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Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:39 sec | 2 hrs ago

Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

"The Dow the S&P and the NASDAQ all fell 1% The claim based TV station owner techno whose stations include channel 9 is reportedly close to being acquired for $9 billion homebuilders broke ground on 1.6 million new homes last year 16% more than 2020 in the most since 2006 Indeed since the number of job postings in the D.C. region is up 36% from a year ago but their up 86% in Las Vegas Jeff label WTF news Asian markets are mixed and as we speak the Senate is voting on the so called nuclear option to break the filibuster to try to push through voting rights a democratic effort to do that tonight We'll keep you updated on how that vote is going And what else is happening on the hill and politically It's all ahead on You're breaking news traffic and weather station.

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Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

AP News Radio

00:34 sec | 1 d ago

Grammy Awards move ceremony to Las Vegas site in early April

"A a new new date date and and a a new new place place for for this this year's year's Grammy Grammy awards awards the the new new date date April April third third at at the the new new place place Las Las Vegas Vegas the the recording recording academy academy says says the the delay delay like like the the first first one one that that pushed pushed the the event event back back to to January January thirty thirty first first is is due due to to the the rising rising number number of of cove cove in in nineteen nineteen cases cases caused caused by by the the Omicron Omicron variant variant of of the the corona corona virus virus the the later later date date need need to to shift shift in in venue venue to to Las Las Vegas Vegas where where it it will will be be hosted hosted at at the the MGM MGM grand grand garden garden arena arena the the Los Los Angeles Angeles Lakers Lakers had had a a home home date date set set for for April April the the third third a a likely likely factor factor in in the the event event being being moved moved to to Las Las Vegas Vegas I'm I'm Oscar Oscar wells wells Gabriel Gabriel

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Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:00 min | 7 hrs ago

Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

"5 55 money news at 25 and 55 back to Jeff claiborne Wall Street lost ground again today by the bell that Dallas down 340 points The S&P 500 Index down 44 that has that got a 167 Those are all 1% losses Mcclain based tegna was among stocks gaining a TV station owner whose channels include channel 9 in D.C. is reportedly close to being acquired by private investors for $9 billion Home builders are building despite costs of building a continue to rise for all of 2021 builders broke ground at 1.6 million homes That is the most new home construction since 2006 One measure of job growth is job postings Indeed since the number of job postings in the Washington metro in the last two years is up 35% but that's actually one of the smallest among metros Job postings in Vegas are up 89% They're up 82% in Austin Jeff label WTO news Stick with us here on TOP could have snow in the morning that.

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Actor-comedian Louie Anderson undergoing cancer treatment

AP News Radio

00:37 sec | 1 d ago

Actor-comedian Louie Anderson undergoing cancer treatment

"A a popular popular comedian comedian is is facing facing a a health health crisis crisis a a spokesman spokesman for for Louie Louie Anderson Anderson says says the the comedian comedian and and actor actor is is being being treated treated for for cancer cancer at at a a Las Las Vegas Vegas hospital hospital his his publicist publicist says says Anderson Anderson it's it's been been diagnosed diagnosed with with a a type type of of non non Hodgkin Hodgkin lymphoma lymphoma and and is is resting resting comfortably comfortably no no word word on on how how long long it's it's been been since since he's he's been been diagnosed diagnosed with with the the type type of of treatment treatment that that he's he's receiving receiving Anderson Anderson is is sixty sixty eight eight years years old old and and while while he's he's a a native native of of Minnesota Minnesota he he now now makes makes his his home home in in Vegas Vegas he's he's been been a a familiar familiar face face on on TV TV elsewhere elsewhere including including a a stint stint as as host host on on a a revised revised version version of of family family feud feud and and still still makes makes the the rounds rounds as as a a stand stand up up comic comic I'm I'm Oscar Oscar wells wells Gabriel Gabriel

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Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:29 min | 8 hrs ago

Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

"To learn more Four 25 money news at 25 and 55 here's Jeff clay ball Losses again today 340 points that's a 1% laws The S&P 500 Index down 44 that was 1% The NASDAQ finished the data a little more than 1% The clean based tegna the TV station owner whose channels include channel 9 here in Washington is reportedly close to being acquired by private investors for $9 billion a total of 64 TV stations home builders are building despite cost of building a rise for all of last year builders broke ground up 1.6 million new homes That's the most new home construction since 2006 One measure of job growth is job postings indeed this is the number of job postings in the Washington metro in the last two years is up 35% but that's actually on the low side for metros Job postings in Las Vegas are up nearly 90% Jeff label WTO news Money news brought to you by whole.

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Update on the latest sports

AP News Radio

02:00 min | 3 d ago

Update on the latest sports

"AP AP sports sports I'm I'm David David Shuster Shuster at at the the extended extended NFL NFL wildcard wildcard weekend weekend opened opened up up on on Saturday Saturday with with two two games games we we begin begin in in Cincinnati Cincinnati with with mark mark Myers Myers reporting reporting Cincinnati Cincinnati finally finally won won a a playoff playoff game game twenty twenty six six nineteen nineteen over over Las Las Vegas Vegas sending sending a a thirty thirty one one year year drought drought Joe Joe burrow burrow threw threw for for two two touchdowns touchdowns six six sorry sorry for for the the city city for for the the state state but but you you know know we're we're we're we're not not gonna gonna do do on on that that we're we're moving moving forward forward we're we're ready ready however however we we got got planned planned next next will will be be ready ready to to go go and and execute execute the the game game plan plan the the second second year year quarterback quarterback connected connected on on scoring scoring strikes strikes to to CJ CJ use use alma alma and and Tyler Tyler Boyd Boyd and and Evan Evan McPherson McPherson was was good good on on all all four four field field goal goal tries tries and and we we moved moved further further east east now now to to New New York York state state with with Dave Dave Ferrie Ferrie filling filling us us in in on on buffalo buffalo and and New New England England Josh Josh Allen Allen and and the the bills bills have have advanced advanced to to the the AFC AFC divisional divisional round round by by blasting blasting the the patriots patriots forty forty seven seven seventeen seventeen Allen Allen set set a a team team playoff playoff record record with with five five touchdown touchdown passes passes to to to to Dawson Dawson Knox Knox Allen Allen was was twenty twenty one one of of twenty twenty five five for for three three hundred hundred eighty eighty yards yards for for the the bills bills who who scored scored on on each each of of their their seven seven possessions possessions it it didn't didn't end end with with the the kneel kneel down down Devin Devin Singletary Singletary ran ran for for two two touchdowns touchdowns in in the the first first half half for for buffalo buffalo that's that's QB QB Matt Matt Jones Jones struggled struggled in in finishing finishing twenty twenty four four of of thirty thirty eight eight for for two two hundred hundred thirty thirty two two yards yards with with two two touchdowns touchdowns and and two two interceptions interceptions on on the the ferry ferry three three more more wild wild card card games games coming coming up up on on Sunday Sunday to to the the NBA NBA Joel Joel Embiid Embiid with with thirty thirty two two points points in in Philadelphia's Philadelphia's one one oh oh two two ninety ninety eight eight victory victory over over Miami Miami we we need need a a body body we we have have to to be be com com perfect perfect and and tonight tonight you you know know I I was was imperfect imperfect but but you you know know that that showed showed up up and and there there were were the the perfect perfect elsewhere elsewhere Brooklyn Brooklyn beat beat New New Orleans Orleans but but Kevin Kevin Durant Durant left left with with a a knee knee injury injury with with an an MRI MRI coming coming up up on on Sunday Sunday on on the the college college level level number number one one went went down down for for the the second second time time this this week week as as Baylor Baylor lost lost at at home home to to Oklahoma Oklahoma state state sixty sixty one one fifty fifty four four elsewhere elsewhere number number two two Gonzaga Gonzaga three three UCLA UCLA and and for for Auburn Auburn all all victorious victorious and and Joe Joe B. B. hall hall who who won won titles titles as as both both a a player player and and a a coach coach at at Kentucky Kentucky he he passed passed away away at at the the age age of of ninety ninety three three I'm I'm David David Shuster Shuster AP AP sports sports

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Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on Mike Gallagher Podcast

Mike Gallagher Podcast

00:44 min | 13 hrs ago

Fresh update on "vegas" discussed on Mike Gallagher Podcast

"Quarter material. This is your source for breaking news and what to make of it all. This is the Mike Gallagher show. Here's the problem. The Democrats are totally disconnected from the everything voter. No one in America is talking about boy. I hope they pass that voting right Bill. They're talking about the crime. They're talking about the schools being taken on by the government. They're talking about immigration. They're talking about inflation. Well, I think what's clear from all this is that democracy is on the ballot in 2022. No, from the relief factor dot com studios. Here's Mike Gallagher. I think I finally figured it out. I figured out the scheme that the Democrats have with this ridiculous debate about voting rights. Welcome in. Continuing on Wednesday episode of the Mike Gallagher show tomorrow Las Vegas, Friday Las Vegas, where Vegas bound baby, headed to the shot show, it's been an annual tradition for years last year, of course, did not have the shot show because the country was even more upside down than it is now, but the shot show is back. I've got Intel on the ground from Joey Hudson, my partner in crime, the morning host in the upstate of South Carolina. My business manager and dear dear friend, he's there, Eric Hanson. We sent the boss himself. We got crash running the board. I joked about our new board operator who our engineer who's filling in for Eric, who's like a world renowned engineer and board up. And I saw an email that was going back and forth, and I don't know him very well, so on email that showed that the name crash or the word crash on the email and I said, wait a minute, we got a guy fly in the plane because I always think of Erik is flying the plane, pushing the buttons, making the train run on time, get in the spots play, doing everything right, and now the guy running the flying the plane is named crash. But he is, we're so, that's par for the course here for team Gallagher. That fits in with Tracy and Derek and Eric and all this me, this cast of misfits that we try to Yuri, I almost can't forget Yuri. Start calling Yuri crash Yuri. And I still can't pronounce his last name. Anyway, welcome to we got a lot to do here and this is like a big day, right? Voting rights. We thought it was yesterday. Now maybe today, you know, they don't have the votes, but they're going to go forward anyway. And I couldn't figure it out last night. I've been trusted and turning wondering these guys aren't this stupid. The Democrats can't seriously believe what they're saying about the beating heart of democracy and the country going up in smoke if we don't let them nationalize our elections and eliminate voter ID laws. That can't they can't be that dumb. Leo Terrell is anything but dumb, smart guy. Fiery guy used to be on the left, he came over to the right. That's why Hannity calls him Leo two or something, where's that big oversized hat? But Leo makes a really good point about why Democrats are all about distraction. Look over here. Here's a shiny new object. Take your eye off the ball, America. Let's beat our chests about voting rights and maybe you won't notice other things. Here's Leo.

