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OUR FAMOUS QUICK TIPS & RUMORS|
***** - The Gramercy, a 9 floor unfinished residential building on the Southwest part of Las Vegas will be imploded omn the morning of February 15, 2015. It is located near Russell and 215 and will fall around 8am. The best view is expected to be from the intersection of Oquendo Ave and Ft Apache, which is to be closed after 6am.
**** - The Clarion, (previously known, amongst other names, as the Paddlewheel, Debbie Reynolds Hollywood Hotel and Greek Isles Hotel & Casino) will be imploded in the wee hours of February 10, 2015 making it the latest since the Frontier implosion in November 2007, and the 13th local implosion since 1993.
**** - Genting Group, a Malaysian based, international
casino-resort developer has agreed to purchase the former Echelon Project
property on the North end of The Strip from Boyd Gaming. They intend to
build "World Resort Las Vegas" on the partially completed, decaying
location, to include multiple hotels, an indoor water park and a competitive
***** - The El Cortez has been added to the National
Register of Historic Places as the second Las Vegas Casino ever to receive
the honor, joining the other 50+ Las Vegas buildings on the list. The first
casino on the list was the Moulin Rouge which burned down in 2003
making the 1941 built El Cortez the only one remaining.
**** - O'Sheas Casino on the Vegas Strip
closed their doors in April 2012 to make room for Caesars Entertainment's
new Linq Project observation sky wheel coming in 2013.
The corridor between O'Sheas and the Flamingo will be converted into an outdoor shopping
and dining plaza. O'Sheas is planned to re-open in 2013 INSIDE the new LINQ.
The last remnants of another historical Las Vegas landmark were removed when the
neon sign for the Lady Luck Casino was taken down and dismantled,
hopefully to become a future part of the
Neon Sign Museum. The Lady Luck which opened in 1964 had been closed since
2006 and has since been purchased by new owners. The current plans are to
rennovate it, change the name to the Downtown Grand and reopen some time
In a move unusual even for Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International has
submitted a plan to blow up their unfinished 27-story condo and hotel
structure named Harmon Tower without ever housing a single guest. The
building is in the center of the $9 billion CityCenter complex on the
Strip and has been determined to be unsafe due to construction and engineering
flaws largely attributed to using incorrect rebar. If the plan goes through
the implosion could be scheduled for as soon as Summer 2013.
Two separate sets of plans are in the works for Ferris Wheels on the Las Vegas Strip.
One, recently approved, would be built by developer Howard Bulloch as part of a 10-acre amusement park
across from the Mandalay Bay casino and would stand 500 ft tall. The
other being planned would be somewhat smaller, located mid-strip between
the Imperial Palace and the Flamingo and be built by Caesars Entertainment.
Neither has yet raised the funding for their projects so whether either
actually comes to fruition is anyone's guess.
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|**** -|| Confirmed with more than one source but not entirely confident with all the details.|
|*** -|| Highly reliable single source, but conflicting other sources or not entirely sure of validity.|
|** -|| Probably based in fact somehow...|
|* -|| Oh Come On! We only included it because we didn't think
anyone could have been inventive enough to actually make this up!|
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These are the latest Las Vegas area rumors, newspaper announcements, news and press releases
which our staff has picked up on, of interest to the touring public.
Some are well confirmed, some not, some humorous,
some pathetic. Some of these border on pure speculation, while others
were heard "straight from the source" (see the explanation of *'s above).
You've been warned! Although we've done our best in following
up, to track down the details, LVLG assumes no responsibility for their
accuracy nor for any damages resulting from their lack of accuracy.