Eastside Cannery

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Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel
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Address 5255 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89122
Opening date August 28, 2008
No. of rooms 307
Total gaming space 35,000 sq ft
Owner Cannery Casino Resorts
Website Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel

Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel, is a locals casino owned and operated by Cannery Casino Resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada. The property is located on Boulder Highway, approximately eight miles from McCarran International Airport. The Eastside Cannery has 65,000 sq ft of casino space, 307 hotel rooms,a special events ballroom, a private club on the 16th floor, five restaurants and three bars.

History[edit]

Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel opened its doors in August 2008, replacing the Nevada Palace, located on the same site since 1979.[1] Nevada Palace closed in February 2008, about two years after the property was purchased by Cannery. It was torn down in phases as the new property was built behind it; the exact Nevada Palace site is now the current casino's parking lot. All Nevada Palace employees were offered other positions within the Cannery organization, and many were retained as Eastside Cannery staff.[2][3] The $250 million facility was the first major casino to open in more than a decade on Las Vegas’ eastside. It features approximately 2,000 slot machines, 26 table games, a 450-seat bingo room, a race and sports book and poker room, and stands 16 stories tall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arnold M. Knightly (29 February 2008). "Nevada Palace saying its last goodbyes". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Mike Trask (29 February 2008). "Losing a lesser palace". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Dave Clark (27 August 2008). "Eastside Cannery casino to open Thursday". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 

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Coordinates: 36°06′28″N 115°03′23″W / 36.1078°N 115.0563°W / 36.1078; -115.0563