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Bengals hold on, finally win in playoffs, 26-19 over Raiders

AP News Radio

00:42 sec | 4 d ago

Bengals hold on, finally win in playoffs, 26-19 over Raiders

"Cincinnati Cincinnati finally finally won won a a playoff playoff game game twenty twenty six six nineteen nineteen over over Las Las Vegas Vegas sending sending a a thirty thirty one one year year drought drought Joe Joe burrow burrow threw threw for for two two touchdowns touchdowns that's that's exciting exciting six six sorry sorry for for the the city city for for the the state state but but you you know know we're we're we're we're not not gonna gonna do do on on that that we're we're moving moving forward forward we're we're ready ready however however we we got got planned planned next next will will be be ready ready to to go go and and execute execute the the game game plan plan the the second second year year quarterback quarterback connected connected on on scoring scoring strikes strikes to to CJ CJ use use alma alma and and Tyler Tyler Boyd Boyd and and Evan Evan McPherson McPherson was was good good on on all all four four field field goal goal tries tries Derek Derek Carr Carr passed passed for for three three hundred hundred ten ten yards yards with with a a touchdown touchdown but but he he was was intercepted intercepted in in the the game's game's final final seconds seconds deep deep in in Bengals Bengals territory territory ending ending any any chances chances of of a a raiders raiders come come back back I I am am mark mark Myers Myers

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Raiders Beat Chargers to Claim Playoff Spot

AP News Radio

00:35 sec | Last week

Raiders Beat Chargers to Claim Playoff Spot

"Forty forty seven seven yard yard field field goal goal as as time time expired expired giving giving the the raiders raiders a a thrilling thrilling thirty thirty five five thirty thirty two two overtime overtime win win over over the the Chargers Chargers and and a a spot spot in in the the playoffs playoffs Las Las Vegas Vegas beat beat the the odds odds of of winning winning its its last last four four games games just just to to reach reach the the postseason postseason here's here's quarterback quarterback Derek Derek Carr Carr this this was was the the coolest coolest thing thing to to see see this this team team come come together together and and be be able able to to still still decide decide that that this this is is what what we we wanted wanted to to do do and and it's it's it's it's a a cool cool feeling feeling L. L. A. A. got got the the game game to to overtime overtime when when Justin Justin Herbert Herbert connected connected with with Mike Mike Williams Williams for for a a game game tying tying touchdown touchdown with with no no time time left left in in regulation regulation I I am am mark mark Myers Myers

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Obama honors late Senate leader as man 'who got things done'

AP News Radio

00:50 sec | Last week

Obama honors late Senate leader as man 'who got things done'

"Democratic democratic leaders leaders including including the the current current president president and and a a former former president president gathered gathered in in Las Las Vegas Vegas Saturday Saturday for for a a memorial memorial for for the the late late Senate Senate Majority Majority Leader Leader Harry Harry Reid Reid personal personal friend friend Carole Carole King King performed performed former former president president Obama Obama delivered delivered the the eulogy eulogy remembering remembering how how reed reed was was a a man man who who got got things things done done like like helping helping to to pass pass the the affordable affordable Care Care Act Act being being tough tough being being a a fighter fighter was was one one of of Harry's Harry's singular singular characteristics characteristics president president Biden Biden spoke spoke of of Reid's Reid's legacy legacy Harry Harry Reid Reid will will be be considered considered one one of of the the greatest greatest Senate Senate Majority Majority Leader Leader history history reads reads granddaughter granddaughter Ella Ella joy joy was was one one of of several several family family members members who who lovingly lovingly remembered remembered him him we we are are grateful grateful that that poppy poppy is is at at rest rest and and he's he's no no longer longer in in pain pain he he died died in in December December at at home home in in Nevada Nevada at at eighty eighty two two from from pancreatic pancreatic cancer cancer I'm I'm Julie Julie Walker Walker

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Harry Reid memorial in Vegas drawing nation's top Democrats

AP News Radio

00:58 sec | Last week

Harry Reid memorial in Vegas drawing nation's top Democrats

"Top top Democrats Democrats are are gathering gathering in in Las Las Vegas Vegas for for the the memorial memorial of of former former Senate Senate Majority Majority Leader Leader Harry Harry Reid Reid president president Biden Biden house house speaker speaker Nancy Nancy Pelosi Pelosi Senate Senate Majority Majority Leader Leader Chuck Chuck Schumer Schumer and and members members of of the the family family are are among among those those giving giving remarks remarks at at the the service service for for Harry Harry Reid Reid former former president president Barack Barack Obama Obama will will deliver deliver the the eulogy eulogy for for the the former former Senate Senate Majority Majority Leader Leader president president Biden Biden Sir Sir for for two two decades decades with with redid redid the the Senate Senate and and for for eight eight years years when when he he was was vice vice president president White White House House deputy deputy press press secretary secretary Corinne Corinne John John Pierre Pierre told told reporters reporters aboard aboard Air Air Force Force One One that that the the president president believes believes reed reed is is one one of of the the greatest greatest leaders leaders and and Senate Senate history history and and work work hand hand in in hand hand during during the the Obama Obama administration administration to to achieve achieve some some major major legislative legislative accomplishments accomplishments for for the the American American people people therefore therefore double double care care act act and and recovery recovery act act to to name name a a few few also also featured featured musical musical performances performances by by Carole Carole King King and and Brandon Brandon flowers flowers of of the the killers killers a a fellow fellow member member of of the the church church of of latter latter day day saints saints who who is is also also a a family family friend friend we we died died in in late late December December at at home home in in Henderson Henderson Nevada Nevada at at age age eighty eighty two two of of complications complications from from pancreatic pancreatic cancer cancer I'm I'm Jennifer Jennifer king king

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eMobility Experience putting a special spotlight on electric-bikes

AP News Radio

00:52 sec | Last week

eMobility Experience putting a special spotlight on electric-bikes

"Not not everything everything at at the the Consumer Consumer Electronics Electronics Show Show in in Las Las Vegas Vegas was was displayed displayed indoors indoors Bosch Bosch ebike ebike systems systems was was named named a a twenty twenty twenty twenty two two innovation innovation award award honoree honoree in in the the vehicle vehicle intelligence intelligence and and transportation transportation category category there there were were test test rides rides outside outside E. E. bikes bikes are are outpacing outpacing cars cars as as the the world's world's best best selling selling electric electric vehicle vehicle Steve Steve Boyd Boyd with with turn turn North North America America says says he he bikes bikes can can be be used used for for a a lot lot of of things things some some people people want want to to carry carry cargo cargo someone someone to to carry carry one one child child someone someone to to carry carry to to someone someone to to carry carry it it all all and and some some go go a a little little bit bit further further and and a a little little bit bit shorter shorter Claudia Claudia passcode passcode Bosch Bosch says says E. E. bikes bikes are are also also good good for for the the environment environment manufacturing manufacturing process process sees sees consume consume resources resources to to arrive arrive by by providing providing a a high high quality quality product product you you automatically automatically contribute contribute to to sustainability sustainability Basco Basco says says you you don't don't need need to to be be a a seasoned seasoned rider rider to to get get on on any any bike bike then then knocked knocked off off Bosch Bosch invented invented for for life life my my bed bed Donahue Donahue

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LG unveils new OLED monitors

AP News Radio

00:58 sec | Last week

LG unveils new OLED monitors

"One one product product that that is is consistently consistently in in the the spotlight spotlight every every year year at at the the Consumer Consumer Electronics Electronics Show Show in in Las Las Vegas Vegas is is big big screen screen televisions televisions all all LED LED technology technology is is the the big big thing thing at at L. L. G. G. Tim Tim Alessi Alessi is is hoping hoping the the budget budget is is there there for for a a big big purchase purchase or or diverting diverting a a lot lot of of disposable disposable income income away away from from things things like like travel travel or or eating eating out out and and upgrading upgrading your your home home theater theater LG's LG's OLEDs OLEDs are are four four K. K. and and eight eight K. K. with with sizes sizes from from forty forty two two winters winters to to ninety ninety seven seven inches inches they they have have self self emissive emissive technology technology meaning meaning it it needs needs no no backlight backlight like like an an LCD LCD what what that that enables enables is is a a couple couple of of things things that that really really make make movies movies pop pop number number one one is is perfect perfect black black levels levels every every pixel pixel can can be be turned turned off off individually individually so so that that the the one one you you need need black black and and shadow shadow detail detail it's it's there there for for you you and and since since everyone everyone can can be be individually individually controlled controlled you you get get no no light light bleed bleed or or halo halo effect effect were were dark dark and and bright bright objects objects are are adjacent adjacent to to each each other other LG LG is is ramping ramping up up production production of of a a sixty sixty five five inch inch flexible flexible screen screen that that rolls rolls in in and and out out of of a a case case I'm I'm a a Donahue Donahue

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Sony debuts new VR headset and auto company at CES

AP News Radio

00:56 sec | 2 weeks ago

Sony debuts new VR headset and auto company at CES

"Virtual virtual reality reality and and cars cars are are the the new new products products from from Sony Sony at at the the Consumer Consumer Electronics Electronics Show Show in in Las Las Vegas Vegas PlayStation PlayStation VR VR is is introducing introducing a a new new generation generation of of VR VR games games that that means means experiences experiences that that can can evoke evoke a a whole whole range range of of emotions emotions Jim Jim Ryan Ryan with with Sony Sony interactive interactive introduced introduced a a new new headset headset Tom Tom Holland's Holland's upcoming upcoming movie movie on on charter charter is is based based on on a a PlayStation PlayStation VR VR game game soon soon as as we we started started we we didn't didn't stop stop I I remember remember them them trying trying to to drag drag me me out out my my trailer trailer to to come come back back to to cells cells are are known known about about the the mission mission leave leave me me alone alone Sony Sony also also introduced introduced an an electronic electronic vehicle vehicle prototype prototype the the vision vision S. S. S. S. U. U. V. V. this this is is tech tech expert expert Jonathan Jonathan Rubini Rubini there's there's just just a a bunch bunch of of walls walls in in these these cars cars and and certainly certainly has has the the advantage advantage that that they they have have a a lot lot of of these these sensors sensors and and technologies technologies that that they they have have been been building building for for many many years years for for the the cameras cameras and and everything everything else else Sony Sony is is serious serious about about electric electric vehicles vehicles launching launching a a new new company company in in the the spring spring called called Sony Sony mobility mobility I'm I'm at at Donahue Donahue

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AI Chessboard-Chess Intro and Wrap

AP News Radio

00:53 sec | 2 weeks ago

AI Chessboard-Chess Intro and Wrap

"A a new new way way to to play play chess chess is is on on display display at at the the Consumer Consumer Electronics Electronics Show Show in in Las Las Vegas Vegas chest chest up up can can help help you you beat beat a a chess chess master master depending depending on on what what settings settings you you will will like like the the squares squares and and and and the the strength strength of of the the team team Adam Adam Roush Roush with with chance chance up up says says artificial artificial intelligence intelligence helps helps people people like like CEO CEO Jeff Jeff why why who who was was playing playing Tatev Tatev opera opera humming humming in in a a grand grand master master has has no no assistance assistance and and that that has has a a lot lot he he touches touches a a PC PC greens greens where's where's this this where's where's in in red red green green is is great great Lou Lou is is met met okay okay and and read read those those wonders wonders about about Jess Jess up up let let you you dial dial up up or or down down the the level level of of assistance assistance this this is is a a great great way way to to learn learn it's it's also also a a great great way way to to make make sure sure you you don't don't make make the the illegal illegal movies movies making making moving moving your your king king is is in in check check we we can can help help you you avoid avoid making making a a legal legal move move it it makes makes makes makes going going to to get get much much much much of of the the TV TV show show the the queen's queen's gambit gambit has has increased increased interest interest in in chess chess chess chess up up is is currently currently available available for for pre pre order order I I met met Donahue Donahue

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The Importance of Citizen Journalism in the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

The Charlie Kirk Show

00:55 sec | 2 weeks ago

The Importance of Citizen Journalism in the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

"Elijah talk about the importance of citizen journalism when it came to what happened in Kenosha that one night. Well, the importance is in the fact that all of you guys here have a phone in your hand. And while the media had billions of dollars of funding, they couldn't do what a millennial could do or Gen Z with a phone in their hand. My screen is cracked. I have a fat Italian guy shirtless on the front screen my friend eating chicken strips in Las Vegas, using that phone. That device that communist device or the company that hates us and taking it out there and doing what the media won't do, which is to risk your life because you have to take a risk to get value and you have to just be there because the media will never be in the right place at the right time because they're intentionally not telling the whole story. They're liars, they're sick, they're demented, but you are the truth tellers. And that's why independent media is so important. It's because we're the only ones still willing to tell the truth and that's what it takes.

