Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014
The former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall (seen right here) is being changed completely into the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an earlier 2014 opening
Since the recession hit Las Vegas time that is big years ago, it’s been a lengthy dry spell without any new casino spaces. Several that have been partially built had been then abandoned, although a few of those, such as the Echelon-now-Genting-Resorts-World, are on their long ago up.
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But before that behemoth is completed, a smaller however very visible property will be making its first: the formerly tacky Barbary Coast-turned-Bill’s-Gamblin’-Hall that is being transformed to the Gansevoort nevada for an early on 2014 opening.
The home in a prime real estate spot right opposite Caesars and the Bellagio, on the part of Flamingo and the Las Vegas Strip gets its makeover courtesy of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (whose spending habits, despite the highest debt ratio in the gambling industry, makes any sugar daddy’s girlfriend look frugal) and W.A. Richardson Builders.
The property has an interesting history, as so many casinos do on the Strip.
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When casino impressario Michael Gaughan who additionally owns the equine stable-equipped South Point on the Strip that is far south first the 1.7 acre home straight back in 1979, he built the Barbary Coast on it, but maybe not without jumping through some hurdles. After razing a run-down motel that sat on the site, Gaughan had to apply for unique licenses through the Clark County commissioners to do one thing unusual: add parking levels over the ground-floor casino and underneath the three-story resort, as road parking was out of the concern at the corner that is busy. Continue reading “Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014”