Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to start in Early 2014

Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to start in Early 2014

The previous Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall (seen right here) is being changed completely into the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an early on 2014 opening

Considering that the recession hit Las Vegas big time five years back, it is been an extended dry spell without any new casino openings. Several which were partially built were then abandoned, although a number of those, such as the Echelon-now-Genting-Resorts-World, are on their in the past up.

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But before that behemoth is completed, a smaller but nonetheless very visible property will be making its debut: the formerly tacky Barbary Coast-turned-Bill’s-Gamblin’-Hall that is being changed in to the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an early on 2014 opening.

The house in a prime real estate spot right opposite Caesars plus the Bellagio, on the corner of Flamingo and the Las Vegas Strip is getting 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 an interesting history, as so many casinos do on the Strip.

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When casino impressario Michael Gaughan who also owns the equine stable-equipped South Point in the Strip that is far south first the 1.7 acre property 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 make an application for special permits through the Clark County commissioners doing one thing unusual: add parking amounts over the ground-floor casino and below the three-story resort, as road parking was out of the concern during the corner that is busy. Continue reading “Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to start in Early 2014”