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HalloWIN! Halloweekend 2010 offers quite the payout

Barry Morgan celebrates his 13th year on 54th Street, where Halloween never ends

By Natalie Holbrook Whether your costume is spine-chillingly sexy, wickedly humorous or hellishly scary, there is a giant prop check with your name on it. Here’s our rundown of the Strip’s top costume contests.

By Xania Woodman

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OCT. 28 The festivities kick off at Blush with Mingle & Mayhem, a night of naughty networking and a tidy prize for best costume. Inside Wynn. Doors 9 p.m., $30 cover. Total awards: $3,000 | First place: $1,000

OCT. 29 Delectable devil or arousing angel? Gold will decide in a naughty or nice costume contest. Inside Aria. Doors 10 p.m. $20 men, $10 ladies. Total awards: $1,000 | First place: $1,000 Morgan steps it up for Halloween 2010.

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Battle for your bite into Rain’s prizes for the funniest, scariest and most shocking costumes. Inside Palms. Doors 11 p.m. $40 cover, local ladies free. Total awards: $47,000 | First place: $10,000

OCT. 31 944 Las Vegas throws a spine-chilling Lavo-ween soiree, awarding the deadliest costume in the Lavo lair. Inside Palazzo. Doors 10 p.m. $20 cover. Total awards: $5,000 | First place: $5,000

NOV. 1 Lavish, modern-day mega-speakeasy XS throws a Prohibition-themed party, slipping moolah to best in theme, sexiest and best overall. Inside Encore. Doors 10 p.m. $30 men, $20 ladies. Total awards: $20,000 | First place: $5,000

Total jackpot: $76,000 Total first place: $22,000

Morgan photo by Tomas Muscionico

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