Gansevoort Las Vegas Set to early open in 2014
The previous Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall (seen here) is being transformed completely into the Gansevoort Las Vegas for an earlier 2014 opening
Because the recession hit Las Vegas big time five years back, it’s been an extended dry spell without the new casino spaces. Several that were partially built were then abandoned, although some of those, such as the Echelon-now-Genting-Resorts-World, are on their long ago up.
But before that behemoth is completed, a smaller however very property that is visible be making its first: the formerly tacky Barbary Coast-turned-Bill’s-Gamblin’-Hall that is being transformed into the Gansevoort vegas for an earlier 2014 opening.
The property in a prime real estate spot right opposite Caesars plus the Bellagio, on the part of Flamingo and the Las Vegas 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 an interesting history, as so many gambling enterprises do on the Strip.
When casino impressario Michael Gaughan who additionally owns the equine stable-equipped South Point on the Strip that is far south first the 1.7 acre home straight back in 1979, he built the Barbary Coast on it, but perhaps not without jumping through some hurdles. (mais…)