August 7, 1998 |
The World Wrestling Federation said Thursday that it has acquired the Debbie Reynolds Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for $10 million at auction, with plans to create a WWF-themed facility based on the popular TV figures whose "wrestling" matches are less sport and more entertainment. "Through our worldwide television network . . . we will promote the World Wrestling Federation Hotel & Casino as well as Las Vegas as nobody else can," said WWF Chairman Vince McMahon.
July 8, 1997 |
She played the unsinkable Molly Brown on film, but financial problems have conspired to sink Debbie Reynolds and her namesake Las Vegas hotel, which has filed for Bankruptcy Court protection. The filing comes two months after an agreement to sell the 193-room hotel for $16.8 million folded. The Debbie Reynolds Hotel, which is several hundred yards from the famed Las Vegas Strip, remains open, and Reynolds will continue to perform her nightclub act there, a spokesman for Reynolds said.
April 23, 1996
Debbie Reynolds Secures Loan: Las Vegas property owned by the entertainer received a $10-million loan commitment from CS First Boston, rescuing Debbie Reynolds Hotel & Casino Inc. from the edge of bankruptcy. The loan, a new first mortgage, would replace an existing mortgage held by Bennett Management & Development Corp. and would enable the 193-room hotel to pay off unpaid bills of more than $3.5 million.
May 29, 1994 |
Headline entertainment set to take Las Vegas stages this summer includes: Through June 6: Sh'Boom-Ja'Nour, Las Vegas Hilton. Through June 7: Siegfried & Roy, 7:30 and 11 p.m., Mirage. Today: Andrew Dice Clay, Bally's Las Vegas. Today-June 5: Doug Kershaw, Four Queens Hotel & Casino. Thursday-next Sun.: Ray Charles, Caesars Palace. June 7-20 and Aug. 9-31: David Copperfield, Caesars Palace. June 7-July 4: Kristine & the Sting, Las Vegas Hilton, (702) 732-5755.