Gansevoort nevada Set to early open in 2014
The former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall (seen right here) is being transformed completely into the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an early 2014 opening
Since the recession hit Las Vegas big time five years back, it’s been a long dry spell with no new casino openings. Several that have been partially built were then abandoned, although a number of those, such as the Echelon-now-Genting-Resorts-World, are on their long ago up.
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But before that behemoth is completed, a smaller however very property that is visible be making its first: the formerly tacky Barbary Coast-turned-Bill’s-Gamblin’-Hall that is being changed into the Gansevoort nevada for an early on 2014 opening.
The home in a prime property spot right opposite Caesars and the Bellagio, on the part of Flamingo and the vegas Strip gets its makeover courtesy of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (whose spending habits, inspite of the greatest debt ratio in the gambling industry, makes any sugar daddy’s girlfriend look frugal) and W.A. Richardson Builders.
The property has a history that is interesting as so many gambling enterprises do on the Strip.
Special Permits Required
Whenever casino impressario Michael Gaughan who additionally owns the equine stable-equipped South Point regarding the far south Strip first purchased the 1.7 acre property back in 1979, he built the Barbary Coast on it, but perhaps not without jumping through some hurdles. After razing a run-down motel that sat on the site, Gaughan had to apply for special permits through the Clark County commissioners to complete something unusual: add parking levels over the ground-floor casino and underneath the three-story hotel, as street parking was away from the concern during the corner that is busy.