HRH has sharpened its timeline in its efforts to evolve into Virgin Hotel Las Vegas. The re-launch and renaming of the property should take hold in the first half of 2020 — and only after an eight-month renovation during which the resort will be closed for four months.
Mandalay Bay President Chuck Bowling says, “For every bad story you heard there are three stories about the humanity of Las Vegas.”
MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren’s position remains that if Park MGM is successful (and he expects it to be), “We might look at doing similar things, but there is not any specific project in the works yet.”
“If I wasn’t a gambler, I’d still feel terrible,” Derek Stevens said after his Michigan Wolverines were routed by Villanova on Monday in the NCAA finals.
Derek Stevens has gained priceless promotional value with his NCAA Tournament gambit. Before the tournament, the aggressively loyal Michigan grad bet $25,000 on the Wolverines to win the championship at 40-1 odds.
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced Friday that his partnership in Virgin Hotels had snapped up the Hard Rock Hotel.
In his reign as the architect of the Vegas mega-resort, Wynn merged his personal wealth and his zeal for business with his passion for live entertainment.