MGM Resorts International confirmed no game day tailgating will be permitted at the planned Las Vegas Village parking lot.
MGM Resorts International’s plans to build a community center on concert grounds targeted by a gunman nearly two years ago drew praise from some, but left others chagrined by a move to use the site for a temporary parking lot.
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.
Hotel Apache itself dates to 1932, a time when Model Ts parked outside the property and guests were titillated to ride the first electric elevator ever in Las Vegas.
“We had just left and went to an early dinner at a restaurant in Paris, Frenchie, and the chef came in and told everyone Notre Dame was burning,” Luxor President Cliff Atkinson said.
Mandalay Bay President Chuck Bowling says, “For every bad story you heard there are three stories about the humanity of Las Vegas.”
An increased number of security guards stood by the elevator bank Monday.
Shares of MGM Resorts International plunged as much as 10 percent Thursday morning after the company cut its earning guidance for 2018 due to weakness at two Strip properties.
MGM Resorts International has hired at least five former Metropolitan Police Department SWAT team members and several former military officers in recent months as it strengthens security at its properties following the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
State officials have created a task force to spur oversight of casino emergency response plans following the Oct. 1 massacre outside Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip.