Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014

Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014

The previous Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall (seen here) is being changed completely into the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an early 2014 opening

Because the recession hit Las Vegas big time five years ago, it’s been a long dry spell with no new casino openings. Several which were partially built were then abandoned, although some of those, such as the Echelon-now-Genting-Resorts-World, are on their long ago up.

Luxury Boutique Hotel Set to Open in 2014

But before that behemoth is completed, a smaller however very noticeable property will be making its first: the formerly tacky Barbary Coast-turned-Bill’s-Gamblin’-Hall that is being changed into the Gansevoort Las vegas, nevada for an early 2014 opening.

The property in a prime property spot right opposite Caesars and the Bellagio, on the part of Flamingo and the nevada Strip is getting its makeover courtesy of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (whose spending habits, regardless of the debt ratio that is highest 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 casinos do on the Strip.

Special Licenses Required

When casino impressario Michael Gaughan who additionally owns the equine stable-equipped South Point regarding the far south Strip first purchased the 1.7 acre home straight back in 1979, he built the Barbary Coast on it, but not without jumping through some hurdles. After razing Continue reading “Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014”

$40 Million Guy Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

$40 Million Guy Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

Archie Karas was searching good back within the mid 1990s when he won $40 million. Now he is been charged as a card cheat in a California casino.

Certainly one of the planet’s most gamblers that are famous been faced with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who had been believed to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years in the mid 1990s from an original $50 stake years ago only to lose it all back, had been presumably caught marking cards at a blackjack table in a California casino recently.

Arrested at His Home

Based on authorities, Karas was taken into custody last week at his vegas home. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, winning and cheating by fraudulent means. Karas could potentially confront 3 years in prison if he is convicted of all costs.

‘This defendant’s fortune ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between a number of different law enforcement agencies who worked together to analyze and prosecute this instance,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, north park County District Attorney.

The case ended up being opened in July, after Karas whose name that is real Anargyros Karabourniotis had been seen on protection cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using tiny amounts of dye. Karas ended up being marking all of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), aswell as aces, in order to gain a benefit over the Barona Resort and Casi Continue reading “$40 Million Guy Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating”