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Drugstore plan motivated casino owners to purchase Las Vegas Club
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Last month, Derek Stevens signed on to a strongly worded letter opposing the Las Vegas Club casino’s plan to open a drugstore that would sell packaged liquor. Now, Stevens and his brother are the new owners of the Las Vegas Club. And the casino is not debating ...
Las Vegas history test: Do you know former names of city’s casinos?
Las Vegas history test: Do you know former names of city’s casinos?
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The history of Las Vegas is peppered with second acts. Third acts, fourth acts and even more acts, too. Resorts come and go, either being recycled through name changes or ...
Pop quiz: What was the original name of the Hooters hotel? Where was Castaways?
Pop quiz: What was the original name of the Hooters hotel? Where was Castaways?
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Las Vegas is constantly evolving: hotels and casinos are built and torn down, money flows in and out, tourists and residents come and go. The names of local resorts are no different. They have transformed over the years, too.
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Hotel partnership extends the D casino’s reach into new markets
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The D Las Vegas has teamed up with a new hotel chain. The downtown casino on Thursday announced a partnership with Lexington by Vantage, a Florida-based hotel company.
Joe Downtown: Hollywood titan making commercial for casinos, but what about Vegas movie?
Monday, April 29, 2013
Imagine playing at a casino where the toss of the dice can land you in a steamy jungle or open a gateway for giant wasps to attack slot junkies.
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Elevating the senses: Escalator at D Las Vegas features touch of Cirque
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The newest production of former Cirque du Soleil producer Roger Parent frames an escalator well at a downtown Las Vegas casino.
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The D imports new steakhouse from Detroit
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Continuing to play off its Detroit theme, the D casino in downtown Las Vegas has added another Michigan mainstay to its dining menu.
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Colliers Gaming Group expects Strip revenue to grow in coming years
Monday, December 10, 2012
Mike Mixer predicts that upwards of $1.5 billion will be invested in the Las Vegas gaming market over the next two years. Mixer is the head of a new national gaming group established last summer by commercial real estate brokerage Colliers International.
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What it takes to become Prince four nights a week
Monday, November 5, 2012
Jason Tenner, decked out in eyeliner and glitter, sat in his Mercedes and smiled as he watched a man in a Zorro costume cross the street in front of him. Both men were dressed for work. Zorro, in a cape and tights, spent the night posing with tourists on Fremont Street. Tenner, in a black wig and purple trench coat, spent it onstage singing “Little Red Corvette” and “1999.” Tenner, 37, performs four nights a week as Prince in the “Purple Reign” tribute show at the D Las Vegas.
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Protest downtown draws thousands of union workers
Saturday, October 13, 2012
For eight hours Beverly Hoffrichter, a cocktail waitress at the D, was picketing outside the property with her fellow Culinary Union workers as part of a massive protest outside all nine downtown casinos Saturday. Hundreds came and went in shifts during the protest, but not Hoffrichter. She stayed.
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Derek Stevens tries to bring a bit of Detroit downtown with the D
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Just as people from Hawaii view the California casino as "the ninth island," Derek Stevens wants people in Detroit to look at the D in downtown Las Vegas like a second home. He is advertising throughout the Great Lakes region, has brought a beloved Detroit eatery to his Fremont Street casino and even the name "the D" is a nickname among Detroit residents for their city.
Original American Coney Island dog stand coming to Las Vegas
Original American Coney Island dog stand coming to Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The family that lays claim to inventing the Coney dog will open its first stand outside of Detroit in downtown Las Vegas. American Coney Island, whose founder Constantine “Gust” Keros first ladled chili on a hot dog in 1917, will open its new restaurant Oct. 10 at the D Las Vegas casino.
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Rod Stewart and Kevin Burke extend Strip runs; ‘Crazy Horse Paris’
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
After months of sold-out shows, two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart will extend the schedule of his Las Vegas residency at ...
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Imperial Palace becomes the latest Vegas casino to undergo a name change
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Imperial Palace is getting a new name — a much shorter one — and a makeover.
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Derek Stevens: Five of my favorite things
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Casino owner Derek Stevens is putting his stamp on downtown Las Vegas. Stevens is co-owner and CEO of the newly rebranded D Las Vegas (formerly Fitzgeralds) and has owned the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino since 2008.