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US – SLS relaunches as Sahara Las Vegas with more to come

One of Las Vegas’ most iconic casino brands is standing tall again with the former SLS Las Vegas now operating under the resort’s original brand name; Sahara Las Vegas. Since Alex Meruelo purchased the property in April of last year, significant strides have been made in transforming the resort experience. Completed renovations within the $150m…

US – Meruelo Group confirms rebrand back to Sahara

The Meruelo Group has confirmed that it is going back to its roots in Las Vegas by rebranding SLS Las Vegas back to Sahara Las Vegas, an iconic brand from the 1950s that was ditched in 2013. In a city known for over-the-top spectacle, Las Vegas as businessman Alex Meruelo unveiled the return of Sahara…

US – SLS Las Vegas could rebrand back to Sahara

SLS Las Vegas, a 1,720-room casino resort at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, is considering changing its name back to the Sahara Hotel & Casino, a name synonymous with Las Vegas’ Rat Pack history. The claim comes from renowned Las Vegas blogger Scott Roeben who runs the Vital Vegas website. He said:…

US – William Hill hands $1.275m cheque to Tiger Woods backer

William Hill US has announced James Adducci, 39, of Wisconsin, as the winning bettor of the massive $1.19m payout after Tiger Wood’s 2019 Masters Victory. Mr. Adducci placed an $85,000 bet on Tiger to win the 2019 Masters Tournament on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 14/1 (+1400) odds, at the William Hill Sports Book at…

US – SLS Las Vegas unveils progress as $100m resort upgrades continue

SLS Las Vegas has unveiled progress on the $100m resort renovations that began in October of last year including updates to the casino floor, hotel rooms and corridors. The resort also revealed a new addition to its award-winning culinary program, a fast-casual Mexican concept dubbed Uno Mas. Planning for the reimagined guest experience began in…

US – SLS shaping up as a full resort operation

SLS Las Vegas has integrated the W Hotel at SLS Las Vegas into the full resort operation, calling it The Grand Tower as of Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Additionally, SLS Las Vegas will assume full operational control of the resort’s reservations system from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and the SLS Las Vegas brand will…

US – SLS Las Vegas facing lawsuit over broken investor promise

Around 60 Chinese investors who were told they would receive US permanent resident cards for ploughing money into the SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino are now taking legal action against the casino’s owners. They have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court last month, arguing that each of the 60 investors invested…

US – Conference to connect casinos to esports

The esports phenomenon has drawn in mainstream media like ESPN, major arenas like Madison Square Garden, and investors ranging from Shaquille O’Neal to Mark Cuban. As esports continues its torrid growth, the commercial gambling industry is asking how to effectively embrace and engage esports companies and fans. Answering that question is the central aim of…

US – IGT wins half of the slot floor at SLS

International Game Technology has secured a commanding 50 per cent share of the slot floor at the new SLS Las Vegas, a lifestyle-driven, mixed-use resort and casino. Targeted to open Labor Day Weekend 2014, SLS Las Vegas will feature 400 IGT games on its casino floor. Representing the stunning transformation of a celebrated Las Vegas Strip…