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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas ... The Player’s Edge!
RAN INTO Frannie Kirk (Outrigger Entertainment) and she said The Society of Seven is now doing one show a day on Fridays and Saturdays at the Gold Coast with Hawaii’s favorite American Idol Jasmine Trias ... Did you know that McDonald’s in the Philippines offered a Jasmine Trio? Astrawberry float, fries and a limited edition CD single.
SEVEN OUT ... After celebrating their second anniversary at the Palazzo, Charlie Trotter’s Restaurant Charlie and Bar Charles has closed ... The American Kitchen & Pub House in Luxor also has closed and will reopen as Company American Lounge, but for only three nights a week. And the “Men of X” have checked out of Hooters Hotel.
MEANWHILE, three-time James Beard Award-winning chef Todd English debuts P.U.B. at MGM CityCenter’s Crystals. An acronym for Public Urban Bar, it has more than 50 bottle, keg and cask beers. It also includes a seven-second timer - finish your pint before the sand runs out and it’s free (maximum four per day).
THE DRUNKEST CITY in all of the U.S. is ... Fresno. Surprisingly, Sin City didn’t even make the top 10. Las Vegas finished 11th on the list that’s compiled using liver disease and DUI data.
VEGAS according to Jim ... Jim Belushi is set to star in a new TV show based on the experiences of real-life Las Vegas attorneys.
CHER RETURNS to the Colosseum at Caesars in June and July.
THE LAS VEGAS Convention and Visitors Authority new study says that gamblers are spending less this year compared to last (and even the year before). About $12 less on shows, $25 less per room night, $63 less on food and drink, $20 less on shopping and about $50 less in the casino - 83 percent of the people who visited Vegas visited the casinos, and the players’ gambling budget was $481.57.
http://WWW.KIMOSVEGAS.COM TIP: Some hotels are compensating for deeply discounted rooms by charging a “resort fee.” The nightly surcharge can add up to 30 percent per night to your bill. After making your reservations, a quick call to the front desk will verify if you qualify for the special fleeced rate.
THE CARNIVAL World Buffet has joined the growing list of all-you-can-eatall-day feasts ... A one-day pass will set you back $24. Don’t forget to check your play; you may be eligible for a comp.
THE CHEAP TICKET turf war began when Vegas Tix 4Less opened shop in front of the Showcase mall, which Tix 4 Tonight calls home. The red shirts carried yellow umbrellas and cruised the sidewalk in front of their competitor with sandwich boards that said: “Don’t be fooled, you’re looking for Tix 4 Tonight.”
ABSENT FROM the Strip skyline is the Cloud Nine balloon. Ripped beyond repair by last week’s strong winds (for the second time in a month), the company says it has ordered a new bag (officially called an envelope) and will be open again in less than a couple of months.
THE ANNUAL Casino Chips and Gaming Tokens Collectors Club’s annual convention starts June 23 at South Point. Check out the exhibits and seminars or just bring some chips to trade.
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