Past Hotels

  • The Lady Luck (closed in Feb 2006) was a hotel and casino in the downtown area. It is owned by the Los Angeles based CIM Group. Some of the rooms […]

    Lady Luck 1964-2006

    The Lady Luck (closed in Feb 2006) was a hotel and casino in the downtown area. It is owned by the Los Angeles based CIM Group. Some of the rooms […]

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  • The Mint Las Vegas was a hotel and casino in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. Opened in 1957, a 26-story hotel tower was added in 1965. In 1988, The Mint was […]

    The Mint 1957-1988

    The Mint Las Vegas was a hotel and casino in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. Opened in 1957, a 26-story hotel tower was added in 1965. In 1988, The Mint was […]

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  • Binion’s Horseshoe, also known as the Horseshoe Casino or simply The Horseshoe, was a hotel and casino located in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada on what is now the Fremont Street […]

    Binion’s Horseshoe 1951-2004

    Binion’s Horseshoe, also known as the Horseshoe Casino or simply The Horseshoe, was a hotel and casino located in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada on what is now the Fremont Street […]

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  • Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel is a hotel and casino located in downtown on the Fremont Street Experience. The casino is named for its founder, Benny Binion and has 366 […]

    Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel

    Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel is a hotel and casino located in downtown on the Fremont Street Experience. The casino is named for its founder, Benny Binion and has 366 […]

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  • From Jan-March 2004 Binion’s Horseshoe was closed. It was purchased by Harrah’s Entertainment who retained the brand names World Series of Poker and Horseshoe. They sold the physical property on […]

    Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel – History

    From Jan-March 2004 Binion’s Horseshoe was closed. It was purchased by Harrah’s Entertainment who retained the brand names World Series of Poker and Horseshoe. They sold the physical property on […]

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  • The Barbary Coast Hotel & Casino was a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip owned and operated by Boyd Gaming Corporation. With only 196 rooms, it was […]

    Barbary Coast 1979-2007

    The Barbary Coast Hotel & Casino was a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip owned and operated by Boyd Gaming Corporation. With only 196 rooms, it was […]

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  • The Desert Inn was a hotel/casino that operated from April 24, 1950, to August 28, 2000. Designed by noted New York architect Jac Lessman, it was the fifth resort to […]

    Desert Inn 1950-2000

    The Desert Inn was a hotel/casino that operated from April 24, 1950, to August 28, 2000. Designed by noted New York architect Jac Lessman, it was the fifth resort to […]

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  • The Boardwalk Hotel and Casino was owned and operated by MGM Mirage. It was part of the Holiday Inn hotel chain but left after being acquired by Mirage Resorts. It […]

    Boardwalk 1968-2006

    The Boardwalk Hotel and Casino was owned and operated by MGM Mirage. It was part of the Holiday Inn hotel chain but left after being acquired by Mirage Resorts. It […]

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  • Club Bingo opened on July 24, 1947, on Highway 91, across the street from El Rancho Vegas. The land that Club Bingo occupied was owned by Mel D. Close, Sr. […]

    Club Bingo 1947-1952

    Club Bingo opened on July 24, 1947, on Highway 91, across the street from El Rancho Vegas. The land that Club Bingo occupied was owned by Mel D. Close, Sr. […]

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  • The Sahara Hotel and Casino is a closed hotel casino with 1,720 guestrooms and suites and a casino covering more than 85,000 sq ft (7,900 m2), and sits on 55 acres (22 ha) including the […]

    Sahara 1952-2011

    The Sahara Hotel and Casino is a closed hotel casino with 1,720 guestrooms and suites and a casino covering more than 85,000 sq ft (7,900 m2), and sits on 55 acres (22 ha) including the […]

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  • Vegas World was a casino/hotel opened in 1979 on Las Vegas Boulevard owned and operated by Bob Stupak. It was also signed as Bob Stupak’s Vegas World. Stupak bought the […]

    Vegas World 1979-1995

    Vegas World was a casino/hotel opened in 1979 on Las Vegas Boulevard owned and operated by Bob Stupak. It was also signed as Bob Stupak’s Vegas World. Stupak bought the […]

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  •   The Hacienda operated on the Las Vegas Strip from 1956 to 1996. It was one of four Hacienda properties owned by Standard Motels, Inc., with the other three being […]

    Hacienda 1956-1996

      The Hacienda operated on the Las Vegas Strip from 1956 to 1996. It was one of four Hacienda properties owned by Standard Motels, Inc., with the other three being […]

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  • Tally-Ho and King’s Crown The first hotel was originally opened in 1963 as the Tally-Ho. It was later called King’s Crown in 1964 and failed after six months when it […]

    Tally-Ho and King’s Crown 1963-1966

    Tally-Ho and King’s Crown The first hotel was originally opened in 1963 as the Tally-Ho. It was later called King’s Crown in 1964 and failed after six months when it […]

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  • The Marina Hotel, located at 3805 Las Vegas Boulevard, opened in 1975 as a 714-room hotel and casino. In 1989 Kirk Kerkorian bought the Marina Hotel and the Tropicana Country […]

    Marina 1975-1991

    The Marina Hotel, located at 3805 Las Vegas Boulevard, opened in 1975 as a 714-room hotel and casino. In 1989 Kirk Kerkorian bought the Marina Hotel and the Tropicana Country […]

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  • History Past hotel links: Sans Souci (1955) In 1963, the name was changed to the Castaways Hotel & Casino when a group of investors headed by Ike P. LaRue of […]

    Castaways 1963-1987

    History Past hotel links: Sans Souci (1955) In 1963, the name was changed to the Castaways Hotel & Casino when a group of investors headed by Ike P. LaRue of […]

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  • History In 1932, Rooster was served with abatement papers for serving alcohol during prohibition. Morris and Marcelle Smith went to court in an attempt to gain dismissal of the abatement […]

    Sans Souci 1955-1963

    History In 1932, Rooster was served with abatement papers for serving alcohol during prohibition. Morris and Marcelle Smith went to court in an attempt to gain dismissal of the abatement […]

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  • Previous Hotel Links: King’s Crown Hotel (1964) Tally Ho Hotel (1963) The Aladdin [singlepic id=437 w=320 h=180 float=left]The Aladdin opened on April 1, 1966, with flower petals pouring from the […]

    The Aladdin 1966-2007

    Previous Hotel Links: King’s Crown Hotel (1964) Tally Ho Hotel (1963) The Aladdin [singlepic id=437 w=320 h=180 float=left]The Aladdin opened on April 1, 1966, with flower petals pouring from the […]

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