Caesars Entertainment today announced that Bill’s Gamblin ‘Hall & Saloon will reopen as Gansevoort Las Vegas, an independent boutique resort slated to launch early next year.
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The new property that marks a partnership between Bill’s owner is Caesars Entertainment Corp., the New York-based luxury hotel brand, Gansevoort Hotel Group, and nightlife tycoon Victor Drai, who has a nightclub. After-hours work of the same name has been the main pillar at the site for the past 15 years.
Bill’s Gamblin ‘Hall & Saloon closed on Feb. 4 for a $ 185 million remodel. Gansevoort Las Vegas will offer 188 Paris-style apartment-themed rooms 188 rooms by local company Tandem Las Vegas, which also designs the Rumor boutique hotel. The renovation includes a 40,000 square foot casino, a redesigned lobby bar, a huge lounge, and retail stores.
“Gansevoort Las Vegas will be a completely unique upmarket lifestyle experience in Las Vegas,” said Tariq Shaukat, executive vice president, and chief marketing officer at Caesars Entertainment, in a statement. “It will set a new standard of modern and exciting luxury that only Gansevoort Hotel Group, Victor Drai and Caesars Entertainment can create. We are confident that Gansevoort Las Vegas will be one of the Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall and Saloon shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater most exciting destinations in Las Vegas when it opens in 2014. ”
Drai’s will return to its original position, while Beach Clubs and Night Clubs The new Drai’s will open in 65,000 square feet of space along with the property’s rooftop swimming pool.
“Drai’s After Hours has been a staple of Las Vegas nightlife for the Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall and Saloon shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater past 15 years,” says Drai. “Drai has set a new standard for late-night entertainment in Las Vegas and I have raised the success of that experience with every new location that I have launched. I am so excited to have the opportunity to once again recreate and revive the nightlife scene right where it all started 15 years ago.
“The Drai Beach Club and Night Club, located on top of the refurbished Gansevoort Las Vegas, will be unlike any other club venue in the world. I look forward to entertaining the guests at this beautiful rooftop location as well as reintroducing Drai’s After Hours to the resort. ”
Official confirmation by Caesars Entertainment today was reported by Robin Leach’s VegasDeLuxe.com on November 1 and again on February 4. The Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall and Saloon shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater official announcement also confirmed the previous stories on May 6. July 2010 and August 27, 2010, that Drai will run a 75,000 lot of land – beach underfoot and nightclub with a rooftop swimming pool.
The renovated resort is expected to employ more than 1,000 people; Bill’s staff consists of about 600 employees. The hotel opened in 1979 as the Barbary Coast owned by Boyd Gaming. It was acquired by Harrah’s Entertainment in 2007 and later renamed Bill’s Gamblin ‘Hall and Saloon in tribute to company founder Bill Harrah.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. said it plans to replace Bill’s Gamblin ‘Hall & Saloon, which closed in Las Vegas in the spring, with a 188-room luxury hotel that was renamed, Cromwell.
The Old West-style casino closed last year and will open as Gansevoort, but Caesars ended its relationship with the Gansevoort Hotel Group in the fall after Massachusetts questioned the partnership.
Cromwell, located at the heart of the Strip, is expected to have a subtle Parisian theme. It will include a rooftop swimming pool and night and day clubs for Drai. Caesars calls it “Las Vegas’ first luxury boutique hotel.”
Caesars was once a partner in a Massachusetts casino bid, but it withdrew in October after a Massachusetts Games Commission staff member raised concerns stemming from background checks.
A commission report, among other things, raises questions about Caesars’ licensing agreement with a subsidiary of the New York-based Gansevoort Hotel Group. One Gansevoort investor has been under close scrutiny, albeit not charged, for alleged ties to Russian organized crime, the report said.