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.


New Las Vegas Restaurants and Bars opening in 2023

Las Vegas will see a wave of new restaurants and bars opening in 2023, so be prepared to find a new favourite place to go when you’re next on the Strip.

Las Vegas Rio gets $850million makeover and moves away from Caesars

Caesars Entertainment will no longer own the Rio Hotel & Casino by the end of 2023 as it hands ownership of the Las Vegas property to Dreamscape for renovation.

Man accidently shoots himself at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

A convicted felon accidentally shot himself on the casino floor of the Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip - then tried to hide evidence under a slot machine.

The Strat Las Vegas scaled in record-equalling time

Fancy running up all the stairs at The Strat at record speed? No we don’t either, but many people do and it's a real Las Vegas thing.

Madonna adds second greatest hits show in Las Vegas

Madonna has announced a second October date in Las Vegas on her historic - and probably once in a lifetime - 2023 Celebration Tour.

Miracle Mile to bring more Mexicana flavour to Las Vegas

Rosa Mexicano have announced they will be opening their first Las Vegas restaurant in the heart of the Vegas Strip at Miracle Mile Shops.

Ringo Starr to return to Las Vegas for special shows

Beatles legend Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band are returning to the Las Vegas Strip to play three special shows at the Venetian.

BIG 8: Las Vegas Vloggers Hangovers & Handpays

Each week we ask a fellow Las Vegas lover to answer eight questions about what they love about Las Vegas. This week it’s the turn of Las Vegas vloggers Hangovers & Handpays.  Hangovers & Handpays are...

Best Las Vegas Steakhouses: 8 must-try steak restaurants

There are so many varied food and drink choices in Las Vegas, catering to all tastes and budgets. One of the most popular dining choices is steak though. And I get asked which steakhouse is...


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.