Benny Binion Statue

Free: Benny Binion Statue

Benny Binion is famous in the history of Downtown Las Vegas after he opened the Horseshoe casino in 1951 a mainstay of Downtown which in more recent times was renamed Binion’s Horseshoe and is now just called Binion’s. The Horseshoe was famous for excepting any size bet in the casino and, Benny Binion was a key figure in the development of the World Series of Poker tournament; If that wasn’t enough Benny Binion also helped the popular National Finals Rodeo secure its home in Las Vegas. In 1984 a 15-foot-tall, 2,800-pound bronze statue of Benny Binion on horseback was placed …

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Free: One Million Dollars Photo

The number of free attractions Las Vegas have been less over the last few years with things such as the ‘Sirens’ show at TI gone as well as the ‘Carnival in the Sky’ at the Rio. One free attraction that has been around for many years is the free display of ‘One Million Dollars’ at Binion’s in Downtown Las Vegas which is a display made of old bills from one to one hundred dollars under a clear pyramid design. You can also pose next to the money and receive a free 6×8 glossy photo inside a souvenir frame even though …

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Quick Option Downtown To Strip

If you want to get from Downtown on Fremont Street to the Strip or vice versa, you could take a cab which is quick but a little expensive; Another option would be the Deuce the double decker that stops frequently as it travels the Strip another option would Strip and Downtown Express the tram like bus which has fewer stops but still travels the busy Strip. The option I use if I want to get quickly from the MGM Grand area of the Strip to Downtown and Fremont Street quickly is the Westcliff Airport Express; The Westcliff Airport Express is …

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One Way To Start The Day In Las Vegas

So what do you when you wake up at 4am in your hotel bed in Downtown Las Vegas and are hungry there are a few good options to eat pancakes at Du Pars at the Golden Gate, specials at Magnolia Cafe at Four Queens or even breakfast at Benny’s Bullpen at Binions. The solution as i am staying in the Fremont is an elevator ride to the casino for a steak and egg bagel sandwich with a large coffee at Dunkin Donuts which filled the need. The Dunkin Donut location at the Fremont is open twenty four hours a day …

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Binion’s Cafe Returns

A longtime Downtown favorite for inexpensive food and good specials, Binion’s Café has reopened after an extensive remodel. We were a big fan of the former café but one drawback was often we had to wait for a seat to become available but the remodel does include more seating which is a big plus. The café is open twenty four hours a day just off the casino and has brought back Binion’s Famous Burger as well as adding new items such as pizza and prime rib. The new Binion’s Café should be as busy as before and if you need …

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Binion’s Adding Another Fremont Street Bar

The folk at Binion’s who also own the Four Queens have been on somewhat of a building spree of late including the recent open of the remodeled Binion’s Café. Construction has now begun on another bar with seating outside under the Fremont Street Experience canopy just like the Whiskey Licker in the picture above. The new bar is to be called Cowgirl Up Cantina and is being built near the other corner on Fremont Street where sexy blackjack was being dealt (hopefully they keep those tables somewhere because nothing better than getting dealt blackjack by a girl in a Stetson}. …

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