Excalibur Las Vegas Room Review

Excalibur Las Vegas Room Review Excalibur is now the lowest tier property in the Las Vegas portfolio of MGM.  When Excalibur opened in 1990, it was the largest hotel in the world (around 4,000 rooms).  Rooms can often be found under $100. As a disclaimer to this review, I didn’t actually stay at the Excalibur.  … Read more

Las Vegas Reopened Too Soon

Las Vegas Reopened Too Soon This weekend I visited Las Vegas.  The state of Nevada allowed casinos to reopen on June 4th and many did.  The decision was likely made based on economics and not health considerations. I don’t know the figures regarding visitors to the Strip.  I would guess Vegas is around 25% of … Read more

Top 7 Things I Do Each Trip to Las Vegas

Top 7 Things I Do Each Trip to Las Vegas Tomorrow Las Vegas will re-open after two months of closure due to COVID-19.  The last time I was in Vegas was in early March before the coronavirus started shutting things down in the United States.  Vegas is going to look different for some time, but … Read more

Changes to Caesars Rewards due to Corona Virus

Changes to Caesars Rewards due to Corona Virus Today (5/5/20) Caesars Rewards released information (and confirmed earlier rumors) that changes are being made to the casino loyalty program due to COVID19.   Tier Status Earning Requirements Earning Tier Status for 2021 is easier.  Below are the modifications to each status: Platinum: Now 4,000 Tier Credits (was … Read more

Changes to M life due to Corona Virus

Changes to M life due to Corona Virus Las Vegas is currently shut down.  Even once the pandemic starts to get under control, people are going to be reluctant to travel and spend money.  The casinos will reopen (maybe slowly) but it will be a long time before things get back to normal on the … Read more