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WELCOME to Kimo’s Vegas ... The Player’s Edge!
AMERICA’S FAVORITE trio and the hardest-working guy in show business were in town last week. American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has a daily radio show on KISS-FM, hosts the weekly syndicated radio show American Top 40, is the executive producer and co-host of Dick Clark’s New Year’s show, producer for E News, partner in a bunch of trendy restaurants, has his own clothing line ... and he’s producing a new reality show about aspiring entertainers in Vegas called Paradise City. Randy, Paula and Simon showed up for the premiere on E! that includes former Playboy centerfold Destiny Davis and reporter Molly Sullivan.
THE MGM Grand is hosting the 42nd Annual Country Music Awards on May 15.
DID YOU HEAR about the 16-year-old girl who won $100,000 in a Macau casino? She was too young to enter the casino, but the rules did not specifically say she was too young to play in the casino, so the government awarded her the money.
CHRISTINA AGUILERA brought the house down at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, then danced, partied and played blackjack with the Pussycat Dolls ... You be the judge: Commando or not at the Pure after party?
SO YOU’VE just won a huge jackpot and want my help spending it ... you could drop $20,000 on a limited-edition George Washington Mont Blanc pen (you know what they say, “If you have to ask how much the refill is, you can’t afford it.) Or you can take a flight on ZERO-G, the only FAA-approved commercial weightless flight. It’s the experience that NASA uses to train astronauts (trenchcoat, pepper spray and love triangle not included). The flights leave from McCarran starting in April and will only set you back $3,500 plus tax. www.GoZeroG.com or call 800/937-6480.
THE FOLKS at Boyd Gaming have amended their original plan for the new hotel casino complex Echelon Place. The new plans include an additional 1,000 hotel rooms, bringing the grand total to 5,280.
THERE WAS a great piece in the L.A. Times about playing blackjack in Vegas. To gain a bigger advantage, many casinos have changed the rules substantially. Get the complete details including where to find the best tables at www.KimosVegas.com.
WHAT CAN YOU do on the luckiest day of the decade? You can spend $7,707 on 7/7/07 and get a two-night stay on the seventh floor, including seven hours of spa treatments, a 7 a.m. tee time, seven-course dinner, a $777 shopping spree at Neiman Marcus, a $777 line of credit and more. Call the Ritz Carlton, Lake Las Vegas, for more details.
New millionaire Jennifer
A FEW DAYS ago Jennifer Rappoport won $1,008,868.61 on the 25 cent Wheel of Fortune at Paris.
SUBLIMINAL SLOTS ... since 1898 people have been trying to trick our subconscious into making us do things like buying popcorn at the movies. Konami Gaming had 87 slot machines pulled from an Ontario casino because they occasionally flashed winning symbols before the reels began to spin. At one-fifth of a second flashes were imperceptible except while viewed in slow motion. The company said the machines had a software bug and the subliminal flashes were not intentional.
GET MORE Kimo’s Vegas online at www.KimosVegas.com, www.AroundHawaii.com, in both issues of “MidWeek,” 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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