Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas

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Sam's Town Las Vegas
Sam's Town Hotel and Casino.svg
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Location Sunrise Manor, Nevada, U.S.
Address 5111 Boulder Highway
Opening date April 1, 1979
Theme Old West
No. of rooms 646
Total gaming space 120,681 sq ft (11,211.6 m2)
Permanent shows Sunset Stampede
Signature attractions Mystic Falls
Notable restaurants Angry Butcher Steakhouse
Calamity Jane's
Dunkin' Donuts
Firelight Buffet
McDonald's
Panda Express
Sports Deli
Subway
T.G.I. Friday's
Roberto's taco shop
Casino type Land-based
Owner Boyd Gaming
Renovated in 2000, 2007
Website Official website

Sam's Town Las Vegas is a hotel and casino located in Sunrise Manor, Nevada[1] on the corner of Flamingo Road and Boulder Highway. It is one of the casinos owned and operated by Boyd Gaming. It is built on 13 acres (5.3 ha) and it includes two RV parks.[2]

One of the unique features of this hotel is "Mystic Falls", a large glass-roofed atrium with tall live trees, cobblestone paths, and a rock waterfall in the center where a laser show is performed daily at different times.

It was the host hotel for the Sam's Town 300, a NASCAR race sponsored by Sam's Town. It was also the Las Vegas host hotel for the Silver State Classic Challenge race.

History[edit]

Front of Sams Town
Inside of Sams Town

The original Sam's Town opened on April 1, 1979[3] and it was one of the first locals casinos to open in the Las Vegas Valley.

From 1980 to 1999 the studios of Nevada Public Radio were located in a separate building on the property.

The 2006 album Sam's Town by The Killers was named after the casino.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parcel number inquiry - search by location address results". Clark County, Nevada. Archived from the original on November 8, 2008. Retrieved November 9, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Listing of Financial Statements Square Footage". Nevada Gaming Control Board. Retrieved January 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ "On the road of life, an idea for a casino grew". Las Vegas Business Press. April 13, 2009. Retrieved August 10, 2012. [dead link]

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Coordinates: 36°06′45″N 115°03′44″W / 36.11257°N 115.062304°W / 36.11257; -115.062304