The 10 best implosions in Las Vegas history. By Rob Kachelriess. Published on 2/26/2014 at 11:00 PM . Flickr User Andrew J Ferguson. They say in Vegas, the house always wins… except when it The last and final piece of the Riviera in Las Vegas came down early Tuesday morning. Old Vegas Casino Briefly Becomes New Exploding Attraction. The 45-year-old Clarion Hotel was once a Nevada institution. Now, it's rubble. Author: George Fort Updated: Dec 14, 2015 Original: Feb 10 Riviera Hotel demolished 01:00. LAS VEGAS --The last tower of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino was reduced to rubble during an overnight implosion on the Las Vegas Strip. The remains of the Castaways hotel-casino is shown after the casino was imploded earlier in the day Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, in Las Vegas. (Gary Thompson/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Photo about Exploding Casino chip - Gambling concept. Image of color, entertainment, lucky - 184453684 Though it cribbed its name from the first major hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, the El Rancho hotel and casino just couldn't find its place in an ever-changing Vegas. It started life as the Thunderbird in 1948 (not to be confused with the hotel of the same name a mile north on the Strip), was sold and renamed as the Silverbird in 1976, and then in 1982, former Aladdin owner Ed Torres re-imagined Demolition of 7 old Hotels in Las Vegas by CDI. Skip to main content. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. A line drawing of the Internet Archive headquarters building façade. An illustration of a magnifying glass. An illustration of a magnifying glass. An illustration of a horizontal line over an up pointing arrow. Upload. An illustration of a person's head and chest The Mirage Hotel & Casino: Las Vegas is ‘The implosions capital of the world" - Put the Mirage on the short list! - See 25,030 traveler reviews, 9,214 candid photos, and great deals for The Mirage Hotel & Casino at Tripadvisor.
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