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    The LINQ Hotel, a rebranded Quad/IP, keeps pleasantly surprising us. And, we're by no means complaining. The hotel-casino's new pool deck opened to guests last weekend and, after a tour Thursday, we have no qualms about saying it's the most refreshing find of the...

    Mar 27, 8:28 PM
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    A slate-covered hallway inside the LINQ's opening soon spa. The LINQ Hotel expects to start rubbing us the right way (may not have come out the right way) starting May 4. That's when a rejuvenated spa experience will make its debut. ...

    Mar 27, 5:51 PM
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    Graeter's, a much-raved about craft ice cream brand by way of Cincinnati, wants to put the cherry on top of your Vegas Strip visit with its first outpost west of the Mississippi now scooping inside Caesars Palace. New to this writer who has been...

    Mar 27, 2:05 PM
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    Call us (me) simple, but there’s almost always something interesting when looking behind the numbers in gambling. Today’s example of being easily intrigued comes from looking at how often certain hands show up when playing Jacks or Better video poker. We already know a...

    Mar 27, 10:37 AM
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    Always an enchanting experience, Bellagio's Conservatory has gone zen for spring. The resort's annual spring exhibit usually has a decidedly Dutch or Americana feel, but 2015 brings a departure from that with a display inspired by a Japanese garden. Already a massive, labor-intensive undertaking...

    Mar 26, 10:10 PM
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    The Strip officially welcomes its newest restaurant, Searsucker, this weekend at Caesars Palace. The dining spot by Brian Malarkey opens to the public Friday evening, although some lucky luckertons are previewing it tonight. We spied the (almost) Top Chef checking out his newest destination...

    Mar 26, 8:31 PM
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    The 2015 Major League Baseball season is almost upon us and now is the time for sports bettors to get their pre-season World Series picks in. It’s an especially exciting time for Chicago Cubs fans. After recently signing starting pitcher Jon Lester, this may...

    Mar 26, 7:30 PM
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    Unless you gamble frequently, you may not realize it isn’t all the same. To the non-gambler, blackjack is blackjack is blackjack. Gamblers know that isn’t true. Not only do many casinos offer different rules, odds and returns for games, you may even find different...

    Mar 26, 2:05 PM
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    Sometimes, you're not headed to Vegas. (#sadface) Sometimes, you're headed elsewhere. But, where should you stay and what should you do? Our brah, Jaunted, reports on the latest in global travel while big sis, HotelChatter, keeps track of the hotel industry worldwide. Check out...

    Mar 26, 1:26 PM