MGM GRAND Arena hosts another big show ... “Mary J. Blige: The Breakthrough Experience” on Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. Debuting at No. 1, Breakthrough sold more than 700,000 copies its first week. Call the MGM for ticket and room packages. No word of a Hawaii stop yet.

TWO MILLION DOLLARS - that’s what they’ll be playing for at the IPT North American 8 Ball Championship at the Venetian starting July 22. It’s the tourney in the history of the game. More details online at

SOMETIME NEXT March, the Venetian will open its third tower called Plazazoo Resort Hotel Casino. The 53-story tower will have 3,025 suites, a 1,500-seat theater, shopping mall, world-famous restaurants, 1,900 slot machines and 80 gaming tables. You’ll need a compass and a seeing-eye dog to find your way outta there.

Sheldon Adelson
Sheldon Adelson

IT’S NO secret that Sheldon Adelson (he’s the primary owner of the Venetian) and Steve Wynn (he owns the Wynn) are fierce competitors. Not to be outdone, the Wynn will open Encore to complement Wynn with a Vegas first - skylights that will illuminate the casino floor with natural light. May the best billionaire win!

THE LAS VEGAS Hilton SuperBook is posting odds for the upcoming NFL season. First week lines include Sept. 7 defending champion Pittsburgh Steelers -6 over the Dolphins, Sept 10 Seattle -4 at Detroit, Denver -3.5 at St. Louis, Chicago -3 at Green Bay, and Indianapolis -4 at the N.Y. Giants. The first Monday night games Washington -6 over Minnesota and San Diego -2.5 at Oakland.

Katherine Ceniza of Waianae won not one, but two $4,700 jackpots in one day at the Cal
Katherine Ceniza of Waianae won
not one, but two $4,700 jackpots
in one day at the Cal

I KNOW the Cal is lucky, but two jackpots in one day? That’s what happened to Katherine Ceniza of Waianae - two $4,700 jackpots in one day! ... And congrats to Lei Medeiros of Kailua, who won $16,000 playing keno at the Cal ... Now what were those numbers again?

LAS VEGAS has officiallybeen designated as holding the Guinness World Record for hosting the World’s Largest Toast -13,500 people simultaneously raised a glass New Year’s Eve on Fremont Street, shattering the record of 10,079 held by Japan.

GET MORE Kimo’s Vegas at, in both issues of MidWeek, On OC16 Monday at 9 p.m., Thursday night at 7 on ESPN Radio1420 and with Brickwood Galuteria Friday morning at 7:20 on Hawaiian105 KINE.

E-mail this story | Print this page | Comments (0) | Archive | RSS Comments (0) |

Most Recent Comment(s):

Posting a comment on requires a free registration.



Auto Login

Forgot Password



Tiare Asia and Alex Bing
were spotted at the Sugar Ray's Bar Lounge