Published Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 | 2:57 p.m.
Updated Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 | 7:14 p.m.
One woman is dead and another is in the hospital after a strange New Year’s Day crash outside the Gold Coast casino. Witnesses told Metro Police they saw a vehicle driving erratically on Flamingo Road in front of the Palms Resort at about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle, a silver 1996 Lincoln Town Car, was traveling at a high speed eastbound down Flamingo Road when it turned north onto Wynn Road and entered the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino parking lot. The driver – a 73-year-old woman – then lost control of the vehicle, sideswiping an unoccupied parked Toyota Camry ...
The Gold Coast, which features a 711-room hotel, a casino, a bowling center, a showroom and a variety of restaurants, has been a part of Las Vegas scene since 1986.
Its 86,700-square foot casino includes more than 2,100 slot and video poker machines and 48 gaming tables that feature craps, blackjack, Pai Gow poker, Super Fun 21, roulette and mini and midi baccarat. The casino also offers a high-limit gaming room, keno, a race and sports book and a 720-seat bingo room.
The bowling center contains 70 lane and features Frameworx bowling equipment and automatic state-of-the-art scoring. The Gold Coast offers a league program for everyone — competitive scratch leagues, mixed adult programs and one of the city's largest junior leagues. The Bowling Center also offers bumper bowling for kids.
The Gold Coast Showroom/Lounge provides live music, ballroom dancing and Monday night football parties.
Dining options include steaks and seafood at the Cortez Room, the Ports O' Call Buffet and Chinese dishes at Ping Pang Pong. Other restaurants include Noodle Exchange, T.G.I. Friday's and a Subway.