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CES gadget show stages a wary return amid COVID-19

AP News Radio

00:58 sec | 2 weeks ago

CES gadget show stages a wary return amid COVID-19

"The the big big consumer consumer electronics electronics gadget gadget show show is is back back in in Las Las Vegas Vegas starting starting this this week week last last year year show show was was all all virtual virtual this this year year some some companies companies have have decided decided to to skip skip it it all all because because of of the the corona corona virus virus some some companies companies are are presenting presenting their their new new products products virtually virtually Nicole Nicole Scott Scott with with the the website website mobile mobile geeks geeks says says switching switching to to virtual virtual works works in in some some cases cases read read small small companies companies do do that that medium medium size size companies companies do do that that but but for for a a lot lot of of especially especially American American companies companies this this is is where where you you come come in in order order to to find find the the venture venture capital capital to to meet meet the the journalists journalists to to tell tell the the stories stories in in order order to to find find that that money money and and a a lot lot of of that that is is difficult difficult to to do do virtually virtually David David Olbermann Olbermann with with the the novis novis technology technology is is out out the the show show there there is is nothing nothing like like meeting meeting in in person person and and the the feeling feeling that that human human chemistry chemistry Cole Cole Scott Scott says says all all types types of of technology technology will will be be at at CVS CVS cryptocurrency cryptocurrency health health tech tech automotive automotive it's it's sort sort of of a a catchall catchall show show for for anything anything that's that's connected connected to to the the internet internet because because of of the the corona corona virus virus the the show show is is going going to to be be one one day day shorter shorter than than originally originally planned planned I'm I'm a a Donahue Donahue

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Carr, Raiders beat Colts 23-20 to close in on playoff spot

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | 2 weeks ago

Carr, Raiders beat Colts 23-20 to close in on playoff spot

"Daniel Daniel Carlson Carlson nailed nailed a a thirty thirty three three yard yard field field goal goal as as the the clock clock expired expired lifting lifting the the raiders raiders to to a a twenty twenty three three twenty twenty win win over over the the colts colts Las Las Vegas Vegas quarterback quarterback Derek Derek Carr Carr passed passed for for two two hundred hundred fifty fifty five five yards yards and and survive survive two two interceptions interceptions for for whatever whatever reason reason we we we we have have adversity adversity this this season season we we have have adversity adversity in in the the campaigns campaigns of of you you know know it's it's almost almost like like after after we we get get a a we we get get a a break break you you know know here here there there but but we'll we'll take take we'll we'll take take the the wins wins raider raider receivers receivers say say Jones Jones finished finished with with a a hundred hundred twenty twenty yards yards while while the the culture culture Jonathan Jonathan Taylor Taylor broke broke the the team's team's single single season season rushing rushing record record Indianapolis Indianapolis quarterback quarterback Carson Carson Wentz Wentz pass pass for for just just one one hundred hundred forty forty eight eight yards yards both both teams teams are are now now nine nine and and seven seven and and remain remain very very much much in in the the playoff playoff picture picture Tom Tom McCabe McCabe Indianapolis Indianapolis

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Update on the latest sports

AP News Radio

02:00 min | 2 weeks ago

Update on the latest sports

"AP AP sports sports I'm I'm Geffen Geffen cooled cooled off off a a trio trio of of new new faces faces highlight highlight the the candidates candidates for for the the pro pro football football hall hall of of fame's fame's class class of of two two thousand thousand twenty twenty two two AP AP correspondent correspondent Ben Ben Thomas Thomas reports reports the the markets markets where where Andre Andre Johnson Johnson and and Devin Devin Hester Hester all all make make the the list list in in their their first first year year of of eligibility eligibility Hester Hester is is a a rare rare finalists finalists who who made made his his mark mark mostly mostly on on special special teams teams perhaps perhaps remembered remembered best best for for opening opening the the two two thousand thousand seven seven Super Super Bowl Bowl with with a a ninety ninety two two yard yard kickoff kickoff return return for for Chicago Chicago touchdown touchdown in in other other NFL NFL news news Steelers Steelers quarterback quarterback Ben Ben Roethlisberger Roethlisberger hinted hinted that that Monday Monday night's night's matchup matchup with with Cleveland Cleveland could could be be his his last last home home game game with with Pittsburgh Pittsburgh looking looking at at the the bigger bigger picture picture I I would would say say that that all all signs signs are are pointing pointing this this this this could could be be it it in in the the NBA NBA the the seventy seventy Sixers Sixers spoiled spoiled Kevin Kevin Durant's Durant's return return by by beating beating them them that's that's one one ten ten to to one one oh oh two two in in Brooklyn Brooklyn here's here's correspondent correspondent Bruce Bruce Morton Morton but but we we took took the the lead lead for for good good with with three three fourteen fourteen to to go go on on an an and and one one from from Joel Joel Embiid Embiid who who finished finished with with a a game game high high thirty thirty four four that that was was good good enough enough to to overcome overcome thirty thirty three three from from Kevin Kevin Durant Durant and and James James harden harden Yanis Yanis identical identical poll poll led led Milwaukee Milwaukee with with thirty thirty three three points points in in the the box box fifth fifth straight straight win win one one thirty thirty six six to to one one eighteen eighteen over over the the magic magic Bradley Bradley Beal Beal had had twenty twenty nine nine points points and and ten ten assists assists in in his his return return from from covert covert protocols protocols in in the the wizard wizard one one ten ten ninety ninety three three win win over over Cleveland Cleveland in in the the NHL NHL Anthony Anthony Duclair Duclair had had two two goals goals and and an an assist assist in in eight eight different different Panthers Panthers scored scored in in Florida's Florida's ninety ninety three three route route of of the the NHL NHL leading leading lightning lightning other other winners winners included included the the blue blue jackets jackets hurricanes hurricanes flames flames islanders islanders sharks sharks and and conducts conducts college college football football bowl bowl action action in in the the peach peach bowl bowl number number ten ten Michigan Michigan state state triumphed triumphed over over number number twelve twelve Pittsburgh Pittsburgh thirty thirty one one to to twenty twenty one one behind behind Payton Payton Thorne's Thorne's three three hundred hundred fifty fifty four four passing passing yards yards and and three three touchdowns touchdowns we we were were able able to to string string some some stuff stuff together together and and you you know know take take advantage advantage of of the the there there is is a a we we thought thought we we were were gonna gonna be be able able to to in in the the music music city city bowl bowl Mitchell Mitchell Finneran Finneran thirty thirty nine nine yard yard field field goal goal lifted lifted Purdue Purdue over over Tennessee Tennessee in in a a forty forty eight eight forty forty five five overtime overtime thriller thriller South South Carolina Carolina defeated defeated North North Carolina Carolina thirty thirty eight eight to to twenty twenty one one in in the the mail mail bowl bowl in in Wisconsin Wisconsin beat beat Arizona Arizona state state twenty twenty to to thirteen thirteen in in the the Las Las Vegas Vegas bowl bowl given given Coolbaugh Coolbaugh AP AP sports sports

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Raiders cling to playoff hopes with 17-13 win over Denver

AP News Radio

00:30 sec | 3 weeks ago

Raiders cling to playoff hopes with 17-13 win over Denver

"Las Las Vegas Vegas kept kept its its slim slim playoff playoff hopes hopes alive alive by by topping topping the the Broncos Broncos seventeen seventeen thirteen thirteen the the raiders raiders erased erased a a thirteen thirteen seven seven halftime halftime deficit deficit to to get get the the win win but but it it was was defense defense that that sparkle sparkle from from start start to to finish finish limiting limiting Denver Denver to to one one hundred hundred fifty fifty eight eight yards yards of of offense offense they they guess guess began began the the second second half half with with a a seventy seventy six six yard yard drive drive capped capped by by a a five five yard yard run run from from Peyton Peyton barber barber to to take take the the lead lead for for good good at at fourteen fourteen thirteen thirteen Daniel Daniel Carlson Carlson added added a a field field goal goal and and the the defense defense did did the the rest rest with with the the victory victory the the raiders raiders go go to to eight eight and and seven seven well well the the Broncos Broncos dropped dropped to to seven seven and and eight eight I'm I'm Bruce Bruce Morton Morton

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Is the Lord Sending Messages About Trump's Return to the White House?

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:39 min | Last month

Is the Lord Sending Messages About Trump's Return to the White House?

"Mike Thompson. He's a prophet in loss, Vegas of all places, who has been saying things that basically tracking with what you all have been saying. But saying that he really believes there is we're on the verge of revival that we're on the verge of a lot of good things happening in the country. I always have trouble making sense of it. I think a lot of people do, because we all agree, or most of us agree how it's going to end. But in the meantime, where are we on the timeline? And he seems to suggest, along with a few other voices, his names I can't remember, but Mike Thompson in Las Vegas, who I trust, I've had him on this program has really said that he does see great things happening, including and he's pretty emphatic about this. Trump back in The White House. So neither of you have any opinions on that or do you. I would love to see it, but I have nothing from the lord. Yeah. I don't either. I would love to see it also. What good are you? Okay. So it's just so fascinating. What God says to whom, you know, and as you were saying earlier, Rick sometimes, you know, you try to, you try to discern from various various people. You would be just going to say something. Yeah, we all see in part. He doesn't give anyone the whole picture. We all get a little part and we have to put those together. But I hope that he's right.

