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Casino Royale On Las Vegas Strip Could See Implosion This Year

Terrible’s Property In Nevada Also Demolished


Casino Royale Las VegasFirst the dollar Michelobs were gone, and now the casino itself may soon be getting the wrecking ball. The budget-friendly gambling destination Casino Royale’s days on the Las Vegas Strip now seem to be numbered.

Best Western, the property’s owner, has been granted approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to build a 699-foot tower on the site. While there haven’t been many details on those plans so far, construction on the tower must be begin by Jan. 21, 2025, according to

Another Strip Demolition

The Casino Royale is a popular spot for those seeking some low-roller table games and slots – combined with cheap beer – right on the Vegas Strip. The $25 in free slot play for new rewards club members was also popular with guests.

That approach made the property an outlier in recent years with all of the glitz and glamour on the Strip, but the valuable real estate may now see another use. by the parent company.

“One of the key factors contributing to the potential loss of Casino Royale is the skyrocketing value of real estate along the Strip,” Law News notes. “Developers are often enticed to replace older, smaller properties with more lucrative ventures that align with the Strip’s luxurious and extravagant image.”

The hotel originally opened in 1964 as the Caravan Motor Hotel with the Nob Hill Casino also opening in 1978. The property was rebranded as Casino Royale in 1992 and purchased by Best Western in 2012.

Those looking for some cheap betting and beer may now only have months left to check out the property. This isn’t the only Strip property that faces demolition. In February, Bally’s announced that the Tropicana would be closing in April to begin redevelopment for the new stadium for the Oakland A’s.

The Las Vegas area seems to see casino implosions every few years as new properties are planned. Terrible’s Casino, located just 25 miles south of Las Vegas in the city of Jean, became the latest. The property began undergoing the demolition process about a month ago to make way for a new industrial park.