El Cortez Hotel & Casino

El Cortez Hotel & Casino

El Cortez Hotel, vintage Vegas at its best.

Thomas J. Story

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Las Vegas,  Nevada
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Billed as Las Vegas’ oldest continuously operating casino, El Cortez recently treated itself to a $32 million facelift, adding upscale cabana suites across the street and refreshing its old-timey casino bar. But make no mistake: Nostalgia will always be the main amenity at the onetime Bugsy Siegel haunt, embodied by nonagenarian former owner Jackie Gaughan, who lives upstairs in a penthouse suite.
Last Reviewed March 2013

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