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Carlson FG gives Raiders 16-14 win vs COVID-ravaged Browns

AP News Radio

00:42 sec | Last month

Carlson FG gives Raiders 16-14 win vs COVID-ravaged Browns

"Daniel Daniel Carlson Carlson drilled drilled a a forty forty eight eight yard yard field field goal goal as as time time expired expired to to give give the the raiders raiders a a sixteen sixteen fourteen fourteen win win over over the the Browns Browns third third string string quarterback quarterback Nick Nick Mullens Mullens to to give give the the Browns Browns a a fourteen fourteen thirteen thirteen lead lead by by throwing throwing a a six six yard yard scoring scoring pass pass on on fourth fourth down down to to Harrison Harrison Bryant Bryant with with three three forty forty five five left left Derek Derek Carr Carr was was twenty twenty five five of of thirty thirty eight eight for for two two hundred hundred thirty thirty six six yards yards and and a a touchdown touchdown he he rallied rallied Vegas Vegas after after being being picked picked off off late late in in the the game game I I know know what what you you are are learning learning to to get get down down to to have have a a chance chance you you know know and and Daniels Daniels proven proven over over and and over over again again for for me me you you know know everyone everyone wants wants to to comeback comeback wins wins and and all all this this kind kind of of stuff stuff good good job job as as like like the the matter matter if if you you don't don't make make the the catch catch the the Browns Browns were were without without twelve twelve regulars regulars including including quarterback quarterback Baker Baker Mayfield Mayfield along along with with head head coach coach Kevin Kevin Stefanski Stefanski I'm I'm Dave Dave Ferrie Ferrie

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

08:06 min | 3 months ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"Well and as i say i mean it seemed like there was a little bit of that nickel and diming going on pre pandemic and then following the The lockdowns and the shutdowns and the reopening that seemed to go away and everybody seemed pretty happy about that and it seemed to be the direction things were going and now i'm not so much. It seemed like they were going to go that route and it was really really optimistic but one start. People started coming back then. He started seeing at the bottom of your bill. Eight cova surcharge franchise fees. All these different things are being attacked the bottom of bills there was no housekeeping in the hotels anymore. You'd have to go downstairs if you wanna towels. It's like all these ridiculous things that they were taking away from people and adding onto instead of saying. Hey let's throw everything at you give you a reason to come back. They didn't do that. i got into one hell of an argument over a gentleman who handles a lot of chef driven functions here in town. He represents a lot of very interesting. chef owned restaurants And i posted on my facebook page about my objection to these. These kovin fees that were that were tacking on and he said you have no idea what restaurants are going through. I said as a. I don't need to know that the businesses that i'm patronizing are suffering if you have to raise prices. I don't wanna see them itemized at the bottom of that bill. I wanna know that this is the price of my entree. This is the price of my drink. This is the tax. And i will choose the gratuity. That's all i need to see. I don't want you to give me a sad story about how your restaurant is suffering while paying. My bill. absorb that into your prices. That's all you need to do. I always maintained that with all of those different kinds of add on fees whether it's as you say the concession franchise or a service fee or kovic fee or resort fees or any of that kind of stuff. Just throw it into the bill. I mean i get it with restaurants and small businesses and large businesses over the last eighteen months. Everybody has suffered. But i feel like you will piss people off less. If you just did a across the board two percent or three percent price hike on your menu items as opposed to itemizing that two or three percent on the bottom of the bill they would absolutely would not notice it. I mean because if a salad dick you got the last time was thirteen. Ninety nine and this time it's fifteen ninety nine. That was six months ago. Lot of water's gone under the bridge unified to be back in. Oh hey was that that recall two dollars. No you're not gonna notice that it seems so simple seem so obvious in yet that's lost in the city very much lost and there are people that get paid to sit around and decide these things. I think they're good idea is oh sure. The customers won't care if we raise the resort v by another ten dollars. We won't we won't give them anything for it but we're just gonna let them know that effective such and such. They're going to be paying forty five dollars on top of their forty-five room rate. Well and i sometimes wonder too with with the big corporations running things. You're just a number. You're just a customer. You're not mr novak. Mr walker for the most part the average person is just customer one seven five two seven two and the way they look at it is well. If this person doesn't come back somebody else will come in to fill their spot if you treat your customers as stupid people. You're more than likely gonna lose them. That's where i come in hopefully to warn people to avoid places like that where you're going to be treated like an idiot and send you a directions of places that are gonna value you as a customer as a guest going to welcome you and give you more than you expected. There are still places here in town that care about you coming to visit us. They wanna go above and beyond to make your experience special. There are places like that. I'm going to stand behind and say come on over here. Come on over here. We don't we don't wanna be ripped off and we don't wanna be ripping people off either my my my job here in town relies on tourism industry. There's a magician here in town. His name is david drake he. He was a big fan of my column. And when i was looking for a slogan he threw this one that me that stuck. He said probably biased. Definitely honest. i put on my business cards. I i read a one of those mobile billboards. When i first lunch and it said it right there on it you can lean towards the places that you prefer in your personal attachment to but be honest with people and they'll be happy you don't have to live to see them sam. If people want to learn more about you read more of your stuff. Where can they find you online. How do they go about doing that right. Now everything's being directed over to vegas. Four one one dot com. You can find any of my articles there. If you click on my name it will give you a whole list of the ones that i'm currently publishing on that site I've got dozens upon dozens. That are that are still kind of noteworthy worth checking out at my existing site of which is a vegas unfiltered blog dot com. And i also have a facebook page for that site. The vegas unfiltered blog facebook page. I writing for a few other outlets. There's a print magazine called a chic compass. Which is relatively new and outright entertainment articles for them. And i've got a bunch on the website for las vegas magazine dot com and also best of vegas dot com. Excellent sam again. i. I really appreciate this. I appreciate taking the time. And as i say it's great to finally be able to sit and have a conversation and hopefully at some point We're able to do this in person. As opposed to over the the wonders of technology zoom. It would be a blast to be able to sit and chat in person. Hey game if you can deal with me for the next ninety minutes. I can do it. I don't think that'd be a problem. I think it would be a competition to see who's ear gets talked off. I quite frankly go for it awesome. Thanks again sam. I appreciate it all right. Good thank you once again. If you wanna check out sam's unfiltered reviews and recommendations. You can visit vegas four one one dot com vegas unfiltered blog dot com or look for vegas unfiltered on facebook. And of course. I'll post links to all of those spots in the show notes at jeff does vegas dot com and that wraps up another episode of the. Jeff does vegas podcast. If you've got feedback on this episode of the show or any other episode for that matter or you've got suggestions and ideas for topics you'd like to cover on the podcast. Please feel free to reach out to me via facebook twitter or instagram. At jeff does vegas or dropping an email directly at jeff. Jeff does vegas dot com in the meantime. Thank you so much for checking out the show. Be sure to follow us. Wherever you get your podcast and so you'll know the moment new episodes are available and don't forget to visit. Jeff does vegas dot com for past episodes and show notes. The jeff does vegas. Podcast is a walker new media production..

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

02:19 min | 3 months ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"The lights of the story about the airplane window. It's that feeling of awe as you stroll down the boulevard taking in the sights and sounds and it's that feeling of satisfaction knowing that you're in the greatest city in the world over forty two million people from around. The world share that feeling every year. And i wanted to taking you to the world famous vegas strip and beyond my name is jeff and this is the jeff does vegas podcast day. There and welcome to episode number eighty nine of the jeff. Does vegas podcast before we get going this episode of the show. I wanna thank my guest from the last episode. Jonathan jostle the ceo of the plaza hotel and casino in downtown las vegas. It was an absolute pleasure chatting with jonathan. We talked about his previous life and what led to him taking over the plaza. What he thinks has ignited renewed interest in downtown las vegas some of the plazas nisha experiences and much more. If you haven't had a chance to check it out yet jumped into the archives. At jeff does vegas dot com or head to wherever you get your podcast and search out episode number eight my special guest jonathan jostle all right here we go onto the show probably biased definitely honest. Sam novak my guest for this episode of the podcast has been using that tagline over the last few years for his blog vegas unfiltered. Sam has become known around. Las vegas as the guy who isn't scared to share his opinion whether it's a show a restaurant hotel or any other vegas attraction if it's a disastrous steaming pile of crap wrapped in a train wreck of a dumpster fire. Sam will tell you exactly that however if it's worth your time and money and he thinks you should check it out he'll tell you that as well salmon. I talked about what inspired him to create vegas unfiltered. We reminisced about some of the more savage reviews. He's given for vegas shows. He shared his thoughts on the changing vegas entertainment scene and much more plays. Enjoy.

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

01:52 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"That's the kind of ongoing for with that. Because i want people nowadays. If they want to look at miraj they wanna look at everything in office. They'll go on the website and the finite that information. This is kind of more like this is what you should do if you want to maximize your experience. I guess what. I'm trying to get cost. Excellent steve. If people wanna find you on social media they can. You are very active on twitter. Some would say too active. So yeah created. Michael watts at me and say stop tweeting. Don't you sleep. Stop tweeting. For god's sakes and then i'm like michael. It's like three in the afternoon in different times ends Say you can find me on twitter. I'm atlas vegas. Uk say fairly easy to find an also fly travels occas while. I've traveled vote. Because i really enjoyed in the po- costs and i think we put some really useful stuff out that i'm not just about vegas to about travel generals. Please do check us out. I'm wait we do livestreams. What kinds of crazy stuff we Is we do them when we wanna do them. We tend to seriously we go some great stuff up on that t so such Excellent steve thank you once again for jumping on and joining me. Here on the podcast..

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

02:46 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"On this episode of the jeff does vegas podcast. I still think there's value in vegas. I'm not drinks are expensive. They're expensive shows food meals. Make sense it but you can't do it on a budget. Well i just think it's a wonderful wonderful place in spanish. Its name means the meadows. You might know it. As the entertainment capital the world lost wages or simply sin city. Of course talking about fabulous. Las vegas nevada on average forty. Two million people. Visit las vegas every year. And i'm one of them. I love this city. The sights the sounds the shows the people the history. I wanna share all of it with you taking you to the world famous vegas strip and beyond my name is jeff and this is the jeff does vegas podcast there and welcome to episode number eighty three of the jeff does vegas podcast before we get rolling this episode of the show. I want to thank my guest from the last episode. Danny elizabeth a legit vegas showgirl. Who's appeared in the legendary show jubilee and is currently one of the performers and host of the show crazy girls at planet hollywood. We talked about her past dancing. Experience training with a world renowned broadway dancer and choreographer and her road to landing her very first biggest gig. If you haven't had a chance to listen as of yet. Jump into the archives. Where ever you get your podcasts and search out episode number eighty two my special guest danny elizabeth or head to the website at jeff does vegas dot com all right here we go onto the show. It's always fun having other vegas fanatics on the show and my guest for this episode of the podcast definitely falls into that category. Joining me this time around. All the way from across the pond is steve white better known on twitter as las vegas. Uk if you've ever listened to these or cast podcast presented by travels orc. You'll be familiar with steve. He's the british half of the show and is extremely well-versed in all things las vegas stephen. I had an awesome conversation chatting about everything from our predictions. Potential changes coming to las vegas to our very first vegas trips. The mistakes we made and what we've learned from them to the rather unique vegas guide that he's currently in the process of writing and being that steve is in the uk and on full on lockdown. And i'm in canada with extremely strict quarantine measures in place. We thought it might be worth having a discussion about travel restrictions and.

