New Downtown Las Vegas Casino To Open In October

Las Vegas’ newest casino will open a few months ahead of schedule and allow patrons to gamble on its gaming floor at the end of next month.

Circa Las Vegas was originally scheduled to open this December, but after the Nevada Gaming Commission granted a gaming license to the Downtown area casino at the end of last week, the property will open Oct. 28.

The Stevens brothers-owned casino will be the before all else Fremont Street casino to be built from the ground up after all 1980. The brothers also own The D and Golden Gates Casinos, both of which are also located Downtown.

When plans for the casino were before all else announced in January 2019, the highlights included the world’s biggest sportsbook and a 44-story hotel tower. Last June, ownership announced that it would be an adult-only property and extend the 21 age restriction to the entire property, not just the gaming floor.

According to a report from the Las Vegas Sun, Circa will add 1,500 jobs to the struggling Las Vegas economy.

“We’ve noticed that an increasing number of folks are coming to Las Vegas,” co-owner Derek Stevens told the outlet. “The very fact that we may bring some fantastic news and some enthusiasm, which has me the most excited at this time. “

While the gaming area will open just before Halloween, the hotel won’t open for business until afterwards.

On precisely the similarly afternoon that Circa declared its launching date, Caesars Entertainment announced it would reopen another Las Vegas Strip property. Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino will open its doors on Oct. 8 10 a.m.

The resort is only going to accept bookings Thursday through Sunday, but also the gaming floor will be available 24/7. The land will adhere to the similarly limitations as other Las Vegas casinos to make sure a secure gaming environment throughout the pandemic.

Photo through Fremont Street Experience on Twitter (@FSELV)