Las Vegas History Series - Palms Casino Resort

Las Vegas History Series - Palms Casino Resort

Casino Chips
The Palms Casino Resort broke ground in July 2000 the construction took fifteen months finishing on September 26, 2001, and the Palms Casino Resort...
Las Vegas History Series - Tropicana Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas History Series - Tropicana Hotel & Casino

Casinos
In the year 1955 Ben Jaffe, a hotel executive from Miami Florida, arrived in Las Vegas and bought 40-acres of land on the (then) desolate corner of...
Las Vegas History Series - Four Queens Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas History Series - Four Queens Hotel & Casino

Casino Chips
Construction on what would become the Four Queens Hotel & Casino began in late 1964. The construction would take close to eighteen months and o...
Evolution of a Casino from the Marina to the MGM Hotel & Casino

Evolution of a Casino from the Marina to the MGM Hotel & Casino

Casinos
From the Marina to the MGM The Marina Hotel and Casino opened in 1975 as a 714 room hotel and casino.In 1989 the Marina Hotel was purchased by t...
From Boomtown to Silverton, the Evolution of a Casino

From Boomtown to Silverton, the Evolution of a Casino

Boomtown
In 1989 the Majestic Realty Company owned by Ed Roski purchased an 80-acre parcel of land off the Las Vegas Strip along the west side of Interstate...
Las Vegas History Series - Desert Inn Hotel and Casino

Las Vegas History Series - Desert Inn Hotel and Casino

Desert Inn
Desert Inn Hotel & Casino   The Desert Inn Hotel and Casino opened on April 24, 1950. The construction of the hotel started three years earli...
Las Vegas History Series - Dunes Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas History Series - Dunes Hotel & Casino

Dunes
Dunes Hotel & Casino The Dunes Hotel and Casino opened on the Las Vegas Strip on May 23, 1955.  During the first few years of operation the ...
Las Vegas History Series - Hacienda Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas History Series - Hacienda Hotel & Casino

Gambling Memorabilia
Hacienda Hotel & Casino Opened in October of 1956 costing $6 million dollars with 266 rooms and the largest swimming pool on the Las Vegas S...
Las Vegas History Series - Silver Palace Casino

Las Vegas History Series - Silver Palace Casino

Gambling Memorabilia
Silver Palace Casino When the Silver Palace Casino opened its doors in June of 1956 this "ultra modern, million and a half dollar club" (1956 La...
Las Vegas History Series - Palace Station

Las Vegas History Series - Palace Station

Bingo Station
Palace Station Hotel & Casino On July 1st, Palace Station celebrated its 40th Anniversary.      In 1976, Frank Fertitta, Jr., the former gen...