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Maybe true, Holly.
It seems to have been on it's 'last legs' for some time now. The Riv is clearly not going down without a fight.
Perhaps I should take book on how long it has to live...mmmm.....new post idea.
What the owners need to do is find its current market, and be the best it can be in that market. Unfortunately it's a low end property with much competition such as Flam, Harrah's, Quad - and most visitors will take those over Riv with location being a deciding factor.
Maybe. I am of the consensus that it needs to hang on until the North End of the strip has developed. In any case, I really hope it hangs around before my next visit.
58 not out. . . this is a cricket term for our non-UK friends :-)
I don't think this is enough. They need to look at what the Trop did and take some pointers from that.
Bombs away, it is a sad relic of days gone by. Once the new properties on the north strip start to spring up, it will go from a sad relic to just plain eye sore. Implosion is it's destiny...
The answer is no.
I like the Riviera - but the problem with Las Vegas is the problem with the overall economy/society.
The Haves and Have-nots problem. There is no middle anymore. So anything that is not luxury becomes a "dump" fast.
FYI - - In a recent survey 24% of young people define the American Dream as "not being in debt."Edited: 15 November 2013, 14:57
It would be sad to see the riv blown up. Whenever we lose any of the old joints a little but of what makes Vegas disappears forever. At least we can go to the flamingo, Tropicana, quad, and the riv and get a feel for the good old days. I am glad to see the Sahara will still be standing even with all of the changes.
" At least we can go to the flamingo, Tropicana, quad, and the riv and get a feel for the good old days. ".
I stated that we can physically go to these places and get a "feel". For the good old days. I did not state that these places were as good as they were in the old days.