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Encyclopedia > Boardwalk Hotel and Casino
Boardwalk Hotel and Casino
Address 3750 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Number of rooms 654
Theme Coney Island
Gaming space 33,000ft²
Signature attraction(s) Surf Buffet
Owner MGM Mirage
Date opened 1968
Casino type Land-Based
Renovations 1996
Previous name(s) Boardwalk Holiday Inn
Website Boardwalk Hotel and Casino

The Boardwalk hotel and casino, now closed and torn down, was owned and operated by MGM Mirage. It was part of the Holiday Inn hotel chain but left after being acquired by Mirage Resorts. It was built before the era of the mega-casinos, and was consequently tiny in comparison to many of its neighbors, with only 654 rooms. The Boardwalk casino at night File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... For other uses, see Coney Island (disambiguation). ... MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) is a Las Vegas, Nevada-based business engaged in the development, ownership and operation of hotels and casinos throughout the world. ... MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) is a Las Vegas, Nevada-based business engaged in the development, ownership and operation of hotels and casinos throughout the world. ... Holiday Inn is a brand name applied to hotels within the InterContinental Hotels Group. ...


Most visitors to Las Vegas would argue the best feature of the Boardwalk was the location on the "Strip": in between the plush Bellagio and the Monte Carlo and across from the Paris, Aladdin and MGM Grand. Bellagio is a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. It is owned by MGM Mirage. ... The Monte Carlo Resort and Casino is a hotel and casino located on the famed Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada - it is currently owned by MGM Mirage. ... Paris Las Vegas is a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA owned an operated by Caesars Entertainment. ... Planet Hollywood at night, Downtown Disney, Florida, USA. Planet Hollywood Niagara Falls, Ontario Planet Hollywood, a theme restaurant chain inspired by the popular portrayal of Hollywood, was launched in New York on October 22, 1991, with the backing of Hollywood stars Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Demi Moore. ... ...


The hotel's Coney Island theme could be seen in its facade with an original 1906 parachute drop ride and a wooden (non-functioning) roller coaster. (Hotel employees reported that people frequently came into the hotel demanding to ride the roller coaster.) The hotel was comprised of 3 distinct buildings all built at different times. The newest building was the 16 story tower built in 1996. The Steeplechase building was 6 stories and the Luna Park building was the original 4-story structure when the hotel first opened. For other uses, see Coney Island (disambiguation). ... A typical roller coaster The roller coaster is a popular amusement ride developed for amusement parks and modern theme parks. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ...

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History

Originally an independently owned hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip, the Boardwalk became owned by a public corporation (Boardwalk Casino, Inc.) in 1994. It was later acquired by Mirage Resorts in 1997. Dariush Grand Hotel,Kish island, Iran The 4-star Manor House Hotel at Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The south end of The Strip. ... MGM Mirage (NYSE: MGG) is a Las Vegas, Nevada-based business engaged in the development, ownership and operation of hotels and casinos throughout the world. ...


In 1998 the Surf Buffet converted to a 24 hour buffet, the only one on the Las Vegas Strip.


The hotel and casino closed on January 9, 2006, and the main hotel tower was imploded on May 9, 2006 at 2:34am PST in order to prepare the site for Project City Center. January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... June 2006 demolition of the 12-story Tencza Apartment building in Arlington, Virginia. ... is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... This is the first rendering from Cesar Pelli. ...


Attractions

  • Wedding gazebo,
  • Two small pools
  • Several restaurants including a 24 hour Surf Buffet and a sushi bar
  • 75 seat Race and Sports Book

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Norbert Jansen

Norm Jansen founded the Boardwalk in 1977. He started out at the Pioneer Club and then opened a gift shop at what was to be the site of the Boardwalk in 1972. When he sold the Boardwalk, he still retained a gift shop in the hotel. His daughter continued to operate that gift shop until the hotel closed. A gift shop is a store primarily selling souvenirs relating to a particular topic, often to simply provide evidence that the consumer has visited that location. ...


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Boardwalk Hotel and Casino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (474 words)
The hotel's Coney Island theme could be seen in its facade with an original 1906 parachute drop ride and a wooden (non-functioning) roller coaster.
The Boardwalk as acquired by Mirage Resorts in 1997.
The hotel and casino closed on January 9, 2006.
Boardwalk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (646 words)
A boardwalk is a place, most typically in beachfront communities, where a wooden path for pedestrians and sometimes vehicles runs along a beach or overlooking and close to a beach.
This boardwalk gained notoriety due to the board game Monopoly, which was based upon the trading and dealing of real estate in Atlantic City; in the game, Boardwalk is the most expensive property to purchase and develop, but also yields the greatest rent payoffs to its owner.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, California - This boardwalk is the oldest amusement park in California and is the home to two national historic landmarks - the Looff Carousel and the Giant Dipper roller coaster.
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