This is it. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is finally closing. It’s funny that a casino that I’ve rarely visited in the past five years stirred up so much emotion. The Hard Rock opened in 1995 and became one of my favorite casinos for about 10 years.
his was a very rare week in Las Vegas with little drama and little news. Since there isn’t much major news, we’ll touch on one big topic, a less big topic but still interesting, and then expand Quick Hits as needed.
We’re going to flip this week’s Vegas News around. The big insidery news from MGM Resorts will be at the end of the post. (Hint: New Vegas)
Restaurant Week in Las Vegas is fantastic so I want to start with a reminder that it continues through at least June 29. Comp Drinks At Park MGM, Sounds Like There Might Be A Virgin Delay, Comp Drinks At Park MGM and much more Vegas scoop!
Vegas News | Let’s Welcome Virgin Hotels to Las Vegas – We’ve officially entered my favorite time of the year to be in Las Vegas. It’s so perfect outside during the day that a major business conglomerate held a press conference outside on Friday. Let’s actually start the news here because there’s a lot to discuss.
Wynn Resorts announced that they will be reporting earnings on Monday morning. Hard Rock May Finally Be Sold. While the deal isn’t confirmed there’s too much smoke not to see a fire. + more news and scoop
Las Vegas is a city of big events. I look at our Sunday Vegas News column the same. This column
Sir Richard Branson, a man who transforms virtually every media and travel market he focuses on, is ready to shake up the entire world of cruises.