WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge!
CONGRATS TO Celine Dion and hubby Rene Angeli on the birth of their twin boys. Born a month early, the keiki weighed in at 5 pounds 4 ounces, and 5 pounds 10 ounces. Dad quipped that their oldest son Rene Charles (9) was relieved not to have a sister … Tickets for Dion’s March return to the house that Caesar built for her are on sale now.
SPOCKED IN the audience of Smokey Robinson presents Human Nature, The Ultimate Celebration of the Motown Sound at the Imperial Palace: Uncle Sam Kapu.
THIS SUNDAY at the Crown Theater in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, some familiar faces: Lukela Keala, Akoni Dellomes and Makapu Hoopii, known collectively as Ekolu. The Maui No Ka Oi Baldwin grads share the stage with special guests Lady Reiko and The Sin City Prophets, and HaleAmanO.
SOME CLARK COUNTY residents complained that, when they went to vote, some of the candidates were already checked off. Maybe their electronic voting machines were made by the same guys who make those addictive penny slots.
IT’S GOOD TO BE a celebrity litigator in Vegas … Just like scenes from the script of the new CBS show The Defenders, producer Chip Lightman is suing Donny & Marie for behavior unfit of an Osmond, and the famous siblings have filed a counter suit.
MEANWHILE, John McEntee and Terry Fator settled their lawsuit, with the puppet master paying his ex-manager $10 million in commissions.
MICHAEL JACKSON’S ex-landlord is suing his estate for $234,000 in property damages.
AND O.J. SIMPSON got the Go Directly to Jail and Stay There card when the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that all of his attorney’s arguments appealing his armed-robbery and kidnapping convictions were without merit. What happens in Vegas …
VEGAS METRO has arrested Stefon Clark for allegedly robbing people in casino restrooms. He was arrested at the Opera House Casino after a customer was shot and later died in an attempted restroom robbery.
CARY HART celebrated the month that’s painted in the color of his wife’s name (Pink) by giving away free ribbon tattoos at Hart & Huntington in Hard Rock Hotel.
AT THIS YEAR’S SEMA show in Las Vegas, Mopar will display 35 customized cars from Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep and Fiat. So far, only six of the cars have been revealed, including a 2011 RedLine Dodge Charger, 2011 Dodge Durango, 2010 Fiat 500, 2011 Wrangler Sahara Mopar Edition, 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Off-Road Edition. The gear-head nirvana runs through Friday at Las Vegas Convention Center.
BOYD GAMING CORP. is passing on its first right of refusal on the other half of the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa from its partner MGM Resorts. The sale is prompted by the New Jersey gaming regulators’ concerns over its partnership in a Macau casino. The move has some analysts predicting the company will be jump-starting the stalled Echelon project.
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