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Kimo’s Vegas - September 28, 2005 | Kimo's Vegas | Midweek.com
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September 28, 2005 Share | Del.icio.us | podcast Podcast | KimosVegas.com | Hawaiian Airlines Discount

Scott Lazar won $1,500,000 in the World Series of Poker
Scott Lazar won
$1,500,000 in the World
Series of Poker

WELCOME to Kimo’s Vegas! This week on the radio meet the sixth best poker player in the world, Scott Lazar. He came in sixth at the World Series of Poker and took home $1,500,000 (we should all make that for eight days work). Thursday at 9 a.m. on Sports Radio 1420 AM.

CELEBS hanging out at the G2E (The Global Gaming Expo) the show where casino execs go to buy new slot machines, outfits for the cocktail waitresses and everything else in the casino ... Ed McMahon, Morgan Fairchild, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley (KISS) were all in town to promote their new slot machines ... when you hit the jackpot on the KISS machine, a tongue comes out and licks you. When you hit the Morgan Fairchild machine, a boot comes out and you have to lick it to collect your jackpot.


HOW GOOD is your memory? What Las Vegas hotel was imploded to build the Mandalay Bay in 1999? The answer is below.

THE CASTLE High class of ‘58 celebrates its 65th birthday Oct. 2-5 at the Cal! Get a hold of Diana (Hamocon) Paekukui at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or Howard Kihune at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to join in the fun.

THE AUSTRALIAN Pink Floyd show blows Scott Lazar won $1,500,000 in the World Series of Poker World-famous Chef Joël Robuchon opened is first U.S. restaurant, L’Atelier, in the MGM Grand up the Aladdin Theater for Performing Arts Nov. 20. Look for the biggest sound and light show ever and the original Floyd inflatables.

DID YOU know (sorry, Joe Moore) that 17 of the world’s 20 biggest hotels are in Las Vegas?

World-famous Chef Joël Robuchon opened his first U.S. restaurant, L’Atelier, in the MGM Grand
World-famous Chef Joël
Robuchon opened his first
U.S. restaurant, L’Atelier,
in the MGM Grand

USED TO be a celebrity chef had to have a New York eatery to be taken seriously. Vegas is quickly replacing N.Y. as the culinary capital of the world and the place for chefs to hang their hat. Emeril, Michael Mina, Wolfgang Puck, Tom Colicchio and Jean-Marie Josselin led the charge. Now the long-awaited arrival of Joël Robuchon. Fresh from Paris and Tokyo, L’Atelier is this world-famous chef’s first U.S. restaurant. Redefining casual dining, the seats are arranged around a U-shaped bar that looks directly into the kitchen so diners can watch their meal prepared from start to finish. L’Atelier is in the MGM Grand (we’re not at McDonald’s anymore, Kato).

WANT A shot at the Broadway musical Hairspray in Vegas? Send a photo and resume to: HAIRSPRAY Casting; 145 West 28th St., 12th Floor; New York, N.Y. 10001. The show opens February at the Luxor.

SPOTTED downtown KCCN FM100: wakeup guy Pipi (and Mrs. Pipi) and Cox Radio Hawaii office manager Rhoda Kihikihi, and my three card poker buddy Kauna.


ANSWER: The Hacienda Hotel was built in 1956 and imploded in 1996 to make way for the Mandalay Bay.

E-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to win tickets to see “V” the Ultimate Variety Show at the Aladdin just like Dawn Larson from T-Mobile did and be a winner before you get on the plane! Got a good Vegas story? Send that too.

Get more Kimo’s Vegas in MidWeek’s the Weekend and with Brickwood Galuteria Thursday at 7:35 a.m. on Hawaiian105 KINE.

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