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Want a piece of history? Riviera liquidation sale begins Thursday

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Steve Marcus

The Riviera liquidation sale, which begins at 9 a.m. Thursday at the resort, will include gaming tables and other items from the casino.

Riviera Closes After 60 Years

Traffic passes in front of the Riviera on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. The casino closed at noon May 4. Launch slideshow »

Furnishings and other items from the closed Riviera resort will be available to the public at a liquidation sale that begins at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Offerings include gaming tables, Serta pillow-top beds, flat-screen televisions, sofas, tables, bathroom fixtures, bar and restaurant furnishings, commercial kitchen equipment, stage and theater equipment, sports memorabilia, office furnishings and fitness equipment.

Larger items, including boilers, forklifts, motors and scissor lifts, also will be available. For a more complete list and photos of some of the available items, click here.

Items will be priced, tagged and sold as is. Buyers will be responsible for removing them.

All purchases will include a 10 percent buyer's premium on top of the listed price.

The sale will be held at the Riviera, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays until all items are sold.

Shoppers should enter the resort on the Riviera Boulevard side, according to National Content Liquidators, which is organizing the sale.

Admission is $10 on each of the sale's first four days. People who make a purchase won't have to pay admission on subsequent days if they show their invoice, NCL said.

The Riviera, which opened in 1955, closed May 4. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority bought the 2,075-room resort for $182.5 million and plans to replace it with convention space.

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