#El Cortez Hotel & Casino

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El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Announces Expansion Project

El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas will undergo a $20 million renovation that expands its casino floor and adds a new high limit lounge, restaurant, bars, and cafe. The project, which will also include some casino renovations,begins this summer and will culminate in 2025. Hotel officials say the makeover will retain the vintage charm of El…
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Announces Expansion Project
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Coin slots, blackjack, and Starbucks: Las Vegas property renovated

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The El Cortez has taken a gamble on using its casino floor to bridge the generation gap for Las Vegas, and with influencers and longtime gamblers sharing a table-it doesn't look like they are bluffing. The 83-year-old hotel casino still stands as a reminder of the city's past according to Adam Wiesberg, general manager of El…
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino announces $20 million property-wide expansion

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A historic casino in downtown Las Vegas is continuing to renovate, evolve, and grow. On Thursday, the El Cortez Hotel & Casino announced a $20 million property-wide expansion, which will include a new high limit lounge, a new roulette bar, a new show bar that will play black and white films and live sports, a new Asian restaurant…
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino announces $20 million property-wide expansion
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El Cortez to expand casino, add bars, restaurants in $20M project

One of downtown Las Vegas' oldest casinos plans to make things new with a $20 million casino renovation. El Cortez will add a high-limit slot room, two new bars, a restaurant and a coffee shop during expansive renovations that begin this summer, according to a Thursday news release. The additions come a few years after the property spent $30…
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El Cortez to expand casino, add bars, restaurants in $20M project
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Local Las Vegas couple hits $829K jackpot at El Cortez

Posted at 8:30 AM, Mar 06, 2024 (KTNV) - A Las Vegas couple turned a $3.75 bet into a big win at El Cortez Hotel & Casino this week. The pair of locals are now $829606 richer, according to a casino spokesperson. The jackpot was won on a Buffalo Diamond Extreme slot machine on Monday, March 4. In a release announcing the jackpot win, an El Cortez…
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Local Las Vegas couple hits $829K jackpot at El Cortez
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Las Vegas couple wins over $800k at downtown casino with slot machine

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A Las Vegas valley couple is going back home with thousands more in their pocket after visiting a local casino! On Monday, officials with El Cortez Hotel & Casino said the local couple won big on the Buffalo Diamond Extreme. The machine shows that the bet was $3.75. The two won a total of $829606. "El Cortez is one of the…
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Las Vegas couple wins over $800k at downtown casino with slot machine
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Where Old Vegas is still alive today

The CNN Original Series "Vegas: The Story of Sin City" showcases the heart and history of one of America's most beloved and notorious cities in four immersive episodes. Tune in Sunday, March 3, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN. Leave it to Las Vegas to upstage Travis and Taylor, Usher and the most-watched Super Bowl ever. Sure, last month's game was…
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Las Vegas’ Historic El Cortez Hotel & Casino Renovates Original 47 Rooms

Opened in 1941, the iconic El Cortez Hotel & Casino has maintained its vintage charm with original hotel rooms located above the casino floor, only accessible by a wooden staircase. Today, the Downtown Las Vegas landmark-and the only casino listed on the National Register of Historic Places -announces the completed renovation of these 47 rooms,…
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Las Vegas’ Historic El Cortez Hotel & Casino Renovates Original 47 Rooms
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Downtown Vegas' El Cortez casino finishes $3M upgrade of vintage 'Original 47' rooms

Downtown Las Vegas hotel-casino El Cortez announced Tuesday the completion of a $3 million renovation that consisted of the upgrade of 47 original vintage rooms -dubbed the "Original 47" - built in 1941, the year when the National Register of Historic Places-listed venue opened its doors. Originally used as boarding and meeting spaces when the…
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Downtown Vegas' El Cortez casino finishes $3M upgrade of vintage 'Original 47' rooms
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Many Las Vegas casinos have come and gone, but some have stood the test of time. In this post, we'll talk about the history of Vegas and look at some of the oldest casinos that are still in operation today. Soon, you'll understand why these three classic casinos are still among the most popular Vegas hot spots. Las Vegas is still a relatively new…
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Las Vegas local wins $250k at El Cortez Hotel & Casino

Posted at 3:13 PM, Jun 07, 2022 DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Another win at the El Cortez Hotel & Casino! The casino sent news that a Las Vegas local won $250000 on Monday. The local wished to remain anonymous. The local hit a 9 out of 10 betting $13 on Circus Keno with a 10x multiplier which resulted in the jackpot according to the El Cortez. The…
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Las Vegas local wins $250k at El Cortez Hotel & Casino
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino recent jackpots total $1.8 million

A press release from the El Cortez Hotel & Casino gave information on the jackpots won during the month of May and so far this June. Posted at 9:00 PM, Jun 06, 2022 and last updated2022-06-07 00:00:12-04 DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A press release from the El Cortez Hotel & Casino gave information on the jackpots won during the month of May and so…
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino recent jackpots total $1.8 million
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El Cortez in Las Vegas going adults-only on April 1: Travel Weekly

In the first phase, all guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid state-issued identification for all hotel stays. A future phase of this new policy, expected to be implemented before the end of the year, will include identification checks at every entrance, making the entire property, including all food and beverage outlets, limited to…
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El Cortez in Las Vegas going adults-only on April 1: Travel Weekly
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino transitions to 21+ only property

