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Gaming History - Week of February 02, 2020
 
February 2nd
2020 - Sunday

2006 - Paradise Nevada.   Hooters Casino Hotel is a hotel and casino located off the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, United States. It is owned by Trinity Hotel Investors and operated by the Navegante Group. It is located off the Strip next to the Tropicana and across the street from the MGM Grand Las Vegas. The hotel has 696 rooms with a 35,000-square-foot casino.
Link to: Hooters Wikipedia   Link to: Hooters Website

 
February 3rd
2020 - Monday

1941 - Reno, NV.   The 222 Club opened at the former location of the Ship & Bottle, 222 North Center Street. The 222 Club was sold in October of 1944, and the name changed to La Fiesta Club...which operated until June of 1947, when the "New" 222 Club was licensed. Further license applications and renewals were denied, other than an application to license six slot machines. On January 5, 1950, the club burned down .

2009 - Curacao.   Marriott Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino opens.

2020 - Las Vegas NV.   Morgans ended its involvement with the resort in 2011, when it was sold to Brookfield Asset Management with Warner Gaming as the operator. Virgin and a group of investors purchased the Hard Rock in 2018 and announced plans to renovate and rebrand it as a Virgin hotel. The Hard Rock closed on February 3, 2020, for approximately eight months of renovations. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is scheduled to open in November 2020.
Link to: Hard Rock Wikipedia

 
February 4th
2020 - Tuesday

1959 - Las Vegas, NV.   Cinnabar Club opens at 111 Ogden Street, downtown Las Vegas.

 
February 5th
2020 - Wednesday

1946 - Las Vegas, NV.   Kit Carson Club opens at 3355 L.A. Highway 91, on the Las Vegas Strip.

2016 - Las Vegas Nevada.   Before the giant casinos that now line Las Vegas Boulevard, there were the classics like The Plaza that established Vegas as the city of glitz, glamour and gaming - one of the original Las Vegas celebrity haunts. The Plaza, located at #1 Main Street is a historical icon for downtown Las Vegas. The Plaza Hotel & Casino is also the gateway to the famous Fremont Street Experience. When the Plaza opened its doors in 1971 it was the largest hotel and casino in the world with over 500 rooms. Over the last 40 years the Plaza has been featured in several motion pictures and influenced the design and shape of Sin City's skyline. The exhibit includes artifacts that span the 45 year history of the Plaza Hotel and its predecessors. Artifacts include casino chips and tokens, ashtrays, matchbooks, postcards, and other items. Part of the exhibit is a 21 minute continuously running video about the history of the Plaza Hotel. .
Link to: The Plaza Casino Hotel   Link to: Museum of Gaming History Events

 
February 7th
2020 - Friday

1942 - Las Vegas, NV.   El Rancho Dio opens at 3183 Las Vegas Blvd. South, on the Las Vegas Strip.

1946 - Las Vegas, NV.   Rex Club opens at 128 East Fremont Street, downtown Las Vegas - was S. S. Rex Club.

 
February 8th
2020 - Saturday

2018 - Kiamesha Lake, New York.   Resorts World Catskills opens on the former site of the Concord Hotel.
Link to: Resorts World Catskills Website


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