Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, crews could be seen working all around the stadium, carrying out signage work and curtain wall duties, among a bevy of tasks.
St. Patrick’s Day revelers at Rock & Reilly’s pub watched Gov. Steve Sisolak’s news conference announcing the 30-day closure of casinos and other nonessential business. After the conference, REM’s “It’s the End of the World as We Know it” played at the pub.
Sisolak’s order follows the issuance of executive orders and gaming regulatory decisions to close properties in six other states that offer casino gambling.
Employees will continue to receive benefits and pay during the closure, which is set to last through at least March 31.
Las Vegas’ desert landscape may not look like a winter wonderland, but local resort-casinos are still getting into the holiday spirit.
Within walking distance of 20,000 Caesars Entertainment hotel rooms, the new Caesars Forum, capable of accommodating 10,000 people, will open its doors in March.
Thousands of origami Japanese maple leaves billow above the Aria’s main lobby to celebrate the turn of the season.
MGM Resorts International is converting the Las Vegas Village and Route 91 Harvest music festival site into parking for events at Allegiant Stadium, and also a community and athletic center.
On Friday, The Venetian began a celebration of its 20th anniversary. At the first stroke past midnight, The Venetian marquee began paying tribute to the 650 employees who have worked at the hotel-casino since its opening. A “founders ball” is planned to honor the Day One employees this summer.
Attaching a hotel-casino to a convention center was a money loser. That was the conventional wisdom before The Venetian opened on the Strip 20 years ago this week.