Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas

Sam's Town Las Vegas
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Location Sunrise Manor, Nevada, U.S.
Address 5111 Boulder Highway
Opening dateApril 1, 1979
ThemeOld West
No. of rooms646
Total gaming space120,681 sq ft (11,211.6 m2)
Permanent showsSunset Stampede
Signature attractionsMystic Falls
Notable restaurantsAngry 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 typeLand-based
OwnerBoyd Gaming
Renovated in2000, 2007
WebsiteOfficial 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 features a 25,000-square-foot indoor park, bowling center, movie theater, and one of the largest casino floors in Las Vegas.[2]

One of the unique features of this hotel is "Mystic Falls Park", a large glass-roofed atrium with tall live trees, cobblestone paths, and a waterfall in the center where Sunset Stampede Laser Light and Water Show is performed daily at 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:00 PM, and 10:00 PM.[3]

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]

The original Sam's Town opened on April 1, 1979[4] 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. ^ "When You're Here, You're Home!". Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall - Las Vegas. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  3. ^ "Mystic Falls Park®". Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall - Las Vegas. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  4. ^ "On the road of life, an idea for a casino grew". Las Vegas Business Press. April 13, 2009. Archived from the original on January 28, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2012.

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