Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 | 2 a.m.
Sometime just before 8 a.m. today, the Victorian Cafe will have served its last $6.99 plate of steak and eggs at Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon. The after-midnight breakfast specials took top billing on the marquee of the casino, which closes at noon today on the corner of Flamingo Road and the Las Vegas Strip. Bill's had survived a name change, three owners, a landscape shifting to luxury resorts and five recessions. Its doors will shut about one month shy of its 34th birthday. Craps tables were crowded as the last weekend began Friday afternoon, with cheers of winning rolls ...
Gansevoort Las Vegas Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon is now closed to undergo renovations for an all new upscale lifestyle boutique hotel and casino that will be called Gansevoort Las Vegas.
The new property marks a partnership among Bill’s owner Caesars Entertainment Corp., the New York-based luxury hotel brand Gansevoort Hotel Group and nightlife mogul Victor Drai. Under the $185 million renovation, Ganesvoort Las Vegas will have 188 guest rooms and 19 suites, featuring a Parisian apartment-style theme by Tandem Las Vegas, which also designed boutique hotel Rumor. The renovation will include a 40,000-square-foot casino, a redesigned lobby bar, an ultra-lounge and retail outlets.
Drai's Beach Club and Nightclub will open in a 65,000-square foot space alongside the property's rooftop pool.
The property was first opened in 1979 as the Boyd Gaming-owned Barbary Coast. Harrah's Entertainment bought it in 2007 and rebranded it as Bill's Gamblin' Hall and Saloon in a tribute to company founder Bill Harrah.
3595 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas,
NV 89109 702-737-2100
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