El Cortez Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas will officially be transitioning to a 21 years of age and over-only property later this spring. For any hotel stays booked April 1, 2022, and beyond, all guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid state-issued identification. This transition will be conducted in two phases beginning on…
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino transitions to 21+ only property
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino implements Optx’s casino management platform

Optx's data management platform has been selected by El Cortez Hotel & Casino, which aims to streamline player engagement and marketing operations. El Cortez, one of the longest continuously-operating hotel and casino venues in Las Vegas, has selected the digital platform to modernise the venue's operations, as well as increase efficiency through…
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino implements Optx’s casino management platform
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Where to get meatballs in Las Vegas for National Meatball Day

Welcome to National Meatball Day, one of the most familiar - if not jubilant - of all the newfangled food-themed holidays, especially for lovers of Italian-American flavors. Here's a heaping platter of places to enjoy the savory (and usually saucy) morsels in Southern Nevada. 90 Ninety Bar+ Grill in the Suncoast Hotel & Casino features an order of…
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LUCKY! Multiple jackpot winners at one downtown Las Vegas hotel this month

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)- A lucky guest from Hawaii won big Friday after hitting a jackpot of $26160.00 on a Dollar Storm slot machine at the El Cortez Hotel & Casino. This comes on the heels of eight other big jackpot wins in the month of December, making the holidays extra special for those lucky guests. "El Cortez is famous for many things, but one area…
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LUCKY! Multiple jackpot winners at one downtown Las Vegas hotel this month
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ICE London gives Landmark Award to El Cortez in Downtown Las Vegas

ICE London has named the iconic El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las Vegas as a Landmark Award recipient in recognition of its 80th anniversary celebrations, in a tribute to the heritage of land-based gaming. Clarion Gaming Group MD Alex Pratt will be making the presentation in-person to owner Kenny Epstein on December 15 at the El Cortez,…
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ICE London gives Landmark Award to El Cortez in Downtown Las Vegas
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Best hotels in Las Vegas for 2022

From the colossus Caesars Palace, the grandaddy of The Strip, New York, New York with its giant rollercoaster, and The Venetian, which brings the Grand Canals of Venice to the desert, complete with gondolas - Las Vegas is the most fun city in the US and should be experienced at least once in a lifetime. While gambling and entertainment are very…
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Flamingo Las Vegas joins El Cortez marking milestone dates

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two iconic Las Vegas hotel-casinos are marking milestone dates - one on the Strip and one downtown. The Flamingo Las Vegas has begun celebrating its 75th birthday ahead of the Dec. 26 anniversary of the date in 1946 when Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel opened the first resort-style property on a highway that became Las Vegas Boulevard and…
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El Cortez hotel-casino celebrates 80 years in downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- El Cortez Hotel and Casino celebrates 80 years of operation in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday. El Cortez is the oldest continuously-operating hotel and casino in Las Vegas. It first opened in 1941 before the U.S. got involved in World War 2. With a storied history, Bugsy Siegel and the Mob even owned it for a brief time. "When…
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Downtown Las Vegas icon El Cortez Hotel & Casino to commemorate 80 years this November

LAS VEGAS, NV - This November, the historic El Cortez Hotel & Casino celebrates its monumental 80th Anniversary as the longest continuously running hotel & casino in the ever-changing landscape of downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. As the only casino listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Vegas institution has stood the test of time…
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Despite The Pandemic, Casinos Have Never Been Busier

This is true, especially in Maryland and Nevada, where the leisure and hospitality sectors are slowly digging themselves out of the hole. Over the past year, the staff at Maryland's six casinos have been developing ingenious strategies to keep the dice rolling on the craps tables while observing COVID safety measures. Most of the U.S. casinos that…
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Las Vegas bar owner saw plenty of turmoil during pandemic

Like countless others in the food and beverage industry, Jonathan Fine has seen plenty of turmoil since the pandemic hit. The Las Vegas bar owner was forced to close his taverns last year, faced eviction threats from landlords, tossed out hundreds of kegs of beer, and reopened multiple locations with the help of a federal relief program. Today,…
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There is so much to do and see in downtown Las Vegas. You can also hitch a ride on the free Downtown Loop shuttle to get out and explore. The Arts District Named for 18 blocks of arts and culture in downtown Las Vegas, the area is a vibrant hub of breweries, restaurants, art galleries, murals and more. It provides the perfect place to experience a…
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El Cortez Hotel & Casino holding Las Vegas job fair

Posted at 10:53 PM, Jul 08, 2021 LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The team at is looking to fill a multitude of positions to accommodate the recent influx of guests to its property. The historic hotel celebrates its 80 anniversary this year as the longest-running hotel and casino in Las Vegas and recently completed $25 million in renovations. All applicants are…
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Headed to a casino this summer? Here’s what to expect.

It was my turn to shoot, so I leaned over the craps table and scooped up the dice. It felt good; it had been more than a year since I'd been inside a casino. I looked at the expectant faces of my fellow players, channeled all the luck of the past pandemic year into my fist - and someone sprayed Windex in my face. Okay, it wasn't actually in my…
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