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Britney Spears is tying the knot again – Vegas News

Britney Spears | AP photo

Britney Spears | AP photo

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … The Player’s Edge!

HERE COMES the bride … Britney Spears is tying the knot again in Vegas. If the rumors are true, she’ll become Mrs. David Lucado on New Year’s Eve. Not much of a honeymoon … Britney Jean’s two-year Planet Hollywood Vegas residency begins Dec. 27.

NOW THAT’S a big number … Officials say for the first 11 months of 2013, gaming revenues in Macau were up $40.9 billion from last year’s record-breaking $38 billion.

FROM THE “Why didn’t I think of that?” department … Since 1959, the state tree has been the kukui. We all know the oil from the nuts have been used in everything from soap, varnish, wood preservatives, waterproofing, lotions, cosmetics and lamp fuel to even home remedies like laxatives. Back in the day, lei made from kukui was reserved for the alii, and you didn’t get one just for showing. Back on point, Las Vegas resident Willie Salave’a went to the MLB, MLS, NBA, NHL and NFL and got a license to manufacture the common kukui nut as lei, bracelets and earrings in official team colors bearing official team logos. Before you say bruddah is bananas, check out realfansgonuts.com, where folks pay $29.95 to show how crazy they are for their team. Willie says for this year’s Super Bowl, his company will string together more than 1.3 million kukui, making it the largest purchaser of the nuts in the world.

WHAT’S GONNA happen to Kamehameha’s statue at the Hawaiian Marketplace in Las Vegas?

EARN 200 points between now and Christmas Day on your Boyd Gaming “B Connected” card and get a free Pepsi Holiday plush animal. OK, not the same as a kendama, but cute enough to put a smile on the moopuna’s face.

THE LARGEST lottery prize ever awarded in the history of mankind was El Gordo (the fat one) in the Spanish Christmas Lottery, officially known as Sorteo Extraordinario de Navidad. The lucky winners split $1 billion.

DO YOU make life more interesting for the folks around you? LasVegas.com, the city’s official visitor industry website, wants to help you know what kind of Vegas Enabler you are … a wild card, an instigator? Take the test at enablers.lasvegas.com.

YOU DON’T have to be pake for the word FREE to resonate with you. Get two tickets to see Penn & Teller at their Rio showroom for free. Just donate blood to unitdbloofservices.org/lv between now and Dec. 31. If you’re not going Vegas by end of the year, you can still be a hero – contact Blood Bank Hawaii at BBH.org.

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