Archive for February, 2007



According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, Harrah’s plans to change Barbary Coast’s name to Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon after taking ownership from Boyd Gaming. The new name is apparently a tribute to Harrah’s founder Bill Harrah.

Boyd Gaming is trading Barbary Coast to Harrah’s for the land where Westward Ho formerly stood. The Nevada Gaming Control Board has recommended approval by the Nevada Gaming Commission of the transaction.

Update: The Review Journal now has a few more details.

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Las Vegas podcast #105 includes:

  • Polly Esther’s coming to Stratosphere
  • Palms opens temporary buffet
  • Food while you gamble at El Cortez
  • Michael’s move delayed
  • The Producers opens at Paris
  • More bad news for the monorail
  • Harrah’s spokeswoman is an idiot
  • Rob and Amber: Against the Odds
  • Listener reports
  • Prince’s Super Bowl press conference

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Direct download of the podcast: Five Hundy By Midnight 2/4/07 (52:51 min, 48.5 MB) or subscribe.

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