Fifth Street Gaming will bring 700 slot machines, 30 table games, 650 hotel rooms and 800 permanent jobs to a resurgent Downtown Las Vegas in 2013 as the Downtown Grand Casino & Hotel opens on the site of the former Lady Luck Hotel & Casino to offer downtown Las Vegas visitors a range of boutique hotel casino options unlike anything you’ll find on the Las Vegas Strip.
The Downtown Grand will be at the heart of Fifth Street Gaming’s Downtown3rd redevelopment project, comprised of four blocks of meeting space, retail, a lifestyle center and more in addition to the hotel and casino.
Fifth Street Gaming ran the casino operations of the historic Gold Spike Casino in downtown Las Vegas until its sale to Downtown Project in 2013. The Gold Spike provided downtown visitors and locals with $3 Double Deck Blackjack and 99% payback video poker for more than 35 years.
Lady Luck smiled on downtown Las Vegas in February 2011 as Fifth Street Gaming took over the development of the Lady Luck Hotel & Casino – five years after the downtown Las Vegas landmark was shuttered. The long-awaited, $100 million-plus revitalization of the historic property, to be reborn in 2013 as the Downtown Grand Casino & Hotel, is the heart of a four-block redevelopment project called Downtown3rd. Downtown3rd will include the Downtown Grand as well as 20,000 square feet of meeting space, a lifestyle center and 80,000 square feet of retail space.
The Downtown Grand Casino & Hotel will invite gamblers to try their luck on any of 30 classic table games or 700 state-of-the-art slot machines in our 35,000 square foot casino. Thirsty guests can raise a glass at any of eight bars and lounges, while 11 restaurants are sure to please every palate.
The 650 guestrooms at the Downtown Grand will set Downtown Las Vegas’ new standard for luxury, sophistication and style, making an inviting destination for high-rolling gamblers as well as Las Vegas visitors who value service and comfort even more than a hot slot machine.
The Downtown Grand is part of an emerging new center of urban cool and innovation that includes World Market Center, Symphony Park, the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, the new headquarters of Internet retail giant Zappos and of course the burgeoning 18b Arts District, home to the monthly First Friday art festival.
The Downtown Grand Casino & Hotel is scheduled to open in 2013 in a prime Downtown Las Vegas location next to the National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement, aka the Mob Museum, steps away from the Fremont Street Experience, and two blocks from the Fremont East Entertainment District and its bustling collection of bars, lounges and live music venues.
The redevelopment will create an estimated 500 construction jobs, with 600 full-time jobs to be created upon the Downtown Grand’s opening.