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

07:21 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"Up next from episode number sixty two howard hughes aviator innovator in las vegas legend from the mob museum. Here's geoff schumacher. In nineteen sixty five hughes had sold all his shares in trans world airlines twa and the amount of his shares the value of shares was five hundred and forty six million dollars shoe. Which is a lot of money today but imagine how much money was nineteen sixty five. Wow and he was was described at the time as the largest single check that had been written to an individual. But of course when you have five hundred forty six million dollars all of a sudden who wants a big chunk of that the either internal revenue service so users looking for a way to avoid that huge penalty huge tax penalty and he came up with the idea that he would move to. Las vegas moved to nevada in. He would invest that money into land and other properties. That's the way to avoid to avoid it to the government so hewson on thanksgiving of nineteen sixty six. He came to las vegas by train orbit or not. The great aviator insisted on coming to las vegas on a train and He came in the middle of the night. And the train stopped a little ways outside of las vegas where a van was waiting and hughes was transferred from the train to the van and then he was driven. This is all in secret. People didn't know he was coming and he's arrived at the desert inn hotel on the burgeoning. Las vegas strip and moved up into the ninth floor. Which was the the penthouse floor of the desert in. he's he. He was in one room and his aides personal. Aides were Took up the rest of the arrest of the knights four and some of the stories surrounding howard hughes are legendary enough but The ones specifically involving las vegas are are just crazy one of the more prevalent ones. I guess you could say is is the story of him taking over the desert in them wanting him to leave and him basically saying No that's right. You know he so he moves into the The suite of the desert and he takes up the entire house floor. You know the hotels in las vegas are a lot bigger now than they were. Then so nine stories. Was you know as big as you were gonna get but you know. Those rooms were valuable. They were very valuable to the desert in. Because that's where there high rollers would stay. When they came to gamble but cues was not a high roller. He didn't gamble at all. You never left the room And his aides were they were. They weren't gambling much either. They were guys who were very loyal to hughes and they were very focused on their jobs. They weren't spending a lot of money in the hotel casino and so modell. It's the the mob boss who ran the desert end. He wanted us out in ever intend to. The eu's gonna live there. And so as the end of december as approaching. So the memory came to las vegas in on thanksgiving of sixty six late november by mid december. Modena's concerned that these high rollers. Who are going to be coming in for new year's which is always a big deal here He wants rooms for them. To wants us out and use doesn't wanna leave hughes's become very comfortable at the desert inn. There had been discussions with him and his right hand man by mayhew about moving into a house in las vegas But i don't think he was very serious about that by this time of his life. He was pretty well accustomed to living in hotels so at guests the reaches a point in december where modell is about ready to send the sheriff fan to physically affect our hughes from the guy and Bob mayhew That's the right hand. Man of hughes he makes a call a pivotal call to try to avoid this conflict. He calls jimmy hoffa. Jimmy hoffa the teamsters union boss right and ask him to intercede and allow us into talk down modell from kicking us out. So jimmy off does that. He makes that call. Modell relents these gonna let you stay. What is right around this time. That hughes Principle the idea while kick me out here. Why don't i just by the place. And then i can say go hughes initiative through mayhew me through mayhew hughes initiates Proceedings to purchase the desert and by march of nineteen sixty seven. It was his g. that that's amazing. I mean imagine. I can't imagine having that much money. You know what. I don't wanna leave so screw it. I'm just gonna buy this place and that's exactly what happened. He stayed there in that sweet the rest of the time. He was in las vegas about four years total and so of course the desert end didn't do that well while he owned it in part because he had occupied all the good rooms but right he didn't own it and he wants he bought the desert in. He's when he kim las vegas. He had no intention of buying casinos a but when once he bought the desert in it he decided that these were toys that he would really like to assemble. So he instructed by may who to buy more casinos and they in a buying the the sands and the frontier and the silver slipper and the castaways and the landmark the also taught heralds club up in reno. Now there's a story that i've heard about him the reason behind his purchase of the silver slipper. The story that i had read was that he bought it because he didn't like where the sign was that. The blinking light of the sign kept him awake. Was that true. So that i don't believe is true. Then story has been a story has traveled far and wide though so the silver slipper had a very interesting sign it was slipper literally it was assigned the shape of a slipper and it rotated and there were lights on it and illinois a lotta people But there's no evidence that it annoyed howard hughes and one of the reasons for that was that he all his windows of his sweet. Were all a covered. It recovered a blacked out the room. Gotcha so old the likelihood that a light was bothering him is unlikely out. What did in fact happen is mayhew was looking for hotels to buy and the silver slipper was available. That's that's kind of how that works the you know. Not every hotel on the strip was available for use to buy.

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

03:45 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

05:27 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"The first live Vegas album that I want to share with you here is Tom Jones live in Las Vegas. Now I myself have actually been lucky enough to get to see Tom Jones in concert. I'm not in Las Vegas, but back in I would say 2001-2002. He was doing a tour across Canada and one of the shows was at the center of the Arts in Regina Saskatchewan Canada. I was working for a radio station in Regina at that time and we happen to have some free tickets for the staff which my wife and I took advantage of fact, we went not really knowing what to expect and based on what we sort of knew about Tom Jones at the time. We kind of almost went as a bit of a joke not realizing that in the end. It would probably be one of our favorite concert experiences of all time. The show was incredible. Tom Jones was Is an absolutely amazing performer and he came out there and when I say, you know, most most performers will give a hundred and 10% Tom Jones gave like a hundred and 40% when he was off stage. It was amazing. Tom Jones sang his balls off. He had a full percussion section. He had a full horn section. He had a full Rhythm Section. It was an absolutely amazing. Now part of that enjoyment probably came from the fact that we were sitting in the second row, which was just amazing to be that close to see a legend like Tom Jones performing that being said sitting in the second row at a Tom Jones Show does come with its own level of quote-unquote danger. One of the running jokes with Jones is that throughout his career women would throw their underwear on stage sitting in the second row, you're going to get a few pairs of panties to the back of the head and that did happen over the course. Show we just kind of laughed it off. Now that being said Tom Jones live in Vegas. This album was recorded in the showroom at the Flamingo back in the summer of nineteen sixty nine. The album came out in November of 1969 and Tom Jones his popularity was at a bit of a peek at this point. He was doing a TV show was a variety show called This is Tom Jones. This album is quintessential Tom Jones. There is an absolutely amazing energy and musicianship on this the same thing is incredible Tom Jones belting out a ton of great music. And of course all the hits are here including the likes of Delilah and it's not unusual and love me tonight place. There's a ton of great covers on this album some stuff that you might not actually expect. He does the classic Irish him Danny boy. He also covers a couple of Beatles tracks. He does. Yep. Saturday and Hey Jude putting his own little fun Tom Jones spin on it. He even wraps up the show with a Medley featuring a Twist and Shout and land of a thousand dances. It's very very cool stuff something I learned on this album and as a guy who's worked in classic rock radio and is a huge music geek. I am completely embarrassed to admit that I didn't know this before but the song Hard to Handle by The Black Crowes that was not a Black Crowes original and the way I found that out from this album. Tom Jones does his own performance of the song Hard to Handle which apparently was originally an Otis Redding song recorded in nineteen sixty-eight voir a B-side to one of his hits. So Tom Jones took that song recorded it here performed at live in 1969. Put his own little spin on it absolutely amazing job. This album his version just blew me away. Now. This album actually was big for Tom Jones's career as well. It went all the way to number two in the UK charts and number three thousand on the US charts and to this day remains his highest-charting album in the u s c I bet you didn't think you were going to learn something listening to this podcast the only down side that I found to this album. It doesn't flow as nicely as some live albums do when you listen to a live album. You kind of almost want that that concert experience that just carries you through all the way from top to bottom. I am not sure if they cut some stuff out due to time or or how that worked because of course back when this came out and in the late sixties at that point albums could only really be 45 minutes long. That was basically the maximum for a total album. So with Thursday, Album split up, I guess maybe they had to do some cuts for time which which cause some issues and some problems with flow a fun little thing as well that you'll find out on this album the last track on side one of the album titled. I'll Never Fall in Love. Again was actually a studio track that they added crowd noise too and dropped on this album kind of jobs are anyways, it's a great.

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

01:35 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"Your podcast. All right, that's enough of that on to the show off currently as a Canadian. I'm still not really able to travel to Las Vegas borders are technically closed and if I did manage to sneak my way down I'd have to quarantine for two weeks upon my return to the great white North not exactly an ideal situation. One of the things I'm missing the most about going to Las Vegas off the ability to check out shows and see world-class entertainment. But just because I can't go to Vegas doesn't mean I can't enjoy a little piece of Vegas right here at home and one of the ways to do that is by sitting down and either popping on my headphones or cranking up the speakers and pressing play on one of the many live albums that have been recorded in log. Vegas but if you want to have some real fun, I suggest taking a trip back to the Glory Days of Vegas and checking out the recordings of some the classic artists who have graced the stages of the strep and contributed to musical history. So for this episode of the podcast, I thought I'd share some of my favorite live Vegas albums and hopefully by the time I'm done they'll be yours as well. So the first live Vegas album that I want to share with you here is Tom Jones live in Las Vegas. Now I.

Las Vegas Tom Jones
"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

01:33 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"All right, that's enough of that on to the show off currently as a Canadian. I'm still not really able to travel to Las Vegas borders are technically closed and if I did manage to sneak my way down I'd have to quarantine for two weeks upon my return to the great white North not exactly an ideal situation. One of the things I'm missing the most about going to Las Vegas off the ability to check out shows and see world-class entertainment. But just because I can't go to Vegas doesn't mean I can't enjoy a little piece of Vegas right here at home and one of the ways to do that is by sitting down and either popping on my headphones or cranking up the speakers and pressing play on one of the many live albums that have been recorded in log. Vegas but if you want to have some real fun, I suggest taking a trip back to the Glory Days of Vegas and checking out the recordings of some of the classic artists who have graced the stages of the strep and contributed to musical history. So for this episode of the podcast, I thought I'd share some of my favorite live Vegas albums and hopefully by the time I'm done they'll be yours as well. So the first live Vegas album that I want to share with you here is Tom Jones live in Las Vegas. Now.

