March 3, 1990 |
Donald J. Trump filed a $50-million lawsuit against the Mirage Hotel and Casino Friday, claiming unlawful interference by the Las Vegas resort with Trump Plaza's contractual right to be the site of a heavyweight championship rematch between Buster Douglas and Mike Tyson. John J. Barry, one of Trump's attorneys, said his client and promoter Don King agreed on a rematch Feb. 12, two days after Douglas won the title with a 10th-round knockout in Tokyo.
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May 13, 1993 |
Three council members said Wednesday that they would welcome a Las Vegas casino managing a card club at Los Alamitos Race Course if the club is approved by city voters next month. "I would not have a problem with that," Councilwoman Joyce C. Nicholson said. "It is not going to be glitzy . . . or a Las Vegas review. This is a classic, well-done club. If Vegas is so bad, why does everybody go there?"
February 23, 1990 |
Boxing promoter Don King, slapped with a lawsuit Wednesday by heavyweight champion Buster Douglas and the Mirage Hotel, responded in kind Thursday. King, in a suit filed in U.S. District Court in New York against Douglas and the Mirage, seeks several million dollars in damages and an injunction to prevent Douglas from fighting anyone without King as promoter.
September 7, 1991 |
A hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 7 in Van Nuys Municipal Court to determine whether California or Nevada has jurisdiction in a $23,000 suit filed by Ten Goose Boxing of Van Nuys against the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. The suit seeks the payment by the Mirage of medical bills incurred by lightweight boxer Gabriel Ruelas of Arleta, who suffered a broken elbow during a bout at the Mirage on April 14, 1990.
November 7, 1989 |
The Nevada Gaming Commission has voted unanimously to grant a gaming license for Stephen Winn's $625-million Mirage resort, a 3,400-room hotel-casino and theme park. Winn, who came to Nevada with his father in 1952 in hopes of opening a bingo parlor, said he expected the Mirage to open Nov. 26. It will employ 5,900 people and feature tropical islands with volcanoes, waterfalls, $40 million in landscaping and a pool filled with dolphins.