Think of it as Las Vegas’ version of Santa Claus’ list. It shows if you’ve been naughty or nice.
The Lady Luck, the shuttered hotel-casino that former Mayor Oscar Goodman once called a “carcass,” will be reborn as the Downtown Grand.
The Las Vegas economy had limped along for several years, causing civic leaders to wonder when, or if, better days were ahead.
Michael McClendon, a poker room supervisor at the Sahara, wasn’t surprised when he was called into a meeting at 7:30 a.m. with other employees and was told the nearly 60-year-old Strip resort would cease operations in May.
McClendon, who recently celebrated 25 years at the casino, said the announcement Friday shouldn’t have been unexpected.