Las Vegas Tom Jones
"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

07:27 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"So this this character, Joe Augusta who was the entertainment director at the Tropicana with connections to the Kansas City mob family was. You know if you ask Harry read all bluster and and just claiming that to. To look good in the eyes of his bosses, was it Harry, Reid that they tried to bribe. Am I remembering that story correctly or is that a different a different episode? That's also him? Yeah. Yeah. He was on the Nevada Gaming Commission for about four years and like their enough stories in that four years that you'd think it was two decades Completely different set of guys that we're trying to bribe him but people wanted to get a gaming device approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission and the gaming control. Board to put into a casino, and it was like one of those. Games that Jeff Silver. He's given control board described it to me as like chucky cheese coin pusher where it looks like a bunch of coins, but it's just you know. You're not GONNA win anything. Probably doesn't belong in a casino they wanted to get it passed. So they offered him. Believe it was twelve thousand dollars. In Harry Reid turned around and went to the FBI and participated in an FBI sting operation. where he you know the FBI was on the other side of the wall and he was playing it up and actually got them to hand over the cash, and then the FBI came in and arrested the guys. Now, if I remember that story correctly I, I, I think I laughed pretty hard at that one was that the one where they were in the adjoining room and somebody had locked the door between the two rooms. Yes Harry Reid actually. He realized the FBI was trying to come into the arrest, but the door was locked. So he had to find a way to to casually saunter over and unlocked the door and let them come in. He kept dropping the kept dropping the code word he. That and they get nothing happening. It just wasn't as a signal to send the FBI and. They weren't coming in and then after they finally came in, there's this moment where. He went and tried to rig. Nagai's Knack. Said you son of a bitch tried to bribe me and like if you've ever heard Harry Reid talk just as quiet, very thoughtful guy, answer the picture him in that moment being mad enough to go and try to strangle a guy and scream at him i. It's Absolutely absolutely amazing. Again, just one of a million stories in this podcast that that are just. So incredible Frank Colada I gotTA talk when I. When I started listening to the podcast and I I mean, frank comes out right in the very first part very first episode of the podcast and I thought Oh my God. He actually is your tooling around with Frank Kaleida. First of all, I'm dropping a name that maybe some of my listeners might not be completely familiar with. So fill us in on exactly who Frank Kuwata is frank. Colada is a former associate of the Chicago outfit. Out of Chicago and sort of how the mob is structured is there are made guys is kind of the the term made famous in movies and TV shows, and those guys who have pledged an oath to the mob and. Committed a murder on behalf of the mob usually is how you prove yourself to the mob But then beyond that is this huge network of. Tipsters and associates in people that commit crimes on behalf sort of in conjunction with the mob and frank is one of those guys was an associate of the Chicago outfit In the Mid Twentieth Century, and his a burglar is a specialty in Chicago because he was. Doing these burglaries on mobbed few would give a cut back to the Chicago outfit's and yet a lot of friends in the Chicago outfit's one of them being Tony. SPLO- Tro, pretty famous guy who ended up being the MOMS reputed enforcer in Las Vegas, and that's how we ended up coming out to Las Vegas working with the mom out here. And, and so the experience of spending time with a guy like frank. Colada. I mean I know he offers tours or he did offer tours for a long time where you could connect with him and he would take you around the city and and it all wrapped up with with pizza back at one of his pizza joints But I mean for yourself. This is totally different experience of of getting in a car with this guy and I mean he he took you around Vegas and showed you some pretty. Incredible things. Yeah. And I'll give a spoiler here. So if anyone is about to go listen to the podcast and you don't want US lawyer, skip ahead a minute herself but. He's killed people. I got into a car with him. Knowing that he was a murderer, which is something I never done before. And one of the places that he took me to was. This residential home or this homeless residential neighborhood in Las Vegas where he had committed a murder and he told me how it happened while we were sitting outside of the home. and. That was surreal to say the least. Wow. And I mean some of the other spots he took you to places. He showed you where various burglaries had been committed. Various crimes have been committed and homes and residences belonging to other mob related figures. It's pretty incredible. Yeah. Yeah. It's and it was a weird way for me to being pretty new to. Las Vegas. To learn about the geography of the city because the city that transforms itself every five years seemingly and so you don't see a lot of this history in the buildings or anything like that, and so him driving me around a like added burglaries over there or they're used on a pizza joint and I don't think this made it into the podcast, but it was a pizza joint called the upper crust. Crust and he showed it to me and it. Now, it's a cricket wireless He took me to the spot where a lefty Rosenthal's car blew up and that was like a block from where I do my grocery shopping and I had no idea. So it was crazy to me to to you know learn about this history of Las. Vegas that you can't see anymore just going around on your own. And I mean overall. What was what was the experience? Like of that, I mean I I can't imagine. The as you say, the amount of history and what he's able to show you. But at the same time, you've got it in, you must have it in the back of your head at the same time that this guy. At one time was a was a bad dude. Yeah. I think in the moment, the podcast Romy was like I'm getting good tape like this is. Good stories and I am excited to see what we can do this. And I had obviously researched his story quite a bit before I ever met him. So it's not like any of the things he was telling me came as a surprise, I knew the facts of what he had done. I think sort of the the most surreal thing was hearing it in his own words and sort of I. Mean. These are stories. He's US most told before, and so he's used to telling them. So kind of weird for me where he talks about murder. Like you or I would talk about you know running an air enter taking out the trash Sort of in that space where you know he's just having a conversation with you, but your mind is just going crazy because you're like, oh my gosh, in a car with a murderer..

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

05:58 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"I also want to give a big shout out to Jake Gallon the host of the guest list podcast for having me on his podcast to chat. Jake is a vegas local WHO's doing a kick ass job of sharing the stories of the people of Las Vegas, and I was honored to be invited on for a conversation. If, you want to check it out for yourself I'll post a link to the episode in the show notes. All right. Here we go onto the show. Anyone who's ever spent time in Las. Vegas has probably heard someone say Vegas was better when it was run by the mob, but just how accurate is that statements? My guest for this episode decided to find out with his own podcast. Read Redmond is the host of mobbed up the fight for Las Vegas a new eleven part true crime podcast from the Las Vegas Review Journal, produced in partnership with the mob museum. Mobbed up takes a deep dive into the history of organized crime in Las Vegas and tells the story of the rise and fall of the mob with the help of the people who lived it. Read had the chance to talk with law enforcement officials, journalists who covered the stories, lawyers, judges, historians, and even one of the most famous connected guys to grace. The streets of LAS. Vegas former Chicago outfit and hole in the wall gang member Frank Lada. Talked about the inspiration behind mobbed up, having the opportunity to work with the mob on this project when it was like driving around for hours on end with a legit criminal and much much more. Please, enjoy my conversation with read Redmond. I'm pretty new to Vegas here just past a year. And, that is exactly how new I am working newsroom to I've worked for a couple of other podcasts before this. But I moved out to Vegas to join the Las Vegas, Review Journal, and to produce podcasts with them. So he kinda revamped podcasts running before I. got here. We sort of revamped on expanded on now. I. Don't get this wrong, but I, think we out six weekly podcasts. And mobbed up our second narrative project in kind of our our biggest effort to date in that arena But going back to sort of how I got started in podcasting. Think, it's it's one of those things i. Was Kinda by chance there when I was in Undergrad I was studying creative writing and I applied to MFA programs and thought it'd be you know writing poems in some way shape or form professionally. Hopefully. Right? If anyone has ever done that My last semester of college and Undergrad just happened to be podcasting elective that fit my schedule and I took it and I loved it and I was like there's no way. This could be a job. Head after I graduated, I ended up deciding. I. Didn't want to go and do an MFA program poetry and applied for a podcast Gig and then. End Up working in podcasting. So you were saying you came specifically to to Vegas to work for the Review Journal and be there they're podcasting Guru Kinda Guy when you got to Las, Vegas, and I always kind of like to ask this question of the people that that have moved to Vegas. I'm assuming you probably had some preconceived notions about what the city was like, what were some of those those ideas in your head of what life in Las Vegas was going to be like versus maybe a year later, what it's actually like for you. I had not been Vegas as an adult before i. Came, here for my interview, actually I was here when I was maybe four or five years old with my family. So I only memory of Las Vegas was. My brother, and I had one plastic swords at Excalibur and annoyed the heck out of our parents with them. And that was really that was all I knew about Las Vegas and. I applied for this job. I knew I wanted the job I was like is it is it worth moving there will, but it actually be like and. I kinda just tried to come into it with a blank slate and just say, let's let's give it a go and see how it goes and. I've actually I've loved it. I, was so pleasantly surprised moving here and I think that's that's something that a lot of people at move your say other surprised by how much of a local community there is and how great the city is outside of the Strip outside of Fremont street not that I don't enjoy going to the stripper Fremont Street but. Yet. Yeah. It's kind of a surprising year, but something I definitely enjoyed. So what you're saying is you don't live in a hotel. You don't work on the Strip, you're not not. I live at the top of Caesar's. Palace. Actually, I live I live downtown, and it's the cool thing about that is I couldn't afford to live downtown unlike any other US city I, mean, there's probably a few, but I moved here from Chicago and I definitely couldn't afford to live downtown Chicago. So it's it's cool to live downtown here and I'm right next to the Fremont Street experience if I want that But if I don't also right next to you know full under cool restaurants and cafes and all those kinds of things very cool and and you mentioned living. Living in Chicago One of the fun things about jobs like this that that I I know I learned from my time in radio is you get to bounce around and live in a few different places What are some of the other spots in the US that you've you've lived if you always been more so have you ever been out west, it's been all midwest I I grew up in Minnesota, and then I went to college in Chicago at Loyola University..

