Raul Jusinto

SAHARA Las Vegas


SAHARA Las Vegas

SLS Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Sahara
"Closing Time" by James Marvin Phelps is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.

Sahara

The Beatles at the Sahara
On August 20, 1964, The Beatles performed to a sold out crowd at the Las Vegas Convention Center. They stayed in the Sahara's Alexandria Tower Room 2344 on August 19, 1964.

Sahara
The Congo Room.

Sahara

Sahara

Sahara

Club Bingo

Sahara
Aerial photograph of the original Sahara Hotel and Casino complex (Las Vegas), circa 1955. Martin Stern, Jr. Collection. UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. Original cropped by Raul Jusinto.

Opened as Club Bingo in 1947. Becomes Sahara on October 7, 1952. Closed on May 16, 2011. Reopened as the SLS Las Vegas on August 23, 2014. Renamed SAHARA Las Vegas on June 27, 2019.

Sahara associated with: Milton Prell, Del Webb (2000), E. Parry Thomas (1989), Sam Boyd (1991), Bill Bennett (1990), Larry Ruvo (2005), Diana Bennett (2017).

Club Bingo associated with: Milton Prell.

Sixth oldest casino in the Las Vegas Valley.

Sixth resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

Located on an All-American Road (2000) and a Nevada Scenic Byway (1995).

Located at

Denotes American Gaming Association Hall of Fame year of induction.