The gambling Gods were shining down on Ryan Riess yesterday. At just 23 years old, Riess has been crowned the king of poker, winning the World Series of Poker Main Event at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino to the tune of $8.36 million. (He also gets some snazzy new bling: a famed WSOP gold bracelet….
All year round, Las Vegas is already a place where visitors are welcome to take on a different persona, lose their inhibitions and leave behind constrictions of their everyday life, and this is especially true with Halloween 2013. Trade the candy for some witches brew, as the Strip is the only place to be Oct…..
It’s been 10 years since Rio’s magic headliners Penn & Teller have graced the stage in Boston, Mass., but the unconventional twosome finally return Jan. 24-25 at Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. Next Friday, Oct. 4, tickets go on sale for all three shows—one on Friday, Jan. 24 and two on Saturday, Jan. 25…..
Today, Thursday, Sept. 19 is set to be a milestone day for online poker, when casino operator Caesars Interactive Entertainment launches World Series of Poker’s web platform, WSOP.com at 9:19 a.m. As only the second, fully-licensed entry in the state’s real money wagering for online poker, players located in Nevada can begin placing bets as soon as….
Ready for a new kind of wild? Premiering Thursday, August 29th, “X Rocks” at the Rio is about to turn the party up. To get you excited about next week’s debut, we wanted to give you a sneak peek about “X Rocks,” along with fun trivia about the dancers. For 11 years, husband and wife-team Angela and Matt Stabile produced the….
The 12th Annual Official Star Trek Convention is in full swing at Rio Las Vegas, with more than 1,000 Trekkies beaming down for the festivities. The convention is running through Sunday, August 11, so there’s still time to get a ticket at the door and board your favorite starship. Guest celebrities William Shatner, George Takei and other….
If you a) constantly fuss with your long hair; b) throw it in a ponytail every day; c) look at cute, short bobs more than usual; or d) all of the above, we think it’s time for a change. This summer, why not use this change for good and donate your locks? On Sunday, August 18from….
Opening Thursday, August 29th at the Rio, “X Rocks” is sure to rock your socks off. If you’re a fan of rock ‘n roll, beautiful women and are old enough to vote, then you’re in for a treat. From the producers of “X Burlesque,” Rio’s new Las Vegas adult show “X Rocks” combines a sexy….
Beefy celebrity cook Steve Martorano, whose famed meatballs have been winning over fans for years at Rio Las Vegas, will soon open a new restaurant at Paris Las Vegas. Martorano’s second Vegas restaurant is expected to open in early 2014. The restaurant will offer Italian-American fare, of course, will seat about 200 people, and will….
In the very first World Series of Poker (WSOP) Millionaire Maker Tournament at Rio Las Vegas, Benny Chen, a restaurant manager from Prince Edward Island, Canada won $1.2 million and a coveted WSOP gold bracelet. Just another typical day in Vegas! One of the perks of winning a WSOP event? Getting a photo op with….
Former “Beverly Hills, 90210″ star Ian Ziering has officially joined the cast of Chippendales at Rio Las Vegas as a celebrity guest host, and he’s definitely made a splash with his charisma and new physique. Said Ziering, “When Chippendales called, my first thought was of Chris Farley and Patrick Swayze on ‘Saturday Night Live.’ I….
The Rio Las Vegas and New Capital Ventures have announced a joint effort to bring a new zipline attraction, the VooDoo Skyline, to the hotel in late summer, 2013. The heart-stopping zipline will launch 400 feet in the air, from the popular night spot, VooDoo Lounge. Daredevils will ride at speeds up to 33 miles-per-hour….
CBS News caught up with former “Beverly Hills 90210″ star Ian Ziering to chat about his upcoming stint as host in Chippendales, the saucy male revue at Rio Las Vegas. Through the miracle of the Interwebs, you can view the aforementioned news segment via this handy link. More gratuitous photos of Ian Ziering may also….
After a stand-out season on NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” Rio Las Vegas headliner Penn Jillette has been named a finalist in what’s sure to be a clash of the Titans, all for the sake of charity. For the show’s final competition of the season, Penn and country singer Trace Adkins have been tasked with creating….
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has just unveiled 380 redesigned suites, called Samba Suites, in its Masquerade Tower. Teal and orange hues are used throughout these 600-square-foot suites, which also feature patterned carpets, dark wood furnishings, brushed chrome fixtures and a 32-inch flat screen TV. The rooms also have upgraded bathrooms. Click here to view….