On July 1st, Palace Station celebrated its 40th Anniversary.
In 1976, Frank Fertitta, Jr., the former general manager at the Fremont, and his two partners opened The Casino, a 5,000 square foot gambling hall a mile West of the North end of the Las Vegas Strip. In 1977, he added bingo regular bingo games and renamed the property as the Bingo Palace. Although few expected the property to succeed it quickly became a favorite of tourists and locals alike with giveaways and inexpensive buffets. It thrived, and Fertitta was soon able to buy out his partners becoming the sole owner of the property.
In 1984, the Bingo Palace was expanded and remodeled with a railroad theme, and was renamed the Palace Station Hotel & Casino. The grand opening ceremony was held on April 6, featuring then Nevada Governor Richard Bryan and the historic locomotive Inyo.
In 1993, with profits in-hand from the Palace Station Fertitta bought the land for what would become Boulder Station, the beginning of an expansion that would grow Station Casinos into a billion dollar company. The same year Fertitta retired from the company, turning management over to his sons.
The hotel has seen its share of excitement over the years, the most famous, and notoriously, the 2007 arrest of O.J. Simpson for Armed Robbery while on the property.
Over the past four decades Las Vegas has seen Palace Station grow from a small gambling hall, which nobody expected to succeed, into the Flag Ship property of a billion dollar company spanning a dozen casinos in Las Vegas. With that success behind it Palace Station is sure to have a long and profitable future ahead of it.
Palace Station Hotel & Casino Chips
The Palace Station Hotel & Casino situated on Sahara Blvd just West of Interstate 15.
Chips from the Palace Station Hotel & Casino, the flagship of the Station Casino chain, are a unique addition to any collection of Las Vegas Casino Chips.
Bingo Palace Casino Chip
Before it was the Palace Station Hotel & Casino it was the Bingo Palace. Add some Las Vegas history to your collection with these chips from the Bingo Palace.
Palace Station Casino Cards
These decks are from the Palace Station casino. They have the Palace Station logo on them. These casino playing cards make for great additions to anybody's card collection and or can be used for your home gaming nights.
Palace Station Hotel & Casino Dice
Add a pair of authentic used Casino Dice from the Palace Station Hotel & Casino to your collection. They also make the perfect souvenir or gift from your time in Las Vegas.