Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Dirty Las Vegas History

Whenever I’m in Vegas, I can’t help but envision its past… I’m not saying I want to be in the Las Vegas of the past; but visiting it in my mind is somehow very romantic… One way to safely be … Continue reading

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Feeling Lucky, Saint Patrick?

What could be luckier to wear on Saint Patrick’s Day than these? A pair of vintage green shamrock-shaped key chain tags from the long gone Nevada Club in Las Vegas. I’d so make them into a pair of earrings!

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Original Caesars Palace Paintings Up For Auction

On November 17, 11 paintings previously created for the Poker Room at Caesars Palace will be auctioned off. The 11 paintings by LeRoy Neiman are from the 1980 series The Girls of Caesars Palace and feature women in casino scenes. … Continue reading

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Jayne Mansfield At The Roulette Wheel In Vegas

Jayne Mansfield plays roulette in Vegas, 1958; photo by Frank Worth.

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Gambling At The Stardust Was An Out Of This World Experience

Just check out the starship in this vintage photograph of the old Vegas casino’s slot machines.

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Vintage Las Vegas Pussycat A Go Go

See on Scoop.it – Games People Play Pussycat a’Go Go, 3255 Las Vegas Blvd S. These are the only pictures I can find of the place that was open 1964-1971. Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested here Jan. 29, … Continue reading

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The True Gambling World Capital: Vegas of The East vs. The Sin City

Some interesting info in this infographic regarding gambling in Macau. Click the image below to read the large version!

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When What You Bring To Vegas Isn’t What Stays In Vegas

What could be more brilliant to bring to Las Vegas than this vintage red nightgown with “Las Vegas” embroidered on it?! It also has embroidered travel stamps for “Monte Carlo” and “Palm Springs” too. Just remember to pack it back … Continue reading

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Gender Specfic Psychological Motivations In Casino Decor

In The Psychology Of Casinos, Jonah Lehrer gets Roger Thomas, the head of design for Wynn Resorts, to dish on those interior designer tricks casinos use to create “lovely and relaxing spaces that encourage people to squander their cash.” The … Continue reading

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Adults Gamble; Adults Have Sex

In 10 of the most unusual room amenities in Vegas, RenĂ©e LiButti begins with the “unusual” idea of intimate items provided by Love Jones at the Hard Rock Hotel. I’m not sure I find such “room service” options an unusual … Continue reading

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