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How Elvis Duran Show Does Vegas - Tips For Surviving Sin City

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We're back from an epic weekend at our iHeartRadio Music Festival! Here are our best tips for surviving a weekend in Las Vegas!

Elvis Duran and the Morning Show in Vegas

1. What’s your favorite thing to do in Vegas?

ELVIS: Slot machines and people watching! 

FROGGY: Blackjack and sportsbooks!!

GANDHI: Gamble, of course

SKEERY: Play blackjack and hit up the daytime pool parties

DANIELLE: SHOP and see the shows! 

The stage right before Justin Timberlake kicked off night #2!

2. What's your best tip for someone going to Vegas for the first time?

ELVIS: Take time to walk the Strip and visit all the hotels/casinos. They're all unique and deserve exploration.

DANIELLE: Don't just gamble! There are sooo many other things to do in Vegas. See the shows!!! See the cool sights.

SKEERY: Two nights is too little. Four nights is too much. Don't walk from hotel to hotel. Don't rent a car- taxi and Uber door to door everywhere. You'll sleep about 3 hours a night. Prepare to dedicate an entire day to rest when you get back. 

Danielle poses with one of her top celeb crushes, Brendon Urie! 

3. What are your favorite places to eat in Vegas?

ELVIS: Too many fantastic chefs to choose from.

DANIELLE: There is an amazing Mexican restaurant on the main strip called Diablo's Cantina!

SKEERY: Breakfast - Egg Slut. Lunch- In & Out Burger. Dinner- Cut.

FROGGY: Diablo’s Catina

GANDHI: I love Beauty & Essex, STK, Scarpetta and of course In-N-Out Burger 

The whole crew on-stage at our iHeartRadio Day Time Stage! 

4. What is your go-to drink when you're in Las Vegas?

DANIELLE: Strawberry Daquiri

SKEERY: Vodka Soda! Always! 

ELVIS: Vodka and Tequila, poured all over my body.

GANDHI: Jameson and Ginger Ale

FROGGY: Vodka/Red Bull…staying up all night!!

Danielle and Gandhi looking extra beautiful before our night #1 broadcast!

5. Pool life or casino life?

ELVIS: Both!!

DANIELLE: Neither!!! Show life. so many cool shows to see and shopping!!!!

SKEERY: Pool life all day every day. Casinos at night. 

FROGGY: Pool, of course! 

GANDHI: Combo! 

Thursday night drinks before the chaos began!

NBD... Elvis and Z100 New York's Maxwell having drinks with THE ONE AND ONLY Mariah Carey!

6. Do you have any gambling tips? Did you ever have a big win?

ELVIS: Yes. Blackjack (as long as friends are at the table). Also, Roulette!

DANIELLE: Nope. If I put some change in the slots that's a lot for me. I would rather save my money for a cool new pair of shoes there.

SKEERY: Yes. Black Jack is my game. When you play by the book, the casino only has a 51% to 49% advantage (around 1%) over the player. Stay away from the slots. They are the WORST ODDS in the casino. That's why there's so many of them. 

FROGGY:  If you are dealt (2) 8’s or Aces, split them. (2) 8s totals 16 and that’s the worst blackjack hand! And a pair of 10-value cards totals 20…it’s a good hand to risk it because you have a good chance of getting two good hands!! Never won big…BUT I WILL THIS YEAR!!!

GANDHI: Quit while you’re ahead… the house always wins.

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7. A night in the club or a night at the theater?

ELVIS: Both! The club one night and theater the next. Gotta mixed it up! 

DANIELLE: I'm always down for a good show! 

SKEERY: A night in the club is the quintessential Vegas experience. It's a must!

FROGGY: Theater! I'm the opposite of Skeery. Ha! 

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