Classic Las Vegas-Area Casino Closed, Likely To Be Demolished

Classic Las Vegas-Area Casino Closed, Likely To Be Demolished

The pandemic hurt the big casino players MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment , but those companies had deep pockets and the ability to raise money or take on debt. It wasn't easy seeing Las Vegas and really the entire state of Nevada shut down, but the giants of the field who dominate the iconic Las Vegas Strip had the resources to weather months of closures, over a year of pandemic-related rules, and convention cancellations, as well as a large percentage of Americans being reluctant to travel. For every Caesars Palace or MGM Grand, there are a couple of smaller, funkier properties that offer a different kind of charm, either in Las Vegas or elsewhere in the state.