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September 8, 1999 | MICHAEL QUINTANILLA, TIMES FASHION WRITER
Imagine exchanging your wedding vows atop the Eiffel Tower--the bride donning a French-lace garter, the groom toasting his wife with French champagne--540 feet above the twinkling Las Vegas Strip. Tres romantic, oui? Hey, this is Vegas, bebe. What else would you expect from this city, where a couple can hit the slots after tying the knot Parisian-style at the $785-million Paris Las Vegas Casino Resort.
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BUSINESS
January 17, 2001 | Times staff and wire reports
Los Angeles developer Ed Roski Jr. filed a lawsuit accusing Park Place Entertainment Corp. of bad faith after the casino operator said that Roski had failed to complete the purchase of its Las Vegas Hilton property. Roski agreed in July to buy the Las Vegas Hilton for $365 million. But Park Place Entertainment said it has halted efforts to sell the hotel-casino and "intends to pursue its legal remedies" because Roski missed a Saturday deadline to complete the acquisition.
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BUSINESS
March 20, 1999 | Bloomberg News
MGM Grand Inc. said it canceled plans to build a 1,500-room hotel with Marriott International Inc. next to MGM's hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip and will concentrate instead on new construction in other cities. The hotel would have been managed by Bethesda, Md.-based Marriott as a Marriott Marquis Hotel. Las Vegas-based MGM, owner of the largest casino resort in the gambling mecca, plans to build hotel and casino operations in Detroit and Atlantic City, N.J.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Casino operator Park Place Entertainment Corp. said it agreed to sell the Las Vegas Hilton to Los Angeles real estate developer Ed Roski Jr. for $365 million in cash, receivables and assumed debt. Roski, president and chief executive of closely held Majestic Realty Co., will pay $300 million for the property and equipment and about $6 million for working capital, Park Place and Roski said in a statement.
BUSINESS
May 14, 1999 | From Reuters
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, whose ultra-posh Venetian resort on the Las Vegas Strip wasn't quite ready for its debut last month, will open his opulent $1.5-billion property a second time in June. "Nobody ever built a property like this before," Adelson said of the massive resort that features canals, gondolas, singing gondoliers and the largest, most luxurious rooms on the Las Vegas Strip.
BUSINESS
January 17, 2001 | Times staff and wire reports
Los Angeles developer Ed Roski Jr. filed a lawsuit accusing Park Place Entertainment Corp. of bad faith after the casino operator said that Roski had failed to complete the purchase of its Las Vegas Hilton property. Roski agreed in July to buy the Las Vegas Hilton for $365 million. But Park Place Entertainment said it has halted efforts to sell the hotel-casino and "intends to pursue its legal remedies" because Roski missed a Saturday deadline to complete the acquisition.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Casino operator Park Place Entertainment Corp. said it agreed to sell the Las Vegas Hilton to Los Angeles real estate developer Ed Roski Jr. for $365 million in cash, receivables and assumed debt. Roski, president and chief executive of closely held Majestic Realty Co., will pay $300 million for the property and equipment and about $6 million for working capital, Park Place and Roski said in a statement.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 22, 1997 | LAURIE K. SCHENDEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The only constant in Las Vegas these days seems to be the construction cranes. Buildings are going up, down and out faster than you can say, "Let it ride." In an effort to attract more people--and their expendable incomes--Las Vegas hotel-casinos are putting their money on a slew of new shops and attractions. Perhaps the most-hyped summer opening is Las Vegas Hilton's "Star Trek: The Experience," coming in August.
NEWS
September 8, 1999 | MICHAEL QUINTANILLA, TIMES FASHION WRITER
Imagine exchanging your wedding vows atop the Eiffel Tower--the bride donning a French-lace garter, the groom toasting his wife with French champagne--540 feet above the twinkling Las Vegas Strip. Tres romantic, oui? Hey, this is Vegas, bebe. What else would you expect from this city, where a couple can hit the slots after tying the knot Parisian-style at the $785-million Paris Las Vegas Casino Resort.
BUSINESS
May 14, 1999 | From Reuters
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, whose ultra-posh Venetian resort on the Las Vegas Strip wasn't quite ready for its debut last month, will open his opulent $1.5-billion property a second time in June. "Nobody ever built a property like this before," Adelson said of the massive resort that features canals, gondolas, singing gondoliers and the largest, most luxurious rooms on the Las Vegas Strip.
BUSINESS
March 20, 1999 | Bloomberg News
MGM Grand Inc. said it canceled plans to build a 1,500-room hotel with Marriott International Inc. next to MGM's hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip and will concentrate instead on new construction in other cities. The hotel would have been managed by Bethesda, Md.-based Marriott as a Marriott Marquis Hotel. Las Vegas-based MGM, owner of the largest casino resort in the gambling mecca, plans to build hotel and casino operations in Detroit and Atlantic City, N.J.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 22, 1997 | LAURIE K. SCHENDEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The only constant in Las Vegas these days seems to be the construction cranes. Buildings are going up, down and out faster than you can say, "Let it ride." In an effort to attract more people--and their expendable incomes--Las Vegas hotel-casinos are putting their money on a slew of new shops and attractions. Perhaps the most-hyped summer opening is Las Vegas Hilton's "Star Trek: The Experience," coming in August.
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