The Latest from: Marc Meltzer

Marc Meltzer eats, drinks, breathes and sleeps (barely) Las Vegas. If there’s a hot new nightclub opening, he’s in the VIP getting bottle service. If you’re searching for the best spots to eat in town, Marc’s memorized the menu. And if you want to gamble - be it at the sportsbook, table games, video poker or even Sigma Derby – Marc knows all the tricks to stretch your dollar, from betting strategy, to finding the best odds, to how to score some juicy comps. “What happens in Vegas” is what Marc is all about.

A new wallet will help make you feel more organized - even if you're not

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:14 PM ET

Remember when Jerry told George that his good friend was morbidly obese? He was talking about George’s wallet. The wallet was so large that George hurt his back. No thank you. Marc Meltzer takes a look at some great options to help thin the pocket clutter and save your back from a disaster.

NBA Summer League in Las Vegas will be bigger and better than ever in 2018

Jun 4, 2018 - 10:42 AM ET

What a time to be alive to be alive for basketball fans. Shortly after the season ends, the NBA Draft will lead into one of the best basketball events of the year in Las Vegas. Marc Meltzer takes a look at the 14th annual NBA Summer League event that will have Sin City buzzing with basketball excitement.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: Sin City's summer starts to sizzle in June

May 29, 2018 - 11:10 AM ET

If you're planning a trip to Las Vegas this month, let Marc Meltzer and Patrick Everson tell you "What's Hot In Vegas" for June. The schedule is highlighted by the Golden Knights' run for the Stanley Cup, the World Series of Poker, and some massive concerts on the June calendar.

Time to drop the playoff beard? Try these top beard trimmers

May 26, 2018 - 11:12 AM ET

The playoffs are almost over in the NBA and NHL, which means it's time to shave off that nasty-ass "playoff beard". If you're in the market for a new beard trimmer, Marc Meltzer looks at three options and highlights what he's looking for when it comes to his "manscaping" tools.

Free things to do on your next visit to Las Vegas

May 23, 2018 - 12:46 PM ET

Long gone are the days of Las Vegas being a haven for free activities and amenities for tourists. However, the savvy visitor will know where to go to enjoy some time away from the cash-grabbing casino properties. Marc Meltzer outlines a few of his favorite free (for now) adventures in Sin City.

NERDS! Las Vegas has something for everyone, including those interested in "nerd culture"

May 13, 2018 - 8:58 PM ET

Our man of the streets of Las Vegas outlines some things to during your next visit to Sin City if your interested in things like super hero comics/movies, video games, medieval battles, zombies, puzzles, etc. Hey, you can't spend your entire vacation in the sportsbook.

B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O in Vegas is the Game-O

May 6, 2018 - 4:27 PM ET

Bingo is probably among the last thing that comes to mind when thinking about having fun in Las Vegas. However, it shouldn't be entirely disregarded. Many casinos in the city offer unique bingo experiences that are a great way to gamble with minimal investment - and drink for free.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: May in Sin City is for music lovers

May 1, 2018 - 2:51 PM ET

Las Vegas opens the summer with a huge list of musical options, from Cinco De Mayo to Memorial Day Weekend. Patrick Everson and Marc Meltzer are inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about "What's Hot in Las Vegas" for the month of May.

Shooting guns in Las Vegas is a unique experience with something for everyone

Apr 29, 2018 - 3:30 PM ET

From traditional indoor gun ranges on the Las Vegas Strip to shooting long-distance targets in the mountains to crushing a car with a tank, shooting guns in a controlled environment can be a thrilling experience for everyone - no matter your political affiliation.

Finding the right beer for your taste can be a fun, fascinating journey

Apr 29, 2018 - 2:56 PM ET

In beer, like most things in life, we each have certain flavors that we prefer. In Las Vegas there’s a beer for every food and every mood and our "man on the streets" Marc Meltzer has sampled a large percentage of the offerings in Sin City. The journey to find your favorites is a fun process that should never be taken lightly.

Travel tech gadgets that will make your next trip to Las Vegas more enjoyable

Apr 22, 2018 - 5:33 PM ET

You don’t have to be into tech in your everyday life to appreciate the convenience that it has to offer when you’re on vacation. The best travel tech gadgets can make travel easier, and help make the trip itself more fun. Here are some great tech ideas and gadgets to make your next trip to Las Vegas, or anywhere, better.

Driving in Las Vegas could be the most fun you'll have on your next visit

Apr 15, 2018 - 6:54 PM ET

One of the tricks of planning a guy’s trip or bachelor party in Las Vegas is to find an afternoon event that appeals to everyone. It's somewhat surprising, but not everyone enjoys 48-72 hours of only drinking and gambling. Sin City has, pretty much, everything - including some of the best driving experiences for any tastes.

A guide to drinking fancy cocktails in Las Vegas

Apr 8, 2018 - 8:36 PM ET

Man cannot live on beer alone. Thankfully, there are plenty of good options for someone who enjoys adult beverages. Marc Meltzer takes you on a tour of some of the best "cocktailing" spots in Las Vegas - both on The Strip and off.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: April showers Sin City visitors with shows, sumo, and eSports

Mar 31, 2018 - 12:33 PM ET

April is one of the best times to visit Las Vegas. And on top of the weather being amazing, there's a long list of shows, music, sports, and more for Sin City tourists. Patrick Everson and Marc Meltzer are inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about "What's Hot In Vegas" for the month of April.

Spring is the perfect season to get your Man Cave in order

Mar 25, 2018 - 4:34 PM ET

If casinos have renovations scheduled for their sportsbook they will always be done during the slower spring/summer season in order to have them fully completed in time for the busy football season. You should take the same approach to renovating or building your home's Man Cave.

Beer drinkers rejoice! Downtown Las Vegas is a quality destination

Mar 18, 2018 - 9:24 PM ET

Downtown Las Vegas is no longer a place where visitors will have to settle for "Dilly, Dilly!" or large hurricane cups fully of disgusting sugary mixed drinks. Marc Meltzer explores the finer side of a growing downtown craft beer roster, with a new addition that he considers a "must visit."

St. Patrick's Day and spring break just add to the madness in Las Vegas

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:11 PM ET

March is a great time to be in Las Vegas. Sure there's tons of hoops March Madness, but that's really just the beginning. This year the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament happens to coincide with St. Patrick's Day and all of the insanity that goes with spring break. Sound like fun?

Survival guide for enjoying the first weekend of March Madness in Las Vegas

Mar 5, 2018 - 10:32 AM ET

Being a neurotic planner has its benefits. In Marc Meltzer's case, doing a little work in advance usually leads to more time for fun when he's ready for it. Hopefully, his neuroses can help make your visit to Las Vegas for the first weekend of March Madness more fun too. This is one of the busiest weekends of the year and planning goes a long way to a great time.

What's Hot In Las Vegas: March Madness is so much more in Sin City

Mar 2, 2018 - 11:00 PM ET

March is one of the best months to be in Las Vegas, especially if you're a sports fan. College basketball, NASCAR, baseball, and curling (yep, that's right) take over the town throughout the month. Patrick Everson and Marc Meltzer are inside Sake Rok at The Park talking about "What's Hot In Las Vegas" for the month of March.

Last minute accommodation alternatives for March Madness in Las Vegas

Feb 25, 2018 - 10:25 AM ET

The first weekend of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is one of the busiest times in Las Vegas for sports fans. If you are interested in joining in on the chaos but have yet to inquire about accommodations, Marc Meltzer has you covered with some alternative ideas for places to stay that'll keep you close to the action.

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