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The Unofficial Vegas Podcast

The Unofficial Vegas Podcast

By Fred Hazelton and Seb Gagnon
From the team that writes the Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas comes the Unofficial Vegas Podcast. All the tips and tricks to make you a savvy Vegas traveler. We cover hotels, shows, dining, entertainment and everything else Vegas has to offer.

It's a Podcast. It's about Vegas. It's Unofficial.

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Listener Questions
Seb and Fred take some listener questions and discuss several great Vegas topics!
July 22, 2021
Touring Plans' Len Testa
Touring Plans founder Len Testa joins us to recap his latest trip to Vegas!  He has some awesome stories and some great insight to share!  A MUST listen!
June 30, 2021
With Seth Kubersky - Vegas During COVID - 1+ Year Later
Our 2nd episode in Season 1 featured author Seth Kubersky.  We discussed COVID and the impact on Las Vegas.  1+ year later, where are we now?  Where are we going?  What is Vegas like now?  Fred and Seb welcome Seth back to get his insight. Seth Kubersky is a co-author of The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas.  He is also the author of The Unofficial Guide to Universal Studios Orlando, The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland.
May 10, 2021
Beginner Gamblers
Seb and Fred recap The Masters and also discuss beginner gambling in Vegas.  What games should you look into playing if it's your first time gambling, or first time in Vegas.
April 20, 2021
The Masters
With COVID still limiting travel, Fred and Seb take a different direction with this episode and discuss a topic they both absolutely love, the upcoming golf major championship, The Masters!  Enjoy!!
March 31, 2021
Marvel S.T.A.T.I.O.N
Here is a different episode, we welcome Bram, Fred's son to the podcast.  We discuss the Marvel attraction located at T.I.  This is an awesome attraction for all Marvel fans out there as well as for anyone who just wants something to do in Vegas!
March 11, 2021
Vegas in 2021 - What to Expect
Seb and Fred discuss new happenings in Las Vegas, new hotels, how COVID is affecting tourism and business in the City.
January 26, 2021
CIrque du Soleil in Las Vegas
Want to see a show in Vegas?  Look no more!  Pick any of these 5 Cirque du Soleil shows and you will be blown away.  We explain why.
December 4, 2020
Couples Trip with Friends
In this episode, we chat about booking a trip with another couple.  Our recommendations on types of things to do, how to go about booking and making decisions to get the best out of your trip!
November 28, 2020
The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino
Want a good, cheap place to stay at during your Vegas trip?  Check out our episode and review of the Rio!  A great gem, just off the strip.  Enjoy!
November 25, 2020
Vintage Vegas
This episode, we look at the history of hotels and casinos from Downtown to the Strip.  If you are curious about how some of it all started, have a listen!
November 3, 2020
How Long Do You Go For?
Ever wonder how long is the perfect Vegas trip?  We give you a few options and what we feel is the perfect amount of time to do everything you want and experience Vegas the right way!
October 14, 2020
Vegas Golden Knights
An NHL team in Vegas?  Why not?!  After 3 years in the League as an expansion team, they have created quite the buzz in Vegas as well as in the hockey world.  They are the Las Vegas Golden Knights.  Making it all the way to the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season, and creating a brand that was instantly magnetic to hockey fans around the World.   Our good friend Jeff Walker from the Jeff Does Vegas podcast joins us for this episode as we talk about VGK, From the fan base, to the arena, experience, team performance, team following, merchandise to anything and everything relating to this great success story, 3 years into their existence. A 'not-to-miss' episode!
October 5, 2020
Vegas Versus X
Why Vegas?  Why not take a cruise, or go to Disney or another big city in the States?  We compare other popular destinations in America to the great and fabulous Las Vegas!
September 18, 2020
Vegas Pet Peeves
You've heard us talk about what we love about Vegas.  Now, listen in on what we wish we could change or what annoys us about Sin City! Parking fees, resort fees, navigating in the city, table games, etc... We cover a good range of issues.
August 27, 2020
Getting Your Vegas Fix
Can't go to Vegas right now?  What to do?  No problem.  Fred and Seb explain how they get through not being able to go to fabulous Las Vegas!  From their favorite Vegas movies, to discussing gaming strategies.  Don't miss this one!
August 18, 2020
Transportation in Vegas
Are you going to rent a car when you get there?  Will you Uber it?  We clear up this debate in our latest episode!
August 6, 2020
Jeff Does Vegas - Crosscast
Jeff Walker from the Jeff Does Vegas Podcast reached out to us to do this crosscast episode.  We interviewed Jeff and he interviewed us to appear on his podcast.  We welcomed the idea given the fact that we are newbies at this podcast thing while Jeff now has 70+ episodes under his belt and is basically a Las Vegas encyclopedia! Please listen to our conversation with Jeff.  A must-listen! Apple Podcasts - Twitter - Instagram
July 28, 2020
Top Golf
Our review of Vegas' Top Golf experience!
July 11, 2020
Gordon Ramsay Trifecta
Seb and Fred discuss their visit to Gordon Ramsay Burger, Gordon Ramsay Fish and Chips, and Hell's Kitchen.  It will leave you reaching for the fridge and pantry!
June 30, 2020
Seb and Fred - Bio
Listen to the guys as they talk about who they are and why they love Vegas as well as why they are doing a Vegas podcast!
June 20, 2020
How to choose the perfect hotel for your Las Vegas Vacation
Not sure where to stay on your trip to Vegas?  We will give you tips about how to select!
June 9, 2020
Vegas and COVID-19 with Seth Kubersky
Vegas plans to officially re-open as a tourist destination on June 4, 2020 but what will it look like? Seb and Fred bring in Seth Kubersky from the Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas for a discussion on post-COVID Vegas and what visitors might expect if they choose to visit. 
May 30, 2020
Vegas Poker Rooms
We did it! Episode one is live and we are all-in! Meet Fred and Seb as they introduce this new podcast by discussing poker rooms in Vegas. Where to play, where to stay, and knowing what beats a flush. Seb is an amateur poker player and major Vegas fan. Fred is a stats guy and contributor to the Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas. Send us questions on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #UVP or #UVPquestions. You can write to too.
May 29, 2020
Welcome to the Unofficial Vegas Podcast. From the Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas comes a show for Vegas travelers. Join us to chat about how to plan the perfect Vegas trip.
May 17, 2020