SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is a hotel-casino with 1,600 guest rooms and over 50,000 square feet dedicated to casino gambling. With 80 table games featuring classic blackjack, craps, and roulette, and more than 800 slot machines, SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is also home to eleven restaurants.
A Las Vegas landmark is closing it's doors for good. Locals are flocking this weekend for one last peek at the Sahara Hotel and Casino. After 58 years on the Las Vegas Strip, The Sahara will shut down for good after this weekend.
There's plenty of reasons to love the Sahara.
"Dollar Blackjack, dollar beer, dollar craps, dollar everything," says Chris Lamb, a local fan of the old casino.
"The big burrito you know? I thought I could eat it, but I couldn't. If I could eat the whole thing I could have it for free, but unfortunately I couldn't eat the whole thing. That's one of the biggest memories I have for the Sahara," says Larry Sumling who has visited from Canada....read the rest
Closure of the 59-year-old Sahara hotel-casino on the recession-battered Strip is a psychological blow to Las Vegas. Sam Nazarian, the Los Angeles nightclub impresario who owns the property, has no specific plans for the Rat Pack-era hotel's future.
The Sahara hotel-casino, a Rat Pack-era jewel of the Las Vegas Strip that age and a prolonged recession had tarnished, will close in May, owner SBE Entertainment announced Friday morning.
Chief Executive Sam Nazarian, the Los Angeles nightclub impresario who purchased the Moroccan-themed casino in 2007 and vowed to restore its hipness, said in a statement that running the property was "no longer economically viable."...read the rest
Las Vegas--"Raw Talent Live," a 75-minute, high-energy experience featuring interactive live performances of the next generation of World Dance with live, original music and exclusive, high-tech video illusions, will make its debut on the Las Vegas Strip at the Sahara Hotel & Casino in August 2008. Tickets go on sale the week of June 23rd.
"Raw Talent Live will change the way Las Vegas experiences entertainment," said Nicole "ND" Durr, creator, producer and director of "Raw Talent Live." "The show will transport audiences from their world to a virtual world that crosses the line between real and surreal, incorporating raw emotion with adrenaline packed interactive performances for a multi-sensory experience."
Talented and highly trained dancers, singers and musicians will take audiences on an emotional roller-coaster telling the passionate story of the "Laptop of Life(SM)" (LOL) -- which holds the ultimate secret the world is after. "Raw Talent Live," through visual illusion technology, will question the surreal world of modern day's duality. Do we live the life of machine beings or are we human beings?
This spectacle will be performed at the legendary Sahara Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip at 8:30 p.m. nightly, dark Wednesdays. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Sahara Hotel & Casino box office at (702) 737-2515 or by visiting Rawtalent.com.
ND conceptualized and developed the show's choreography as well as the 700 extravagant costumes. "Raw Talent Live" introduces the Ambient Entertainment Technology (AET), the show's exclusive video illusion technology. AET combines state-of-the-art video and audio technology, developed specifically for "Raw Talent Live" in collaboration with world-renowned video artist, Alex Doss. This exclusive technology allows the show's performers to virtually interact with hundreds of video images.
"Raw Talent Live" has been in development by ND for more than 18 months. ND teamed up with manager and executive producer Bernie Yuman. Yuman is well known as the manager of Siegfried & Roy and Muhammad Ali.
Located on the northern end of the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Sahara Hotel and Casino is a desert jewel rich with history and nostalgia. Since 1952, the Sahara has been a refuge for glitzy entertainment, exhilarating casino action, sumptuous dining and relaxing poolside decadence. The last remaining "Rat Pack" resort, the Sahara was the setting for the original "Ocean's Eleven" film and has played host to everyone from The Beatles to Dean Martin to Marilyn Monroe. The legendary Sahara offers guests the opportunity to experience classic Vegas at its best, at one of the last remaining properties of the Strip's glamorous heyday. For room reservations, call (888) 696-2121 or visit http://www.saharavegas.com....read the rest