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The Most Decadent Bloody Mary in Vegas

Plus a Haunted Museum, a Taco Festival and Betting on eSports

By Ginger Harris

You Can Bet Money on Video Game Tournaments at Downtown Grand Now
E-ASY DOES IT

You Can Bet Money on Video Game Tournaments at Downtown Grand Now

Downtown Grand Hotel and Casino is the first and only place where you can place bets on esports, aka video games. And it just happens to be the League of Legends World Championship this weekend. So hit the viewing party, wager a bit over a beer and a burger, and hope one of these nerds pays off.

The Project Taco Festival Is Here. With Tacos.
MASA OF NONE

The Project Taco Festival Is Here. With Tacos.

Here's what happens when 20 taco makers, margarita-and-michelada bars, exotic cars, mariachis, live music and traditional Mexican dancers wind up in the same place. It's called the Project Taco Festival. And it only requires you to complete this whole beautiful picture. 

Two Instances Where Bigger Is Definitely Better
BIG TIME

Two Instances Where Bigger Is Definitely Better

At Lavo: Inside this Bloody Mary, which comes served in an ice sculpture, find an entire lobster, shrimp skewers, crab legs, bacon and celery sticks inside. It also comes with a full bottle of vodka.
At Zuma: Or live out your champagne wishes and caviar dreams with a bottle of bubbly and five grams of caviar topped with scallions and crème fraîche, proving more is... more.

Chicago's Bavette's Opens at Monte Carlo
RAISING THE STEAKS

Chicago's Bavette's Opens at Monte Carlo

You crave a good, old-fashioned, delicious steak. Maybe even a seafood tower. And lots and lots of wine. Now that Bavette's is open at the Monte Carlo, your urges will be satisfied. It's all there, along with jazz, glowing chandeliers and red leather banquettes. You really crave banquettes.

A TV Ghost Hunter Opens a Haunted Museum. Typical.
BOO STORY

A TV Ghost Hunter Opens a Haunted Museum. Typical.

Halloween may be over. But there's still plenty of spooky stuff lurking about—beyond adults dressing like superheroes on the Strip. We mean cable TV ghost-hunter Zak Bagans' Haunted Museum, where you'll gawk at cursed artifacts and consider objects owned by notorious serial killers. You know, standard haunted museum fare.

On a typical Wednesday, Ginger Harris is likely seeking reposado tequila, squeezing her way to the front of a concert or jumping on the back of an Indian motorcycle. That’s just Wednesdays, though.

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