September 19, 2013 |
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.
April 28, 1998 |
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.
November 7, 1990 |
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.
June 18, 1996 |
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.
August 29, 1993 |
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.
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.