Hotels and Casinos on Fremont Street
The second most famous street in Vegas is the Fremont Street. Of course, you have seen it at least once on TV, magazine or somewhere else. But do you know that by nightfall, the Fremont Street becomes the largest video – show in the world? Millions of lights and a lot of watts of music create for about 7 minutes the most magical pictures ever. Fremont street is located in downtown, the old part of the city. One of the main attractions there is the pedestrian mall called The Fremont Street Experience. The Neonopolis shopping mall (there are 3 miles of neon lights there), famous for the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Arts and its 11 screen theatre complex Galaxy Neonopolis 11 is located on the Fremont Street Experience as well.
Binion’s Gambling Hall
Among the most famous hotels located there is Binion’s Gambling Hall and Hotel named after its founder – Benny Binion. On the Fremont Street Experience is located the famous Horseshoe Casino. When the casino was opened, there were very high table limits. For instance, the craps table limits were 10 times higher than in other hotels and casinos in Vegas. But since Binion intentionally avoided some tax payments, he served some time in Leavenworth Penitentiary and after that he sold his share to Joe W. Brown. His sons Ted and Jack run the casino because Binion was not allowed to have a gaming license (not anymore). The Horseshoe casino hosted the World Series of Poker in 1970. In 1988 the Mint Las Vegas Hotel and casino became part of Binion’s Gambling Hall. In the Binions West Tower you can enjoy the food of Binion's Ranch Steak house. You can also visit the Binion’s Deli, Binion’s Coffee Shop, and Binion’s Snack Bar with its delicious burgers. Next to the casino’s race and sports books you can find the legendary Benny’s Bullpen Sports Bar and Cigar Lounge which offers a selection of cigars. There you can find also some video poker machines. The hotel offers more than 350 guest rooms, cable / satellite TV, Internet access, roof top pool, different packages, promotions and exclusive deals. And no matter that the tournaments have moved to Rio, we should not forget that the World Series of Poker and the Hall of Fame Poker Classic were born at Binion’s.
The Fremont Street
The Fremont Street Hotel and Casino is also located on the famous Fremont Street Experience. It offers more than 400 guest rooms and suits, meeting rooms, many dining options, 42 seat race and sports book. The casino provides many table games, slots, Megabucks, Super Megabucks etc.
The Victorian Carnival themed Four Queens Hotel and Casino which was named after the builder’s (Ben Goffstein) four daughters offers about 700 guest rooms and its main attraction is the largest slot machine in the world – the Queen’s Machine. The hotel offers meeting rooms, business center, race and sports book. In the casino visitors can enjoy many table games, Megabucks, and slots.
Las Vegas Fitzgerald
Las Vegas Fitzgerald Casino and Hotel was opened in 1980 as the Sundance Hotel and renamed seven years later. Today we know it ss Fitzgeralds Casino and Hotel or the Fitz, for short. The “Luck of the Irish” themed 34 story hotel is located at the end of Fremont Street Experience and offers more than 600 deluxe rooms, business center, dry cleaning services, race and sports book, currency exchange, car rental etc. The dining places include the Couryard Grill and Buffet, Don B's Steakhouse, McDonald's as well as Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. Since the Fitz provides first class catering, you can organize meetings, parties, anniversaries, weddings, and banquets. The casino offers moiré than 20 table games like Deuces Wild Hold'em and Fold'em, Texas Holdem bonus, Single, Double, Six Deck and Eight Deck Blackjack, Craps, Caribbean Draw Poker, Blackjack Switch, Three Card Poker, Pai Gow Mania, Let It Ride, the world famous Roulette and many others. It offers also more than 900 slot machines.
Main Street Station Casino Brewery and Hotel
The Main Street Station Casino Brewery and Hotel, also located in downtown, Las Vegas offers more than 2,500 deluxe rooms and suits as well as special room offers, packages, group sales etc. In the men’s restroom there you can see a portion of Berlin Wall. You also have the opportunity to enjoy stained glass from the Lillian Russell Mansion, Louisa May Alcott Pullman car, Chandeliers from the Coca-Cola Building, Austin, Texas, doors and facade from Kuwait Royal Bank etc. As many hotels in Vegas, the hotel provides safety deposit boxes, in-room safes, check cashing, Rent a Car services. There are specialties nights during the week and champagne brunches during the weekend. The dining options include the Garden Court Buffet, Triple 7 Restaurant and Microbrewery and others. Since the Main Street Casino, Brewery and Hotel Las Vegas offers a first class catering and facilities, here you can organize meetings, banquets and other celebrations there. The Victorian themed casino you can find the latest live action tables, video and reel machines. You can also enjoy the shuttle service to and from the Las Vegas Strip. The casino is connected by a bridge over Main Street to the Hawaiian themed California Hotel and Casino known also as the Cal. There you can find stores like Dolce & Gabbana, Adidas, Ann Taylor, Lacoste, Armani Exchange, Chico's, Banana Republic, Bose, Kenneth Cole, Brooks Brothers, Nike Factory Store, Eddie Bauer, Elie Tahari, Guess, Perry Ellis, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store etc.
The Golden Nugget
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino offers more than 2,000 deluxe rooms and suits as well as a lot of dining options. It is famous for its Hand of Faith - the Largest Gold Nugget in the world found by metal detector. Its weight is 27 kilograms and it is displayed at the hotel’s lobby. The newest attraction of the Golden Nugget Hotel is the Shark. The swimming pool includes waterfalls, a shark tank, cabanas, a 3 –story waterside etc, so you hae the opportunity to swim peacefully among (actually, near) brown, Pacific blacktip, sandtiger, zebra and other types of sharks.
The Plaza Hotel and Casino Las Vegas offers more than 1,000 rooms and suits, a roof top swimming pool, fitness center, beauty salon, wireless Internet, Limousine services, different dining and entertainment options. On the second floor of the Plaza you can find The Knot Chapel where you can plan and perform your perfect wedding.
There are hotels in Vegas that have no casinos but if they have, in most of them you can enjoy Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Caribbean Stud, Let It Ride, 3 Card Poker, Texas Hold’em, Pai Gow Poker, 21 to The River, Black Jack Switch, Mini Baccarat and a lot of machines, Megabucks, Super Megabucks, Keno and many other famous and interesting games.