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    Book your Seven Stars Annual Retreat* no later than Dec. 31 (and complete retreat by Jan. 31)NOTE: If you're using Caesars travel agency, Passport already is in its busiest season, so book as early as possible to avoid delays in ticketing and get the best fare.
  • Book your NCL Annual Voyage* no later than Dec. 31 (and complete cruise by Jan. 31).
  • December is the last month to earn tier credits and qualify for 2020 tier status, e.g., Seven Stars, Diamond or Platinum. Tier score will reset to zero on Jan. 1.
  • December also is the last month to earn a tier credit bonus for 2020. For every 500 tier credits you earn between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, 2019, Caesars Rewards will give you a 100 tier credit bonus toward your tier score for 2021, but first you have to opt in. Click here.
  • Book your Signature Experience(s) no later than Jan. 31 (and complete Experiences no later than June 30).
  • Use any remaining $100 dining certificates* no later than Jan. 31.

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Reminds me of the song "Let's Do The Time Warp Again"
from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."

Caesars completes Rio sale, leaseback
According to developer Eric Birnbaum, the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will not be demolished and replaced by a stadium for a Major League Baseball team. Birnbaum’s Dreamscape Companies closed the $516.3 million sale and leaseback from Caesars Entertainment Corp. Thursday, Dec. 5. Dreamscape now has a minimum of two years to consider its plans for the Rio. Caesars will continue to operate the Rio under a two-year lease agreement, paying Dreamscape $45 million in annual rent. Dreamscape has the option to pay Caesars $7 million to extend the lease under similar terms for a third year. Rio will continue to be part of the Caesars Rewards network during the lease and the World Series of Poker will be hosted at the Rio next year. Caesars said the “transaction is not expected to result in any changes to the guest experience.” (12/6)

Harrah's Gulf Coast chef named 'Veteran of the Quarter'
Harrah’s Gulf Coast’s
Executive Chef Jeffery Jenkins has been named Caesars Entertainment’s “Veteran of the Quarter.” Jenkins, who served honorably as a Marine, was selected from hundreds of veterans nominated by their peers. Part of Harrah’s Gulf Coast’s “family” for 26 years, Jenkins was chosen because of his charitable spirit and the personal testimonials from his coworkers. “Jeff does not wait for an opportunity to give back,” said Jonathan Jones, Harrah’s general manager. “Where he sees a need, he takes action. . . .[W]e are proud that he received this well-deserved recognition.” (12/5)


Hey, Bally’s and Caesars Atlantic City, remember:
It’s “’i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’.”

Missouri becomes first state to approve merger
Missouri became the first state to sign off on the $17.3 billion merger between Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment when its Gaming Commission Dec. 4 also agreed to the sale of two casinos that alleviate any antitrust issues in the state. Nearly 20 more states and the Federal Trade Commission still need to take action. The casinos sold were Eldorado’s Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and Lady Luck Caruthersville. The buyer was Century Casinos Inc. Century said it expects the transaction to close at the end of this month. Eldorado also is in the process selling Isle of Capri Casino Kansas City in Kansas City, Mo., and Lady Luck Casino Vicksburg in Vicksburg, Miss., for $230 million to Twin River Worldwide Holdings. When the merger with Caesars is complete, the company will still operate three casinos in Missouri – Lumiere Place in St. Louis, Isle of Capri in Boonville and Harrah’s North Kansas City. (12/4)

ICEBAR opens at LINQ Promenade

Check out this video by a local television station. Click here.
has opened at The LINQ Promenade. The attraction features specialty cocktails, interactive ice experiences and 100 tons of ice carved by seven world-renowned ice carvers. It’s also not cheap:
  • The “Cool Experience” includes admission, as well as use of a parka and gloves. [$17]
  • The “Coolest Experience” substitutes the parka with a faux fur coat and includes an ice cocktail. [$45]
  • The “V-ICE-P Experience" substitutes the parka with a premium fur coat, and adds an extra ice cocktail, as well as a souvenir hat and a digital photo. [$75]
  • The “Kids Cool Experience” (ages 7 to 15) includes admission and use of gloves and a parka. [$13]
  • The “Kids V-ICE-P Experience” (ages 7 to 15) adds a souvenir hat and one non-alcoholic beverage. [$29]
The Caesars Rewards website details the history of the attraction:


I've always wanted to try a Mojave dessert. (12/3)


Close, but no ciger, uh, cigar, Harrah's Philadelphia.


The new menu at The Reserve in Harrah’s Joliet looks interesting, particularly that Carlic Broccolini. [And, when you correct that, you also should note that it's "Mashed" not "'Mash' Potatoes"
and "Brussels" (like the city) not "'Brussel' Sprouts."]

