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WSOP WINNER Scott Montgomery reported that a young man robbed him in the Bellagio gentle-man’s lua. While he waited for security, the pro poker player tweeted that he gave the knife-wielding robber $2,000 in cash.
CAESARS PALACE, Imperial Palace and Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino have launched “PetStay Las Vegas.” The new program includes all the necessary amenities when you go on the road with your favorite four-legged friend, including floor mat, waste bags, food and water dishes, plus doggie treats. The hotels also have a designated PetStay area and welcome packets. After cruising the outdoor relief areas and dog-walking routes, check out the hotel’s room service with menus designed especially for man’s best friend.
GEORGE MALOOF, owner of the Palms Casino Resort and part-owner of the NBA Sacramento Kings, spent the night in jail after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. The police say the casino owner was speeding and driving without a valid license or proof of insurance. Maloof says he had four beers at a friend’s wedding. His blood-alcohol level was just over the legal limit at 0.086.EVA LONGORIA PARKER got waxed by Madame Tussauds. The Desperate Housewife was inducted into the Las Vegas museum as part of the National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration and a tribute to her contributions as a performer, philanthropist and role model.
IF YOU THINK playing the piano is tuff … imagine tickling the ivories with your toes. Armless since he was 10, Liu Wei won first place in the first Chinese version of America’s Got Talent (over there it’s called China’s Got Talent). The 23-year-old piano player’s winning performance was James Blunt’s You’re Beautiful. Check out the video at KimosVegas.com. He’ll be on tour with Asian singing star Jolin Tsai, and a stop in Vegas is in the plans …
IF YOU’RE LIKE ME, you’ve probably wondered what happens to the soap and shampoo that’s left over when you leave your Vegas hotel room. Well, if you stayed at Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas, Harrah’s Las Vegas, Imperial Palace or Caesars Palace, the unused soap, shampoo, conditioner and lotions are donated to Clean the World, which distributes them to impoverished families in the United States and more than 30 countries. In a few months it’s collected more than a ton of soap from the five Harrah’s resorts, and it has plans to build a recycling facility with the $100,000 donation from the hotel-casinos …FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, the residents of the Valley Isle can spend less time in airports and more time on the Ninth Island. Twice a week Hawaiian Airlines will fly from Kahului Airport (OGG) nonstop to McCarran International (LAS) …
ANDREW TIERNEY, Michael Tierney, Phil Burton and Toby Allen are the headliners in the Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature – the Ultimate Celebration of the Motown Sound show at Imperial Palace. The four Aussies serenaded All My Children’s Susan Lucci with the Temptations’ hit My Girl …
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