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

08:50 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"Of? Vegas experience and I have to kind of explain what that feels like or looking for a strip, experience and kind of everything else for hotels I mean I'm I tend to prefer the strip At I mean almost all of them. I haven't seen it all of them, but but many of them and I'm a big fan of the area. I'm a big Fan of Caesar's palace. I've never actually stated the Bellagio. Though I've seen the rooms. the big fan of the cosmopolitan but my all time favorite is the the Delano the hotel in behind em. Mandalay Bay there. That's stayed there once on like ninety nine dollar rate, and not really knowing much about the hotel and just blew me away. It's such an awesome room. So. That's one of my favorites and. Favorites off strip as well. I really like the resort down the strip. That's a really cool kind of spot it's it's very much separate from the Strip and downtown. Obviously, so it's kind of a resort unto itself so for people that are looking for kind of a you know. They want kind of a quiet live. Spend all my time at the hotel experience I recommend that place a lot and then kind of commute to the Strip to do everything else. And then downtown a big fan of the D. I think that's my favorite hotel downtown. The is such a cool spot. I had a chance. Last fall we actually We went into town for a night's game, and it was to happen to be right around Halloween and room rates were insane, so we actually stayed with friends in Henderson who live like ten minutes away from the M and after the night's game, we actually on our way back stopped at the for wander around in a drink and a bite to eat. And what a cool spot! And as you say, I mean you're. You're far from the Strip like you're not even strip adjacent year a twenty minute drive from the Strip, but definitely a very very cool spot to to Oh Yeah. It's got a lot to offer lots of good restaurants great pool. And the gambling is pretty decent to. If you are into table games and and other things there's there's some pretty good gambling there, which you can't really say about a lot of other places, and obviously it's you know it's still quite new I wish they would kind of. just just kind of tweak their design. A little bit I. Find that every time I go there. It looks exactly like it did on opening day. I'd like to see them just kind of. Maybe I. Want to say renovate. It doesn't renovation, but just kind of tweaked the design. A little bit updated a little bit. I think really Spruce it up, but yeah. I'm a big fan of the 'em. And Sad, what about you for hotels? Well you know I've only been there twice. and the first time we had an unwritten invaded bally's room. which you mentioned say. Felt like when we got out of the elevator was nineteen seventy six. And and then we stayed at Ti, which was actually a really nice room The only thing I can say is having walked through so many of the hotels the first time I went and trying to get an idea of where I would want to stay. I would say for me the blogs yours is. Above and beyond anything else for me, just a the the feeling of it and then. There's places like the Venetian that just even the win. When you walk in they they just have such a luxurious feel to it. And if you're willing to spend the money, I think those places would be on the top of my list for sure, maybe like Fred, says the IRA the FIDORA Tuck the little bit behind there and it it. It just depends on if you're going by yourself then. I don't think it's really worth If you're going with the guys you know I. Don't think it's really worth spending the money on a nice hotel like that, whereas if you're going as a couple with your wife or your spouse, whatever then you're looking at something like the Vidar those nicer rooms where you'll have the value. The first time we were there was this friend and I so. We didn't care. We just needed to room bed and a shower and a toilet in often. That's all we needed so yeah I think I would like to keep myself centered in the middle of the Strip so that it's easier to navigate if you're gonNA, go south or north, or whatever. If you're going, go the radio. You're still really close and I think the Rio to be one of a High Melissa just because of the poker there. And still the proximity of everything else. That's what I would do I think. Let's talk about My probably my favorite Vegas. This is always the the highlight of my trip report episodes for maybe anyways dining experiences. We talked a little bit earlier. You guys, you're not food. Lovers What are some of your favorite dining experiences? You mentioned the Gordon Ramsay restaurants earlier. Did you do hell's kitchen? There our last trip went for lunch, and it was for me anyways, exactly how I wanted it to be and what my expectations were. Expectation is really high and it. It pretty much met everything the service, the quality of the food, the just the the buzzing there the experience of it. Everything was up to par The food I mean the food. itself was just just amazing. And you're you're paying a little bit more pinger premium for being there, but that's to be expected given that it's a branded place and from a Gordon Ramsay as well you're. You'RE GONNA expect to pay a little bit more for me. The plate up all the places I've been in Vegas that would definitely be the best experience that I had foodwise and Fred what about yourself dining experiences? You have any recommendations or or personal favorites for yourself as well. I definitely have some favorites I'm definitely not the food the in the group I mean. Other than to say that. If you put food in front of me, I will eat it. So I'm not hard to please. My wife however is lakes APPS. She's very much a Foodie, and and also like said a very good cook, so I tend to kind of you know, eat and watch the reaction and hear them comment about it t to judge myself, but Yeah I've been very lucky over the years to join Bob Salinger. The author of the Book and a few others on different dining experiences trying to review restaurants crafts is one that always comes up as one of my favorites. I really enjoyed that. we did SPAGO one year, which was really really cool. I enjoyed that spot as well. I probably would get something different. If I went, but that was a that was a great experience. to treat ourselves Shantelle and I. we stated the area on When was that a couple of years ago? I think six hundred eighteen and it was right after we went after the first time. And we deal. I got there had came with like a you know a hundred dollar dining credit, or just a resort credit, and so we We took that opportunity to go to The French place at the MGM there It's one of the restaurants. It's rated very high in the unofficial guide so I thought well. Let's go check it out. We'll have one hundred dollar head, start and It was while it was. It was very very good, but the quality and the you know. The presentation was so over my head that I couldn't really appreciated. I could. Be Showing. That's that'd be show on. Yeah, so there's. Show has the his main restaurant which is like black-tie, whatever and then there's like this. Kind of attached to the kitchen, is this very casual version of that with a very similar menu, and so we went to the cashable part It was excellent, but like I say it was kind of my head. The you know just like little flowers appearing on the side of your soup, and you don't really know what you're supposed to eat and what you're not supposed to ease and. This guy's got a very very good. In pretty one you're not supposed to which is supposed to use I'm eating with my hands and. So, you're supposed to eat that like okay, how much! Sir! That's Potpourri, that's. What are these chips? As Pope, racer think it's also. We M. On if you WANNA like on a scale like the bottom. Bottom dollar be the cheapest that we age for. Where's the dollar? Twenty five hotdogs at South Point. We've played poker which were amazing. and then up to the hell's kitchen for me, but another place that was like I mentioned before was Ellis Island. For for seventy nine till. So, Fred and I signed up for the we the whole deal. You sign up for this players card. Ya GotTA. Pay For you gotTA. Play ten bucks..

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"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

05:52 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on The Jeff Does Vegas Podcast

"And then I started found my legs and figured out where I wanted to go. Were you guys kind of the same route or did you really plan it all out and format it before you guys jumped in the water. I'd say we're probably the opposite. I've been thinking about this for five or six years constantly bugging my wife saying I do this I gotta start. There's how am I gonNa do it. Do you know how do I? Make sure I'm gonNA sound good. You know all of this stuff and so yeah. It was kind of a long time. Coming right finally said okay. We're stuck at home during this Kobe thing right now. I've been dying to start this podcast. Let's do it I'm going to call Sam. We'll get. We'll figure out the details. Let's just you know. Buck up and do it, so it's kind of the opposite. It's kind of a long dream in. It's finally coming true so on. I said to him I, said after we started planning. He gave me access to this sort of. An analog by a list of ideas and things, and when I first started read on my holy man like you been. It's Kinda like. You know and if you ever watch friends, but whenever Monica is going to get married, she brings out this wedding book. Thousand pages it. Has It all in detail down that every last bit. so when he showbiz like like. Okay so we got some sort of direction here so we'll go from there, and then after that that night as I was going to bed, I thought. What with Cova, happening like is this really a good time Vegas bike? WHO's GonNA TRAVEL THE VEGAS? And then sure enough next thing you know. Vegas Open and everything is reopening as maybe not quite as it was, but close enough and. So, yeah, that sets essentially how we got, we got going and that kind of leads into the next question I wanted to ask and the next thing I wanted to talk about was. Some of the challenges that you guys have faced launching a travel podcast during a time when people can't travel to a city, where as you say, although things are opening up it, it looks you never know whether or not the tides are GonNa turn, and things are going to roll back and things are GonNa shut down again. I mean. It's for me personally I. Know I've struggled hardcore with trying to find content and figure things out. How all of you guys managed to keep putting out content and putting things out and coming up with ideas, especially being a a brand new podcast. Yeah, well like I said, we were starting with a pretty long list you know this is stuff that I've been thinking about for years and so I've kind of been gathering ideas of what we could talk about. but yeah, it's it's hard i. mean you kind of have to kind of have to just? Hope that people care about the same things that you care about you know, the one thing we're looking forward to is to get some listener engagement to hear back from our listeners to. Send US questions and he just give trip reports. I know the Jaffe your last episode. There was an awesome trip report from a guy who happened to be going pretty recently, and it was I was just amazed at all the details he was able to give and kind of breakdown, his experience of going to Vegas during this very strange time So that's what we're hoping to get some day in the meantime. We're just GONNA keep talking about stuff that interests us and and hope that in interests other people as well. As the one thing that I find between Fred night to is that we? Haven't are able to carry a conversation. You know for? For Hours on end and So it's not so much like I find. We have like a good What's the word I'm looking for like a? report a synergy or like it's it's it's. It's him and I can talk to each other. No problem, so it's just a matter of finding the right topic and said we hit record, and at least that's how I am. Fred Fred has all the details and some of the more the question oriented side and more of the details, whereas all just let him ask the question then off, we go to talk talk about the topic at hand. and on my end is not a lot of preparation with the with the exception of like this, the upcoming golden is episode there. We're going to do I'm GonNa do a little bit more research on the team itself although I. Already have a good it so that you know at least we can provide a little bit more detailed information so that people listening. The Golden Knights is a good example. I mean before we even request were oppressed record tonight. We were chatting for twenty minutes about the Golden. Yeah, has it just kind of happens kind of you? Bring up something and he's get going, and and all of a sudden. That's an episode so I think the next time we record. We're going to talk about gold nights and their impact on the city and You know I think there's. There's some cool stuff there as well so sometimes. It just kind of happens. He's GonNa. Go with their top -solutely, very very cool so I do WanNa talk about I mean. We've kind of covered. What you guys of have gotten into and your trips, and and what you guys like to do I want to kind of get into the specifics and get I mean I part of part of the gig sharing ideas and and. And sharing thoughts, tips and tricks, so I did kind of want to get into some discussions with you guys and talk about some of your Your Personal Vegas faves, so let's start off with with hotels. You guys were whereabouts. Have you stayed? What have you liked? What have you not liked any any suggestions on on where to stay aware not to stay. Those are always fun ones as well. That's that's really tough. Tough and that's the one thing about Vegas. Is that There are so many choices for hotel and somebody good choices for hotel and they range. There's such a huge range of price and quality and the problem with. Vegas is the location I mean when people ask me you know. Where's that I stay I say well. You have to figure out which which location you want I. Are you looking for a downtown type.

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"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

04:18 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

"Do have a best bet coming up from St Fezzet here in just a couple of moments, it is an NFL related best. Bet Your chance to make some coin on the national. Football League, but first I wanted to get your thoughts on this because I might be the only one who thinks this is a bigger deal than maybe some people are reporting on it, or at least discussing Sean Payton and I don't WanNa make accusations here, so I don't WanNa come on the air and say four certain that Sean. Payton was buckled when he was doing this interview. I have no idea whether he was drinking or. Or not, but he came out pretty strong on several subjects and Sean. Payton was on one, zero, five, seven, the fan in Baltimore, talking about the acquisition of Jameis Winston, signing James Winston and he went on to say that back in twenty fourteen that Lovey Smith, and the bucks took out all their starters, so they could lose week seventeen to the New Orleans saints so that they could end up with the number one pick so that they could draft Jameis Winston now if you go back and look at that game, new, Orleans or Tampa Bay was up twenty two seven. They had a thirteen point lead at the start of the fourth quarter and ended up. Twenty three to twenty. I mean. Call me crazy Fez, but if I'm finding out that a team is trying to throw a game. And I'm a sports better. Wouldn't that Piss you off if you had money on Tampa Bay. It's all about player performance evaluation Jonas. He got to see what you got with some of the backups, and frankly we've been seeing this in the NBA for a decade now so I think there's a big distinction between a team trying to lose versus a team juggling their lineup, and they lose because of it. I know that sounds to be similar, but I think there's a big differential between the. The two well, let me here's my theory as to what actually happened. This is what I think happened because. Sean Payton specifically said Lovey Smith took out all his starters. Here's what I think happened I think. I don't think lovey Smith wanted to do it. First of all I think. Lovey Smith was told by the front office. Take out your starters late in the game at some point so. So that, we can improve our odds of losing that football game and I think lovey. Smith went against everything that he knows about football competition, everything in his core and tank to the game late by taking the starters out, and then a year later got fired by the organization I. Think Lovey Smith was pissed off because he did everything for the organization when against everything inside of him as As far as competition goes, took his starters out of the game thinking I'm helping the organization at least they can help me. And a year later got fired for it, and they turn the keys over to dirt cutter I. Think Lovey Smith was pissed off about that felt like he got wronged and got duped by the organization, and that's why he told Sean Payton the story. That's my theory. Possible but lovey Smith has never been very much of a football coach and Tampa. Bay Did get Winston instead of Marietta show. It worked out better for them G's, and you're taking out. Lovey Smith to finish up the show. Good guy says all right, so speaking of Lovey Smith and Lovey Smith former team, and actually before we get your best bet here says you have a prediction when it comes to the NFL draft, I want you to just throw this out to everybody I'm not even going to respond to it I'm going to let it marinate for everybody's ears, and then we'll get into your best bet, so just go ahead within ten to fifteen years, the NFL will implement a. Lottery where they'll have the ping pong balls like the NBA, and you're not gonNA be guaranteed the number one pick with the worst record so ten to fifteen years. The NFL have a lottery that according to Steve Fez. Fez Best Bet Lovey Smith related his former team. The Chicago bears. What are you got? Chicago bears season when the bears are going to go under eight wins Jonas. The bears are overrated. They went eight eight last year and I. I hear the talk. Hey, foles could be an upgrade over trubisky. Shouldn't the bears win more than eight Games will possibly, but here's the problem Jonas the. The bears won eight games last year, but they really should have only one six. The bears had three fortunate wins because they got to play Detroit's backup. quarterbacks driscoll BLAU and week seventeen. The Vikings didn't play anyone. You talk about emptying the bench, and because of that the bears got three tainted winds on the bears under eight.

