CANNERY CASINO & HOTEL is preparing to break ground
this week on the second phase of its $40 million expansion project
that began in August. The first phase of the project features a
five-story, covered parking garage, which opened two weeks ago, and
15,000 square feet of new gaming space, complete with more than 500
slot and video poker machines, that is expected to open April 1.
Phase two of the project will add 96,400 square feet to the
property and will include a Galaxy Movie Theatres 14-screen
complex; Vinos Italian restaurant, with seating for 150 people and
a walk-up deli counter; a multi-purpose room that can accommodate
up to 300 people for banquets, meetings and other events; a
14-table poker room; and an expanded race and sports book area with
a 60-inch center viewing screen, 13 oversized LCD television
screens and 100 individual 13-inch flat screens mounted on
individually lighted player stations with earphones.
CASINO RESORT is under construction in a really big way.
The 4-year-old property has embarked on a $600 million expansion
plan that includes a 347-room hotel tower, an entertainment complex
featuring a Playboy lounge and themed retail venue, an
8,000-square-foot recording studio, a 2,200-seat showroom, 60,000
square feet of additional meeting space, two restaurants, new
specialty retail shops and a new swimming pool with private
bungalows. Construction on Palms Place, a 50-story, 599-unit
condominium hotel and spa, also is planned to begin next year. The
new property will be connected to the Palms by an enclosed,
elevated moving walkway.
CARS AT CAESARS PALACE, the first car dealership located
on the Strip, will open its doors in the Forum Shops on April 8.
The two-tiered, 34,000-square-foot showroom will feature such
exotic cars as Ferraris, Aston Martins, Lamborghinis, Bentleys,
Rolls-Royces, Panozes, Mercedes-Benzes and Porsches. In addition,
there will be retail space containing auto- and motorcycle-related
items, such as hats, apparel, models, key chains posters and books
as well as interactive touch screens, a remote-control racetrack
and an area where visitors can have their photo taken in one of two
exotic cars or on a custom motorcycle. For more information, phone
RETTON, the first U.S. woman to earn an individual Olympic
gold medal in gymnastics, will discuss her experiences as a
world-renowned athlete and fitness ambassador at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at the Silverton Casino
Hotel Lodge. At 8 p.m. on April 14, the Silverton will host former
Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Both appearances are part of
the propertys new monthly Speaker Series that began earlier this
year. Tickets for either of these events are priced at $30 each.
For more information, call (866) 946-4373 or (702)