Lynsey Thompson

Lynsey Thompson is a UK journalist with a passion for all things Las Vegas and one half of the popular Las Vegas YouTube channel and Podcast Begas Vaby. A regular visitor to Las Vegas for the past decade, Lynsey has written gambling and iGaming content professionally for a number of years, as well as gambling news content.


Las Vegas Tropicana closure confirmed

The rumours have finally been confirmed. A piece of Las Vegas history will be lost this April with the closure of Tropicana. The decision has been taken to cease operations and eventually demolish this little corner...

Begas Vaby Las Vegas Podcast – Episode 9: “IT’S NOT A POT GAME!!”

The Begas Vaby Las Vegas podcast is back by popular demand. And believe it or not, that’s actually the truth! Thank you to everyone for all the love and support they have shown for the podcast...

The Killers reveal Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace

The Killers are the next big name to take up a Caesars Palace residency in Las Vegas. The 'Mr Brightside' creators will perform eight dates across August and September 2024. Hosting some of the biggest artists in...

Review: Mayfair Supper Club offers special Las Vegas dining experience

If you’re looking for a dining experience with a difference and something truly unique in Las Vegas, then you will not be disappointed at Mayfair Supper Club. Located in the Bellagio resort, Mayfair Supper Club oozes...

Formula 1 confirms Las Vegas 2024 Grand Prix start times

Has there been a more contentious issue in Las Vegas over the last three months than F1? If there has, I can’t think of it. The 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix took place 16 – 18...

Ole Red hits the Las Vegas Strip

This week saw the opening of a new country-music themed dining and entertainment complex on the Las Vegas Strip, Ole Red. Country music star Blake Shelton opened the newest of his restaurants right in the centre...

Bridge selfies now a crime in Las Vegas?

Stop to take a photograph on a bridge in Las Vegas and it could lead to six months in jail or $1000 fine is what we’re being told, but surely it’s not that simple? As of...

Hike in Las Vegas resort fees hitting the pockets of travellers

Resort fees huh? If you’re new to Las Vegas this is an area that can baffle the best of us. I remember our first trip there. We walked into a travel agent (yes we were young...

Hotel price-fixing scandal hits Las Vegas

Four of the biggest casino and hospitality companies in Las Vegas have become embroiled in a price-fixing scandal for hotel-goers on the Strip.


Las Vegas News: Raiders need to decide their starting QB for 2024

The Las Vegas Raiders' biggest priority is settling on a quarterback during the offseason according to

Las Vegas Aces roster to receive $1.2million sponsorship boost ahead of threepeat charge

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LCVA) has announced a $100,000 sponsorship deal for each of the 12 players on the current Aces roster. 

Las Vegas resident Xander Schauffele ‘tired and satisfied’ after US PGA win

Las Vegas resident Xander Schauffele held his nerve to secure a nail-biting victory at the US PGA Championship on Sunday.

The final throw of the Premier League dice: A look at the title race and European chase

The curtain is ready to fall on the 2023/24 Premier League season - and there is plenty to be decided on the final matchday.

Las Vegas Raiders to open 2024 regular season at Los Angeles Chargers

The Las Vegas Raiders have revealed their preseason and regular season schedule, with their bid for Super Bowl glory starting at the Los Angeles Chargers on September 8, 2024.