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You can design/build the next vegas hotel

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You can design/build the next vegas hotel

Well we now have City Center and from my view it is ugly and not something I would have spent a dime to build, let alone 10 billion. So we have talked about what places we like and what places we would tear down. If you had the monies, say 4-5 billion to build the next big resort in vegas, where would you put it and what would be it's overall theme?

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I'll go first, I would take the location of the old New Frontier. I would build a hotel with about 40 floors, with the top 5 floors being suite style. The rooms on first 5 floors would be your nice basic rooms and never priced higher then $100 a night, no matter what. The next 30 would get nicer the higher up you go and so would the price. All rooms would have balconies. The design would be retro, reflecting a look of a hotel built in the 40-50's maybe and the theme would be that. In fact I would see if the names of some of the original vegas hotels were available, and use it. Think about the rebirth of Dunes Hotel on the Strip. My casino would have a retro feel and the pools while nice would be basic. No wave pool or such, just a nice pool with pool side tables for bj and such and cabanas. I would try to put as much of the parking garage underground....

This is my thought....

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I would build exact replicas (updated of course) of the Stardust (and use the old sign), Sands (and use the old sign), and the Dunes. I would build them on the north end of the strip and then revitalize the Riviara, the Sahara and yes, even Circus Circus. I would spend a little to clean up Slots-a-Fun just a little, but just a little.

Do I have any money left?

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How cool would it be if that end of the strip went retro? I am willing to bet it could match the new city center for business...

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Well if you could implode Bally without affecting Paris otherwise I would get rid of the Wynn which is a lousy design.

I've stated this before with all the British cultural references: Beatles sherlock Holmes, etc wny not Britania

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Buy up the stardust property, build hotel A on it's site and hotel B on the New Frontier site and put a replica of the London Bridge between them that is in fact a moving sidwalk. Talk about different....

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I wouldn't build anythng new on the strip for several years (which is sad because the far north end will probably die). The best thing that could happen to Vegas right now would be Penn Gaming getting Fountainbleu. The location is terrible...but they have enough riverboat casinos naionwide to make it work if they use the Harrah's strategy of filling their rooms with players from their casinos around the country. If that becomes successful, perhaps development will fill in the empty lots sooner.

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