RTC launches Ride The Strip site

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (aka RTC or the bus) has launched the Ride The Strip website which features a lot of information that will help visitors use the bus system. It features quick links to fares, Strip routes like The Deuce and SDX, the mobile RideTracker site and customer service. It also includes details about how to get to and from the airport via bus. You can download a pdf of their Getting Around Las Vegas guide, if that is more convenient.

myVEGAS adds Fandango Rewards

This isn’t entirely Las Vegas based, but I know a lot of you play myVEGAS and you could use this in Las Vegas if you wanted.  MyVEGAS is now offer Fandango movie e-gift cards in $15, $30 and $50 amounts. The Rewards cost 15,000LPs, 30,000LPs and 50,000LPs respectively.  You can use the gift cards to purchase tickets for many Las Vegas cinemas in addition to your local theaters through Fandango.  The Palms, Orleans, Green Valley Ranch, Sams Town and Showcase Mall movie theaters are just a few of Las Vegas theaters where you could use the gift cards. Continue reading myVEGAS adds Fandango Rewards

Discounted Mythbusters: Behind The Myths tickets

Goldstar, an online ticket discounter, is offering half price tickets for Mythbusters: Behind the Myths at the Orleans Arena on Saturday June 21st at 7pm. Regular tickets are $53.79-$80.55.  Through Goldstar they are $25-$40.
I saw the show at the Venetian a few years ago and highly recommend it for fans of the show. They do a few experiments, tell a few behind the scenes tales and have a lot of audience interaction. It is very family friendly.

You must create a free Goldstar account to get the discounted tickets. Click here for more info.

Golden Nugget launching new 24Karat Club

I don’t have a lot of information about this, but the Golden Nugget is launching a new 24Karat Club players club.  If you already have a card, you will need to get a new one beginning June 17th, 2014.

It looks like cashback is going away, and will be turned into free slot play as of June 17, 2014.  Every 100 points that you earn is worth $1.00 in free slot play. A minimum of 100 points is needed for redemption.

Additional details are scarce, but you can see the announcement here.

The Cosmopolitan’s New Identity Players Club

updated Sept. 2016
The Cosmopolitan has made a few changes to its Identity players club. They have added a new tier (Sterling) and enhanced the tier benefits. The Cosmopolitan is primarily focused on dining and nightlife. Identity reflects that focus and rewards lodging, dining and retail purchases more than other players clubs.

Earning Identity Points
$2.50 through a slot machine = 1 Identity Point
$6.00 through a video poker machine = 1 Identity Point
$20 table game bet = 1 Identity Point
$1 of lodging, dining or retail purchase = 5 Identity Points Continue reading The Cosmopolitan’s New Identity Players Club