Silver City Casino

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Silver City Casino
Address 3001 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada 81909
Opening date 1974
Closing date October 31, 1999
Casino type Land
Owner Major Riddle owner (1974-1979). Circus Circus Enterprises (1979-1999)
Previous names None
Luke Brugnara owner Silver City Casino, 2004

The Silver City Casino was a casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Winchester, Nevada. It was opened in 1974. Real estate tycoon Luke Brugnara purchased the casino property in 1999[1] and converted it into a strip shopping center in 2004. Silver City became Southern Nevada's first smoke free casino in 1991.[2]

Closing in 1999[edit]

In 1999, Circus Circus Enterprises announced that the Silver City Casino would be closed on October 31, 1999. It was a successful casino, but was on rented property. Circus Circus Enterprises was evicted by The Landlord, United Holdings of California and a total of 150 workers lost their jobs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stutz, Howard (2010-01-29). "Former Silver City Casino owner pleads guilty to filing false tax returns". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Groff, Donald D. (1999-06-17). "Saving money in Williamsburg". Salon. Retrieved 19 August 2010.