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Monty Python's SPAMALOT at Wynn Las Vegas

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

Prince will perform at Super<br />
Bowl XLI Feb. 4
Prince will perform at Super
Bowl XLI Feb. 4

LAS VEGAS’ newest headliner will be performing Feb. 4 at Las Vegas’biggest Sports Book event - Super Bowl XLI. Prince, the artist who was then wasn’t then is once again known as, has been nominated for five Grammys for his latest release, 3121. By the way, this is the ninth Super Bowl played in the Miami area and the fourth at Dolphin Stadium.

KIMO’S VEGAS TIP: Show your Total Rewards Player’s Card when purchasing tickets to The Price Is Right at Bally’s and you’ll get 25 percent off, making your final cost $23 per ticket! It’s a good, fun show with lotsa prizes for the audience. Get more Vegas tips online at

THE LAS VEGAS 2007 Triple A, Five-Diamond hotels are:

1) The Ritz-Carlton at Lake Las Vegas, Henderson (fourth year)

2) Bellagio, Las Vegas (sixth year)

3) Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas (eighth year)

4) Skylofts at the MGM Grand (first year)

5) Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas (first year)

AND THE 2007 Triple A, Five-Diamond Vegas restaurants are:

1) Alex, Wynn Dining
Las Vegas (second year)

2) Joël Robuchon at The Mansion, MGM Grand (first year)

3) Le Cirque, Bellagio (fourth year)

4) Picasso, Bellagio (sixth year)

WHAT, no steak joints? Try Stripsteak in the Mandalay Bay and Delmonico’s Steakhouse in The Venetian.

VEGAS HOMETOWN girl and poker pro Evelyn Ng was in a charity poker tournament with the second-richest man in the U.S., Warren Buffett. The billionaire best friend of Bill Gates and avid bridge player was knocked out in less than 45 minutes. He said, “I thought the low score won!” The field of 50 amateur, celebrity and professional players got together to raise funds for the Nebraska Make-a-Wish program. The winner, an Omaha amateur, won a $3,500 watch that was featured in the new James Bond movie Casino Royale.

HAWAIIAN 105 KINE DJ Uncle Sam (Kapu), who used to be the opening act for Don Ho, said that one time in Vegas he saw a blonde putting coin after coin into the Coke machine, then pressed the button to get soda after soda. Running out of change, she ran away, only to return with more coins, continuing to pump the machine and press the button, popping out more sodas. He walked up to her and asked if he could use the machine ... the blonde spun around and shouted in his face: “Can’t you see I’m winning?”

Pamela Anderson is hosting a New Year’s Eve bash at Tao
Pamela Anderson is hosting
a New Year’s Eve bash at

SPEAKING OF blondes, Pamela Anderson is hosting the New Year’s Eve bash at Tao Nightclub. Tickets to party with the infamous blonde are $250 a head.

SOMEONE ASKED me ... “What is the Las Vegas Walk of Shame”? That would be when you’re spotted leaving a hotel/casino at 2 p.m. in the same clothes from the night before ... hopefully you’re wearing a smile too!

GET MORE Kimo’s Vegas at, in both issues of “MidWeek,” in Oceanic Time Warner’s “Around Hawaii,” on OC16 Monday at 9 p.m., on The New ESPN 1420 Thursday night at 7 and with Billy V. Friday morning at 7:20 on Hawaiian105 KINE.

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