The previous 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 is been a long dry spell with no new casino openings. Several that were partially built were then abandoned, although a few 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 nonetheless very visible property will be making its first: the formerly tacky Barbary Coast-turned-Bill’s-Gamblin’-Hall that is being changed to the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an early 2014 opening.
The home in a prime property spot right opposite Caesars and also the Bellagio, on the corner of Flamingo and the nevada Strip gets its makeover courtesy of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (whose spending habits, inspite of the highest 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 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 on the Strip that is far south first the 1.7 acre home back in 1979, he built the Barbary Coast on it, but not without jumping through some hurdles. After razing a run-down motel that sat on the site, Gaugh […]