Harrah's Philadelphia, Eagles sign marketing agreement
Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack
has signed a marketing agreement with the Philadelphia Eagles. The deal includes in-stadium signage and branding, Eagles Legends appearances, and email and direct mail marketing. “Harrah’s Philadelphia prides itself on partnering with organizations that share our same core values and the Philadelphia Eagles are the gold standard in terms of customer service, community engagement, and on-the-field product,” said Harrah’s Senior Vice President and General Manager Chris Albrecht. Harrah’s Philadelphia will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Eagles “Drive Summary” videoboard feature, as well as the team’s “Scratch and Win” game in its mobile application. The casino also will have a branding presence in select email campaigns to the Eagles fan base, as well as in the Eagles Pro Shop located at Lincoln Financial Field. In addition to branding opportunities, Harrah’s will host Eagles Legends at its entertainment complex. Casino guests also will enjoy commemorative Eagles Caesars Rewards cards, co-branded apparel and gifts, and Philadelphia Eagles-branded table games. Earlier this year Caesars Entertainment Corp., Harrah’s parent company, signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the National Football League that allows Caesars to provide unique experiences for fans by using its casino properties, celebrity chefs, music artists and a wide range of entertainment options. In addition, Caesars and its casinos have the exclusive right to use NFL trademarks in the United States and the United Kingdom to promote Caesars casino properties. Look for Caesars to be prominently featured at key NFL events such as the Super Bowl and NFL Draft. (12/2)

Cheaperdales: Rio reduces price to see Chippendales
Ticket prices for the Chippendales show at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino have been reduced from $73.15-$185.61 to $66.70-$185.61. (12/11)

Some upcoming shows, events and deadlines

Illinois, Joliet

Mondays and Thursdays (holidays excluded): 2-for-1 lunch ($20), from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and dinner ($25), from 4 to 8 p.m., cash or credit card only, Flavors The Buffet, Harrah's Joliet

Saturdays: Dinner for two with a bottle of wine, $60, Flavors The Buffet, Harrah's Joliet

Dec. 24: The Reserve is closed, Harrah's Joliet

Indiana, Elizabeth

Wednesdays: Guests 55 and older can celebrate Super Senior Wednesdays with a 3X multiplier and receive 20 percent off any regularly-priced item at Accents. In addition, guests who earn 70 tier credits between 6 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. receive a $15 food credit.

Dec. 12: Horseshoe Southern Indiana reopens on land as Caesars Southern Indiana

Indiana, Hammond

Wednesdays: Those 50 and older (with valid ID and Caesars Rewards card) get 50 percent off at the Village Square Buffet, Horseshoe Hammond

Iowa, Council Bluffs

Tuesdays: Guests 55 and older qualify for a buy one, get one free buffet (with photo ID and Caesars Rewards card), Harrah’s Council Bluffs

Thursdays: During college football season 1620AM The Zone’s Josh Peterson and John Bishop from “Unsportsmanlike Conduct” will broadcast 2 to 6 p.m. from The Book, Horseshoe Council Bluffs.

Louisiana, Bossier City

Jan. 4 to March 18: Quarter Horse racing season, post time 1 p.m. (Central), Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, Harrah’s Louisiana Downs

Maryland, Baltimore

Monday to Friday: Horseshoe Happy Hour, 4 to 7 p.m., Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Tuesdays: Military & First Responders Appreciation Day, 10 a.m. to midnight, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Tuesdays: Guy Fieri’s Trivia Night, 7 to 9 p.m., Guy Fieri’s, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Wednesdays: Horseshoe Game Show, 1 p.m. (registration 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), Poe's Nest, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Fridays: 98 Rock’s Justin Schlegel broadcasts live, 8 p.m. to midnight, Guy Fieri’s Baltimore Kitchen + Bar, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Dec. 8, 12, 22 and 29: Swipe after 10 a.m. for Ravens gameday multiplier, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Mississippi, Biloxi

Tuesdays: DJ Karaoke, 7 to 11 p.m., 406 Club, Harrah's Gulf Coast

Fridays: Live musical performances, 8 p.m. to midnight, Harrah's Gulf Coast

Nevada, Las Vegas


Daily: Diamond and Seven Stars Happy Hour, 4 to 6 p.m., Patio Bar, Flamingo


Through Dec. 8: Great Gift Wrap Up, Bally's

Through Dec. 8: M life Holiday Gift Shoppe, Bellagio

Through Dec. 14: Wrangler National Rodeo Finals, Thomas & Mack Center

April 23 to 25: NFL Draft

Nevada, Reno


Tuesdays: Silver Circle 55+, Harrah's Reno

New Jersey, Atlantic City


Dec. 14: Third Annual Atlantic City Christmas Parade, 2 to 4:30 p.m., Boardwalk

March 8 to 13: Restaurant Week

North Carolina, Cherokee

Through Dec. 9: Fall World Series of Poker Circuit Event, Harrah's Cherokee

Pennsylvania, Chester

Saturdays: Seven Stars Mixer, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Cove Steakhouse & Raw Bar, Harrah's Philadelphia

Sundays: Brunch Buffet (open to the public), 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Laurel Lounge, Harrah's Philadelphia

Dec. 9, 15, 22, 29: Receive $7 in free slot play when the Philadelphia Eagles score a touchdown, opt-in up to two hours before kick-off, Harrah’s Philadelphia

Dec. 9 to 13: Laurel Lounge closed, Harrah's Philadelphia

Dec. 16 to 20: Laurel Lounge closed, Harrah's Philadelphia

Dec. 23 and 24: Laurel Lounge closed, Harrah's Philadelphia