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"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

03:14 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

"On National Radio Mike God what else you got in the toolbox. Don't answer that all right. A game game number four game number four says five week one lines in the NFL that surprise you. What's game number four? All Right? My Las Vegas Raiders I have to talk about them going to be playing in allegiance. Stadium I drive by it almost every day Jonas their Ad Carolina the Linus, Peckham and I gotTa tell you. I really feel the raiders should be favored. Carolina's already rebuilding. They have a brand new coach and Matt Rule. Brand new quarterback in bridgewater. My feeling is that with Cova and with the Elimination of the OTA's limited practices. This is really going to put new coaches and new quarterbacks up against it, and because of that I favor the raiders. Do you agree Jonas Yeah I? I agree as well, too. I think Carolina's GonNa be overrated. I think it felt like Carolina. was kind of making it up this? This offseason like some of the moves if you're rebuilding, why are you making this move? And then going out and making this move? It's like they got rid of all their their veterans, but then they paid a bunch of money to bring in Teddy Bridgewater. And then they brought in quarterback from the, and it's like Oh, well, Matt Rules Connection with all these guys are great, but that doesn't equal out to success immediately and I think they're in one of the more difficult divisions in the NFL. Carolina's GonNa Struggle this upcoming season. Carolina season win number. Five Asa Las Vegas. Saying here's a team that clearly is going to be rebuilding the team with the lowest season when Jacksonville going to be a long year for the Jaguars at four and a half Jonas all right Steve Fezzet final one your fifth game. Five Games surprise you week one lines in the NFL. What's number? Five Green? Bay at Minnesota and Minnesota is laying three and a half and frankly Jonas. I think that most people and I agree think these teams are pretty close to equal and Minnesota's a really good homefield worth about three and a half so this line would make sense if there were fans but a big part of Minnesota's home field advantages. It's very noisy stadium there i. don't think there's going to be fans more than eighty percent. Chance that they'll. They'll just be token fans or no fans and attendance, and because of that I can't see how Minnesota should be favored by the three and a half. It should be more like two to two and a half. What the reduced home field advantage should be. Do you agree well I would disagree I like Minnesota in this game and I like him big here's. First of all. It's a one PM eastern time kickoff, and we know that favors kirk cousins because of his OCD, secondly Minnesota knows what it's like to kick out fans because they kicked out, Ragnar, their longtime mascot, a few years back, and he hasn't been allowed back in the building all right, so the fact that Minnesota's already setup themselves for understanding what it's like to lose at least one fan and a very. Very valuable fan at that I think Minnesota's accustomed to it. I like Minnesota big in that game. Yeah, Kirk cousins, when the game starting at one o'clock eastern. If you just did nothing but bet on Minnesota you cash two thirds of the time, if the starting time as anything other than one PM eastern the other team, their opponent caches two thirds of the time. Can it be that easy Jonas I know? Now that I picked Greenvale probably win by two touchdowns. So who knows all right.

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"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

04:06 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

"Get in the zone, autozone so. The Michael, Jordan last dance. Documentary Steve Fezzet has had all sorts of late years attached to it, and it comes in time in which people are trying to find something to talk about and so every single Sunday for five straight weeks there were different things hanging off the tree that p people could pull from the latest is the quote. Unquote flew game in which Michael Jordan said in the final episodes of the last dance that it actually was a pizza that he ordered, and he had gotten food poisoning from the pizza, and it wasn't exactly the flu game well as it turns out the man who claims to have made the pizza. For Michael Jordan, which was delivered to his room in Utah His name is Greg fight and he appeared on the Ben Maller show. He also appeared on the herd with Colin Cowherd, and he's made on on Fox sports radio, and of these Fox sports radio affiliates, and he's made the rounds in done some interviews, and he is saying that there was nothing done to the pizza. It was not intentionally poisoned because he in fact is a bulls fan. He made the pizza and even joked that he was gonna make sure that it was extra special. Before the pizza was sent out to Michael Jordan, and he didn't even know if it was for sure. Go into Jordan until he found out after the fact, here's why it doesn't matter whether or not. This was intentionally poisoned or not, just because he didn't intentionally poison, the pizza doesn't mean that it wasn't food. Poisoning I've had food poisoning before I had a sub sandwich from a sub sandwich chain. I'm not name names here because I. Don't want to out anybody. But I got food poisoning, and it was awful for about twenty four hours I was vomiting. Vomiting everywhere six, literally sick to my stomach I. Don't think that the guy behind the counter who made the sandwich intentionally tried to poison my food. He baby just had some bad products there so to me this whole well Michael, Jordan's not being honest about the pizza. Look just because the food was poisoned doesn't mean that it happened intentionally. It could have been bad ingredients. It was the end of the night I think it's much to do about nothing and more a more of an indictment on the lack of sports that we have to talk about. About this is even a story in my opinion, says yeah, I agree. Let's face it Jonas one. Do you think was the last pizza? They made in Utah in Salt Lake that night at eight o'clock pm, so ingredients sitting out for maybe two two hours two and a half hours so basic stregic. If you're GONNA eat late night, probably eat in Vegas not in Salt Lake and I. think that had more to do whether it was intent or not. I think we all knew that Jordan was indeed very very sick. Yeah, I just to me. Me What I when I'm seeing, some of the reactions and people are saying Oh man. We knew Michael is now. Listen Horace. Grant late into Michael, Jordan, and I've said from the START I think a lot of what we saw on this quote. Unquote documentary is an indicator that when you see a documentary, it's not exactly a documentary making a murderer that was cited towards one aspect of it whether it's you know if you want to go all the way back, and you WanNa, go to paradise lost, which was about the murders and Robin, Hood Hills. which which came out on HBO years and years ago. If you're getting a documentary, it doesn't mean that it's entirely accurate. It's just accurate to whatever that side of the argument wants to portray. So just because Jordan is saying these things as we're finding out, they're not exactly all one hundred percent truce. They're just stuff that he is putting into the documentary and people are running with it i. think we gotta calm down a maybe he was his food was poison, but it doesn't mean that it was done intentionally regardless. Did you have money on the? Flu, game, Steve Don't recall it's been too long. Yes, all right. It's a Steve. Jonas knocks in for RJ bell here on. Fox Sports Radio Straight OUT OF VEGAS HERE ON FSR and you can check out the show on the IHEART radio APP all right coming up next. There is an aspect to today's gambling world that was impacted by something. You saw.

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"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

04:06 min | 1 year ago

"vegas" Discussed on Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell

"Get in the zone autozone. So the Michael Jordan. Last dance documentary. Steve Fezzet has had all sorts of late years attached to it and it comes in time in which people are trying to find something to talk about and so every single Sunday for five straight weeks there were different things hanging off the tree that p people could pull from the latest is the quote unquote flew game in which Michael Jordan said in the final episodes of the last dance that it actually was a pizza that he ordered and he had gotten food poisoning from the pizza and it wasn't exactly the flu game. Well as it turns out the man who claims to have made the pizza for Michael Jordan which was delivered to his room in Utah. His name is Greg fight and he appeared on the Ben Maller show he also appeared on the herd with Colin cowherd and he's made On on Fox sports radio and of these Fox sports radio affiliates and he's made the rounds in done some interviews and he is saying that there was nothing done to the pizza. It was not intentionally poisoned. Because he in fact is a Bulls Fan. He made the pizza and even joked that he was gonna make sure that it was extra special before the pizza was sent out to Michael Jordan. And he didn't even know if it was for sure go into Jordan until he found out after the fact. Here's why it doesn't matter whether or not this was intentionally poisoned or not. Just because he didn't intentionally poison the pizza doesn't mean that it wasn't food poisoning. I've had food poisoning before I had a sub sandwich from a sub sandwich chain. I'm not name names here because I don't want to out anybody but I got food poisoning and it was awful for about twenty four hours. I was vomiting everywhere. Six literally sick to my stomach. I don't think that the guy behind the counter who made the sandwich intentionally tried to poison my food. He baby just had some bad products there so to me this whole well Michael Jordan's not being honest about the pizza. Look just because the food was poisoned. Doesn't mean that it happened intentionally. It could have been bad ingredients. It was the end of the night. I think it's much to do about nothing and more a more of an indictment on the lack of sports that we have to talk about. This is even a story in my opinion says. Yeah I agree. Let's face it Jonas. One do you think was the last pizza they made in Utah in Salt Lake? That night. At eight o'clock. Pm So ingredients sitting out for maybe two two hours two and a half hours so basic stregic. If you're GONNA eat late night. Probably EAT IN VEGAS NOT IN. Salt Lake and I think that had more to do whether it was intent or not. I think we all knew that Jordan was indeed very very sick. Yeah I just To me what I when I'm seeing some of the reactions and people are saying. Oh Man we knew Michael is now. Listen Horace Grant late into Michael Jordan. And I've said from the START I think a lot of what we saw on this quote unquote documentary is an indicator that when you see a documentary. It's not exactly a documentary. Making a murderer that was cited towards one aspect of it. Whether it's you know if you want to go all the way back and you WanNa go to paradise lost which was about the murders and Robin Hood Hills with which came out on. Hbo Years and years ago. If you're getting a documentary it doesn't mean that it's entirely accurate. It's just accurate to whatever that side of the argument wants to portray so just because Jordan is saying these things as we're finding out they're not exactly all one hundred percent truce. They're just stuff that he is putting into the documentary and people are running with it. I think we gotta calm down. Maybe he was. His food was poison. But it doesn't mean that it was done intentionally. Regardless did you have money on the flu. Game Steve I don't recall it's been too long. Yes all right. It's a Steve. Jonas knocks in for RJ. Bell here on Fox. Sports Radio Straight out of Vegas here on FSR and you can check out the show on the IHEART radio APP all right coming up next. There is an aspect to today's gambling. World that was impacted by something. You saw.

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