Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas

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Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall
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Address 5111 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, NV 89122
Opening date April 1, 1979
Theme 19th Century Southwestern
No. of rooms 646
Total gaming space 126,700 sq ft (11,770 m2)
Permanent shows Sunset Stampede
Signature attractions Mystic Falls
Casino type Land-Based
Owner Boyd Gaming Corporation
Previous names none
Years renovated 2000, 2007
Website Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall

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

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

History[edit]

The original Sam's Town opened on April 1, 1979[2] 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.

Media history[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parcel number inquiry - search by location address results". Clark County, Nevada. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
  2. ^ "On the road of life, an idea for a casino grew". Las Vegas Business Press. 2009-04-13. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 

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