Voice of Vegas—Gaming The System
Plug & Play at The Venetian and The Palazzo Allows Slot Players to Charge their Phones
No need to miss out on anything when your cell phone needs a charge while you are playing the slots at The Venetian and The Palazzo. A new device, Plug & Play, is available now at both properties allowing you to go for that jackpot while cell is being filled with juice. Every slot machine in the high-limit salons at both resorts have chargers, buy you might have to search a bit for one on the regular casino floor. No doubt that Plug & Play wil be filling casino floors throughout town soon!
First Vegas Bitcoin ATM now on the Strip
Coin Cloud has opened the first ATM “Bitcoin Bodega” on the Las Vegas Strip. Operating hours are daily, 8 a.m.-midnight, and it is located inside the Viva Las Vegas souvenir shop at 3735 Las Vegas Blvd. S. The Strip’s first Bitcoin ATM provides on-site security and easy drive-up parking.
El Cortez is First Downtown Casino to Offer Online Poker
Although El Cortez closed its poker room earlier this year, Ultimate Poker has become their official online poker room, making it the first downtown property to offer the gaming option. Poker players can deposit and withdraw Ultimate Poker funds into their accounts. The only hitch is that you can play only when you are in Nevada—when you leave the state, the money stays in your account until you return.
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