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Nicknames for Casino Properties

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Ten_On_The_End, Jul 8, 2020.

  1. Ten_On_The_End

    Ten_On_The_End High-Roller

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    Lately on VMB I've seen some nicknames for current and former properties. For example, "Slots of Scum" and "The Dirty Bird" which I assume is the Flamingo. I'd like to add a couple of my own:

    "Dumperial Palace"
    "Inferior Palace" (both Imperial Palace)
    "San Ream-You" (The old San Remo)

    Anybody care to add to the list ?
     
  2. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G.

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    Well, for me, MGM has always been "Money Grabbing Motherf***ers"
     
    Well, Canada and Massachusetts are closed, back to Lake Tahoe
    Oh what the heck, I've got vacation and myVegas points to burn. . . .
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    Bellagio is the "B"
     
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    VegasBJ VIP Whale

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    Wynncore for the combined Wynn/Encore
     
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    VegasBJ VIP Whale

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    VP for Venetian/ Palazzo
     
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    steveks225 Low-Roller

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    The “Ho” for Westward Ho!
     
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    rooster42000 Brady # 1

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    TI is for Treasure Island
     
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    rhinoman7 Whale-wannabe

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    One of my wife's friends hates the Luxor, and calls it the "Suxor".

    Flaming-o

    A bit of a tangent, but I call the buffet at the Flamingo the Parasite Garden Buffet. At dinner there once a long time ago and got real sick afterwards. Another time as my wife and I were approaching the Spice Market Buffet in PH, I called it a "Barfay" by mistake, and it has kind of stuck ever since. I now call the Flamingo buffet the "Parasite Garden Barfay".
     
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    Not one I use, but some folks on VMB call Stardust the Dust.
     
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    mescalita old and in the way...

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    I have heard blackjack players refer to El Cortez as the Sweaty Spaniard.
     
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    Excalibur Trashy Castle
     
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    waltomeal Oozy rat in a sanitary zoO

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    The Stabosphere
     
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    Mingo - Flamingo
    Squeezers - Caesar’s Palace
    Papa G - Mirage
    P-HO for Planet Hollywood
    The V - Venetian
    Egypt - Luxor
     
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    Egg Salad Bar
    Westward Hole
    Bob Stupid's Vagrant World
    Pile Of Debris (not LV)
    Red Rock Don't Call It Station

    I'll remember more right after I post this I'm sure.
     
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    Casino nicknames/abbreviated names that I have used over the years (and still do, with some of them):
    Some are obvious... I'll make a note for the others.
    Ho
    Riv
    Dust
    Coast (as in Barbary)
    Mah-Rah-Gee (Bugs Bunny reference)
    Honk-Honk (referring to a large, red clown's nose)
    Slipper
    Stupe's
    Trop
    Lux
    Picket Line (one casino south of the Dust)

    ...and, many of the downtown properties have short-hand abbreviations:
    Nugget-Gate-ElCo-Cal-MSS-DTG
    ...and, in the past: LVC & the Shoe...oh, and we always called Glitter Gulch: "ZOUNDS!" :(marquee reference). re: this old photo:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Even though over the years i have had some success there, we still refer to it as "Bad luck Ballys", from our first visit where it was brutal.
     
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    Not at the table Carlos Cheapskate

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    I had really hoped Derek Stevens would have gone a different direction naming Circa. He already had The D......why not The V?
     
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    surely this won't go kaput
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    Locally, the casino employees (of all properties) regularly refer to the local Horseshoe as "The Shoe", but it's never caught on with the general public.
     
  20. Ten_On_The_End

    Ten_On_The_End High-Roller

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    Is that the casino or the Mickey Dees's right out of the side door by Casino Royale? 3 sausage Mcmuffins no egg and a (free) endlessly fillable water cup. Cheapest gut filling breakfast on the strip. Can I get 6 packs of hot sauce with that, please. Pretty good for hangover, too.