Opened on November 7, 1941.
Architecture: Mission/Spanish Revival; Marion Hicks, Wayne McAllister, Zick and Sharp.
El Cortez associated with: Marion Hicks, J.C. Grayson, J. Kell Houssels, Jr (1998), Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, Meyer Lansky, Gus Greenbaum, Moe Sedway, Jackie Gaughan (1990), Michael Gaughan (2009).
Second oldest casino in the Las Vegas Valley.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.
Located at 600 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Denotes American Gaming Association Hall of Fame year of induction.