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September 19, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
What can you get in Las Vegas for less than $50? A room at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, if you play your cards right. The hotel is offering rooms starting as low as $45 from now through February for those who make reservations this month. The deal: This offer will work well for those who plan to spend the holidays in Las Vegas and want to save a bundle. Rooms go for $45, $65 and $85 on selected nights for a casino tower room with a king-sized bed. Tax and the daily $22 resort fee are extra, and some blackout dates apply.
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September 19, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Daily Deal and Travel Blogger
What can you get in Las Vegas for less than $50? A room at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, if you play your cards right. The hotel is offering rooms starting as low as $45 from now through February for those who make reservations this month. The deal: This offer will work well for those who plan to spend the holidays in Las Vegas and want to save a bundle. Rooms go for $45, $65 and $85 on selected nights for a casino tower room with a king-sized bed. Tax and the daily $22 resort fee are extra, and some blackout dates apply.
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TRAVEL
March 4, 2012 | By Mary Forgione, Special to the Los Angeles Times
For those who want to spend more time than money in Las Vegas, here are 21 things to do for less than $21, all aimed at keeping the bottom line low and the fun factor high. 1. Springs Preserve. Forsake the fake pyramid and fake Statue of Liberty for a power walk through the real Vegas: 110 acres of pre-Bugsy Siegel desert. There are miles of cactus-filled trails, botanic gardens and a museum that pays tribute to the city's Mojave Desert roots. Open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
TRAVEL
March 4, 2012 | By Mary Forgione, Special to the Los Angeles Times
For those who want to spend more time than money in Las Vegas, here are 21 things to do for less than $21, all aimed at keeping the bottom line low and the fun factor high. 1. Springs Preserve. Forsake the fake pyramid and fake Statue of Liberty for a power walk through the real Vegas: 110 acres of pre-Bugsy Siegel desert. There are miles of cactus-filled trails, botanic gardens and a museum that pays tribute to the city's Mojave Desert roots. Open daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
BUSINESS
April 28, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Fluor Corp. said it received a $250-million contract to design and build the new Aladdin Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, part of an $825-million entertainment complex. Fluor's ADP Marshall unit will construct the Arabian-themed hotel and casino portions of the 35-acre complex. The hotel and casino complex will anchor a $1.3-billion development being built on the Las Vegas strip by Aladdin Gaming LLC. Closely held Aladdin Gaming is controlled by Jack Somner, a New York real estate developer.
NEWS
November 7, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The end of Las Vegas' most bitter labor dispute in years appears near at Binion's Horseshoe in downtown Las Vegas, where 600 workers have been on the picket lines for more than nine months. Employees will vote on a new three-year contract offer today. It was approved Monday night by the 30-member negotiating committee representing Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165. The new proposal was presented to the union Sunday night after negotiations between top union and management officials.
TRAVEL
August 29, 1993 | HANK KOVELL
The Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas has started its "Gold Club," which provides members, who must be over the age of 50, with guest room discounts, year-round special events, slot machine tournaments, a free daily buffet, free shows and other inducements. Gold Club members receive a $37-per-night room rate throughout the year, seven nights a week, on a space-available basis. However, special dates are frequently set aside during which members may obtain rates as low as $19 per room.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1996 | From Bloomberg Business News
Circus Circus Enterprises Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to develop a 400-room luxury hotel with Four Seasons Hotels Inc. as part of a $700-million-plus resort complex it is planning for the Las Vegas Strip. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The proposed hotel, which Circus Circus will own and Four Seasons will manage, will be connected to a 4,000-room hotel-casino the Las Vegas-based company is planning to build on the site of the Hacienda Hotel & Casino.
OPINION
October 29, 2006
The Sands Opened: 1952 Cost to build: $5.5 million Opening act: Planting a time capsule that included Jimmy Durante's hat and Bing Crosby's pipe. Biggest act: The Rat Pack -- Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop -- performed onstage for the first time in the Copa Room. Sinatra connection: Owned a good-sized share of the hotel and, at different times, drove a golf cart through a window and overturned the casino boss' furniture.
NEWS
November 18, 1990 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the morning of Nov. 21, 1980, the sound of sirens stirred Rafael Patino from bed. "Usually when you hear sirens, they come and then they go," he said. "But these were coming and staying." When he looked out the window of his 16th-floor room, he realized that the Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel was on fire. "I woke up my wife and we got dressed to leave," said Patino, an Irvine sales executive. "But when we walked out of the room, we couldn't see anything. The hall was pitch black with smoke.
OPINION
October 29, 2006
The Sands Opened: 1952 Cost to build: $5.5 million Opening act: Planting a time capsule that included Jimmy Durante's hat and Bing Crosby's pipe. Biggest act: The Rat Pack -- Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop -- performed onstage for the first time in the Copa Room. Sinatra connection: Owned a good-sized share of the hotel and, at different times, drove a golf cart through a window and overturned the casino boss' furniture.
BUSINESS
April 28, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Fluor Corp. said it received a $250-million contract to design and build the new Aladdin Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, part of an $825-million entertainment complex. Fluor's ADP Marshall unit will construct the Arabian-themed hotel and casino portions of the 35-acre complex. The hotel and casino complex will anchor a $1.3-billion development being built on the Las Vegas strip by Aladdin Gaming LLC. Closely held Aladdin Gaming is controlled by Jack Somner, a New York real estate developer.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1996 | From Bloomberg Business News
Circus Circus Enterprises Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to develop a 400-room luxury hotel with Four Seasons Hotels Inc. as part of a $700-million-plus resort complex it is planning for the Las Vegas Strip. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The proposed hotel, which Circus Circus will own and Four Seasons will manage, will be connected to a 4,000-room hotel-casino the Las Vegas-based company is planning to build on the site of the Hacienda Hotel & Casino.
TRAVEL
August 29, 1993 | HANK KOVELL
The Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas has started its "Gold Club," which provides members, who must be over the age of 50, with guest room discounts, year-round special events, slot machine tournaments, a free daily buffet, free shows and other inducements. Gold Club members receive a $37-per-night room rate throughout the year, seven nights a week, on a space-available basis. However, special dates are frequently set aside during which members may obtain rates as low as $19 per room.
NEWS
November 7, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The end of Las Vegas' most bitter labor dispute in years appears near at Binion's Horseshoe in downtown Las Vegas, where 600 workers have been on the picket lines for more than nine months. Employees will vote on a new three-year contract offer today. It was approved Monday night by the 30-member negotiating committee representing Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165. The new proposal was presented to the union Sunday night after negotiations between top union and management officials.
NEWS
March 31, 2014 | By Jay Jones
The world's tallest Ferris wheel, the appropriately named High Roller, welcomed its first passengers on Monday in Las Vegas. The first tickets were sold for rides beginning at 1 p.m. The 550-foot-tall wheel is the anchor attraction of the Linq , the new entertainment and retail complex directly across Las Vegas Boulevard from Caesars Palace . The 30-minute ride isn't impressive at first because it's alongside undeveloped land behind...
TRAVEL
July 2, 2000
Sizzling summer in Las Vegas means lower room rates and more. The Las Vegas Advisor newsletter's picks for the best deals this month: Category/Cost 1. Room rates..............$50 or less 36 hotels; Las Vegas Club, $19 2. Buffet..................$4.95-$19.95* Regent Las Vegas 3. Bacon and eggs...........$1 El Cortez 4. Funbook..................Free New Frontier 5. Steak and eggs...........$2.49 Arizona Charlie's (East and West) 6. Show.....................$26.
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