The first resort casino to open on The Strip in ten years is ready to go! Resorts World Las Vegas is a $4.3 billion resort affiliated with the Hilton Hotels brand. Crews worked through the coronavirus pandemic to finish.
Reservations began this week for the 3,500 room destination, which will boast 40 food outlets, plus 70,000 square feet of retail, and a 117,000 square foot casino floor. Most importantly, though, it will add about 5,000 jobs to the Vegas economy.
Work on Resorts World Las Vegas began in March of 2007, shortly after the Stardust was imploded. The original plan was to build Boyd Gaming’s Echelon resort. However, financial difficulties and a recession led to Boyd selling the the acres of property.
A groundbreaking was held in May of 2015, but construction didn’t really begin until a year later following several design changes. Read more at the Review-Journal.