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Gaming History - Week of December 10, 2017
 
December 10th
2017 - Sunday

1941 - Reno, NV.   The Sphynx opened at 1410 East Fourth Street, former site of the Silver Slipper. The club closed in December of 1942; the building was destroyed by fire on January 1, 1943.

 
December 12th
2017 - Tuesday (TODAY)

1980 - Atlantic City NJ.   Atlantic Club Hotel & Casino opened in 1980 as Golden Nugget than sold to Bally's called Bally's Grand. Later called The Grand before selling to Hilton. Then in late 2011 Hilton stripped the name from them so they operated as ACH for a few months... On March 13th 2012 the officially opened as Atlantic Club Hotel & Casino. Closed January 13th 2014.
Link to: Atlantic Club Wikipedia
$ 100.00 Chip

2006 - Cofresi Beach, Dominican Republic.   The casino at Ocean World Marina opens.
Link to: Ocean World Marina on the Caribbean ChipGuide

 
December 13th
2017 - Wednesday

1993 - Biloxi, MS.   Lady Luck Casino opens.

1995 - Robinsonville, MS.   Horseshoe Casino opens.

 
December 14th
2017 - Thursday

1996 - Lawrenceburg, IN.   Argosy casino opens.

 
December 15th
2017 - Friday

1952 - Las Vegas Nevada.   The Sands Hotel and Casino was a historic hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, United States, that operated from 1952 to 1996. Designed by the architect Wayne McAllister, with a prominent 56-foot (17 m) high sign, the Sands was the seventh resort to open on the Strip. During its heyday, the Sands was the center of entertainment and "cool" on the Strip, and hosted many famous entertainers of the day, most notably the Rat Pack. .
Link to: Sands Wikipedia

2007 - La Romana, Dominican Republic.   Casino Dominicus opens, closes 2 years later.
Link to: Casino Dominicus on the Caribbean ChipGuide

2010 - Las Vegas Nevada .   (commonly referred to simply as The Cosmopolitan or The Cosmo) is a luxury resort casino and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort opened on December 15, 2010, and is located just south of the Bellagio on the west side of Las Vegas Boulevard, and consists of two high rise towers. The $3.9 billion project features 2,995 rooms, a 110,000 sq ft casino, 300,000 sq ft of retail and restaurant space, a 40,000 sq ft (3,700 spa and fitness facility, a 1,800 seat theater, and 150,000 sq ft (14,000 m2) of meeting/convention space. In 2013, the hotel was rated "The Best Hotel in the World" by Gogobot. In 2015, the resort was named to the Condé Nast Traveller Gold List as one of the "Top Hotels in the World". .
Link to: The Cosmopolitan Website   Link to: The Cosmopolitan Wikipedia
The Chandelier Bar

 
December 16th
2017 - Saturday

2003 - Lucaya, Grand Bahama, Bahamas.   Isle of Capri casino opens, closes in 2009.
Link to: Isle of Capri on the Caribbean ChipGuide

2009 - Paradise Nevada.   Aria Resort and Casino is a luxury resort and casino, part of the CityCenter complex on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. Aria consists of two curved glass and steel high rise towers adjoined at the center. It opened on December 16, 2009 as a joint venture between MGM Resorts International and Infinity World Development. At 4,000,000 sq ft (370,000 m2) and 600 ft (180 m) in height, it is the largest and tallest structure at CityCenter.
Link to: The Aria Wikipedia   Link to: Aria Website


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