Raul Jusinto

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino


Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

LVH
"LVH – Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas Strip, USA." by Bobak Ha'Eri is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Las Vegas Hilton

Star Trek Experience
Star Trek: The Experience. Opened in 1998. Closed in 2008.

Las Vegas Hilton

Las Vegas Hilton

Elvis Presley Hilton
Starting in 1969, Elvis Presley sells out 636 consecutive shows. His show came to an end due to his untimely passing in 1977.

International Hotel

North Strip 1950s
Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, Nevada: photographic print. Mary and Arthur Ackerman Aerial Photograph Collection (PH-00306). UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. Cropping and text layers added to original by Raul Jusinto.

Opened as the International Hotel on July 2, 1969. Renamed Las Vegas Hilton in 1971, LVH in 2012. Became the Westgate in 2014.

Architect: Martin Stern Jr.

LVH associated with: Larry Woolf (2015).

Las Vegas Hilton associated with: Barron Hilton (1990), Dennis Gomes (2012), Elvis Presley.

International Hotel associated with: Kirk Kerkorian (1991), Fred Benninger (2004), Bob Arum (2008), Elvis Presley.

First mega-resort in the Las Vegas Valley.

Was the largest hotel in the world in 1969.

Was the tallest building in Nevada from 1969-1979.

On February 10, 1981, an arson fire killed eight people.

On july 18, 1994, high winds damaged the Las Vegas Hilton sign.

The Westgate SuperBook is currently the largest sportsbook in the world.

The Las Vegas Park Speedway racetrack previously occupied parts of the land.

Located at 3000 Paradise Road, Winchester, Nevada.

Denotes American Gaming Association Hall of Fame year of induction.