Suncoast Hotel and Casino

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Suncoast Hotel and Casino
Suncoast Hotel and Casino.svg
Location Las Vegas, Nevada
Address 9090 West Alta Drive
Opening date September 12, 2000
No. of rooms 432
Total gaming space 82,000 sq ft (7,600 m2)
Owner Boyd Gaming
Years renovated 2001
2003
Website Suncoast Casino

The Suncoast Hotel and Casino is a locals casino and hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, owned by Boyd Gaming Corporation. The hotel, located on a 50 acres (20 ha) site, contains 432 rooms and has an 82,000-square-foot (7,600 m2) casino (with over 2000 slot machines) as well as a Century group movie theatre, bowling alley, and conference room/meeting space.

The Suncoast is sometimes listed as being in Summerlin, but it is not a part of Summerlin. It is located next to Summerlin. When it was built, the tower was the tallest structure on the west side of the Las Vegas Valley.

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In July 1998, a $145-million dollar project, the Sundance, was announced. The name of the project was changed from Sundance to Suncoast seven months later, due to copyright issues. Construction began on the Suncoast Hotel and Casino in June 1999. It was built by Michael Gaughan's Coast Resorts, hence the Suncoast moniker (Coast was purchased by Boyd Gaming in 2004).

The Suncoast opened on September 12, 2000, with a five-minute, $75,000 fireworks show. At the time, it was expected that as many as 90 percent of the property's customers would be local Las Vegas residents rather than out of town tourists.[1]

In 2008, Primo's Steakhouse was changed to SC Prime Steakhouse and Bar.[2]

The casino has hosted many events for the Las Vegas based wrestling promotion ECWA including InterAction 7, Summer Bash 13, Black X-Mas 9, and ExtremeTV.

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Coordinates: 36°10′09″N 115°17′30″W / 36.169044°N 115.291772°W / 36.169044; -115.291772