Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014
The former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall (seen here) is being changed completely into the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an early on 2014 opening
Since the recession hit Las Vegas big time five years back, it’s been a lengthy dry spell without the new casino openings. Several that were partially built were then abandoned, although a number of those, such as the Echelon-now-Genting-Resorts-World, are on their way back up.
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But before that behemoth is completed, a smaller but nevertheless very noticeable property will be making its debut: the formerly tacky Barbary Coast-turned-Bill’s-Gamblin’-Hall that is being changed into the Gansevoort nevada for an earlier 2014 opening.
The property in a prime property spot right opposite Caesars plus the Bellagio, on the corner of Flamingo and the Las vegas, nevada Strip gets its makeover courtesy of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (whose spending habits, inspite of the greatest debt ratio in the gambling industry, makes any sugar daddy’s girlfriend look frugal) and W.A. Richardson Builders.
The property has a history that is interesting as therefore many casinos do on the Strip.
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When casino impressario Michael Gaughan who additionally owns the equine stable-equipped South Point in the far south Strip first purchased the 1.7 acre property back in 1979, he built the Barbary Coast on it, but perhaps not without jumping through some hurdles. After razing a run-down motel that sat on the site, Gaughan had to submit an application for unique licenses through the Clark County commissioners doing one thing unusual: add parking amounts over the ground-floor casino and below the three-story hotel, as street parking was away from the question during the corner that is busy. Continue reading “Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014”