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Lucky Dragon : First Construction Update For 2016

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Jan 2016
Here's our first 2016 update on the continued construction of The Lucky Dragon hotel & casino. When we last left off, curtain glass was just starting to be clad to the hotel tower and...

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Lucky Dragon Casino Takes Shape - Part Deux

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Dec 2015
We last checked in on the Lucky Dragon two days ago, we found that the forthcoming property from former Venetian/Palazzo executive William Weidner and real estate entrepreneur Andrew Fonfa had gained steel pylons and crossbeams...

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Lucky Dragon's Casino Takes Shape

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Dec 2015
Two weeks after threatening to halt construction unless someone, anyone subsidized the continuation of their project, the Lucky Dragon brought in a huge pile of structural steel and has begun framing their casino building. Pylons have...

Tagged: lucky dragon   construction   william weidner   andrew fonfa   north strip   baccarat   dim sum   

Fontainebleau is For Sale

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Nov 2015
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that corporate raider/activist investor/occasional casino owner Carl Icahn has contracted with CBRE real estate to sell the mothballed Fontainebleau property. CBRE Group said that Mr. Icahn has hired the company,...

Tagged: fontainebleau   north strip   carl icahn   wynn   

The Lucky Dragon Is Roaring!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Oct 2015
Construction at Lucky Dragon is roaring. Since topping out the hotel tower at amazing speed and finishing the parking garage, Penta Building Group (Las Vegas Arena, Grand Bazaar Shops, SLS Las Vegas) have turned their focus...

Tagged: lucky dragon   construction   penta building   new casino smell   north strip   

Why The SLS Might Become Something...

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 24 Jun 2013
It's a very open secret that Sahara honcho Sam Nazarian's projects live in a cloud of media hype. From bit pieces about his growing nightclub empire to full on fluff (seemingly annual) LA Times featurette,...

Tagged: sls   sahara   renovations   sam nazarian   sbe entertainment   north strip   

Riviera Renovations Continue

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 May 2012
Not sure how I missed this, but the Riviera announced a few weeks ago that they are continuing their rolling renovation and reshuffling to the tune of $20 million more bucks. The high level items include...

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Echelon Delayed Until 2018!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 May 2012
Boyd Gaming has filed a request with Clark County to extend the time frame of existing permits for the Echelon development for an additional six years [PDF]. The applicant indicates that given the state of the...

Tagged: echelon   boyd gaming   north strip   sls las vegas   

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