Las Vegas Travel News 06/03/2011
Las Vegas boy knocked out of final round of national spelling bee – Thursday, June 2, 2011 | 2 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
For the first time ever, a Nevada contestant advanced to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. He didn't win, but check out some of the gnarly words he spelled, which are listed at the bottom of the article.
Where, Exactly, Is the Center of the Las Vegas Strip? | Las Vegas Blog
This blog post answers a question that a lot of people have. Do you know where the center of the Strip is?
Things to Do in Las Vegas | Travel on a Budget | The HostelBookers Blog
My guest post for HostelBookers.com highlights some of the most popular free and cheap activities in Las Vegas.
That Sound You Hear is the Key of C || VegasChatter
Did you know that all slot machines are tuned to the key of C? I suppose if they were all different it would be a mad mess, but I had no idea!
Phil Ivey will not play in World Series of Poker after filing lawsuit against Full Tilt – Wednesday, June 1, 2011 | 11:45 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Big news on the WSOP rounds ~ the world's best poker player won't be playing this year!
Despite electronic music boom, hip-hop still bumping strong in Las Vegas music scene | Las Vegas Blogs
Admittedly, I don't know as much about the Las Vegas nightclub scene as I maybe should, but this is a great guide on where to fight what types of music.
Vegas Favorites Penn and Teller Receive Key to City | Las Vegas Blog
Love this! For their philanthropic deeds, Penn & Teller have been given a key to the city!
Photos: The Bellagio’s patriotic and colorful gardens ring in summer – Monday, May 30, 2011 | 1:38 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
The new garden design is up at the Bellagio. It looks amazing, as usual. Check out the photo bank!
Las Vegas Bus System Rated One of the Best in U.S. | LasVegasVegas.com – The Vegas News Blog
Las Vegas is known for a lot of things, but not normally its bus system. Just another thing that a lot of people don't know about the city.
Tropicana’s $180 million renovation turning heads – Friday, May 27, 2011 | 1:55 a.m. – VEGAS INC
There have been a lot of changes at the Tropicana this past year. Do they make you more interested in visiting?