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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! MANY OF US have fond memories and funny stories about the Stardust casino. From its iconic facade to its historic connections with “the mob,” the house that John Factor (Jake the Barber) built (or more precisely, finished) was home away from home for many Hawaii folks. In […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! “MINES IS BIGGAH den yours” are the four words every guy has said at least once before puberty, but in Las Vegas “boys will be boys” and biggah is always mo bettah. It’s not enough to build a Ferris Wheel on the world’s most-famous strip … it […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! THE SUPER BOWL XLVIII futures are out, and Vegas bookmakers are predicting the 49ers and Broncos will battle over this season’s Lombardi. In the last 40 years, no team has come back to win the Super Bowl after losing it the year before. Did the Vegas bookmakers […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! WHAT’S BETTER than winning a million bucks? Having Vanna White give you the big check. That’s exactly what happened to Sherryl C from Cincinnati. She was one of 20 lucky folks who got a shot at the big money after winning $50,000 on TV. Say it with […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! NOTHING IS sweeter than a run of luck in Vegas, and Sweet Surrender in the Palazzo can help you celebrate with a Decadence D’Or – the most expensive cupcake in the world. This thing is more pampered than we were at birth. It begins with a hand-blown […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! FOLKS ALWAYS tell me how lucky I am to have a cool job writing about Las Vegas in MidWeek, and they’re right … When I cruise through eBay’s Las Vegas listings, it’s research. The auction for “one week of unlimited Pole Dancing classes” at Fawnia’s Pole Fitness […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! THAT’S TIM RITA doing what he loves, and next month he’ll be doing it in Las Vegas as he represents the 808 in Bombay Sapphire’s Search for the Most Imaginative Bartender! Fifty-one mixologists from across the country will compete for the title, and if you’d like to […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas… The Player’s Edge! LADIES ALL OVER the World are falling in love with Eric Wiebusch after what he did for his wife, Sue. To create her special moment he amassed more than 1 million points playing the MGM’s free myVEGAS slot machine on Facebook. Then he cashed in those points to […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas… the Players Edge! IF YOU EVER asked yourself how they find people for those national game shows, check out the third annual Trivia Championships of North America (or TCONA3) starting Aug. 9 at the Tropicana. On hand will be scouts from Ryan Seacrest’s Million Second Quiz and GSN’s The Chase who […]

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WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge! LOOK VERY CLOSELY… One of these guys will be $8,359,531 richer in November when the World Series of Poker crowns its champion. This year there were 6,352 players from 83 nations in the field – including 298 women. The last lady standing is Jackie Glazier from Melbourne, […]